Carnival has come to heat up the Twin Cities for the winter. Carnaval Brasileiro family day features colorful costumes, vibrant music and saucy dance moves. Kids can make masks and musical instruments. A masquerade ball is held in the evening with three performance stages and more than 80 local performers. Taste the flavors of Brasil at a buffet. (Family Day: 3-6 p.m. Sat. $10-$15. Masquerade Ball: 9 p.m. Sat. $20-$75. International Market Square, 275 Market St., Mpls. 612-747-1234.


Practice your swing at an indoor driving range. Those feeling lucky can even give the $100,000 long- putt challenge a try. Also check out vendors and exhibits of golf-related equipment and trips. (10 a.m.-7 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. $12. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls. www.minnesota