Quick Bites


Party at the Peak. Now that it's getting closer to a sane temperature in Tucson, Pinnacle Peak at Trail Dust Town invites you out for an evening party. There will be beer specials from Sentinel Peak Brewing Company, live music from local artist Leila Lopez, lawn games and all the attractions of the Old West. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road.

Arizona Wine Dinner. After traveling all over the world with their Wine Tour series, Maynards Market and Kitchen is bringing it all back home with a series of wines inspired by and made in the Grand Canyon State. Over three courses, enjoy pomegranate, cured duck egg and puffed sweet potato paired with Callaghan Buena Suerta 2015; apple-chorizo stuffing and ayocote morado beans paired with Dos Cabezas Red 2014 and more! 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. 400 N. Toole Ave. $78.

Scotch Whisky Dinner. Cafe a la C'Art has really got some special courses up their sleeves for this one: an evening dinner with five cocktails and four courses, featuring a special Glenglassaugh Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Food dishes include parmesan focaccia frico, New Zealand rack of lamb with spiced blackcurrant, pan-seared sea scallops with orange butter sauce and plenty more fabulousness. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. 150 N. Main Ave. $75.

The Final Countdown Wine Pairing. Brewd Coffee Lounge is cleaning out their wine cellar and making use of the occasion to host their "final wine pairing dinner." Enjoy both red and white wines paired with great foods and served family style. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. 4960 N. Sabino Canyon Road. $30 online or $35 day of.

Crooked Yoga. When it comes to good deals, Crooked Tooth Brewing knows what's up. Often, you could spend more than $5 on a beer or a yoga session, but they're offering $5 for yoga and a pint! Get zen, and then get zen-er by combining their yoga and craft brews for a truly enlightening experience. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. 228 E. Sixth St.

Tails and Ales. Here's some things we can all enjoy: dog baths and beer. Cool your pup off from the summer heat by stopping into Barrio Brewing Co., buy a custom pint glass and take a dollar off your beer, then kick back while your dog gets a bath. This event is a collaboration between the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, Tucson Roller Derby and Barrio Brewing. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. 800 E. 16th St. $15.  

Nacho Monday.

To help get you through the unbearable doldrums of a modern Monday, 1912 Brewing Co. and Daniela's Home Cooking are teaming up to give you a combination worth celebrating. Craft beer and homemade nachos—what's not to like? 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24. 2045 N. Forbes Blvd. Suite 105.

43rd Annual Tucson Greek Festival.

The Tucson Greek Festival returns! They'll have all the homemade pastries, artisan jewelry, food vendors and dancing you can handle. Even if you aren't sure what saganaki is, it sure sounds good doesn't it? More than just the food and festivities, this is a chance to learn about Greek culture, and proceeds help raise funds for the various ministries of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church right here in Tucson. Opa! Thursday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Sept. 30. 1145 E. Fort Lowell Road.

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