6 Ways To Get Your Drink/Grub On This Week

Thursday, May 21: If you have ever dreamed of the combination of beer, bacon and bingo, then Alamo Beer has made your dreams a reality. The company will host the event "Beer, Bacon & Bingo" at the Alamo Beer Hall, and, of course, will offer the sale of cold beer per usual. Bacon, including candy coated and chocolate dipped bacon, will be offered by Box Street Social and games of bingo will be played throughout the event. If beer, bacon and bingo do not suit your style, then you will also have to opportunity to hear featured music from San Antonio's own singer-songwriter Bru Erdman. Free admission, 6-9pm, 202 Lamar St., (210) 827-5589.

Thursday, May 21: Missions Untapped will kick-off the summer with the event featuring Sierra Nevada Brewing Company's Summerfest Lager. From the makers of Pale Ale, the second best-selling craft beer in the United States, the Summerfest is a crisp lager that matches the vibrance and intensity of Summer. The bar will sell glasses of the lager by the pint so make sure to come thirsty. Free admission, 6pm-midnight, 8123 Broadway, Suite B, (210)-320-0486.

Saturday, May 23: The Milan & Turin Co. will be giving the bar staff at Concrete Jungle a night off. They will be serving classic cocktails as well as their own brews and concoctions. Also, coconut bras are encouraged so come prepared. Free admission, 8pm-2am, 1628 S. Presa St., (210) 373-9907.

Saturday, May 23: Join the Botanical Garden as they celebrate their third annual "Brews and Blooms" adult social. The gardens will be overrun with craft brew sampling, music and local food trucks. Included among these vendors are The Point Park and Eats, Sno Daddy, Dixieland BBQ, Bite Street Bistro, Yao Truck, Mr. Fish and Stouts Pizza Co. $25, 6:30-10pm, 555 Funston Place, tickets can be found at brewsandblooms.com.

Tuesday, May 26: Sponsored by Ame Collaborative and Alamo Beer, the Good People Mixer event will also feature open Pop Up Shops and provide professional persons with the chance to meet, greet and network. Free admission, 6-8pm, 1170 E. Commerce.

Wednesday, May 26: Join Paint-Nite and Cooter Browns as they team up to host a social painting event that combines food, beverage, painting and fun. Paint-Nite offers a way to socialize with friends or meet new people all while allowing you to express your artistic side. No artistic ability is needed, although you should be prepared to come with a can-do attitude. Prices vary, 7pm, 11881 Bandera Road, (210)-263-1852, paintnite.com.
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