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"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday
L-R: Ellen Mueller at Soap Factory, Pseudo Manitou's Relation for "Post Mo' Bills," Jaime Carrera's Salon series
This week in Freeloader Friday we have a variety of fun art shows, a few dance parties, a handful of fun festivals, a wine making class, and lots of free theater in the park. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday

FRIDAY:

Love's Labor's Lost
(Various locations)

The Classical Actors Ensemble presents an outdoor production of Shakespeare's play. Friday at 7 p.m. at Lake Harriet Rose Garden (4124 Roseway Rd., Minneapolis),  Saturday at 7 p.m. at Lake of the Isles (2500 Lake Isles Pkwy., Minneapolis), and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Merriam Park (2000 St. Anthony Ave., St. Paul).

Bollywood, Astronomique, Greyduck
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday

We Wait in the Darkness
(All My Relations Gallery, 1414 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-872-4700, www.nacdi.org)

Choreographer Rosy Simas presents an art installation piece inspired by the lives of the Seneca women of Simas's family. There will be 10-minute dances noon and 2 p.m. Fri., Sat., and Sun. each week; and talks at noon Friday this week. Read more about this piece here.

Gay Witch Abortion, Animal Lover, Miami Dolphins
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday

Bill Tresch: Drawing
(Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, 250 3rd Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-247-1244, www.trafficzoneart.com)

7-9 p.m.

Killer Hayseeds
(Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill: 1623 Park Place Blvd., Minneapolis, 763-450-9999)

9:30 p.m.

Americana
(
The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176, www.soapfactory.org)

Work by nine emerging artists from across North America. 7-11 p.m.

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday
Leif Huron

Lazy Susan Band
(Whiskey Junction: 901 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-9550)

9:30 p.m.
 

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday
David Schlosser

The Comedy of Errors
(Various locations)

David Schlosser directs the outdoor Cromulent Shakespeare Company production of the classic comedy. Fri. at 7 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park (6400 Portland Ave. S., Richfield), Sat. at 7 p.m. at Washburn Fair Oaks Park (200 24th St. E., Minneapolis), and 2 p.m. Sun. at Nokomis Community Center (2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy., Minneapolis).

Nomad World Copa
(Nomad World Pub, 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424, www.nomadpub.com)

Featuring games televised on a JumboTron, rotation of local food trucks, beer garden, bar games, live music, more.

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday

Shawn Kuruneru: Landscapes
(David Petersen Gallery, 2018 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-276-6541, www.davidpetersengallery.com)

New paintings and a floor drawing. 7-9 p.m.

The Donald Washington Sextet
(Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar: 308 Prince St., St. Paul, 651-228-9274)

8 p.m.

Twelfth Night

Theatre Pro Rata presents Shakespeare's comedy outdoors at various Twin Cities locations. 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Kenwood Park (2101 W. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis) and Sunday at University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska).

Post Mo' Bills
(Gamut Gallery, 1006 Marquette Ave. S, Minneapolis, 612-701-8272, www.gamutgallerympls.com)

Screenprints inspired by flyer postings. Curated by Erik Farseth and Jade Patrick. 7-11 p.m.

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday
Biafra Inc., Usurp the Future

 

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday

SATURDAY:

Solstice River
(Stone Arch Bridge, 219 S. Main St., Minneapolis)

Featuring a site-specific interpretive dance performed on the same day throughout the world on water quality issues. For more info visit globalwaterdances.org. 8 p.m.  

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday

Chinese-ness
(The Third Place Gallery, 3730 Chicago Ave. S. Studio B, Minneapolis)

Project-in-progress of Wing Young Huie's first trip to his family's ancestral village and his first time photographing in China. Reception followed by ping-pong and karaoke. 7-9 p.m.

Mill City Farmers' Market
(Mill City Farmers' Market, 704 2nd St. S., Minneapolis, 612-341-7580, www.millcityfarmersmarket.org)

There will be a free bike helmet giveaway while supplies last. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

50th & Bryant Street Fest
(Zinnia Folk Arts, 826 W. 50th St., Minneapolis, 612-824-4342, www.zinniafolkarts.com)

With live music, face painting, family events, small business specials, more. 12-3 p.m.

The Belfast Cowboys
(Whiskey Junction: 901 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-9550)

9:30 p.m.

Hey, That's My Jam Dance Party 2
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

With Hey There Handsome, Slow Moe.
10 p.m.

GermanFest
(Schmidt Artist Lofts, 882 7th St W, St Paul)

With live music, heritage exhibits, family activities, food and beverage vendors, more. For more info, visit www.germanfestmn.org. Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday

Salon: A Curatorial Residency of Art & Performance by Jaime Carrera
(Eat Street Buddha Kitchen, 2550 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-886-2468, www.eatstreetbuddha.com)

Featuring a series of performance art and visual art events curated by the local artist. 8 p.m.

