Five South Florida Food-Related Events This Weekend: Taste of Parrotdise and More
If all of your extra energy -- and entertainment budget -- isn't put to use hitting as many Dine Out Lauderdale restaurants as you can this weekend, perhaps there's room to sample a few of the other food- and drink-related events being offered in South Florida. In addition to one-time special events, you'll find the return of several seasonal favorites. After the jump, find a list of five dining events this weekend in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Tricia Woolfenden Everyone else has bid farewell to their markets, while South Florida's party is just getting started.
5. Meet the Artist series launch
Cheese Culture in Fort Lauderdale recently revamped their space, adding a wine bar and expanding on their already-interesting repertoire of events. Friday night -- as in, tonight -- they're introducing a new "Meet the Artist" series where art and music are matched with wine and cheese. This week kicks off with an introduction to Katlyn Hubner and music by guitarist Carlos Gonzalez. The event is 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
4. Seasonal favorites are back in full swing
In another sure sign of autumn, farmers' markets are making a return. This Saturday, the Boca Raton Green Market opens for the season from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The popular weekly market returns to its location at the corner of S. Federal Highway and S. Mizner Boulevard in Royal Palm Place. In addition to vendors selling plants, produce, and prepared foods, the market hosts live music. This weekend's entertainment is courtesy the Sheffield Brothers Band.
Another seasonal favorite, the SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch, will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in Riverwalk Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Local jazz artists will hit four stages and brunch will be served in the Einstein reception room and the Peck Courtyard. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome to attend.
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