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Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday

Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday
L-R: Work by Jim Dryden, mnartists.org's Field Trip, Twin Cities Zinefest
Who doesn't love free stuff? Fortunately, there's plenty of happenings in the Twin Cities this weekend that won't eat your wallet. There's parties in parks, parties with zines, and quite a few parties with art. Or head over to a bar for a free concert. Looking for an Oktoberfest? That's here, too.

Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday
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FRIDAY:

Terra Nova
(Gallery 122 At Hang It, 122 8th St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-874-7222)

Work by Kate Casanova and Areca Roe. 7-9 p.m.

The Sudden Lovelys, Reina del Cid, Jack Klatt
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Elyse Barnard (CD-release), Brian Laidlaw & the Family Tree, Electric String Quartet

(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

9 p.m.

St. Dominic's Trio
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

9 p.m.

Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday
Photo by Abby Kallas

14th Annual Fall Fine Arts Show
(Solar Arts Building, 3rd Floor Gallery, 711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis)

Featuring over 140 artists. Fri. 6-9 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 12-5 p.m.

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

10 p.m.  

Coaccion, Cognitive Dissonance, Favela Rising, Sistemma Immundo
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Oktoberfest
(Mario's Keller Bar: 2300 NE University Ave., Minneapolis, 612-781-3860)

With Bill Koncar, the Scott Bixby Band, the Joey Johnson Band, the Squires, the John Kujda Band, more. 6-10 p.m. Also Saturday.

North Country Food Alliance Fundraiser Bowlathon
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

With Wage Theft, Dusty Miller, Hack, Catbath. 10 p.m.  

Sougwen Chung: Chiaro/Oscuro
(Public Functionary, 1400 12th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-978-5566, www.publicfunctionary.org)

This show features 30+ works of traditional drawing technique, digital reproduction, video animation, and projection mapping. The gallery will host special activities each weekend on Friday evenings from 8 p.m. to midnight through Sept. 27.

Southside Desire, Big Wave Dave and the Ripples, Black Diet
(Nomad World Pub: 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424)

9 p.m.

National Bird, Flora Cash
(Whole Music Club: 300 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-625-2272)

7:30 p.m.

Ruckus Art Shop Grand Opening
(Waterbury Center, 1121 Jackson St. NE Ste. 106, Minneapolis)

Opening features work by 20 artists. 5-8 p.m.

Festa Italiana
(Harriet Island, 200 Drive Justus Ohage Blvd., St. Paul)

With food, bocce ball tournament, heritage exhibits, demonstrations, music, Italian liquors and cigars, wine tasting and beer garden, art. More info at www.facebook.com/FestaItalianaMN. Fri. 3-10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
 

Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday

SATURDAY:

Field Trip

(Silverwood Park, 2950 W. Cty Road E., Columbia Heights)

Hosted by mnartists.org, this afternoon features lawn games, live music and performances, arts activities, exhibits, food trucks, No Coast crafts, canoeing, and more. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Step Rockets (single-release)
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Riverfolk
(The Coffee Grounds: 1579 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-9959)

8 p.m.

Crankshaft & the Gear Grinders

(Famous Dave's BBQ & Blues Uptown: 3001 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-822-9900)

9 p.m.

Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday
Photo by Sarah Jordet

Twin Cities Zinefest
(Powderhorn Park Community Building, 3400 15th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-823-1141)

Read more about it here, or visit www.facebook.com/tczinefest. 12-5 p.m. 

King's Fair
(Matthews Park and Community Center, 2318 29th Ave. S., Minneapolis)

Featuring live music, storytelling, pet parade, vegetable and flower judging, art activities, strong-man contest, more. 12-5 p.m.

Tim Casey and the Martyrs, the Oddfathers, the Badenovs, Sonicbouquet
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Kinda Kinky, Stephanie Says, Rob Stealcheat
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday

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

New paintings by Jim Dryden. 5-8 p.m.

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

10:30 p.m.

Childish Films: Kid Flix Fest
(Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 952-847-8107, www.mplib.org)

10:30 a.m.

Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday
Kenneth Steinbach, Palimpsest #5

Kenneth Steinbach Solo Exhibition
(Circa Gallery, 210 N. First St., Minneapolis, 612-332-2386, www.circagallery.org)

Mixed media. 5-8 p.m.

Scary Danger Man (Revisited)
(Tea Garden, 1692 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-690-3495, www.steepery.com)

Work by Aaron Olson-Reiners and Matt Reiners. 7-10 p.m.

Lakeville Art Festival
(Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville, 952-985-4640)

Featuring over 60 artists, demonstrations, youth-art tent, community art, live music, performances, food and wine, more. More info at www.lakevilleartfestival.org. Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Open Streets Minneapolis
(Lowry Ave. N., from Washburn Ave. N. to Lyndale Ave. N., closes to cars)

With open biking, walking, and skating, plus special happenings. More info at openstreetsmpls.com. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday

UNIQUINOX: A Street Festival of the Imagination
(Interact Center, 212 3rd Ave. N. Ste 140, Minneapolis, 612-339-5145, www.interactcenter.com)

An afternoon-long street and art festival created by the artists at Interact. 1 to 4 p.m.

Sacred Harp Singing Convention
(The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park, 2187 Highway 101, Shakopee, 763-694-7784, www.threeriversparks.org)

For tickets and info call 651.457.7762 or visit mnfasola.org. Sat.-Sun. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tangled Up in Dylan  
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

With MN Bluegrass Band, Enchanted Ape, Zacc Harris. 3 p.m.

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

10 p.m.

Elaine's Buffet of Life: A Look at the Life and Work of Hennepin County Artist Elaine Jacobs Yablonsky
(Hennepin History Museum, 2303 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-870-1329, www.hennepinhistory.org)

6 p.m.

Rustic Road 13 Pottery Event and Sale
(Historic Homestead, 1148 Troutbrook, Hudson)

Featuring pottery, demonstrations, live music, more. More info at www.rusticroad13pottery.com. Sat. a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday

 
SUNDAY:

Kill It! Fourth Sunday Comedy Open Mic
(Turf Club, 1601 University Ave. W., St. Paul, 651-647-0486, www.turfclub.net)

8 p.m.

International Peace Site Re-Dedication Celebration
(Lake Harriet Peace Garden, 4125 Roseway, Minneapolis, 612-370-4900)

Featuring a re-dedication ceremony, family activities, WWII experiences from Lynn Elling, craft activities, refreshments. In the Peace Garden. 1-3 p.m.

Duels of the Iron Mic
(Nomad World Pub: 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424)

With DJ Kool Akiem, Truth Maze. 9 p.m. 


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