What: Lantao Q at the Pool dishes affordable alternatives ($15 for food, $5 for drinks) to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, such as Korean barbecue (ribs, kimchi, grilled corn), craft beers, and specialty sips.
Why: Social Hour at The Social Club in the front of the hotel has live music and bar chef Chad Phillips slinging cocktails.
When: Thurs.-Sat. Poolside, 4-8 p.m.; The Social Club, 5-7 p.m.
Where: 1717 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-532-7715).
Kakar One-Year Anniversary Party
What: The art, design, and furniture boutique with a flair for out-of-the-box vintage pieces celebrates with drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a look at its latest inventory.
Why: Peek Anya Tatum’s exclusive trunk show of decadent handbags.
When: Sat., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 8650 Biscayne Blvd., ste. 23 (305-756-6363).
Feed Me Well
What: When fast food loses its lunchtime allure, turn to Ana Lizarazo for a how-to on healthy eating.
Why: Stick to a balanced diet with recipes, a new perspective, and chocolate.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.
Where: SpringHill Suites Miami Airport South, 6700 NW 7th St. (305-265-0144). Tickets ($35) at feedmewell.eventbrite.com.
Super Lips Karaoke
What: The Wynwood bar wouldn’t be caught dead playing Top 40 tunes. Instead, belt out B sides and one-hit wonders from endless genres, including indie, punk, hip-hop, and more.
Why: Down a Rosemary’s Baby at the bar, then follow the bouncing ball to Culture Club’s “I’ll Tumble for Ya.”
When: Tonight, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Wynwood (786-752-6693).
Michelle Bernstein + Havaianas
What: The Miami native and touted celeb chef collaborates with the Brazilian footwear gurus for a pair of South Beach Wine and Food Festival-themed flip-flops; she’s giving pairs away in person at Burger Bash.
Why: Skipping the festivities? Limited-edition gold sandals adorned with ketchup, burger, pickle, and fries pins ($2.50) are ready to order.
When: Thru Sun.
Where: At havaianas.com, $18.
Walk for the Animals
What: Take Henry Tinkleton for a stroll, followed by entertainment, snacks, and a makeshift adoption center.
Why: Proceeds benefit homeless animals at the Humane Society of Greater Miami.
When: Sat. Registration, 8:30 a.m.; walk, 10 a.m.
Where: Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd. (305-358-7550). Register at humanesocietymiami.org. Donations are welcome at formstack.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Surfcomber