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Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week


1st Friday in Ivanhoe Village Neighborhood party with live entertainment, shopping and dining opportunities. 5-11 p.m. Friday; Ivanhoe Village Main Street, Orange Avenue between New Hampshire and Princeton streets; free; 407-484-5839; facebook.com/pages/first-fridays-in-ivanhoe-village.

2-4-1 Grey Goose Night Enjoy drink specials at the bar until midnight. 10 p.m.-midnight Friday; Loft 55, 55 W. Church St., Suite 211; free; 407-792-2555; loft55orlando.com.

7 Year Anniversary Party With Hadley's Hope, the Actomatics, the Sonic Explosion With Uncle Matt's Grapefruit Pale Ale, cornhole tournaments, live music and more. 1-9 p.m. Sunday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117; orlandobrewing.com.

Acoustic Karaoke Gong Show Jeremy Hagen hosts singers who perform until they hear the gong, but if you finish your song you'll win a prize. 10 p.m. Wednesday; Waitiki Retro Tiki Lounge, 26 Wall Street Plaza; free; 407-481-1199; wallstplaza.net.

Bassmint v1.0 Featuring Xilent & Bare Live dubstep sets by the DJs. 10 p.m. Saturday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $10; 407-872-0066; pricelessevent.com.

Cocktail Class Learn how to make three different custom cocktails with the bartenders. 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday; The Courtesy Bar, 114 N. Orange Ave.; $20, plus you pay for your three cocktails; RSVP to [email protected]; 407-450-2041; thecourtesybar.com.

Cocktails & Conversation Happy Hour on the Patio Sophisticated gathering with live music by CeCe Teneal, Tony Wynn and DJ Lyvwyr, plus food and drink specials. 5-10 p.m. Monday; Ember, 42 W. Central Blvd.; free; 407-486-9203.

I Love Florida House Night Featuring Avlish, Mark Hunt, DJ Fusion and Myke Skillz Enjoy a night of house music in the club. 10 p.m. Saturday; Suite B, 50 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-246-1750; suiteblounge.com.

I Love the '80s Party Featuring Latrice Royale, three DJs and live shows. 9 p.m. Saturday; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.

Infiltr8:Celebr8 DJ Chang Care Fundraiser Featuring Q-Burns Abstract Message, Brian Busto, Atnarko and others Dance party in support of the local DJ's recovery from a stroke. 10 p.m. Friday; Sandwich Bar, 2432 E. Robinson St.; $10; 407-421-1670; giveforward.com/fundraiser/dzw1/changbang.

Metal Mondays Plus $3 Miller High Life drafts. 8 p.m. Monday; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; free; 407-423-2788; thefalconbar.com.

Nari & Milani The DJs spin house music. 9 p.m. Wednesday; Knight Library, 11448 University Blvd.; $10; 407-704-7477; knightlibrary.com.

Paint Party Mayhem Wear your bathing suits and get down with DJ ATM. 11:30 p.m. Thursday; Liquid, 17 W. Pine St.; free-$10; 407-285-4709; absolute-parties.com.

The Crawling Dead Pub Crawl Join in a Zombification Pre-Party and then grab drinks at Latitudes, Native Social Bar and Wall Street Plaza. 6:30 p.m. Saturday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; $12-$15; 407-849-0471; orlandopubcrawl.com.


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