FOOD/DRINK: Official Drink of Austin returns to Fair Market on Thursday, May 4th from 7–10 p.m. The city’s premier cocktail event, hosted by the Austin Food & Wine Alliance and Tipsy Texan, raises funds for AFWA Culinary Grants. Early bird tickets are $55 each and are on sale now at austinfoodwinealliance.org — Regular-priced tickets for the cocktail sampling event are $65 online, $75 at the door and $125, which includes the VIP industry after party.
CHARITY: Dining Out For Life returns to Austin on Tuesday, April 25th. The annual event celebrates its 25th year with more than 60 local restaurants generously donating a percentage of the day’s proceeds to AIDS Services of Austin and its mission of enhancing the health and wellbeing of the people affected by HIV and AIDS. Check out their site for a list of participating restaurants.
FASHION: Laura Reed Photography presents Shakin’ the Runway, a fashion show produced by high school seniors and geared toward their peers taking place this Sunday, April 9th. In addition to showcasing upcoming fashion trends for spring and fall 2017, the event will also raise raise funds for the Boneshaker Project. Tickets start at just $10 and are available online or at the door.