Foodie Fun

5 can't-miss food and drink events happening in Austin this week

5 can't-miss food and drink events happening in Austin this week

Grapevine Craft Brewery glasses
Greenhouse Craft Food is hosting a five-course meal paired with top brews from Grapevine Craft Brewery on Sunday. Grapevine Craft Brewery/Facebook

From whiskey-flavored burlesque shows to family-friendly hoedowns, here are our top picks for food and drink fun this week in Austin. For a full lineup of happenings, head to our events calendar.

Caritas of Austin presents 8th Annual Words of Hope Dinner
Join Caritas of Austin during this annual fundraising event featuring a delicious dinner and an evening full of entertainment. This year, Bobby Bones will share personal stories that reflect Caritas' mission to help those suffering in poverty. Following dinner, Bones' parody band, The Raging Idiots, will take the stage. Tickets range from $35 to $100.
Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 pm

Rogness Brewing Company presents Pig Roast at the Brewery
Chef Enzo Visocaro will be roasting up an entire porker at this "all you care to eat" supper. There are two ticket options: $25 gets you dinner and two Rogness beers, but designated drivers can enjoy food and non-alcoholic beverages for $20. Come early and enjoy fresh Rogness pours for just $4.
Saturday, September 12 at 5 pm

Clarksville Hoedown
Scoot over to Café Josie's courtyard for this family-friendly party. Chow down on a barbecue buffet and twirl to live tunes from the likes of The Scott Taylor Band, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, and Discount Gentlemen. Afterwards, quench your thirst with discounted beer and wine. Tickets are $20, but children 12 and under get in free.
Sunday, September 13 at 4 pm

Whiskey a Go-Go Burlesque Show
Whisler's and Jameson Irish Whiskey are teaming up with the Austin chapter of Barman's Fund for a tantalizing fundraiser benefiting SafePlace. Feast your eyes on beautiful burlesque performers and your tastebuds on a variety of Jameson specials, including exclusive swigs of its limited release Caskmates.
Sunday, September 13 at 7 pm

Greenhouse Craft Food presents Grapevine Beer Dinner
This Round Rock restaurant is hosting a tasty beer dinner highlighting a selection of top brews from Grapevine Craft Brewery. Enjoy five delectable courses perfectly paired with a variety of hearty beers. Tickets are $57.71.
Sunday, September 13 at 7 pm