Austin’s Best Food Events This Week: Dinner Parties, Farmers Markets, Beer, Wine and More for the Week of October 6, 2022

thursday 6

BANGER’S SAUSAGE HOUSE: OKTOBERFEST Gotta find a place with sausages as perfect as this local gem serves, they’re going to rock the Oktober festivities in a big way. How about three days of bands of oompah, schnitzel, lederhosen, dirndls, crispy potato cakes, weisswurst and all sorts of delicious German-influenced pastimes for – oh! Beer? A palate-pleasing array of quaffs: Live Oak’s Oaktoberfest, Austin Beerworks’ Montecore, Zilker Wunderbier, Weihenstephan Festbier, Hacker-Pschorr Festbier, Whitestone Opa’s Lederhosen, Paulaner Festbier, and more, more, more, until those pints overflow.

October 6-8. Thu, 4pm-11pm; Fri, noon-11pm; Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey, 512/386-1656.

www.bangersaustin.com

friday 7

BANGER’S SAUSAGE HOUSE: OKTOBERFEST Gotta find a place with sausages as perfect as this local gem serves, they’re going to rock the Oktober festivities in a big way. How about three days of bands of oompah, schnitzel, lederhosen, dirndls, crispy potato cakes, weisswurst and all sorts of delicious German-influenced pastimes for – oh! Beer? A palate-pleasing array of quaffs: Live Oak’s Oaktoberfest, Austin Beerworks’ Montecore, Zilker Wunderbier, Weihenstephan Festbier, Hacker-Pschorr Festbier, Whitestone Opa’s Lederhosen, Paulaner Festbier, and more, more, more, until those pints overflow.

October 6-8. Thu, 4pm-11pm; Fri, noon-11pm; Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey, 512/386-1656.

www.bangersaustin.com

INFAMOUS BREWING: OKTOBERFEST It’s time to put on your lederhosen (or, jah, your prettiest dirndls) for a full afternoon and evening of das Deutschenshenaniganners. Here you’ll find firkin tapping, 20-ounce mugs, a mug-lifting contest, keg tossing, and (naturlich!) plenty of German food and live music among the famously infamous beers.

Fri 7 Oct 3-9 p.m. (2022) Infamous Brewing Company, 4602 Weletka, 512/487-8786.

infamousbrewing.com

saturday 8

BANGER’S SAUSAGE HOUSE: OKTOBERFEST Gotta find a place with sausages as perfect as this local gem serves, they’re going to rock the Oktober festivities in a big way. How about three days of bands of oompah, schnitzel, lederhosen, dirndls, crispy potato cakes, weisswurst and all sorts of delicious German-influenced pastimes for – oh! Beer? A palate-pleasing array of quaffs: Live Oak’s Oaktoberfest, Austin Beerworks’ Montecore, Zilker Wunderbier, Weihenstephan Festbier, Hacker-Pschorr Festbier, Whitestone Opa’s Lederhosen, Paulaner Festbier, and more, more, more, until those pints overflow.

October 6-8. Thu, 4pm-11pm; Fri, noon-11pm; Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey, 512/386-1656.

www.bangersaustin.com

GERMAN TEXAN HERITAGE SOCIETY This is the day this Austin institution invites the general public – it’s youcitizen – in their historic building and terraced gardens “to enjoy an afternoon of all things German and Gemütlichkeit”. [Gemütlichkeit: a state of belonging, warmth, and friendliness.]

Sat 8 Oct 11am-7pm.

The German Free School, 507 E. 10th. Free.

germantexans.org

QUESOFF Really, no queso is a bad queso, but this benefit for Central Texas Food Bank will determine which are the best. Home cooks, professional chefs and restaurants will present their best liquid gold offerings in the meaty, spicy, vegetarian and wild categories, as well as for the Best in Show award, which will be judged by an all-star panel. DJ uLOVEi spins a tasty soundtrack and Franklin Barbecue brings plenty of homemade queso for everyone. Learn more here.

Sat 8 Oct noon-3 p.m.

Mohawk, 912 Red River, 512/666-0877.

fb.com/quesoff

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BARTON CREEK FARMERS MARKET

Saturday, 9am-1pm. Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital Hwy TX. S., 512/327-7040.

bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

HOPE FARMERS MARKET

Sunday, 11am-3pm. Saltillo Square, 412 Comal, 512/727-8363.

www.hopefarmersmarket.org

LONE STAR FARMERS MARKET

Sunday, 10am-2pm. 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave.

lonestarfarmersmarket.com

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS MARKET

Saturday, 9am-1pm. Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096.

sfcfarmersmarket.org

TEXAS FARMERS MARKET IN LAKELINE

Saturday, 9am-1pm. Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park, 512/363-5700.

texasfarmersmarket.org/lakeline

TEXAS FARMERS MARKET IN MUELLER

Sunday, 10am-2pm. Mueller Lake Park and Browning Hangar, Airport 4209.

texasfarmersmarket.org/mueller

BOGGY CREEK FARM STAND

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

boggycreekfarm.com

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