Bastille Day, bike fests: Freeloader Friday
|Photo by Richard Westley Wong|
This huge, week-long festival features sporting events, a torchlight parade, fireworks, concerts, street parties, beach bashes, and more celebrating summertime in the city. Visit www.aquatennial.com for a complete list of locations and events. Sunday's happenings include milk cart races and a sandcastle building competition.
Bastille Day Block Party
(Barbette, 1600 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-5710, www.barbette.com)
Featuring fire performers, aerialists, music by Astronautalis, Peter Wolf Crier, A. Wolf & Her Claws, Prissy Clerks, Sleep Study, and more. 3-10 p.m.
Tribute to Elliot Fine
(Artists' Quarter: 408 St. Peter St., St. Paul, 651-292-1359)
Dakota Dave Hull
(Hymie's Vintage Records: 3820 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-729-8890)
Open Blues Jam
(Famous Dave's BBQ & Blues Uptown: 3001 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-822-9900)
With Moses Oakland. 8 p.m.
(Red Stag Supper Club: 509 1st Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-767-7766)
Bastille Day Celebration
(Brit's Pub & Eating Establishment, 1110 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-332-3908, www.britspub.com)
Featuring music by Graham Parker, performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). 3 p.m.
5th Annual Sister Cities Day Celebration and Ice Cream Social
(Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St., Minneapolis, 651-642-1049)
With entertainment, activities, ice cream, and refreshments. 1-5 p.m.
|Photo by Shaun Laden|
Looking for a farmers' market in your neighborhood? Check out our complete list here.
(Running Aces Harness Park, 15201 Zurich St. NE, Forest Lake, 651-925-4600)
Live harness racing. Sundays, 6 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Sept. 3.
|Walker Art Center's Open Field|
(Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-375-7600, www.walkerart.org)
This summer-long hangout on the Walker's field includes workshops, musical performances, talks, info share, beer, patio, food, games, club meetings, and much more. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Continues through Sept. 1.