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Weekend Plans: What To Do Besides ACL

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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Yes, it’s ACL right now, but it’s not the only thing happening around town. There’s still football and Veracruz’s new brunch, along with these five events.

WEST SIXTH — If you happen to be ACL-ing, Arro is offering half-off discounts to anyone with wristbands after 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Plus, partake in $1 mimosas and Bloody Marys on all day on Sunday. [EaterWire]

FOOD TV — Fancy yourself a Food Network star? The channel is looking for local home cooks for the second season of All-Star Academy. The open casting call is being held at Culinary Factory on Sunday, October 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. [EaterWire]

EAST SEVENTH — The Austin chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier is hosting Food Fight on Sunday, October 4. At LaV from 5 to 8 p.m., there’s wine and appetizers, along with an auction with goods like a private Franklin Barbecue party, Springdale Farm tour with dinner by Sonya Cote, and a sausage making class. Advance tickets are $50. [EaterWire]

CAMPUSTexas French Bread is ringing in fall with a garden party on Sunday, October 4, with small bites, wine, beer, and music from 6 to 8 p.m. [EaterWire]

AUSTINSunday’s the last day for Shake Shack’s Shaktoberfest specials, including the bacon cheddar brat burger and vanilla custard with apples. [EaterWire]

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