Waller Creek Pop-up Picnic
Come by car, bus, bike, or on foot, spread your blanket, and enjoy picnic baskets prepared by some of Austin’s best restaurants, including Franklin Barbecue, Uchiko, Easy Tiger, and Wu Chow. Or, bring your own basket and enjoy Palm Park while listening to great music, catching up with your friends, and watching the sun drop behind the city skyline.
All basket proceeds benefit The Waller Creek Conservancy, which plays a vital role in the preservation, redevelopment, and maintenance of the Waller Creek surrounding parks, nearby businesses, adjoining neighborhoods, and community at large.
Info: Saturday April 14 / Palm Park / Tickets
Texas Wine Revolution
Featuring 25+ Texas wineries, winemakers, and their 100% Texas grown Rosé, the afternoon will also include Rosé tastings, live music, local foods, educational seminars, interactive activities, plenty of picture opportunities, a silent auction, and picnic areas on the gorgeous property of Horseshoe Bay Resort. Celebrate and meet local wineries, winemakers, farmers, and chefs for an awakening and education of Real Texas Wine.
Texas Wine Revolution is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting consumer education and awareness of Texas grown wines.
Info: Sunday, April 22 / Horseshoe Bay Resort / Tickets
Dining Out For Life
With a list of over 70 restaurants, you can select a dining destination for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to help put food on someone else's table! Restaurants across Austin have committed to doing their part to strengthen the overall health of the community by pledging to donate a portion of the day's proceeds to fight HIV.
Dining Out For Life (DOFL) supports clients of the Helping Hands Food Bank and other programs of Aids Services of Austin. Info: Tuesday, April 24 / Various location / Details
UMLAUF Garden Party
Stroll through the Garden, enjoy select wines and tasty bites from Austin’s best and most iconic restaurants, dance to sounds of the Nash Hernandez Orchestra, or bid on the most unique and creative live and silent auction items offered.
Garden Party proceeds benefit UMLAUF's world-class exhibitions and education programs, providing direct access to the arts for more than 50,000 visitors annually and free admission and tours to over 4,500 Central Texas school children to learn about the artistic legacy of Charles Umlauf through workshops, lectures, Kids Kraft, Camp UMLAUF, and collaborations with other local art and community organizations.
Info: Thursday, April 26 / UMLAUF Sculpture Garden / Details
Austin Food and Wine Festival
The 7th annual Austin Food & Wine Festival includes a chef lineup of local and nationally-recognized names, with over 40 culinary demos; beer, wine, and cocktail tastings; interactive fire pits; book signings; music; a Rock Your Taco competition; Sunday Gospel Brunch; and more. This event benefits the Austin Food & Wine Alliance.
Info: Friday, April 27 - Sunday, April 29 / Auditorium Shores & Fair Market / Tickets
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