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Sept. 21-26

TRAILER FOOD TUESDAYS Last Tuesdays through October The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/457-5664. www.thelongcenter.org/event/trailer-food-tuesdays

FORMULA ONE WATCH PARTIES Liberty Tavern joins forces with ESPN to present Formula One watch parties on Sunday afternoons throughout the fall. Races from around the world will be played on tape delay on the 11 large hi-def screens in the bar. Beers from the host country will be highlighted with reduced prices on all beers and 50% off bar menu items. Personalities from ESPN's Speed City and The Horn will be on hand for most viewing parties. Sundays, noon-5pm, through Nov. 24. Liberty Tavern, 500 E. Fourth, 512/493-4901. www.libertytaverntx.com

PURE GUIDED JUICE CLEANSE This three-day guided juice cleanse provides knowledge, recipes, and instruction. Sessions twice daily through the weekend. Register online. Fri.-Sun., Sept. 20-22 Faraday's Kitchen Store, 12918 Shops Parkway #540, 512/266-5666. www.newearthcenter.com

BANGER'S OKTOBERFEST Beer, brats, and various competitions take place over the next 12 days. Sept. 21-Oct. 6 (excluding Sept. 24, 25, 30, & Oct. 1) Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey, 512/386-1656. www.bangersaustin.com

BETTER BITES BAKERY GRAND OPENING Take a gander and a taste of this new, gluten-free bakery in town. Sat., Sept. 21, 1-4pm. (2013) Better Bites Bakery, 11190 Circle Dr. #350, 512/350-2271. $10. www.betterbitesbakery.com

END OF SUMMER SOUR-BRATION Taste a sampling of aged sours, sour beer cocktails, and sour food pairings while the Sour Notes provide a special musical performance. Sat., Sept. 21, 2-4pm. (2013) Black Star Co-op Pub and Brewery, 7020 Easy Wind #100, 512/452-2337. www.blackstar.coop

FARM & FOOD SUMMIT The Pitres host a kick-off party for the weekend's FARFA conference with light appetizers from Royal Fig Catering and a panel discussion about food access in Central Texas. Sat., Sept. 21, 4-7pm. (2013) Tecolote Farms, 16301 Decker Lake Rd., Manor, 512/276-7008. www.localharvest.org/farms/M406

FARM & FOOD LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE The Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) hosts its seventh annual conference on government policies and regulations impacting local food and small-scale, sustainable agriculture. Complete details and registration online. Sun., Sept. 22 - Mon., Sept. 23, 9am-6pm, 8:30am-6pm. (2013) Bastrop Convention & Exhibit Center, 1408 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, 512/332-8981. www.farmandranchfreedom.org

STYLE WEEK SOUTHERN BRUNCH WITH MUSIC & SHOPPING Enjoy cocktails, music, and shopping during a Southern-comfort brunch prepared by chef Sonya Cote (of Eden East) to benefit the Hospice Austin Fund. Sun., Sept. 22, 11:30am-1:30pm. (2013) Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899. www.springdalefarmaustin.com

SEASONAL FOOD SOURCE EDUCTIONAL SUPPER CLUB Enjoy an educational culinary evening with chef Marko Ellinger as he prepares courses and shares instruction with guests. Reserve by phone. Tue., Sept. 24, 6:30pm. (2013) The Retreat on Bouldin Creek, 1106 S. First, 512/797-4678. $45

COVER 2 & 3 PARTNERSHIPS FOR CHILDREN GOLF TOURNAMENT Have a great day playing golf for a good cause and shopping at live and silent auctions, all to benefit Partnerships for Children. Get a jump-start by taking part in the Player Happy Hour at Cover 3 (2700 Anderson Ln.), Wed., Sept. 25, 6-8pm. Thu., Sept. 26, 11:30am. (2013) Avery Ranch Golf Club, 10500 Avery Club Drive, 512/248-2442.

OKTOBERFEST AT TRACE Enjoy Go Local beer flights paired with charcuterie platters from chef Larry Kocurek at lunch, brunch, or dinner. Thu., Sept. 26 - Sun., Oct. 6, (2013) Trace at the W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3660. www.traceaustin.com

WINE & TAPAS ANNIVERSARY DINNER The winemaker from Rubissow Winery in Napa will be on hand for a multicourse dinner prepared by chef Dominique Labeaud. Reserve by phone. Thu., Sept. 26, 7pm. (2013) Eleven Plates & Wine, 3801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy, Ste. C-200, 512/328-0110. $95. www.elevenplates.com

A NIGHT UNDER THE BIG TOP & SIDEDISH SIDESHOW AFTERPARTY Bread & Circus Supper Club celebrates its second anniversary with a five-course dinner and cocktails paired with spectacular circus sideshow delights, plus an afterparty with door prizes. Dinner, 7-10pm; afterparty, 10pm-2am. Dinner ticket includes admission to afterparty; separate tickets ($8) can be purchased for afterparty-only. The dinner is SOLD OUT. Tickets still remain for the afterparty. Fri., Sept. 27, 7pm-2am. (2013) The Palm Door, 401 Sabine, 512/391-1994. $65-90. www.breadandcircus.ticketbud.com/circus-circus

COOKING & GROWING STAGE AT THE RENEWABLE ENERGY ROUNDUP Expect informational presentations on DIY everything, including home cheese-making, beekeeping, canning, gluten-free baking, and aquaponics. Full schedule and tickets online. Fri. Sept. 27, noon-6pm; Sat., Sept. 28, 9am-6pm; Sun., Sept. 29, 9am-3pm Downtown Marktplatz, 100 W. Main St., Fredericksburg. $25, weekend pass; $10-12, daily passes. www.theroundup.org

WHISKEY WEEKEND 2013 Enjoy two nights of bourbon and whiskey tastings, mixology classes, contests, guest speakers from distilleries, DJ and live music. Fri., Sept. 27 - Sat., Sept. 28, (2013) TenOak, 409 Colorado, 512/472-2822. $15 for one day, or $25 for both. www.whiskeyweekend.eventbrite.com

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

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

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

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

HOLIDAY FAVORITES AT CENTRAL MARKET’S COOKING SCHOOL An array of holiday-themed cooking classes. Sun., Nov. 2, (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. centralmarket.turnstilesystems.com/LocationDetail.aspx/AustinNorthLamar

COMMUNITY TABLE AT UCHI Enter a lottery to attend a community table at Uchi. Tue., Nov. 25, (2014) Uchi, 801 S. Lamar, 512/916-4808. austin@uchirestaurants.com, uchiaustin.com

12 DAYS OF DESSERTS Each dinner features desserts themed for a day in the classic song. Through Dec. 24 LaV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

HOTEL SAN JOSE'S BAVARIAN NIGHTS Tue., Dec. 16, (2014) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com