Two Afro-Brazilian samba drumming workshops are set for Friday, Sept. 7, from 7 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the MSUM Regional Science Center (Buffalo River State Park). The workshops are sponsored by MSUM’s Music Department and feature Tim and Pat O’Keefe, co-directors of Minneapolis Brazilian percussion band Batucada do Norte.

The events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kenyon Williams at 218.477.4610 or