Field Trip, Zinefest, Open Streets: Freeloader Friday

L-R: Work by Jim Dryden,'s Field Trip, Twin Cities Zinefest
Who doesn't love free stuff? Fortunately, there's plenty of happenings in the Twin Cities this weekend that won't eat your wallet. There's parties in parks, parties with zines, and quite a few parties with art. Or head over to a bar for a free concert. Looking for an Oktoberfest? That's here, too.

Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

Orange Crush

Terra Nova
(Gallery 122 At Hang It, 122 8th St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-874-7222)

Work by Kate Casanova and Areca Roe. 7-9 p.m.

The Sudden Lovelys, Reina del Cid, Jack Klatt
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Elyse Barnard (CD-release), Brian Laidlaw & the Family Tree, Electric String Quartet

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

9 p.m.

St. Dominic's Trio
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

9 p.m.

Photo by Abby Kallas
14th Annual Fall Fine Arts Show
(Solar Arts Building, 3rd Floor Gallery, 711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis)

Featuring over 140 artists. Fri. 6-9 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 12-5 p.m.

The MTVs
(Hell's Kitchen: 80 S. 9th St., Minneapolis, 612-332-4700)

10 p.m.  

Coaccion, Cognitive Dissonance, Favela Rising, Sistemma Immundo
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

(Mario's Keller Bar: 2300 NE University Ave., Minneapolis, 612-781-3860)

With Bill Koncar, the Scott Bixby Band, the Joey Johnson Band, the Squires, the John Kujda Band, more. 6-10 p.m. Also Saturday.

North Country Food Alliance Fundraiser Bowlathon
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

With Wage Theft, Dusty Miller, Hack, Catbath. 10 p.m.  

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Sougwen Chung: Chiaro/Oscuro
(Public Functionary, 1400 12th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-978-5566,

This show features 30+ works of traditional drawing technique, digital reproduction, video animation, and projection mapping. The gallery will host special activities each weekend on Friday evenings from 8 p.m. to midnight through Sept. 27.

Southside Desire, Big Wave Dave and the Ripples, Black Diet
(Nomad World Pub: 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424)

9 p.m.

National Bird, Flora Cash
(Whole Music Club: 300 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-625-2272)

7:30 p.m.

Ruckus Art Shop Grand Opening
(Waterbury Center, 1121 Jackson St. NE Ste. 106, Minneapolis)

Opening features work by 20 artists. 5-8 p.m.

Festa Italiana
(Harriet Island, 200 Drive Justus Ohage Blvd., St. Paul)

With food, bocce ball tournament, heritage exhibits, demonstrations, music, Italian liquors and cigars, wine tasting and beer garden, art. More info at Fri. 3-10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

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