Pints & Poses.The Hyatt Regency Austin’s monthly yoga-and-beer session goes toward a good cause this time, benefiting Front Steps, an organization helping to provide shelter and assistance to those displaced by Hurricane Harvey. Bring a donation item, like soap or socks; then, enjoy an hour of vinyasa yoga and a pint of beer. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Free. 208 Barton Springs Road. facebook.com/hyattregencyaustin.
The Craft Series at 1886 Cafe & Bakery. The monthly beer pairing dinner — one of the most affordable in town — is back, this time with new executive chef for the Driskill, Christian Apetz, helming the food menu. He has created four courses to pair with beers from (512) Brewing. Courses include pimento cheese poppers with the (512) Wit, a Belgian-style wheat ale, and a porter float paired with (512) Pecan Porter for dessert. You’ll need to reserve your spot on Eventbrite, but you won’t pay for the dinner until afterward. 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 11. $40. The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St. eventbrite.com/e/the-craft-series-at-1886-tickets-37045539205?.
Sushi Rolling Class with Tyson Cole. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make sushi rolls? Guests who sign up for this class at Uchiko will be taught the process from Hai Hospitality’s executive chef, Tyson Cole, and Uchiko’s head sushi chef. Throughout the demonstration, bites and sake will be provided. At the end, participants will take home a maki-su, or sushi rolling mat, so they can take their new skills to their kitchen. Call the restaurant to reserve your spot. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 11. $95. 4200 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-916-4808, facebook.com/events/572364946221179/.
Texas Tiki Week Kick-off Party. Local bars are going tropical with the annual launch of Texas Tiki Week, produced by the Austin chapter of the U.S. Bartenders’ Guild. The kick-off party at the Roosevelt Room will feature a special menu collaboration between the bar and Juniper Tar from San Antonio. It now doubles as a benefit for Hurricane Harvey relief, with all ticket proceeds going toward the Bartender’s Emergency Assistance Program funding relief efforts. 7 p.m. Sept. 11. $40. 307 W. Fifth St. texastikiweekkickoffpartytickets.eventbrite.com.
"Long Live Death: New Paintings by Mike Egan." Egan’s distinctive skull paintings — meditations on life and death — are thought-provoking, disturbing and beautiful all at once, created using acrylic paint, shellac and sandpaper, made on wood panels and stretched canvases. He found his calling, this art, while working as an undertaker in Pennsylvania. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 5. 1510 S. Congress Ave. 512-912-1613, yarddog.com.
Hanson at Emo’s. When Hanson played South by Southwest earlier this year, they revisited the softball complex where an impromptu performance helped jump-start their path to youth stardom. Now in their 30s, the three brothers remain a pop band well worth hearing: Their new single "I Was Born" stands up well to the older favorites they’ll gather on an upcoming greatest-hits album. $35-$40. 7 p.m. doors Sept. 13. emosaustin.com. — Peter Blackstock