As much for tattoo enthusiasts as industry professionals, the annual Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention is worth checking out whether you have ink or not, with many attendees showing off their own tats and tattooists showcasing their on- and off-body artworks. Friday, January 10th, Various times. $20 single day, $40 3-Day pass. —Hank Stacks

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis