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On Our Radar: June 9, 2016

Father's Day Craft Cocktail Workshop, Fusebox Film screenings, 10th Annual Barback Games, Honky Tonk Happy Hour, A Day for Dads

FOOD: Kettle & Brine is teaming up with Freedmen’s to host a craft cocktail workshop, Saturday, June 18th.  Spend an afternoon with your dad learning how to make creative summer cocktails that pair perfectly with Evan LeRoy’s lauded Central Texas barbecue.  The event includes all-you-can-eat BBQ, cocktails, as well as a few craft cocktail must-haves. Tickets are on sale and $35 each.

FESTIVALS: Fusebox Festival is teaming up with On The Boards TV to present two FREE screenings/discussions at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar. Tickets for Germinal on June 27 and Amarillo on June 28 can be reserved online.

FOOD: For the first time in Austin, Whisler’s is teaming up with Fernet-Branca liqueur to host the 10th annual Barback Games, a series of gladiator-style bar challenges, on Sunday, June 12. The event features a tantalizing pig and goat roast and cocktails, along with live music by DJ Chicken George.

MUSIC: What could be better than spending a Thursday evening relaxing on one of Austin’s best patios, drinking craft beer made on premise and listening to live music from a local artist? That’s what happens each Thursday evening as Uncle Billy’s hosts its Honky Tonk Happy Hour. Weekly from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and drink specials from 4:00 to 9:00 pm.

ENTERTAINMENT: Give dad the gift of beer for Father’s Day. Independence Brewing hosts A Day for Dads, plus fun for the whole family on Saturday, June 19 from 1-10pm. Enjoy live music from Kathy and The Killowats, food by Wünder Pig Barbecue Co.. Dads can take a load off with chair massages, hair and beard trims for the guys from Boardroom For Men and take flight with Redbird Flight Simulators.

Written by Laura Villagran Johnson

Co-Founder and Creative Director,
Austin Social Planner

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