Drinking, Nightlife and Parties 

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week

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Casino Fundraiser Featuring casino table games, food and drinks, silent auction, live entertainment and more. Funds raised go toward the Community Food and Outreach Center. 6:30 p.m. Thursday; The Ballroom at Church Street, 225 S. Garland Ave.; $65;

Epic Hobbit Adventure Pirate Pumpkin Weekend Extravaganza A three-day pumpkin beer tap takeover and Kickstarter backer party for geeks. Talk Like a Pirate Day activities on Friday, Pumpkin Party on Saturday and screening of the Lord of the Rings trilogy all day Sunday. Costumes encouraged. 6 p.m.-midnight Friday-Sunday; Cloak and Blaster, 875 Woodbury Road; free; 407-674-7435;

St. Juans Pirates Pirates are plundering Sanford this weekend with killer drink specials, bar crawls, costume parties, music and more. Little Fish Huge Pond is the epicenter of the action, so think of it as your safe haven. 7 pm Friday, 5 pm Saturday; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave.; $20;

Headdress Ball 25th Anniversary Las Vegas-style black tie event and benefit for the Hope and Help Center of Central Florida featuring a fashion show of hot models in giant elaborate headgear. 5:15 p.m. Saturday; Hilton Orlando, 6001 Destination Parkway; $300-$15,000; 407-645-2577;

Zwanze Day 2014 Celebrating the limited Zwanze keg release by Cantillon brewery. 5 p.m. Saturday; Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Drive; $6; 407-893-9832;

Celebrity Bartender Night Fundraiser Fundraiser for the GLBT Center featuring surprise celebrity bartenders mixing yummy drinks. All you have to do is show up, drink and tip and you’ve done your duty. 6 p.m. Monday; Savoy Orlando, 1913 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-228-8272;


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