Bone up on your mezcal knowledge with Cordial Fine Wine & Spirits' (Union Market, 1309 Fifth St.) Dia de los Mezcales Thursday, Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $40, and you can learn more about the history, production, and varieties of the spirit. Enjoy five different mescals paired with selections from the BBQ Joint (also at Union Market).
This Sunday Union Market (1309 Fifth St.) hosts the third annual Brewers On The Block from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event features many local breweries, cideries, and meaderies, plus food vendors. Tickets are $40 for general admission (includes unlimited tastings), or $60 for the VIP package that gets you in at 1 p.m., and includes a commemorative glass.
It's not too late to donate, or volunteer to pitch in for Halloween at Rosedale at the Rosedale Rec (1701 Gales St.). They hope to serve more kids than ever this year. Come help make it a scary good time.
NoMa's new REI flagship store (201 M St.) officially opens today at 10 a.m., and they have a full weekend of events planned. Based on everything I've seen on Twitter, the space itself is really impressive and cool.