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Dranksgiving, winter skating, Holidazzle: Freeloader Friday

Dranksgiving, winter skating, Holidazzle: Freeloader Friday
The holiday weekend is here. And while many of us will be traveling, hanging with family, and and watching football on TV, there's still plenty of fun to be had in the cities with friends and fun relatives. This weekend the Holidazzle kicks off, Wells Fargo Winter Skate opens with a big tree-lighting ceremony, and there's lots of free music to be had.

Come take a look at our list.

Dranksgiving, winter skating, Holidazzle: Freeloader Friday

WEDNESDAY:

The Hump
(Triple Rock Social Club: 629 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-333-7399)

With King Otto, Superbrush 427, Slam Dunkapher. 10 p.m.

Dranksgiving 2013
(Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211, www.memorylanesmpls.com)

With Isadore, Hardcore Crayons. 10 p.m. 

Beer Bash
(Butcher & the Boar, 1121 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-238-8888, www.butcherandtheboar.com)

Featuring beers, Thanksgiving sausage, live music from Drew Peterson & the Dead Pigeons, drink specials. Free admission. 4 p.m.-2 a.m.

The Death Comedy Jam
(Grumpy's Bar & Grill, 1111 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-340-9738, www.grumpys-bar.com)

9:30 p.m.

Tramps Like Us

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

10 p.m.

Trapezoids, Zwaremachine, Kether

(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)

Minnesota Metal Night

(Minnesota Music Cafe: 501 Payne Ave., St. Paul, 651-776-4699)

8 p.m.

Weir(d) Wednesdays

(Turf Club: 1601 University Ave. W., St. Paul, 651-647-0486)

With Neil & Martha Weir. 9 p.m. 

THURSDAY:

Wilt, Astral Blood

(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Dranksgiving, winter skating, Holidazzle: Freeloader Friday

FRIDAY:

World (Craft) Fair
(CO Exhibitions, 1101 Stinson Blvd. NE, Minneapolis, 612-379-4151, www.burlesquedesign.com/temp/coexhibitions)

Curated by Burlesque of North America. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 

Crooked Saws
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Bloodgeon

(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

The Broken Bicycles, Ghostmouth

(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

Dranksgiving, winter skating, Holidazzle: Freeloader Friday
Patrick Martinez

Patrick Martinez: Buy Now Cry Later
(Public Functionary, 1400 12th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-978-5566, www.publicfunctionary.org)

This show opened last week, but has special hours and late-night happening starting at 8 p.m. through the end of the show.

Degenerate Art
(Skyway Lounge, 25 N. 4th St., Minneapolis)

Scott Seekins curates a show featuring Jeff Petrick, Grant Hart, Tim Carroll, with music by Venus DeMars. 7 p.m.

London Calling: British Music in Paint
(Brit's Pub, 1110 Nicollet Mall,  Minneapolis)

Brit-tastic work by Louisa Greenstock. With beer by Iron Maiden (no, really) and live music. 21+. 6-10 p.m.

Sleazy & Easy Dance Party
(Clubhouse Jäger, 923 Washington Ave. N.,
Minneapolis)

21+. 10 p.m.

St. Peter Street Stompers
(Red Stag Supper Club: 509 1st Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-767-7766)

10:30 p.m.

Dranksgiving, winter skating, Holidazzle: Freeloader Friday

TAKK: the installation
(JXTA Artists' Cooperative, 1108 W. Broadway, 612-588-1148, juxtapositionarts.org)

Dance performance and interactive video installation explores relationships through a lens of sports. With Kenna Cottman. 7-10 p.m.

Northern Grade @ MIA
(Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-870-3131, www.artsmia.org)

Pop-up shop features a manly shopping marketplace. Black Friday 6-10 a.m.

Holidazzle Parade

(Nicollet Mall, 800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis)

Parade runs between 12th and Fourth Streets on Nicollet Mall. For more info, visit www.holidazzle.com. Fridays, Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 21

Dranksgiving, winter skating, Holidazzle: Freeloader Friday
Patrick Kelley Worldwide Photograhy

 

Dranksgiving, winter skating, Holidazzle: Freeloader Friday

SATURDAY:

Wells Fargo Winter Skate/Winter Courtyard

(Landmark Plaza, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul)

Celebrate the opening of the Wells Fargo WinterSkate and the tree lighting in Rice Park with a bouncy castle, games, cider, and more. More info at www.wellsfargowinterskate.com/skating-info. Skate rental is free with Wells Fargo check card or credit card.

Who Crashed Santa's Sleigh?
(Bachman's, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7600, www.bachmans.com)

Santa and Albert the Elf team up for a new 20-minute holiday adventure. Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m., 12:30, 2 p.m. Continues through Dec. 22

Sam Cassidy

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

10 p.m.

Frontman & the Otherguys (EP release), Fox & Coyote, Daniel Lohmann

(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

9 p.m.

Dranksgiving, winter skating, Holidazzle: Freeloader Friday
Jennifer Davis

Holiday Shop
(SOOlocal: A Division of SooVAC, 3506 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-871-2263)

Featuring art and gifts from over 40 local artists and makers. 4-9 p.m. Sat., Nov. 30. Saturdays, Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through Dec. 22 

Mill City Hot Club; Joel Shapira; Saint Anyway, the Lost Marbles
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

3, 5:15, 7 p.m.

The Front Porch Swingin' Liquor Pigs

(Hell's Kitchen: 80 S. 9th St., Minneapolis, 612-332-4700)

10 p.m.  

Rabbit Holes (7'' release), Deep Cuts (7'' release)

(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Culkin

(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

Casey O'Brien Trio

(Red Stag Supper Club: 509 1st Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-767-7766)

10:30 p.m.

SUNDAY:

Holiday Party
(Ard Godfrey House, 50 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-870-8001, www.ardgodfreyhouse.com)

With live music, tours, refreshments, more. 12:30-3:30 p.m.



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