Oct. 30-Nov. 6
• The Driskill Hotel (Sixth & Brazos, 391-7121 x7121) hosts a reservations-only Grand Witches Brew Tea Party with appropriately named Halloween sweets and tea sandwiches served to costumed adults ($25) and children ($12.50) in the lobby. Friday, Oct. 31, 3-5pm.
• Chef Dennis Fenn of Uncle Billy's Brew & Que (1530 Barton Springs Rd., 476-0100) will create a multicourse Brewers Dinner to complement the award-winning beers of Great American Beer Festival silver medalist Brian Peters. $100 per person, reservations required. Sunday, Nov. 2, 7pm.
• The Austin Jewish Book Fair (www.shalomaustin.org/bookfair) takes place this week at the Dell Jewish Community Center (7300 Hart, 735-8000). The annual Book Lover's Luncheon offers the opportunity to enjoy a kosher meal with three of the event's featured authors – Stephanie Klein, author of Moose: A Memoir of Fat Camp, and Tracey Fine and Georgie Tarn, authors of The Jewish Princess Cookbook: Having Your Cake & Eating It .... Ticket deadline for this always-popular event is Monday, Nov. 3. General admission tickets are $28; $25 for students, seniors, and JCAA members. Thursday Nov. 6, 11am.
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