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May 30-June 3

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

NOBLE SANDWICH CO. VEGETARIAN DINNER The chef/owners demonstrate their passion for vegetable cuisine with this five-course meal, paired with wine. RSVP online. Fri., May 30, 8pm. (2014) Noble Sandwich Co., 12233 RR 620 N. #105, 512/382-6248. www.noblesandwiches.com

SUPPER FRIENDS: PRIME TIME Chef Jason Carroll offers a classic steakhouse prime rib dinner, served family style. Fri., May 30, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $60. www.2dine4.com

ARGUS CIDERY’S TASTING ROOM REOPENING The tasting room reopens this weekend and will be open most Saturdays with a reservation policy. Email to make your reservation. Sat., May 31, 4-7pm. (2014) Argus Cidery, 12345 Pauls Valley Road, 512/288-0801. reservations@arguscidery.com, www.arguscidery.com

GOURMET PICNIC COOKING CLASS Chef Robert Mayberry will prepare a portable, seasonal, gourmet feast. Reserve by phone. Sat., May 31, 5-7pm. (2014) Faraday's Kitchen Store, 12918 Shops Parkway #540, 512/266-5666. $49. www.faradayskitchenstore.com

HEADS N TAILS CRAWFISH BOIL Sixpoint Brewery hosts a party with live music and crawfish with all the fixins' from Austin Crawfish Company. Sat., May 31, noon-4pm. (2014) Ray Benson's Rattle Inn, 610 Nueces, 512/373-8306. $10 early bird, $15 at door. www.facebook.com/events/546695008776589

MAIFEST This Bavarian Festival benefit for Foodways Texas offers tastings of limited edition German-style beers from local breweries as well as live music and dancing, plus German food for sale. Sat., May 31, 1-7pm. (2014) Saengerrunde Hall, 1607 San Jacinto, 512/478-1411. $25. www.facebook.com/events/1477768052441421

AUSTIN DAMES KITCHEN SALE Support the scholarship fund of Austin's Les Dames d'Escoffier chapter by shopping at this one-of-a kind sale of kitchenware, cookware, cookbooks, kitchen linens, flatware, glassware, bar and wine glassware, and accessories. Sun., June 1, 10am-2pm. (2014) Mueller Farmers Market, Browning Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd, 512/363-5700. www.texasfarmersmarket.org

AUSTIN EATS FOOD TOUR The company has added a historical tour that hits some of our city's most distinctive spots and includes photo opportunities, a barbecue lunch with cold local libations, sodas, and dessert. Sun., June 1, 8:45-11:15am. (2014) 1300 S. Congress. $49. www.austineatsfoodtours.com

BECKER WINES DINNER Enjoy a seasonal farm-to-table meal paired with award-winning wines from Becker Vineyards. Reservations necessary. Sun., June 1, 6:30pm. (2014) Greenhouse Craft Food, 1400 E. Old Settler's #110, Round Rock, 512/366-5567. $40. www.greenhousecraftfood.com

SWIFT'S ATTIC IS TURNING TWO! The restaurant kicks off a monthlong anniversary celebration with a party that is open to those who can show they follow Swift's on a social media platform upon arrival or via email. Sun., June 1, 8pm. (2014) Swift's Attic, 315 Congress, 512/482-8842. Free. rsvp@swiftsattic.com, www.swiftsattic.com

DRIVEN TO DINE Enjoy a three-course meal prepared by chef Shawn Cirkiel plus the opportunity to test drive a new Lincoln. Tue., June 3, 5-10pm. (2014) Olive & June, 3411 Glenview, 512/467-9898. Free. www.oliveandjune-austin.com

WINE ME DINE ME DINNER This dinner will focus on the wines of Sicily. Importer Jon Gerber returns as wine speaker and chef John Bates will be the guest chef preparing dessert. Reserve by phone. Tue., June 3, 6pm. (2014) Cafe Josie, 1200 W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. $90. www.cafejosie.com

GUEST CHEF DINNER Chef Jesse Houston of Saltine Oyster Bar in Jackson, Miss. will prepare a multicourse small plates menu paired with wines and Jester King beers. Thu., June 5, 7pm. (2014) Noble Sandwich Co., 4805 Burnet Rd., 512/666-5124.

SUMMER WINE AND BEACH PARTY WITH THE TOP OF THE HILL COUNTRY WINERIES Pick up a tasting glass at the first stop and then enjoy wine tastings and beach party-inspired dishes at each of the seven participating boutique wineries. June 6-8 Top of the Hill Country Wine Trail. $25-40. www.topofhillcountry.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

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

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, 412 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