Foodie Events from Nov. 10 – 16: Pueblo Vida’s Anniversary, dive bar tour & wine dinners galore

Which event are you going to attend first?

Sweater weather has begun… kind of? If you subscribe to the old adage that alcohol keeps you warm, well, you’re in luck this week because there are boozy events galore.

Photo courtesy of Pueblo Vida Brewing Company on Facebook

Photo courtesy of Pueblo Vida Brewing Company on Facebook

Pueblo Vida Brewing Company is celebrating its eight-year anniversary, Whiskey Del Bac is doin’ some cool stuff at Westbound, there is a myriad of wine dinners and tastings, and there’s even a dive bar bus tour for a good cause!

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Also, don’t forget to can check out our Events Directory for a full list of Foodie events happening this week and other upcoming things to do.

PUEBLO VIDA’S ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Now – Sunday, November 13
Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, 115 E. Broadway Blvd.
Photo courtesy of Pueblo Vida Brewing Company on Facebook

Photo courtesy of Pueblo Vida Brewing Company on Facebook

We love it when they serve beer at an 8-year-old’s birthday party. Pueblo Vida Brewing Company is celebrating its eighth anniversary with six days of fun from Tuesday, November 8 – Sunday, November 13. They’ll have something for everyone!

Check out our article, “Pueblo Vida Brewing Co. is throwing a six-day party for its anniversary” to learn about all the fun events they’ve got in store.

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HOLIDAY HARVEST FOOD AND FUND DRIVE

Thursday, November 10 from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sam’s Club, 4701 N. Stone Ave.
Photo courtesy of Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Photo courtesy of Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Help the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona kick off the holiday season! It’ll be running from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. for the annual Holiday Harvest food and fund drive at Sam’s Club on River Road and Stone Avenue.

They’ll be collecting non-perishable food and monetary donations with live broadcasts throughout the day on 94.9 MIXfm, and support from 96.1 KLPX, Rock102.1, and 104.9/1490AM ESPN Tucson. Donations will be matched up to $25,000 by Tucson Electric Power!

10nov6:00 am6:00 pmHoliday Harvest Food and Fund Drive6:00 am - 6:00 pm Arizona

Whiskey del Bac Barrel Pick Release Party at Westbound

Friday, November 11 at 5 p.m.
Westbound, 267 S. Avenida del Convento #12

Image provided by Westbound on Facebook

Celebrate the latest Westbound Barrel-pick with Whiskey del Bac!

Come by to enjoy:

  • Specialty del Bac Cocktails
  • Whiskey del Bac Flights
  • Complimentary del Bac samples
  • Barrel-picked bottles for sale
  • Live Music with Naïm Amor and The Cocktail Hours 6 – 8 p.m.

11nov5:00 pmWhiskey del Bac Barrel Pick Release Party at Westbound5:00 pm Arizona Westbound

SONOITA AVA NEW RELEASE FESTIVAL

Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sonoita Vineyards, 290 Elgin Canelo Rd.

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Many of the Sonoita AVA wineries will be together under one roof. There will be live music all day by the Band Wanted and Liz and Pete. A food truck will also be on-site to help sop up the wine. Craft and Art Vendors are available for fun gifting ideas get those Christmas gifts ready!

Check out our article “10+ Wineries will be pouring at the Sonoita AVA New Release Festival” to see what wineries are going to be pouring their nectar.

Cost: $30 prepay | $35 at the door and includes a souvenir glass and 8 tasting tickets. Buy your ticket here.

12nov10:00 am5:00 pmSonoita AVA New Release Festival10:00 am - 5:00 pm Arizona Sonoita Vineyards

23 MILES OF MEXICAN FOOD FESTIVAL

Saturday, November 12 from 3 – 8 p.m.
MSA Annex, 267 S. Avenida del Convento

El Grito beer collaboration (Photo by Isaac Stockton)

The Tucson International Mariachi Conference is hosting the 23 Miles of Mexican Food Festival at the MSA Annex.

This year’s festival will showcase samplings from dozens of local chefs, restaurants, and food trucks including El Taco Rustico, El Cisne, La Estrella Bakery, Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon & BBQ, Delicias, El Chinito Gordo, and many more. In other words, expect a lot of tacos, fajitas, molé, raspados, sopes, elote, cocktails, and beer at this tasting experience.

