Things to do for October 02, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend detects a crispness in the air.

Thursday
Biltmore's Unplugged
UNPLUGGED

Biltmore's Unplugged

Your favorite classy Coral Gables hotel is re-launching its popular Thursday night happy hour out by the pool, with all-capped Latin beats supplied by Afro-Cuban funk band PALO! and half-off cocktails via Don Julio and Belvedere. Exclamation point, indeed.

6-10pm, Thursdays starting Oct 2, Cascade Poolside Bar & Grill at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave (West of Granada), 305-445-1926‎

Friday
Swoon Dinner Party at the Forge
SWOONING

Swoon Dinner Party at the Forge

Kick off the weekend in Gothic luxury with this new dinner party at P. Diddy's favorite haunt. With a host committee composed of Miami tastemakers, a three-course meal and a complimentary martini reception, this scene should satisfy most of your appetites.

$55, 9pm, Oct 3, The Forge, 432 41st St (between Sheridan and Royal Palm), 305-538-8533, RSVP here

Endless Pours at Prime Blue Grille
WEEKEND POURING

Endless Pours at Prime Blue Grille

The glossy waterfront steakhouse celebrates Oktoberfest with on-the-house bottomless pours of ten different wines during dinner on Saturdays and Sundays. To sweeten the deal (as if it needed sweetening), they're also offering a three-course meal for $36.

Saturdays and Sundays in October, Prime Blue Grille, 315 S. Biscayne Blvd (at SE. 3rd), 305-358-5900

Sunday
Free Jay-Z Concert
PIMPIN'

Free Jay-Z Concert

The hip-hop star teams up with the folks at Obama for President to bring you a gratis concert in Bayfront Park in an effort to get you registered to vote. Here's hoping Beyonce joins him in reaffirming our civic duties (among other things).

8:30pm, October 5, Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd (between 3rd and 4th), 305-358-7550, tickets at the Miami offices listed here

Monday
Free Walkmen Concert
ROCK

Free Walkmen Concert

Catch New York rock darlings the Walkmen at a rare South Florida appearance when they perform inside the Urban Outfitters South Beach. Get there early and snag a spot by the distressed vintage tees; it'll be a shopping outing with indie cred.

8pm, Oct 6, Urban Outfitters, 653 Collins Ave (between 6th and 7th), 305-535-9726, print your tickets here

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