Things To Do

The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Fried Chicken Deal, Watermelon Eating Contest & More

This Is How We Roll - Sushi! @ Well Done Cooking Classes Friday, 12 p.m. 1208 East 29th Street

Start the weekend off right by learning how to make some of your favorite sushi rolls during this sushi rolling class at Well Done Cooking Classes. Throughout the afternoon you will make California Rolls with avocado, crab and cucumber, Philadelphia Rolls with Philly cream cheese, jalapeno and cucumbers and a Surf & Turf Roll made with salmon and beef tenderloin. Bring your own sake to enjoy with the sushi rolls you learn to make.

National Fried Chicken Day @ Haven Saturday, All Day 2502 Algerian Way

July 6 is National Fried Chicken Day and Haven is offering a deal you can't pass up. Chef Randy Evans will prepare his famous fried chicken all day long; order a half bird with deviled eggs, mashed potatoes with gravy and two drinks all for $24. Make a reservation so you make sure you don't miss this finger-licking good offer. If you're wanting to stay at home on Saturday, invite the friends over and order your fried chicken meals to go so everyone can enjoy some of Chef Randy's famous fried chicken.

Open House @ Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. Saturday, 12-3 p.m. 5301 Nolda St.

Head on over to Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. for a sneak peek at some new buffbrews that the brewery has been creating for just $10. While you tour the brewery, you'll also have the chance to sample old faithfuls and flights of 1836 aged on weird things. Spend a relaxing afternoon at Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. on Saturday; it's the weekend after all.

4th of July After Party, Watermelon-Style @ Whole Foods Woodway Saturday, 12-3 p.m. 6401 Woodway Drive

Keep the Fourth of July celebration going on Saturday at Whole Foods Woodway. Starting at 12 p.m., you can taste watermelon-flavored food samples until 3 p.m. If you want to compete in the watermelon eating contest at 1 p.m., send an email to [email protected] Continue to celebrate our nation's independence on Saturday and enjoy some tasty and refreshing watermelon all afternoon.

Romantic Dining Cruise @ Star Fleet Yachts Saturday, 7-9 p.m. 280 Grove Road, Kemah

Dining on a yacht - how much more romantic can it get? Make Saturday night a date night you will never forget during this two hour cruise on Clear Lake and Galveston Bay. You and your date will enjoy a dinner featuring a spinach mushroom salad with walnuts, feta cheese, all tossed in a bacon vinaigrette, pan seared mahi mahi with broccolini and vegetable orzo for your entree and crème brulee for dessert. Following dinner, you can enjoy live music, dancing and beverages from the bar, all for $89 per person.

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Molly Dunn
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