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This weekend, get outside and enjoy this beautiful weather while it lasts. The Slow Food Picnic Dinner at Discovery Green is just one way to do that. Monica Pope and Andrea Lazar of t'afia are putting on the at 6 p.m. It will feature locally grown and caught food prepared by local chefs like Randy Evans from Haven, Kiran Verma from Kiran's and Joe Bentely of Raven Grill. The 10-course menu is only $45, but you must purchase your tickets soon!

Starting tonight at 7 p.m., the Houston Peruvian Festival at the Heights Theatre will offer Peru's finest food and festivities through Sunday evening. Houston only has one Peruvian restaurant in town -- The Lemon Tree -- but the food is good enough for ten restaurants. Sample some of their offerings and more at the festival. Tickets are $10, and all proceeds  benefit the Sunshine Camps in Austin and the Children's Charity Program in Peru.

Saturday afternoon's tasting at Block 7 Wine Company will be the biggest ever, with 50 selections of wine, beer and even sake. Light snacks will be available while you sip your samples to the music of Chase Hamblin. The event runs from 2 to 5 p.m. and -- as always -- is completely free.

Throughout the month of November, the authentic churrascaria Pradaria will be giving thanks for its guests by offering prices that will make your wallet give thanks, too. Lunches are only $15.95 Mondays through Saturdays, while only $22.95 will buy you a generous Sunday brunch or dinner Mondays through Thursdays. Want to go to dinner on Friday or Saturday? It's only $3 more. The rodizio service comes with more than 22 different cuts of meat and -- if you go on Thursday night -- a Samba Show with the Girls from Rio.

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Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

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