Good Day Sunshine: May Fair 2013
Welcome spring with an afternoon of music, food, arts, and entertainment in Harvard Square.
Sipping in the Square: Enjoy three beer gardens while catching bands on three different stages.
Sun Noon-6p. Harvard Square. Free.
Nearby: Grafton Street; Tory Row; The Sinclair
Mexican Mustache Party: Cinco de Mustache
Mexican gunslinger stache or American lumberjack beard, don't miss this Cinco de Mayo mustache party.
Beard buzz: Four local bands rock this fundraiser for the MSPCA, with prizes for the fanciest facial hair.
Sun 9p. Rosebud Diner, 381 Summer St., Davis Square (617-440-6284). $8.
Nearby: M3; The Painted Burro; Sligo Pub
Barrio Bash: Cinco de Mayo Block Party
We like our Cinco parties like this one: packed with free music, margaritas, and Mexican bites from Ole and Taza.
Beats and bites: DJ Riobamba will man the turntables while you chow on tacos from Taco Truck and Happy Taco.
Sun 1p-5p. Taza Chocolate, 561 Windsor St., Inman Square (617-623-0804). Free.
Nearby: All-Star Sandwich Bar; Tupelo; Bukowski's
Off the Wall: Street Style
A party for street artist Barry McGee's exhibition has DJs Knife and Frank White spinning on the harbor-side deck.
Wild style: Take in a show (and take notes) from Dorchester-based krumping master Darrin Nicoleau.
Fri 5p-10p. Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave., Seaport (617-478-3100). $15 here.
Nearby: The Barking Crab; Tavern Road; No Name Restaurant