Oct. 29-Nov. 5
• Enjoy a spook-tacular Halloween weekend at the Messina Hof Winery & Resort (4545 Old Reliance Rd. in Bryan, www.messinahof.com): trick-or-treat tours, a terrifying trivia contest, and a wine masters' Halloween dinner. Details and reservations at 979/778-9463 x223. Friday-Sunday, Oct. 29-31.
• The Moveable Feast supper club hosts a Supper Under the Pecan Trees at Springdale Farm (755 Springdale Rd.). $45, BYOB. For necessary reservations e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Saturday, Oct. 30, 6:30pm.
• The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival's new Chefs Wine & Dine dinner series offers small, private VIP dinners with chef Tyson Cole at Uchiko (Nov. 2), chef Shawn Cirkiel at parkside (Nov. 16), and chef Josh Watkins at the Carillon (Dec. 2). $125 per person for champagne receptions followed by multicourse meals with wine pairings. Make necessary reservations at 249-6300 or www.texaswineandfood.org. Tuesdays, Nov. 2 & 16, and Thursday, Dec. 2.
• 24 Diner (600 Lamar, 472-5400) partners Billy Caruso and chef Andrew Curren host a five-course dinner paired with craft brews from Brooklyn Brewery plus the local debut of Brooklyn Blast Pale Ale. $55 per person; make necessary reservations at www.24diner.com. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 6:30pm.
• Max's Underground (207 San Jacinto, 904-0111, www.maxswinedive.com) hosts a meet and greet for the man behind the Riedel stemware brand; $100 per person includes stemware. Make reservations online or e-mail email@example.com for information. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 6:30pm.
• Enjoy Vive le Vin, the annual food and wine event to benefit Ballet Austin at the Mercury Hall (615 Cardinal, 236-1226) with catering by Big Night, wines from select Hill Country wineries, live music, and live auction packages. $75 per person. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 7-9:30pm.
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