Ugly Christmas Sweater Making Party. You're going to many Ugly Christmas Sweater parties this holiday season, but do you actually have a proper tacky sweater? Black Sheep Lodge is hosting this event to guarantee it; buy a plain sweater from the bar for $5 or bring your own. There will be plenty of supplies to decorate it with. And at 9 p.m., everyone in attendance will vote for the best one. 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 2108 S. Lamar Blvd. facebook.com/events/254624045407825/.
Meet the Maker at Jack Allen's Kitchen. The fifth installment in Jack Allen's Meet the Maker series celebrates local distillery Treaty Oak Distilling. During the event, guests will be able to chat with the Treaty Oak team, including lead distiller Tyler Clontz, and sample a handful of spirits from the distillery such as Ghost Hill Bourbon, Red Handed Bourbon & Rye, Waterloo #9 Gin, Waterloo Antique Gin and Waterloo Old Yaupon Gin. 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 3010 W. Anderson Ln. facebook.com/events/2104536566274123/.
14 Year Anniversary Party at Andiamo Ristorante. Andiamo, an Italian restaurant in North Austin, is celebrating its birthday with a four-course dinner that both regulars and new customers won't forget. You might even see some beloved Andiamo veterans back in the eatery to reminisce. Courses include whole salmon and a special anniversary cake, and there will also be a complimentary champagne toast. Reserve your spot by emailing email@example.com. 7 to 10 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 2521 Rutland Dr. andiamoitaliano.com/events.
Texas Radio Live with Sydney Wright and Walker Lukens at Guero’s. An indie-pop singer-songwriter who creates keyboard-loop soundscapes to support her striking lead vocals, Wright created an arresting and ambitious album with “Seiche,” released earlier this month. She shares the latest episode of Sun Radio’s weekly series with Lukens, who released his second full-length album, “Tell It to the Judge,” last year. Donations accepted. 6 p.m. Dec. 5. 1412 S. Congress Ave. sunradio.com/trl. — Peter Blackstock
Luminations at the Wildflower Center. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center's naturally magical winter event returns, lighting up the gardens with thousands of luminarias. This year’s Luminations features performances from Austin aerial dance group Blue Lapis Light. This enchanting site work, “Oneness of Being,” has been choreographed specifically for the Wildflower Center. There will be two performances each evening. 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 6-9. $10-$15. 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org.