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Weekend Plans: Rose, BugFest, Prince Cocktail Party

Plus, ice cream pop-ups, pizza film screenings, and more

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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.

POP-UP WIRESpun Ice Cream brings bacon fat powder-topped sweets to Noble Sandwich on Burnet for a special pop-up on Saturday, June 4, made from meats from the shop. Plus, there will be other flavors available, too, from noon to 8 p.m. [EaterWire]

SOUTH LAMAR — For Gibson Bar’s Splish Splash Charity Bash, Luke’s Inside Out is cooking up specially-themed dishes. Take advantage of the water slide and water gun fights, plus potentially adopt a pet from Austin Pets Alive. It takes place on Saturday starting at noon. [EaterWire]

ROSE WIRE — It’s nearly summer, so it’s time for lots of rose. Vino Vino is hosting a pink wine tasting with over 50 different types on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. To fill stomachs, a limited lunch service will be available. $10 of the $30 ticket goes towards the American Cancer Society. [EaterWire]

EAT YOUR INSECTS — Curious about edible bugs? Head out to Little Herds’ BugFest, taking place at In.Gredients on Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. La Condesa’s Rick Lopez will show how he cooks crickets. The suggested donation is $10. [EaterWire]

BEER HERELucky ticket holders for the TX German Bier Festival (now sold out) on Saturday will get to drink beer out of a glass boot and judge grilled cheese sandwiches. [EATX]

PRINCE WIRE — Sundays at Drink.Well are all about the ’90s with a weekly First up on June 5 is a Prince tribute, complete with a special menu including Diamonds & Pearls (gin, rhubarb, lemon, champagne) and Pink Cashmere (pisco, spiced hibiscus, angostura, lime, egg white). [EaterWire]

ICE CREAM WIRE — This Sunday marks South Congress Hotel's first ice cream social with the hotel's executive pastry chef Amanda Rockman, teaming up with Dai Due's Abby Love. From noon to 5 p.m., there will be ice cream, rose, bubbles, and beer. [EATX]

SOUTH AUSTIN — While Launderette's tribute dinner for French chef Jacques Pepin is sold out on Sunday, there are still tickets available for his Long Center appearance earlier that day at 3 p.m. [EATX]

PIZZA SCREENING — Watch Space Jam and the 1991 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel with Home Slice pizza at hand with the Paramount Theater's double-screening on Sunday at 3:15 p.m. Tickets are still available. [EaterWire]

SOUTH CONGRESS — See if you can still grab tickets for Uchi/Uchiko's Tyson Cole's special dinner at Hotel Saint Cecilia on Sunday from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are a whooping $350. [EaterWire]

BENEFIT WIRESonya Cote takes over Kettle & Brine for a dinner benefitting Fresh Chef’s Society on Sunday. The five course meal includes chicken fried quail legs, family-style sous vide short ribs and ratatouille, along with peach and nectarine cobblers. Tickets are $125, and the dinner lasts from 6 to 9 p.m. [EaterWire]

Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Avenue, , TX 78701

South Congress Hotel

1603 South Congress Avenue, , TX 78704 (512) 920-6405 Visit Website

Kettle & Brine

, Austin, TX (512) 375-4239

Luke's Inside Out

1109 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 589-8883 Visit Website

SPUN Ice Cream

1912 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1768 Visit Website

Vino Vino

4119 Guadalupe Street, , TX 78751 (512) 465-9282 Visit Website

Home Slice Pizza

1415 South Congress Avenue, , TX 78704 (512) 444-7437 Visit Website

Hotel Saint Cecilia

112 Academy Drive, , TX 78704 (512) 852-2400 Visit Website


207 East 53rd Street, , TX 78751 (512) 614-6683 Visit Website

Long Center

701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 457-5100

Gibson Bar

1109 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 386-1345 Visit Website

Noble Sandwich Co.

4805 Burnet Road, , TX 78756 (512) 666-5124 Visit Website

In.gredients [Closed]

2610 Manor Road, , TX 78722 (512) 275-6357 Visit Website