SUMMER OF '79 From Memorial Day through Labor Day, Sullivan's Steakhouse offers three-course dinners. Sullivan's Steakhouse, 300 Colorado #200, 512/495-6504. $79 three course dinner for 2. www.sullivansteakhouse.com
SUMMER HARVEST FESTIVAL The award-winning winery celebrates its 35th anniversary with a month-long harvest festival of fabulous weekend activities. Check out the event schedule at www.messinahof.com and reserve online or by phone. July 26-Aug. 19 Messina Hof Winery and Resort, 4545 Old Reliance, Bryan, 979/778-9463.
AUTHENTIC BRITISH PUB OPENS IN CENTRAL MARKET DURING OLYMPICS In honor of London's 2012 Olympics, Central Market opens the Local, an authentic British-style pub serving British pub fare, imported British beers, French and Australian wines, and Fentiman's sodas. Drop into the Local adjacent to the wine and beer department. June 27-Aug. 12, noon-8pm Central Market South, 4477 S. Lamar, 512/899-4300. www.centralmarket.com
LADIES NIGHT WITH 80S MOVIE TRIVIA Check out items from Executive Chef David Griffin's new summer menu when Austin Cake Ball launches their weekly Ladies Night with happy hour prices and games. The kick-off features 80s Movie Trivia night starting at 7pm. Teams can sign up online and compete to win gift cards. Tue., Aug. 7, 5-10pm. (2012) Austin Cake Ball Kitchen & Bar, 3401 Esperanza Crossing #104, 512/215-3633. www.austincakeball.com
WINE ME DINE ME SPANISH WINE DINNER The monthly wine dinner series continues with a multi-course meal paired with Spanish wines presented by Walter Sanchez of Lerin Wines. $69, all inclusive; email@example.com Tue., Aug. 7, 6:30pm. (2012) Cafe Josie, 1200 W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. www.cafejosie.com
BENEFIT SCREENING OF 'SUSHI - THE GLOBAL CATCH' The Austin Film Society hosts a screening of Mark Hall's documentary Sushi - A Global Catch to benefit the Texas Film Production Fund. Purchase tickets at www.austinfilm.org/sushi. Wed., Aug. 8, 7pm. (2012) Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090. www.drafthouse.com
HATCH CHILE FESTIVAL Like everything else this year, the Hatch chiles are arriving early and Central Market has arranged for truckloads of the New Mexico specialty to be available fresh, roasted, and in prepared foods throughout the stores. The Cooking School has a full slate of chile-inspired classes available. They've also got the annual recipe contest going with great prizes and bragging rights. Recipe submissions can be made online. Aug. 8-21 Both Central Market locations. www.centralmarket.com
ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION LUCKY DRAW Andiamo commemorates eight successful years in business by offering loyal customers the opportunity to win a bottle of Bressan Pinot Nero ($70 value) in a lucky drawing. Fill out a Lucky Draw card or drop off a business card at the restaurant between now and Aug. 31. Winner will be announced Sept. 10. Andiamo Ristorante, 2521 Rutland, 512/719-3377. www.andiamoitaliano.com
SUMPTUOUS SANCTUARIES Runway Underground presents an evening of food, wine & fashion that is free and open to the public. For a $20+ donation, VIP seating and special considerations are available. Purchase event and $5 raffle tickets at www.rwueventtickets.webs.com. Thu., Aug. 9, 6:30-8:30pm. (2012) Twin Liquors, 1000 E. 41st, 512/451-7400. www.twinliquors.com
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