Ignore the brisk wind and snow for a moment as Carnival comes to the Twin Cities. Lively music plays as guests are invited to make masks and instruments. Live performances as well as face and body painting. When the sun goes down, adults are invited to a masquerade ball with Brazilian food and drink and three performance stages, including music by Dandara Odara and Badi Assad. (BrazilFest: 3-6 p.m. Sat. $10-$15. Masquerade Ball: 9 p.m. Sat. $30. International Market Square, 275 Market St., Mpls. 612-747-1234.


Novices and experts are welcome at this juggling event. There's an open gym for unicycling as well as juggling. Vendors and merchants offer a variety of goods including yo-yo and juggling props. The weekend ends with a juggling spectacular with special guests Keith Nelson and Simon Berry. (5 p.m.-midnight Fri.; 7 p.m. Sat. $10-$12. St. Paul Central High School, 275 N. Lexington Pkwy., St. Paul.

Minnesota golf show

Practice your swing at an indoor driving range or take a chance at the $100,000 putt challenge. Vendors will display and sell merchandise. Ticketholders receive free greens fee passes. (10 a.m.-7 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. $13. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls.