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Target Holidazzle, Transmission: Freeloader Friday... on Wednesday

It's Thanksgiving weekend, but that doesn't mean you have to sit around gorging yourself on turkey or punching your steering wheel in a mall parking lot for the next four days (although you should be sure to do the former as much as possible). This early edition of Freeloader Friday features things to do with the family after eating, things to do when you need to get away from the family, and things to do with friends. The best part? It's all free, which is a good thing with the Most Expensive Holiday of All just around the corner. Come take a look at our list.

WEDNESDAY:

November Mini-Series: the New Monarchs
(501 Club: 501 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.338.3848)

Electro. 9 p.m.

KFAI House Party Presents
(331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612.331.1746)

With Nikki & the Ruemates at 7 p.m.; Crush Collision Trio goes on later at 9:30 p.m.

The Golden Bubbles
(Kitty Cat Klub, 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612.331.9800)

Rock, power pop.

Cadillac Kolstad & the Flats
(Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.721.6211)

Jazz, blues. 10 p.m.

Transmission
(Clubhouse Jager, 923 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612.332.2686)

Dance into the long weekend with DJ Jake Rudh. 10 p.m.

Beat Box Radio
(Nomad World Pub, 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.338.6424)

Featuring local and international hip hop from the popular Radio K program. 9 p.m.

FRIDAY:

Upsimba, the Yoleus, Falcon Arrow
(Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.721.6211)

Drum and bass, indie pop. 10 p.m.

Target Holidazzle, Transmission: Freeloader Friday... on Wednesday

Target Holidazzle
(Nicollet Mall, From 12th Street to 4th Street, Minneapolis)

Bring a thermos of hot chocolate, or a flask of whiskey, find a good spot on the curb, and let this parade of lights dazzle you. For more info visit www.holidazzle.com. 6:30 p.m.

Jim Crego, Serotonia
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612.331.1746)

Punk rock. 10 p.m.

 

SATURDAY:

Wells Fargo Winter Skate
(Rice Park, 109 W. 4th St., St. Paul)

Stop by at 5 p.m. this Saturday for a ribbon cutting ceremony, performances, fireworks, a tree lighting, and open skate. Bring skates, or flash a Wells Fargo check or credit card for free rentals (it's $2 otherwise). For times, visit www.wellsfargowinterskate.com.

Tree Lighting Ceremony
(50th & France, 3925 50th St. W., Edina, 952.922.1524)

With music, beverages, activities, Santa, reindeer sleigh rides. The tree lighting is at 5 p.m. 2-5 p.m.

Man Is Doomed, Hunting Club
(331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612.331.1746)

Electro pop. 10 p.m.

Dave Wolfe & the Wolfmen

(Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.721.6211)

10 p.m.

SUNDAY:

Samvega
(501 Club, 501 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.338.3848)

Experimental, psychedelic. 9 p.m.

The Rhythm Coalition, Nancy & Izzy
(Cause Spirits & Soundbar, 3001 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.822.6000)

9:30 p.m.

Knox, Who?ane, Dre, Goodknight
(Fine Line Music Café, 318 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612.338.8100)

Hip hop. 7 p.m.


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