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5 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on This Week


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Friday, October 2

Oktoberfest: The Deutschland festivities are in full swing at The Hoppy Monk, which is adding 20 Oktoberfest brews, live music, traditional Bavarian snacks, a ceremonial wooden keg tapping along with ceramic steins shipped all the way from Germany that will be available for purchase. Prices vary, 11:30am-2am Friday and Saturday, 1010 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 545-3330,

Octobeer Feast: The Boardwalk on Bulverde hosts its fifth annual Oktoberfest-themed festival and pet adoption. Participating food trucks include Treats on Streets, Gracie's Kitchen, Sir-Wacha, Chilito's Express Latin Fusion Kitchen, Where Y'at, Cajun on da Geaux, Mr. Fish, Ain't Yo Momma's Pie and more. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Animal Care Services, which will have animals up for adoption available on-site. $5 admission, food prices vary, 6-11pm Friday, noon-11pm Saturday, noon-8pm Sunday, (210) 850-4472,

Saturday, October 3

Om Plate: Say.She.Ate and Mobile Om are teaming up for a yoga-fied spin on a supper club. Enjoy mindful yoga practice followed by a four-course, family-style meal prepared by chef Brandon McKelvey. The menu includes sashimi with rice cracker, curried butternut squash dumpling soup, Asian-style grilled fish, noodle salad, crudités with wasabi hummus, green papaya salad and whole grilled eggplant with chutney. $80, 7-10pm, 1114 S St. Mary's, (210) 816-0936,

Sunday, October 4

Houston Street Food: Houston Street Charities, the non-profit behind the San Antonio Cocktail Conference will host this urban picnic benefitting the San Antonio Food Bank. The outdoor dining experience will feature a communal long table and gourmet picnic baskets from Bohanan's, Citrus, Market on Houston, The Friendly Spot, Palm Restaurant and Biga on the Banks. Each basket purchase includes unlimited beer and wine. Proceeds will help fund the food bank's Kid's Café. $50 per person, 11:30am-2pm, Houston Street between Navarro & North St. Mary's,

Wednesday, October 7

Catalan Cuisine: The foods of Northeastern Spain are on the menu at Central Market, which celebrates the McNay's "Miró: The Experience of Seeing" with more than 50 works by Spanish artist Joan Miró. $60, 6:30-9pm, 4821 Broadway, (210) 368-8617,

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