HUSK A MOVE: Sweet Corn Festival
Feasting on roasted corn on the cob is a must. But the Sweet Corn Festival also fills you up with Southern-style barbecue ribs and chicken, pulled pork and ice cream. Arts and craft vendors and music round out this relaxed, pet-friendly gathering. Free, food and drink for sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Craig Park, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. (727) 510-3501.
THIRSTY? Rose all day
American Spirits has canceled Saturday’s Rose Soiree and BBQ, but the downtown liquor shop still plans to pop some bottles of pink wine during its Mini Rose Soiree. Just without the smoked specialties. Free. 6-8 p.m. Friday. 280 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 895-8700.
Get behind the Rose Revolution at Vintage Wine Cellars, where 10 types of rose are in the spotlight. $15. 4 p.m. Saturday. 3629 Henderson Blvd., Tampa. (813) 879-2931.
PERFECT PAIR: SeaGrapes Wine and Food Festival
The annual, signature fundraiser that is SeaGrapes Wine and Food Festival features 100-plus kinds of wine, alongside eats from local restaurants and live entertainment. Benefits endangered species conservation and other programs. $125, $275 VIP. 8-11 p.m. Saturday. The Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 273-4000. flaquarium.org/seagrapes.
TASTING WITH A TWIST: A Feast for the Senses
Red and white varietals and a sparkling wine drive A Feast for the Senses. During the tasting with a twist, which takes inspiration from “A Feast for the Eyes: European Masterpieces From the Grasset Collection,” Drom Fragrances senior perfumer Jim Krivda’s custom-designed fragrances are paired with the vino list curated by noted wine and fragrance experts Mary John Baumann and Ruth Sutcliffe. $50, $45 members. 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 255 Beach Drive NE. (727) 896-2667. mfastpete.org.
ALE YOU NEED: Temple Terrace Craft BrewFest
Down more than 100 specialty beers from 35 area breweries throughout the fifth annual Temple Terrace Craft BrewFest. An array of mobile kitchens, vendors and live tunes abound, too. Dogs and kids are welcome. $20-$35. 4-8 p.m. Saturday. Woodmont Park, 415 Woodmont Ave., Temple Terrace. (813) 769-7536. templeterracebrewfest.com.
DIG IN: Taste of Trinity
Local restaurants and bakeries supply the food samples at Taste of Trinity, observing its 10th anniversary. So enjoy the grub, plus student and community performances, a business expo, games, craft booths and raffles. Benefits Seven Springs Middle School. $5, $15 family four-pack. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 2441 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 934-0940 or (727) 481-5315.
GOOD MOURNING: End of Parade Season
Stroll down Seventh Avenue with the Krewe of Alegria during this New Orleans-style funeral procession that ends at Zydeco Brew Werks. Deals on dishes and drinks, costume contests, a eulogy, face painting, a psychic guest and 50/50 raffles are among the End of Parade Season Mourning Celebration festivities. Krewe affiliation isn’t required. $20. 6 p.m. Saturday. Big Easy, 1704 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 248-3444.
CHEERS: Whiskey and War Stories
Whiskey and War Stories brings a two-hour discussion and Q&A with master distiller Tyler Gardener of St. Petersburg-based American Freedom Distillery to the Motorworks Brewing taproom. Catch a screening of 12 Strong, the 2018 film based on the legendary Green Beret soldiers, a number of which include American Freedom employees, who battled the Taliban on horseback in Afghanistan. And try cocktails mixed with the distillery’s tribute to those famed fighters, Horse Soldier Bourbon. Bottles of Horse Soldier signed by Gardener are also available for purchase. 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. 1014 Ninth St. W, Bradenton. (941) 567-6218.