Bloom into the first weekend of spring with the top five things to do in Austin. Hear the beloved music of David Bowie live at the Paramount Theatre or spend the day in the garden (with a mimosa in-hand) during The Vortex Garden Party. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, March 21
A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour
The hits of musical legend David Bowie will fill the Paramount Theatre for one nostalgic night only. A Bowie Celebration features a live performance of his time-honored discography, including smash-hit songs known by all and deep cuts for diehard fans. Select tickets are still available.
Friday, March 22
GAACC presents Asian Eats Night Market
Explore the iconic flavors of the Far East at Austin Community College Highland Business Center. Guests to the night market will begin their walk through Asia in the Middle East, traveling through each region on the continent before ending with East Asia. Additional highlights include unique shopping opportunities and live performances. Admission is free.
Flip ‘N Art Fest
More than 50 Austin-area artists and makers will showcase their talents at Flip ‘N Art Fest. Guests can enjoy festival fun for three consecutive days and shop directly from printmakers, bag designers, woodworkers, stained glass artists, plant artists, as well as skin care and fragrance producers. Be among the first 100 attendees to the kickoff party to receive a free gift. Admission is free.
Saturday, March 23
The VORTEX presents 9th Annual Garden Party
Welcome the spring season with bubbly beverages and a little diggin' in the dirt at The Vortex. The 9th Annual Garden Party will feature art projects, planting, a petting zoo, and live music performances to keep spirits light and airy. Guests can try their hand at creating butterfly-inspired artwork and sip on cocktails reminiscent of the garden, including a twist on the classic mimosa. For more information, visit the Garden Party website.
Sunday, March 24
Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power
Accomplished attorney and academic Anita Hill visits the Paramount Theatre to engage in a poignant and powerful discussion on civil rights. Known for her courageous testimony during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas in 1991, Hill has been a major figure in the fight to end sexual violence against women and also advocates for gender equality in the workplace. Additionally, Hill will speak about lessons learned since her testimony, and why the fight for systematic change must continue. Select tickets are still available.