Friday, July 17: Move over Tim, Tony and Manu, there's a new big three in town. To kick-off the weekend, Cumbias Tres Leches will be hosting tres mujeres at La Botanica — all with their own unique talents. There will be music from Alyson Diana Alonzo, Cumbias by DJ P. Cosita Ann Marie Correa, and vegan pastries from New York City chef, Lauren E. O'Connor. Prices may vary, 9pm-2am, 2911 N. St. Mary's St.
Saturday, July 18: If you haven't had the time to make a trip to the beach this summer, don't worry, Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill y Tapas will bring the beach to you. The company is hosting it's "Luna Rosa Summer Day Party" which features discounted drinks, limbo, and the first ever Miss Luna Rosa Contest. Beachwear is encouraged! Free Admission, 4pm, 2603 SE Military Dr., (210) 314-3111
Saturday, July 18: There's nothing better than celebrating Christmas in July, except maybe one thing. Missions Untapped and the Animal Welfare Society of Bandera County will be teaming up to help give lonely dogs a surprise Christmas party. The event will feature photo opportunities with puppies dressed as Santa as well as, a cookie exchange. Free admission, donations are accepted, 2pm-8pm, 8123 Broadway, (210)320-0486.
Sunday, July 19: The Asociacion Amigos De Colombia invite you to come celebrate the 205th anniversary of the signing of the Colombian Declaration of Independence. The Festival Independencia De Colombia will take place at Club Rio and will include music, folklore, and food; staples of Colombian heritage. $15 donation before the event, $20 at the door for adults, and free admission for children under 12, noon-8pm, 13307 San Pedro Ave., (210) 834-1678.
Sunday, July 19: A summer without barbecue is like a Spurs' season without the playoffs. By this point it feels like that has never happened. Max's Wine Dive looks to keep their summer barbecuing tradition alive as they host "Chilling and Grilling." The event will feature wine tasting, barbecue, music and outdoor summer games. $25 wine sampling flights, 6pm-8pm, 340 E. Basse Rd., (210) 444-9547.
Sunday, July 19: They're at it again. Bartenders Jonny Yumol and Joshua Brock will be facing off at Park Social for the "All Valley Karate Championship." The sensei v student will be sweeping the leg (or not) against each other in a competition designed to pull a Mr. Miyagi on your liver. Prices may vary, 8pm-midnight, 244 E. Olmos, (210) 822-0100.
Sunday, July 19: Need an extra boost to keep you energized into the work week? Stop by The Hoppy Monk Sunday night to partake in their "Caffeine Overdose Tap Takeover." Try some of the coffee-beers, coffee-cocktails or coffee desserts. Free admission, prices vary, 11:30am-2am, 1010 N. Loop 1604, (210) 545-3330.