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Top South Florida drinking events: National Rum Day and a Summer SantaCon bar crawl

Food In Motion: Second Fridays (a food truck roundup with beer and spirits), 5-11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at Peter Feldman Park, 310 NE Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale; free; 954-785-7475 or Facebook event page

FTL Summer SantaCon Bar Crawl (a bar crawl involving costumed Santas strutting to eight downtown bars), 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Lucky’s Tavern, 214 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale; or Facebook event page

Havana Nights (an evening of cocktails, Cuban dishes and salsa music), 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Stache, 109 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale; $10-$40 via; 954-449-1044 or Facebook event page


Sweet Potato Casserole Strong Ale release (the brewery’s fall-inspired beer), all day Sunday, Aug. 13, at Funky Buddha Brewery, 1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park; free; 954-440-0046 or

Summer Daze of IPAs (a roundup of 26 Degree’s many IPAs), noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at 26 Degree Brewing Company, 2600 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach; free; 954-532-6964 or and Facebook event page

Veza Sur Opening Weekend (a grand opening with live music), 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Veza Sur Brewing Company, 55 NW 25th St., Miami; free; or Facebook event page


Craft Beer Bash (a festival featuring 150 craft beers and ciders and a food court), 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at PGA National Resort & Spa, 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens; $39 for general admission, $5 for homebrew competition entry; 800-863-2819 or and Facebook event page

National Rum Day

Afrohead Rum's Dine and Daiquiri series (a three-course dinner paired with aged dark rum and a history lesson), 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at One Door East, 620 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale; $65;

National Rum Day Fest (a roundup of international rums with live music), 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Gulfstream Park, 901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach; $30; or Facebook event page


Afrohead Rum's Day Pairing Dinner, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Death or Glory Bar, 116 NE Sixth Ave., Delray Beach; $65; 561-808-8814 or and Facebook event page

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