Food truck rally, pin-ups, Surly Pentagram: Freeloader Friday

L-R: Melissa Loop for Green, Food Truck Rally at Harriet Brewing, the Soap Factory
This week in free stuff to do there are a few great things to do with mom, a handful of art shows where even the art will be cheap, and beer and food parties. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.


Roll Ons: A Brant Kingman Show
(The Abstracted Art Gallery, 1618 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-709-8413,

Closing reception 7-11 p.m.

Passing Strange
(Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 4th St. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-0937,

Mixed Blood brings a local production of the Tony Award-winning musical to the stage. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through May 11.

Sleep Study
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Reverse Order, Forever Sometimes, Tim Falkis, Jeromy Darling
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

All ages. 8 p.m.

Welcome Traveler: A Pin-Up Journey
(Gallery 122 At Hang It, 122 8th St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-874-7222)

The collection of Daniel Murphy of Grapefruit Moon Gallery. 7-9 p.m.

Surly Pentagram Launch Party
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

With DJ Shannon Blowtorch. 4 p.m.

Rhymes & Honey
(Honey, 205 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-746-0306,

Burlesque and spoken word celebration to celebrate the release of author Seraphina Nova's Another Stone to Carry. 7 p.m.

Sneaky Pete Bauer, Nikki & the RueMates
(Day Block Brewing Co.: 1105 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-617-7793)

9 p.m.

Prints & Pots
(Raymond Avenue Gallery, 761 Raymond Ave., St. Paul, 651-644-9200)

6-8 p.m.

Heaven on Howitzers, Portrait of a Drowned Man, Falcon Arrow, Nomia
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

The Prophets of Peace
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)

9 p.m.

(Katherine E. Nash Gallery, 405 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-624-6518,

Group show of 18 artists about to complete their BA. Public reception and program 5:30-9 p.m.

Mark Shapiro
22nd Annual Pottery Studio Tour & Sale

Self-guided tour of seven pottery studios in St. Croix Valley. More info at Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Back Alley
(Whiskey Junction: 901 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-9550)

9:30 p.m.

Minneapolis Bike Week

For a complete list of happenings and locations, visit Through Sunday.

Parent Picnic
(Oak Park Neighborhood Center, 1701 Oak Park Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-377-7000,

With food, family activities, live music, parent resources, more. For more info, call 612.377.7000. 2:30-6:30 p.m.

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