SooVAC shows, open houses, snakes: Freeloader Friday
|Joe Sinness, Ghost Right|
(Soo Visual Arts Center, 2638 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-871-2263, www.soovac.org)
Two shows open at SooVAC this weekend: "ENOUGH" features artwork by Joseph Rizzo, Joseph Sinness, and Joel Starkey, while "Fluctuating Capacity" has pieces by Adam Hamilton. 6-9 p.m.
Still Pacific, Kiss or Kill, Deaf Mexico, Painted Ponies
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)
(Lake Hiawatha Park, 2701 E. 44th St., Minneapolis, 612-370-4930, www.minneapolisparks.org)
Winter carnival features horse-drawn hay rides, a kids DJ with games and prizes, grilled beef franks and veggie dogs, face painting, arts and crafts, ice skating, and more. More info at www.HiawathaHeart.org. 12-3 p.m.
She Has Issues, Lolo's Ghost, the Receptionists, James Loney & the Midnight Troubadours, Headband Jam
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)
8 p.m. 18+.
For the Love of Art
(Casket Arts Community, 681 17th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-788-5551)
Open studios, live music. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
(Anita Sue Kolman Gallery, 1500 Jackson St. NE Northrup King Building, Minneapolis, 612-385-4239)
Free Second Saturdays
(Bakken Library and Museum, 3537 Zenith Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-926-3878, www.thebakken.org)
With special activities and happenings. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
American Heart Association Go Red for Women Event
(Mall of America, 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington, 952-883-8800, www.mallofamerica.com)
With health tests, cooking demos, fashion show, more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
|Michelle Lee Lagerroos, Ripening Rabbit|
(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888, www.alteredesthetics.com)
Group show explores reflections and predictions about the end of the world. There will be an artists' discussion panel at 1 p.m.
Ghost in the Water, the Desert Vest
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)
Mill City Hot Club, No Man's String Band, Bernie King & the Guilty Pleasures
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)
4 p.m., 7 p.m., 9 p.m.
|Arno Rafael Minkkinen|
(Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul, 651-690-6644, www.stkate.edu/gallery/)
Grand Opening Event
(The Abstracted Art Gallery, 1618 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-709-8413, www.theabstracted.com)
With acoustic music from Wendy Soleil, DJs, refreshments. 6 p.m.-1 a.m.
Sleep Study, batteryboy, Queen of France
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)