Free Film Festival in Downtown Northfield (Weekend Update)

The Weitz Center for Creativity (Carleton College’s “downtown campus”) is open and the programming has begun.   The Tournees French Film Festival, a month-long festival with weekly screenings, begins on Thursday.   Screenings are free and open to the public (and made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture).

Thursday, September 22nd: Scottie Miller and Zoot Simmonds, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Contented Cow; The Tournees French Film Festival: Un Prophete Jacques Audiard, 7:30 p.m., Weitz Center for Creativity on the Carleton College campus; Mark Mraz, 8:30 to 11:00 p.m., Tavern Lounge; Karaoke, 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., 620 Grill; and The Favorite Child, 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., Contented Cow.

Friday, September 23rd: Art Exhibit Opening: Back and Forth (pictured), 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Flaten Art Museum on the St. Olaf College campus; Burning Chrome, 8:00 to 11:00 p.m., Contented Cow; The Counterfactuals, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., Tavern Lounge; and Karaoke, 9:00 p.m., Rueb’N’Stein.

Saturday, September 24th: Riverwalk Market Fair, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Cannon Riverwalk; Art Exhibit Opening: Lowbrow-High Octane VI, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., Northfield Arts Guild; Art Vandalay, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., Tavern Lounge; and D J Music, 9:00 p.m., Rueb’N’Stein.

Sunday, September 25th: Politics & a Pint, 6:00 p.m., Northern Roots Session, 7:30 p.m., and Quiz Night, 8:00 p.m., all at the Contented Cow.