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Austin Weekend Planner: Wine, Swine and Pie

November 7, 2013
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by Megan Giller

Saturday
Town Lake Cleanup Hosted by Kung Fu Saloon
The vintage arcade game bar is teaming up with Austin Paddle Sports to provide stand-up paddleboards for do-gooders who can help clean up Town Lake after the recent floods. The cleanup starts at 1 PM, then head to Kung Fu Saloon at 5 for the afterparty, with free beer and skeeball for all participants (Capitol Cruises Dock, 208 Barton Springs Rd., 1-3 PM; afterparty at 501 Rio Grande, 3-5 PM).

Sunday
Royers Pie Haven Grand Opening
The Royers Round Top Café family is coming to Austin with all things pie. Get your fill of pecan, chocolate chip, junkberry and more, as well as savory pie options like chicken margherita and even pie shakes (2900 B Guadalupe, 11 AM-4 PM).

Wine and Swine Pig Roast
The Austin Food & Wine Alliance is putting on its third annual Wine and Swine event, a pig roast with wine and live music that raises funds for culinary grants. The Who’s Who will be there, including Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue, Andrew Wiseheart of Contigo and Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki, both formerly of Sway and La Condesa. Tickets are $75 in advance and $95 at the door and can be purchased here (Ceres Park, 13005 Fitzhugh Rd., 1-4 PM).