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Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday
L-R: MN Food Truck by Jason Weaver, revelers at Pride photographed by Tony Nelson, artwork by Helene Delmaire for CO Exhibitions
This weekend is filled with free happenings sure to entertain. There's a cheese-making class, a slew of art shows, food trucks, street parties, and, of course, Twin Cities Pride Festival.

Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

FRIDAY:

We Wait in the Darkness
(All My Relations Gallery, 1414 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-872-4700, www.nacdi.org)

Choreographer Rosy Simas presents an art installation piece inspired by the lives of the Seneca women of Simas's family. There will be 10-minute dances noon and 2 p.m. Fri., Sat., and Sun. each week, plus a talk at 1 p.m. Sat.

Twin Cities Jazz Festival

(Mears Park, 221 E. 5th St., St. Paul)

With Branford Marsalis, Lulo Reinhardt, Red Planet. Other stages include Amsterdam Bar, Studio Z, Black Dog Cafe, more. For more info visit www.hotsummerjazz.com. 4-10 p.m.

The Tipsy Talent Show  
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

With Gabe Barnett & the Big House Rounders. 9:30 p.m.

Twin Cities Jazz Festival
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

Retro Swing Sister, Patty Peterson, Jazz Central, more. 5 p.m.

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday

Lucid Invasion
(Uptown Tavern & Rooftop, 1400 Lagoon Ave., Minneapolis, 612-824-3333, uptowntavernmpls.com)

Lucid beers take over the tap. (No, the beer is not free, but admission is.) 6 p.m.-2 a.m.

Raw Nerves, Much Worse, Concrete Cross
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Marcus Wise & Mike Salovich
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

6:30 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

Diamond Back
(Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill: 1623 Park Place Blvd., Minneapolis, 763-450-9999)

9:30 p.m.

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday
Photo by David Schlosser

The Comedy of Errors

David Schlosser directs the outdoor Cromulent Shakespeare Company production of the classic comedy. Fri. 7 p.m. at The Overlook (145 Washington St., River Falls, WI); Sun. 2 p.m. at Augsburg Park (70th & Nicollet, Richfield).

Groove Machine
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

18+. 9 p.m.

Optimum Trajectory
(The Underground Music Cafe: 1579 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-9959)

7 p.m.

Rosefest 2014

This city-wide celebration includes a camp-out, sports tournaments, parade, car show, live music, ice skating, and Fourth of July festivities in the park. For more info visit www.ci.roseville.mn.us. Most events are free, though some have admission charges. Through June 30.

49er Days
(Fridley Common Park, 6250 7th St. NE, Fridley)

Featuring music from Chris Brooks Sat., plus senior and kids' activities, beer tent, bingo, and more Fri-Sat. For more info, visit www.ci.fridley.mn.us/49er-days. Fri. 9 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Out In Gospel: Discussion & Concert
(St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 519 Oak Grove St., Minneapolis, 612-870-7800, www.ourcathedral.org)

Panel discussion on LGBTQ issues and theology. 7 p.m.

 

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday
Photo by Tony Nelson

SATURDAY:

Twin Cities Pride Festival
(Loring Park, 1382 Willow St., Minneapolis)

Featuring live music, info on activism, family activities, sporting competitions, entertainment, wedding ceremonies, more. The parade is on Sun. For more info visit www.tcpride.org. Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday

Audrey Phillips: Parallax
(Circa Gallery, 210 N. First St., Minneapolis, 612-332-2386, www.circagallery.org)

Artist's reception 7 p.m.

Mother-in-Law's Tongue, Wedding Dress, Charlie
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Twin Cities Jazz Festival
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

With Eric Kamau Gravatt & Source Code, Good Vibes Trio, Jazz Central, more. 4 p.m.

Hardcore Crayons, Haunted Heads, Self-Evident
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Adam Turman/CHUX Garage Art Sale
(3316 Gorham Ave., St. Louis Park)

Looking for some affordable art? Prints start at $5. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Post Physical: Visual Reactions to the Post-Internet Age
(SOOlocal: A Division of SooVAC, 3506 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-871-2263)

Curated by Nathaniel Smith. 6-9 p.m.

