The 5 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend: Holiday Brunch & Tequila Cocktails

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Holiday Brunch @ Fielding's Wood Grill Friday - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1699 Research Forest Fielding's Wood Grill will be open for special holiday brunch hours all weekend long both this weekend and next weekend. Start with a Gaelic Irish coffee or a Bloody Mary flight before feasting on housemade espresso chocolate doughnuts, eggs benny, migas, and more.

Holiday Market @ Quattro Saturday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 1300 Lamar

Head to Quattro for an afternoon of holiday market-inspired fun, including a gingerbread house workshop for kids, chef-led tastings for adults and live holiday music, served alongside afternoon tea, Mexican hot chocolate and mulled wine. Bring an unwrapped toy to benefit the children of Casa de Esperanza Casa de Esperanza in exchange for a surprise gift as well. Tickets ($35 for children 12 and under; $49 per adult; or $95 for two) are available for purchase by calling 713-276-4700. The offer is available on Saturdays through January 10. See more info online.

TeQava Winter Celebration @ Heights Art Studios and Gallery Saturday, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 214 East 27th

Kick Saturday night off with the sparking tequila cocktail TeQava at the brand's Winter Celebration. Experience the infused tequila alongside live music and art, as you sip and sample several tequila recipes throughout the evening. Tickets are $10 per person.

Date Night Cooking Class @ Sur La Table - River Oaks Sunday, 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. 1996 W. Gray

Put a new twist on date night with this hands on cooking class, offered either from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Bring your special someone and learn to prepare a menu of scrumptious, chef-inspired dishes -- including pork with balsamic pan sauce, savory potato pancakes, sautéed Brussels sprouts, and a decadent chocolate tart. Price is $69 per person.

Texas Bowl Pre-Party @ Saint Arnold Brewery Monday, starting at 2 p.m. 2000 Lyons

Whether you're a Hog or a Horn, The Wave and Saint Arnold have teamed up to make your trip to the Texas Bowl easy and fun. The brewery will be open for lunch and afternoon tours, with the taps open from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Wave buses will leave from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and shuttle back to the brewery at 10 p.m. (and every half hour after that). Your $20 wristband will get you a ride both ways and $2 off a tour admission. Saint Arnold will also have a tailgate in the Blue Lot of the stadium (details on location will be provided on the shuttle).

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