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Freeloader Friday: Memorial Day weekend

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This week in free stuff to do we have a few summertime kick-off parties, a pop-up karaoke event, graffiti art, and more. Come take a look and plan your weekend for cheap.


FRIDAY:

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

Soundset-related group show featuring graffiti artists. See prints, paintings, and more. 5-10 p.m.

Astronomique (EP Release Show)
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

With Sloslylove, Two Castles, and Sniffle Party. 10 p.m.
Huldufólk Iceland Exhibition
(Light Grey Art Lab, 118 E. 26th St., Minneapolis, 612-239-2047, www.lightgreyartlab.com)

Group show featuring artists from Light Grey Iceland Residency. 7-10 p.m., with an artist's talk at 7 p.m. with Justin Oaksford. 

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

With Gin Street, Mad Dogs of Glory, and the Way Away. 9 p.m.

Headshots (Lightning Blend) RSE20
(Pop-Up Exhibition Space, 2640 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis)

Photographs of Rhymesayers' 20th Anniversary show by Dan Monick. 6-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 12-6 p.m. Sun.-Mon.

SATURDAY:

Late Night at Memory Lanes Block Party 2016
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

NOTE: Admission is $5 before 10 p.m. After 10 p.m. it's free, and the lineup includes Mixed Blood Majority, Dead Disco, Beasthead, Tiny Deaths, and DJ Shannon Blowtorch. 10 p.m. to midnight. 

Open House
(Sibley House Historic Site, 1357 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, 651-452-1596, www.mnhs.org/places/sites/shs)

Featuring tours, re-enactments, family activities, and raffle. 1-4 p.m. 
Dead Media Spring Cleaning Week 3: Records
(Dead Media, 3330 E. 25th St., Minneapolis; 612-222-1655)

Grab bags and 15 percent off vinyl. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sat.-Sun.

Live Harness Horse Racing
(Running Aces Casino and Racetrack, 15201 Zurich St. NE, Columbus, 651-925-4600, www.runaces.com)

Tuesdays, 7 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31.  

Dead Bundy and the Neat Neat Neats, DJ Lazer Bob
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

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

With Invidiosus, NoN, Endless Reign, and Dissident Clone. 9 p.m.

SUNDAY:

MNnice: Karaoke & Cocktails Pop-up
(Encore Karaoke & Sushi Lounge, 2111 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis; 612-889-3128)

Featuring guest bartenders from TRUEpenny, specialty drinks, beer and food specials. 7 p.m. to midnight.

Noble Beast, Iron Kingdom, Lockgnar, Eternal Voyager
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

Late Night Memory Lanes Block Party 2016
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

NOTE: Admission is $5 before 10 p.m. After 10 p.m. it's free, and the lineup includes Davina and the Vagabonds, Hotpants, DJ Brian Engel. 10 p.m. to midnight.


MONDAY:

Music and Movies in the Parks
(Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W. Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, 612-661-4785)

Minneapolis Park & Rec Board hosts 200 concerts and 70 movies between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The kickoff on Monday features live music by Socaholix and All the Islands, plus food and food trucks Bread & Pickle, Hot Indian Foods, Rusty Taco, Sweet Dreams Candy, and more. Check www.mplsmusicandmovies.com for full listings and locations throughout the summer. 5 to 9 p.m. 

Murder Junkies, Trim Reaper, Texas Toast Chainsaw Massacre, Rebel City Rollers
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

Memorial Day Celebration
(Lakewood Cemetery, 3600 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-822-2171)

Featuring remembrance ceremony, live music, art classes, guided tours, and family activities. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.