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Friday, November 29: The Riverwalk comes alive with the holiday spirit and Q on the Riverwalk’s got you covered. The restaurant inside the Hyatt Regency will feature a dinner buffet during the holiday parade with a wintergreen salad bar, smoked turkey breast, pulled pork, baked beans and more. $22, 6-10pm, 123 Losoya, (210) 510-4477, or reserve a spot through OpenTable.com.
Saturday, November 30: The Casa Argentina de San Antonio will host “La Tamalada Patio Cultural Sudamericano” at Maverick Plaza with music, dancing and loads of opportunities to get your hands on alfajores, empanadas and Argentine wine. Free, noon-6pm, La Villita and S. Alamo, (210) 865-1899, casaargentina-sanantonio.org
Saturday, November 30: Cutthroat Culinary of San Antonio will host a ’80s dance party at the Thirsty Camel with themed eats by the group and Gourmet on the Fly food truck available for purchase. The night includes happy hour until 10 p.m. and specials on wells and domestic after. No cover, 8pm-2am, 5307 McCullough, (210) 277-0979.
Saturday, November 30: The Evil Olive hosts the Alamo Beard Club for a Movember Mustache Competition. The always-rowdy crew will feature categories including Woman of Movember, Man of Movember, One-month Sprint Mustache, Natural Mustache, Styled, creative ladies mustache and ugliest mustache. No cover, 7pm-2am, 2950 Thousand Oaks, Ste 5, alamobeardclub.com/movemberparty.
Saturday, November 30: Who wouldn’t want a bottle of delicious whiskey for the holidays? Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling is holding a distillery-only release of its brand new .44 Texas Rye (94 proof, 100-percent rye whiskey with hints of cinnamon, mint and toffee). Bottles are available for $29 each, limited to four per person. Distill TJ Miller will be on-hand to answer questions and sign bottles. Noon-5pm, 4834 Whirlwind, (210) 775-2099, drinkrangercreek.com.
Tuesday, December 3: Bohanan’s Restaurant and Bar host this downtown holiday celebration with classic cocktails, small bites, wine and, of course, the lighting of more than 24,000 LED lights along Houston. Free admission, 5:30-7:30pm, 219 E Houston, (210) 472-2600, bohanansbar.com.
Wednesday, December 4: The Hangar Tavern will host its monthly beer tasting with holiday brews from Abita, Alaskan Brewing, Boulevard Brewing, Bridgeport Brewing, Deschutes Brewing, Founders Brewing, Houston’s Karbach Brewing and Saint Arnold. Patrons will receive a $10 gift card with admission. $5, 7-9pm, 14532 Brook Hollow, (210) 846-8810, thehangartavern.comBeer.