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Culinary Calendar: Seven ways to get your grub and/or drink on

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Thursday, Aug. 8: The mother of all PBS cooking shows would have turned 101 this Aug. 15; celebrate classic French cuisine a la Julia with the staff at Sur La Table. Five percent of the proceeds will go to Wholesome Wave, a national nonprofit that provides community access to fresh, local produce. The menu for the evening includes curly endive with bacon and poached eggs, coq au vin, stove-top pommes Anna and chocolate mouse. $69, three seats left, class repeats Aug. 15; 6:30-8:30pm, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, (210) 978-5586,

Thursday, Aug. 8: Open the Taps celebrates its second birthday at Big Hops Growler Station. Chat with local brewery representatives about upcoming changes and work that’s left to be done with brew laws. Free, 6pm, 8313 Broadway, (210) 320-1995.

Thursday, Aug. 8: McNay Second Thursdays continue with art, drinks, music by Ken Little and Rodeo Ho Ho, and food on sale from KHill BBQ. Free, 6-9pm, 6000 N New Braunfels, (210) 824-5368.

Friday, Aug. 9: La Fogata continues it’s monthly tequila tasting feature with Patron’s Blanco, Reposado and Anejo tequilas. Try it in the restaurant’s blood orange margaritas, or straight-up if you’re feeling bold. Free, 7-8:30pm, 2427 Vance Jackson Road, (210) 342-5377.

Saturday, Aug. 10: Support local farms! And eat a lot of food. On Saturday, August 10, Peeler Farms and the Chef Cooperative is serving an eight-course meal at the Emily Morgan Hotel to support local food suppliers. Local chefs will be preparing each course. $75 via OpenTable (search for Oro), 5 pm, 705 E. Houston, (210) 225-5100.

Tuesday, Aug. 13: It’s Hatch Chile season! Cookbook author, Elise Pierce, will show you how to create Hatch-filled recipes with a French twist at the Central Market Cooking School. Copies of “Cowgirl Chef: Texas Cooking with a French Accent” will be available for sale. Menu includes Hatch Chile cheese puffs, Southwestern gazpacho, roasted corn and Hatch galettes with avocado salsa and fig and green chile tartlettes with buttermilk ice cream. $60, 6:30-9pm, 4821 Broadway, (210) 368-8617.

Wednesday, Aug. 14: Stop being overwhelmed in the wine aisle. The staff at Twin Liquors Marketplace will dish out tips on the major wine styles, understanding wine lingo, and you’ll have a chance to sample featured wines. Free. 6:30-8pm, 12955 San Pedro, RSVP with number of guests to

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