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Things to do for people who love booze


Alive After 5 Street party with live music, art displays, food and cocktail sampling and more. 5-8 p.m. Thursday; downtown Sanford, East First Street and South Park Avenue, Sanford; $7 includes food and beverage sampling; sanfordwelcomecenter.com.

Cigar City Brewery Night Eight different beers on tap from the Tampa brewery. 8 p.m. Saturday; Odin's Den, 1335 Howell Branch Road, Winter Park; various menu prices; 407-644-3588.

End of Summer Bash Chico's and Whiskey Dicks hosts flip cup tournaments, college football on TV and loads of drink specials. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; Chico's Dirty Tacos and Tequila, 50 E. Central Ave.; free; 407-422-6299; chicosdirtytacos.com.

Half Way to St. Patrick's Day Celebration With live entertainment and $5 car bombs, $5 Guinness, Smithwicks and Harp, $3 green beer and $3 Jell-O shots. 11 a.m. Saturday; The Pub at Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Drive; free; 407-352-2305; experiencethepub.com/Orlando.

Halfway To St. Patty's Day Traditional Irish food, stilt walkers, drink specials and dueling pianos. Noon-2 a.m. Saturday; Pat O'Briens, CityWalk at Universal Orlando; free-$10; 407-224-2100; citywalk.com.

Klitz Burlesque performances, Go-go dancers, DJ music and more. 9 p.m. Thursday; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; $8; 407-649-3888; pulseorlando.com.

Smoke-Free Nights at Church Street Participating bars go smoke-free with drink specials and live entertainment; through Sept. 20; Downtown Orlando, Church Street; various prices at Backroom, Big Belly, Chillers, Club 23, Kres Chophouse, Mojo Bar & Grill; cityoforlando.net.

The Sports Fanatic Pub Crawl Wear your favorite teams colors and drink your way around downtown, with stops at Chillers, the Attic and One Eyed Jacks. 8 p.m. Friday; Whiskey Dicks, 50 E. Central Blvd.; $12-$15; orlandopubcrawl.com.

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk Pay one price for unlimited wine tasting at participating venues, with streetside shopping vendors and food trucks offering menu items. 6-9 p.m. Thursday; Mother Falcon Clothing, 817 E. Washington St.; $10 cash; facebook.com/thorntonparkdistrict.

Unplug & Unwind with Micah Late night food menu and live music. 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sunday-Tuesday; Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, Universal's CityWalk; free; 407-224-2155; margaritaville.com.

Virginia Drive Live Street party with DJ music, a Yelp Beer Garden, street vendors, food trucks, shopping opportunities and art displays. 6-10 p.m. Friday; Virginia Drive; free; 407-393-8765; ivanhoevillage.org.