Happy Fourth of July from all of us at Greenling.com! Whether you are grilling up All-American hot dogs, slicing up some refreshing watermelon, or trying out a Raw Potluck for the first time, we wish you all good eats at your patriotic celebration. This week’s local food happenings range from Spaghetti Westerns to Taco Eatin’ Dragons, definitely entertainment for the whole family.
[FREDERICKSBURG] Celebrate 4th Of July In Fredericksburg!
- Wed, July 4th, All Day
- 302 E. Austin Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Experience July 4th in historic Fredericksburg, beginning with the annual Community Parade along Main Street at 10:00 a.m. Local wineries Becker Vineyards will host its July 4th Chili Cook-off also 10:00 a.m. and Pedernales Cellars will be flying kites at its Kite Festival. Get back to the basics of holiday fun in Luckenbach Texas for its 4th of July Celebration kicking-off at noon. And back in Fredericksburg, plans are set for a fireworks display at the Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park starting around 9:30 p.m.
Visit the Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau website for more info.
[AUSTIN] Community Lunch with Urban Roots!
- $15 Donation MUST RSVP
- Friday, July 6, 11:30am-1pm
- Urbans Roots Farm, 7651 Delwau Ln Austin, TX 78725
We warmly welcome Bryce to the 2012 Community Lunch Series. The Gilmores hold a special place in community Lunch history, as his father- Jack Gilmore of Jack & Allen’s Kitchen- worked with Urban Roots to really get the Community Lunch series off the ground. Bryce was just named Best New Chef by Food & Wine and we can’t wait to see what Bryce brings to the table this season! At each lunch, a group of Urban Roots youth Farm Interns teams up with a different local chef in the Austin area to prepare and share a seasonal, multi-course meal with the Austin community. Each meal incorporates fresh produce, grown and harvested from the Urban Roots Farm.
[AUSTIN] “Dragons Love Tacos” storytime
- Free, great family activity
- Sat, July 7th, 11:30am
- BookPeople, 603 North Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78703
The decidedly more mythical cousins of dinosaurs and alligators, dragons are seriously cool. After all, they are giant, legendary beasts who can fly and breathe fire! So you definitely want to join BookPeople for storytime celebrating these fearsomely fantastic creatures. They’ll be reading the brand-new Dragons Love Tacos and other deliciously dragony tales.
Check all the story times great for kids on the BookPeople site.
[SAN ANTONIO] San Antonio Vegan RAW Potluck
- Sun, July 8th, 12pm
- San Pedro Spring Park, 1315 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX
Try your hand at a raw vegan dish! Whether you cut up watermelon or break out the dehydrator, it doesn’t matter! Just join us for a good time and lots of good food! If the pool is open, we can hang out and enjoy some fun in the sun together. Bring your blanket, your dish and serving stuff, and get ready for some summer fun with your Vegans!
More info on their Facebook page.
Be sure to check back regularly on the Greenling Community page for more updates and opportunities!