Ignition: 12th Planet In association with Alliance and Firestone Live, hear this “Los Angeles dubstep god” do his thing. 10 p.m. Thursday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $10; 407-883-9033; 12thplanet2012.com
7th Annual Skip Day Start the weekend early by skipping out on work and drinking some free Yuengling while playing games and enjoying live entertainment. Noon Friday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; free; 407-849-0471; wallstplaza.net
Founders Beertopia Featuring 15 Founders draft beers and chances to win some free swag. 3 p.m. Saturday; World of Beer-UCF, 3402 Technological Ave.; free; 321-235-9741; facebook.com/wobucfarea
Independence Music Festival Seven stages, live music with DJs from around the world and water attractions. Noon-midnight Saturday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; contact for price; 407-883-9033; firestonelive.net
Doctor Who Series 8 Premiere Party Get to know the new Doctor with a roomful of strangers who love time-traveling police boxes just as much as you do. 6:30 p.m. Saturday; MetroWest Pour House, 2461 S. Hiawassee Road; free; 407-704-8648; hurricanewho.com
VSOM Launch Party Celebrate the launch of Vacation State of Mind’s new line by shopping through their selection of shirts, totes, sunglasses, can cozies and more while drinking craft brews. 5 p.m. Sunday; Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Drive; free; vsombrand.com
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