Event Menu: May 29–31

Sarah's Party and Ararat's Mid-East Fusion light up the weekend with fundraising and fire dancing

Central Texas farmers, chefs, and artisan food and beverage producers invite you to enjoy an outpouring of early summer bounty to benefit their friend and Hairston Creek Farm co-owner Sarah Rowland tonight at the Barr Mansion (10463 Sprinkle Rd., 926-6907). The fabulous tasting event will include dishes created by chefs from Wink, Asti, Fino, 34th Street Cafe, Blue Star Cafeteria, Cissi's Market, Tèo Espresso, Mars, Aquarelle, Thai Fresh, Leaning Pear Cafe, Rather Sweet Bakery, Miles of Chocolate, Fête Accompli Catering, TRIO at the Four Seasons, and the Lake Austin Spa Resort, many of them made with produce donated by area farmers. Look for beverages from Barefoot Botanicals, Maine Root, Treaty Oak Rum, Katz Coffee, Saint Arnold Brewing Co., Live Oak Brewing Co., Richard's Rainwater, and Nile Valley Herbs. The evening will be enhanced by live local music, and guests will have the opportunity to bid on silent-auction items such as dinner packages, gift certificates, and cookbooks. Donations begin at $20. More info at www.austinfarm.org/rowland. Thursday, May 29, 7pm.

Those wacky party girls from Ararat are hosting an evening of Mid-East Fusion at Hot Mama's Espresso Bar (2401 E. Sixth, 476-MAMA) this weekend. Festivities will include an artist's bazaar with henna tattoos, Indian jewels, intuitive readings, Turkish Ebru art, face painting, music from Eclectic Electric World Beats with a belly-dance show, a hookah lounge, and a community drum and hula-hoop circle. Arawraps and Hot Mama's beverages will be served. $10 adults, sliding scale for kids. Saturday, May 31, 7-11pm.

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for over 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

More Event Menu
Event Menu
Event Menu
Dec. 2-8

Virginia B. Wood, Dec. 3, 2010

Event Menu
Event Menu
Oct. 22-28

Virginia B. Wood, Oct. 23, 2009


Sarah RowlandAraratHot Mama's Espresso Bar, Hairston Creek Farm, Sarah Rowland, Sarah's Party, Ararat, Hot Mama's Espresso Bar

One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Behind the scenes at The Austin Chronicle

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle