Aug. 29-Sept. 3
TRAILER FOOD TUESDAYS Last Tuesdays through October The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/457-5664. www.thelongcenter.org/event/trailer-food-tuesdays
CHARITY WRISTBAND PROGRAM RETURNS The nonprofit partner this month is East Austin Children's Promise: for a minimum donation of $1 to the charity wristband program, get 10% discounts on any prepared beverage until Aug. 31. All local Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf locations.
CHUY'S 25TH ANNUAL GREEN CHILE FESTIVAL Chuy's once again presents Austin's original festival celebrating green chiles imported from Hatch, New Mexico. Enjoy special menu items, custom cocktails, prizes, souvenirs, and a social media photo contest to dine free at Chuy's for a year. All local Chuy's locations.
THE ANNUAL GRAPE STOMP Enjoy tours, tastings, food and craft vendors, and live music all day. You can also stomp some grapes and leave footprints on a souvenir T-shirt. Sat., Aug. 24 & 31, 10am-6pm; Sun., Aug. 25 & Sept. 1, noon-5pm Becker Vineyards, 464 Becker Farms Rd., Stonewall, 800/946-9463. www.beckervineyards.com
PESCATARIANO DINNER Supper Friends hosts a multicourse Italian fisherman's dinner. Reserve online and BYOB. Fri., Aug. 30, 7pm. (2013) Swoop House at 2Dine4 Catering, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $75, all-inclusive. www.2dine4.com
WHITE HOT SUMMER NIGHT Don your coolest white attire and say goodbye to summer with specially priced white on white dishes, white wines by the glass, and white cocktails at happy hour prices. Fri., Aug. 30, 6pm. (2013) Sullivan's Steakhouse, 300 Colorado #200, 512/495-6504. www.sullivansteakhouse.com
NORTH BY NORTHWEST ANNIVERSARY PARTY Celebrate with nine specialty beers plus a cask of NXNW Anniversary Ale, a giant birthday cake, live music, and family-friendly fun. Donate $2 to Pints for Prostates at the door. Sun., Sept. 1, 5:30pm. (2013) North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery, 10010 Capital of TX Hwy. N., 512/467-6969. www.nxnwbrew.com
LABOR DAY BRUNCH Austin workers: Enjoy a special Labor Day brunch at your favorite Opal Divine's location on your day off. Mon., Sept. 2, 11am-3pm. (2013) All three Opal Divine's locations (Penn Field, Marina, Davenport). www.opaldivines.com
TEXAS SPIRITS DINNER Enjoy a six-course dinner prepared by Chef Jack Gilmore paired with cocktails by mixologist David Toby based on spirits created by Texas distilling pioneers. Reserve by phone; all-inclusive. Tue., Sept. 3, 6:30pm. (2013) Jack Allen's Kitchen, 7720 Hwy. 71 W., 512/852-8558. $75. www.jackallenskitchen.com
WINE ME DINE ME DINNER SERIES Hutch Hill of New Vintage will be the featured wine speaker, presenting wines from Silver Stag and Sparrow Hawk wineries in Napa Valley. Reserve by phone. Tue., Sept. 3, 6:30pm. (2013) Cafe Josie, 1200 W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. $75, all-inclusive. www.cafejosie.com
Z'TEJAS HATCH CHILE BASH Every September, Z'Tejas celebrates the arrival of Hatch chiles with special appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts. One dollar from each special dish will be donated to the Children's Blood & Cancer Survivorship Center this year. Z'Tejas Grill outlets at West Sixth, Arboretum, and Avery Ranch. www.ztejas.com
JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz accompanies this bimonthly brunch buffet held in the hotel's courtyard lounge. $3 mimosas. Sat., March 1 - Sat., May 24, 10am-2pm, 10am-2pm, 10am-2pm, 10am-2pm, 10am-2pm, 10am-2pm. Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/444-7322. www.sanjosehotel.com