This weekend, Minneapolis will host a triad of art shows in the downtown, Uptown, and Powderhorn neighborhoods. Those looking for something a little more low-key may prefer to take in the nature and art on display at the Powderhorn Art Fair (www.powderhornartfair.com). Here, 184 local and national artists, strolling musicians, stage performances, and more will fill the park with creative charm. This festival is also known for its community showcase, so if you're looking to buy local — or if you just want to see what your neighbors have been up to creatively — be sure to take a look. There will also be kid-friendly activities and food to enjoy. Looking to go to all three events, but don't want to bike or deal with parking? Download a Metro Transit pass at metrotransit.org/ArtPass and ride between events for free.
Sat., Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 2012