Weekend Event Guide

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

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It's here! SXSW kicks off Friday. SXSW/Facebook
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Get a taste of limited-release ciders at Texas Keeper Cider's taproom opening. Texas Keeper Cider/Facebook
Carol Burnett
Catch star Carol Burnett at the Long Center this Saturday.  Photo courtesy of Long Center for the Performing Arts
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With SXSW and spring break on the horizon, Austin is buzzing with things to do. We’ve got the details on the five best events this weekend. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.

SXSW Interactive & Film Festival
It's here! The 30th anniversary of SXSW kicks off Friday. Check out our guide to the best official free events, and get in on the action without spending a dime. 

Texas Keeper Cider Taproom Opening Party
Celebrate the grand opening of Texas Keeper Cider's new taproom with good people and good booze this Saturday. Visit the new digs — located right next to the Texas Keeper Cidery — and enjoy an exclusive tasting of limited-release ciders and wines from Texas and beyond. Guests will also enjoy live music, lawn games, and more.

Long Center presents Carol Burnett
Spend an evening with the one-and-only Carol Burnett at the Long Center this Saturday. The pioneering actress visits for an engaging experience where the audience asks the questions. This 90-minute conversation is sure to be unforgettable. Snag your tickets to this intimate event before they’re gone!

Gabriel Iglesias in concert
Get a good laugh in Saturday night with comedian Gabriel Iglesias. Best known for his rants on Comedy Central, Iglesias brings his Fluffy Breaks Even! comedy tour to the Frank Erwin Center for one night only. 

Bullock Texas State History Museum presents Our Global Kitchen
Experience food in a brand-new way at the Bullock Texas State History Museum’s newest exhibit, “Our Global Kitchen.” The highly interactive, multi-media exhibit explores the historical, cultural, and scientific intersection of humans and food. Catch a first look at the opening this weekend.