Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix
Choose from more than 50 varieties of wine at The Foothills Golf Club annual Wine & Beer Tasting Festival.
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Though we've made it through the heart of the festival season, there are still a few more chances to wine and dine in the great outdoors before the summer greets us with full-time heat. Every June Ahwatukee's The Foothills Golf Club hosts its annual Wine & Beer Tasting Festival with appetizer tastings, live entertainment and of course, lots of wine and beer. Attendees will be able to choose from more than 50 varieties of wine and beer and participate in a giant silent auction with prizes including Diamondbacks tickets, restaurant gift cards and more.
Tickets cost $50 at the door or $40 in advance and can be purchased online. The 21-and-over festival starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 1. Visit the Festival of Lights website for more information.
"Art of the Raw" Summer Kick Off Party
This Sunday Sushi Roku in Scottsdale will be celebrating all things summer with deals on food and drinks and a summer clothing fashion show. The free party will kick off at 6 p.m. with a look at new fashions from G Star RAW and Diane's Beachwear and since they'll have happy hour pricing all night long, there's plenty of reason to stay and enjoy music form DJ Allen Peabody.
Just for showing up they'll also enter you in a drawing to win prizes including a one-night stay at the W Scottsdale, a gift certificate to the Bliss Spa and dinner for four at Sushi Roku.
Fired Up Grill in Chandler
Fired Up Grill Four Year Anniversary Celebration
It's been four years since Fired Up Grill brought it's new American cuisine to the Chandler dining scene and in honor of the good times and generous hospitality, they're offering a few deals this Saturday, May 1. Naturally the number of the day will be four, meaning they'll have $4 glasses of house wine and draft beers as well as $4 appetizers all day long. In the evening they're also offering entertainment from local singer Kristy Dee starting at 6 p.m.
Reservations are not required. Call 480-940-4040 for more details.
Handlebar and Grill
Saturday June 1st from 2 to 6 p.m. the bike-friendly bar on Mill Avenue, Handlebar Tempe, will host their first Rockabilly BQQ event. The afternoon BBQ will feature a menu from Fork and Dagger's chef Mark Dow and a jammin' playlist of rockabilly music. Make sure to sport your cut of jeans and saddle shoes while chowing on barbecued chicken and ribs with house-made Jack Daniels BBQ sauce and enjoyinh Pabst Blue Ribbon and Jack Daniels drink specials.
They'll also be raffling off a "Saturday City Bike" by State Bicycle company in Tempe and offering free bike tune-ups by Tempe Bicycle. And, bonus, if you ride your bike to the event your first PBR is only a penny.
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This Saturday take the city kids out to experience a day on the farm at the Tolmachoff Farms Family Farm Day. The annual event welcomes families to the farm's you-pick garden to peruse and pick from a selection of fresh produce. The day also includes lot of activities for the little ones such as watermelon eating and corn husking contests, train rides and pictures with a pony.
The event costs $5 for those ages two and over and will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to download a coupon for admission visit the Tolmachoff Farms website.
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