Five Best Food & Drink Events in South Florida This Weekend: Moon Parties, Casting Calls, and More

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Cheers to the weekend! You've made it through yet another glorious workweek, and your time for fun is now here. Whether you're looking to chill out with some funky music, drink some brews -- or a lot of brews -- hang out with the kids, or eat sushi off a naked body, we have an event -- or possibly two -- for you.

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5. The Funky Nuggets

By the end of the workweek, you need to just let your hair down. Make it happen on Friday night at South Shore Tavern. The laid back bar is hosting funk-jazz-fusion-electronica-rock band the Funky Nuggets from 8 p.m. to midnight.

The South Shore Tavern is located at 502 Lucerne Ave. in Lake Worth. Call 561-547-7656, or visit southshorestavern.com.

4. Family Fun Day

Finding adult-appropriate activities to do with kids can be hard. Fortunately, both kids and adults love the movies. On Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bogart's Bar & Grill is hosting a family fun day to celebrate Cinemark's new children's hours. Kids to get to partake in face painting, entertainment, free snacks, giveaways, and more, while parents eat and relax. All kids can receive a free meal with purchase of an entree until 5 p.m. Plus, Shine Talent Agency will be onsite holding a casting for kids 6 to 18 starting at 11 a.m.

Bogart's is located at 3200 Airport Road in Boca Raton. Call 561-544-3044, or visit bogartsofboca.com.

3. Full Moon Rising

Full moon parties are all about connecting with the earth on a more visceral level. From 5 to 10 p.m., this Sunday S3 hosting a full moon party that's all about connecting, with beautiful people. Body sushi, a fire dancer, and sultry music by the restaurant's resident DJ should help with the sex appeal.

S3 is located at 505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-523-7873, or visit facebook.com/S3Restaurant.

2. Palm Beach Craft Beer Festival

If there's one thing we have in Broward and Palm Beach, it's definitely craft beer. This Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m., with VIP early entrance at 3 p.m., the Palm Beach Craft Beer Festival is descending upon the Meyer Amphitheatre with over 40 local, regional, and international brewers, food, and a home brewing contest with a first prize of $500. General admission tickets are $40, VIP are $80.

Meyer Amphitheatre is located at 201 Evernia St. in West Palm Beach. Visit pbcraftbeerfestival.com.

1. Happy Hour Mobile App Party

Happy hour is always the most jovial time of the day. It's even better when it's free. On Friday, from 7 to 9 p.m., join New Times for a free happy hour at the Downtowner Saloon. Guests can enjoy Smirnoff, Michelob Ultra, Rex Goliath Wines, and bar bites. All you have to do is download our happy hour app.

The Downtowner is located at 408 S. New River Drive E. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-463-9800, or visit downtownersaloon.com.

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