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Austin City Limits Radio Weekend Guide April 12th - April 14th
Enjoy live music with the view of the night sky at Hill Country Galleria’s Saturday Night Concert Series with Austin City Limits Radio! Head over to Hill Country Galleria every Saturday night until June 1st for some amazing outdoor performances on the lawn. This Saturday you can catch Carson McHone Band from 7-9PM! Family, friends and your sweet pups are welcome to join. Bring blankets to feel extra cozy! Best part of it all, admission is FREE! Plus, Toss Pizzeria will be on-site to fulfill your cravings. You can find more details and the rest of the lineup here, presented by Apparent Insurance and supported by Shiner Bock.
Friday, April 12th
GoPro Mountain Games Pre-Party | YETI | 4PM - 9PM
If outdoorsy merch, drink specials and live music are things you’re interested in, then you’re going to have a great start to your weekend! The crew at YETI are hosting a free event where you’ll be able to enjoy some tunes, have some drinks, and possibly win tickets for the upcoming GoPro Mountain Games this summer. Maybe you’ll walk away with new summer plans?
Photo Credit: The Pancakes & Booze Art Show
The Austin Pancakes & Booze Art Show | The Parish | 8PM - 2AM
Are wine-and-cheese art shows a little too upscale for you? Here’s an alternative. The Austin Pancakes & Booze Art Show is going feature over 75 local artists, body painting, live music and, like the name suggests, a whole lot of pancakes and beer. All forms of art are welcome at this event, so you can indulge yourself in endless pancakes and creativity.
Movies in the Park: Zoolander | Zilker Monkey Tree | 8:15PM - 10PM
The weather is warming up, so now is the perfect time to bust out the lawn chairs and head over to Zilker Park. This Friday, the Austin Parks Foundation and Alamo Drafthouse are screening a Ben Stiller-classic, “Zoolander.” The film is completely free and food trucks will be present for those essential movie snacks!
Saturday, April 13th
City-Wide Garage Sale | Palmer Events Center | 10AM
Vintage is always going to be in-style, which is all the more reason for you to head over to the City-Wide Garage Sale and browse around. From vintage clothing and instruments to Americana decor and antiques, it’s all here! Stop by the Palmer Events Center on Saturday morning and don’t miss your chance to pick up some rare products.
This Saturday falls on April 13th, and that means it’s Record Store Day, a holiday we can certainly get behind! What better way to celebrate your love for vinyl than to spend the day checking out what local record stores have to offer? Countless special releases will be available at participating shops. Check the Austin stores above!
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Run for Beer 5k(ish) Run | Celis Brewery | 12PM - 3PM
If your weekend agenda is lacking in the exercise department, this is the event for you. Join everyone at Celis Brewery for 5k(ish) run! A complimentary craft beer will be waiting for you at the finish line, so you can totally go at your own pace. Runners under 21 years old will receive a free non-alcoholic beverage. Just make sure to drink plenty of water as well!
Sunday, April 14th
Articulate Artist Market | Buzz Mill | 11AM - 5PM
Set aside some time this Sunday and head out to Buzz Mill for an easy-going afternoon of shopping! It’s a perfect time to support the local vendors and artists that are setting up shop. When you’re finished, sit down and have a coffee with your friends, listen to the live music and enjoy the atmosphere. Sounds like a good time to us!
Game of Thrones Watch Party | The North Door | 11AM - 11PM
The long-awaited 8th season of Game of Thrones is almost upon us! If you need to catch up on some episodes or just refresh your memory (since it’s been nearly 2 years since the last episode) then clear your schedule and head over to The North Door at 11AM. You’ll binge watch all of the 7th season and finish just in time for the new season’s premiere!
Shoal Creek Day: Dogs! | Shoal Creek Conservancy | 10AM - 1PM
Are you tired of walking your dog around the same block over and over? Well, your pet companion probably wouldn’t mind a change of scenery either, so join all of the other dog owners at Duncan Park this Sunday. There will complimentary dog goodies, free group training sessions and dog yoga for all the pups! Once the event starts to wrap up, everyone will be walking their dogs down Shoal Creek Trail to Central Library downtown. Treat your pet by coming out!
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The Brunch Boat | Austin Tour Company | 11:45AM - 2PM
Looking for a way to change up your Sunday brunch routine? Then buy your tickets and head to Capital Cruises’ dock at 11:45AM to board The Brunch Boat! This is a 2-hour cruise and brunch experience on Lady Bird Lake, so you’ll have gorgeous views of the city the entire time. Food and beverages will be provided by local businesses and everything is complimentary! The cruise is 80s Prom themed, so come decked-out in your best formal retro attire!