The dog days of summer are here, so why not shake things up a bit.

Chef Chuck Hernandez will host Mercado O’liva (oh-lee-vah) at the Spanish Governor’s Palace this Saturday. Come and enjoy free food demos and folklorico dance performances; Farm to Table food and olive oil samples. Find out more by calling 210-207-5951.

Make the short drive to Helotes to enjoy Market Days at Old Town Helotes. It takes place this Saturday from 10 until 5.It's a Family-friendly street fest with live music by the Texas Tide Times. Stop in at one of the area restaurants and cool off with a margarita or a glass of wine at one of the local wine bars.


Don't forget to head over to goodtaste dot tv for all the recipe, cocktail ideas, wine and beer selections and much more to make your summer bash delicious. Cheers!