Sept. 30-Oct. 2
› Fredericksburg proudly salutes its German heritage with an Oktoberfest celebration on the Marktplatz. Enjoy food, beer, authentic German costumes, arts & crafts, plus plenty of music and dancing. Don't miss the Chicken Dance Around the Square at 9:45am on Saturday morning. www.oktoberfestinfbg.com. Friday-Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.
› The Sustainable Food Center's Farmers' Market at Sunset Valley moves to the Home Depot parking lot off Brodie Lane for one week only. Saturday, Oct. 1, 9am-1pm.
› Austin gastronome Kathryn Hutchison is organizing a multilocation charity bake sale to benefit the Central Texas Wildfire Fund. Bakers interested in donating to Austin Bakes for Bastrop can contact Hutchison at austin email@example.com. Find bake sale locations at www.austinbakes.wordpress.com. Saturday, Oct. 1, 10am-2pm.
› The Flying Saucer (815 W. 47th) hosts its annual BeerFeast under tents in Triangle Park with food trucks, live music, and 10 beer samples for $30. Saturday, Oct. 1.
› Concerned about the amount of genetically modified organisms making their way into our food supply? Speak out in favor of mandatory labeling at the Rally for Real Food on the south steps of the Texas Capitol building. Sunday, Oct. 2, noon-3pm.