Dog Day at Zilker Botanical Garden. We haven’t quite hit the dog days of summer yet, but the always dog-friendly Zilker Botanical Garden is hosting a special day for canines and their people to enjoy together nonetheless. Well-socialized, well-behaved pups on leash are welcome. Enjoy activities and amenities such as photo ops with your dog in the garden, cooling off stations and dog bowls throughout, educational talks about responsible pet etiquette and more. You’ll also take home a doggy bag with a dog treat and a stylish bandana. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 7. $1-$3. 2220 Barton Springs Road. 512-477-8672, austintexas.gov/event/dog-day-zilker-botanical-garden.
Asian American Resource Center Myanmar Cultural Day. Learn about the different cultures in Myanmar through performances and other activities. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 7. Free. 8401 Cameron Road. austintexas.gov/aarc
Independence Brewing’s Summer Sesh. Austin might be landlocked — and Independence located in a warehouse — but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a beach-themed bash at the brewery. Independence Brewing is throwing an all-day party featuring live music, Torchy’s Tacos and a variety of water activities. There will be a water gun battle, a massive water balloon fight, a Hawaiian shirt contest, a dunk tank, a slip ‘n’ slide and more. The music is being provided by Witchcryer, Rickshaw Billie’s Burger Patrol and more. 1 to 9 p.m. July 7. $20. 3913 Todd Lane #607. eventbrite.com/e/independence-brewing-summer-sesh-tickets-46804966916.
Austin Flamenco Festival: "Forasteros." The centerpiece of the inaugural Austin Flamenco Festival is this performance piece showcasing the beautiful folkloric music tradition of southern Spain. "Forasteros" is a flamenco suite created by fest director Genevieve Guinn and musical director Gonzalo Grau that takes audiences on a journey — the same one that all flamenco performers take when they completely immerse themselves in the art form. The festival also includes a free community workshop on the Long Center terrace at 1 p.m. July 8. 3 and 7 p.m. July 7, 4 p.m. July 8. $24-$30. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 512-474-5664, austinflamencofestival.com.
Domain Northside’s Summer Splash Bash.Cool down during the heat of summer with water games, a refreshing cooling zone, interactive bubble art, live music and a mechanical shark. (Yes, a mechanical shark!) Splash Bash is part of the mall’s monthly Northside Next series. 1 to 4 p.m. July 7. 11700 Domain Blvd. domainnorthside.com.
Uchi’s Vegetarian Tasting Dinner. At a restaurant with such a heavy sushi focus, vegetarians might feel as though there isn’t much for them to enjoy. But one of Austin’s best eateries, period, is offering them a 10-course meal they won’t soon forget. The all-vegetarian menu of shareable plates, inspired by classic Asian flavors, features both one-night-only specials and samplings from Uchi’s creative vegetable nigiri options. The dinner is $75, but add $25 to your bill if you want three beverage pairings. Call for reservations. 5 to 8 p.m. July 8. $75-$100. 801 S. Lamar Blvd. 512-916-4808, facebook.com/events/907875262752975.