5 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on This Week

Culinary Calendar

Crawfish season is the best season
Crawfish season is the best season

Saturday, March 12

Carnaval en la Calle: Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill y Tapas will host a block party with live performances by Noche Kandela, Isis, Creciendo Fuerte, Riko Mambo and more. Brace for tastes of Caribbean and Latino foods with mofongo, pernil, arroz con gandules, chicharron de pollo, empanadillas and more — all available for purchase. You'll want to wash all this down with sangria, mojitos and beer. Free admission, 2-11pm, 2603 SE Military Drive, Suite 106, (210) 314-3111, lunarosatapas.com.

Sunday, March 13

Dignowity Hill Farmers Market: The little market that could is back for a second season. Its launch will include activities like donation yoga, health screenings, free ID engraving for your bike, as well as vendors such as Urban Spice Farm, Cocina Heritage, Katie's Jar, NomNom Naturals, The Eastside Sprout, Soilnature, Hermanitas Boutique, Mercados de O'liva produce boxes for pick up and Local Sprout. Free admission, 9am-2pm, Lockwood Park, 801 N. Olive St., facebook.com/fmonthehill.

Crawfish Boil: The Growler Exchange will host another crawfish boil so get ready for a little mess. The feast includes crawfish, red potatoes, corn and sausage. Cool down with one of the 24 beers available on draft. Prices vary, 8313 Broadway, reserve your mudbugs with Jesse Castilla at (830) 221-0823.

Texas Drafts & Draws: As part of Contemporary Art Month, the Southwest School of Art will transform its lush gardens into a mini beer garden. Celebrate "Texas Draws IV" and sample complimentary portions of Branchline Brewing Co., Freetail Brewing Co., Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling and the OK Brewery and Eishaus. Try your hand at drawing and trivia games. Free, 2-5pm, 1201 Navarro St., (210) 224-1848, swschool.org.

Monday, March 14

Sushi Party: You need to step up your sushi game, and the best way to do that is with tips from a pro. William "Goro" Pitchford, chef/owner at Godai Sushi will lead this hands-on class at Central Market that covers different sushi styles, rolling techniques and simple tricks to nail presentation. $55, 6:30-9pm, 4821 Broadway, (210) 368-8600, centralmarket.com.

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