It’s the last weekend before Christmas, so there is still time to make those Christmas Eve and day plans and partake in hot cocktails and holiday sweets. Otherwise, keep yourself busy with these three food and drink events this weekend.
SOUTH FIRST — Old Fashioned Friday is back at Shed Barbershop with beer from Hops & Grain and the classic cocktails from The Roosevelt Room starting tonight, December 18, at 8:30 p.m. $10 donations or winter items are encouraged for Front Steps. [EaterWire]
DRIPPING SPRINGS — Learn how to make Old Fashioneds and daiquiris with Treaty Oak mixologist Matt Moody on Saturday, December 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the distillery. Tickets are $38, and the $117 upgrade includes an entire cocktail tool kit and bottle of liquor. [EaterWire]
POP-UP WIRE — Along with tamales, Lenoir’s pastry chef Thomas Calhoun will be selling doughnuts and venison sausage and egg breakfast sandwiches at the South First restaurant’s wine garden. Everything is available along with coffee and orange juice starting at 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 20. [EaterWire]