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Hotel Congress Copper Jubilee: A Celebration of 100 Years. This Sunday, Hotel Congress will be celebrating 100 years with a Copper Jubilee. The event will include historic tours, a birthday cake lit with 100 candles, specialty cocktails, a John Dillinger gun show and poetry readings. In celebration, Hotel Congress will also be creating a time capsule to be re-opened in 100 years from now to which you can bring something to be included. 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. 311 Congress St. Free.

Sixth Annual Firestone Walker Showcase. The Firestone Walker Brewing Co. is doing a complete tap takeover at the Tap and Bottle Downtown in the brewer's sixth annual showcase. The "Parabola" or the "Scubula" are just a couple of the several tap options Firestone Walker is bringing to the table. 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16. 403 N. Sixth Ave.

Friendsgiving. American Eat Co. wants you to join them in celebrating friendship and good food on Thanksgiving Eve, with their own Thanksgiving event. Beer floats and flavored mimosas are just a couple of the food and drinks specials, while live music, a photo booth and a gratitude wall. 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21. 1439 S. Fourth Ave.

Thanksgiving Buffet at the Desert Museum. The Desert Museum will also be hosting a Thanksgiving event, falling on the actual day of Thanksgiving. Enjoy a special buffet menu with local flavors and influences at the Ocotillo Café, after spending time in the Desert Museum itself with loved ones enjoying local nature. Seating times will be at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 22. 2021 N. Kinney Road. $50.

Ceviche Festival. In the mood for delicious ceviche? The Villa Peru Restaurant will be serving their range of classic ceviche dishes during their bi-annual Ceviche Festival this weekend. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, and Saturday, Nov. 17. 1745 E. River Road.

Amado Chili Cook-Off/Classic Car & Motorcycle Show. This event is a fundraiser to help replace the Amado Youth Center that was destroyed by flood this fall. You'll find a car and motorcycle show, food and craft beer from local vendors, musical entertainment and different chili tasting. Sizzle your palette for a cause! 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Satuday, Nov. 17. 3001 I-19 Frontage Road.

Sonoran Harvest: Taste the Desert. What does it mean to taste the desert? In this festival, enjoy food found in the Sonoran Desert, while also being shown how to incorporate it into your everyday life. At the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, have a beer while tasting samples among the saguaros and help determine the Sonoran Harvest Queen or King based on your votes for favorite. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17. 2021 N. Kinney Road. $45.

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