Lavender & Wein
Maifest will be held Friday, May 21 from 7-8pm at Beethoven Halle and Garten, 422 Pereida. Attractions include authentic German food, music, drink, and dance. The festival is hosted by the Beethoven Maennerchor. Free. Info: 222-1521, or [email protected], www.beethovenmaennerchor.com.
The Lavender Festival will be held Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23 at Becker Vineyards in Fredericksburg. The event will feature 40 different vendors specializing in different lavender products. Some of the events include wine tours and tasting, demonstrations of how to use or make lavender products, a $50 luncheon on both Saturday and Sunday, and tours of lavender farms. 10am-6pm Sat, noon-6pm Sun. Free. Info: 830-644-2681, www.beckervineyards.com.
Chefs at Whole Foods
Whole Foods will feature chefs Saturday May 22, June 26, and July 17 from 1-2pm at the Quarry Whole Foods Market, 255 E. Basse. On May 22, Chris Kidd, a pastry chef from Piatti will appear and prepare his signature dishes just like you might see on the Food Network. Other chefs to come are Louis Halfant from the Luna Blue Café on June 26, and Gus Ortiz from Silo on July 17. Free. Info: 826-4676.
New Braunfels Wein & Saengerfest
New Braunfels Wein & Saengerfest will be held Saturday, May 22 from 7-8pm in the Historic District of downtown New Braunfels. Attractions include hand-made art pieces sold by various vendors, music, and wine tasting. Info: 830-638-2100 ext. 252, or [email protected]. •