Landland says goodbye, Shoebox celebrates 10: Freeloader Friday

L-R: Larry Caveney, Mill City Oktoberfest, art at NEMAA's Fall Arts show
This weekend Oktoberfest rages on with a series of free parties. There's also a bunch of open studio hops, happy hours, bike rides, and other fun and free things to do.

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

Photo courtesy of Hennepin Theatre Trust

Made Here
(Hennepin Avenue, from Sixth to Seventh Street in Minneapolis)

The opening celebration from 6:30 to 8 p.m. will feature tours, live music, and receptions. Read more about the project here

Self-Evident, Buildings, Tyranny Is Tyranny
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Last Friday Jazz Series
(The Coffee Grounds: 1579 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-9959)

With 7 Cats Swing, CatTet. 8 p.m.

(Juxtaposition Arts, 2007 Emerson Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-588-1148,

Open studios, wine, food, music. 6-9 p.m.

Signifyin' & Testifyin Storytelling Festival
(Various locations)

Featuring a variety of performance and various locations. More info at Fri. 7 p.m. at Ames Elk Lodge (1614 Plymouth Ave., Minneapolis, 612-529-1970); Sat. 7 p.m. at Perpich Center For Arts Education (6125 Olson Memorial Highway, Robbinsdale, 763-591-4700).

Pretty Boy Thorson, Chokecherry, It's Criminal, Whiskey Jeff
(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.

Stephen Mohring: Play
(Hamline University, 1536 Hewitt Ave., St. Paul, 651-523-2800,

In the Soeffker Gallery. Opening reception and artist's lecture 5-8 p.m.

(Dulono's: 607 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-1726)

9 p.m.

Lila Ammons (CD-release)
(Hell's Kitchen: 80 S. 9th St., Minneapolis, 612-332-4700)

10 p.m.  

The Usual Things (CD-release), Hig TV, Schoenburg
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

(Northern Clay Center, 2424 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-339-8007,

Ceramic works by Gerit Grimm. 6-8 p.m.

Murzik, Mike Coykendal, Deceitful Lapwings
(Nomad World Pub: 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424)

9 p.m.

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.

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

Featuring over 140 artists. 5-9 p.m. Fri.; 12-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.
Susan Frame, View from Pincushion Mountain

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