4 Ways to get Your Drink/Grub on This Week

Emilio Soliz is gaining quite the reputation for his meat-smoking skillz. - Sebastian Oates
Sebastian Oates
Emilio Soliz is gaining quite the reputation for his meat-smoking skillz.

Friday, October 9:
Alamo Beer Brewery is hosting a weekend-long Oktoberfest that'll kick off German festivities from biergarten to polka dancing with entertainment from The Tubameisters in between. Come Saturday to join in on polka lessons (with brewer James Hudec!)  as well as dig in with some food truck grub and Alamo Brewery's new ALAMO Oktoberfest beer. Magnolia Pancake Hause will provide authentic German fare. Free, noon-midnight Friday-Saturday, noon to 6 pm Sunday, 202 Lamar St., (210) 872-5589, alamobeer.com

Friday, October 9: The San Antonio Museum of Art will serve cocktails to celebrate this fine evening with the Roman Bacchnanal. Mingle over light music and gallery talks the SAMA will host as well as conclude. Free with museum admission, 5:30-6pm, 200 W. Jones Ave., (210) 978-8100, samuseum.org

Sunday, October 11:
Taps Y Tapas is hosting a Sunday brunch kitchen takeover hosted by none other than the pitmaster himself, Emilio Soliz of Sweet Christi's BBQ. Bottomless mimosas will pour as well as a special country kick on the menu chef Soliz has planned with his homemade biscuits and gravy and brisket hash. Prices vary, 10-3pm, 1012 N. Flores St., (210) 277-7174, tapsytapas.com

Tuesday, October 13: Feel the Bern this week at La Botánica's debate watch party. Get your debate on with some of the freshest agua de fresca Botánica has to offer as well as their signature black bean empanadas. Prices vary, 7-10pm, 2911 N. St. Mary's St., (619) 886-2594, vivalabotanica.com


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