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Fresa's Thanksgiving Dinner

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Friday 10

BOILER NINE LAUNCHES TO-GO THANKSGIVING MENU This Thanksgiving, don't do the cooking yourself. Place full Thanksgiving dinner orders from the fire-focused restaurant, with plenty of options to fill your holiday table. Mon., Oct. 23 - Wed., Nov. 15, 11am-11pm. (2017) Boiler Nine, 800 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/220-9990. www.boilernine.com

FRESA'S THANKSGIVING DINNER The restaurant will be accepting nominations of families and individuals who are deserving of a free Thanksgiving meal at thanksgiving@fresaschicken.com. Or pre-order a meal of your own. Wed., Nov. 1 - Mon., Nov. 20, 8am-10pm. (2017) Fresa's Chicken al Carbon, 1703 S. First, 512/992-2946. www.fresaschicken.com

READING BETWEEN THE WINES Reading Between the Wines is the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas' annual event and fundraiser, and will offer wine, beer, and spirit tastings as well as signature pairings of locally produced food. Fri., Nov. 10, 6-9pm. (2017) Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Ballroom, 2312 San Gabriel, 512/326-8655 x118. $85. communication@willread.org, www.willread.org

WORLD VEGAN DAY MEAL In honor of world vegan day, Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant have created all-new recipes for the holidays. The dishes will be served on Whole Foods Market hot bars across the nation and can be ordered online. The meal includes mustard-glazed cauliflower, lentil mushroom stuffing, “cheesy” rutabaga and potato mash, sauerkraut-roasted rainbow carrots, and chocolate toffee mini cake. Wed., Nov. 1 - Wed., Dec. 6, 8am-10pm. (2017) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/476-1206. www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Saturday 11

BOILER NINE LAUNCHES TO-GO THANKSGIVING MENU This Thanksgiving, don't do the cooking yourself. Place full Thanksgiving dinner orders from the fire-focused restaurant, with plenty of options to fill your holiday table. Mon., Oct. 23 - Wed., Nov. 15, 11am-11pm. (2017) Boiler Nine, 800 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/220-9990. www.boilernine.com

FARM TO FORT FARMERS' MARKET Every Saturday Buzz Mill Coffee, 1505 Town Creek, 512/912-9221. www.buzzmillcoffee.com

FINAL SOUR DUCK MARKET PREVIEW SALE Sour Duck Market, in partnership with Hops & Grain, will host their final preview bake sale before their 2018 opening. Expect smoked, barbecued meats plus pastries – two components of the upcoming restaurant. In honor of Veterans Day, this pop-up will benefit Train a Dog Save a Warrior. Sat., Nov. 11, 10am-noon Hops & Grain Brewery, 507 Calles, 512/537-9756. www.hopsandgrain.com

FRESA'S THANKSGIVING DINNER The restaurant will be accepting nominations of families and individuals who are deserving of a free Thanksgiving meal at thanksgiving@fresaschicken.com. Or pre-order a meal of your own. Wed., Nov. 1 - Mon., Nov. 20, 8am-10pm. (2017) Fresa's Chicken al Carbon, 1703 S. First, 512/992-2946. www.fresaschicken.com

GOODALL'S AFTERNOON TEA Mmmmm, sip your weekend afternoons away with a selection of organic blends from Austin-based Zhi Teas and an assortment of traditional tea sandwiches, pastries, and confectionary sweets. Saturdays & Sundays, 3-5pm. Goodall's Kitchen, 1900 Rio Grande, at the Hotel Ella, 512/628-4200. $15-25. www.goodallskitchen.com

RIDE WORRY-FREE TO WURSTFEST Your ticket aboard the Twisted Texas Tours bus includes admission to Wurstfest and roundtrip transportation. BYOB and start the party early with live music on the bus. Sat., Nov. 4, noon-5pm. Waller Creek Pub House, 603 Sabine, 512/358-1903. $49. www.wallercreekpubhouse.com

UNCLE BILLY’S TAP TAKEOVER AT HAPPY CHICKS Happy Chicks hosts an Uncle Billy's tap takeover with Green Room IPA, Barton Springs Pale Ale, and Lazy Day Lager. Sat., Nov. 11, 11am-2pm. (2017) Happy Chicks, 214 E. Sixth.

