Food Events

Friday 17

FOOD FIGHT Les Dames d'Escoffier's annual online auction. Through Oct. 25. Mon., Oct. 13 - Sat., Oct. 25, (2014) www.ldeiaustin.org/food-fight

MASSIMO BOTTURA BOOK SIGNING Author signs copies of Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef. Fri., Oct. 17, noon. (2014) Whole Foods Market Culinary Center, 525 N. Lamar, 512/542-2340.

R3 PREVENTION SUMMIT Revive, refresh, and re-invent. Fri., Oct. 17 - Sat., Oct. 18, (2014) Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664. $95. www.preventionr3summit.com

Saturday 18

ALL-AMERICAN TAILGATE TOUR With Trace "the Rib Whisperer" Arnold . Sat., Oct. 18, 4pm. (2014) LBJ Library Lawn, 2313 Red River. www.history.com/shows/american-pickers/interactives/historys-all-american-tailgate-tour

CLASSIC NEW ORLEANS: DINNER AT ARNAUD’S With chef Henri Alciatore and wine pairings. Sat., Oct. 18, 6:30pm. (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. $70. www.centralmarket.com

EL JIMADOR SALUTES DAY OF THE DEAD Tequila tastings plus tamales from El Sol y La Luna. Sat., Oct. 18, 6-9pm. (2014) Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress, 512/480-9373. $10, free for members. www.mexic-artemuseum.org

FOOD FIGHT Les Dames d'Escoffier's annual online auction. Through Oct. 25. Mon., Oct. 13 - Sat., Oct. 25, (2014) www.ldeiaustin.org/food-fight

R3 PREVENTION SUMMIT Revive, refresh, and re-invent. Fri., Oct. 17 - Sat., Oct. 18, (2014) Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664. $95. www.preventionr3summit.com

RUSSIAN HOUSE 2ND YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY Complimentary champagne, live music, birthday cake, and drink specials. Sat., Oct. 18, 5pm-2am. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. Free. russianbistro@gmail.com, www.russianhouseofaustin.com

TAILGATE FIESTA Watch the game with a margarita. Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15 El Sapo Botanas y Burgers, 1900 Manor Rd., 512/366-5154. www.elsapoatx.com

WINERY PRODUCTION TOUR Sat., Oct. 18, 11am. (2014) Flat Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery, 24912 Singleton Bend E., Marble Falls, 512/267-6310. $17.50. www.flatcreekestate.com

WINES OF SOUTHERN ITALY WORKSHOP Sat., Oct. 18, 2pm. (2014) Flat Creek Estate Enoteca, 112 Hwy. 281, Marble Falls, 830/637-7123. $25. www.flatcreekestate.com

ZPIZZA TEXAS SAMPLING EVENT Sample some new pizzas. Sat., Oct. 18, 1pm. (2014) Zpizza, 3300 Bee Caves Road, Austin, TX 78746. Free. www.zpizza.com

Sunday 19

ADULT FARM CAMP Experience life on an organic farm. Sun., Oct. 19 - Sat., Nov. 15, 9:30am-12:30pm. (2014) Green Gate Farms, 8310 Canoga, 512/484-2746. $150. www.greengatefarms.net

AUTUMN BREW FESTIVAL Twisted X beer, sausage, pizza, and more. Sun., Oct. 19, 1-5pm. (2014) Trattoria Lisina, 13308 FM 150 W., Driftwood, 512/894-3111. $25 adults, $7 kids. www.trattorialisina.com

BUBBLES TO BORDEAUX A tour of French wine regions with regionally inspired dishes. Sun., Oct. 19, (2014) Ruth's Chris Steak House, 107 W. Sixth, 512/477-7884. $95. www.ruthschris-austin.com

FOOD FIGHT Les Dames d'Escoffier's annual online auction. Through Oct. 25. Mon., Oct. 13 - Sat., Oct. 25, (2014) www.ldeiaustin.org/food-fight

GETTIN' SAUCED FESTIVAL Man Up Texas BBQ’s fifth annual shindig. Sun., Oct. 19, 3-6pm. (2014) Shady Springs Party Barn, 9401 Sherman. Free to enter; barbecue wristband, $15-$40. www.gettinsauced.com

