Beer & Bags for Benefit – Lights on the Lawn 2018
Enjoy the Cornhole extravaganza and tournament that benefits the #LOVEPUP Foundation. Gather a group of friends, get a team going, and play cornhole while donating to the Arizona-based cause. Tickets include registration and play for a team of two players, and food and one beverage per player.
Continental Country Club/Oakmont, 2380 N. Oakmont Drive, Flagstaff, 417.380.3357, eventbrite.com, noon to 5 p.m., $60.
Red, White, & Brew BBQ
Enjoy an American-style buffet festival with live music and craft beer tastings from Tucson breweries in the shaded confines of the Terezza Garden Patio & Lounge.
Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, 5501 N. Hacienda Del Sol Road, Tucson, 520.529.3500, http://www.haciendadelsol.com, 6 to 9 p.m., $65.
Brews, Blues, & BBQ
Thursdays in July
Every Thursday night enjoy live music from the Arizona Blues Project, all-you-can-eat barbecue specials, and $1 off selected pints.
Harold’s Cave Creek Corral, 6895 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, 480.488.1906., https://haroldscorral.com, 4 to 11 p.m., $19.99.
Flagstaff Food Truck Frenzy
Northern Arizona’s largest food truck festival includes more than 30 food trucks, local beer and live music. The suggested entry fee of $3 will be donated to Shadows Foundation.
Coconino Fairgrounds, 2446 Fort Tuthill, Flagstaff, 623.856.7990, eventbrite.com, 2 to 8 p.m., $3.
Dave and Buster’s Beer Dinner
Dave and Buster’s strays from games for an evening to host a beer dinner with Huss Brewery for adults and kids. The adult menu includes mini Chesapeake crab cakes with Orange Blossom Ale; roasted tomato and cucumber salad with raspberry wheat; grilled Thai chicken satay tenders with cucumber relish and Scottsdale blonde; Maker’s Mark glazed short ribs and oven-roasted potatoes with lemon aioli dipping sauce and Copper State Magic; and chocolate fondue with strawberries, graham crackers, marshmallows, brownie bites and pound cake, and Koffee Kolsch. Kids can enjoy grilled chicken satay tenders with cucumber relish and Grape Chill; pretzel dogs with a blue raspberry snow cone; chocolate fondue with strawberries, graham crackers, marshmallows, brownie bites and pound cake, with chocolate milk.
Dave and Buster’s, 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, https://dnb.ticketbud.com/brews-and-bites, 7 to 10 p.m., $50 for adults (includes five-course meal with beer pairing and $20 double game play), $25 for kids (includes dinner with nonalcoholic beverages and $10 double game play with unlimited videogame play).
Real Wild and Woody Beer Festival
Celebrate more than 30 years of Arizona’s craft beer while enjoying brews, bites and live music. Tickets include 20 beer sampling tickets and small portions of food from local restaurants and breweries.
Phoenix Convention Center, 33 S. Third Street, Phoenix, 480.586.6711, realwildandwoody.com, 2 to 6 p.m., $57.
Wizards & Wands Bar Crawl
Calling all Harry Potter fans 21 and older, come hang out and drink with local wizards and witches throughout Scottsdale. The bar crawl includes knit scarves for Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin, magical drinks, and a Wizards and Wands stadium cup.
Scottsdale Area Bars, 4420 N. Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale, eventbrite.com, 5 p.m. to midnight, $15