It's hot! Find some ways to cool off this weekend with event recommendations that revolve around food and drink. Sip some sangria at the Third Degree Glass Factory's monthly open house, or celebrate Belgian Independence Day with a cold brew. ITAP has plenty on draft, and Schlafly ups the ante by flying in some fresh mussels to accompany pint pours. Get info on these events and more after the jump.
Friday (Jul. 19):
Belgian Beer and Musselfest @ Schlafly Tap Room Nosh on coldwater mussels served in classic styles, and wash it down with Schlafly's Belgian Witbier, Belgian Golden Ale and bottle-conditioned Belgian series. Admission is free. The events runs from 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday, July 19 and 11 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, July 20.
Third Friday Party @ Third Degree Glass Factory This month's open house event features molten glass, a mini performance by Union Avenue Opera, Latin dance lessons, sangrias, and a tapas-style menu including grilled chicken burritos. Admission is free. 6 p.m.
Around the World Wine Dinner @ Missouri Botanical Garden Can't get out of town this summer? Experience the next best thing by getting a taste of worldly travels via an internationally-themed food event. MoBot's monthly dinners feature a multi-course meal with accompanying regional wine pairings. This month's theme highlights Barcelona's Catalonian cuisine and the wines of Spain. $58 per guest. Call 314-577-0200 for reservations. 6:30 p.m.
Outdoor Film Series: The Princess Bride @ Art Hill Saint Louis Art Museum's summer film series continues with a showing of The Princess Bride by moonlight. Pack your own picnic or let someone else do the cooking. The museum's new cafe and Panorama restaurant serve food till 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., respectively, and food trucks including Lulu's Local Eatery, Seoul Taco and Zia's show up on the scene ready to dish out eats at 7 p.m. Admission is free. The movie begins at 9 p.m.
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