Do you know what day it is yet? Those long weekends always screw us up. It’s all good, though. We’ve compiled your weekly list of food and beverage activities to keep things interesting.
Poqet Donut giveaway Friday – Irvine
Have you checked out our 10 Great Donut Spots in OC yet? If so, you’ll know Poqet is on our sweet list. They are celebrating National Donut Day with a morning of glazed happiness. The first 100 visitors to drop by Poqet tomorrow will receive a free classic donut with their choice of four toppings. Strawberry, vanilla, maple or chocolate— we can’t decide! Doors open at 6 a.m. 17655 Harvard Ave, (949) 932-0800; www.poqetdonuts.com.
SoCal BrewFest – Anaheim
This Saturday celebration of all things hoppy kicks-off at 1 p.m. with over 30 breweries pouring 60+ unlimited tastes. Luxe loncheras will be onsite at The Phoenix Club to quell your hunger. And if you didn’t already know, proceeds will go to Making Biscuits, a cat rescue dedicated to humanely reducing the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. If you aren’t able to purchase tix before midnight Friday, never fear. They’ll be on sale for $55 at the door while supplies last. 1340 S Sanderson Ave, (714) 563-4166; www.thephoenixclub.com.
Long Beach Vegan Food & Music Festival
Did someone say FREE? This leisurely Saturday event kicks off at 11 a.m. with art installations, live tunes, yoga sessions and a vegan chili cook-off over at Rainbow Lagoon Park. Expect over 100 vendors at this first annual get-together. Oh, and we heard there’s a Sierra Nevada beer garden on site. Head over to their website for all the details. 295 E Shoreline Dr.
Blue Light Speak Cheesy Farm Night – Anaheim
Our favorite grilled sammich team is at it again this weekend. Their occasional pop-up is going down back at Renewable Farms (a.k.a. The Riverbed Farm) from 6-10 p.m on Saturday only. Extra seating has been built and artwork will be on display. Grub hard on cheese and beer while a DJ grooves the night away. Renewable Farms is located at 1426 E Vermont Ave, (714) 362-4233, www.renewablefarms.com.
Dining Etiquette Class at Zov’s – Tustin
Do you have a young, impressionable son or daughter who learns most of their decorum via social media memes? This class may be for them. Designed to teach basic and useful manners to youth ages nine and up, they’ll spend an afternoon with Which Fork Do I Use? authors Rosemarie Burns and Linda Reed. This working lunch covers topics like sitting properly and posture, dining dos and don’ts, and cell phone etiquette. Give them the tools they need to act maturely in mealtime situations. Registration for this Sunday’s class can be found over here. 17440 17th St, (714) 838-8855; www.zovs.com.
Pig Roast and BBQ – Long Beach
Our friends at Farm Lot 59 are gearing up for summer with a Sunday barbecue. Happening from 3-6 p.m., support their education station and outdoor classroom. Prepurchase or pay at the BBQ for $20-$25. Be green and BYO utensils, or get in a picnic mood and pack a blanket or lawn chair. Say hi to Farmer Sasha and the chickens for us! Farm Lot 59 is located at 2714 California Ave, (562) 230-7207; www.farmlot59.org.