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday
Kostis Fokas, Untitled
Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday

Love's Labor's Lost
(Various locations)

The Classical Actors Ensemble presents an outdoor production of Shakespeare's play. Sat. 7 p.m. at Lake of the Isles (2500 Lake Isles Parkway, Minneapolis) and Sun. 2 p.m. at Highland Park (1200 Montreal Ave., St. Paul).

Twin Cities Jazz Festival
(Mears Park, 221 E. 5th St., St. Paul)

With Dianne Reeves, Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio, Adam Meckler Orchestra, more Sat. Other stages include Amsterdam Bar, Studio Z, Black Dog Cafe, more. For more info, visit www.hotsummerjazz.com. Sat. 2-10 p.m.

Kathryn Kysar (CD release)
(The Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Ave. S Ste 200, Minneapolis, 612-215-2575, www.loft.org)

Featuring poetry readings by David Lawrence Grant, Sheila O'Connor, John Minzceski, April Gibson, Hawona Sullivan Janzen, more; music by Maria Jette, Glen Helgeson, Sean Egan, Phil and Janet Fried, Kris Bigalk, more. 7 p.m.

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday
Maria Kreyn

Holdfast III: Effigy & Exile
(CO Exhibitions, 1101 Stinson Blvd. NE, Minneapolis, 612-379-4151, www.burlesquedesign.com/temp/coexhibitions)

Work by Minneapolis-based artist collective Holdfast celebrating the human form. 7-10 p.m.

Cheese Making Class
(Midwest Homebrewing and Winemaking Supplies, 5825 Excelsior Blvd., Minneapolis, 952-925-9854, www.midwestsupplies.com)

10:30 a.m.-noon.

Blues and Soul Festival
(Franconia Sculpture Park, 29836 St. Croix Trail, Shafer, 651-257-6668, www.franconia.org)

With Kurt Jorgensen Band, Alison Scott, Lynn O'Brien, Izzy Marcil. 12-6 p.m.

The Serfs, the Langer's Ball
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

18+. 8 p.m.

Fallout Art Fest
(Fallout Urban Art Center, 2609 Stevens Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-462-3873, www.falloutminneapolis.com)

Featuring indoor and outdoor performance stages, interactive art stations, artists' booths, galleries, kids' activities, free food. 12-10 p.m. 

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday
Daniel Kerkhoff

Formations, Sediments, Cover-ups, and Remnants
(Banfill-Locke Center For the Arts, 6666 E. River Road, Fridley, 763-574-1850, www.banfill-locke.org)

Work by Christopher E. Harrison and Daniel Kerkhoff. 6-8 p.m.

Dressing Room Dojo: Southfork Day
(Southfork Center, 17677 Kenwood Trail, Lakeville)

Festival-style customer appreciation day features family events, music, fashion, food, more. For more info call 952.380.8012 or visit www.facebook.com/dojosouthforkday. 12-6 p.m.

9th Annual White Bear Lake Classic & Vintage Boat Show
(Tally's Dockside, 4440 Lake Ave. S., White Bear Lake, 651-429-2633, www.tallysdockside.com)

Featuring nautical swap meet, art show, live music. For more info visit www.whitebearlakeboatshow.com. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Fridley Music and Arts Festival
(Medtronic Rice Creek, 7000 Old Central Ave., Fridley, 800.328.2518, www.medtronic.com)

With music by Sounds of Blackness, MN Sinfonia; performance by Fridley Community Theater; food and beverage; family events; more. For more info call 612.871.1701 or visit www.mnsinfonia.org. 3-6:30 p.m.

ArtSoup 2014

(Downtown Elk River, 609 Main St., Elk River)

Featuring local artists, author appearances, family activities, live entertainment, more. Info at www.elkriverart.org. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

White Ties
(Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill: 1623 Park Place Blvd., Minneapolis, 763-450-9999)

9:30 p.m.

