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Can you believe it’s almost August? The heat and mugginess have done nothing to quell the influx of things to do in the Old Pueblo. Below, you’ll find a handful of events featuring delicious Peruvian meals, wines and felines, a whiskey pairing dinner, a luau, and more.
Don’t forget, you can check out our Events Directory for a full list of Foodie events happening this week and other upcoming things to do.
KINGFISHER ROAD TRIP 2022: GREAT PLAINS/MIDWEST
July 26 – August 6
2564 E. Grant Rd.
I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that Kingfisher kicked off their Road Trip 2022: Great Plains/Midwest menu this week. Their menu will feature regionally inspired dishes such as a Pan-Fried “Great Lakes” Walleye and a Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble for dessert.
Make your reservation here.
WHISKEY BUSINESS AT HACIENDA DEL SOL
Thursday, July 28 from 3 – 9 p.m.
5501 N. Hacienda Del Sol Rd.
Join Hacienda Del Sol Guest Resort for Whiskey Business! Every Thursday from 3 p.m. to close, guests can enjoy half-off weekly featured whiskey, $1 off all whiskey, and a savory specialty barbecue menu. Stop by between 5 – 8 p.m. each Thursday for a blend of live jazz and country music.
This week you’ll receive half-off Whiskey Del Bac!
WHISKEY PAIRING DINNER
Thursday, July 28 at 6 p.m.
1801 N. Stone Ave.
Join Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon & BBQ for a farm-to-fork pairing dinner featuring the latest from Jack Daniel’s:
- Triple Mash
Cost: $55.00 + tax & gratuity. For reservations call (520) 867-6787 or click here to reserve and pay for your seat.
PERUVIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY: WEEKEND CELEBRATION
Thursday, July 28 – Saturday, July 30 from 4 – 10 p.m.
1745 E. River Rd.
Peruvian Independence Day is on Thursday, July 28, but Villa Peru is celebrating all weekend.
Villa Peru will be serving a special Pachamanca menu and Pisco Sour Flights. Pachamanca is a traditional cooking method from the Andean (Andes) Mountains where meat and vegetables are marinated with local herbs and chilis, and cooked underground in rocks.
LUAU PARTY AT HOPS & VINES
Saturday, July 30 from 2 – 10 p.m.
3450 Highway 82
It’s time to break out the Hawaiian shirt! If you’re not aware, Hops & Vines throws some killer parties and their Luau will be no exception.
There will be Hawaiian food including a roasted pig, tropical cocktails, wine, slushees, and hula dancers — all under the stars. Enjoy live music from Island Style at 2 p.m., Hula dancers at 5 p.m., and then dance your heart out under the stars until 10 p.m.
SUMMERTIME TEA PARTY
Saturday, July 30 from 2 – 4 p.m.
4349 E. Broadway Blvd.
A teabag’s college friend told her a long-winded story about people she didn’t know. “Cool story, brew,” she said.
Okay, that was tea-rrible, but you know what isn’t? A Summertime Tea Party!
Celebrate summertime with Spark Project Collective Events Center and try different flavors of tea and nibble on some treats. Every guest will go home with their own unique tea cup and saucer. You’re welcome to dress up in your best afternoon tea attire — hats are encouraged.
Cost: $10 dollars per person. All ages are welcome and email ETBrightSPC@gmail.com to register and save your seat.
FINE WINES FOR FELINES
Sunday, July 31 from 4 – 6 p.m.
4280 N. Campbell Rd., #155
If you’re as paw-ssionate about wines as you are about helping animals, then you’re going to love what Arizona Wine Collective has in store for you. Enjoy a flight of three Arizona wines plus hors’ d’oeuvres this Sunday. You’ll be feline good and doing good.
Cost: $25. Half of each sale will benefit shelter cats.
WAGNER VINEYARD WINE DINNER
Sunday, July 31 at 6 p.m.
4340 N. Campbell Ave.
Sip back and relax this Sunday! Executive chef Frank Guzman from Proof Artisanal Pizza & Pasta has put together a special food menu to highlight wines from Wagner Vineyards. Seating is limited for this one-night-only event.
Enjoy menu items such as bouillabaisse paired with a white blend, duck breast served with forbidden rice and paired with a pinot noir, and beef tenderloin paired with a cabernet.
Cost: $65 per person. Call (520) 789-7447 to make your reservation.