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6 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on This Week


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Wednesday, October 28

A Night of Nocturnal Treats: Freetail Brewing Co. is helping out their namesake pals by hosting a fundraiser for Bat Conservation International. The evening includes bat-themed bites via Blue Star Brewing Co., The Granary 'Cue & Brew, Rio Rio Cantina and the Freetail brewpub along with the release of Nocturnal Nectar, a Belgian-style blonde ale brewed with ingredients that rely on bats to spread their seed. $25, 6-9pm, 2000 S. Presa St.; find tickets at

Thursday, October 29

Long Table Dinner: Cocina Heritage Catering will host its final dinner of the series with a celebration for Dia De Los Muertos. Stop in for handcrafted cocktails using Dorol's Kinsman Rakia paired with a four-course gastronomical course through Mexico. $75, 6:30pm, 1902 S. Flores St.,

Friday, October 30

Pumpkin Beerfest: The Hoppy Monk is throwing a beer festival celebrating all things pumpkin. If you can't get enough of the classic fall gourd, stop in for this first-ever shindig, which will feature 20-different pumpkin beers, pumpkin ice cream, a pumpkin cocktail and pumpkin mac 'n' cheese. The three-day festival runs through November 1 and includes a Halloween costume contest for your pooch. Prices vary, 11:30am-2am, 1010 N. Loop 1604 E., (210) 545-3330,

Saturday, October 31

All Hallows' Eve: Brunch doesn't get any spookier than a special all-vegan menu paired with ghoulish drinks at SeƱor Veggie, which will open with earlier hours. Prices vary, 10am-3pm, 620 S. Presa St., (210) 228-0073,

Dia De Los Muertos: Mezcaleria is helping you honor your dead with pozole, pan de muerto and tamales along with tequilas, Saint Arnold's Santo and Calavera cervezas and themed-cocktails made using Siembra Valles Tequila and Siembra Metl Mezcal. Prices vary, 5pm-2am, 5313 McCullough Ave., (856) 630-5142,

Bootleg Simpsons Pop-up: The Simpsons-loving cooks at Crossroads Kitchen are hosting "Tree Faust of Horrors," an homage to Halloween episodes of everyone's favorite jaundiced family. Get your three-eyed fish sandwiches, tomacco grilled cheese or Krusty Burgers for one night only. Prices vary, 5pm-2am, 517 E. Woodlawn Ave., (210) 257-0628,

Hell On Wheels: Barhop safely from The Brooklynite, The Last Word and Stay Golden Social House for free. The Boulevardier Group will host special menus for this Halloween's bus tour, along with a costume contest and tunes by DJ Nugget and Steven Lee Moya. Free rides, 10 pm, 516 Brooklyn Ave., (210) 444-0707,