Quick Bites


Ignite Agave. As part of the Agave Heritage Festival, the Fox Theatre is hosting a "presentation" about food, agriculture, beverages and culture. But this is far more than a presentation, the evening features live music, celebrity chefs, botanists, and business owners all discussing and showing the importance of agave on our region. Don't just learn the botany, taste it as well. VIP ticket holders enjoy exclusive early entrance, access to balcony seating, specialty cocktails, and light bites crafted with local heritage ingredients. 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 26. 17 W. Congress St. $5 or $45 for VIP.

Centurions Party. Local nonprofit The Centurions are celebrating a Woodstock-themed party to support multiple local charities. The evening includes "groovy grub" alongside a "bell bottom bar" and specialty drinks. Here's your chance to do some good, get some food, and get groovy all at the same time. Supported charities are TMC for Children, San Miguel High School, Youth on their Own and Boys to Men Mentoring. 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday, April 27. Kino Sports Complex 2500 East Ajo Way. $95.

Crooked Yoga. Crooked Tooth Brewing Co. is giving you a deal worth getting zen about: a yoga class plus a pint of beer that is only $5. What better way to start the weekend than with craft beer and positive thoughts? Please bring your own mat. All levels and ages welcome. Any person under 21 must be accompanied by a guardian. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27. 228 E. Sixth Street. $5.

National Bubble Tea Day at Enchanted Cafe. Boba, you know, those gooey orbs of mystery and magic floating around in fruity drinks. If you've never had boba, now's your chance. Enchanted Cafe is offering 15 percent off all 20 types of their boba drinks. And if you're feeling extra adventurous, you can make up some of your own flavor combinations as you go. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30. 1525 N. Wilmot Road.

Agave Fiesta. This signature showcase features all things agave, and yes, that means over 30 agave spirits. If you want to experience all the goods produced or inspired by the agave plant, the Hotel Congress plaza is the place to be. Beyond the live music, agave art and local food pairings, there will also be an agave cocktail showdown. Hosted by Hotel Congress and Agave Heritage Festival. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 27. 311 E. Congress St. $40 or $75 for VIP.

Pop-Up Syrian Souq & Bazaar. Syrian Sweets Tucson and the Sema Foundation are organizing a little taste of Damascus right here in Arizona. This pop-up includes sweets, savories, coffee and crafts made by the local Syrian community. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28. 2843 N. Alvernon Way.

Bacanora: Spirit of the Sonoran Desert. Exo Bar is hosting back-to-back events for the Agave Heritage Festival. At these intimate evenings, you can learn about the sustainability and future of agave while sampling Bacanora and other mezcals along with traditional accompaniments. This celebration of Sonoran mezcals includes presentations by mezcal makers and discussions about sustainable farming. 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 29, and Tuesday, April 30. 403 N. Sixth Ave. $25.

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