Art, beer and more things to do Sept. 18 and beyond
The Church at 3Ten.One of Australia’s most enchanting rock/pop bands since they formed in 1980, the Church briefly hit the big time in the late ’80s with the radio/MTV hit “Under the Milky Way,” then gradually faded from the spotlight. They’ve kept making records all along, releasing more than 20 studio albums through 2014’s “Further/Deeper.” Original members Steve Kilbey and Peter Koppes are still aboard, with Ian Haug of Powderfinger now in place of co-founder Marty Willson-Piper. Sub Pop Records veterans Helio Sequence of Oregon open. $44-$45. 7 p.m. Sept. 18. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. 3tenaustin.com. — Peter Blackstock
Hops & Grain’s Haze County Release Party. Hops & Grain has canned another beer, the Haze County Double IPA, and is celebrating with multiple launch parties in Austin. A portion of the proceeds from this one, at Odd Duck, will benefit local nonprofit Urban Roots, so you’ll be drinking for a good cause. Pay $10 during Odd Duck’s happy hour to get a freshly canned Haze County and a pork belly slider from the restaurant. 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18. 1201 S. Lamar Blvd. facebook.com/events/168441333706915/.
“Elements: Rock, Steel, Felt, Wax” at Davis Gallery. This four-person group show is focused on a set of specific natural materials: rock, steel, felt and wax. The artists participating in the exhibit each represent one of the four materials. Giota Vorgia’s meticulously painted canvases depict stones, while Randall Reid’s abstract collages are fabricated out of discarded metals. Barbara Atwell’s richly symbolic sculptures are made from wool, and Annie Darling’s emotional encaustic paintings represent wax. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Oct. 7. 837 W. Twelfth St. 512-477-4929, davisgalleryaustin.com.
Marker 10’s Treaty Oak Dinner. The newly renovated Marker 10 restaurant at Hyatt Regency Austin has partnered with Treaty Oak Brewing & Distilling for a five-course pairing dinner. Courses include king salmon crudo paired with a cardamom rose gin and tonic and smoked sea bass paired with a fennel fizz drink. Treaty Oak representatives, along with the hotel’s sous chef, Dan Voluz, will be at the dinner to discuss each pairing. And it’s for a good cause: 20 percent of the proceeds are going toward the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. 6 p.m. Sept. 20. $60. 208 Barton Springs Road. hyattregencyaustin.ticketleap.com/treatyoakdinner/.
“The Wolves” at Hyde Park Theatre. Hyde Park Theatre’s production of this Pulitzer Prize finalist play from first-time playwright Sarah DeLappe is one of the first five in the U.S. “The Wolves” is about the nine teenage girls of an indoor soccer team, all with their own distinctive personalities and ideas about life. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through Oct. 21. $20-$26. 511 W. 43rd St. 512-479-7529, hydeparktheatre.org.
“Over the Lege Part 2: The Governor Strikes Back” at the Institution Theater. The live political satire and variety show exposing the shenanigans of the Texas Legislature is returning to the stage with new songs, dances, sketches and improvisation. New sketches include “Maternal Mortality Task Force” and “Crowdfunding — Now for Rape Kits.” There will be special guests every show, including Sen. Kirk Watson and KUT’s Ben Philpott. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Sept. 30. $15. 3708 Woodbury Drive. theinstitutiontheater.com.