Zines, Uptown Art Fair, block parties: Freeloader Friday

L-R: Work by Garrett Perry, Jimmy Malone
This week in Freeloader Friday we have three huge art fairs, a few great small ones, plus dance parties, outdoor movies, ice-cream socials, and more.

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

Jimmy Malone

(Light Grey Art Lab, 118 E. 26th St., Minneapolis, 612-239-2047, www.lightgreyartlab.com)

Featuring 60 zines and comics from artists around the world chronicling the last 30 years in politics, pop-culture, and history. 7-10 p.m.

Pennyroyal, the Add-Ons, Big Lake

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

10 p.m.

Don't You Feel it Too?
(Peavey Plaza, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis)

Participatory public dance celebrates the first anniversary of marriage equality in Minnesota. Bring headphones and an mp3 player to listen/dance to. 5:30-7 p.m.

Sex Rays, L' Assassins, Tie Dyes, the Beavers
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)

With Jonathan Ackerman. 9 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

Lowertown First Fridays
(Lowertown, 5th St. E. & Sibley St., St Paul)

Monthly event features open studios and galleries, food and drink specials, performances, music, more. For more info visit lowertownfirstfridays.org. 6-9 p.m.

Uptown Art Fair
(Hennepin Avenue, from 28th to 31st, Minneapolis)

Featuring over 350 artists from around the world. More info at uptownartfair.com. Fri. 12-8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  

Mount Zion Sisterhood Garage Sale
(Mount Zion Temple, 1300 Summit Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-3881)

12-4:30 p.m.

Riverfront Fest
(Sheridan Memorial Park, 1300 Water St. NE, Minneapolis)

With live music, food trucks, craft beers, family activities, more. For more info visit www.minneapolisriverfrontpartnership.org. 5:30-9 p.m.

Shakopee Derby Days
(Huber Park, 600 Bluff Ave., Shakopee)

Featuring live music, movies in the park, Senior Olympics, kids' carnival, Taste of Shakopee, soapbox derby, parade, fireworks, and more. For more info including complete schedule, visit www.shakopeederbydays.com. Through Sunday.

First Friday Films: Really Short Film Festival: What is MN?
(Minnesota Museum of American Art Project Space, 141 E. 4th St., Saint Paul, 651-222-6080, mmaa.org)

Six-second videos center around definitions of Minnesotan identity and culture. 6:30 p.m.

Summer Outdoor Movies: Wonder Boys
(St. Paul Central Library, 90 W. 4th St., St. Paul, 651-266-7000, www.sppl.org)

9 p.m.

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