Weekend Planner

Austin Weekend Planner: Urban Farm Tours, Spring Bounty Dinners

By Megan Giller
April 10, 2014

Saturday

Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic  

Hang out on the bank of the creek and enjoy live music and a picnic basket from restaurants like Home Slice Pizza, Launderette and more. Be sure to order your basket ahead of time, as many of them are already sold out (Palm Park, 6:30 PM).

Menu Tasting at Apothecary

Check out the restaurant's new spring menu with a sampling of small bites and wines. Email info@apothecaryaustin.com for a spot ($25, 2-4 PM, 4800 Burnet Rd.).

Opening Party and Pig Roast at Bar 2211

The East Side bar from Blackheart opens this weekend, and they’re celebrating with a pig roast from Salt & Time (4 PM, 2211 Webberville Rd.).

Sunday

East Austin Urban Farm Tour  

Tour Boggy Creek Farm, Springdale Farm, HausBar Farm and Rain Lily Farm and enjoy bites from more than a handful of Austin restaurants. Buy tickets here ($50, 1-5 PM).

Wine and Cheese Class at Epicerie 

Join cheesemonger Kelly Sheehan and Pioneer Wine for a pairing class where you’ll sample five wines and cheeses ($30, 5-7 PM, Epicerie).

Farmers’ Market Spring Bounty Dinner

Join chefs from restaurants like La Condesa and Contigo for a multi-course tasting menu and drink pairings featuring meat and produce from the SFC Farmers’ Market ($150, 5:30-10 PM, La Condesa).

Places Mentioned

Home Slice Pizza

Pizza • SoCo (South Congress)

Food26 Decor20 Service22 Cost$17
 
 
 
Apothecary Cafe & Wine Bar

Wine Bar • Austin

Atmo.24 Decor22 Service24 CostM
 
 
 
THE BLACKHEART

Bar • Rainey Street

Atmo.24 Decor24 Service20 CostM
 
 
 
epicerie Cafe & Grocery Austin

American • Rosedale

Food24 Decor25 Service20 Cost$25
 
 
 
La Condesa

Mexican • 2nd Street District

Food24 Decor25 Service22 Cost$37
 
 
 
Contigo

American • Mueller

Food23 Decor24 Service21 Cost$31
 
 
 
 
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