Sunday

El Chilito Pig Roast de la Independencia. Celebrate Mexican independence at one of El Chilito's signature pig roasts, which will have crispy pork tacos, micheladas, a piñata and an "el grito" contest. If you can successfully make the shout, you may win a prize. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. 1623 E. Seventh St. facebook.com/events/1451269345011336/

Beer for Water 2019 at Friends & Allies Brewing. The Texas Land Conservancy's third annual event sheds light on the importance of land conservation to the health of our water systems. Learn about it while enjoying live music, food, a raffle and silent auction, and activities for kids. Friends & Allies will donate $1 from every beer sold to the conservancy. 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. 979 Springdale Road, Suite 124. texaslandconservancy.org/beer-for-water-2019/

Tuesday

The Hotel Ella Salon Series. Throughout their marriage, artist, actress and designer Merrilee and licensed psychologist Pittman McGehee have marveled at the similarities in their vocations — both encourage their clients to seek their potential. In this introductory talk, they'll explore what it means to seek the bold and the colorful. RSVP to reserve your spot. 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. 1900 Rio Grande St. hotelellasalonseries.splashthat.com

Wednesday

Date Night at the DAC. “Shibori” is a Japanese dyeing technique that typically involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and binding it, then dyeing it in indigo. Sit with local fiber artists and create your very own unique fabric art. You'll leave with two handkerchiefs each. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road. austintexas.gov/dacevents

Thursday

Free Movie on the Lawn at Rosewood. This is so fetch: Lindsay Lohan comedy "Mean Girls" will play outside of the East Austin restaurant. Come hungry: Hot dogs, nachos, candy and popcorn will all be available for purchase at the outdoor bar. 8 to 11 p.m. Thursday. 1209 Rosewood Ave. facebook.com/events/2451188351642023/

Friday

Jonathan Safran Foer at BookPeople. The New York Times bestselling author has penned "We Are the Weather," a mind-bending and potentially world-changing call to action on climate change. Hear what Foer has to say about what we eat for our breakfast and lunch in particular — as an important potential solution — at this author talk and signing. Tickets are required to join the signing line. 7 p.m. Friday. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com

Saturday, Sept. 21

Fall Pecan Street Festival. The largest free arts and crafts festival in Central Texas returns for the fall. This massive two-day event features 300 artisan vendors, 30 food vendors, 50 bands on 3 stages, and one family-friendly rides section. Kids can also enjoy a petting zoo, face-painting, street magicians and more. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 22. East Sixth Street between Brazos Street and Interstate 35. pecanstreetfestival.org