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5 fun things to do this weekend in South Florida (Oct. 12 - 14)

Posted: 11:07 AM, Oct 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-09 15:08:36Z

As we gear up towards Halloween there are plenty of fun events to go to around town.

1) "Punkin Chunkin" - Loxahatchee

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Teams will strive to launch a pumpkin the farthest using home-made flinging contraptions of their own design. Come out and root on your favorite team, build a "punkin-chunker" and compete to claim sweet, sweet victory, or just enjoy some delicious pie and have fun!  There will be games, contests, raffles, and kids’ activities, a Pumpkin Patch and photo area, food trucks, hot dogs, pies, and drinks.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to picnic.  All proceeds support Community of Hope's student ministry.  No alcohol or pets are allowed.

The Deets
Community of Hope
14055 Okeechobee Blvd
Loxahatchee, Florida 33470
Sunday, Oct. 14 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

2) Sip and Shop - Jupiter

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Help underserved women get free or reduced-priced mammograms, diagnostic screenings, and treatments by spending your Sunday afternoon enjoying sips and bites, shopping from unique local businesses, bidding on one of many fabulous silent auction items, and supporting Komen South Florida all at the same time at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place. 100% of the proceeds go to the community.

Vendors: LipSense/SeneGence, Lilly Pulitzer, Lularoe Jessica Clasby, So Posh Accessories, Lexie Jordan Jewelry, Must-Have Accessories, Clothes Expression, Lorraine Bruno Jewelry, Color Street, Stella & Dot, Scarf Me, Adira Oils, Sirens 33477, Blessed Boutique, Deidre Kiehnau Art, Palm Beach Sandals, H2Overload, Magical Monograms, Voyage Boutique, Sipology by Steeped Tea, and Pre-ppy finds.

The Deets
Wyndham Grand Jupiter
122 Soundings Ave
Jupiter, Florida 33477
Sunday, Oct. 14 from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

3) 45th Annual Oktoberfest of the Palm Beaches

The Gist
Oktoberfest is the most popular German custom that Germany has ever exported to the rest of the world, and with more than 35,000 expected visitors over the two weekends, the American German Club of the Palm Beaches brings the tastes of Bavaria to South Florida.

The Deets
American German Club of the Palm Beaches
5111 Lantana Road
Lake Worth, Florida 33463
Fridays, Oct. 12 and 19 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturdays, Oct. 13 and 20 from noon to 11 p.m.
Sundays, Oct. 14. and 21 from noon to 8 p.m.
Tickets - Audlts $10 | Kids $6 | Children 6 and under are free.

4) Kevin Hart - Miami

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Kevin Hart will be in town with his 'The Irresponsible Tour.'

The Deets
American Airlines Arena 601 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m.
Tickets start $45 plus taxes and fee

5) Kid Rock - West Palm Beach

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Kid Rock bringing his Red Blooded RocknRoll Redneck Extravaganza along with Brantley Gilbert.

The Deets
Coral Sky Amphitheatre
601 Sansburys Way
West Palm Beach, FL
Tickets start at $25 plus taxes, and fee

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