Kink bazaar, burlesque, comedy: Freeloader Friday

Christi Fields

(The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176,

Work by over 30 volunteers at the Soap. 7-11 p.m.

MSDB's 12th Annual Bizarre Bazaar
(Grumpy's Bar & Grill, 2801 Snelling Ave. N., Roseville, 651-379-1180,

Kink-friendly vendors. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Stephanie Says (featuring Stephanie Winter), The Blue Mollies
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Pistol Whippin' Party Penguins, the Farmhouse Band
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

6 p.m.

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Grand Meander snapped by Kristine Erickson
Grand Meander
(Grand Avenue, from Dale to Fairview, St. Paul, 651-699-0029,

Featuring soup tastings, art show, breakfast with Santa, free trolley rides, carolers, tree-lighting ceremony, more. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

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

 9 p.m.

Shake That Ass Productions: Ice Cold, with Hey There Handsome, Slow Moe.
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m. 

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Arts on Chicago
Arts on Chicago Launch Party
(Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center, 3749 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-294-0400)

Artists share their creative plans, followed by works-in-progress on display, ping pong and more at Third Place Gallery. 7 p.m.

Free First Saturdays
(Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-375-7600,

Featuring special activities for families themed with the current exhibits. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

MN Sinfonia: Seasonal Favorites
(Basilica of St. Mary, 88 17th St. N., Minneapolis, 612-317-3511)

For more info call 612.871.1701 or visit 2 p.m.

Crafty Pancakes
(FAIR School Crystal, 3815 Adair Ave. N., Minneapolis)

Artwork and holiday crafts from local artists, pancakes.  8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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"Gabba Gabba One of Us"
Gabba Gabba One of Us
(One On One Bicycle Studio, 117 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-371-9565,

New work by Mary Gibney and Noah Harmon. 7-11 p.m.

Holiday Bazaar
(Color Wheel Gallery, 319 W. 46th St., Minneapolis, 612-823-5693)

Shop locally. Sat.-Sun. 2-8 p.m.

The Bitterroot Band, Kind Country, A Tree With Roots
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

8 p.m.

James Buckley & Bryan Nichols
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

7 p.m.

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Seward Art Crawl
Seward Winter Fest/Art Crawl

More info at Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.

Scene in Minnesota/Fred Anderson
(Groveland Gallery, 25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis, 612-377-7800,

2-5 p.m.

Holiday Boutique and Open House
(Feline Rescue, 593 Fairview Ave. N, St Paul, 651-642-5900,

12-4 p.m.

Holiday Craft Fair
(Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, 651-792-7000)

Over 60 local crafters and artists sell handmade wares. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-4 p.m.

Ye Olde Tyme Christmas Bazaar
(St. Lawrence Catholic Church And Newman Center, 1203 5th St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-7341)

Sat. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sun. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

ZRS Healing Holidays EXPO
(ZRS Fossils and Gifts, 3018 Lyndale Ave. S, Minneapolis, 612-824-1068)

With demonstrations, samples, live kantele music, holiday treats, more. 2-7 p.m.

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