Lounge Relish Happy Hour at Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 239-7639, every second Friday (including June 10) from 5-9 pm

Dress swanky and get down with jazz, and lounge music spun by DJs Damn I'm Thrifty, Junkenstien, and Scrappers. Also, don't miss out on Lounge Relish's mysterious alcohol-fueled martini race. Holocene's happy hour is already the dopest--with dollar drinks and specialty drink specials--but now they've stepped it up a notch by making it interactive. And don't you find that alcohol always makes you want to "interact"? Yeah, me too. KS

Mint's Don Eduardo Tequila Dinner, 816 N Russell, call 284-5518 for reservations, $40 per person

Lucy Brennan is to Portland's bartenders what the Rock is to World Wrestling Entertainment. Which is to say, she's "the man." She's conceived and mixed some of the best cocktails I've ever tasted--serving them nightly at her restaurant Mint, and cocktail lounge 820--and tonight she shows her expertise with tequila. Along with a delicious Latin-American inspired three-course dinner at Mint, you'll be slurping down three Lucy Brennan original tequila creations made with Don Eduardo Tequila. KS

Ground Kontrol Now Serves Beer & Wine, 511 NW Couch, 796-9364, nightly after 7 pm (minors welcome noon-7 pm)

If you've ever been to a party at Ground Kontrol, you know the joy of swilling brewskis while navigating the labyrinths of Ms. Pac Man, or blowing people away in Spy Hunter. Well, now the beer and wine aren't just for special occasions. Ground Kontrol has seen the demand for drunken arcade game playing and supplied it. KS