Weekend Events: Go Nuts & Chug, Rage, Sip & Taste

Nov. 9 - 11 food events in one place. Go wild.

Last modified on November 9th, 2018 at 10:35 am

Weekly ramen special at Thunder Canyon Brewstillery (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Disclaimer: You will be in the know with oodles of things to do, eat, and drink — fact.

The following events will take place this week. For more information regarding event details, times, and ticket purchases, click the links below each event.

Friday, Nov. 9

Pueblo Vida’s Anniversary Celebration is Going to be a Rager

Pueblo Vida Brewing Company Cans (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Pueblo Vida Brewing Company Cans (Credit: Jackie Tran)

You’ll be foaming over this lineup for this four-day celebration. Bring on the beer mustache.

“The extended weekend event hopes to bring together the local beer-loving community while highlighting Tucson’s local culinary scene. Aside from that, you can expect new merchandise, special beer releases, and local collaborations.” More…

Annual Crush Party returns to Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block

(Crush Party Photo courtesy of Downtown Tucson Partnership)

(Crush Party Photo courtesy of Downtown Tucson Partnership)

09nov6:00 pm9:00 pmCrush Party 20186:00 pm - 9:00 pm AZ Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block

“Crushing your hunger never tasted and looked so great.

At the recently renovated museum, you’ll be surrounded by food from more than 25 of Tucson’s top restaurants and chefs, local wine, beer, spirits, interactive art experiences with muralist Jessica Cooke, and live music by Zona Libre.” More…

“JL Tapped” Fundraiser at Borderlands Brewing Company

JL Tapped Fundraiser (Credit: Junior League of Tucson, Inc.)

JL Tapped Fundraiser (Credit: Junior League of Tucson, Inc.)

09nov5:00 pm10:00 pmJL Tapped Fundraiserbeer, food & live music5:00 pm - 10:00 pm AZ Borderlands Brewing Company

“Beer, food, and live music for a good cause.

The Junior League of Tucson, Inc. is partnering with Borderlands Brewing Company for the fourth annual fundraiser “JL Tapped.” Each ticket snags you one of Borderlands Brewing’s beer of your choice, hors d’oeuvres, entry into a raffle, and live music.” More…

Saturday, Nov. 10

Grand Opening: $1 Drinks & More at the Nékter Juice Bar

(Credit: Nekter Juice Bar)

(Credit: Nekter Juice Bar)

10nov9:00 am1:00 pmNékter Juice Bar Grand Opening$1 juices and smoothies9:00 am - 1:00 pm AZ Nékter Juice Bar

It’s basically free. Get your sip on.

“Nékter is known for its cold-pressed juices, acaí bowls, healthy smoothies, and gourmet soft serve yogurts with mostly vegan ingredients.

To show their appreciation, the juice bar will be selling $1 freshly made juices and smoothies. That’s 16 ounces of essential vitamins, nutrients, and brain freeze (if you’re not careful) for a buck. The deal is limited to one per person.” More…

Feast, Drink & Sway to the Arizona Farm & Food Festival Rhythm

Arizona Farm & Food Festival (Photo courtesy of SAACA)

Arizona Farm & Food Festival (Photo courtesy of SAACA)

10nov11:30 am3:00 pmArizona Farm & Food Festivalat the AVA Amphitheater11:30 am - 3:00 pm AZ Casino Del Sol

Expertly prepared food samples, drink pairings, cooking demonstrations, live music, fresh produce for sale, and more.

“The event at the AVA Amphitheater hosted by Casino Del Sol and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance will allow guests to connect with local farms, food artisans, experts, chefs, and advocacy organizations.” More…

Go Nuts at the Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival

Sahuarita Pecan Festival (Credit: Green Valley Pecan Company)

Sahuarita Pecan Festival (Credit: Green Valley Pecan Company)

10nov9:00 am5:00 pmSahuarita Pecan Festivalfood & family entertainment9:00 am - 5:00 pm AZ Sahuarita Pecan Festival Fairgrounds

In a nutshell, there’ll be food, entertainment, contests, and more in the orchard.

“Roam the grounds of the property for food, great music, dancing, family-friendly activities, wagon rides, tractor pulls, arts and crafts from the Santa Cruz River Valley and surrounding areas, and so much more.

There are going to be a few contests throughout the day, too, if you’re feeling competitive. You can run through the pecan orchard during the Pecan Classic/Nut Run or Family Fun Run, test your might during the Pecan Cracking Contest, or show off your baking skills at the Pecan Pie Contest.

All in all, it’s going to be a nutty time.” More…

Taste Specialty Brews at Tap & Bottle’s First Invitational Beer Festival

Tombstone Brewing Company All Aboard the Hype Train Double IPA at Tap & Bottle North (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Tombstone Brewing Company All Aboard the Hype Train Double IPA at Tap & Bottle North (Credit: Jackie Tran)

10nov5:00 pm9:00 pmInvitational Beer Festivalfeaturing 18 breweries5:00 pm - 9:00 pm AZ MSA Annex

Expect AZ breweries at the MSA Annex, live music, and a few food options.

“This is Tap & Bottle’s very first invitational festival and they’ve hand-picked 18 breweries that hail out of Arizona — and beyond — to offer some of their top specialty brews.” More…

Mic drop: 4 ways the 2018 Dusk Music Festival food experience will be off the hook

Pretzels from Culinary Dropout (Credit: Melissa Stihl)

Pretzels from Culinary Dropout (Credit: Melissa Stihl)

Starting on Saturday, the two-day music festival hits it out of the park with its choices of local cookery.

“Music festival experiences are always loads of fun and full of interesting visuals, but this adventure sets it apart from the rest with a culinary encounter like no other.  The culinary experience that’s been crafted to get you through the day will be featuring top-notch local food vendors, custom cocktails, and other gourmet experiences.

If you haven’t bought your tickets to the show, grab them quick.” More…

Sunday, Nov. 11

VegOut! Tucson Vegan Food Festival Returns to the Whistle Stop Depot

(Credit: VegOut! on Facebook)

(Credit: VegOut! on Facebook)

11nov10:00 am5:00 amVegOut! TucsonVegan Food Festival10:00 am - 5:00 am AZ The Whistle Stop Depot

“An educational and delicious opportunity to try something new.

The event is not only about skipping out on meat, it’s also a celebration of what it takes to live as a vegan. There are going to be guest speakers and chefs, fitness talks, live music from local bands and a DJ, giveaways, and the option to purchase vegan clothing, skin care, and artwork.” More…

Argentina Heart & Soul Wine Tasting, Food & Live Music at Hacienda Del Sol

(flickr/faisal_akram)

(flickr/faisal_akram)

11nov5:00 pm8:00 pmArgentina Heart & Soul Wine Tastinglive music & buffet5:00 pm - 8:00 pm AZ Hacienda del Sol

“The evening will feature Argentinian wine, live music, and a regionally-inspired buffet.

Admission is $65 per adult with wine, $45 per adult without wine.  More…

Happening All Week

“Taste of Tucson” Tap Takeover at Three Canyon Beer & Wine Garden

Three Canyon Beer and Wine Garden (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Three Canyon Beer and Wine Garden (Credit: Jackie Tran)

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local — it’s kind of the same thing.

“Three Canyon has 16 taps behind the bar but will be serving Tucson beers exclusively. Plus, pastries, sweets, and food from a variety of food trucks will be on site.” More…

On that note, we’re tapping out. Have a good one.

Tokyo Ramen special at Thunder Canyon Brewstillery (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Tokyo Ramen special at Thunder Canyon Brewstillery (Credit: Jackie Tran)

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