What’s the buzz in South Florida?

Friday, Sept. 1

The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show

  • Meet all your home improvement needs and browse exciting product innovations. The 170,000-square-foot exhibition space will showcase than 800 companies touting thousands of products, including an international collection of residential decor.
  • When: 6 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach)

Fight Time 37

  • Xtreme Action Park is serving as the host venue for Fight Time Promotions’ 2017 MMA season, as part of a new five-event deal with Alliance MMA. Mixed martial arts fans can catch the action live in the arena. The event is for all ages and open to the public.
  • When: Doors open at 6 p.m.
  • Price: $55
  • Where: 5300 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale

Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies

  • When: 7:10 p.m.
  • Where: 501 Marlins Way, Miami

Goo Goo Dolls and Phillip Phillips

  • The rock band is on its “Long Way Home” tour with the American Idol alum.
  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Bayfront Park Amphitheater (301 N. Biscayne Blvd. Miami)

Saturday, Sept. 2

ReptiDay Ft. Lauderdale Reptile & Exotic Animal Expo

  • The one-day event will feature reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise, as well as live animal seminars and raffles.
  • When: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Where: Universal Palms Hotel & Conference Center (4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale)

The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show

  • Meet all your home improvement needs and browse exciting product innovations. The 170,000-square-foot exhibition space will showcase than 800 companies touting thousands of products, including an international collection of residential decor.
  • When: Noon–10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach)

Miami Hurricanes vs. Bethune Cookman Wildcats

  • When: 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Hard Rock Stadium (347 Don Shula Dr., Miami Gardens)

Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies

  • When: 7:10 p.m.
  • Where: 501 Marlins Way, Miami

Kendrick Lamar

  • The rapper and songwriter is performing live with YG and D.R.A.M.
  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: AmericanAirlines Arena (601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami)

Shreya Ghoshal

  • The Bollywood singer is performing live with full symphony orchestra from India.
  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Broward Center for the Performing Arts (201 SW 5th Ave., Fort Lauderdale)

Chris Tucker

  • The comedian and actor (known for playing Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series) is performing live.
  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Hard Rock Live (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood)

Sunday, Sept. 3

Tequila Bay Country Music Festival

  • Miami is getting a ’lil country. A-list country stars Brantley Gilbert,Tyler Farr, Montgomery Gentry and Kip Moore are among those performing live. Food trucks (barbeque and seafood) and a free-flowing selection of tequila add to the food.
  • When: 11 a.m.
  • Where: Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin (3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami)

The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show

  • Meet all your home improvement needs and browse exciting product innovations. The 170,000-square-foot exhibition space will showcase than 800 companies touting thousands of products, including an international collection of residential decor.
  • When: Noon–10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach)

Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies

  • When: 1:10 p.m.
  • Where: 501 Marlins Way, Miami

Green Day

  • The punk rock band is on tour with British rock band Catfish and The Bottlemen.
  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre (601-7 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach)

*Monday, Sept. 4: Labor Day*

The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show

  • Meet all your home improvement needs and browse exciting product innovations. The 170,000-square-foot exhibition space will showcase than 800 companies touting thousands of products, including an international collection of residential decor.
  • When: Noon–7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach)

Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals

  • When: 7:10 p.m.
  • Where: 501 Marlins Way, Miami

Make it Neat: Celebrate National Bourbon Month

  • Council Oak Steaks & Seafood: The award-winning steakhouse, bar and lounge is celebrating with its One Ounce Club, a spirits program that allows diners to experience exclusive, high-end liquors in one-ounce pours. It features a variety of Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve, including its 10-, 12-, 13-, 15- and 20-year-old bourbons. Recently added to the lineup is the limited-edition Pappy Van Winkle 25. For bourbon enthusiasts looking to sample multiple pours, “The Ultimate Pappy Experience” flight highlights half-ounce pours of Pappy Van Winkle’s 20-, 23- and 25-year varieties.
  • Where: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (One Seminole Way, Hollywood)
  • 3030 Ocean: The oceanfront restaurant getting crafty with its bourbon cocktails. Try the Bulletproof (Bulleit Bourbon, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, sugar in the raw, simple syrup, and bourbon soaked pineapple), Harbor Beach Old Fashioned (Harbor Beach Private Barrel by Woodford Reserve, sugar cube, angostura bitters and Luxardo cherries) and In Smokin’ Fashion (Harbor Beach Private Barrel by Knob Creek, sugar cube, house-made orange bitters and smoked ice). Pair your drink with the Bourbon-Peach Glazed Chicken Leg with red peas, tasso ham, greens, turnips and house hot sauce.
  • Where: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa (3030 Holiday Drive)
  • Wild Sea: Take a walk on the Las Olas wild side with The Wild Fashioned cocktail—Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Amarena cherry bitters and an orange peel. The Riverside restaurant offers a number of bourbon options, including Basil Hayden Bourbon, Blanton’s Bourbon, Buffalo Trace Bourbon, and Bulleit Bourbon.
  • Where: Riverside Hotel (620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale)