Real Alepril at Salt and Time, 11 a.m. every Thursday in April. Have a Real Ale Brewing pint with your lunchtime sandwich. Monthly special will conclude Thursday, April 30 with a special dinner.
Austin Beer Guide Release Party, 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2. Another bi-annual release of Austin’s beer magazine will feature some carnival fun and, of course, lots of good beers, including a first taste of Zilker Brewing.
Alaksan Beer Dinner at Central Market North Lamar, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 3. Four-course dinner paired with 5 Alaskan Brewing beers. Alaskan’s Terry Nance will talk about the brewery’s rich history.
Fall Creek Vineyard’s Adult Easter Egg Hunt, 12 p.m. Saturday, April 4. Lunch (which includes a glass of wine, of course) plus an Easter egg hunt at Fall Creek’s beautiful Tow location.
Independence Brewing’s 1st Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 4. Live music, food from Dock & Roll Diner and one last chance to chase the White Rabbit.
Texas Keeper Cider Pig Roast Picnic, 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 4. Texas Keeper, which launched locally made cider last year, is preparing to open their tasting room this fall. In the meantime, get a first look at the beautiful ranch the cidery calls home with this spring picnic. $50.
Premium Beers of Texas at Central Market North Lamar, 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 6. Take a tasty tour of this state’s beers, including Save the World Agnus Dei and Branchline Evil Owl Amber. $25.
Wine Me Dine Me Dinner at Cafe Josie, 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 6. 5-course meal paired with Australian wines. Call 512-322-9226 to make reservations. $85.
Wine & Food Foundation of Texas’ 30th Annual Rare & Fine Wine Auction, 6 p.m. Saturday, April 11. Four-course dinner with wine pairings, followed by a live auction of exquisite wines from around the world.
Untapped Festival, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18. The beer-and-music festival behemoth has finally come to Austin with more than 275 beers. $32-$65.
Easy Sunday at Easy Tiger, 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 19. $1 Austin Beerworks cans, plus a Fairdale bicycle giveaway.
Rogness Beer Dinner Throwdown at Greenhouse Craft Food, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 19. A friendly culinary battle between Greenhouse Craft Food chefs Rob Snow and Todd Engel will feature a 6-course dinner highlighting craft beers from Rogness Brewing. $57.71.
Austin Food & Wine Festival, 7 p.m. Friday, April 24 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26. The three-day culinary festival that brings top chefs, wine experts and cocktail makers from all over to Auditorium Shores. $250.
WhichCraft’s 1st Anniversary Party at Hops & Grain, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 26. $15 cost gets you a commemorative WhichCraft glass, 6 drink tickets and live music.
Epicerie’s Texas Keeper Cider Pairing Class, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26. A class to explore the often overlooked pairing of cheese and cider. $40.