Wednesday, September 16
Oaxacan Afternoon: The Esquire Tavern and Mezcal Vago are lending a hand to Anthony Zaguilan, a man from Oaxaca who is working on becoming an English teacher in Chiapas. You can help by enjoying a Oaxacan-style michelada made with cerveza Victoria and a 1-ounce pour of Mezcal Vago Elote for $10. Zaguilan will receive $3 from every drink purchased. $10, during business hours, 155 E. Commerce St., (210) 222-2521, facebook.com/esquiretavern.
Beer Dinner: Folc and Alamo Beer Company will team up for a four-course feast that will pair chef Luis Colon's new American fare with the brewery's family of beers. Find grilled prawns paired with Golden Ale, roasted root vegetables and a sweet amber lager and duck breast with German Pale Ale, along with barbecue pork belly and Alamo's Pilsner. $40, 6-9pm, 224 E. Olmos Dr., (210) 822-0100, facebook.com/alamobeerco.
Thursday, September 17
Oktoberfest Beer: The Hangar Bar & Grill's monthly craft beer tasting will dive into the world of Oktoberfest. Try 12 German-style brews heavy on the malts while noshing on light snacks. Represented breweries include Abita, Brooklyn, Karbach, St. Arnold, Harpoon, Freetail, Shiner and more. $5, 7-9pm, 8203 Broadway, (210) 824-2700, thehangarsa.com.
Friday, September 18
Trivia Night: Coffee, cereal and live trivia are all on the table as Joseph E. Coffee kicks off its regular programming. Head there early and grab a seat as Challenge Entertainment lines up a night of quizzing and more. Or just grab a bowl of Fruit Loops from the cereal bar and call it a night. No cover, prices vary for bowls, 6:30pm, 1111 S. St. Mary's St., (210) 451-1822, josephecoffee.com.
Whiskey Business: Is whiskey your spirit of choice? Can you get down with some Glenfiddich or is Kentucky bourbon your jam? Whiskey novices and pros alike can learn more about their favorite hooch during the San Antonio Current's first-ever Whiskey Business event at Jack Guenther Pavilion. $50, 7pm, 210 W. Market St., sawhiskeybusiness.com.
Sunday, September 20
Drunk Breakfast: Crossroads Southern Kitchen is making our dreams come true by opening up for brunch. Expect to find donuts, fancy fish sticks, shrimp toast, vegan fare and lots of potatoes. Prices vary, 11am-4pm, 517 E. Woodlawn Ave., (210) 257-0628, facebook.com/crossroadkitchen.
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