POPPING OFF: St. Pete Brunch Crawl
Exclusive brunch specials — think Bloody Marys, mimosas or Irish coffees, plus eats — are in store for the inaugural St. Pete Brunch Crawl, which hits 10 bars and restaurants around the downtown core. You can also snag prizes at each stop. Participants include the Tamiami, Caddy’s on Central, Five Bucks Drinkery, One Night Stand and Park and Rec, where the hop kicks off. Tickets are limited. $17.99, $59.99 VIP. Noon-6 p.m. Saturday. 100 Fourth St. S. barcrawlnation.com/stpetersburg.
TAP TAKEOVER: Kyle’s Brewer Bash
Check out Kyle’s Brewer Bash, a tap takeover commemorating five years of beer from Pair O’ Dice Brewing Company lead brewer Kyle Nadeau. Several brews Nadeau has developed, including Wicked Awesome Portah and Beckett’s Belgian Red, are available (bring your 32- or 64-ounce growler to take some home). Wood-fired pies from the 28 Grams Pizza food truck make an appearance, too. No cover, food and drink additional. 3 p.m. Friday. 4400 118th Ave. N, Clearwater. (727) 755-3423. pairodicebrewing.com.
YOU MAKE ME WANNA STOUT: 6/10 Day
Still thirsty? Six Ten Brewing’s special holiday, 6/10 Day, is back. The annual Tampa celebration features a ridiculously good draft selection, raffles, live music and the release of 615, a bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout with toasted coconut and chocolate. And in case you need a snack, This Little Pig supplies the Creole-inspired comfort food. No cover, food and drink additional. 3-10 p.m. Monday. 7052 Benjamin Road. (813) 886-0610. sixtenbrewing.com.
SMOKING HABIT: Great Florida BBQ Festival
The Great Florida BBQ Festival offers two days of smoked meat, fish and poultry through barbecue competitions. Vendors, a big play area for kids, a car show, live music and raffles keep the festivities going. Benefits Veterans’ Heat Factory and Friends of Hernando Parks and Recreation. $5 and up, food and drink additional. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Anderson Snow Sports Complex, 1360 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. thegreatfloridabbqfestival.com.
HOLE FOODS: National Doughnut Day
Spend National Doughnut Day at the Tarpon Springs location for Hole in One Donuts. Married couple Kosal Pho and Janeda Testa wake up at 2 a.m. daily to bake regular and decorated specialty doughnuts the old-fashioned way in their newly opened shop. They plan to give away one free regular doughnut per customer — while supplies last. You choose from around 20 fresh yeast or cake rings in flavors like chocolate, glazed and blueberry. Of course, this isn’t the only place observing the occasion, so feel free to hit up Krispy Kreme, Dunkin’ and any other Doughnut Day destinations that promise gluttonous goodness. 5 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. 39024 U.S. 19 N. (727) 935-4282.
OH MY BROTH: Bone Broth Workshop
Instructor Renee Thomas of Primal Motherhood shows you how to make flavorful, herb-infused chicken bone broth at the Bone Broth Workshop. Topics of the in-depth kitchen lesson include cooking with your creation and nutritional benefits. Plus, Thomas has organic chicken bone broth for sale at $5 a pint. Free. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday. Sweetwater Organic Community Farm, 6942 W Comanche Ave., Tampa. (813) 887-4066. eventbrite.com.
If you ever wanted to celebrate all things corn at an, uh, unconventional venue, look no further than family nudist resort Lake Como. CornFest, now in its 30th year, highlights corn-shucking and corn-eating competitions and free boiled or roasted Florida corn on the cob, set to the soundtrack of live music. There’s also raw corn available at farmstand prices. Standard resort fees apply. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. 20730 Cot Road, Lutz. (813) 949-1810. lakecomonaturally.com/cornfest.