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July 6-12

The owners of Faraday's Kitchen Store (1501 RR 620 N. Ste. A, 266-5666) are throwing a Foodie-Palooza to celebrate two successful years in business this weekend. They'll be offering cooking and product demonstrations, door prize drawings, and great sale prices on selected merchandise. Check out the schedule at www.faradayskitchenstore.com. Friday and Saturday, July 6-7, 10am-6pm.

The Way Out Wineries are hosting a progressive Picnic Road Trip beginning this weekend: $65 per couple or single gets you a custom picnic backpack with service for four. Visit all eight wineries to complete the set: Find plates at one winery, glasses at another, tablecloths, napkins, and a cheese board elsewhere. Enjoy wine tastings paired with distinctive Texas cheeses at each stop. For a list of wineries and a map, go to www.wayoutwineries.org. Purchase tickets by calling 325/356-9100. Tickets purchased now are good through Labor Day. Friday, July 6, noon-6pm; Saturday, July 7, 10am-6pm; Sunday, July 8, noon-5pm.

Rob and Amy Cartwright of Independence Brewing (3913 Todd Ln. #607; www.independencebrewing.com) invite Austinites to demonstrate their love for Barton Springs at the second annual Freestyle for Barton Springs Jump Contest. The winning jump will be featured on a special edition label on Independence Freestyle Wheat Beer, and the $25 entry fee will benefit the Austin Parks Foundation. Saturday, July 7; registration at Barton Springs, 7-8:15am. The contest starts at 8:30am; afterparty at the brewery starts at noon.

North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery (10010 Capital of TX Hwy. N., 467-6969) hosts a Brewer's Dinner wherein chef George Powell and brewer Ty Phelps will explore the relationship between food and beer. Each of the five courses will be complemented by a different beer; $59, reservations required. Wednesday, July 11, 7pm. See p.42 for a new review of NXNW.

The Belmont (305 W. Sixth, 457-0300) has announced the schedule for their UnWine Wednesdays this month: July 11, Down Under; July 18, South of San Francisco; and July 25, Sonoma Whites. Wednesdays, 6-8pm.

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