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Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week


Beer and Cheese Pairing with Brewery De Halve Maan The owner of the Belgian brewery shares his knowledge while pairing three of his beers with cheeses provided by La Femme du Fromage. 7 p.m. Wednesday; Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Drive; $15; 407-893-9832; redlightredlightbeerparlour.com

Central Florida’s BBQ Blowout Professional BBQ teams compete for titles and cash awards. This event is a benefit for the local nonprofit Helpful Hands. 6 p.m. Friday; Ovideo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd., Oviedo; free; 407-278-4871; bbqblowout.com

Sanford Art Walk Multiple venues in Sanford’s downtown open their doors to display works by local artists. Enjoy drinks at multiple bars and galleries. We love art! 6 p.m. Friday; Downtown Sanford; free; 407-302-2586; sanfordartwalk.com

Burgatory Fest 2014 Punk and hardcore bands celebrate summer. Featuring names like Wolf-Face, Fero Lux, Set and Setting, Wet Nurse, Zulu Wave, Ex-Breathers, Mosquito Teeth and more. 4 p.m. Saturday; The Local 662, 662 Central Ave.; Fubar, 658 Central Ave., St. Petersburg; $10; facebook.com/burgatoryfest

Summer Kick-off Party Memorial Day drink specials, including specials on 86-ounce Rum Runner buckets. 7 p.m. Sunday; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; free; 407-354-5999; howlatthemoon.com/memorial-day-party

Downtown Orlando Farmers Market Vendors, art, family-friendly activities, live music, beer and wine and $12 all-you-can-drink mimosas. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Lake Eola Park, Thornton Park; free; 407-246-3361; orlandofarmersmarket.com


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