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Food Trucks, Pinups, Walktoberfest: Freeloader Friday

This week in Freeloader Friday we have an epic party at the Walker Art Center, one last food truck rally before the cold sets in, and a dog-friendly festival. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

FRIDAY:

Walktoberfest

(Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-375-7600, www.walkerart.org)

This four-day celebration of the Walker's 75 anniversary features live music, family events, extended museum hours, a beer tent, and more. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.

Red Daugters, Tungsten, Holly Hansen

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

10 p.m.

Parts

(Groveland Gallery, 25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis, 612-377-7800, www.grovelandgallery.com)

( Burnet Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers Hotel, 901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-767-6999, www.chambersminneapolis.com)

This joint exhibition, which opened last night, features new works by Michael Kareken at Burnet Gallery and Groveland Gallery..

Parts: A joint exhibition of new works by Michael Kareken at Burnet Gallery and Groveland Gallery.

Clementine, Mammoth Indigo, Chalk, Star Magnet

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

9 p.m.

Die Wunderkammer

(Gallery 148, 2501 Stevens Ave., Minneapolis, 816-868-7443)

A fusion of art and natural science with work from 18 local artists. 6:30-9 p.m.

Holly Streekstra, Nathan Coutts: New Work

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(Franconia in the City @ Casket Gallery and Education Space, 1781 Jefferson St. NE, Minneapolis, www.franconia.org)

6-9 p.m.

 

Von Braschler

(Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-822-4611, www.magersandquinn.com)

The author reads from and discusses his book, Confessions of a Reluctant Ghost Hunter, and leads a mini-workshop on ghost-hunting. 7 p.m.

Paintings from the Collection

(The Waiting Room, 1629 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis)

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6-8 p.m.

That's My Uncle, Jones, Old Desert Road

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

10 p.m. 

Colossal

(Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 4th St. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-0937, www.mixedblood.com)

Theater gets into sports in a big way in this play by Andrew Hinderaker. The national passion for football is celebrated and examined through the piece, which is presented in four 15-minute "quarters" and features a half-time show. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Nov. 9. Tickets are free first-come, first served ($20 for guaranteed seating). Read more about the production here.

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SATURDAY:

Patefacio

(The Gallery @ Fox Tax, 503 1st Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-824-2829, www.foxtaxservice.com/gallery)

Local artists create their version of classic pin up art. 6-10 p.m.

Apple Crushing & Pressing Event

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

Features activities and demonstrations on making do-it-yourself apple wine and hard cider. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Vernon Wayne, The Great Went, Swimsuit Area

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

10 p.m.

CAW Solo: Dimensional Mutation

(Cult Status Gallery, 3449 N. 2nd St., Minneapolis, 612-965-9162)

Work by Christopher Williams. 7 p.m. to midnight.

Fall Feast Food Truck Rally

(Harriet Brewing, 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184, www.harrietbrewing.com)

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With 18 food trucks plus free live music in Harriet's Tap Room. 12-7 p.m.

Sonic Bouquet, Tim Casey & the Martyrs, Spaceheater, Geyser

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

9 p.m.

Heat Up Your Life

(Bent Brewstillery, 1744 Terrace Dr., Roseville, 844-879-2368, www.bentbrewstillery.com)

Festival and celebration of fiery foods features tastings of local hot sauce and salsa. 3-10 p.m.

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Grupo Soap del Corazon: Espirtus

(801 Washington Lofts, 801 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 952-277-2721, www.801washingtonlofts.org)

Work by Dougie Padilla, Xavier Tavera, Jim Denomie, Lela Pierce. 6-9 p.m.

art21 Screening: Investigations Episode

(Minneapolis Television Network, 125 Main St., Minneapolis, 612-331-8575, minnesota.cbslocal.com)

Screening of the PBS show. 4 p.m.

Dobe O Rama

(Bloomington Obedience Training Club, 8127 Pleasant Ave. S, Bloomington, 651.256.2294)

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Doberman festival features games, demonstrations, food, dog play area, merchants, silent auction, more. Proceeds benefit Doberman Rescue Minnesota. For more info visit www.dobermanrescueminnesota.com. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gun Safety & Self Defense Information Expo

(St. Paul Harley-Davidson/Buell, 2899 Hudson Road, Oakdale, 651-738-2168, www.stpaulhd.com)

Featuring vendors, speakers, info sessions on personal safety, self defense for kids and adults, gun safety, and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Women's Arts Resources of MN (WARM) Mentor Program

(Grain Belt Brewery Bottling House, 79 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-465-0234)

6-9 p.m.

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SUNDAY:

Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof: The Art of Giving

(Sabes Jewish Community Center, 4330 Cedar Lake Rd. S., St. Louis Park, 952-381-3400, www.sabesjcc.org)

Artist reception and dedication ceremony at 5 p.m.

Delta Delta Delta Force/Repetition, Simulation, Repetition

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

This dual show in the MAEP Galleries opened this past Sunday, and features the work of Andy Messerschmidt and Mathew Zefeldt.

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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.

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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)

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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:

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.