Friday, November 22: The McNay hosts a College Night mixer and costume party to pair with its exhibition “Cut! Costume and Cinema.” Guests are encouraged to dress as characters from Pirates of the Caribbean, The Phantom of the Opera or Sherlock Holmes. The evening includes art, live music, free food and then some. Free, 7pm, 6000 N New Braunfels, (210) 824-368, mcnayart.org.
Saturday, November 23: Leon Bar will host a night of metal for charity. Headbang Against Hunger will feature Perish The Land, Deadpool and Inovo for a rowdy concert benefitting the San Antonio Food Bank. $5 or four (or more) non-perishable food items for donation, Door at 8:30pm, 8123 Broadway, facebook.com/leon1883satx.
Saturday, November 23: Explore the cuisine of Turkey through these women-only classes at the Raindrop Turkish House, which aims to promote the understanding of diverse cultures through its unique services. The menu includes stuffed mince balls, green salad, yogurt soup and a toasted bread dessert. $10, 10:30am-1:30pm 4337 Vance Jackson, (210) 377-1110, raindropturkishhouse.org.
Monday, November 25: The Monday Night Guest Chef Series is really catching on at Feast. For this month’s installment, chef Stefan Bowers welcomes former Beat Street Coffee & Bistro chef Jeff Wiley for the third dinner in the series. The six-course dinner will feature Wiley’s take on piquillo peppers, pork belly, tuna carpaccio, sweet breads, rabbit and cake and ice cream. Dinners often sell out, so reserve your seat ASAP. $50, 7pm, 1024 S Alamo, (210) 354-1024, www.feastsa.com.
Tuesday, November 26: Is there anything better than warm, fresh-out-of-the-oven bread? Didn’t think so. The Central Market cooking staff will lead this hands-on class covering holiday breads such as pumpkin bread, sweet potato rolls, cheddar and sage biscuits, and mini cornbread puddings. $60, 11am-1:30pm, 4821 Broadway, (210) 368-8617, centralmarket.com