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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

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 at 2Dine4 Catering, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $56. www.2dine4.com

ASIAN AMERICAN RESOURCE CENTER FOOD FESTIVAL Rice: A Celebration of Asian American Culinary Pursuits is an Asian-American food festival with a food truck battle, informational vendor booths, and a panel discussion with some local Asian food notables. Sat., May 17, 10am-4pm. (2014) Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron. Free.

BEAT THE HEAT BBQ CHALLENGE This day of family fun offers barbecue, live music, and a silent auction to benefit APD's Police Explorer Program. Sat., May 17, 11am-9pm. (2014) Fiesta Gardens, 2100 Jesse E. Segovia St., 512/974-4975. $10. www.austinpoliceexplorers.com

CRAWFISH & CROQUET BENEFIT PARTY Party in the park with all-you-can-eat boiled crawfish and fixins, plenty of games, a pool, and a bouncy house, all to benefit Mobile Loaves & Fishes. Sat., May 17, 2:30-7:30pm. (2014) Commons Ford Ranch Park, 614 Commons Ford Rd., 512/614-0057. $25. www.outlawrealty.com

SUGAR ART DEMONSTRATION This class offers all manner of important sugar art techniques and supplies are included in the price. Sat., May 17, 10am-noon. (2014) Make It Sweet, 9070 Research #203, 512/371-3401. $45. www.allinonebakeshop.com

'BUGS & BREWS' BENEFIT They're offering boiled crawfish and happy-hour drink prices, and a percentage of the proceeds benefit Young Texans Against Cancer. Sun., May 18, noon-4pm. (2014) Star Bar, 600 W. Sixth, 512/477-8550. $20 ($10, advance).

ADULT FARM CAMP Sun., May 18, 9:30am-12:30pm. (2014) Green Gate Farms, 8310 Canoga, 512/949-9830. $150. newfarminstitute.org/shop/adultfarmcamp/

ROSÉ BRUNCH Throughout our scorching summer, enjoy a refreshing $12 bottle of Rosé wine with brunch items and desserts at LaV. Sun., May 18 - Sat., Aug. 16, 11am-2:30pm. (2014) laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

TEXAS 35-10 TOUR A team of top bartenders from Austin and San Antonio collaborate on drinks here for one night only. Sun., May 18, 6-11pm. (2014) Drink.Well, 207 E. 53rd, 512/614-6683. www.drinkwellaustin.com

UNDER THE SEA CAKE Receive step-by-step instruction on how to make this popular cake. Sun., May 18, 10am-5pm. (2014) Make It Sweet, 9070 Research #203, 512/371-3401. $160. www.makeitsweet.com

W AUSTIN’S BUBBLEQ Relax on the hotel's Wet Deck with barbecue, bubbles, desserts, and DJ music to kick off the summer. Sun., May 18, 2-5pm. (2014) W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3600. $49. www.whotelaustin.com/bubbleq

RED RIBBON DINNER Mon., May 19, 6:30pm. (2014) Fino Restaurant Patio & Bar, 2905 San Gabriel, 512/474-2905. $125. www.finoaustin.com

TEXAS 35-10 TOUR The collaborative bartender tour continues here for one night only. Mon., May 19, 5-8pm. (2014) Peche, 208 W. Fourth, 512/494-4011. www.pecheaustin.com

A TASTE OF ITALY AT GUSTO Enjoy a multicourse, al fresco Italian meal paired with wines from the Veneto region, hosted on the patio by the Wine and Food Foundation of Texas. Wed., May 21, 7pm. (2014) Gusto Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar, 4800 Burnet Rd., 512/458-1100. $85. www.gustoitaliankitchen.com

DINNER WITH STEVEN RAICHLEN Award-winning chef and cookbook author Steven Raichlen prepares recipes from his new book, Man Made Meals. Ticket required. Wed., May 21, 6:30pm. (2014) Jasper's Gourmet Backyard Cuisine, 11506 Century Oaks Terrace #128, 512/834-4111. www.jaspers-restaurant.com/austin

DISHCRAWL Austin's local DishCrawl Ambassador leads a progressive dinner through three popular restaurants in the Capitol area. Wed., May 21, 7pm. (2014) Downtown Austin. $45. www.dishcrawl.com

PICKLING & FERMENTING SLOW FOOD SESSION Author Kate Payne shares tips on pickling and fermenting summer's bounty and then signs copies of her new book The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen. Class is free; books available to buy. Wed., May 21, 6-8pm. (2014) Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899. www.springdalefarmaustin.com

DINNER & A SHOW WITH DELANEY GIBSON Enjoy a three-course seasonal menu complemented by Italian wine and craft cocktails, followed by a show by Delaney Gibson. Thu., May 22, 6:30-10pm. (2014) Winflo Osteria, 1315 W. Sixth, 512/582-1027. $20. www.winfloosteria.com

WINE AND DINE DINNER Speaker Mike Patton will explain the wines he's chosen to complement the five-course dinner by chef Kirk Doyle. Thu., May 22, 6:30pm. (2014) Cover 3, 2700 W. Anderson #202, 512/374-1121. $75. www.cover-3.com

SULLIVAN'S ADULT PROM Relive your glory days with the $39 Sure Thing prix fixe dinner and then dance to DJs playing prom classics from the decades with special $7 cocktails and spiked punch. Fri., May 23, 8pm. (2014) Sullivan's Steakhouse, 300 Colorado #200, 512/201-8174. Free. meghan@cultivatepr.com, www.sullivansteakhouse.com

SUPPER FRIENDS: START OF SUMMER Chef Jason Carroll prepares a meal to celebrate the bounty of the early summer harvest. Reserve by phone. Fri., May 23, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House at 2Dine4 Catering, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $60. www.2dine4.com

TAPAS & TEQUILA Austin's best restaurants will present signature tapas to pair with tastings of the best tequilas in the world to the sounds of DJ music, all to benefit the Dell's Children Medical Center. Fri., May 23, 5-9pm. (2014) Brazos Hall, 204 E. Fourth, 512/327-9595. $35. www.mix947.com/pages/18880643.php


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

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

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

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

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

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 Mar bar and brunch menu every home game day. Complimentary party bus to tailgates. Aug. 30, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Oct. 18, Nov. 8, Nov. 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. Aug. 30, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Oct. 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