Hotel Congress/Maynards Market & Kitchen Gift Card Deal. From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, Hotel Congress and Maynards is offering a deal where if you buy $100 in gift cards, you get a $25 bonus. A great opportunity for you to share of the delights at either downtown hot spot and get a little something for yourself, too! Friday, Nov. 23, to Monday, Nov. 26. 311 E. Congress Street and 400 N. Toole Ave.
Black Friday, Beer Friday. Are you a big shopper? Me neither. Instead, go on a Black Friday brew tour with Old Pueblo Brew Tours and try different local beer. The tour will include transportation on their air-conditioned vehicle, stops at three local craft breweries, a flight of four beers at each stop, plus a whole lot of beer facts and trivia. 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23. 2648 E. Drachman St. $75
Free Mead Tasting and Live Music at Arizona Beer House! The event description is pretty much in the event name itself. For the first couple hours, join Arizona Beer House in tasting a complimentary sampling of a variety of meads and then stay for Flatlander Jim, who will be performing afterwards. 6 to 11 p.m. Friday Nov. 23. 150 S. Kolb Road.
Free Tequila and Tamale Sampling. "Tequila and Tamale" sounds like a fun combo, doesn't it? El Charro Cafe is celebrating Small Business Weekend with a sampling of their new exclusive Flores Concepts Codigo Tequila Barrel and their seasonal Holiday Tamales. There will be two more tequila and tamale sampling events in December for those who miss this opportunity. Noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. 6910 E. Sunrise Drive.
Girl's Night Out: Beer, Brunch Pairings & Karaoke. Girls just want to have fun! And to help out with this, the Brunch Babes continue their Babes and Brews series with a night out at the 1912 Brewing Co. The event will include a tour of the brew house, karaoke (which is new) and a brunch pairing flight with different brews to accompany the likes of a mini quiche, bacon, scones and more. And yes, you understand that correctly, brunch is happening at night. 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. 2045 N. Forbes Blvd. $28. Only 50 spots available.
S.Y.STEM Coalition Cooks. Come for a night of food, fun and science. Local chefs will be presenting the science behind their favorite dishes while giving you a taste. All proceeds will help S.Y.STEM Coalition bring free and low-cost educational programming to Tucson youth, in a night featuring music, a silent auction and fun activities for families. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27. 2325 West Sunset Road. $12
Tip-A-Roadrunner. Brother John's is hosting a special event where you can have your favorite Tucson Roadrunner serve you. The entire roster, in fact, will be present as celebrity waiters as they work for tips that will benefit Roadrunners "Give Back," a branch of the Arizona Coyotes Foundation. Attendees will be treated to a family style meal in Brother John's first ever Tip-A-Roadrunner event. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. 1801 N. Stone Ave. $35
Pita Jungle Holiday Gift Card Deal. Spend $25 in gift cards and get $5 back in Pita Dough (a voucher for future purchases) at Pita Jungle this holiday season. The deal will be valid through Dec. 31 and is easy money to save if you are a re-occurring customer. This is also an easy gift for the season. 5340 E. Broadway Blvd. or 7090 N. Oracle Road #128.