GRAPE JAM WINE AND MUSIC FEST Sun., Oct. 19, 4-8pm. (2014) Flat Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery, 24912 Singleton Bend E., Marble Falls, 512/267-6310. $5-$60. www.flatcreekestate.com

ITALIAN CHEESE & WINE PAIRING CLASS Join experts from the world of cheese and wine for this intimate class. Sun., Oct. 19, 5:30-8:30pm. (2014) Épicerie, 2307 Hancock, 512/371-6840. $40. www.epicerieaustin.com

JOHNSON'S BACKYARD GARDEN POTLUCK Great food, live music, and beautiful fall weather. Bring blankets, drinks, and a dish to share. (The butternut squash and sage risotto recipe on Johnson's site is gorgeous – hint, hint.) Sun., Oct. 19, 3:30-7pm. (2014) Johnson's Backyard Garden, 9515 Hergotz, 512/386-5273. $10 adults, kids free. www.jbgorganic.com

JOSEPHINE HOUSE GUEST CHEF DINNER "An Evening With Jeffrey's" – featuring original owners Ron and Peggy Weiss and former head chef David Garrido. Sun., Oct. 19, (2014) Josephine House, 1601 Waterston, 512/477-5584. $60, additional $35 for wine pairings. www.josephineofaustin.com

LEE AHLBRANDT BENEFIT Austin's food community comes together to help landscaper and former chef. Enjoy small bites, live music, and a silent auction. Sun., Oct. 19, 5-11pm. (2014) Ray Benson's Rattle Inn, 610 Nueces, 512/373-8306. $10. www.fb.com/events/1498186060438498/

MERIDIAN HIVE SLOW SESSION Slow Food Austin feels the need for mead. Sun., Oct. 19, (2014) Draught House Pub & Brewery, 4112 Medical Pkwy., 512/452-6258. Free. www.slowfoodaustin.org

SUNDAY SUPPER Benefits the Livestrong Foundation Sun., Oct. 19, 7pm. (2014) Swift's Attic, 315 Congress, 512/482-8842. $75 beer pairings, $100 wine pairings. www.swiftsattic.com

Monday 20

FOOD FIGHT Les Dames d'Escoffier's annual online auction. Through Oct. 25. Mon., Oct. 13 - Sat., Oct. 25, (2014) www.ldeiaustin.org/food-fight

WINE RIDE: THE OREGON TRAIL Educational program and three-course meal. Mon., Oct. 20, 6:30pm. (2014) W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3600. $95. www.whotelaustin.com

Tuesday 21

CHEESE AND BREAD PAIRING HAPPY HOUR $3 off cheese plates Tue., Oct. 21, 5-7pm. (2014) Easy Tiger, 709 E. Sixth, 512/614-4972. www.easytigeraustin.com

CHOCOLATE WINE DINNER Prepare to melt. Tue., Oct. 21, 6:30-10:30pm. (2014) Apothecary Cafe & Wine Bar, 4800 Burnet Rd. #450, 512/371-1600. $75. www.apothecaryaustin.com

FOOD FIGHT Les Dames d'Escoffier's annual online auction. Through Oct. 25. Mon., Oct. 13 - Sat., Oct. 25, (2014) www.ldeiaustin.org/food-fight

TRUCK BY TRUCKWEST Austin's annual six-day food truck throw-down. Oct. 21-26 512/994-0153. $12.95-$39.95. www.trailercrawl.com

Wednesday 22

FOOD FIGHT Les Dames d'Escoffier's annual online auction. Through Oct. 25. Mon., Oct. 13 - Sat., Oct. 25, (2014) www.ldeiaustin.org/food-fight

PASTRY CHEF TAKEOVER Dessert geniuses show off their savory side as part of this Chef Dinner Series. Wed., Oct. 22, 7pm. (2014) Noble Sandwich Co., 4805 Burnet Rd., 512/666-5124. $65. noblepigaustin@gmail.com, www.noblesandwiches.com

TRUCK BY TRUCKWEST Austin's annual six-day food truck throw-down. Oct. 21-26 512/994-0153. $12.95-$39.95. www.trailercrawl.com

