Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three. Whether you're looking to get into some roaring '20's action, save some puppies (seriously!), or get some tips for preparing the big T-Day meal, there's something to get you going in Broward and Palm Beach counties this weekend.
5. Organic Fitness Seminar
With Thanksgiving around the corner, your calorie consumption is about to go through the roof. On Sunday at noon Keith Lopez M.S., B.S. is teaching the first part of his seminar on Nutrition Secrets from the Ancients & The Science of Wellness at Marando Farms. For $20 at the door, or $40 for all three classes in advance, attendees will get information about organic fitness biography, derivatives of addiction and control, essential nutrients, and calories and metabolism. The three part class is taking place over the next few weeks.
Marando Farms is located at 1401 SW 1st Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-294-2331, or visit facebook.com/events/704985186197031.
4. Holiday Cooking Class
Most people try to eat at home on the holidays; however, you kind of need to know how to cook to do so. If you're looking to pick up some tips, or learn how to not burn the house down, Le Bistro is hosting a holiday cooking class on Saturday, November 16 from noon to 3 p.m. Fifty bucks scores you lunch, recipes, and live demos. Reservations are required.
Le Bistro is located at 4626 N. Federal Highway in Lighthouse Point. Call 954-946-9240, or visit lebistrorestaurant.com.
3. Bow Wow and Meow
Let's be honest: you're probably going out drinking on Saturday night; you might as well do it for a cause. On Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m., Burt & Max's is hosting a fundraising event for the Tri-County Humane Society. For $20 in advance, $25 at the door, the event includes food and drinks courtesy of Rapoport's Restaurant Group, dog agility performances, face painting, balloon animals, live music, and pet adoptions. There is no cost for kids to attend. Anyone who adopts an animal gets $100 gift certificate to Rapoport's Restaurant Group.
Burt & Max's is located at 9025 W. Atlantic Ave. in Delray Beach. Call 561-482-8110, or visit eventbrite.com/e/bow-wow-and-meow-benefit-tickets.
2. Mutts and Martinis
Dog people tend to stick together; however a trip to the dog park can be a slobbery, muddy affair. Leave the dirty in your martini this Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., while hanging with Fido and other dog loving peeps at Riverwalk's Mutts and Martinis. Being held at the Historic Downtowner Saloon, the event will be bringing canine enthusiasts from across South Florida together to raise funds for Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale. The cost to attend is $25 at the door -- dogs get free entrance with their human companion -- which includes two drinks, heavy appetizers, live music, a silent auction, a doggie fashion show, and plenty of other dog-centric activities.
The Historic Downtowner Saloon is located at 10 S. New River Drive East in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-468-1541, or visit goriverwalk.com.
1. Stache Grand Opening Ball
Speakeasies are supposed to be secret -- keeping quiet isn't exactly our thing. On Saturday starting at 8 p.m., Stache is finally hosting its Grand Opening Ball. With a roaring '20's theme, it includes live burlesque, cabaret, and vaudeville shows as well as live performances by Bobby Lee Rodgers and the Bourbon Boys Band. For details email, email@example.com.
Stache is located at 109 SW Third Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. Visit facebook.com/events .
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