Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmer's markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of October 31, 2019

Thursday 31

OWLOWEEN! Looking for some beery Halloween fun, citizen? Follow the bouncing blue owl to this shindig where you can enjoy a candy/beer pairing, spin the Hallowheel for a chance to win a trick or a treat, win a prize at the costume contest (come dressed as your favorite Blue Owl beer), take a brewery tour and partake of the newest brewski release: Candy Boss, the purveyor's own Little Boss that's been infused with Green Apple Warheads(!) Thu., Oct. 31, noon-10pm. (2019) Blue Owl Brewing, 2400 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/593-1262. $9-20 (tasting glass w/ four pours).

ROOSEVELT ROOM HALLOWEEN This tony watering hole Downtown knows how to do the spookiest night up right, with live jazz (9:30pm-12:30am), haunting decor, classic black-and-white horror films projected on the walls, a Halloween-inspired cocktail menu (guests can order off the regular menu as well), and – if you're in costume and order off the Halloween cocktail menu – 20% off your bill. Now that's scary good! Thu., Oct. 31 - Fri., Nov. 1, 4pm-2am. (2019) Roosevelt Room, 307-B W. Fifth, 512/494-4094.

Saturday 2

(512) BREWING'S 11TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY It's not just another epic day of beer, music, food, and celebration here at Austin's (512). But it's also that, sure – galvanized to even epic-er proportions by live music from Red Direct, the Gogo Fuck Yourselves, and other such sonic conflagrations. Sat., Nov. 2, noon-8pm 512 Brewing, 407 Radam. $20.

AUSTIN TEQUILA FEST Ah, here's a very welcome "cultural experience where agave lovers, enthusiasts, novices, and connoisseurs gather to learn, taste, and enjoy" many agave-based spirits – including tequila, mezcal, and sotol. This is precisely why, some will insist, cacti and succulents exist in the first place. Sat., Nov. 2, 6:30-9:30pm. (2019) Casa Chapala, 9041 Research #100, 512/459-4242. $35-75.

C.L. BUTAUD POP-UP TASTING Join C.L. Butaud founders, husband-and-wife winemakers Brooke and Randy Hester, at their pop-up tasting at APT 115. Sat., Nov. 2, 11am-4pm. (2019) 2025 E. Seventh #115. Free.

CAROLE BUMPUS: SEARCHING FOR FAMILY AND TRADITION AT THE FRENCH TABLE The award-winning author presents the first installment in her Savoring the Olde Ways series, sharing how she met three generations of French families in their homes to share meals and discover their culinary traditions. Sat., Nov. 2, 5pm. (2019) BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar, 512/472-5050.

Sunday 3

24 DINER 10TH ANNIVERSARY & SIDEWALK SALE W/ KEV BEV, PETERSON BROTHERS, WALKER LUKENS, PADRE PAUL HAMILTON, & MORE Sun., Nov. 3, 10am. (2019) Waterloo Records, 600-A N. Lamar, 512/474-2500.

Tuesday 5

LICK X CONFITURAS Stephanie McClenny of Austin's Confituras teamed up with Lick Honest Ice Creams for this limited-time Jam & Biscuits flavor benefitting the Austin Food & Wine Alliance. Specifically, that means the bestselling Bourbon Brown Sugar Peach Preserves (made with Texas peaches and Treaty Oak Bourbon) mixed with bites of freshly baked biscuits in Lick's Pure Luck goat cheese ice cream – available at Confituras and all Lick locations. Catch us, please? Because, swoooooooon. Through Nov. 11 Lick Honest Ice Creams, 2032 S. Lamar, 512/363-5622.


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

BEE CAVE FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm. 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave.

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

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

TEXAS FARMERS’ MARKET AT LAKELINE Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/363-5700.

TEXAS FARMERS’ MARKET AT MUELLER Sundays, 10am-2pm Branch Park Pavilion, 2006 Philomena.

BOGGY CREEK FARM STAND Wed.-Sat., 8am-1pm. Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650.

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

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