Thursday 23

BURGERMARY’S ANNUAL CARNIVORES BALL Bring a bib. Thu., Oct. 23, 5:30pm. (2014) Brodie Homestead, 5211 Brodie. $55. www.carnivoresball.com

FOOD FIGHT Les Dames d'Escoffier's annual online auction. Through Oct. 25. Mon., Oct. 13 - Sat., Oct. 25, (2014) www.ldeiaustin.org/food-fight

OUT ON THE LAWN: CELEBRATING SEAFOOD & WINE Fall-inspired dinner with Duchman Family wines. Thu., Oct. 23, 6:30pm. (2014) Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto, 512/685-8300. $85. www.triorestaurantaustin.com

TRUCK BY TRUCKWEST Austin's annual six-day food truck throw-down. Oct. 21-26 512/994-0153. $12.95-$39.95. www.trailercrawl.com

Friday 24

AUSTIN BEER WEEK 99 bottles of beer on the wall … Oct. 24- Nov. 2 www.austinbeerweek.com

DIWALI NIGHT: A CELEBRATION OF LIGHT India-inspired food, henna tattoos, and more. Fri., Oct. 24, 9pm. (2014) Frank, 407 Colorado, 512/494-6916. $7 for ICA/ISA members, $10 non-members. www.hotdogscoldbeer.com

FOOD FIGHT Les Dames d'Escoffier's annual online auction. Through Oct. 25. Mon., Oct. 13 - Sat., Oct. 25, (2014) www.ldeiaustin.org/food-fight

SUPPER FRIENDS: FALL FAVORITES Fri., Oct. 24, 7pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $55. www.swoopevents.com/swoop-house/event/supper-friends-fall-favorites

TRUCK BY TRUCKWEST Austin's annual six-day food truck throw-down. Oct. 21-26 512/994-0153. $12.95-$39.95. www.trailercrawl.com

Ongoing

12 DAYS OF DESSERTS Each dinner features desserts themed for a day in the classic song. Through Dec. 24 laV. www.lavaustin.com

ACC’S BISTRO 3158 International cuisine from Austin Community College Culinary Arts students. Thursdays, 6pm ACC Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd, 512/223-5334. $22. www.austincc.edu/cularts/Bistro

AFTERNOON HIGH TEA Every Sunday afternoon, this Downtown cafe transforms into a Victorian tea room with plenty of brewed teas, dainty finger sandwiches, and delectable desserts. Hours by appointment. Sundays. Cafe Ruckus, 409 W. Second, 512/476-7825. $30. info@caferuckus.com, www.caferuckus.com

BARTON CREEK FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

BLUEBONNET FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm. 2323 S. Lamar. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

BOGGY CREEK FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8am-1pm. Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650. www.boggycreekfarm.com

BOURBON MONTH Through Sept. 30 Opal Divine's, all locations. www.opaldivines.com

CHARCUTERIE AND CHEESE Tue., Dec. 8 & Thu., Dec. 10 Antonelli's Cheese House, 500 Park Blvd.. $60. www.antonellischeese.com

COMMUNITY TABLE AT UCHI Enter a lottery to attend a community table at Uchi. Tue., Nov. 25, (2014) Uchi, 801 S. Lamar, 512/916-4808. austin@uchirestaurants.com, uchiaustin.com

CULINARY CRAWLS Explore Austin's culinary scene with your fellow foodies. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm. www.austindetours.com

HEIRLOOM TOMATO FESTIVAL Enjoy fresh-off-the-vine heirloom tomatoes. Through August 31. Crú Food & Wine Bar, both locations. www.cruawinebar.com

HOLIDAY FAVORITES AT CENTRAL MARKET’S COOKING SCHOOL An array of holiday-themed cooking classes. Sun., Nov. 2, (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. centralmarket.turnstilesystems.com/LocationDetail.aspx/AustinNorthLamar

HOLIDAY PAIRINGS: HOW TO CELEBRATE WITH CHEESE Some of our most sought-after Winter seasonal cheeses. Tue., Nov. 17 - Thu., Dec. 17, 6:30-8:30pm. (2015) Antonelli's Cheese House, 4220 Duval St., 512/531-9610. $50. www.antonellischeese.com

HOPE FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm. Plaza Saltillo, 412 Comal, 512/727-8363. www.hopefarmersmarket.org

HOTEL SAN JOSE'S BAVARIAN NIGHTS Tue., Dec. 16, (2014) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2350. www.sanjosehotel.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz, $3 mimosas, and a brunch buffet. Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Nov. 22 Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2350. $24. www.sanjosehotel.com

LONE STAR FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm. Shops at the Galleria, Shops Parkway, off Highway 71, Bee Cave. www.lonestarfarmersmarket.com

LONGHORN BREAKFAST CLUB Bloody Mary bar and brunch menu every home game day. Complimentary party bus to tailgates. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 & 27 J Black's, 710-B W. Sixth, 512/433-6954. www.jblacks.com

NATIONAL SALAD MONTH Lettuce count the ways. Mon., May 11 - Sun., May 31, (2015) Fuzzy's Taco Shop, all locations. www.fuzzystacoshop.com

NATIONAL SANDWICH MONTH 15% discount on all sandwiches during lunch. Through Aug. 31. The Hightower, 1209 E. Seventh, 512/524-1448. www.thehightoweraustin.com

OKTOBERFEST Traditional and special German beer, and bratwurst. Through October 31 Smoke n' Hops, 3799 Hwy. 290 E., Dripping Springs, 512/655-3069.

RAW NIGHTS Crudo, ceviche, and poké. Through September Mongers Market + Kitchen, 2401 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/215-8972. www.mongersaustin.com

SFC DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe, 512/974-6700. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC EAST FARMERS' MARKET Tuesdays, 3pm-7pm. Corner of MLK & Miriam. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm. Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SPRINGDALE FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899. www.springdalefarmaustin.com

SULLIVAN’S WHITE HOT PARTY Exclusive giveaways, summer entertainment and delicious eats. Fri., Sept. 4, 5-9pm. (2015) Sullivan's Steakhouse, 300 Colorado #200, 512/495-6504. www.sullivansteakhouse.com

TAILGATE ON THE LAWN Three hours prior to UT football kickoff time, Hotel Ella serves up food, brews, and cocktails, plus shuttle service to and from the stadium. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande, 512/495-1800. $50. www.hotelella.com

TASTE OF THANKSGIVING Everything from vegetarian options to traditional pies. Sat., Nov. 14 - Sun., Nov. 22, (2015) Wheatsville Food Co-op, 3101 Guadalupe, 512/478-2667. www.wheatsville.coop

TEXAS FARMERS' MARKET AT LAKELINE Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/363-5700. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/lakeline

TEXAS FARMERS' MARKET AT MUELLER Sundays, 10am-2pm. Mueller Lake Park & Browning Hangar, 4209 Airport. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/mueller

THREE COURSE SAVORY TASTING MENU Every evening in December. $30 for wine pairing. Daily through Dec. 30 laV. $60. www.lavaustin.com

TOY DRIVE Three-week toy drive benefiting Dell Children’s Hospital at both Cedar Park locations. Through Dec. 18 PDQ, both locations. www.eatpdq.com

VINTNER DINNER SERIES: WESTCAVE CELLARS WINERY Round Mountain vintner teams up with chef Chris Huffman. Sat., Jan. 23 - Sat., Feb. 27, (2016) Blair House, 100 W. Spoke Hill Dr., Wimberley, 512/847-1111. $70. www.blairhouseinn.com

WEDNESDAY DINNER BUFFET Dinner features an array of food fairs, Russian comfort food, Ukrainian cuisine, Georgian cuisine, Central Asian cuisine, as well as the best traditional drinks like mors, kompot, and Russian tea included in the price. Wed., Nov. 18 - Wed., March 16. Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. $30. www.russianhouseofaustin.com

WHISKEY WEDNESDAY December means Scotch. Wed., Dec. 2 - Wed., Dec. 30, 4pm. (2015) 416 Bar & Grille, 5011 Burnet Rd. #150, 512/206-0540. www.416barandgrille.com

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