Lenoir hosts a pig roast and burgundy fest on Sunday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. Chef Todd Duplechan and his crew will serve peach-wood-roasted porchetta and whole roasted epazote pig, along with sides like curried broccoli. And don’t forget dessert: Meyer lemon meringue pie and pear and pistachio tart. The outdoor party will also feature music from the Matt Ford Trio. More information here.
Winflo Osteria hosts its inaugural Austin Meatball Festival Saturday, November 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Restaurants such as Benji’s Cantina, Mulberry, Cipolina, and Lucky’s Puccia will compete, along with Winflo, in a competition that benefit nonprofits Fresh Chefs Society and Citizen Generation. More information and tickets at AustinMeatball.com.
Events space the North Door, which has recently expanded its kitchen operations, is hosting a dinner-and-a-movie event on November 22 at 7 p.m. Sausage master Tom Micklethwait of the trailer Micklethwait Craft Meats will prepare a turducken Thanksgiving dinner to be served while dysfunctional-family film "The Royal Tenenbaums" rolls on the big screen. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.