Raclette Party on the Patio at Montrose Cheese & WineSaturday, 1 p.m.
Montrose Cheese & Wine is going après-ski style for its Raclette Party on the Patio. Guests can the cheese scraped onto plates of potatoes with caramelized onions, cornichons and baguette slices for $22 ($26 with charcuterie) from 1 p.m. until sold out.
Après Ski Party at Truck YardSaturday, 2 p.m. to close
The EaDo hangout is hitting the slopes for its annual Après Ski Party, rocking fun stuff like Fireball apple cider, spiked hot chocolate (and regular hot chocolate), a shot ski bar, live music and snow machine. Dress up in your ski gear for ten free raffle tickets and buy specialty drinks to earn more tickets. The party is kid and dog friendly.
Lunar New Year Festival at POST HoustonSunday, noon to 2 a.m.
In collaboration with House of Ho, POST will be transforming into a carnivalesque atmosphere and rocking a full day of events to ring in the Year of the Rabbit. Guests can hit the North Docks Asian Market with vendors serving traditional foods, games and more from noon to 11 p.m.; check out a traditional Lion Dance with Soaring Phoenix from 3 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. in the Post Market; and head to the Atrium for a Lunar New Year Night Party with DJ music, digital art and visuals, activations, multiple bars and more. Entry for the 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. party is 21+ and RSVPs are required.
Hop Topic World Chili Cook-Off at Equal Parts BrewingSunday, noon
Hop Topic World is throwing its annual Chili Cook-Off at Equal Parts Brewing, beginning at noon and with judging starting at 2 p.m. General admission tickets are $18 and include unlimited chili samples and a voting token for crowning the winner.
Galveston Restaurant WeekAll weekend long
Galveston Restaurant Week is running daily through February 5, and this year’s participating restaurants—including hotspots like BLVD Seafood, Hearsay on the Strand and Willie G’s—will be offering prix fixe menus for lunch, dinner and/or brunch, helping to raise funds for local charities including Galveston ISD Educational Foundation, Resource & Crisis Center of Galveston County, and Teen Health Center, Inc.