The American Swedish Institute, always with a knack for connecting themes and expanding its culture, embraces the boldness of its current exhibition on contemporary Swedish fashion for this fall’s Cocktails at the Castle, to which there’s still somehow a few tickets left to this usually way sold out party. The performance setlist alone is worth the ticket price—including Tacky Annie, Mina Moore, and Bollywood and Flamenco dancers—but the evening’s activities also include live mural painting and the chance to learn a Swedish drinking song! Grab some garments to power clash (for inspiration, ASI’s Instagram can help), and set your sights on that aquavit Swedezerac. Friday, September 14, 7-11 PM. $20. —Isabelle Wattenberg

American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Ave, MPLS; asimn.org