More things to do, May 20


Dining

Central Texas Food Bank’s 21 County Fair. Make your way through the food bank’s warehouse with a pizza slice in one hand, a cold craft beer in the other — and an impulse to fight hunger at the first-ever 21 County Fair. You’ll get to enjoy games, drinks and free snacks as you learn more about the services and programs the Central Texas Food Bank provides throughout its 21-county service area. Via 313 Pizza, Moonshine Grill, Easy Tiger and Café Mueller Restaurant by H-E-B are among those providing eats. Boss Street Brass Band will play funk and jazz tunes. 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. $35-$10,000. 6550 Metropolis Drive. eventbrite.com/e/21-county-fair-presented-by-h-e-b-tickets-32743432488?ref=ebtnebtckt.

Beverages

Divine Canines at Circle Brewing. The North Austin brewery is highlighting Divine Canines’ month-long fundraiser with a special afternoon that will include Circle’s Divine Canines four-legged ambassador, Fenway. Bring your Barks for Beers glass and ‘pawsport’ to get a free pour. Plus, Circle Brewing will have dog-friendly vendors on-site and food truck Quality Seafood. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free. 2340 W. Braker Lane, Suite B. facebook.com/events/723763437784314/.

Art

Collectors Show. This multiartist exhibit is a celebration of local collectors who champion art on a personal level and will feature the art from their private collections. Collectors whose work will be featured include Anastasia and Jay Colombo, Donald R. Mullins, and Elisa and Joel Sumner. Opening reception 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through June 18. Grayduck Gallery, 2213 E. Cesar Chavez St. 512-826-5334, grayduckgallery.com.

Music

Evan Johns memorial tribute at Hole in the Wall. When Austin guitarist Evan Johns died March 11, the city was just gearing up for another South by Southwest stretch, which made it hard for a fitting memorial event to take place quickly. His friends persevered, and the result is a strong lineup of musicians with ties to Johns’ stellar career. Local groups Churchwood, the Gay Sportscasters and the LeRoi Brothers join the D.C. Weenies, featuring former Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra backed by an ace crew of roots-rockers. Rounding out the bill are renowned Dallas one-man band Homer Henderson and others. The $10 cover charge benefits the SIMS Foundation. 8 p.m. Saturday. 2538 Guadalupe St. holeinthewallaustin.com. — Peter Blackstock

Conspirare’s “Unclouded Day.” Expect an eclectic program curated by Conspirare founder and acclaimed Grammy Award-winning conductor Craig Hella Johnson for this concert featuring an 18-voice Conspirare ensemble. The group will sing a range of styles, including classical, folk and pop music, that has to do with the journey of women. Also included is a workshop performance of a choral work for Conspirare from composer Jocelyn Hagen based upon folk poetry by Pashtun women. 7 p.m. Saturday. $10-$35. Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church, 7127 Bee Cave Road. conspirare.org.



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