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

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Day 2 Modest Mouse
Modest Mouse and Brand New play Austin360 Amphitheater this Saturday. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Chef Peter Maffei
Learn to craft classic summertime dishes with chef Peter Maffei at Central Market this Friday. Photo courtesy of Central Market
Naughty by Nature, rap, Treach, November 2012
Throw it back to the '90s with Naughty By Nature, Sir Mix-A-Lot, En Vogue, and more this Friday. Acclaim.com
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Day 2 Modest Mouse
Chef Peter Maffei
Naughty by Nature, rap, Treach, November 2012

This weekend is a perfect balance of all of Austin's favorite things. Take it back to the ‘90s with some live music or feast on a homegrown craft beer dinner. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.

(Baby Got) Back to the '90s
Travel back in time with some of the most legendary names in hip-hop and R&B this Friday. Naughty by Nature, En Vogue, Sisqo, Sir Mix-A-Lot, 2 Live Crew, and more will play H-E-B Center at Cedar Park for an epic night of '90s jams. Relive your glory days at the throwback concert of the year.

Sweet Summertime Cooking Class with Chef Peter Maffei
This Friday, Executive Chef Peter Maffei of the highly anticipated Cannon + Belle at Hilton Austin is hosting an intimate class at Central Market's Cooking School featuring classic summer dishes. Learn how to make tomato and cucumber gazpacho, grilled beef rib with charred onion, and buttermilk fried chicken at this can’t-miss class. As an added treat, Maffei will incorporate two creamy frozen desserts. 

Modest Mouse and Brand New in concert
Following their stellar ACL Music Fest performance in 2015, Modest Mouse returns to Austin to co-headline a concert with Brand New. Both bands will perform full sets at the Austin360 Amphitheater, ensuring you’ll be rocking out all Saturday night. 

Record Store Crawl Austin
Embrace the nostalgia of vinyl at the Record Store Crawl this Sunday. Dig through crates of albums and find gold in the company of other record enthusiasts. Perks include transportation to record store destinations, open bar, a private tour of the Gibson Showroom, giveaways, Kind Snacks, discounts on vinyl, and more.

Greenhouse Craft Food presents Feast of Saint Arnold Beer Dinner
End the weekend with a feast fit for a king at Greenhouse Craft Food in Round Rock. This Sunday, the five-course dinner showcases beer from Saint Arnold, Texas’ oldest craft brewery. Indulge in dishes like bacon-wrapped quail, smoked jumbo Gulf shrimp, and chocolate bourbon mousse paired with quality craft brews. This delectable dinner is worth the short drive from Austin.