The 17th annual Heart of Texas Wine & Food Festival, benefitting the Humane Society of Central Texas, will be held from 12-4 p.m. at Downtown 301 Events Center, located at 301 South 2nd Street. Patrons may choose from more than 200 wines and sample food from 30-plus restaurants. Tickets are $60 in advance. Individual VIP “Top Dog” tickets are $100 and include exclusive food and wine pairings, a VIP wineglass and gift bag. Purchase tickets online at wacowinefestival.com.