The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Halloween Parties, Montrose Crawl & More
There will be Pumpkinator at Pub Night at Saint Arnold.
Photo from Saint Arnold Facebook
Pub Night @ Saint Arnold Brewing Company Friday, 5-10 p.m. 2000 Lyons Ave.
The tour hall at Saint Arnold Brewing Company is being transformed into a bar during Pub Night from 5 to 10 p.m. There's no entry fee, but guests can purchase pretty much whatever beer they want -- by the glass or bottle. Pumpkinator will be available, as well! To soak up all that beer, Saint Arnold will serve a menu of items that perfectly complement beer-- greasy food. Nosh on cheeseburgers, frites, warm pretzels, poutine and bratwurst while you enjoy your favorite selections from this Houston-based brewery.
You don't have to wait until October 31 to celebrate Halloween. Start your spooky celebrations early at the Houston Museum of Natural Science during its Spirits & Skeletons Halloween Party. The fun begins at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Dance the night away while DJ Gracie Chavez, DJ Dame and Molly & The Ringwalds hit the stage, and refuel your body with food from H-town StrEATS, The Waffle Bus, Good Dog Hot Dogs and Chilantro. There will also be a cash bar and magician. Halloween costumes are highly encouraged.
In 2012, approximately 1,000 people came to the inaugural BeerFeast in Sugar Land.
Photo by Katharine Shilcutt
The Flying Saucer in Sugar Land hosts the 2nd Annual BeerFeast on Saturday, featuring more than 40 breweries and 60 craft beers, as well as a few rare and limited-release selections. Purchase tickets before the event for $30, or at the door for $40; you'll get a 12-sample tasting card and a BeerFeast commemorative tasting glass. Sugar Land Town Square restaurants will be on site selling food throughout the festival.
Seventh Annual Montrose Crawl @ Lower Westheimer Saturday, 6 p.m. 1657 Westheimer
The 7th Annual Montrose Crawl will hit 11 restaurants and bars in the Lower Westheimer area between Dunlavy and Montrose on Saturday. No tickets are needed (but you will have to purchase your own drinks). Just wear your Halloween costume and get ready to drink and eat at some of the best bars and restaurants in Houston, including Poison Girl, Royal Oak, El Real Tex-Mex and Hay Merchant. The night begins and 6 p.m. and lasts until 2 a.m.; there will be drink and food specials throughout the event, including $4 Santo pints at Hay Merchant and a Trick-or-Treata Rita at El Real Tex-Mex. Whoever has the best costume at each stop will also win a prize. Check out the schedule on the Montrose Crawl website to see when you should hit up each restaurant and bar.
Pumpkin Fest @ D&T Drive Inn Sunday, 2 p.m. 1307 Enid St.
Just before Halloween week begins, head to D&T Drive Inn for Pumpkin Fest, where they'll be serving a variety of pumpkin beers, including Timmerman's Pumpkin Lambic, Alaskan Imperial Pumpkin Porter and even pumpkin beer flights for just $9. Bring your friends and family out to carve pumpkins so D&T can put them on display throughout the week; customers will vote for the ones they think are the best, and D&T will announce the winner on Wednesday, October 30. Enjoy bratwursts along with the entire D&T menu throughout the Pumpkin Fest.
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