Ice cream tasting, Smack Shack patio party, winter bike ride: Freeloader Friday

L-R: Molly Wicks, Anne Labovitz, Regla de Oro Gallery
With temperatures rising into the 30s, it's going to feel like a heatwave this weekend. So get out of the house and have some fun before it drops to -25 again.

This week in Freeloader Friday we have an ice cream tasting, a winter bike ride at the Mill City Farmers' Market, a patio party at Smack Shack, and more. Come check out our list and plan your weekend.


Anne Labovitz: Layers
(Burnet Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers Hotel, 901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-767-6999,

6-9 p.m.

Heat Wave Patio Party
(Smack Shack, 603 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis; 612-259-7288)

In honor of the weather shift from -20 to 35, the shack will be opening its patio and serving complimentary mulled hot cider and bowls of shrimp corn chowder. (The drinks will be pretty cheap then, too, with $3-$4 beers, $4 rails, and $5 wines.) 4 to 6 p.m.

Pennyroyal, Warehouse Eyes, Joey Michaels
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

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

7 p.m.

Holler House, Lovely Dark, Midas & Black Medicine, the Beat Detectives, Jeff Schuller
(Driftwood Char Bar: 4415 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-354-3402)

7 p.m.

Gabby Z
(Ginkgo Coffeehouse: 721 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-645-2647)

8 p.m.

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

10 p.m.  

Teenage Moods, Shaking Babies, Ogre Smash Death Boom
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Sun Gods to Gamma Rays, the Farewell Circuit
(Red Stag Supper Club: 509 1st Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-767-7766)

10:30 p.m.

Sweet Tea
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)

9 p.m.

Will Effertz, the Free Three
(Whiskey Junction: 901 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-9550)

9:30 p.m.

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