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June 5-10

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

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

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

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

FIRST SATURDAY WINE DINNER Enjoy a multicourse dinner paired with new and past vintages from the winery. Sat., June 7, 7-10pm. (2014) Flat Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery, 24912 Singleton Bend East, Marble Falls, 512/267-6310. $70-75. www.flatcreekestate.com

SLOW FOOD AUSTIN SLOW SESSION WITH LITTLE HERDS Robert Nathan Allen speaks about entomophagy and the event offers assorted samples, recipes, and ingredients for adding bugs to your protein menu. Registration required. Sat., June 7, 6:30-8:30pm. (2014) Art.Science.Gallery., In the Canopy compound, 916 Springdale #102. Free. www.artsciencegallery.com

SUPPER FRIENDS: FOWL PLAY DINNER Chef Jason Carroll has a ducky multicourse dinner planned for this evening, with wine pairings chosen by Greg Randle. Reserve by phone. Sat., June 7, 7pm. (2014) Swoop House at 2Dine4 Catering, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $60. www.2dine4.com

FESTIVO TRAVISSO ITALIAN CELEBRATION The public is invited to the grand opening party of this new master planned community with an Italian-themed graffiti wall by Austin's Kerry Awn, the chance to view Italian sports cars, and custom cupcakes from the Cupcake Bar. Sun., June 8, 1-5pm. (2014) Travisso, 18088 FM 1431 W., Leander.

GAY GOSPEL BRUNCH Experience a brand-new daytime drag show and gospel brunch with tunes by DJ GirlFriend and a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar. Sun., June 8, noon-4pm. (2014) Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River. www.facebook.com/events/699794896760939

WINEMAKER DINNER WITH BATASIOLO Enjoy a multicourse dinner paired with wines from the Batasiolo Winery of Piedmont, Italy, plus an interactive discussion with winemaker Stefano Poggi and sommelier Paul Ozbirn. Reserve via email or phone. Tue., June 10, 7-10pm. (2014) Olive & June, 3411 Glenview, 512/467-9898. $85. brooke@parksideprojects.com, www.oliveandjune-austin.com

CENTRAL MARKET BEER FESTIVAL Enjoy daily demos and tastings in both stores and special dinners in the cooking school. Wed., June 11 - Tue., June 24, 8am-10pm. (2014) Central Market North & South. www.centralmarket.com

DESCHUTES BREWERY: BUILD YOUR OWN DINNER In this hands-on class, Chef Jeff from the brewery's dining room will lead teams in preparing several dishes and pair each with a different Deschutes beer. Thu., June 12, 6:30-9pm. (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. $60. www.centralmarket.com

SUPPER FRIENDS: RUSTIC ITALIAN DINNER Chef Jason Carroll offers a rustic summer Italian meal with wine pairings. Fri., June 13, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House at 2Dine4 Catering, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. Sold out. www.2dine4.com

Ongoing

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

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

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

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

BLUEBONNET FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm 2323 S. Lamar. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.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

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