Thursday, October 16: Are you ready to have an awesome party, with awesome beer and awesome live screen-printing? Tucker’s Kozy Korner hosts Awesome SA’s second anniversary with dance-worthy jams via DJ Techneek, Alamo Beer Company pint glasses with purchase of Alamo on draft and all the awesomeness your little heart can handle. Learn about the organization, its supporters, and partners and how it’s helping change the community. Free, 6-8pm, 1338 E Houston, facebook.com/awesomesanantonio.
Thursday, October 16: The Centro Cultural Aztlan hosts the sixth annual Molé Throwdown. Sample mole via several eateries present including La Gloria, Los Laureles and Señor Cancun, along with other local chefs. Complimentary beer will be served with the meal, and guests get to choose which mole will reign supreme. Don’t forget to check out the silent art auction with Chicano/Latino art and sing your praises of the mole with a friendly karaoke challenge. $20, 6-10pm, 1800 Fredericksburg, Ste 103, (210) 432-1896, centroaztlan.org.
Saturday, October 18: Beer’s great, but you know what’s really grand? A lineup of 200 beers, a ton of food and entertainment. The San Antonio Beer Festival heads to Maverick Park this year with a crazy lineup of craft brews from across Texas and the U.S., along with big-brand guilty faves, food vendors, art and activities. $40-$85, noon-1:30pm VIP admission, 1:30-6:30pm general admission, 1000 Broadway, sanantoniobeerfestival.com.
Sunday, October 19: Do you have loads of butter and tons of upper body strength? Then put those biceps to use by learning how to perfectly laminate croissants. This three-hour Sur La Table workshop covers mixing dough, prepping your butter block and how to get those flaky folds. $69, 11am-2pm, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, Ste 19120, (210) 978-5586, surlatable.com.
Sunday, October 19: The Alamo City Provisions dinner series continues with a bibliophile and gourmand’s dream at Landa Gardens. The evening will feature five food stations each themed after a specific book including The King in Yellow, The Bible, Middle Earth, The Sun Also Rises and The Mists of Avalon. $80, 6-9pm, 233 Bushnell, alamocityprovisions.com.
Monday, October 20: Speisen European Cuisine is honoring Deutschland with SchnitzelFest, where the restaurant will feature specials for all its schnitzel variations (think jäger, turkey, holsteiner and more) starting Monday and continuing through Wednesday, October 22. Prices vary, 7115 Blanco, (210) 541-8911.