Carnivores unite at Zoo Miami’s annual Rib Fest, a finger lickin’ celebration of barbecue delights that kicks off this afternoon and runs through Sunday with food, music, beer, cooking demos and lots of bone licking. 12400 SW 152nd St., Miami; http://www.miamiribfest.com; free admission Friday; $10-$75 Saturday-Sunday.
The Coral Gables Museum’s Young Associates host the annual Party on the Plaza Masquerade transforming the museum’s terrace into an enchanting outdoor gallery filled with music and mystery with cocktails, light bites and music by DJ Blaze Carreras. 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-603-8067; $40-$50.
Fans of the reality series “So You Think You Can Dance” can see it live, up close and personal. James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami; Ticketmaster; $39.50-$69.50.