Saturday, March 1: Alamo Beer continues its Siege Week 2 celebration with an SA Town Get Down Bash at VFW Post 76, the oldest post in the state. Stop in for live music, cheap-ass beer and wine, food by Slider Provider and Melting Point and prizes for best Texas costume. Free, 8pm-1am, 10 10th St, 9210), register at eventbrite.com.
Saturday, March 1: Visit Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling for a look at how they crank out great Texas whiskey and beer. The brewstillery tour includes a detailed tour guide, souvenir pint glass and three samples of their product. $10, 2 or 5pm, 4834 Whirlwind, (210) 775-2099, drinkrangercreek.com.
Sypesteyn will prepare a feast at Feast. (Courtesy)
Monday, March 3: Where Y’at Food Truck owner and chef, Pieter Sypesteyn will join the Feast Guest Chef Series for Lundi Gras or Fat Monday with a family style feast that includes Southern Louisiana stuffed-crawfish head bisque, barbecue shrimp, roasted duck galantine with caramelized onions and marjoram dumplings, red snapper en papillote and a cane syrup bread pudding. $55 credit card reservations required, 6pm, 1024 S Alamo, (210) 354-1024, feastsa.com.
Tuesday, March 4: Lüke San Antonio River Walk will celebrate Mardi Gras with an extended happy hour. Drinks on board include hurricane cocktails and Abita beers on tap and boiled crawfish, shrimp etouffee, Andouille jambalaya, fried chicken wines and King Cake will be available. Fat Tuesday, indeed. Free admission, 3-8pm, 125 E Houston, (210) 227-5853, lukesanantonio.com.
Tuesday, March 4: What’s a Hangarcane? I’m guessing the beverage will be plentiful during Mardi Gras at Hangar. The bar will feature giant games in its front yard, along with chingos of beads as we get ready for Ash Wednesday. Amen. Free, 8203 Broadway, (210) 818-7699, facebook.com/TheHangarSA.