The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas hosts a live fire cooking celebration with foods and wines from both Latin America and Texas in the Salt Lick's pavilion. Purchase tickets online. noon-4pm. $65 ($50, members; $10, kids).
The Salt Lick, 18300 FM 1826, Driftwood, 512/858-4959
The organization called Slow Cooking in a Fast-Food World is a grassroots program that provides slow cookers and healthy menu plans to families who cannot afford them. This cook-off benefits that program. For complete details, go online. Contestants can drop off their reasonably healthy recipes and entries in slow cookers between 9:30-11:30am. Prizes will be provided by Serve Gourmet Gadgets & Goods. Tasters suggested donation is $3 kids/$5 adults or a gently used, working slow cooker.1pm.