Alive & Kicking Kombucha Party
4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 27; Natural Grocers, 1090 S. St. Francis Drive
This “distinctly artisanal tasting experience” celebrates the store’s kombucha on tap with free samples, prizes and discounts on growler fills.
More info: Visit naturalgrocers.com/kombucha
7 p.m. Sunday, June 30; Paloma Santa Fe, 401 S. Guadalupe St.; $150 with mezcal, $80 without
Dine under the stars at Paloma with a micro-seasonal dinner planned by Chef Nathan Mayes and plated at the outside bar in an open kitchen. Each course will be paired with mezcal from Yuu Baal, and there will be live music from Tito Rios.
Out of town
Cider66 — A New Mexico Cider Festival
Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 29; Expo New Mexico, 300 San Pedro Drive NE, Albuquerque; $20 in advance, $25 at the gate for adults 21 and older (includes cider glass), $10 for nondrinkers and those age 16 to 20
It’s the first year for this New Mexico cider festival, featuring local hard cider, live music, a classic car show, vintage collectables and memorabilia from Route 66 and an abundance of food trucks. Regular admission includes unlimited cider samples, and cider will be available for purchase by the glass or by growler for take-home enjoyment.
More info and tickets: Visit holdmyticket.com/event/339217
Uncle DT’s Smokehouse Grand Opening
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until sold out Saturday, July 6, and Sunday, July 7; 3134 Rufina St.
Barbecue lovers, rejoice! David “Uncle DT” Thom is now offering lunch hours out of the M.A.M.A.’s World Cafe location on Rufina.
Santa Fe Wine Festival
Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 6, and Sunday, July 7; El Rancho de las Golondrinas; $18 for adults 21 and up (includes wine glass), $5 for those ages 13 to 20, free for ages 12 and under
Sample New Mexican wines from 20 winemakers, eat, dance and shop at the wine festival, now in its 26th year.