WindyFest 2014
(Windom Park South Community Center, 5821 Wentworth Ave. S., Minneapolis, 952-941-3150)

With live music, family activities, mini golf, obstacle course, food and beverage vendors, more. For more info visit www.windompark.org. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wine Making Class
(Midwest Homebrewing and Winemaking Supplies, 5825 Excelsior Blvd., Minneapolis, 952-925-9854, www.midwestsupplies.com)

10:30 a.m.-noon.

Cracked Walnut
(Form + Content Gallery, 210 N. 2nd St., Minneapolis, 612-436-1151, www.formandcontent.org)

A reading of original poetry based on the Liminal exhibit. With Alyssa Whiting, Colin McDonald, Chasity Gunn, Louis Murphy, Susan Thurston, more. 7 p.m.  

Green Building Energy Tour
(Midtown Farmers' Market, 2225 Lake St. E., Minneapolis, 612-724-7457, www.midtownfarmersmarket.org)

Tour meets at Midtown Farmers Market and visits Hawthorne EcoVillage, the Rose-Hope Community, and MinnePHit Passivhaus. For more info and registration call 651.293.0575 or visit citizensleague.org. 9 a.m.-noon.

Davu Seru & DeVon Gray
(Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar: 308 Prince St., St. Paul, 651-228-9274)

8 p.m.

2 Mile Final
(Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill: 1623 Park Place Blvd., Minneapolis, 763-450-9999)

9:30 p.m.

 

SUNDAY:

Open Field

Featuring campfire music; drawing sessions; talks; demonstrations; books, sports equipment, games, and more available for checkout; special happenings; more. Visit www.walkerart.org/openfield for a complete schedule. Starting June 14, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Continues through Aug. 14.

Corpse Reviver
(331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746, www.331club.com)

3 p.m.

Eric Tessmer Band, Crooked Saws, the Fattenin' Frogs
(Cause Spirits & Soundbar, 3001 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-822-6000, www.spiritsandsound.com)

10 p.m.

MiX: Pride Week Kickoff
(Crave: 825 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-332-1133)

With DJ Shiek, DJ Lenka Paris. 5 p.m.

Bad Sports, Real Numbers, Joust, Hot Rash
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Spooky Ghost, Stereo Confession, Shiner & Neon
(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)

9 p.m.

Family Art Sunday
(Banfill-Locke Center For the Arts, 6666 E. River Road, Fridley, 763-574-1850, www.banfill-locke.org)

Fun activities at the museum and in the park. 1-3 p.m.

Farmers Markets:

Minneapolis:

Minneapolis Farmers Market
(312 E. Lyndale Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-333-1718, www.mplsfarmersmarket.com)

May 24-Nov. 15, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.

Kingfield Farmers Market
(4310 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-207-7893, www.kingfieldfarmersmarket.org)

Sundays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Oct. 26.

Mill City Farmers Market
(Mill City Farmers' Market, 704 2nd St. S., Minneapolis, 612-341-7580, www.millcityfarmersmarket.org)

The Mill City Farmers' Market kicks off. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Oct. 25.

Midtown Farmers Market
(2225 Lake St. E., Minneapolis, 612-724-7457, www.midtownfarmersmarket.org)

Starting May 24, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesdays, 3-7 p.m. Continues through Oct. 28.

Fulton Farmers Market
(4301 Chowen Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.207.7893, www.fultonfarmersmarket.org)

Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Oct. 25.

St. Paul:

St. Paul Downtown Farmers' Market
(5th St. and Wall St., St. Paul, 651-227-8101, www.stpaulfarmersmarket.com)

Starting May 24, Saturdays, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Nov. 23.

Farmers' Market
(Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, 1079 Summit Ave., St. Paul, 651-227-7669, www.stmjoomla.com)

Fridays, 1:15-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 31.

The suburbs and beyond:

Gerten's Farmers' Market
(Gerten's Farm Market, 2900 65th St. E., Inver Grove Heights, 651-450-0001)

Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 30.

Richfield Farmers' Market
(64th St. and Portland Ave. (Veterans Memorial Park Shelter), Richfield, 612-861-9396, www.richfieldfarmersmarket.org)

Starting May 24, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon; Saturdays. Continues through Oct. 25.

Farmers' Market
(Anoka County Growers, 707 89th Ave. NE, Blaine, 763-792-4025)

Starting May 24, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon. Continues through Oct. 25.

Prior Lake Farmers' Market
(Pleasant Ave. & Highway 13, Prior Lake, 952-447-0263, www.priorlakefarmersmarket.com.)

Starting May 24, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Continues through Oct. 31.  

Farmers' Market
(Goose Lake Farm & Winery, 6760 213th Ave. NW, Elk River, 612-209-1721, www.gooselakefarm.com)

Starting May 24, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through Oct. 19.





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