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Here’s your chance to have bubbles and brunch with goats

Addie Broyles
abroyles@statesman.com

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop is always hosting cool events, but this month, they are getting the goats involved.

The popular Hyde Park cheese store has two events this month where you can learn about cheesemaking and meet goats while you’re at it.

The first is a Bubbles and Brunch event at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at Bee Tree Farm, that goat farm near Manor that sells farmstead cheeses, including halloumi. Attendees will meet at the farm at 8317 Burleson Manor Road to enjoy cheese, charcuterie and adult beverages while enjoying a fall morning in the country. Tickets cost $55.

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On Saturday, Oct. 28, the cheese shop will host a bus tour to Pure Luck Farm & Dairy and Jester King Brewery, which are both near Dripping Springs. The event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and attendees will gather at Antonelli’s Cheese House, 500 Park Boulevard, to catch a ride that will include tastings on the bus. At Pure Luck, guests will tour the farm and enjoy their famed products, do the same at the brewery and then head back to Austin for a chocolate tasting back at the cheese shop. Tickets cost $125.

Another event of note this month is a cheese and preserves pairing class ($45) at the cheese shop with Stephanie McClenny, whose Confituras brick-and-mortar on South Lamar is in its final stages of completion.