Event Roundup

Here are the top 10 things to do in Austin this weekend

Here are the top 10 things to do in Austin this weekend

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Highly anticipated Beatles exhibit opens this weekend. Courtesy photo

From decked out motorcycles to inspiring dance numbers, this weekend offers a wide variety of fun events to choose from. Here are our top 10 picks. For a full list of happenings, check out our events calendar.

Republic of Texas Biker Rally
The hogs and choppers will be rolling into town this weekend for the 20th annual Republic of Texas Biker Rally. Snag a spot downtown for the biker parade or get a ticket and check out the festivities at the Travis County Expo Center, which includes daredevil stunts to a performance from Lynyrd Skynyrd. Four-day passes are $69.
Thursday, June 11 through Sunday, June 14

Esther's Follies presents the Best in Stand Up in Showcase
Comedian Kerry Awn is taking over the theater for this annual showcase, which spotlights some of the best stand-up artists in town. Catch the likes of Mac Blake, JR Brow, Maggie Mae, Matt Sadler, Bryan Gutmann and more for $12-$25 per show.
Thursday, June 11 through Sunday, June 14 at 8 pm

Tapestry Dance Company presents Soul to Sole
The festival of rhythm returns to the Long Center with a varied lineup of classes and performances for the dancer or dance lover. Tickets start at $29. A full schedule of events can be found at the Tapestry Dance Company website.
Thursday, June 11 through Sunday, June 14

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company presents More Than One Complication
This new production will feature a mixture of dance and percussion for a complicated and dramatic show at the AustinVentures Studio Theater. Ticket are $20 for general admission, only $15 for students and seniors.
Thursday, June 11 through Saturday, June 13 at 8 pm; Sunday, June 14 at 3 pm

Cooking Light & Health's Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend
This event is more than just a marathon — it's a combination of fitness activities, cooking demos, healthy food tastings, yoga sessions and more. Prices range fro $55-$150, depending on which sessions you attend.
Friday, June 12 at 6:30 am through Sunday, June 14 at 9 am

2015 Revel Solstice Festival: Quartet for the End of Time
Witness two different programs in one celebration, which concludes with a rare performance of Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time." This unique festival is a showcase of classical music performance and appreciation at Vuka Co-op. Tickets range from $20-$55.
Friday, June 12 at 7 pm

South Shore District's Friday Night Films
Bring a lawn chair or a picnic blanket and post up on the South Shore District lawn. The free movie series kicks off with the classic Dazed and Confused and continues with more 1990s-themed films throughout the summer.
Friday, June 12 at 8 pm

Opening reception: Ladies and Gentlemen ... The Beatles!
The fever of Beatlemania has been captured perfectly in this exhibit that covers the peak of the band's popularity in the United States in the mid-1960s. More than 400 pieces of Beatles relics, from records and photographs will be on display at the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum. Opening day festivities include free admission, live music by The Eggmen and fare from local food trucks.
Saturday, June 13 at 9 am

8th Annual Taste of North Austin
Restaurants from across North Austin invite you this sweet festival-like affair at The Domain. We're talking food, drinks, live music and activities for the kiddos. Admission is free; tasting wristbands cost $20-$35.
Saturday, June 13 at 11 am

Inspiro Fest
This free family-friendly event at Casa de Luz includes a wide variety of vendors, performance art and music. Swing by the vegetarian restaurant for a wonderful meal and a fun time.
Saturday, June 13 at noon