WORLD VEGAN DAY MEAL In honor of world vegan day, Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant have created all-new recipes for the holidays. The dishes will be served on Whole Foods Market hot bars across the nation and can be ordered online. The meal includes mustard-glazed cauliflower, lentil mushroom stuffing, “cheesy” rutabaga and potato mash, sauerkraut-roasted rainbow carrots, and chocolate toffee mini cake. Wed., Nov. 1 - Wed., Dec. 6, 8am-10pm. (2017) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/476-1206. www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Sunday 12

ANNUAL SFC CHEF SERIES Austin chefs team up to present a multi-course dinner benefiting Sustainable Food Centers. In celebration of fresh, local ingredients, the chefs will use meat and produce sourced from SFC’s farmers’ markets and other local partners to create a collaborative tasting menu of passed appetizers, four savory courses, and one dessert course. Each ticket also includes a wine pairing. Sun., Nov. 12, 5:30pm. (2017) La Condesa, 400-A W. Second, 512/499-0300. $150. www.lacondesa.com/austin

BOILER NINE LAUNCHES TO-GO THANKSGIVING MENU This Thanksgiving, don't do the cooking yourself. Place full Thanksgiving dinner orders from the fire-focused restaurant, with plenty of options to fill your holiday table. Mon., Oct. 23 - Wed., Nov. 15, 11am-11pm. (2017) Boiler Nine, 800 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/220-9990. www.boilernine.com

FRESA'S THANKSGIVING DINNER The restaurant will be accepting nominations of families and individuals who are deserving of a free Thanksgiving meal at thanksgiving@fresaschicken.com. Or pre-order a meal of your own. Wed., Nov. 1 - Mon., Nov. 20, 8am-10pm. (2017) Fresa's Chicken al Carbon, 1703 S. First, 512/992-2946. www.fresaschicken.com

GOODALL'S AFTERNOON TEA Mmmmm, sip your weekend afternoons away with a selection of organic blends from Austin-based Zhi Teas and an assortment of traditional tea sandwiches, pastries, and confectionary sweets. Saturdays & Sundays, 3-5pm. Goodall's Kitchen, 1900 Rio Grande, at the Hotel Ella, 512/628-4200. $15-25. www.goodallskitchen.com

LEWIS WINES DINNER This wine pairing dinner will feature a five-course feast prepared by chefs Rob Snow and Todd Engel paired with delectable wines from the award-winning Lewis Wines. Sun., Nov. 12, 6:30pm. (2017) Greenhouse Craft Food, 1400 E. Old Settlers #110, Round Rock. $64.12 (including tax + tip). www.greenhousecraftfood.com

WORLD VEGAN DAY MEAL In honor of world vegan day, Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant have created all-new recipes for the holidays. The dishes will be served on Whole Foods Market hot bars across the nation and can be ordered online. The meal includes mustard-glazed cauliflower, lentil mushroom stuffing, “cheesy” rutabaga and potato mash, sauerkraut-roasted rainbow carrots, and chocolate toffee mini cake. Wed., Nov. 1 - Wed., Dec. 6, 8am-10pm. (2017) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/476-1206. www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Monday 13

BOILER NINE LAUNCHES TO-GO THANKSGIVING MENU This Thanksgiving, don't do the cooking yourself. Place full Thanksgiving dinner orders from the fire-focused restaurant, with plenty of options to fill your holiday table. Mon., Oct. 23 - Wed., Nov. 15, 11am-11pm. (2017) Boiler Nine, 800 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/220-9990. www.boilernine.com

