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Sept. 27-30

Sunset Valley Farmers Market (Toney Burger Activity Center parking lot, www.svfm.org) celebrates its eighth annual Chile Pepper Fest this weekend. Craig Barton will be on hand with his roaster, roasting mild "Big Jim" Hatch chiles and spicy "Sandia" Hatch chiles, for sale by the pound. Farmers will have Texas-grown jalapeños, serranos, poblanos, and habaneros, plus salsas, spreads, jams, pickles, relishes, and baked goods featuring locally grown peppers. Saturday, Sept. 27, 9am-1pm.

Sixth Street Austin (www.6thstreetaustin.com), a nonprofit advocacy group formed by business owners in the Downtown entertainment district who are "dedicated to the preservation and enhancement" of the historic area, invites you to the Taste of Sixth Street benefit at parkside (301 E. Sixth) for a fabulous meal of appetizers and five courses paired with wine flights. Proceeds benefit the group's clean and safe initiatives. Other participating restaurants include Habana, Chez Nous, Iron Cactus, the Driskill Grill, and the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz. Tickets are $100 per person, available online at www.originalalamo.com. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7:30pm.

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