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May 10-14

PFARMERS MARKET Pfor all your pfoodie needs. Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, 3-7pm Heritage Park, 901 Old Austin Hutto Rd., Pflugerville, 512/990-6350. www.pflugervilletx.gov/pfarmersmarket

WOMEN BEHIND THE WHEELS: CELEBRATE FEMALE CHEESEMAKERS Meet some talented female cheesemakers at these classes. Tue. & Fri., May 6 & 9, 6:30-8:30pm Antonelli's Cheese Shop, 4220 Duval St., 512/531-9610. $36-40. www.antonellischeese.com

NATIONAL MOSCATO DAY TWITTER PARTY Join the party at 8pm by tagging @GalloFamily and #MoscatoDay via Twitter. Fri., May 9, 8pm. (2014) Gallo Family Vineyards. www.gallofamily.com

NORTHERN ITALY: A WORLD APART COOKING CLASS In keeping with Central Market's spring Passport Italy theme, Finn & Porter's chef Peter Maffei will create a northern Italian menu with wine pairings. Reserve by phone. Fri., May 9, 6:30-9pm. (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/493-4900. $60. www.centralmarket.com

BOOK RELEASE PARTY: 'CANNING, PICKLING, AND FREEZING WITH IRMA HARDING' Austin author Marilyn McCray will speak about canning and preserving and sign copies of her new book surrounded by the bounty of the farm. Sat., May 10, 8am-1pm. (2014) Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650. www.boggycreekfarm.com

JCVFD FISH FRY AND RAFFLE FUNDRAISER The fire department here needs all the support it can get, especially during wildfire season. Enjoy a catfish dinner, a raffle, live and silent auctions, and live music. Sat., May 10, 5-10pm. (2014) Blanco County Fairgrounds, Johnson City. Donations appreciated. www.jcvfd.org/Fundraiser.htm

MOM AND ME COOKING CLASS For kids ages 5-10 with chef Katy Parker. Reserve by phone. Sat., May 10, 10am, 12:30pm. (2014) Faraday's Kitchen Store, 12918 Shops Parkway #540, 512/266-5666. $50 (parent and child), $25 for additional child. www.faradayskitchenstore.com

MOTHER AND ME TEA Celebrate all moms at this lovely annual event that raises money for Saint Louise House with kids' activities, a raffle, and refreshments. Sat., May 10, 12:30-3pm. (2014) Green Pastures Restaurant, 811 W. Live Oak, 512/444-4747. $50 ($35, kids). www.greenpasturesrestaurant.com

MS150 FUNDRAISER: 'MOOD INDIGO' FEAST Support MS research by attending this movie screening and feast at the home of Alamo Drafthouse founders Tim and Karrie League. Sat., May 10, 7pm. (2014) The League House. $75.

RUGBY CRAWFISH BOIL Support rugby in Austin by having a great time at this crawfish boil, and plan to camp out overnight if you've had too much fun. Sat., May 10, noon-11pm. (2014) 6013 Loyola. $20. www.facebook.com/events/353154218151771

AUSTIN RESTAURANT WEEK Dine out and do good. Restaurants all over town will be offering special prix fixe meals for lunch, brunch, and dinner with a donation for each going to Meals on Wheels & More. Sun.-Wed., May 11-14 & 18-21 $12-37. www.restaurantweekaustin.com

BOOZE CROOZE AMAZING BREW TOUR ADVENTURE Enjoy a bus tour to Twisted X and Jester King with other beer lovers; quizzes and prizes on the bus. Sun., May 11, 12:45-5pm. (2014) Rainey Street. Paid parking at Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River. $50.

HONOR THY MOTHER TFB offers a full meal, special brunch menu complete with flowers on the tables and mimosas. Reserve by phone. Sun., May 11, 9am-3pm. (2014) Texas French Bread, 2900 Rio Grande, 512/499-0544. www.texasfrenchbread.com

MAX'S WINE DIVE CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS Chef Erica Beneke and her team are whipping up "5 at the Dive" food and wine specials to celebrate Max's fifth anniversary. Mon., May 12, 11-12mid. (2014) Max's Wine Dive, 207 San Jacinto, 512/904-0111. www.maxswinedive.com

ORGANIC GARDENERS MEETING Learn to keep your yard blades (mowers, shears, etc.) sharp. Mon., May 12, 7pm. (2014) Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd., 512/477-8672. Free. www.austinorganicgardeners.org

A TASTE OF PLACE: FRANCE Taste your way through the cheeses from various regions of France and learn their fascinating stories. Tue. & Thu., May 13 & 15, 6:30-8:30pm Antonelli's Cheese Shop, 4220 Duval St., 512/531-9610. $36. www.antonellischeese.com

SPRING LOCAL FOOD POTLUCK Bring a potluck dish based on local ingredients to share at this tribute to local farmers and graduates of our citizen gardener and permaculture guild. Tue., May 13, 6-8:30pm. (2014) Barr Mansion, 10463 Sprinkle, 512/236-1083 x105. Free. www.sustainablefoodcenter.org

WINE WARS The new Wine Wars tasting series takes place on the second Tuesday of May, June, and July with Max's wine experts holding themed, blind wine tastings. Tue., May 13 - Tue., July 8, 7pm, 4am. (2014) Max's Wine Dive, 207 San Jacinto, 512/904-0111. $30 ($25, advance), pricing excludes tax & gratuity. www.maxswinedive.com/austin-san-jacinto-blvd

WINEMAKER'S DINNER: A TASTE OF DRY CREEK VALLEY Enjoy a multicourse menu paired with wines from Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma to benefit the Austin Wine & Food Foundation. Tue., May 13, 7pm. (2014) Due Forni, 106 E. Sixth, Ste.106, 512/391-9300. $90 ($80, Wine & Food Foundation members). dueforni.com

GREAT AUSTIN FOOD RACE This three-hour competitive foodie treasure hunt through East Austin will benefit the Culinary Innovation Grant Program of the Austin Food & Wine Alliance. Teams must register their tax-deductible entry fee by Friday, May 9. Wed., May 14, 4pm. (2014) $500 per team. www.austinfoodwinealliance.org

CANNING 101: STRAWBERRY PRESERVES Make the most of this delectable summer crop by learning how to preserve whole berries and make syrup and jam. Thu., May 15, 4-7pm. (2014) Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899. $75. www.springdalefarmaustin.com

THE GRAPEVINE IN GRUENE WINE TASTING Sample wines from Duchman Winery and craft beers from Real Ale at this monthly event. Thu., May 15, 6-8pm. (2014) Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Rd., New Braunfels, 830/606-1281. www.gruenehall.com

SUPPER FRIENDS: LAND AND SEA Enjoy a multicourse meal of meat and seafood in a convivial atmosphere. Fri., May 16, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $56. www.2dine4.com

Ongoing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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