Need some holiday present ideas? Tape Freaks have you covered at their Big Holiday Sale and Mystery Movie Party at Carleton Lofts. [INFO]

All the garage rock fans will flock to rock the Garagey Lil’ Holiday Festival 2, just look at this lineup: The Castaways, The Sex Rays, Fret Rattles, Black Widows, Dose & Dinks, Trash Street, Burlesque Dancers, Dr. Bob’s Puppet Show. [INFO]

Just HUGE double feature of Yojimbo & Sanjuro on 35mm at the Trylon, two iconic samurai movies, a must-see for film fans. [TIX]

Big locals Halloween, Alaska release their new album ‘Le Centre’ with Al Sparhawk of Low at the Turf, will likely sell out, get tix early. [TIX]

Go hang out with a bunch of the performance community at Fall 2018 New Work Residency: Ritual and Resilience at the Center for Performing Arts. [INFO]

The original high-end pop-up clothing lifestyle event Northern Grade returns, this time to Modist Brewing. [INFO]

Dan Oskey and Bennett Johnson of Tattersall are back at Hola Arepa for probably the hottest foodie party of the weekend, get there early definitely. [INFO]

Another insane bill of live music in the Entry on Saturday with Zig Zag Wanderer/France Camp/American Cream/Ottovan in the 7th St Entry. [INFO]

Art fans will fill up Public Functionary to hear Jose Dominguez talk about his work in The Art of Avoiding PPL. [INFO]

Dosh is back doing his looping multi-instrumental thing at the Cedar, this time with Serengeti, Stolyette and the Guitarkestra of MN. [TIX]

We’re hoping to catch the Hard Bop Collective take over 56 Brewing on Sunday afternoon. [INFO]