South Florida drinking events: Wake up to Wakefest 2018, National Drink Wine Day

Shuck and Sip Oyster and Vodka Event (a seafood and libations paring), 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at 312 Northwood, 312 23rd St., West Palm Beach; free; 561-629-3941 or Facebook event page

Havana Nights at Mizner Park (a Cuban-themed cocktail event with mojitos and Cuba Libres), 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Mizner Park, 327 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; $10, which will benefit Festival of the Arts Boca, includes a raffle and domino station; 866-571-2787 or FestivalBoca.org and Facebook event page

Science on Tap (an intellectual discussion over beer, themed around the topic "NASA Tales: Past, Present, and Future"), 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Civil Society Brewing, 1200 Town Center Circle, Suite 101, Jupiter; free, includes post-talk Q and A; 561-855-6680 or SFScienceCenter.org and Facebook event page

Wakefest Invitational 2018 (J. Wakefield Brewing’s third anniversary party, which will include more than 100 independently owned breweries, rare bottle releases, live music and food trucks), noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Mana Wynwood, 318 NW 23rd St., Miami; $60, includes unlimited pours and a commemorative tasting glass, via Vendini.com; 305-573-0371 or JWakefieldBrewing.com and Facebook event page

National Drink Wine Day at Villa Azur (a tasting with discounted wines), 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Villa Azur, 309 23rd St., Miami Beach; $8 per wine, and $50 percent off select bottles; 305-538-2118 or VillaAzurMiami.com.

Rambling Strings and Pizza (pizza, fruit wine and folk combine at a family-run winery), 7-11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Sons and Daughters Farm and Winery, 5926 Fearnley Road, Lake Worth; $5, includes performance from Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band; 305-613-8039 or SD-Farm.com and Facebook event page

Broski Ciderfest (an anniversary party with timed cider releases, live music, beer and food trucks), 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Broski Ciderworks, 1465 SW Sixth Court, Pompano Beach; free, but drink tickets cost $5, and bottles of Elderflower Cider will be on sale for $18.99; 954-657-8947 or BroskiCiderworks.com and Facebook event page

Drink for a Cause (a beer-themed pet-rescue fundraiser), 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at LauderAle, 3305 SE 14th Ave., Fort Lauderdale; free, and $1 off beers for anyone who donates $5 to Gentle Giants Great Dane Rescue; 954-653-9711 or LauderAle.co and Facebook event page

The Copperpoint Games (a family-friendly Olympics-style event with prizes), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Copperpoint Brewing Company, 151 Commerce Road, Boynton Beach; free; 561-508-7676 or CopperpointBrewingCompany.com and Facebook event page

Las Olas Wine Walk (a sip-and-stroll tasting at 20 venues along Las Olas Boulevard), 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Las Olas Place, 788 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; $15 via Eventbrite.com, which includes a souvenir wine glass and map; 954-258-8382 or LasOlasBoulevard.com and Facebook event page

Tarpon River Brewing Company opening (a beer- and live music-fueled celebration of Fort Lauderdale’s second downtown brewery, a partnership between the Restaurant People and Riverside Market owners Julian and Lisa Siegel), 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Tarpon River Brewing, 280 SW Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale; free; 954-839-5725 or TarponRiverBrewing.com

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