Five Things to Do Under $5 This Weekend

Five Things to Do Under $5 This Weekend
Monica McGivern

5. First Fridays Street Party

6 p.m., Saturday, November 8, at America's Backyard, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Visit Facebook.

For those who want their kids to get out of the house and enjoy some human interaction and cultural stimulation, we've got an event for you.

America's Backyard will host its First Fridays Street Festival with artists, food trucks, crafters, and live music from KISS Country.

Be nice and bring the whole crew. If they get annoying, just grit your teeth and remember that hours later, America's Backyard will transform into a land of debauchery, and you can drink your stress away on a tiny budget. No worries if you miss this week, this shindig happens the first Friday of every month.

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4. Cans & Bands Benefit Show

8 p.m., Friday, November 7, at Propaganda, 6 S. J St., Lake Worth, $5 or 3 cans. Visit Facebook.

Lavola has long been a mainstay in our South Florida music scene. Though members moved a bit north to Orlando, frontman Julian Cires is still hosting the second annual Cans & Bands benefit show at Propaganda in Lake Worth.

Proceeds will benefit the Palm Beach County Food Bank which works to help feed hungry children and families in the area. Other bands taking the stage for a good cause include melodic punk band Howling Winds, post-hardcore rockers the Thieving Hand, and the electronica experimenters Astrea Corporation.


3. Park Rd., JT Lockheart Band with SkySkraper, and Not Spices at Inkwell Pub

10 p.m., Saturday, November 8, at Inkwell Pub. 238 N. State Road 7, Margate. No cover. Visit Facebook.

Inkwell Pub will be jamming tonight with three local grown bands. Zero dollars gets you in to see alternative pop-punk band Park Rd, rapper SkySkraper who'll perform with JT Lockheart Band, and electric, jammy, rap act Not Spices. It's a perfectly chill night in which you can entertain old friends and meet some new ones.

2. Harold's 3D Art Show

6 p.m. Saturday, November 8, at Harold's, 509 Northwood Rd., West Palm Beach. No cover. Visit Facebook.

West Palm Beach's Harold's will host its first ever 3D Print and the Drone Project art show this Saturday.

The work you'll find there will definitely have an in-your-face effect. Organizers want to show the newest 3D technologies to a larger audience and get your creative juices flowing, as well as show how they can "decentralize labor and to open up entire industries for commonly used items."

3D artists utilizing this awesome technology are Jason JaFleu Fleurant, Eduardo Mendieta, Jennifer Kacee Weber, and Daniel Wander. There will also be live music, vendors, appetizers, and drinks.


Five Things to Do Under $5 This Weekend

1. The Falcon Pub: A Midnight Cabaret featuring Burlesque By Morgan La Rue's Shimmy Shake Revue

11:45 p.m. Sunday, November 9, at Ye Olde Falcon Pub, 2867 S. University Dr., Davie. Visit Facebook.

The Falcon Pub will be hosting not one, but two burlesque shows in their version of Sunday Funday.

Burlesque will be on display by the sensual and locally famous Morgan La Rue's Shimmy Shake Revue. Also featured is guest performer Ruby Tesla and Fabulous Sabotage Difalconni as the MC. And you heard it here, don't forget to wish Miss Morgan La Rue a big happy birthday.

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