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The Weekend Guide

festidan miami!

Eat, drink, and be charitable.

DONATE
FestiDan
What:
Four years ago some dude named Dan decided to throw himself a birthday party, which morphed into a local music fest (Addax, Day Music Died) for charity.
Why: This year the event matures from a slip ’n’ slide bash in Bicentennial to a Grove block party benefiting ALS Recovery Fund and Academy of Arts & Minds.
When: Sat., 2 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Virginia St., b/t Oak & Florida Aves. Tickets ($25) online or at the festival.

SAVE
Scarlett Boutique’s Sidewalk Sale
What:
South Miami shop makes room for fall inventory by discounting last season’s items (Alice + Olivia tops, Rachel Pally jumpers, Rory Beca dresses) up to 50 percent off.
Why: Shopping outdoors is considered cardio in our book.
When: Thru Aug. 31. Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 8267 S. Dixie Hwy. (305-665-1234).

JUDGE
Lou’s Beer Garden’s Beer Cook‐Off
What:
Participants prepare tapas, an appetizer, entree, or dessert that must include a microbrew as an ingredient.
Why: Eat and judge.
When: Sun., 5-8 p.m.
Where: 7337 Harding Ave., behind The New Hotel, Miami Beach (305-704-7879).

BOOZE
Mercadito’s All-You-Can-Drink Brunch
What:
Groups get three family-style breakfast dishes and unlimited alcoholic beverages for $30 per person.
Why: Huevos ahogados (poached eggs, cornbread, and chipotle hollandaise), manchego cheese pancakes, and mango mimosita (cava, mango, and green chile).
When: Every Sat. & Sun., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 3252 NE 1st Ave., Midtown (786-369-0430).

Photo: Courtesy of Addax

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LOCATIONS
FestiDan
Virginia St
bt Oak & Florida Aves
Miami, FL 33133
3252 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137
786-369-0430
Lou's Beer Garden
7337 Harding Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33141
8267 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33143
305-665-1234
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