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Weekend Plans: Crawfish Boils, PGA Masters Viewing Party, Benefit Brunch, More

Also, beer and good works and a picnic for kids

Lenoir's wine garden
Lenoir's wine garden

CRAWFISH WIREOasthouse Gastropub hosts its first-ever crawfish boil on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 4 p.m. $20 gets you two pounds of crawfish, and an Abita Louisiana Spiced Ale. South of the river, Whip In hosts a boil from 1 to 10 p.m. [EaterWire]

BIRTHDAY WIREZilker Brewing Company hosts its first birthday party, The Onezie, on Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. [EaterWire]

BEER AND CHARITY — Two Saturday events center on turning philanthropy into beer. Hops & Grain hosts an all-day fundraiser for Hill Country Ride for AIDS. It will donate a portion of tap room sales to the HIV/AIDS fundraiser, in addition to hosting a silent auction from 3 to 6 p.m. Blue Owl Brewing leads a team of volunteers as part of the East Cesar Chavez Clean Sweep from 9 to 11 a.m., then hosts a volunteer party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. featuring t-shirts, lunch, prizes, and kids' activities. [EaterWire]

BENEFIT BRUNCHFixe hosts Billy's Birthday Benefit Brunch, a three-course ticketed brunch on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Tickets are $55, and the menu includes Fixe's famous biscuits. [EaterWire]

PICNIC SEASON — This Sunday, April 10, is the fourth annual Children's Picnic at the French Legation Museum, co-presented by the museum, Edible Austin, and the SANDE Foundation. From 1 to 5 p.m., families can enjoy a picnic on the grounds, learn how to grow a garden, and paint rainwater barrels, among other things. [EaterWire]

LIVE MUSICUncle Billy's hosts KUTX's Live Free Music series on Sundays through May 22. From 2 p.m., enjoy tunes, brunch specials, and special firkin tappings. [EaterWire]

BOOK LAUNCH — Local food blogger Jeanine Donofrio launches her new cookbook, The Love & Lemons Cookbook, in Lenoir's wine garden on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. Enjoy complimentary bites of dishes from the cookbook. [EaterWire]

GOLF WIRE — Golf fans can hole up at Olamaie on Sunday to watch the PGA Masters competition, loaded with mint juleps, pimiento cheeese, and biscuits, from noon to 7 p.m., all for $25. [EATX]

Whip In Convenience Store & Pub

1950 South I H 35, Austin, TX 78745

Hops & Grain

507 Calles St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 914-2467 Visit Website


1610 San Antonio Street, , TX 78701 (512) 474-2796 Visit Website

French Legation Museum

802 San Marcos Street, , TX 78702 (512) 472-8180 Visit Website

Uncle Billy's Brew & Que

1530 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 476-0100 Visit Website

Blue Owl Brewing

2400 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 (512) 593-1262 Visit Website


68 Wentworth Street, , SC 29401 (843) 534-9031 Visit Website

Oasthouse Gastropub

8300 N FM 620 Bldg E, Austin, TX 78726 (737) 222-5779 Visit Website