’09 Society & Events

Legacy of Hope Luncheon

Naomi Judd, the six-time Grammy award winner, will be featured as the motivational speaker at the Legacy of Hope Luncheon, benefiting the Ecumenical Center for Education, Counseling, and Health, on Wednesday, September 11. Luncheon co-chairs Kirti and Dr. Mahendra Patel, Karin and J. Scott Beckendorf, along with foundation co-chair Kelly and Carl Fellbaum will fill the SACC. Mertie and Dr. Dale Wood will receive the Legacy Award. The event will be a sellout, and space is limited; reserve now. www.ecrh.org

Mertie and Dr Dale Wood

Mertie and Dr Dale Wood

Ballet San Antonio

The holidays will be here in 3 months; does your child want to perform in the Nutcracker? Auditions will take place on September 15 at Saint Mary’s Hall. Dancers and gymnasts, ages 7-17 are encouraged to audition. Contact Crystal at c.ramos@balletsanatnonio.org or at (210) 404-9641. Registration: Friday, September 13, $25.00 per child

One-Of-A-Kind Craft Beer Festival

Brews and Blooms is a one-of-a-kind craft beer festival that includes beer sampling, food trucks, live music, and more. This fun and casual event showcases more than 40 local and regional craft breweries made possible through a partnership with San Antonio Cerveceros. Brews and Blooms also will feature live music, food trucks, giant lawn games, and more. Feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a beautiful evening at the gorgeous Botanical Garden. September 14th, 6- p.m. Purchase now; sure to be a -sellout: https://www.sabot.org/brews-and-blooms/

Two New to Try

Fontaine’s Southern Diner & Bar, a new kid on the block, is housed in a former gas station serving down-home comfort food. Buttermilk biscuits and gravy and fluffy Johnny Cakes with the option to add foie gras to fried bologna sandwiches (say what?) and mouth-watering burgers, the specialties are surprising. While admiring wallpaper created from old family recipes from the restaurant’s owner, go ahead and belly up to the handsome bar for a house cocktail made with gin, elderflower- and lavender-infused The Bee Sneeze that’s topped with lovely flowers. Tasty awaits at 906 Elmira St.

Sip a cool one on St. Mary’s Strip at Little Death, the newest wine bar to join the strip. Also, housed in a former gas station at 2327 N. St. Mary’s St, serves wines from around the globe. And make sure you rest your backside on the patio on a picnic bench with backs.

Old Favorite Back

Chris Madrid’s…now open and ready for business. After a fire in October of 2017, the hamburger place to go to is now once again serving up your favorite cheesy signature burgers!!!

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