CENTRAL MARKET COOKING CLASSES Check out the CM Cooking School for a full slate of classes covering everything from savories to sweets, from paella to pork to pomegranate au gratin. And, word to the wise, longtime (and way popular) instructor Cindy "Knife Skills" Haenel will be retiring in January – as we report in full right here – so now is the time to schedule a class and glean some sharp acumen from this hometown guru of gastronomy. Daily Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. www.centralmarket.com/cooking-school.aspx

FRESA'S THANKSGIVING DINNER The restaurant will be accepting nominations of families and individuals who are deserving of a free Thanksgiving meal at thanksgiving@fresaschicken.com. Or pre-order a meal of your own. Wed., Nov. 1 - Mon., Nov. 20, 8am-10pm. (2017) Fresa's Chicken al Carbon, 1703 S. First, 512/992-2946. www.fresaschicken.com

THE CRAFT SERIES AT 1886, FEAT. BLACK STAR CO-OP This evening will feature four courses of artfully crafted food paired with four flavorful beers crafted by Black Star Co-op. Mon., Nov. 13, 6-9pm. (2017) 1886 Cafe & Bakery, 604 Brazos, Driskill Hotel, 512/391-7066. $40. www.1886cafeandbakery.com

WORLD VEGAN DAY MEAL In honor of world vegan day, Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant have created all-new recipes for the holidays. The dishes will be served on Whole Foods Market hot bars across the nation and can be ordered online. The meal includes mustard-glazed cauliflower, lentil mushroom stuffing, “cheesy” rutabaga and potato mash, sauerkraut-roasted rainbow carrots, and chocolate toffee mini cake. Wed., Nov. 1 - Wed., Dec. 6, 8am-10pm. (2017) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/476-1206. www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Tuesday 14

BOILER NINE LAUNCHES TO-GO THANKSGIVING MENU This Thanksgiving, don't do the cooking yourself. Place full Thanksgiving dinner orders from the fire-focused restaurant, with plenty of options to fill your holiday table. Mon., Oct. 23 - Wed., Nov. 15, 11am-11pm. (2017) Boiler Nine, 800 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/220-9990. www.boilernine.com

FINTECH DINNER This discussion-style dinner event is open to the finance executives of ATC companies, and features guest speaker Saul Howerton, VP, Advisory at Radius. Tue., Nov. 14, 5-8pm. (2017) Z'Tejas, 1110 W. Sixth, 512/478-5355. $50-75. www.ztejas.com

FRESA'S THANKSGIVING DINNER The restaurant will be accepting nominations of families and individuals who are deserving of a free Thanksgiving meal at thanksgiving@fresaschicken.com. Or pre-order a meal of your own. Wed., Nov. 1 - Mon., Nov. 20, 8am-10pm. (2017) Fresa's Chicken al Carbon, 1703 S. First, 512/992-2946. www.fresaschicken.com

HOG ROAST DINNER Krause’s Cafe is teaming up with Austin-based Republic Whiskey to host a special dinner which will highlight dishes by chef “Boomer” Acuna along with paired specialty cocktails. Tue., Nov. 14, 6:30pm. (2017) Krause’s Cafe & Biergarten, 186 S. Castell, New Braunfels. $75.

WORLD VEGAN DAY MEAL In honor of world vegan day, Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant have created all-new recipes for the holidays. The dishes will be served on Whole Foods Market hot bars across the nation and can be ordered online. The meal includes mustard-glazed cauliflower, lentil mushroom stuffing, “cheesy” rutabaga and potato mash, sauerkraut-roasted rainbow carrots, and chocolate toffee mini cake. Wed., Nov. 1 - Wed., Dec. 6, 8am-10pm. (2017) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/476-1206. www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Wednesday 15

BOILER NINE LAUNCHES TO-GO THANKSGIVING MENU This Thanksgiving, don't do the cooking yourself. Place full Thanksgiving dinner orders from the fire-focused restaurant, with plenty of options to fill your holiday table. Mon., Oct. 23 - Wed., Nov. 15, 11am-11pm. (2017) Boiler Nine, 800 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/220-9990. www.boilernine.com

