Weekend Best Bets: April 22-24

Friday

Calling All Vintage Lovers

WHAT: Junk Bonanza
WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Canterbury Park
Junk Bonanza is for antiquers, junkers, and flea market lovers alike. This indoor event boasts more than 200 booths, guest appearances, and workshops, including hands-on demos with Amanda Ficek of Mama’s Happy, personal paint sprayer demos, garden decor tutorials, and more. Start rummaging at Junk Bonanza.

Patch the Sky

WHAT: Bob Mould
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: First Avenue
Joined by The Suicide Commandos and Furry Things, Bob Mould continues his “Patch the Sky” spring tour and post-Husker Du career. Mould is particularly fond of finding a balance between bright melodies and dark stories. More information available at First Avenue.


Saturday

Sharing Stories Through Fashion

WHAT: Circle of Design
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Mill City Nights
Circle of Design gives life to the untold stories of fashion. The show incorporates music, dance, imagery, and models to provide a unique audience experience. It’s anything but a typical runway show. Learn more at Circle of Design.

Take It Outside

WHAT: Brantley Gilbert
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Target Center
American country rock artist Brantley Gilbert continues his “Take It Outside” tour with special guests Canaan Smith and Michael Ray. His 2013 single “Bottoms Up” totaled more than 1.7 million sales, and in 2015, Gilbert won the Renegade Award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. Find more information and tickets at Brantley Gilbert.


Sunday

High Spirits

WHAT: Blithe Spirit
WHEN: 2 p.m.
WHERE: Old Log Theatre
Noel Coward’s comedy about a husband and the ghost of his wife remains a great supernatural comedy that also touches on manners and marriage. Charles has one wife in the afterlife and one very much planted in this world—and they can’t stand each other. More about the show at Old Log Theatre.

Don’t Let the Blues Get You Down

WHAT: Davina and the Vagabonds
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Dakota Jazz Club
Since hitting the scene in 2005, Davina and the Vagabonds have transitioned from a down-and-dirty blues band into an exciting acoustic ensemble performing on the international stage with an ambitious full-time U.S. and international schedule. Davina and the Vagabond’s most recent record Sunshine pulls from the last 100 years of American music, creating a sound that is truly original. More information available at Dakota Jazz Club.

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