Where to watch the World Cup:

World Cup Viewing
(Brit's Pub & Eating Establishment, 1110 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-332-3908, www.britspub.com)

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m. Continues through July 5.

Nomad World Copa
(Nomad World Pub, 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424, www.nomadpub.com)

Featuring games televised on a JumboTron, rotation of local food trucks, beer garden, bar games, live music, more.

World Cup Viewing Party
(Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, 810 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-825-3737, www.bryantlakebowl.com)

Sat., June 28, 11 a.m.; Mon., June 30, 11 a.m.; Fri., July 4, 11 a.m.; Sat., July 5, 11 a.m.

 

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday
Photo by Jason Weaver

SUNDAY:

MN Food Truck Fair
(3001 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis)

Featuring more than 35 local food trucks and vendors from around the Metro Area, craft beers, live music, more. Most food will set you back $5 an order, but there will be free tater tots and corn ice cream while supplies last. More info at mnfoodtruckfair.com. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Twin Cities Pride Fest, MN Food Truck Fair, World Cup viewing parties: Freeloader Friday

2014 Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade
(Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis)

Parade starts at Third Street and Hennepin Avenue, and continues down Hennepin to Spruce. For more info, visit www.tcpride.org. 11 a.m.

Lovecars, Manplanet, Post-Mortem Grinder
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Kill It! Comedy Open Mic
(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454, www.hexagonbar.com)

Last Sunday of every month. 7 p.m.

Open Field

Featuring campfire music; drawing sessions; talks; demonstrations; books, sports equipment, games, and more available for checkout; special happenings; more. Visit www.walkerart.org/openfield for a complete schedule. Starting June 14, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Continues through Aug. 14.

The Dumpy Jug Bumpers
(Seward Community Cafe: 2129 Franklin Ave. E., Minneapolis, 612-332-1011)

8 p.m.

Farmers Markets:

Minneapolis:

Minneapolis Farmers Market
(312 E. Lyndale Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-333-1718, www.mplsfarmersmarket.com)

May 24-Nov. 15, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.

Kingfield Farmers Market
(4310 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-207-7893, www.kingfieldfarmersmarket.org)

Sundays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Oct. 26.

Mill City Farmers Market
(Mill City Farmers' Market, 704 2nd St. S., Minneapolis, 612-341-7580, www.millcityfarmersmarket.org)

Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Oct. 25.

Midtown Farmers Market
(2225 Lake St. E., Minneapolis, 612-724-7457, www.midtownfarmersmarket.org)

Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesdays, 3-7 p.m. Continues through Oct. 28.

Fulton Farmers Market
(4301 Chowen Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.207.7893, www.fultonfarmersmarket.org)

Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Oct. 25.

St. Paul:

St. Paul Downtown Farmers' Market
(5th St. and Wall St., St. Paul, 651-227-8101, www.stpaulfarmersmarket.com)

Saturdays, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Nov. 23.

Farmers' Market
(Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, 1079 Summit Ave., St. Paul, 651-227-7669, www.stmjoomla.com)

Fridays, 1:15-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 31.

The suburbs and beyond:

Gerten's Farmers' Market
(Gerten's Farm Market, 2900 65th St. E., Inver Grove Heights, 651-450-0001)

Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 30.

Richfield Farmers' Market
(64th St. and Portland Ave. (Veterans Memorial Park Shelter), Richfield, 612-861-9396, www.richfieldfarmersmarket.org)

Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon; Saturdays. Continues through Oct. 25.

Farmers' Market
(Anoka County Growers, 707 89th Ave. NE, Blaine, 763-792-4025)

Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon. Continues through Oct. 25.

Prior Lake Farmers' Market
(Pleasant Ave. & Highway 13, Prior Lake, 952-447-0263, www.priorlakefarmersmarket.com.)

Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Continues through Oct. 31.  

Farmers' Market
(Goose Lake Farm & Winery, 6760 213th Ave. NW, Elk River, 612-209-1721, www.gooselakefarm.com)

Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through Oct. 19.




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