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Five South Florida Food & Drink Events This Weekend: Beerfest and More

Prep the liver and put the local cab company on speed dial: It's Beerfest weekend. Yes, indeed, kiddos -- it's that magical time of year when New Times breaks out all the stops and taps all the kegs to share the best in beer with you, the reader. Awesome craft beer, cool tunes, and good food not your thing? Fine, then. There are other happenings this weekend in Broward and Palm Beach counties (and, admittedly, there are some pretty fun options). After the jump, find a roundup of food and drink events this weekend in South Florida.

See also:

- New TimesBeerfest 2013 Survival Guide

- Eat & Drink Local at the Sybarite Pig on Friday

- Wilton Manors Wine and Food Festival: Eat-Sip-Love in the Gayborhood

5. 4th-annual Toes in the Sand Shrimp Boil on the Beach

How much surf, sand, and shrimp can one person soak up on a Saturday night? Find out at this weekend's 4th-annual "Toes in the Sand" Shrimp Boil on the Beach to benefit the Financial Assistance Program for families who have a child receiving extended hospital care for heart surgery. The boil is 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Lauderdale Surf Club (2 Palm Ave. in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea). A VIP reception is 5 to 6 p.m. The party will feature all-you-can-eat boiled shrimp and sides, beer, wine, and live entertainment. The dress code is "beach chic." Tickets are $50 per person; VIP tickets ($100) are sold only in advance. Call 954-318-2020.

4. 10th-anniversary Flavors Wellington Food & Wine Festival

Saddle up and bust out the riding crop: Wellington is hosting its annual Flavors food festival with food, wine, live music, and of course, equestrian exhibitions. The event is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington. Tickets are $30 at the door.

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Tricia Woolfenden

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