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Raging Art On, Holla Days, Monster Drawing Rally: Freeloader Friday

This week in Freeloader Friday we have a variety of fun art events to attend, a few shopping parties, and some great music gigs. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

FRIDAY:

Center of Gravity

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

Recent works by Alyssa Baguss, Eric William Carroll, Peter Happel Christian, and Paula McCartney. Read more about it here. 7-10 p.m.

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The Blind Shake & Joust Release Show

(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis)

With Teenage Moods. 21+. 9 p.m.

Metadactyl

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

With Disasteratti and Solidstate. 10 p.m.

Holla Days '15

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

Featuring Robots from the Future, San Dimas, and Nakita. 10 p.m. 

A Pop Up Boutique

(Pop-up Boutique Location, 1101 W. Broadway, Minneapolis)

Locally made crafts, art, and food. Fri. 4-8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Light Up The Night, Light Up A Life Holiday Open House

(Solar Arts Building, 3rd Floor Gallery, 711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis)

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Fri. 5-9 p.m.; Sat. 12-8 p.m.; Sun. 12-4 p.m.

Waterworks

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

Work by Drew Peterson. 6-9 p.m.

Minneapolis Winter Social

(The Depot Skating Rink, 225 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-375-1700, www.minneapolisdepot.com)

Featuring a gingerbread house contest, photo booth, and crafts. Skate rental is $4. Registration is here required click here. 12-2 p.m.

Curtiss A & the Dark Click

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(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)

9 p.m.

MCAD MFA Open Studio Night 2014

(MCAD - Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2501 Stevens Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-874-3700, www.mcad.edu)

With student performances, music, refreshments. 6-9 p.m.

Raging Art On

(Gamut Gallery, 1006 Marquette Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-701-8272, www.gamutgallerympls.com)

Shop locally at this artsy event featuring over 40 artists. Dec. 12-13, 12-10 p.m.

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SATURDAY:

7th Annual Monster Drawing Rally

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

Watch live art in creation, and buy any pieces you like for $35. There will also be food and a cash bar. Proceeds benefit Midway Contemporary Art. 6-10 p.m.

The Add+Ons (CD Release Show)

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

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With Kitten Forever and Catbath. 10 p.m.

Million March MN: Million Artist Movement

(Government Plaza, 300 S. Sixth St., Minneapolis)

1 to 3 p.m. More info here.

A Very Christmas Match Game

(331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis)

Match celebrities with statements. There will also be cheap beer. 21+. 7 p.m.

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Gear, Beer, and Cheer: A Holiday Pop Up Shop!

(LynLake BRewery, 2934 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis)

Noon to 4 p.m.

Free Second Saturdays

(Bakken Library and Museum, 3537 Zenith Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-926-3878, www.thebakken.org)

With special activities and happenings. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ship and Shape Holiday Sale

(American Craft Council, 1224 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, 612-206-3100, www.craftcouncil.org)

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11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Visual Literacy

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

Art books and book arts will be available for viewing and purchase inside the annual holiday pop-up shop. 12-5 p.m.

World (Craft) Fair

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

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Holiday Arts and Crafts Sale

(Vine Arts Center, 2637 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-728-5745, www.vineartscenter.com)

Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.

Jackson Flats Holiday Bazaar

(Artspace Jackson Flats, 901 18 1/2 Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-333-9012, www.artspace.org/our-places/artspace-jackson-flats)

Handmade mittens, vintage clothing, original silversmith jewelry, artist prints, more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

22nd Annual Women's Art Festival

(Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center, 2924 4th Ave., Minneapolis, 612.638.1000, www.urbanventures.org)

Fiber art, scarves, jewelry. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

2nd Saturday at the California Building

(California Building, 2205 California St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-788-5551, www.californiabuilding.com)

12-4 p.m.

KFAI Vinyl Voices

(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

Various KFAI DJs spin records in the Tap Room. 1:30-4 p.m.

SUNDAY:

Linden Hills Winter Farmers' Market

(Sunnyside Gardens, 3723 W. 44th Street, Minneapolis, 612-926-2654, sunnyside-gardens.com)

Indoor holiday market featuring Christmas trees, crafts, storytellers, and Santa. More info at www.lindenhillsfarmersmarket.com. Starting Dec. 14, Sundays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Dec. 21.

Gus Lynch Memorial and Wake

(Turf Club, 1601 University Ave. W., St. Paul)

Come celebrate the life of Gus Lynch, a local comedian who tragically passed away while on vacation last week. 4 p.m.

Bjorn Olaf, Blood Cookie and Midnight Oaks  

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

8 p.m.