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Oct. 12-18

SULLIVAN'S PINK MENU FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS All month long Sullivan's Steakhouse, 300 Colorado #200, 495-6504. $39.95. www.sullivanssteakhouse.com

FOOD FIGHT ONLINE CHARITY AUCTION The Austin chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier launches their fourth annual Food Fight online fundraiser, which offers more than 50 unique and taste-tempting culinary experiences ranging from foodie getaways to hands-on cooking classes to signed cookbooks and exclusive restaurant dinners. The 12-day online bidding begins on Oct. 8 at www.austinfoodfight.org and proceeds will benefit culinary scholarships for young women and local school gardens.

JARRITOS FLAVOR FESTIVAL Friendly masked Mexican luchadores will be part of the Jarrito's team, offering refreshing exotic fruit beverages to thirsty ACL-fest goers in the parking lot here all weekend. Enjoy adult beverages made with Jarrito's sodas inside the saloon or just hang around outside enjoying the Federico Archuleta mural and spinning the Wheel of Oportunidad for prizes. Fri.-Sun., Oct. 12-14 Barton Springs Saloon, 424 S. Lamar, 512/482-9673. www.bartonspringssaloon.com/index.html

13TH YEAR ANNIVERSOIREE WEEK Customers are encouraged to drop by this week so the Kamburis brothers can express their gratitude for 13 happy years in business with food and drink specials plus live musical entertainment every night. Oct. 15-22 Satellite Bistro & Bar, 5900 Slaughter #400, 512/288-9994. www.satellitebistroandbar.com

TRULUCK'S BAD PANTS OPEN FOR AUTISM SPEAKS Enjoy a day on the links to benefit Autism Speaks at the Bad Pants Open with a silent auction, prizes, and lunch catered by Truluck's. Register to play online. Mon., Oct. 15, (2012) River Place Country Club, 4207 River Place Blvd., 512/346-1114. www.trulucksbadpantsopen.com

FOURTH ANNUAL PEPE Z TEQUILA PARTY Enjoy an evening on the patio with a pig roast, $5 Pepe Z Tequila cocktails, and live music. Tue., Oct. 16, 5-10pm. (2012) Jack Allen's Kitchen, 7720 Hwy. 71 W., 512/852-8558. www.jackallenskitchen.com

AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL FILM & FOOD PARTY Local auteur Robert Rodriguez will host the 10th Annual Film & Food Party to kick off this year's Austin Film Festival. Rub shoulders with filmmakers and screenwriters here for the festival while noshing on signature dishes from top Austin restaurants, swilling cocktails from Twin Liquors, and bidding in both live and silent auctions, all to benefit the AFF Young Filmmakers Program. Reserve online or by phone. Wed., Oct. 17, 7pm. (2012) The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos, 478-4795. $100; $90 in advance; $75 for members and badge holders. www.austinfilmfestival.com

WIZDOM WEDNESDAY Author and relationship expert Dr. Pat Love will be on hand to speak and answer questions about effective relationship communication during a special three-course meal prepared by Dr. "Foo" Swasdee. Reserve by phone or email. Wed., Oct. 17, 6:30-8:30pm. (2012) Satay, 3202 W. Anderson #205, 512/467-6731. $30 plus tax and tip. contactsatay@satayusa.com, www.satayusa.com

GEORGETOWN DINNER THEATRE INAUGURAL SEASON OPENS Georgetown Dinner Theater offers an interactive dining and entertainment experience with a buffet prepared by chef Alan Grimsley followed by a production of Steel Magnolias directed by Olin Meadows. Show runs Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Oct. 18-27, 7pm Lockett Buliding Banquet Room, 119 W. Seventh, Georgetown, 512/468-0610. $30. unnnamedtheatreproject@gmail.com, www.brownpapertickets.com

TEXAS ORGANIC FARMERS & GARDENERS ASSOCIATION FALL FUNDRAISER Enjoy locally sourced appetizers prepared by chef Sonya Coté and drinks from Pam Pritchard, in addition to a silent auction on the grounds of the historic farm. Thu., Oct. 18, 6:30pm. (2012) Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650. $45. www.tofga.org

Ongoing

SFC EAST FARMERS' MARKET Tuesdays, 3pm-7pm Corner of MLK & Miriam. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe, 512/974-6700. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

BARTON CREEK FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

MUELLER FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Mueller Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd. www.texasfarmersmarket.org

HOPE FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm Plaza Saltillo, 401 Comal, 512/727-8363. www.hopefarmersmarket.org

CEDAR PARK FARMERS MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/257-8500. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/cedar-park

LONE STAR FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Shops at the Galleria, Shops Parkway, off Highway 71, Bee Cave. www.lonestarfarmersmarket.com

BLUEBONNET FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm 2323 S. Lamar. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

DRINK LOCAL HAPPY HOUR Local brews for cheap. What better way to prepare for hump day? Tuesdays, 5-7pm Contigo, 2027 Anchor, 512/614-2260. $2 pints. www.contigoaustin.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz accompanies this bimonthly brunch buffet held in the hotel's courtyard lounge. $3 mimosas. Second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 10am-2pm Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com

TOKYO HAPPY HOUR BRUNCH Check out the new Tokyo Brunch menu on weekends where made-from-scratch Japanese dishes are paired with sake cocktails. Enjoy happy hour prices from 10-11:30am at brunch during an introductory period. Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen, 1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081. www.luckyrobotrestaurant.com

BOGGY CREEK FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8am-1pm Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650. www.boggycreekfarm.com

SPRINGDALE FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9am-1pm Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899. www.springdalefarmaustin.com

LONGHORN BREAKFAST CLUB Bloody Mary bar and brunch menu every home game day. Complimentary party bus to tailgates. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 & 27 J Black's, 710-B W. Sixth, 512/433-6954. www.jblacks.com

TAILGATE ON THE LAWN Three hours prior to UT football kickoff time, Hotel Ella serves up food, brews, and cocktails, plus shuttle service to and from the stadium. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande, 512/495-1800. $50. www.hotelella.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz, $3 mimosas, and a brunch buffet. Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Nov. 22 Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. $24. www.sanjosehotel.com