Check out our article, “23 Miles of Mexican Food Festival: Tacos, mariachi, beer, and more at the MSA Annex” to view the full line-up of food and drink.

Cost: Tickets are $60 per person and include all of the samples you can handle.

12nov3:00 pm8:00 pm23 MILES OF MEXICAN FOOD FESTIVAL3:00 pm - 8:00 pm Arizona MSA Annex

Beer Yoga Events

Saturday & Sunday, at 10 & 10:30 a.m.
Crooked Tooth Brewing • Borderlands Brewing • Pueblo Vida Brewing

Limber up with some downward dog and some beer! Borderlands Brewing and Crooked Tooth Brewing host Saturday morning yoga sessions at 10 and 10:30 a.m. that end in a rewarding beer afterward.

If you can’t make it Saturday, join Pueblo Vida Brewing on Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m.

2022 HOCKEY & HOPS BEER FESTIVAL

Saturday, November 12 from 4 – 8 p.m.
TCC Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.

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The Tucson Roadrunners are hosting the return of Hockey & Hops on Saturday, November 12. The beer starts flowing at 4 p.m. and the players hit the ice at 7 p.m. This event also happens to fall on Military Appreciation Night.

This year, nine breweries will be pouring some of their favorite beers in the outdoor beer garden located in Eckbo Plaza. Your ticket, which is $50 per person, grants you access to the pregame beer garden, 12 tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, and a ticket to the game against Coachella Valley beginning at 7 p.m.

16apr4:00 pm7:00 pmHockey & Hops 202214 breweries will be tappin' in4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Arizona TCC Arena

Dive Bar Bus Tour Fall 2022

Saturday, November 12 from 5:45 p.m.
El Con Mall, 3601 E. Broadway Blvd.

Image provided by United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona

The Young Leaders United Dive Bar Bus Tour is back for the second time this year! You’ll meet at the El Con Mall and will take a tour of some of the local dive bars around town such as:

  • The Shelter Cocktail Lounge
  • Golden Nugget
  • Jackrabbit Lounge
  • Nancy’s Boondocks
  • The Hut

Cost: $25 per person. The money raised from this event will go toward United Way’s work for Opportunity Youth in our community

12nov5:45 pmDive Bar Bus Tour Fall 20225:45 pm Arizona The Shelter Cocktail Lounge

WINE DINNER FEATURING WILHELM VINEYARDS

Sunday, November 13 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The Urban Grove, 550 W. Orange Grove Rd.

Image provided by Arizona Winery Tours

Arizona Winery Tours proudly presents a Food & Wine Pairing dinner featuring Wilhelm Vineyards. Each course is presented by the Chef Devon Sanner of Zio Peppe and winemaker Karyl Wilhelm.

Cost: $139. Make your reservation by calling (520) 201-6905 or arizonawinerytours.com.

13nov5:30 pm7:30 pmWine Dinner featuring Wilhelm Vineyards5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Arizona The Urban Grove

South of the Border Wine Dinner with Nossa Imports

Monday, November 14 from 6 p.m.
Zona 78, 7301 E. Tanque Verde Rd.

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Join Zona 78 as they partner with Nossa Imports for a South of the Border Wine Dinner! Enjoy delicious food & wine as you enjoy the atmosphere with your friends.

14nov6:00 pmSouth of the Border Wine Dinner6:00 pm Arizona Zona 78

ROLL-THRU THEATER AT THE DOWNTOWN CLIFTON

Wednesday, November 16 at 7 p.m.
The Downtown Clifton Hotel, 485 S. Stone Ave.

Image provided by The Downtown Clifton

A free event at The Downtown Clifton. It’s not the drive-in theater…it’s the Roll-Thru Theater. Enjoy food, drinks, and a fun movie on the patio at the nifty downtown hotel.

Each movie will be announced right before it plays, so keep your eyes on their Facebook event page.

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Addie Ibarra, native Tucsonan, is a fierce lover of adventure, travels, and Star Wars. Her love of food and drink takes her to places far, far away.

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