Claws for a Cause
What: Feast on stone crabs, champagne, and other delights to support Children’s Home Society of Florida, a charity helping abused children and families.
Why: Shell some out.
When: Sun. Reception, 11 a.m.; lunch, noon.
Where: Joe’s Stone Crab, 11 Washington Ave., South Beach. Reservations at 305-755-6500.
What: The feisty French phenom brings her pop-y, dance-inducing sounds to Miami.
Why: You love a rebel Yelle.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Polish American Club, 1250 NW 22nd Ave. Tickets online at wantickets.com.
What: Celebrate Caribbean culture with festive costumes, a parade, live bands, and fruity booze.
Why: There’ll be thousands island dressing.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: Bicentennial Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd., Downtown. Tickets online at ticketleap.com.
What: 1 Bleu’s new Sunday brunch serves a buffet of crab, crepes, and mimosas with a side of smooth jazz.
Why: It beats the blues.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 10295 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour (305-455-5460).
Hispanic Heritage Art Exhibit
What: Puerto Rican rum, live jazz, and Miami’s top Hispanic artists show off their new works.
Why: Benefits go to Aspira, a nonprofit focused on education in the Latino community.
When: Sat., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 2215 NW 2nd Ave., Wynwood.
Tri-County Rib Cook-Off
What: Blue grass bands and wine standby as five South Florida cooking schools battle it out for bragging rights.
Why: It’s a piggyback ride.
When: Sun., 4 p.m.
Where: Anne Kolb Nature Center, Mangrove Hall, 751 Sheridan St., Hollywood (954-396-3875).