Maker's Mark Distillery will host a Mexican fiesta from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Loretto. The guest chef will be James Beard award winner Rick Bayless, who will be signing his new cookbook, More Mexican Everyday. The Chicago chef is being honored with the first TasteMaker's Award by the distillery.
The menu Saturday features slow-cooked pork tacos with ancho barbecue sauce, grilled corn on the cob with chile mayonnaise rolled in queso, bright shrimp ceviche and horchata. There will also be fruit paletas (Mexican ice pops) and Mark-aritas. Tickets are $30, children 12 and under free.
■ West Sixth Brewery will release the third beer in their seasonal series in August: the DankeChain Oktoberfest. It's a German-style lager that is malt-focused and medium bodied. The beer will be available on draft and in cans, and at upcoming events including the Woodland Art Fair and Crave Lexington.
Also, on Saturday, West Sixth will have a 6K sunset run from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on the new extension of the Legacy Trail to benefit Broke Spoke's efforts to build a trailside water station. Tickets are $25 online at bit.ly/1GDIe7c.
■ Harvey's Bar, 200 West Main Street, is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Saturday. Owner Avena Kiely said they want to say thanks to customers for a great decade of laughs and memories.
■ Sabio, 380 South Mill Street, has new menu items including jalapeño and vanilla-infused scallop ceviche, mango and avocado salad and fresh plantains; taquitos de carne asada with masa tortillas, pineapple marinated beef tips, caramelized onions and fresh cilantro; pan-seared salmon served with potato gnocchi, asparagus, locally grown mushrooms and Brussels sprouts drizzled with mango chili glacé. There's also a poblano salad with fresh romaine, roasted organic corn, chile poblano, avocado, crispy tortillas, diced tomatoes and queso fresco tossed with vanilla cilantro vinaigrette and topped with cumin lime chicken.
■ Bluegrass Farmers Market at Azur Patio Grill, 3070 Lakecrest Circle, and at Hamburg Liquor Barn, 1837 Plaudit Place will have local tomatoes, corn, and melons, homemade cheese, jams, and homemade pork BBQ at the Hamburg Liquor Barn location as well as organic veggies, fresh cut flowers, freezer beef and much more. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Weekday markets are open from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in Hamburg and Thursday at Azur Patio Grill.
■ Lexington Farmers Market, at the Cheapside Pavilion on Main Street from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and on Southland Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, will have seasonal fruits and vegetables including tomatoes, basil, peppers, garlic, lemon grass, artisan cheeses and breads (including salt risen bread), lilies and fresh flowers, cage-free eggs, honey, meats including lamb, goat, beef, pork and fresh organic chicken.
■ Chevy Chase Farmers Market, on the corner of Euclid Avenue and High Street, will be open from 10 a .m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday with beef, pork, sausages, lamb, mutton, chicken, eggs, duck, squash, zucchini, cucumbers, peppers, microgreens, tomatoes, cabbage, blueberries, melons, peaches and garlic.
■ Jessamine Growers Farmers Market, behind City Hall at the corner of Main and Rice streets in Wilmore, will have locally grown blueberries, honey, fresh herbs, greens, tomatoes, green beans and other seasonal vegetables, eggs, cut flowers and perennials. Hours are 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday.