Friday, May 23: The Boardwalk on Bulverde is back with a new playset, arcade bus and shaded areas and they're throwing a bash to prove it. The lineup of trucks includes Dirty Dawgs, Gracie's Kitchen, The Lone Start Food Truck, Duke's Seafood, Insane Eats, Have a Ball Y'all, Treats on Streets and No Whey Smoothies. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Monarch Academy inside Morgan's Wonderland. Free admission, 6-11pm Friday, noon-11pm Saturday, noon-8pm Sunday, 14732 Bulverde, (210) 402-2829, facebook.com/TheBoardwalkSA.
Saturday, May 24: San Antonio's joins the global March Against Monsanto in the fight for GMO-free foods and honest labeling. The event includes exhibits, music and speakers who have faced Monsanto. Free, noon-4pm, Lions Field Park, 2809 Broadway, facebook.com/MarchAgainstMonstanto.
Saturday, May 24: The San Antonio Botanical Garden will host the San Antonio Cerveceros Home Brew Association for a night of Brews and Blooms. Stop in for locally crafted blonde ales, wits, pale ales and more along with music by Steven Lee Moya and food by Bite Street Bistro, Yao, Sensational Salads, Say She Ate and K-Hill BBQ. $15, $10 for designated drivers, 5:30-10pm, 555 Funston, (210) 207-3250, sabot.org.
Saturday, May 24: Celebrate the launch of Busted Sandal Brewing Company's new 210 Ale from with live music, food trucks, the 210 Ale and some limited edition brews on tap. Prices vary, 2-10pm, 7114 Oaklawn, (210) 872-1486, facebook.com/BustedSandalBrewing.
Sunday, May 25:
Crawfish season is coming to a close soon. What better way to spend it with Lüke's John Russ as he hosts a Creole-style brunch during the Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival. Stop in for crawfish po'boys, crawfish etouffe, and Cajun eggs Benedict and other New Orleans-inspired items. $55 per person, 1oam-noon, Fredericksburg Marktplatz, FBGCrawfish.com
Sunday, May 25
: Jeret Peña of The Brooklynite and Stay Golden Social House and Chris Ware of Arcade Midtown Kitchen and will be at The Standard Pour
in Dallas while on their 35-10 Tour. The tour is bringing together cocktail tastes from Texas' finest bartenders. Prices vary, 2900 McKinney, (214) 935-1370, tspdallas.com.
Sunday, May 25:
While the cat's away, the mice will...make ice at The Brooklynite. Obviously. Learn how to carve your own ice with the H&C Ice Co.
for three different drinks including an Old Fashioned, Gin and Tonic and a Rickey. The guys will have gloves and chisels on hand for this interactive class that will teach you why you need their ice in your drinks. Rumor has it there's also an ice luge in the works. $20 for three cocktails, 516 Brooklyn, (210) 444-0707, thebrooklynitesa.com.
Sunday, May 25:
Get your fill of crawfish before they're gone at Blue Box. The bar will boil up some mudbugs on the house, so bring an appetite. Free admission, 312 Pearl Pkwy, (210) 227-2583, facebook.com/blueboxatpearl.
Tuesday, May 27:
It's time again for another Pecha Kucha and this one's going to be delicious. Chad Carey of The Monterey/Barbaro/Hot Joy will present along with Ayon Wen of Ayon's Bakery inside the Guadalupe Theater. News 4's Randy Beamer will emcee. $5 donation, happy hour at 6:30pm, presentations at 7:30pm, 1300 Guadalupe, facebook.com/PechaKuchaSA.