Cinco de Mayo festivities:
La Condesa Cinco De Mayo downtown block party on Sunday May 4.
Pelons Tex Mex and 508 tequila are celebrating their second annual Cinco De Drinko fest.
Bungalow is hosting Quarto De Mayo on May 4.
Gibson Bar is having a Mustache contest.
Jasper's will feature skinny margaritas.
Searsucker will be hosting a game of Mexican Beer Roulette.
Star Bar is serving a Deep Eddy Ruby Red served frozen with a Shiner Red Bird inside the glass on the rim.
Kentucky Derby festivities:
The Bonneville is hosting a Kentucky Derby themed party.
Drink.Well is having a Derby Day and Julep Jubilee.
Gibson Bar will broadcast the race and serve derby themed drinks.
Lavaca Street Bar is serving mint juleps and hosting a raffle with a commemorative glassware prize.
Searsucker will have a special mint julep.
11 ounces strawberries, hulled (2-3/4 cups)
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup granulated sugar
10 large fresh mint leaves
1 cup white or amber rum
1 cup seltzer
Mint sprigs, lime wedges, or fresh strawberries, to garnish
In a medium pitcher, muddle the strawberries, lime juice, sugar, and mint leaves until the sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute. Add the rum and stir. Fill 4 rocks glasses three-quarters full with ice, divide the mojito among them, and top each with about 1/4 cup seltzer and garnish. (Serves 4)