Weekend Recommender: April 18-21
April 18, 2013 | by —LIANA LOZADA | Homepage
Seth Meyers at The Fillmore
Thursday, April 18, 8 p.m.
Saturday Night Livehead writer and "Weekend Update" anchor Seth Meyers brings his razor sharp wit to The Fillmore Miami Beach as part of this week's South Beach Comedy Festival. Since the Emmy-winning comedian has been circling the rumor mill as Jimmy Fallon's potentialLate Night replacement, we're sure he’ll poke some fun at NBC's after hours shuffling. Tickets begin at $37.50 and may be purchased through Live Nation. 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Thursday to Saturday, April 18-20
What was once known as the United Way Miami Wine & Food Festival has been rebranded as VeritageMiami. The annual food-fueled series kicked off Wednesday but will continue through Saturday night. Upcoming events include a wine tasting at the Village of Merrick Park, an interactive dinner with Daniel Boulud, and a wine pairings dinner with Michelin-star chef Davide Brovelli.
Wild and Scenic Film Festival Gala
Saturday, April 20, 6:30 p.m.–MIDNIGHT
Sink your toes into the sand while enjoying cocktails, food, film screenings, and a bonfire at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park in support of the Biscayne Nature Center (BNC) and its programs for children in inner city areas like Overtown and Little Haiti. With funds raised, the BNC will take kids on “beachfront expeditions,” opening their eyes to ocean animals and the ecology of South Florida. The event will run from sunset to midnight, kids are welcome, and tropical dress is encouraged. 4020 Virginia Beach Dr., Key Biscayne, 305-361-6767 x111
Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Federal Food Drink & Provisions is now serving its famous Sunday brunch on Saturdays. Slide in for midday merriment via à la carte eats like cannoli French Toast, butter poached apples and bacon, and green eggs and ham. Indulge in bottomless mimosas for an additional $16 per person. 5132 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-758-9559
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