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Five Great Food Events This Weekend: Food Festivals, Earth Day, and More

We know you're sad about the end of yet another glorious workweek. Unfortunately kids, it's time to step away from your computers and get back into having a life. Obviously, this concept is something your going to have to get used to, but, don't fret, we're here to help. After the jump, we have a list of the five best food related events this weekend with festivals, Earth day celebrations, and more.

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5. Wine Tasting

The only thing better than a glass of wine is multiple glasses of wine. As part of Crown Wine and Spirits April tasting events, two stores will be hosting tastings from 7 to 9pm for 15 bucks. Crown Boca Raton is hosting a tasting on Friday. On Saturday the tasting is being held at Crown Pompano Beach.

4. Third-Annual Coco-Fest With Randall Infusions

It's always nice to find a city when a city decides to celebrate itself. And it always helps when you add beer. Sunday, from 11 am to 5 pm, the Coconut Creek Promenade is joining forces with the City of Coconut Creek to put on the 3rd Annual Coco-Fest. To help with the festivities, World of Beer will be pouring Breckenridge Vanilla Porter through a Randall with fresh coconut.

3. Earth Day Celebration

Could there possibly be a better place to celebrate Earth Day than at an urban farm? Exactly. Staring at 10 am on Sunday, Marando Farm's is hosting an Earth Day celebration to help raise funds for Broward County Community Outreach. The free event features fitness classes, live music, farm tours, a bounce house, train rides, and face painting. Over 30 vendors, including food trucks and beer from Tap 42 will be selling their wares onsite.

2. Yogafest

Yoga and healthy eating kind of go hand and hand. Whether its to help squeeze into those $100 yoga pants or just part of the lifestyle, yogis tend to eat well. Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm, Yogafest is taking over downtown Fort Lauderdale's Huizenga Park. There will be yoga classes, live music, and plenty of karmically positive food.

1. Las Olas Food and Wine Festival

Happy hour is great and all, but it can be kind of restrictive: having to choose just one bar for a few hour period. As an alternative to happy hour, the Las Olas Wine and Food Festival will be taking over four city blocks on Friday to bring you over 70 local restaurants and tons of booze. The festival takes place from 7:30 to 10 pm. Tickets cost 100 bucks and can be purchased onsite on a first come first serve basis.

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