Event Menu

July 8-14

• Celebrate 10 years of success with the owners and staff of Asti (408-C E. 43rd, 451-1218) during its annual three-day LobsterFest. Enjoy a three-course dinner for two for $75 or à la carte lobster entrees for $35. Make necessary reservations at www.astiaustin.com. Thursday-Saturday, July 8-10, 5-10pm.

Dripping Springs Vodka sponsors an art show featuring the works of more than 20 area artists inspired by visionary artist Nikola Tesla at the Pump Project Satellite (1109 Shady). Proceeds will benefit Easter Seals. See complete details at www.savageartist.com. Saturday, July 10, 2-11pm.

Yum Yum Frozen Yogurt (1601 Barton Springs Rd., 782-8492, www.yumyumfrozenyogurt.com) is hosting a summer bash with free frozen yogurt (2-4pm), live music, chair massages, and a raffle. Saturday, July 10, 1-4pm.

• Chef Bob Hauser presents another in his monthly series of cooking classes at Cannoli Joe's (4715 Hwy. 290 W., 892-4444). $35 per person; make necessary reservations at www.cannolijoes.com. Wednesday, July 14, 6:30-8pm.

• Austin's French restaurants will observe Bastille Day with various celebrations, and we're all invited. Chez Nous (510 Neches, 473-2413, www.cheznousaustin.com) will be serving a special à la carte menu for the holiday during regular dinner hours, 6-10:30pm. At Aquarelle (606 Rio Grande, 479-8117, www.aquarellerestaurant.com), enjoy a Rosé festival complemented with live music and picnic fare ($6 dishes and glasses of wine) in the backyard, at the wine bar, and on the patio from 7 to 10pm. Out at the Artisan Bistro (900 RR 620 S., 263-8728, www.artisanbistroaustin.com), festivities will include wine, food, French music and dancing, and pétanque, from 5 to 9pm, Wednesday, July 14. See website for more details.

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