What: LA Buckner & BiG HOMiE
When: July 6, noon-1:30 p.m.
Where: Northrop Plaza, 84 Church St. SE., Minneapolis
Enjoy a blend of jazz, gospel, hip hop, and avant-funk presented by LA Buckner. Buckner is a musician, producer, and instructor who is also currently a co-host on the Webby award-winning PBS music education YouTube series, “Sound Field.” This concert is presented as part of the “Amplifying Solidarity: A Northrop Plaza Series” events.
What: Grand Carnivale at Valleyfair
When: Through July 10, 5-10 p.m.
Where: One Valleyfair Drive, Shakopee
This global celebration features King Carl Nivale, Queen Cara Nivale, and their royal court leading a parade along Valleyfair’s streets, with music, international food, floats, street performers, and more.
Drive-In Movie at Union Depot
What: “Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark”
When: July 8, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Union Depot, 392 Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul
Visit downtown St. Paul’s Union Depot for a weekly drive-in movie, with “Indiana Jones” playing this Friday. Enjoy food trucks, trivia, and a thematic backdrop for photos.
What: Illusional State of Mind
When: Through July 24
Where: Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington
This art collection by Minnesota graphic designer and visual artist Silent Fox features multiple mediums.
What: Performances of “The Little Mermaid, Jr.”
When: Through Aug.7
Where: Stages Theatre Company, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins
Journey “Under the Sea” with Ariel and maritime friends with this 60-minute adaptation of the original Disney film featuring Academy Award-winning music. Follow Ariel on her quest to explore the world above and find true love in this play appropriate for an audience of all ages.
Interactive Van Gogh Experience
What: Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit
When: Through Sep.5
Where: Lighthouse Artspace, 1515 Central Ave. NE., Minneapolis
Step inside the works of post-Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh at this worldwide, critically acclaimed interactive experience.