Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday
|Wind & Willow|
2012 Minneapolis Craft'za
(The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176, www.soapfactory.org)
Featuring over 70 vendors. More info at www.craftstravaganza.com/mpls. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ross Kleiner & the Thrill
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)
|Daniel Kaniess, "Smiles and Rage"|
(Northrup King Studios, 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-363-5612, www.northrupkingbuilding.com)
Exhibit explores the life and career of Daniel Kaniess, a local artist who died of cancer in Spring of 2012. 6-10 p.m.
Charlie Parr, Erik Brandt, Duke Otherwise
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)
James Buckley & Bryan Nichols
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)
|MCAD Art Sale|
(MCAD Gallery, 2501 Stevens Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-3700, www.mcad.edu)
Day three of the super-popular sale. Think things will be picked over? Guess again. There will still be plenty to look at and potentially purchase on the cheap. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Julian Rae, Nikki & the RueMates
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)
Sandy & the Hitmen
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)
(Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-872-4041, www.midtownglobalmarket.com)
Shop green with over 70 eco-friendly gift vendors, a fashion show, cooking demos and tastings, hands-on activities, and live music. Visit www.doitgreen.org for details. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Holiday Fair & Artisan Marketplace
(Minnesota Waldorf School, 70 E. Cty Road B, Maplewood, 651-487-6700, www.mnwaldorf.org)
With games and crafts, puppet show, art and gift vendors, Chef Shack Food Truck. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Plymouth Arts Fair
(Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Ave. N., Plymouth, 763-509-5200, www.ci.plymouth.mn.us)
Over 30 juried artists display, demonstrate, and sell their artwork. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.
|Nick Devries for SooVAC|
(SooVAC Pop-up Shop, 3506 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-871-2263)
Featuring art and gifts from a great lineup of local artists and makers. Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Thursdays, Fridays, 4-8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 24.
Talk of the Stacks: Geoff Dyer
(Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 952-847-8107, www.mplib.org)
The author discusses Otherwise Known as the Human Condition with Fiona McCrae, publisher at Graywolf Press. 7 p.m.
Love On A Grid
(Gallery Abode @ Solomon's Porch, 100 W. 46th St., Minneapolis, 612-524-8774, www.solomonsporch.com)
Artwork by Bryan Mayfield in response to discrimination against same-sex families. 1-4 p.m.
(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888, www.alteredesthetics.com)
Contributing comic artists' discussion panel at 1 p.m.
Will Phalen, John Upfront, Headband Jam
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)
8 p.m. 18+.
Santa Busts a Christmas Move
(Bachman's, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7600, www.bachmans.com)
Santa and Albert the Elf are back for holiday adventures. Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m., 12:30 & 2 p.m. Continues through Dec. 23.
(Black Forest Inn, 1 E. 26th St., Minneapolis, 612-872-0812, www.blackforestinnmpls.com)
It's a day of storytelling, hosted by Cheap Theatre. Sign up starts at 11 a.m., storytelling from noon to 4 p.m.
Gibson Guitar Showcase
(American Guitar Boutique, 3405 Annapolis Lane N, Minneapolis, 763-424-4888)
With demos led by Mike Scaccia of Ministry, Gibson experts, giveaways. 12-7 p.m.
(SubText: a bookstore, 165 Western Ave. N, St Paul, 612-387-8803)
The author discusses Stand Up: The Story of Minnesota's Protest Tradition. 3 p.m.
Knightsbridge, A Truly Royal Shopping Experience
(Benilde-St. Margaret's Haben Center, 2501 Highway 100, Minneapolis)
Featuring 60 merchants. For more info, visit www.BSMschool.org/knightsbridge. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.