Dine with dogs and beer this busy summer Tuesday
Pets on the Patio with Austin Pets Alive. Thinking you need a cute pup and a cold margarita to make your week just a little bit better? To that end, ATX Cocina has teamed up with Austin Pets Alive to bring adoptable dogs to the downtown restaurant's expansive outdoor patio. The nonprofit's representatives will also be sharing information on how to foster a dog. Your own pets are welcome to mingle. Tickets include a De La Casa margarita and guacamole and partially benefit APA. 6 to 9 p.m. July 30. $20. ATX Cocina, 110 San Antonio St., Suite 170. atxcocina.com
B Movies and Bad History: The Great War. Watch a mix of the best and worst portrayals of World War I on the big screen and explore the meaning behind them at this Bullock Texas State History Museum event. Film scholar and author Donna Kornhaber will offer her expert opinion throughout the clips and conversation. Come early, at 6 p.m., to enjoy a reception and a self-guided tour of the Bullock's new exhibit "WWI America," which presents the stories of a divisive and rapidly transforming U.S. 7 p.m. July 30. Free. 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Oasthouse Kitchen + Bar's Beer & Whiskey Dinner. The Northwest Austin restaurant hosts a four-course prix fixe dinner featuring three dishes by chef and owner Amir Hajimaleki and executive chef Donald Myers. Alongside each dish (with a dessert by executive pastry chef Dennis Van) are beer and whiskey pairings by Friends & Allies Brewing and Jameson Irish Whiskey. One of the offerings is the limited Hibernia beer — a collaboration between the two brands. 6 to 9 p.m. July 30. $75. 8300 N. RM 620, Unit E. oasthouseaustin.com
Defining Women Dinner at Olamaie. This dinner series celebrates the women of Southern food. Each week, the top-rated restaurant takes inspiration for the feast from a different seminal, female-written cookbook and highlights a local farm to create a four-course menu with beverage pairings. Olamaie was built as an homage to five generations of Southern women, and the dinner series is an extension of that. Reserve your seat on the restaurant website. 5 to 10 p.m. July 30. $65. 1610 San Antonio St. olamaieaustin.com/events.
Theater & dance
"Haunted." Two siblings and a peculiar band of outsiders are determined to find out if a particular ghost story, about a witch who lures children to her lair in the woods to devour them, is really true. In this musical, one of three current Summer Stock Austin shows, the young people venture into the darkness to find the witch. What they discover, instead, is what has truly been haunting each of them for years. 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and 10 a.m. Aug. 3. $10-$19. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 512-474-5664, thelongcenter.org