Even though Fourth of July lands in the middle of next week, it's still a holiday weekend ... right? Celebrate your independnce with the five best things to do in Austin this weekend. Make a splash at Lake Travis Waterloo Adventures or rock out to Chicago and REO Speedwagon live in concert. on opening day or For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, June 28
Elisabet Ney Museum and #BossBabesATX presents Alie Jackson: “Meet Her Hands” opening reception
The Elisabet Ney Museum partners with BossBabesATX for “Meet Her Hands,” a collaborative exhibition series featuring three Texas artists. Guests can study the work of animator and illustrator Alie Jackson, documentary photographer Deborah Valcin, and conceptual artist Cindy Pop. During the free series, featured artists will showcase their work for two weeks throughout the summer.
Friday, June 29
Lake Travis Waterloo Adventures Opening Day
Round up the family and head to Lake Travis Waterloo Adventures for its epic opening day celebration. Be among the first to tackle the floating challenge course, take a boat ride from "Adventure Island,” and enjoy other water attractions in the Aqua Park. Make a day of it with food, booze, and frozen drinks sold on-site.
Saturday, June 30
The Ball Farm presents Sunset Goat Yoga & Happy Hour
Yoga with kids takes on a whole new meaning. Austin yogis are invited to The Ball Farm for a sunset Vinyasa class with furry goat friends as classmates. The outdoor class is lead by an expert instructor and features a range of poses for all ages and fitness levels. Following class, guest can refuel with an open hour happy hour.
Weezer & Pixies in concert
Rock music legends Weezer and Pixies team up for a co-headlining tour that makes a stop at Austin360 Amphitheater for one night only. Weezer is set to perform songs from their new album, Pacific Daydream, while the Pixies promote their latest album, 2016's Head Carrier. Select tickets still available.
Sunday, July 1
Chicago and REO Speedwagon in concert
Iconic rock bands REO Speedwagon and Chicago join forces for a co-headlining concert at the Austin360 Amphitheater. Chicago will perform the epic album, Chicago II while REO Speedwagon will play fan favorites like “In Your Letter” and “Can’t Fight This Feeling” for a sure to be sold-out audience. For available tickets, visit the concert website.