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And unlike many festivals, there’s no token system. Beyond pop-up restaurants from the likes of Otto, Balla and Popolo, you’llyou ll find cooking demonstrations from Giovanni Pilu, wine masterclasses plus p pizzaza ma makingg workshops workshopsos ops heldhe d byy the ARVN Pizza Association. Italian Wine and Food Festiv Festival, The Cutaway, Barangaroo; tomo tomorrow, 1111am -9pm, tickets $45-$175, italianwinefoodfestival.com.au If y your family includes a four leg legged friend then bring them al along to Yappy Hour (left), where your pooch will very much be a part of Sunday dri drinks. Pups can indulge in free servings of natural mineral wate water and wheat-, dairy- and preserv preservative-free dog treats while human co companions will get their own happy ho hour (4pm-6pm) in $5 wine and beer and $7.50$7 5 negronis. Yappy Hour, participating Fratelli Fresh restaurants; Sundays from tomorrow, 3pm-5pm, fratellifresh.com.au eacquaint yourself with a shirtless Patrick Swayze and Baby’s watermelon carrying skills at this Girls’ Night Out retro screening. Tickets get you a free beauty gift and Lux tickets. You will receive a glass of sparkling wine on arrival. Dirty Dancing, multiple Hoyts cinemas; August 30, 7pm, tickets $20, hoyts.com.au