1. "The Ballad of Klook and Vinette"
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with occasional 2:30 p.m. Saturday matinee, through May 26. $30-$78. 202 S. Lamar Blvd. 512-476-0541, zachtheatre.org
Zach Theatre takes on a contemporary love story with a tender, funny heart that will grab you from the inside out. Klook and Vinette are two lost souls trying to find themselves in one another. Against all odds and with the past at their heels, together they make a tentative stab at happiness. Staged in the intimate Kleberg at Zach, this seductive musical is infused with lyrical prose, jazz, blues and soul.
2. Hill Country Hooch & Hops at Pitchfork Pretty
6:30 to 9 p.m. May 8. $75. 2708 E. Cesar Chavez St. eventbrite.com/e/hill-country-hooch-hops-independence-brewing-co-tickets-59082301755
One of Austin's most lauded restaurants continues its four-part dinner series highlighting the boozy wares of a few local breweries and whiskey distilleries with Independence Brewing. Enjoy a four-course, family-style pairing dinner on the veranda of the East Austin eatery featuring beers such as the seasonal Cucumber RedBud Berliner Weisse. The menu this time around also features East Coast oysters, beef tartare and fried chicken.
3. "Power Trip" Book Tour at the Paramount Theatre
7 p.m. May 15. $20-$55. 713 Congress Ave. tickets.austintheatre.org/single/EventDetail.aspx?p=5074
Without leaving Austin, take a global tour of energy: the builder of human civilization and also its greatest threat. Author Michael Webber takes the stage at the Paramount Theatre for a talk about his book, "Power Trip: The Story of Energy." The book explores the physical resource that has had the most wide-ranging impact on our ecosystems, economy, public health and personal liberties. All tickets include an autographed copy of his book, as well as access to a pre-show reception with Webber.
4. Warriors & Wine at Fareground
6 to 8:30 p.m. May 15. $35. 111 Congress Ave. eventbrite.com/e/fareground-presents-warriors-wine-may-tickets-59602394366
A new series that blends yoga and wine tasting continues at downtown Austin’s first and only food hall. The monthly event kicks off with 45 minutes of all-levels vinyasa flow and mindfulness meditation, led by yoga teacher Zoe Welch of Wanderlust Yoga. But don't get off your yoga mat once the session is over. Your wine tasting, a focus on Texas terroir, will be served right there. Bring your own mat.