FRESA'S THANKSGIVING DINNER The restaurant will be accepting nominations of families and individuals who are deserving of a free Thanksgiving meal at thanksgiving@fresaschicken.com. Or pre-order a meal of your own. Wed., Nov. 1 - Mon., Nov. 20, 8am-10pm. (2017) Fresa's Chicken al Carbon, 1703 S. First, 512/992-2946. www.fresaschicken.com

WORLD VEGAN DAY MEAL In honor of world vegan day, Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant have created all-new recipes for the holidays. The dishes will be served on Whole Foods Market hot bars across the nation and can be ordered online. The meal includes mustard-glazed cauliflower, lentil mushroom stuffing, “cheesy” rutabaga and potato mash, sauerkraut-roasted rainbow carrots, and chocolate toffee mini cake. Wed., Nov. 1 - Wed., Dec. 6, 8am-10pm. (2017) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/476-1206. www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Thursday 16

BEER + BLUEGRASS Thursdays, 7-10pm St. Elmo Brewing Co., 440 E. St. Elmo, 737/300-1965. www.stelmobrewing.com

CENTRAL MARKET COOKING CLASSES Check out the CM Cooking School for a full slate of classes covering everything from savories to sweets, from paella to pork to pomegranate au gratin. And, word to the wise, longtime (and way popular) instructor Cindy "Knife Skills" Haenel will be retiring in January – as we report in full right here – so now is the time to schedule a class and glean some sharp acumen from this hometown guru of gastronomy. Daily Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. www.centralmarket.com/cooking-school.aspx

CHAMPAGNE SOCIAL AND SALSA PARTY The monthly champagne social features throwback music, a complimentary dessert bar, and a champagne fountain with the purchase of a $10 champagne glass. The evening also marks the monthly Latin Flair: A Salsa Party & Show with free salsa lessons and music by DJ Danny Ritmo. Thu., Nov. 16 - Fri., Nov. 17, 9pm-2am. (2017) The Rose Room, 11500 Rock Rose, 512/743-1400.

FRESA'S THANKSGIVING DINNER The restaurant will be accepting nominations of families and individuals who are deserving of a free Thanksgiving meal at thanksgiving@fresaschicken.com. Or pre-order a meal of your own. Wed., Nov. 1 - Mon., Nov. 20, 8am-10pm. (2017) Fresa's Chicken al Carbon, 1703 S. First, 512/992-2946. www.fresaschicken.com

WORLD VEGAN DAY MEAL In honor of world vegan day, Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant have created all-new recipes for the holidays. The dishes will be served on Whole Foods Market hot bars across the nation and can be ordered online. The meal includes mustard-glazed cauliflower, lentil mushroom stuffing, “cheesy” rutabaga and potato mash, sauerkraut-roasted rainbow carrots, and chocolate toffee mini cake. Wed., Nov. 1 - Wed., Dec. 6, 8am-10pm. (2017) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/476-1206. www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Friday 17

FRESA'S THANKSGIVING DINNER The restaurant will be accepting nominations of families and individuals who are deserving of a free Thanksgiving meal at thanksgiving@fresaschicken.com. Or pre-order a meal of your own. Wed., Nov. 1 - Mon., Nov. 20, 8am-10pm. (2017) Fresa's Chicken al Carbon, 1703 S. First, 512/992-2946. www.fresaschicken.com

WORLD VEGAN DAY MEAL In honor of world vegan day, Whole Foods Market and Vedge restaurant have created all-new recipes for the holidays. The dishes will be served on Whole Foods Market hot bars across the nation and can be ordered online. The meal includes mustard-glazed cauliflower, lentil mushroom stuffing, “cheesy” rutabaga and potato mash, sauerkraut-roasted rainbow carrots, and chocolate toffee mini cake. Wed., Nov. 1 - Wed., Dec. 6, 8am-10pm. (2017) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/476-1206. www.wholefoodsmarket.com

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