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From Croquetapalooza to Reggae: 5 Things to do in South Florida This Weekend

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    From Croquetas to Reggae: This Weekend's Best Events

    From learning how to make homemade, fresh pasta while sipping wine to jammin' out to reggae music through the decades, there's plenty to do in South Florida this weekend. (Published Friday, Aug. 24, 2018)

    Pass the Pasta, Please.

    La Central at Brickel City Center is offering the perfect date night this Friday. For $50, you’ll learn all about fresh pasta and how to make it. Best of all, guests get to enjoy your pasta dish with complimentary wine. Also, guests are able to take home the pasta recipe, wine tasting notes and extra pasta dough. Click here for more info.

    We’re Jammin'!

    Take a ride down Jamaican history – through music. The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is hosting an “American Roots of Jamaican Music: The Legacy” event this Sunday evening from 7 – 9 p.m. The musical evening chronicles popular songs in Jamaica and the Americas from the mid-40s to present day. Jamaican guitarist and music educator Eugene Grey will lead the show packed with singers and dancers. More details here.

    Sit, Stay and Chill -- With Your Dog

    Last week NBC and Telemundo stations across the nation helped to clear the shelters, finding thousands of shelter animals forever homes. Now, it’s time to celebrate National Dog Day. Innergy Meditation in Miami Beach is inviting you to sit, stay and chill out with your pup. This Saturday from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Innergy will be offering dog-friendly meditation. Guests can harmonize their energy, build a bridge of connection and reduce stress with their four-legged friends. The class costs $25 per pup and two dog parents. More info here:

    Croquetapalooza

    It’s that time of year again – for Croquetapalooza. The annual event features over 20 different croquetas all under the same roof. Stop by Magic City Casino on Saturday from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. for a croqueta celebration filled with delicious eats and entertainment. There will also be a flan-tastic competition that will crown the best flan in South Florida. Click here for more details here:

    Carmen

    Miami Lyric Opera is showcasing Bizet’s masterpiece opera, Carmen. The classic theatrical tale is a tragic love story that has been recreated and remixed in many different styles and genres. Several of the more popular numbers from the opera include "Toreador Song" and "Habanera." More show details here: