Food Events

Friday 5

BARKS FOR BEERS Buy a pint glass and get a free pour at 30 participating local craft breweries. Proceeds benefit Divine Canines. May 1-31. Various locations. $20. www.divinecanines.org/barksforbeers

EVERY FIRKIN FRIDAY Kick off the weekend in the taproom with special one-off beer firkins changing each week. Fridays, 5-9pm. Strange Land Brewery, 5904 Bee Caves Rd. www.strangelandbrewery.com

FANDANGO RELEASE PARTY Try out the new lime and agave mead, plus watch Fandango the movie. Fri., May 5, 5pm. (2017) Meridian Hive Meadery, 8120 Exchange #400, 877/632-3915. www.meridianhive.com

FIRST PLATES PARTIES We're celebrating our First Plates food issue in a big way. Down El Chilito tacos and coffee at Cuvée, party at the ABGB, wine and dine at Alcomar, and drink up at Peached Social House. Full details online. May 5-9. austinchronicle.com/food/first-plates-parties

FRIDAY GAME NIGHT Fridays. Red Room Lounge, 306-A E. Third, 512/501-1536. www.redroomatx.com

MI CAZA SU CAZA CINCO PARTY Margarita specials, a photo booth, and music by the Peligrosa DJ collective. Fri., May 5, (2017) Güero's Taco Bar, 1412 S. Congress, 512/447-7688. www.guerostacobar.com

Saturday 6

AFTERNOON TEA Sip your weekend away. Saturdays & Sundays, 3-5pm. Goodall's Kitchen, 1900 Rio Grande St., at the Hotel Ella, 512/628-4200. $25, adults; $15, 12 and under. www.goodallskitchen.com

BARKS FOR BEERS Buy a pint glass and get a free pour at 30 participating local craft breweries. Proceeds benefit Divine Canines. May 1-31. Various locations. $20. www.divinecanines.org/barksforbeers

FIRST PLATES PARTIES We're celebrating our First Plates food issue in a big way. Down El Chilito tacos and coffee at Cuvée, party at the ABGB, wine and dine at Alcomar, and drink up at Peached Social House. Full details online. May 5-9. austinchronicle.com/food/first-plates-parties

LAVENDER FESTIVAL Gardening tips, cooking demonstrations, wine tasting, and luncheons. Sat., May 6, 10am-6pm; Sun., May 7, noon-5pm. Becker Vineyards, 464 Becker Farms Rd., Stonewall, 830/644-2681. Free. www.beckervineyards.com

PARING KNIFE AND SALADS WORKSHOP With Shun Cutlery. Sat., May 6, 10am & 12:30pm. Faraday's Kitchen Store, 12918 Shops Parkway #540, 512/266-5666. $25. www.faradayskitchenstore.com

WHEATSVILLE CO-OP GUADALUPE GRAND REOPENING Music, samples, and fun. Sat., May 6, noon-4pm. Wheatsville Food Co-op, 3101 Guadalupe, 512/478-2667. Free. www.wheatsville.coop

Sunday 7

AFTERNOON TEA Sip your weekend away. Saturdays & Sundays, 3-5pm. Goodall's Kitchen, 1900 Rio Grande St., at the Hotel Ella, 512/628-4200. $25, adults; $15, 12 and under. www.goodallskitchen.com

BARKS FOR BEERS Buy a pint glass and get a free pour at 30 participating local craft breweries. Proceeds benefit Divine Canines. May 1-31. Various locations. $20. www.divinecanines.org/barksforbeers

FIRST PLATES PARTIES We're celebrating our First Plates food issue in a big way. Down El Chilito tacos and coffee at Cuvée, party at the ABGB, wine and dine at Alcomar, and drink up at Peached Social House. Full details online. May 5-9. austinchronicle.com/food/first-plates-parties

LAVENDER FESTIVAL Gardening tips, cooking demonstrations, wine tasting, and luncheons. Sat., May 6, 10am-6pm; Sun., May 7, noon-5pm. Becker Vineyards, 464 Becker Farms Rd., Stonewall, 830/644-2681. Free. www.beckervineyards.com

Monday 8

BARKS FOR BEERS Buy a pint glass and get a free pour at 30 participating local craft breweries. Proceeds benefit Divine Canines. May 1-31. Various locations. $20. www.divinecanines.org/barksforbeers

CENTRAL MARKET COOKING CLASSES Check out a full slate of classes covering everything from paella to pork. Daily Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. www.centralmarket.com/cooking-school.aspx

FIRST PLATES PARTIES We're celebrating our First Plates food issue in a big way. Down El Chilito tacos and coffee at Cuvée, party at the ABGB, wine and dine at Alcomar, and drink up at Peached Social House. Full details online. May 5-9. austinchronicle.com/food/first-plates-parties

WINE & FOOD FOUNDATION OF TEXAS BREWERY TOUR Each guest gets tokens for two pints plus snacks. Mon., May 8, 5:30-7pm. (2017) Hops & Grain Brewery, 507 Calles, 512/537-9756. $25 ($15 member). www.hopsandgrain.com

Tuesday 9

BARKS FOR BEERS Buy a pint glass and get a free pour at 30 participating local craft breweries. Proceeds benefit Divine Canines. May 1-31. Various locations. $20. www.divinecanines.org/barksforbeers

FAMILY CRAFT WITH PRINCE'S HOT CHICKEN & INDEPENDENCE BREWING Family-style dinner. Two seatings each night, 6 & 8:30pm. Tue. & Wed., May 9 & 10. Independence Brewing Company, 3913 Todd #607, 512/707-0099. $65. www.independencebrewing.com

FIRST PLATES PARTIES We're celebrating our First Plates food issue in a big way. Down El Chilito tacos and coffee at Cuvée, party at the ABGB, wine and dine at Alcomar, and drink up at Peached Social House. Full details online. May 5-9. austinchronicle.com/food/first-plates-parties

Wednesday 10

10TH ANNUAL FARM TO PLATE An all-star lineup of Austin's top chefs come together to raise funds for the Sustainable Food Center. Wed., May 10, 7-9:30pm. (2017) Barr Mansion, 10463 Sprinkle, 512/926-6907. $300-550 (tables available).

ADELBERT'S BREWERY TASTING Taste beers from one of Austin's favorite microbreweries. Wed., May 10, 5:30-7pm. (2017) The Carillon, 1900 University Ave. (AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center), 512/404-3655. $20. www.thecarillonrestaurant.com

BARKS FOR BEERS Buy a pint glass and get a free pour at 30 participating local craft breweries. Proceeds benefit Divine Canines. May 1-31. Various locations. $20. www.divinecanines.org/barksforbeers

FAMILY CRAFT WITH PRINCE'S HOT CHICKEN & INDEPENDENCE BREWING Family-style dinner. Two seatings each night, 6 & 8:30pm. Tue. & Wed., May 9 & 10. Independence Brewing Company, 3913 Todd #607, 512/707-0099. $65. www.independencebrewing.com

Thursday 11

BARKS FOR BEERS Buy a pint glass and get a free pour at 30 participating local craft breweries. Proceeds benefit Divine Canines. May 1-31. Various locations. $20. www.divinecanines.org/barksforbeers

BEER + BLUEGRASS Thu., May 18, 7-10pm. St. Elmo Brewing Co., 440 E. St. Elmo. www.stelmobrewing.com

CENTRAL MARKET COOKING CLASSES Check out a full slate of classes covering everything from paella to pork. Daily Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. www.centralmarket.com/cooking-school.aspx

STOMPIN' GROUNDS FARMERS' MARKET IN BUDA Thursdays. Buda YMCA, 465 Buda Sportsplex Dr., Buda. Free. www.fb.com/stompin-grounds-farmers-market-1664217093835009

THE DRISKILL AFTERNOON TEA Champagne, fragrant teas, oven-fresh scones, delicate tea sandwiches, classic French pastries and petite fours. May 11-14, 3-5pm The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos, 512/439-1234. $55 ($35 children). www.driskillhotel.com

TURTLE RACE THURSDAYS The annual tradition continues. Thursdays. Little Woodrow's, 9500 S. I-35, 512/282-2336. www.littlewoodrows.com

Friday 12

BARKS FOR BEERS Buy a pint glass and get a free pour at 30 participating local craft breweries. Proceeds benefit Divine Canines. May 1-31. Various locations. $20. www.divinecanines.org/barksforbeers

EVERY FIRKIN FRIDAY Kick off the weekend in the taproom with special one-off beer firkins changing each week. Fridays, 5-9pm. Strange Land Brewery, 5904 Bee Caves Rd. www.strangelandbrewery.com

FRIDAY GAME NIGHT Fridays. Red Room Lounge, 306-A E. Third, 512/501-1536. www.redroomatx.com

THE DRISKILL AFTERNOON TEA Champagne, fragrant teas, oven-fresh scones, delicate tea sandwiches, classic French pastries and petite fours. May 11-14, 3-5pm The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos, 512/439-1234. $55 ($35 children). www.driskillhotel.com

Ongoing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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