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The 6 best food and drink events happening in Austin this week

The 6 best food and drink events happening in Austin this week

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Confituras is celebrating the launch of a new Kickstarter campaign with a sweet happy hour this week. Confituras/Facebook

Everyone is celebrating something this week, whether it be a grand opening or a guest chef appearance. Here are our top six picks for food and drink events, but you can check out a full list of happenings on our calendar.

Alzheimer's Association Fundraiser at Péché
Austin's favorite absinthe bar is raising money and awareness for Alzheimer's by donating 10 percent of the proceeds from your order to the Alzheimer's Association. Indulge in a French 69, the evening's themed cocktail featuring gin, Champagne, St. Germain, crème de violette, and lemon.
Tuesday, September 22 at 4 pm

Confituras Kickstarter Launch Happy Hour
The folks behind Confituras want to build a community kitchen and storefront, but they need your help — the local brand is launching a Kickstarter campaign in style with a delicious jam-focused happy hour at Salt & Time.
Wednesday, September 23 at 5 pm

Gardner Guest Chef Dinner
Chef Jason Dady from San Antonio is teaming up with Chef Andrew Wiseheart of Gardner for a succulent six-course supper featuring summer and fall flavors. Dinner is $75 per person.
Wednesday, September 23 at 6 pm

LaV presents Veuve En Route Garden Party
Enjoy yard games and live music at Jardins de laV during this family-friendly event. Veuve Cliquot will be on site offering glasses and bottles of its famed Champagne and rosé while the Say laV trailer serves up tasty bites. Admission is free, but bring cash for your food and drink purchases.
Wednesday, September 23 at 6 pm

Treaty Oak Ranch Grand Opening Celebration
Treaty Oak Distilling Co. is celebrating the opening of its new ranch locale in grand style with food, drinks, games, and live tunes from Whiskey Shivers. Come out to Dripping Springs for this free event.
Saturday, September 26 at 2 pm

Dia de Coyoacán
Once a year the folks at Licha's Cantina recreate the splendor of the Coyoacán marketplace in Mexico City by transforming the restaurant into a bustling mini fair with food, drink, music, and more.
Sunday, September 27 at noon