Dining

Juniper's Piedmont Region Wine Pairing Dinner. Enjoy wines from the Castello di Neive and Bera wineries of the Piedmont region of Italy at this multi-course feast. The evening begins on Juniper's patio with a cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m., then transitions to a seated dinner alfresco with some dishes served family-style. There will be six courses paired with seven wines, and many of the courses are modern interpretations of Piedmontese classics presented with a Central Texas twist. 6 p.m. Oct. 1. $150. 2400 E. Cesar Chavez St., #304. prekindle.com/promo/id/530585115372247083

Contigo's Molé Dinner. Contigo hosts a spirited dinner focused on molé, a traditional Mexican sauce, with dishes that will be served with delicious drinks containing Casa Noble Tequila. An early precursor to Dia de los Muertos, the feast will include a welcome cocktail followed by a five-course molé-influenced meal, with each meaty course paired with a Casa Noble tequila or cocktail. The evening will be hosted by Casa Noble brand ambassador Aaron Kolitz and Contigo beverage director Jessica Sanders. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 1. $60. 2027 Anchor Lane. facebook.com/events/409241486453247

Art

"Sanctum" at Big Medium. A collection of internationally based artists, including Scott Vincent Campbell and Alyssa Taylor Wendt, presents work based around the concept of genetic memory — how we inherit not only DNA but fear, habits, triumph, trauma and love, among other things, from our ancestors. Noon to 6 pm. Tuesday-Friday through Oct. 5. 916 Springdale Road, Building 2, No. 101. 512-939-6665, bigmedium.org

Theater & dance

“Dracula.” Zach Theatre stages Stephen Dietz’s exquisite new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s famous story. In this "Dracula," which is now a sensual fantasy, there is a surprising twist: a bold heroine who dares to defy the ruler of the night. Mina, the object of Dracula’s desire, is in charge and, with steadfast courage, sleuths to uncover the mystery. Expect Zach's "Dracula," playing, of course, through Halloween, to become the hottest show of the season. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday with additional 7:30 p.m. shows Oct. 1 and 8, through Nov. 3. $30-$98. 202 S. Lamar Blvd. zachtheatre.org

Music

Tuesday Twilights at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Enjoy your happy hours with fall flowers starting this week. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center has brought back its Tuesday Twilights series, during which it stays open late each week this autumn (save for Oct. 15) to offer live music, activities, signature cocktails from Tito's Handmade Vodka, garden tours and more. This week, Americana-folk artist Nichole Wagner provides the tunes, and Waffle Love ATX the food. 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 29. $6-$12 admission. 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org