Embrace your quirky side during the top five things to do in Austin this weekend. Shop the downright fanciest garage sale in Texas at the Palmer Events Center or climb trees with the entire family at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, January 24
Iliza Shlesinger: Elder Millennial Tour
Comedian, writer, and talk show host Iliza Shlesinger brings her brand of feminism-focused humor to the Paramount Theatre. Shlesinger is no stranger to the spotlight, whether through her Freeform limited run talk show, Truth & Iliza or her recently-released Netflix special, Elder Millennial. Select tickets to both evening performances are still available.
Saturday, January 26
Bullock Texas State History Museum presents “Texas From Above” opening day
Astonishing aerial views of Texas make their debut at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. The exhibition showcases the work of Austin-based photographer, pilot, and entrepreneur Jay B. Sauceda, and includes large-format images alongside personal artifacts from his travels. Following the opening day, “Texas From Above” will be on display through June 16.
Le Garage Sale
Shop the chicest garage sale in the Lone Star State at the Palmer Events Center all weekend long. This fashionista experience features items from top local boutiques and designers at a bargain price. Additional sale amenities include coffee, cocktails, and the perfect playlist for indulging in retail therapy. To purchase tickets, visit the Le Garage Sale website.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center presents Winter Tree Fest
Winter Tree Fest features educational walks and demonstrations presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ecologists and arborists for all ages to enjoy. Additional highlights include family-friendly tree climbing, s’mores roasting, crafts, fort building, and more. Guests are encouraged to stop by the on-site tree sale and take the fun home.
Sunday, January 27
Keeper Collection presents Somms Under Fire
Top Texas sommeliers compete for bragging rights at the 8th Annual Somms Under Fire challenge. The fiery competition invites the audience and a panel of expert judges to taste and evaluate wine and dish pairings by some of the best culinary palates in the game. Your ticket grants access and a seat to both the cocktail challenge and the main competition. VIP tickets featuring preferred seating are still available.