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Porno Wolf, parking lot sales, free the nipple march: Freeloader Friday

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This week in free stuff to do we have garage sales, topless marches, lots of concerts, a Greek Fest, and more. Come take a look and plan your weekend.

FRIDAY:

Angel Hawari and Sara Syverhus

(Sidhe Brewing Company, 652 Jenks Ave., St. Paul)

Drink beer and check out art. Read more about it here. 7 to 9 p.m.

Grammar  

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

With the Fontanelles, and Silverback Colony. 10 p.m.

Porno Wolves, Superheater, Wavy Maze 

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

9 p.m.

Ruined, Palm Hands

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

9 p.m.

August Music and Movies: The Straight Story

(Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W. Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, 612-661-4785)

Featuring music from the Pines. 7:30 p.m.  

SATURDAY:

Tent Party

(Nye's Polonaise, 112 E Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-379-2021)

Featuring BBQ, full bar, and performances from the Belfast Cowboys, Molly Maher, New Primitives, Doug Otto & the Getaways, St. Dominic's Trio, and the World's Most Dangerous Polka Band. Sat. 3-11 p.m.; Sun. 2-11 p.m.

 

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Annual Parking Lot Sale

(Fifth Element, 2411 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis; 612-377-0044)

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Crash Cuddle, Portrait of a Drowned Man, Falcon Arrow 

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

10 p.m.

Free Lunch Crew Special

(Bedlam Theatre Lowertown: 213 E. 4th St., St Paul, 651-209-0597)

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Hosted by J.Cupid of the Morning Macchiato. 10:30 p.m.

Jacob Hanson (DJ Set) 

(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

11 p.m.

Chipotle Cultivate Festival

(Loring Park: 1382 Willow St., Minneapolis)

Featuring music from Walk the Moon, Atlas Genius, Misterwives, Anderson East, and Hippo Campus. With interactive food experiences, an artisan mart, local beer tasting garden, a kids' zone, and cooking demonstrations by Andrew Zimmern, Gavin Kaysen, and others. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bella Natura

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(Gallery 360, 3011 W. 50th St., Minneapolis, 612-925-2400, www.gallery360mpls.com)

Paintings by Jill Van Sickle. 7-10 p.m. 

Saint George Greek Summer Festival

(Greek Orthodox Church, 1111 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, 651-222-6220)

Greek food, music, and kids' games. For more information, visit www.stgeorgegoc.org/greekfestival. Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 

WE WIN Institute's 1st Annual Griot Festival

(Bethune Park, 919 Fremont Ave. N., St. Paul, 612-566-0897)

Celebration of the African diaspora, featuring drumming, dancing, rap, mural painting, and storytelling. 12-5 p.m. 

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(Public Functionary, 1400 12th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-978-5566, www.publicfunctionary.org)

Performance art concert by Jaime Carrera. With Bobbi Gass, Akiko Ostlund, and Jake Schlichting, along with a set by Mrs. 7 p.m.  

SUNDAY:

Go Topless Minneapolis [Inclusive topless solidarity for Black women/trans*]

(Gold Medal Park, S. Second St., Minneapolis)

An 18+ march to free the nipple. Wear pasties or other items you are comfortable with. This is a body-positive safe-space event, so don't be a jerk or creeper, please. 4 to 5:30 p.m.

BareBones Productions

(Caponi Art Park, 1220 Diffley Rd., Eagan, 651-454-9412, www.caponiartpark.org)

Art and puppet show, with Drumheart. 6:30 p.m.  

Fried: Anti-Human Endless Bummer 

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

Featuring DJ Jim Frick, DJ Flying Saucer, and Joshua Michaels (Heckadecimal). 9 p.m.

First Avenue's Garage Sale & Open Streets Market

(First Avenue garage, 701 First Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-338-8388, www.first-avenue.com)

First Ave and Turf Club gear and keepsakes for sale, with local food and merchandise vendors. Open Streets along Washington Avenue North and First Avenue North. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.