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Drinking Events

Orlando drinking events, festivals, pub crawls and more.


 American Craft Beer Week Beer-related events including a beer and chocolate tasting, live jazz music, brew masterpiece releases and a dog play date at the brewery; through May 20. Various times Thursday-Sunday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free-$10; 407-872-1117; orlandobrewing.com.

Back to the Future Triple Feature Featured Terrapin Brewery beers and showing of the three films. 7 p.m. Sunday; Underground Bluz, 12261 University Blvd.; free; 407-482-4141.

Florida Craft Beer Brewery Night Celebration of Florida breweries with beer specials. Noon Friday; World of Beer, 155 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-834-2337; altamonte.wobusa.com.

Florida International Beer Festival Unlimited samples of craft beer, food from area restaurants and live entertainment from Blender. 4-8 p.m. Saturday; Heritage Square, South Magnolia Avenue and East Central Boulevard; $25-$50; floridabeerfestivals.com.

Mount Dora Blues and Wine Festival Wine stroll and tasting and music by Nightly Blues Band, Leon Russell, the Mike Quick Band and others. 6 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday, noon Sunday; Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St., Mount Dora; $9-$50; mountdorabluesandwinefest.com.

The Science of Wine Sample more than 100 fine wines, with wine-making presentations, wine education workshops and food offerings by Stonewood, Taverna Opa and more. 7-10 p.m. Saturday; $75; 407-514-2233; osc.org.


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