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Something for the Weekend: Avoid Thunderstorms With Beer, Chocolate, and More

Bike for drink specials.

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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.

Don’t let the potential scattered thunderstorms stop a weekend full of beer, chocolate, champagne, and more. Keep busy with these six food- and drink-related events around the city. And remember, there are always new cocktail bars to check out.

The Wheel’s Biking Happy Hour — The Wheel’s first "bike to happy hour" lasts until today at 2 a.m. All cyclists can take advantage of drink specials, including tallboys for $2 and whiskey drinks for $4. [EaterWire]

Dude, Chocolate Pop-Up — Dallas-based Dude, Sweet Chocolates is setting up shop tonight offering its dark chocolate treats at Metier from 5-7 p.m. [EaterWire]

Pachanga’s Very Important Tacos — The Latino music festival Pachanga is back this weekend with its take on a VIP pass: the Very Important Taco (VIT) package. This year’s $79 tickets entail free tacos from TacoDeli, Fresa's, El Chile, and more, along with aguas frescas and paletas. [Austin360]

Rogness Brewery Turns 3 — The local brewery is celebrating the third year since the release of its first beers with a party on Saturday, May 16 from 12-9 p.m. Advance tickets are $13 with fees. Included with admission is three beers and a commemorative mason jar glass. Ginger Armadillo and Smokey Denmark’s Smoked Meats will be dishing out food, too. [EaterWire]

Pastries and Champagne — Buy La Patisserie's CroBrio, the bakery’s cronut/brioche hybrid, and get a free glass of champagne on Sunday from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. [EaterWire]

W’s Pool Parties — The W’s Shock Wave pool parties return this Sunday, May 17. For $30, attendees can take dip in the pool and enjoy drink specials, all to music. [EaterWire]

Fiesta Gardens

2101 Jesse E Segovia St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 480-3036 Visit Website

Métier Cook's Supply

1805 S First Street, Austin, TX (512) 276-2605 Visit Website

La Pâtisserie

602 West Annie Street, , TX 78704 (512) 912-0033 Visit Website

W Austin Rooftop Pool

200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 542-3600

Rogness Brewing

2400 Patterson Industrial Dr, Pflugerville, TX 78660 (512) 670-2537 Visit Website

The Wheel

1902 East Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, , TX 78702 (512) 531-9696 Visit Website