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The final Holidazzle, movies in the Depot, ugly sweaters: Freeloader Friday

The final Holidazzle, movies in the Depot, ugly sweaters: Freeloader Friday
L-R: Holidazzle, Christmas Vacation, Winter Skate in St. Paul
The weekend is here, and with it comes lots of fun free stuff to do. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

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The final Holidazzle, movies in the Depot, ugly sweaters: Freeloader Friday
Patrick Kelley Worldwide Photography

FRIDAY:

Holidazzle Parade
(Nicollet Mall)

It's the final Holidazzle. The parade runs between 12th and Fourth Streets on Nicollet Mall. For more info, visit www.holidazzle.com. Fridays, Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 21.

Railwave, Blue Green, Pill Hill
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Mother Banjo
(Dulono's: 607 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-1726)

8 p.m.

The MTVs
(Hell's Kitchen: 80 S. 9th St., Minneapolis, 612-332-4700)

10 p.m. 

Winter Soulstice
(Nomad World Pub: 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424)

With Black Market Brass, Black Diet, Grolar Bears. 9 p.m.

Sexy Delicious; Pete McGraw (in the Piano Bar)
(O'Gara's Bar & Grill: 164 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-3333)

9 p.m.

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

10:30 p.m.

Food for Thought, Out of Bounds
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

18+. 9 p.m.

 

The final Holidazzle, movies in the Depot, ugly sweaters: Freeloader Friday
Felix, Jaime Carrera for "Cineteca"

SATURDAY:

Artists in Storefronts 5: Cineteca
(Whittier Neighborhood)

Curated by Jaime Carrera & Joan Vorderbruggen, this installment of Artists in Storefronts features film in store windows and projected on businesses. The opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday is at the Fallout Arts Initiative Coop Space (2601 Second Ave. S., Minneapolis, 320-980-1239).

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

10 p.m.

The final Holidazzle, movies in the Depot, ugly sweaters: Freeloader Friday
Kenneth Steinbach, Quarry

small works show
(Circa Gallery, 210 N. First St., Minneapolis

The final Holidazzle, movies in the Depot, ugly sweaters: Freeloader Friday

A Holiday Delight in Uptown
(Calhoun Square, 3001 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-824-1240, www.calhounsquare.com)

Featuring kids' crafts and treats. 12-6 p.m.

Ugly Sweater Party
(The Living Room, 821 Marquette Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-597-2413)

Ugly sweaters and deals on champagne. Sure, makes sense. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Evergreen Grass Band, Last Revel, the Blue Drifters
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

5 p.m.

Jason Weisman
(Hell's Kitchen: 80 S. 9th St., Minneapolis, 612-332-4700)

10 p.m. 

Holiday Movie Night
(Union Depot, 214 E. 4th St., St. Paul, 651-202-2700, www.stpauluniondepot.com)

Featuring Home Alone at 4 p.m., National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation at 7 p.m., Die Hard at 9:30 p.m. 4-11 p.m. 

Christmas With the Svendsens
(Ginkgo Coffeehouse: 721 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-645-2647)

With Amanda & Dave Svendsen. 7 p.m.

Holiday Benefit Show & Food Drive
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

With Joey Ryan & the Inks, Consolation Champ. 10 p.m. 

The final Holidazzle, movies in the Depot, ugly sweaters: Freeloader Friday

Winter Market and Solstice Festival of Lights
(Lakewinds Coop and Lyndale Gardens, 6400 Lyndale Ave. S., Richfield)

With last minute gift shopping, holiday sing-along, community bonfire, artist-made Labyrinth of Lights, Chef Shack and Tot Boss. Located on the future site of the coop and gardens. 4-7 p.m.

Who Crashed Santa's Sleigh?
(Bachman's, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7600, www.bachmans.com)

Santa and Albert the Elf team up for a new 20-minute holiday adventure. Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m., 12:30 & 2 p.m. Continues through Dec. 22.

The final Holidazzle, movies in the Depot, ugly sweaters: Freeloader Friday
Mirjor Rivas, Connection

Knot What It Seams
(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888, www.alteredesthetics.org)

Fiber art. Artists' discussion at 3 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

Holiday Art Gallery Opening
(Gallery 5004, 5004 42nd Ave. N., Robbinsdale, 763-220-0833, www.gallery5004.com)

Minnesota art and holiday treats. 12-4 p.m.

 

SUNDAY:

Wells Fargo Winter Skate
(Landmark Plaza, 75 W. 5th St., St Paul, 651-292-3233)

Rent skates for free by flashing a Wells Fargo check or credit card. More info at here. Fridays, Saturdays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 2.

Aaron Tinjum, David Booth Band
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

8 p.m. 

War Poets
(Cause Spirits & Soundbar, 3001 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-822-6000, www.spiritsandsound.com)

9 p.m.

TV Girlfriend, Light Sap, SUPFA, Eyedubs
(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)

9 p.m.

Duels of the Iron Mic 
(Nomad World Pub: 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424)

With DJ Kool Akiem, Truth Maze. 9 p.m.


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