Fourth of July, pantless bike rides, beer parties: Freeloader Friday
Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.
|Shana Berger & Nathan Purath|
(The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176, www.soapfactory.org)
This exhibition features work from nine emerging artists from across North America. Hours Fourth of July weekend are 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 3, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 6.
(Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St., Minneapolis, 651-642-1049)
Featuring live music by Bomba de Luz and a screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark. For more info, visit www.mplsredwhiteboom.com. 7 p.m.
Brewer-in-Residence: Kevin Welch
(Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-253-3410, www.walkerart.org)
Kind of like an artist-in-residence, the Walker is hosting several brewer-in-residences this summer. This evening will feature special beer samples and flights with Kevin Welch of Boom Island Brewing Company. 5 p.m.
Kivi & Pray, the Heart Pills
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 612-285-3112)
(Nomad World Pub, 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424, www.nomadpub.com)
Featuring a silent disco, food trucks, beer-themed films, special offerings from craft breweries, and more. 6-10 p.m.
The Mad Ripple Hootenanny
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)
The Jelly Project, Oxford Coma, Breed, Crooked Saws
(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)
The Classical Actors Ensemble presents an outdoor production of Shakespeare's play. Thu. 7 p.m. at Newell Park (900 N. Fairview Ave., St. Paul), Fri. 7 p.m. at Powderhorn Park (3400 15th Ave. S., Minneapolis), Sat. 7 p.m. at Lake of the Isles (2500 Lake Isles Pkwy., Minneapolis), and Sun. 2 p.m. at Centennial Lakes Park and Putting Course (7499 France Ave., Edina).
Apple Valley Freedom Days
(Johnny Cake Ridge Park, 5800 W. 140th St., Apple Valley, 952-985-3463)
Featuring carnival, food and beverage vendors, 4th of July fireworks and parade, family events, more. For more info, visit www.avfreedomdays.com. Thu. 5-10 p.m.; Fri. 1-11 p.m.
Eagan's July 4th Funfest
(Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway, Eagan, 651-675-5550, www.eagancommunitycenter.com)
With a carnival, live music, food and beverages, games, competitions, car show, fireworks, and more. Thu. 2 p.m.-midnight; Fri. 10-midnight.
Richfield 4th of July
(Veterans Memorial Park, 6400 Portland Ave. S., Richfield, 612-861-9385)
With family activities, car show, street dance, fireworks, live music, more. For more info, visit www.richfield4thofjuly.com. Thu. 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri. 1-11 p.m.