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.



(Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-375-7600,

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


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

10 p.m.


(Groveland Gallery, 25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis, 612-377-7800,

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

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


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

6-9 p.m.


Von Braschler

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

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)


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. 


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

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.





(The Gallery @ Fox Tax, 503 1st Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-824-2829,

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,

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


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,


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,

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


Grupo Soap del Corazon: Espirtus

(801 Washington Lofts, 801 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 952-277-2721,

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,

Screening of the PBS show. 4 p.m.

Dobe O Rama

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


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

Gun Safety & Self Defense Information Expo

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

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.




Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof: The Art of Giving

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

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,

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


Farmers Markets:


Minneapolis Farmers' Market

(312 E. Lyndale Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-333-1718,

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

Kingfield Farmers' Market

(4310 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-207-7893,

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,

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,

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,


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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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