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Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

This week's best bets for Orlando's partying set

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Alive After 5 Monthly street party with live music, art displays, food and cocktail sampling and more. 5-8 p.m. Thursday; downtown Sanford, East First Street and South Park Avenue, Sanford; $7 includes food and beverage sampling; sanfordwelcomecenter.com.

Anderson Valley Brewery Night Sample the five or so beers on tap from Anderson Valley. 6 p.m. Tuesday; World of Beer, 3402 Technological Drive, Suite 201; free; 321-235-9741; wobusa.com.

Blue Point Beer & Food Pairing Chef Goody serves up dishes paired with RastafaRye Ale, Hoptical Illusion, Blueberry Ale, Toxic Sludge and Sour Cherry Imperial Stout. 7 p.m. Wednesday; Oblivion Taproom, 5101 E. Colonial Drive; call for price; 407-802-4800; obliviontaproom.com.

Cocktail Class Learn how to make three different custom cocktails with the bartenders. 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday; The Courtesy Bar, 114 N. Orange Ave.; $20, plus you pay for your three cocktails; RSVP to info@thecourtesybar.com; 407-450-2041; thecourtesybar.com.

DJ Nasty Birthday Bash Featuring Fabolous Live DJ sets in the club. 10 p.m. Saturday; Vain, 22 S. Magnolia Ave.; $15-$20; 407-835-3590; vainorlando.com.

Hannibal Square Wine Tasting Sample more than 40 wines, with Michelob Ultra beer samples, live music by the Redcoats and appetizers courtesy of Armando's, Chez Vincent, Dexter's and other area restaurants. 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday; downtown Winter Park, New England Avenue; $25; 407-644-8281; winterpark.org.

Kid Judah Live set by the DJ. 10 p.m. Saturday; Tier Nightclub, 20 E. Central Ave.; call for price; 407-222-9332; tiernightclub.com.

Mario Lopez Hosts House Party Fridays The TV star throws a club party with $1 drink specials and music by DJs Danny Garcia and Infa-Red. 10 p.m. Friday; Vain, 22 S. Magnolia Ave.; call for price; 407-835-3590; vainorlando.com.

Spectrum Presents: BritPop Music and Videos Featuring music and videos from bands like Pulp, Oasis, Blur and Suede. 10 p.m. Friday; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; free; 407-423-2788; thefalconbar.com.