Cinco de Mayhem, Kentucky Derby, MayDay Fest: Freeloader Friday

Cinco de Mayo in West Side ST. Paul
The weekend is finally here. Will there be snow? Regardless of weather shenanigans, people will be out looking for a good time.

Come take a look at our list of free things to do and plan your fun.

Michelle Runyon

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(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888,

Group show invites viewers to create their own titles for the art on display. 7-10 p.m.

(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)

With Jonathan Ackerman.

All the Way Rider, Porcupine, They Dead
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Hot Pants East
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

9:30 p.m.

Lowertown First Fridays

This monthly event features open studios and galleries, food and drink specials, performances, music, more. For more info visit 6-9 p.m.  

Graduation Exhibition
(College Of Visual Arts Gallery, 173 Western Ave., St. Paul, 651-757-4000,

5-7 p.m.

Buildings, Noah's Ark Was a Spaceship, Oblivion, Ghostmouth, Lazarus Long
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Lars Wastfelt
Useless, useless
(California Building, 2205 California St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-788-5551,

Featuring work from Minneapolis photography collective You are not a dinosaur. Community meal and reception 4-11 p.m.

The Histronic, Mike Moilanen, Curt Canyon
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

Cait Leary and Zach Grusznski, Tom Alane, Earthshake World Rhythm Ensemble, Robert William Trio, Matt Stevens Trio
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

All ages. 8 p.m.

Ryan Young & Ian Thomas Alexy; Jillian Rae Band
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

7 and 9 p.m.
Bill Koncar
(Mario's Keller Bar: 2300 NE University Ave., Minneapolis, 612-781-3860)

8 p.m.

30 Days of Biking End Party
(One On One Bicycle Studio, 117 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-371-9565,

More info at 9 p.m.

Macalester Senior Art Exhibition: mock-up
(Macalester College Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-696-6808,

6-9 p.m.

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