Things To Do

Upcoming Events: Taco Tuesday Special at Skeeter's Mesquite Grill

Taco Tuesdays have arrived at Skeeter's Mesquite Grill. Each location is participating in this special where you get two tacos with chips and salsa for $7. You can pair any two tacos off the menu together, which normally cost $3.25 to $4.75 each. Make a meal with the fried avocado taco topped with green cabbage, pico de gallo, cheddar cheese and poblano sauce, and the tempura-fried Baja shrimp taco with avocado, green cabbage and creamy chipotle sauce for one filling meal. If you visit during happy hour (Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. and all day Thursday), then you can throw in a $3 Jose Cuervo house marg or beer.

You don't have to be a member of Bayou City Outdoors to attend this meet and greet on Thursday, September 25. Head to Warehouse Bar & Chill at 6:30 p.m. to socialize with new friends and enjoy some scrumptious grub during happy hour. The Heights bar and restaurant offers a selection of local craft beers plus $4 happy hour items, such as fried cheese curds, grilled cheese bites, nachos topped with beef, cheese and pico de gallo, plus BLT Sliders with jalapeno jam. This event is open to the public.

On Saturday, September 27, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Julep's Alba Huerta will teach the Clumsy Butcher's monthly cocktail class at The Pastry War. In honor of National Bourbon Heritage Month, the class will focus on "Spirits of the South." Get your $55 ticket at Julep, Anvil and The Pastry War before they all sell out -- the last monthly cocktail class did sell out, so get to it!

The Sur la Table in River Oaks will host a cooking class celebrating the flavors of fall. From 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 30, you will learn how to make fast dinners featuring fall produce. The menu includes mustard-glazed salmon with herbed lemon butter, red wine risotto with wild mushrooms and thyme, spiced pork chops with apple and sage, and roasted chicken with balsamic tomatoes and butternut squash. Students must be 18 years or older and tickets cost $69 per person.

The Texas Wine School will host a wine tasting class, Taste Like a Pro White Wine Edition, on Tuesday, September 30, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. During the class, students will smell the fruits, spices and flowers normally found in "classic" white wines from a neutral base wine. Then, you will try to identify those smells in various bottles with that grape variety. This exercise will educate you on how to discover the flavors of white wines. After you sample the vino, you will enjoy wines that highlight the flavors and scents you just learned to identify. Tickets to this class cost $59.40 per person.

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