Weekend Recommender: September 14-16
The Miami International Wine Fair, a celeb-fueled fundraiser, and more!
September 13, 2012
Miami International Wine Fair
Grand Tasting, Miami International Wine Fair
Saturday, September 15, 5–8 p.m.
More than 300 wineries from across the globe will showcase their exotic specialties at the Miami Beach Convention Center this weekend. Most anticipated is the three-day event’s Grand Tasting, promising samples of rare wines from Argentina, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Romania. Tickets are $95 in advance and $125 at the door. 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach; miamiwinefair.com
Not On My Watch VIP Fundraiser
Saturday, September 15, 8 p.m.–MIDNIGHT
The National Voices for Equality, Education & Enlightenment (NVEE) will host its second annual Not On My Watch VIP fundraiser at Highbar on Saturday night. Co-hosted by philanthropist and Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis, the evening will include a performance by Creed lead singer Scott Stapp and an appearance by Destiny's Child alum Michelle Williams. Proceeds will benefit NVEE's anti-bullying program in three South Florida schools. General admission tickets are $50 and VIP tickets start at $125. Dream South Beach, 1111 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; nvee.org
Harry's Pizzeria Beer Brunch
Sunday, September 16, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
A new monthly brew and brunch series with cuisine prepared by a revolving roster of guest chefs will kick off this Sunday at Harry's Pizzeria. Whisk Gourmet's Brendan Connor leads this weekend's selections, whipping up buttermilk fried chicken biscuits and pickled shrimp. All items will be à la carte. 3918 N. Miami Ave., 305-275-4963; harryspizzeriatumblr.com