Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Remedy your cabin fever with a weekend full of the city's best events. Sip vino at a special pop-up dinner or laugh along with Sarah Silverman. For Inauguration Day-related events, check out our roundup, and for a full list of happenings, visit our event calendar.
Thursday, January 19
Italic presents a Vietti Winery Free Tasting + Pop-up Dinner
Free pours of Vietti Winery vino at Italic's tasting and pop-up dinner offer a luxe alternative to your standard happy hour plans. Foodies are invited to sip blends during the afternoon and stay for a three-course dinner paired with carefully curated Vietti Winery wines. All wines and dishes will be available a la carte too.
Hyde Park Theatre presents FronteraFest 2017
This weekend marks the beginning of FronteraFest, the five-week festival of fringe theater at Hyde Park Theatre. The programming features a new bill of four or five short plays every night, creating a rapid-fire theater experience. The festival ends February 18.
Chippendales presents Best. Night. Ever. Tour
The world-famous Chippendales dancers are making a stop in Austin, and it's going to get hot. Don’t miss your chance to see this sizzling adults-only performance at Emo's.
Friday, January 20
Sideways Art Co. Reception
Sideways Art Co. makes its debut with a free reception at 4th Tap Brewing Cooperative. The new business aims to give more local artists an avenue to showcase their work, beginning Friday with pieces from featured artists Robert Page, Sarah Pollock, and Whitney Turetzky. Guests can discuss the art over brews and eats from The Hot Box Dinner food truck.
Sunday, January 22
Sarah Silverman in concert
Award-winning entertainer Sarah Silverman brings her comedic and creative talents to Bass Concert Hall for one night only. Purchase your tickets while you still can.