Diwali Festival of Lights

A celebration of the five-day Hindu festival. Originating in India, the holiday is an expression of happiness, where clay lamps called diyas are placed throughout the home to symbolize positivity. The event will feature Bollywood dancing, children’s performances and henna. Taste Indian foods and shop in the Indian marketplace. (5:30-7:30 p.m. today. Free. Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Mpls. 612-872-4041, tinyurl.com/h922sej.)