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A Hill Country beer fest and more ways to spend your Saturday

Arianna Auber
Texas wines will be available in flight form at Easy Tiger's downtown beer garden in celebration of National Rosé Day. [Contributed by Easy Tiger]


First Annual Destination Brew Fest. Taste your way through wild ales and lagers at this boutique beer festival at Vista Brewing. Destination Brew Fest serves as the launch of the Texas Brewshed Alliance, a growing group of breweries and water conservationists that aims to encourage water conservation efforts. Festival attendees can enjoy live music, relax in the Kammok Hammock Grove, and chow down on farm-to-table food. VIP tickets include early entry and a guided tasting. 2 to 6 p.m. June 8. $20-$100. 13551 Ranch to Market Road 150.

Rosé Day at Easy Tiger. Everything is coming up rosés at this downtown beer garden. Easy Tiger celebrates National Rosé Day with $10 Texas wine flights, tunes by GirlFriend ATX, a vintage clothing pop-up by She Is A Hawk and flower crowns by Jessica Lassin. You can also snap the perfect Instagram in front of the Loveleighflowers flower wall designed especially for the occasion. Winemaker Doug Lewis of Lewis Wines and Rae Wilson of Dandy Rosé will make an appearance. 1 to 6 p.m. June 8. Free. 709 E. Sixth St.


"Balance." The youngest artist represented by Ao5 Gallery, Brandon Snow is a self-taught printmaker who merges his original film photography with a large-format silkscreen process, a hand-pulled printing method that allows for one-of-a-kind, serendipitous characteristics to develop in each piece. Opening reception: 7 to 9 p.m. June 8. Show: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through July 7. 3005 S. Lamar Blvd.


Austin Terror Fest at Empire, Barracuda. Guitars will scream, drums will beat and heads will bang as the noise music fest blasts into town for its third go round, which kicked off on Friday. Headliners include black metal titans Goatwhore and French post-metal act Alcest. Stoner metal will be well represented at the festival by a host of acts including Church of Misery, Bongzilla and Bongripper, who will be playing their first Texas show at the festival. 3 and 7 p.m. June 8-9. Individual show tickets: $25-$40. Festival pass: $150. — Deborah Sengupta Stith


Texas Tomato Fest. The community event designed to bring together home gardeners, local growers and tomato lovers features the Homegrown Contest, as well as local food vendors, kids' activities, live music provided by Steel Betty and, of course, lots of fresh, juicy tomatoes. There are four categories in the competition: cherry, slicer, paste and heaviest. Prizes to the winners are available from the Natural Gardener. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8. Free. The Natural Gardener, 8648 Old Bee Caves Road.

Second Saturdays Are For Families: Tape Lanterns. At this hands-on arts and crafts event with the Contemporary Austin, kids and their families are invited to create an extraordinary light sculpture using ordinary materials, inspired by Ursula von Rydingsvard's luminous sculpture "Luna." Reservations are requested for these workshops using the link. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St.


Taste of North Austin. Downtown Austin isn't the only area of town where you can find good bites. Head to the Domain's 12th annual tasting event to try a number of food items from participating eateries including Cru Food & Wine Bar, the Brass Tap, True Food Kitchen and many more. Plus, the afternoon event will have live music, a kids' fun zone, prize giveaways and more. Wristbands are available for purchase at Simon Guest Services at the Domain or at the event the day of, with 10 tastes for $20. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8. 11410 Century Oaks Terrace.