Shoppers, movie fans and beer lovers unite! The CineBrew Mart on Saturday in downtown San Jose should satisfy them all.

The all-day awesomeness at the Camera 12 theaters -- part of Silicon Valley Beer Week -- offers beer tasting with several local vendors and was organized by San Jose Made, which continues to come up with some of the best pop-up events you'll find in Silicon Valley.

The vendors will set up on Paseo de San Antonio and inside the lobby of Camera 12, which will be accessible without a ticket from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The $25 ticket, though, gets you access to the theater's second and third floors, where the tasting from 1 to 4 p.m. will spotlight our local beer-makers like Hermitage Brewing, Santa Clara Valley Brewing, Strike Brewing, Gordon Biersch and Santa Cruz Ale Works and others.

The ticket also gets you into the movies playing Saturday, rounding out a pretty perfect day.

You can find out what vendors and breweries will be there as well as purchase tickets at www.cinebrewsj.com.

BEER WEEK IS BACK: CineBrew Mart isn't the only game in town during Silicon Valley Beer Week, which kicks off Friday with an event at Blackbird Tavern in downtown San Jose. The tavern party starts at 6 p.m. and is open to revelers who purchase the VIP "Z Pass" to the week's closing event, the KraftBrew Festival on Aug. 2 at Gordon Biersch Brewery in Japantown.


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In between there are dozens of events at venues throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, from beer-food pairings and brewer's dinners to tap takeovers. Beer Week has greatly expanded this year and has a partnership with the Bay Brewers Guild, which aims to make the Bay Area a prime beer destination (though many of us think it already is).

It should be a good week to have a designated driver, memorize the Yellow Checker Cab number (408-777-7777) or finally download that Uber app. Get the full schedule at www.svbeerweek.com.

DON'T FILTER THIS SPAM: Psycho Donuts has teamed up with San Jose's City Lights Theater Company on a unique treat to celebrate "Spamalot," the Monty Python musical that opens at City Lights on Thursday. It's called the Spam Wellington doughnut, and the savory treat was created by Ashley Searby, a grad of the International Culinary Center in Campbell.

As you can expect, the Spam Wellington puts the spotlight on Spam, layered with mushroom duxelle and tucked inside a plain doughnut pastry topped with sesame seeds. It'll be on sale at Psycho Donuts' locations in downtown San Jose and Campbell throughout the July 24-Aug. 31 run of "Spamalot." (Go to www.cltc.org for tickets).

Contact Sal Pizarro at spizarro@mercurynews.com. Follow him at Twitter.com/spizarro.