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Weekend Plans: Ice Cream Specials, Rogness Brewing’s Last Day, Pig Roast

Plus, Banger’s Smoke Out, beer class, and cocktail party

Lick Honest Ice Creams on Burnet
Lick Honest Ice Creams on Burnet
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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.

RAINEY STREETBanger's Smoke Out Saturday is back on July 16 from 11 a.m. to midnight with plates of smoked pig and all of the good stuff for $15. [EaterWire]

LAST BEER DAYAs noted earlier today, Rogness Brewing Company is taking a break, but the brewery needs to get rid of its booze, so of course it's hosting a party on its last day on Saturday from 1 to 10 p.m. [EATX]

DIRTY SIXTH — California chain Eureka celebrates its first year on Saturday with beer tappings and music. The restaurant is even donating partial proceeds from the day to the Central Texas Food Bank, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. [EaterWire]

SOUTH AUSTINWhip In's second pig roast takes place on Saturday with other dishes and $2 off beer and wine for those donning Hawaiian-themed apparel. The festivities are from 3 to 10 p.m. [EaterWire]

BEER HERE — Microbrew chain Growler USA will hold free beer classes every Saturday this summer, with the first one taking place tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. The educational experience will include tastings and snacks. [EaterWire]

BOOZE NEWS — Before landing in New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail, cocktail team Wandering Spirits is making a pitstop at Half Step on Saturday. From 6 to 8 p.m., bartenders like Sean Kenyon and Chris Bostick will serve up drinks. [EaterWire]

POP-UP DINNER — If you’ve missed Janina O’Leary’s sweet doughnuts, book tickets to her and husband Sean’s pop-up dinner at Swoop House on Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $55. [EATX]

ICE CREAM WIRE — For National Ice Cream Day on Sunday, July 17, Lick Honest Ice Creams is donating 5 percent of its proceeds from all three shops (two in Austin, one in San Antonio) to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas/San Antonio. The ice cream shop is also accepting donations for the charities for the rest of the month. Also new for Lick is sundaes available just for the month. [EaterWire]

DAY OFF — All Parkside Projects restaurants (Parkside, The Backspace, Olive & June, Bullfight) will be closed on Sunday for staff appreciation day. [EaterWire]

BRUNCH WIREPeached Tortilla is hosting a $3 drink brunch on Sunday, where brunch cocktails (mimosas, mulemosas, and peach bellinis) are just $3, which will be offered with new dishes like brisket eggs benedict and smoked shiitake and kale toast. Brunching hour is from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. [EaterWire]

ICE CREAM WIRE PART TWO Also for that fake ice cream holiday, Moojo's ice cream cart is coming to Craftsman for $5 sandwiches from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, alongside $6 boozy root beer floats made with Nada Moo's vegan ice cream. [EaterWire]

CHEESE WIREAntonelli’s is hosting a cheese and wine tasting over at Prelog’s on Sunday, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., featuring mostly European cheese and wines. Tickets are $39. [EaterWire]

Lick Honest Ice Creams [South Lamar]

1100 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78704 (512) 363-5622 Visit Website

The Backspace

507 San Jacinto Boulevard, , TX 78701 (512) 474-9899 Visit Website

Whip In Convenience Store & Pub

1950 South I H 35, Austin, TX 78745

The Peached Tortilla

5520 Burnet Road, , TX 78756 (512) 330-4439 Visit Website

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

79 Rainey Street, , TX 78701 (512) 386-1656 Visit Website

Alley Cat

2000 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas 78702


3012 Gonzales St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 467-6600

Growler USA - America's Microbrew Pub

609 W 29th St, Austin, TX 78705 (512) 800-9532

Rogness Brewing

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

Half Step

75 1/2 Rainey Street, , TX 78701 Visit Website

Prelog's [Closed]

360 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 350-2895


2135 North Willis Boulevard, , OR 97217 (503) 719-6826 Visit Website

Bullfight [Closed]

4807 Airport Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78751 Visit Website


, Austin, TX (512) 735-1144