Houston Weekend Planner: Fine Wines and Sips for a Cure

May 29, 2014
by Marcy de Luna

Friday, May 30

Sips and Bites for a Cure 
Friday night from 7 to 10 PM, groove to the tunes of a live band and DJ, sip signature cocktails and nosh on bites by Hotel ZaZa's newly appointed executive chef Jeff Axline, all while supporting a good cause. Proceeds benefit Blue Cure Foundation. Tickets start at $65 (5701 Main St.; 713-526-1991).

Brennan's Date Night Cooking Class 
Get cooking tips from executive chef Danny Trace at this "Islands in the Stream" cooking demo. Learn how to make island-style dishes like pomegranate-glazed tuna and island crab salad. The class costs $150 per couple and check-in time is at 6:30 (3300 Smith St.; 713-522-9711).

Saturday, May 31

Dinner and Live Music at 51Fifteen 
Hit the town for dinner and drinks at 51Fifteen Restaurant on Saturday and enjoy live entertainment by local singing duo Bubba and Greg, who will be performing 70's, 80's, pop and R&B hits. Call for table reservations (5115 Westheimer; 713-963-8076).

Texas Fine Wine Pairing Dinner
Sample wines from four award-winning Texas wineries including Bending Branch Winery, Brennan Vineyards, Duchman Family Winery and Pedernales Cellars at the Texas Fine Wine pairing dinner at Reef. Hosted by the Greater Houston Chapter of the Wine Society of Texas, tickets are $75 per person and dinner starts at 7 PM. Call for reservations (2600 Travis St.; 713-526-8282).

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