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Drink Events

Beer dinners, beer school, drinking dress-up parties and a Wall Street pub crawl. The weekend is almost here!



Anime Planet Dress cosplay and get drink specials, with anime viewing, door prizes and card games. 9 p.m. Saturday; Little Fish Huge Pond, 309 E. First St., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499; littlefish-hugepond.com.

Beer Dinner Four-course meal with featured beer pairings. 7 p.m. Friday; The Pub at Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Drive; $50; 407-352-2305; experiencethepub.com/orlando.

Beer School Learn about the brewing process with a guided tour, beer tasting, catered lunch and a graduation certificate. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; $39; 407-872-1117; orlandobrewing.com.

Ladies Only Beer School Sample and learn about a variety of craft beers. 7 p.m. Thursday; World of Beer, 155 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; $20; 407-834-2337; altamonte.wobusa.com.

Pig, Pilsner & Panua Big Wheel Provisions pig roast with live music and local handcrafted beer to benefit The Panua Project in Kenya. 6-11 p.m. Saturday; Palmer's Garden & Goods, 2611 Corrine Drive; $50; 407-896-5951.

Reds of France's Southern Rhone Valley Sample five or six wines in this tasting class. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; The Wine Room, 270 S. Park Ave., Winter Park; $30; 407-696-9463; thewineroomonline.com.

Sixth Annual Hurricane Party with the Whitey Tighties Noon Saturday; The West End Trading Company, 202 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; call for price; 407-322-7475; drinkatwestend.com.

The Get Lei'd Luau Pub Crawl With stops at downtown bars including Wai Tiki, Eye Spy, Vain and Latitudes. 8 p.m. Saturday; Waitiki Retro Lounge, 26 Wall Street Plaza; $12-$15; orlandopubcrawl.com.

White Trash Bash & Bizarre Art Bazaar Dress trashy for beer and sake bomb specials, art displays, food trucks and live bands. 8:30 p.m. Saturday; Belle Isle Yacht Pub, 7521 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-850-3491.

Yelp Orlando's Summertime Street Soirée Outdoor party with cocktails and beer, sets by local DJs, dance performances and more. 4-6 p.m. Saturday; Downtown Orlando, Orange Avenue and Pine Street; $5; yelp.com/events.