The Library Cafe, 3506 University Ave.: A tent party runs Wednesday through Sunday, starting with a Relays Warm Up Party at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Hear live music by Brother Trucker (9 p.m.-midnight Thursday), DJ Deception (6-9 p.m. Friday), Limbs (9 p.m.-midnight Friday), Guilty Pleasures (2-5 p.m. Saturday) and Fruition (9 p.m.-midnight Saturday). “Relays Recovery” breakfasts will be served 8-11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Get food in the tent until 10 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.
Relays Party Weekend, Val Air Ballroom, 301 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines:
• Friday: Concert by Young Dro, DJ Lee, DJ Mista Soull and DJ Inferno starting at 9 p.m. $1,000 Twerk contest hosted by J. Shade. $4 Ciroc and two-for-one drink specials until 11:30 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 day of show.
• Saturday: Red carpet event starting at 9 p.m. with music by DJ Hollywood, DJ Bizzy B and a special guest DJ. $20 in advance, $25 day of show.
• Sunday: Relays car show starting at noon. Music by DJ Lee, custom cars, food, games and a jumper for kids. $5. Valairballroom .com.
Midwest Freakfest 4, 7 Flags, 2100 N.W. 100th St., Clive: 9 p.m. Friday. Music by DJ Bizzy B, DJ Hollywood and DJ Bishop, hosted by Joey Ashby. $2 Ciroc and Hennessy until 11 p.m. No cover for “people with stilettos, hand bags or dress/skirt gear” until 10:30 p.m. $15 cover.
Drake Relays Street Party, outside Court Avenue Brewing Company, 309 Court Ave.: Tent concert by Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, The Von Shakes and Aged Spirits starting at 7 p.m. Friday. Food and drink from Court Avenue Brewing Company served outside. Free. Drakesab.com.
The Drake Relays Underground Takeover, The Marquee, 3711 Ingersoll Ave. Concert by dirty south rapper Project Patt with DJ Chuck Fresh, R World/Off Safety and Outlaw Monstaz, 9 p.m. Saturday. $20.
The Purple Passion Party, 34th floor of the Ruan Center, 666 Grand Ave.: The Mu Omicron Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity’s annual Drake Relays event featuring music by DJ L-Murray. 8:30 p.m. Saturday. $15 in advance, $20 at the door.