Stay thirsty, my friends: The Most Interesting Man in the World tops South Florida drinking events

Riverside Market Plantation grand opening (the craft-beer bar’s third location), 6 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Riverside Market Plantation, 6900 Cypress Road, Plantation; free; 954-401-5808 or TheRiversideMarket.com and Facebook event page

Bousa Brewing Opening Night (a brewery party with live music from Locos Por Juana), 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Bousa Brewing Company, 7235 NE Fourth Ave., Miami; free; 786-338-8035 or BousaBrewing.com and Facebook page

Gridiron Grill-off Food and Wine Festival (a massive cookout with beer, booze and NFL stars), noon-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1801 NE Sixth St.; $95-$100, $135-$140 for VIP; GridironGrilloff.com and Facebook event page

Fort Lauderdale’s second annual Margarita Festival (a tequila-fueled bash featuring 20 different vendors), 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Tacocraft Taqueria and Tequila Bar, 204 SW Second St.; $27.37, $59.02 for VIP via MargaritaFest2.eventbrite.com; 954-463-2003 or TacoCraft.com and Facebook event page

He Told You He Didn’t Always Drink Beer (actor Jonathan Goldsmith, aka the former Most Interesting Man in the World, visits a liquor store), 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Wilton Discount Liquors, 2105 NE Fifth Ave., Wilton Manors; free; 954-561-0130 or Facebook event page

Seventh annual Tequesta Chili Cook-off and Beer Tasting Event (self-explanatory), 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Paradise Park, 1 Main St., Tequesta; $30; 888-612-4194 or TequestaChiliCookoff.com and Facebook event page

Brewery Bootcamp (a CrossFit-style workout followed by beer), 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at J. Wakefield Brewing, 120 NW 24th St., Miami; $15, includes hour-long class and one beer; 786-254-7779 or JWakefieldBrewing.com and Facebook event page

All You Can Drink Sunday Brunch (includes unlimited cider, beer and wine and a food truck), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at Accomplice Brewery and Ciderworks, 1023 N. Florida Mango Road, West Palm Beach; $15; 561-568-7242 or AccompliceBrewery.com and Facebook event page

Taste of the Island 2017 (an outdoor tasting bash featuring 30-plus food and booze vendors), 6-9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Richardson Historic Park and Nature Preserve, 1937 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors; $35; 754-551-5611 or TasteoftheIsland.org and Facebook event page

MolecuBar (includes mixology demos, light bites and a molecular-gastronomy competition), 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach; $15-$20 for general admission, $40-$45 for VIP; 561-832-1988 or SFScienceCenter.org and Facebook event page

Deck the Walls Block Party (a bash with live music and the release of Deck the Walls, a spiced imperial porter), 1-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Concrete Beach Brewery, 325 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-796-2727 or ConcreteBeachBrewery.com and Facebook event page

Riverwalk’s 12th annual Mutts and Martinis (a pet-friendly outdoor cocktail party featuring food, music and pet adoptions), 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Downtowner, 10 S. New River Drive East, Fort Lauderdale; $20 via Eventbrite.com; 954-468-1541 or GoRiverwalk.com and Facebook event page

Champagne Fun Festival (an outdoor gathering with fashion shows, games and multiple bubbly varieties), 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Esplanade Park, 400 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale; $35 for general admission, $150 for VIP via Eventbrite.com; ChampagneFunFestival.com and Facebook event page

Gobble Till You Wobble Beer Dinner (a turkey-and-alcohol pairing), 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Bangin’ Banjo Brewing Company, 3200 NW 23rd Ave., Suite 500, Pompano Beach; $65 via Eventbrite.com; 954-978-3113 or BanginBanjoBrewing.com and Facebook event page

Beach Brunch Bash Pool Party (a brunch gathering featuring South Beach Brewing Company beers), 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel, 1717 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; free RSVP via Eventbrite.com; 305-532-7715 or Facebook event page

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