Aces High society
the Roar & Pour series returns to the Palm Beach Zoo 4:30-9 p.m. Saturday, with burgers, dogs and classic rock from Chain Reaction and Forever Styx (Facebook.com/PalmBeachZoo) … Barrel of Monks Brewing in Boca Raton on Aug. 19 will celebrate the release of their 2017 Grand Cru, the malty11-percent ABV that is a favorite of stout-hearted locals all over (Facebook.com/BarrelOfMonks).
Cornhole for good
Cornhole at Hooters? Where do I sign? Saturday is the deadline for teams to register for a cornhole tournament on Friday, Aug. 18, hosted by Hooters of Boca Raton and the Boca Raton Firefighters and Paramedics Benevolent Fund. Running from 6 to 9 p.m., the tournament is a fundraiser for the Boca Faton Fire Explorers and offers raffles and prizes that include $150 in Hooters gift certificates to the winners ($100 for second, $70 for third). To register or for more information, visit Cornhole.BocaCares.org.
Popular Latin funk-fusion band Electric Piquete will celebrate a decade of making music together with a party at the Little Havana hot spot Ball & Chain Friday night. The show is free with two sets beginning at 10:30 p.m. Visit ElectricPiquete.com, BallandChainMiami.com.
The inaugural Aces High Music Festival, brought to you by the ambitious folks at Aces High Tattoo, takes over Respectable Street in West Palm Beach 8 p. m. Saturday with a strong local lineup that includes Everymen, Que Lastima, Wolf-Face, No Name Ska Band, Vibes Farm, Ether, Church Girls, Seven Serpents and Heel Turn. Cover is $10. Visit: AcesHighTattooShop.com.
The lineup is out for Bumblefest 2017, the four-stage local-music block party, curated by PureHoney magazine’s Steve Rullman, that returns to downtown West Palm Beach on Sept. 2. Among more than 20 bands performing in and around Voltaire, Respectable Street and the alley at Subculture will be Pleasures, Peyote Coyote, the Water Colors, Lindsey Mills & the Lazy Lovers, Dead and Loving It, Jellyfish Brothers, King Complex, Deaf Poets, Heavy Drag, Pocket of Lollipops, Grey & Orange, Brother Sundance and John Ralston and the Shadows Band. Tickets are on sale for Joel DaSilva’s release party for the album “Everywhere From Here” Sept. 10 at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach. Visit: Facebook.com/Bumblefest.
Love in fall
Early-bird tickets ($20) are on sale through the end of the month for C&I Studio‘ s annual For The Love! arts and music and food and beer festival in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village on Oct. 7. Among the bands named so far are Kids and Civilian. Visit Facebook.com/ CIStudios.
Bluesy South Florida roots rocker Joel DaSilva has finished his album “Everywhere From Here” and will host a release party on Sept. 10 at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach. General-dmission tickets cost $10, table seating $12 and $15. Visit: Facebook.com/JDAndTheHowl.
Ho, ho, ho
In case you’re still looking for that awesome sweater, remember the Summer SantaCon Bar Crawl is 7 p.m. Saturday, when the Kringle theme takes over downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Himmarshee District. You’ll find $3 drinks specials at the Briny, Cash Only, Bull Market, Dicey Riley’s, Booze Garden, Lucky’s Tavern, Sway and America’s Backyard, which will host an afterparty. The evening includes a free introductory beer/cocktail/shot and a souvenir Summer SantaCon mug. Tickets: $15. Visit FortLauderdaleBarCrawl.com.