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Free Mini Sundaes at Sweet Republic and Other Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

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Chandler Craft Spirits Festival 
Saturday, April 30

The third annual Chandler Craft Spirits Festival will celebrate all things craft and boozy in downtown Ocotillo from 4 to 9 p.m. this Saturday. Attendees can expect to sip samples from distilleries including Deep Eddy, AZ Distilling Co., and Rising Sol. Booze lovers can also enjoy cocktails such as The Living Room's Chili Mango, a libation made with citrus vodka, mango puree, jalapeno simple syrup, and cayenne pepper served in a martini glass. Bartenders Travis Nass of CaskWerk's Distillery and Jade Bar at the Sanctuary's Eddie Garcia will also be on hand to demo their drink-making skills. General admission tickets cost $40. For more information, visit the Chandler Craft Spirits Festival's website

Phoenix Fermenters Festival
Saturday, April 30

This Saturday Phoenix is getting its first Fermenters Festival — aka a chance to learn about the awesomeness of organic and fermented foods. Attendees can learn more about the benefits of bone broth, the virtues of fermented foods, and the healing properties of organics. Guests also can watch a demonstration on how to make kombucha and purchase products from local food vendors. The festival runs from 2 to 6 p.m. and will be held at the North Phoenix Baptist Church at 5757 North Central Avenue. General admission tickets cost $22.09. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Phoenix Fermenters Festival's Eventbrite link

One-Year Anniversary of Goldwater Brewing Company 
Saturday, April 30

Scottsdale's Goldwater Brewing Company is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a beer-filled party this weekend. The brewery will open at 1 p.m., and the festivities will kick off at 5 p.m. with live music, specialty beer tappings, and the unveiling of the new Goldmine Basement Taproom. For more information, visit Goldwater Brewing Company's website

Free Mini Fudge Sundae at Sweet Republic 
Sunday, May 1

No, this headline is not to good to be true. The first 200 people who show up at the Phoenix location of Sweet Republic this Sunday will receive a free mini fudge sundae and a sample of Tom's of Maine's Rapid Relief toothpaste. Doors open at noon. For more information, visit Sweet Republic's website

Gertrude's Debuts New Spring Menu
All weekend 

Gertrude's, the restaurant at the Desert Botanical Garden, has unveiled its new spring menu items. Look forward to lighter fare such as smoked tofu served with a curry salt and tomato condiment sauce, in addition to swordfish topped with tamarind-bacon vinaigrette and walnut tapenade. Gertrude's menu staples including Salt Spring Island mussels and smoked pork gumbo also will be available. For more information, visit the Gertrude's website

Editor's Note: This post has been changed from its original version to reflect that the free sundae at Sweet Republic is available only at the Phoenix location. 

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