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Jan. 16-22

HAPPY HOUR FIT FOR A CRAWLEY Enjoy season 4 of Downton Abbey in a 19th-century Austin mansion. Slip into your slinkiest flapper dress and make sure his lordship wears a tux to earn a free drink at weekly happy hour and viewing parties at the Hotel Ella. Sundays through Feb. 9, 6-9pm Goodall's Kitchen & Bar, 1900 Rio Grande St., at the Hotel Ella, 512/495-1800. www.goodallskitchen.com

PEACE THROUGH PIE CELEBRATION This pie social will include music, a student essay presentation, a pie raffle, and a pie-baking contest in addition to a pie-making demo. Bakers are invited to bring one pie to share and another for the pie contest or raffle two hours before the party starts. Sat., Jan. 18, 5-7pm. (2014) Faith4Life Church, 1000 McNeil Rd., Round Rock. Free.

WOMEN & FOOD SYMPOSIUM Journalists, entrepreneurs, academics, and food activists come together to discuss making a living with food. The public is welcome but seating is limited, so RSVP to reserve a seat. Sat., Jan. 18, 10am-2pm. (2014) University of Texas Department of Human Ecology. www.utfoodlab.com/women-food-symposium

YOUNG CHEF COMPETITION The Austin Chapter of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs hosts this competitive cooking competitions where contestants (under the age of 27) are given ingredients and tasked with making a three-course meal in four hours. A panel of judges will decide who moves on to the regional competition. Sat., Jan. 18, 10:30am. (2014) Le Cordon Bleu, 3110 Esperanza Crossing #100, 866/337-9293. www.chefs.edu/austin

FAMILY MEAL BENEFIT Talented and generous chefs from some of Austin's finest restaurants join forces with Austin Food for Life to present a fundraising dinner to benefit longtime Uchiko server Leah Ortiz and her boyfriend, who were uninsured when they had a serious motorcycle crash in 2013. Sun., Jan. 19, 7pm. (2014) Swift's Attic, 315 Congress, 512/482-8842. www.austinfoodforlife.org/events

SUNDAY NIGHT SUPPER AT FLEMING'S Both Austin Fleming's outlets will offer a special three-course prime rib dinner on Sunday nights through Feb. 2. Sun., Jan. 19 - Sun., Feb. 2, 5-10pm. (2014) Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine, 320 E. Second, 512/457-1500. $29.95. www.flemingssteakhouse.com

DOG-THEMED GROUP ART OPENING Enjoy house-made vegan cheese plates and wine specials while appreciating a dog-themed art show. Ten percent of proceed sales go to benefit Kate to the Rescue! animal rescue and rehab center. Wed., Jan. 22, 6-9pm. (2014) Counter Culture, 2337 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/524-1540. www.countercultureaustin.com

GRAPEFRUIT SAMPLER - SAVORY & SWEET Instructor Giovanni Bridgeford shares recipes for salads, appetizers, entrees, and desserts all made with seasonal grapefruits. Wed., Jan. 22, 6:30-9pm. (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. $45. www.centralmarket.com

TASTE OF USSR - GEORGIA Soup Harcho, Sacivi (Georgian chicken with sauce) served with a glass of Georgian wine, and Pelamushi for dessert. Wed., Jan. 22, 4-10pm. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. $25. www.russianhouseofaustin.com

Ongoing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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