This is it...the weekend calm before the storm of election day. Since each party thinks the word will end at some time Wednesday, why not get out and enjoy life as we know it for a few more days. This weekend, have a few beers, chow on tacos, or explore the deliciousness of a plant-based lifestyle. You can even early vote!
Weekend starts now!
Get Out The Vote
Today from noon to 3 p.m., vote early, snack out with free food, and get a ride to the polls. SEIU Florida, Vote Mob, 103.5 The Beat, Student Government Association, Lions for Justice and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Delta Psi Chapter are hosting this get out the vote afternoon. Just head over to Robinson Circle (15800 NW 42nd Ave., Miami Gardens) and enjoy live music, free food, and free shuttles to the nearest polling location.
Seed Food & Wine Festival
The Seed Food & Wine Festival, a celebration of all things plant-based, continues through the weekend with dinners, a kiddie day, a 5K run, and a signature tasting village at Mana Wynwood on Saturday, November 5 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets for the tasting village are $50 general admission, $85 VIP and can be purchased at seedfoodandwine.com.
Concrete Beach Block Party
Join Concrete Beach for a giant block party as the Wynwood brewery shuts down 24th St. between NE 5 and NE 2 Aves. on Saturday, November 5 for a block party that includes local food trucks, craft beers, a live painting competition, and music by Electric Kif and Afrobeta. From 1 to 6 p.m., enjoy food by King of Racks, Ms. Cheezious, Wynwood Parlor, and Lola the Baker and art by Carolina Tesoro, Sterling Rock, Kim Moore, Carlos Garcia and Wanda Delgado. The art will be auctioned off at the end of the event, with proceeds of the sales (as well as $1 from every beer sold — up to $1,000) donated to BakeHouse Art Complex. In addition, there will be private brewer-led tours from 2 to 4 p.m., and the launch of Deck the Walls, a holiday-inspired spiced imperial porter with cinnamon, cardamom and ginger notes.
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Halfway to Cinco de Mayo Celebration at TacoCraft
Tomorrow, November 5 marks the official halfway point to Cinco de Mayo. Celebrate at TacoCraft (5829 SW 73 St., South Miami) with $3 tacos and half-priced tequilas from 1 to 5 p.m.