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Austin Weekend Planner: Urban Farm Tours, Spring Bounty Dinners

By Megan Giller | April 10, 2014 By Megan Giller  |  April 10, 2014


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.).


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

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Home Slice Pizza

Pizza SoCo (South Congress)
Food26 Decor20 Service22 Cost$17
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Apothecary Cafe & Wine Bar

Wine Bar Austin
Atmo.24 Decor22 Service24 Cost 
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Bar Rainey Street
Atmo.24 Decor24 Service20 CostM
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epicerie Cafe & Grocery Austin

American Rosedale
Food24 Decor25 Service20 Cost$25
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La Condesa

Mexican 2nd Street District
Food24 Decor25 Service22 Cost$37
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American Mueller
Food23 Decor24 Service21 Cost$31

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