David Burkes Primehouse Ice Cream
Run for the Roses
Tavern on Rush, 1031 N. Rush St. 312-664-9600
Watch "the most exciting two minutes in sports" at this Kentucky Derby viewing party, which features a dedicated menu including Kentucky burgoo ($5), Kentucky Hot Brown sandwiches ($10) and mint juleps ($10). Don't forget your crown—the best hat wins a bottle of Dom Perignon. 9 a.m.-3 a.m. (post time 5:24 p.m.) Saturday. No cover.
I scream, you scream
J Bar, 610 N. Rush St. 312-660-7200
Get a jump on summer as the David Burke's Primehouse Ice Cream Pop-Up shop kicks off its summer Friday residence at J Bar's entrance. This week, choose from Margarita Grande (Cointreau ice cream with tequila lime sorbet swirls) and Mexican Hot Chocolate (Ceylon cinnamon and chocolate chile ice creams) in jumbo cones. 3-5 p.m. Friday. $5 per scoop.
Babes on board
Lottie's Pub, 1925 W. Cortland Ave. 773-489-0738
Frontier, 1072 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-772-4322
The Pony, 1638 W. Belmont Ave. 773-828-5055
Hop a Dos Equis-stocked trolley—where promotional girls host on-board giveaways—for the Cinco de Mayo Dos Equis Trolley Crawl, which includes free rides between all three spots plus $5 tequila shots, $3.50 Dos Equis and more themed specials at the bars. 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday.
Dream on (free!)
Apple Store, 679 N. Michigan Ave. 312-529-9500
Friday night's M83 show at the Riviera is sold out, but you can meet founder-frontman Anthony Gonzalez and hear him discuss his career and the making of his 2011 double album, "Hurry Up, We're Dreaming." Grab a wristband at the store—available beginning 9 a.m.—to ensure admission. 1 p.m.
Rock the house
Jackhammer, 6406 N. Clark St. 773-743-5772
After seven years of LGBT rock and variety showcases, The Flesh Hungry Dog Show is calling it quits, but not till host Gary Airedale throws one last blowout with "greatest hit" acts including Joan Crawford-impersonating rockers The Joans, high-energy duo The Handcuffs and pop-punkster Jinx Titanic. 9 p.m. Friday. $12-$15.
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Rain or shine, Saturday (7 a.m.-1 p.m.) is outdoor opening day for the Green City Market in Lincoln Park.
JULIA BORCHERTS IS A REDEYE SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR. REDEYE@TRIBUNE.COM