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Grand Old Day, bikes on the Greenway: Freeloader Friday

Grand Old Day
Grand Old Day
Photo by Brandon Stengel
This edition of Freeloader Friday boasts several street fests, a handful of gallery shows, a slew of free concerts, and even some bike fun. Come take a look at our list.

Grand Old Day, bikes on the Greenway: Freeloader Friday
Sarah Shriver

FRIDAY:

Polymer Clay

(Flow Art Space, 308 E. Prince St., Saint Paul, 612-564-3569, www.flowartspace.com)

5-8 p.m.

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

10:30 p.m.

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

10 p.m.

Pretty Boy Thorson, God Damn Doo Wop Band, Whiskey Jeff & the Beer Back Band, Tyler Haag & the Bar
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

2013 Edina Art Fair
(50th & France, 3925 50th St. W., Edina)

Featuring 329 artists. All merchandise sales benefit the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota. More info at www.edinaartfair.com. Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Broken Bicycles, Mystery Date, Buffalo Sleeper
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

Trent Romens Band, Steve Noonan
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

7 p.m.

Hillary Howard, Hustle Rose, the Halley DeVestern Band
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m. 18+.

Last Friday Jazz Series
(The Coffee Grounds: 1579 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-9959)

With 7 Cats Swing, CatTet. 8 p.m.

 

Grand Old Day, bikes on the Greenway: Freeloader Friday
Melissa Loop

SATURDAY:

Colonies
(Rosalux Gallery, 1400 Van Buren St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-747-3942, www.rosaluxgallery.com)

New work by Melissa Loop and Amelia Biewald. 7-11 p.m.

Tubby Esquire, Big Surf, Surf Dawgs
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

With DJ Rock the Monkey. 9 p.m.

Fate's Palette, Squares, El Le Faunt

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

10 p.m.  

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

10 p.m.

Grand Old Day, bikes on the Greenway: Freeloader Friday

Live Harness Racing
(Running Aces Harness Park, 15201 Zurich St. NE, Forest Lake, 651-925-4600)

Starting June 1, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, 7 p.m.; Sundays, 6 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31.

Spring Into Biking
(Midtown Greenway Coalition, 2834 10th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-879-0103, www.midtowngreenway.org)

With live music, freewheel bike demos, fat bike course, activities for children, coffee and lemonade, info, safety tips, more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Art in the Hollow: Artists in Action!
(Swede Hollow Park, 650 Payne Ave., St. Paul)

With plein-air painters, artists demonstrations, performers, teen-art gallery, history tent, kids art activities, strolling musicians, more. More info at www.artinthehollow.org. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet
(Como Lakeside Pavilion, 1360 N. Lexington Parkway, St. Paul, 651-488-4920)

Shakespeare in the park! Visit www.cromulentshakespeare.org for the full schedule and list of locations. 7 p.m.

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

Featuring special activities for families themed with the current exhibits. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Burger Night
(The Nicollet: 1931 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-424-5513)

With Tickle Torture, MC Jacobs, DJ Foolproof, DJ Sir Gregory Fuck Knight, Lonesome DJ Dave, more. 2 p.m.--midnight.

Grand Old Day, bikes on the Greenway: Freeloader Friday

Spectrum ArtWorks: An Introspective
(Regla De Oro Gallery, 2743 Lyndale Avenue S., Minneapolis, 612-886-1247)

2-5 p.m.

Brown Bag, Nikki & the Ruemates, Lonesome Dan Kase
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

3 p.m.

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

10:30 p.m.

WaterFest 2013
(Phalen Park, 1600 Phalen Drive, St Paul, 651-771-7507)

With canoe and solar pontoon rides, standup paddleboard and sailing demonstrations, fishing lessons, Geocaching, climbing wall, jump castle, native plant give-away, live animals, water games, art exhibits, lakeside yoga, Hmong dancers, more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Grand Old Day, bikes on the Greenway: Freeloader Friday

Artists del Norte: Artists in the Far East
(Banfill-Locke Center For the Arts, 6666 E. River Road, Fridley, 763-574-1850, www.banfill-locke.org)

Spring juried show. Reception and awards 4-6 p.m.

Hamline Midway Heartwood Festival
(Newell Park, 900 N. Fairview Ave., St. Paul, 651-632-5111)

With live entertainment, food, resource and art fairs, and activities. More info at www.hamlinemidway.org/heartwood. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

St. Anthony Park Arts Festival
(St. Anthony Park Branch Library, 2245 Como Ave., St. Paul, 651-642-0411)

Featuring 82 artists, food, live music, a book sale, art activities for children and adults. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pinewood Derby
(Mall of America, 60
E. Broadway, Bloomington, 952-883-8800, www.mallofamerica.com)

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Paper Darts POP-UP
(SOOlocal: A Division of SooVAC, 3506 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-871-2263)

Featuring special events showcasing over 25 different organizations, artists, and writers. For a complete schedule, visit www.paperdartspopup.org. June 1-July 20.

Grand Old Day, bikes on the Greenway: Freeloader Friday

 

Grand Old Day, bikes on the Greenway: Freeloader Friday
Photo by Brandon Stengel

SUNDAY:

Grand Old Day
(Grand Avenue, from Dale to Fairview, in St. Paul, www.grandave.com)

Featuring 40 blocks of live music, food, and entertainment. 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet
(Minnehaha Park and Falls, 4801 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 612-230-6400, www.minneapolisparks.org)

2 p.m.

Mother Banjo
(Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant: 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-332-1010)

7 p.m.


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