Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this weekend
'A Rolling Stone, Group Exhibition'
Celebrate 50 years of the Rolling Stones with the latest exhibit at Porter/Contemporary. The gallery will showcase "A Rolling Stone," an exhibit of works by a group of artists that celebrates the rock group as well as plays off the proverb "a rolling stone gathers no moss." The opening reception tonight will feature the music of the Rolling Stones. (Opens Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., runs through May 26, Wed., Fri., Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m., FREE, Porter/Contemporary, 548 W. 28th St., 3rd fl., portercontemporary.com)
Hennessy's 'Wild Rabbit' cube installation
Square off against world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao or test your singing chops in a duet with Erykah Badu - virtually, that is. At Hennessy's "Wild Rabbit" cube installation in Chelsea Triangle today, you can upload videos of your virtual ring go-round with Pacquiao and/or digital duet with Badu to your social networks. Also check out exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, music and interviews with the two celebs from the Hennessy "Wild Rabbit" campaign. (Thursday, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., FREE, Chelsea Triangle, Ninth Avenue at 14th St., neverstopneversettle.com)
The Scotland Run & Festival
Lace up those running shoes and make sure they match your kilt. Yep, you read that right. Join in on the ninth annual Scotland Run & Festival this Saturday. You'll have to pay to register for the 10K run, but stick around for the FREE festival in Central Park celebrating all things Scottish. You might even score a five-day trip to Scotland! (Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, FREE, Central Park Sheep's Meadow/Mineral Springs, Central Park West at W. 69th St., nyrr.org)