Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
As SXSW wraps up, even more hot happenings are piling onto the calendar in the days ahead. Raise a glass of green beer in celebration of St. Paddy’s Day at Treaty Oak Ranch or explore your creative side at an immersive art show. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, March 14
Rachael Ray presents Moxie Made
Celebrity chef and television personality Rachael Ray curates a unique pop-up shopping experience as part of her larger SXSW event, Feedback. Guests to Moxie Made can peruse goods from apparel and accessory brands with the Ray stamp of approval. The unique shopping experience is located in the lot across from Jo's Coffee's iconic "I Love You So Much" mural, and includes input from stylists Cara Jammet, Gretta Monahan, and Alia Ahmed-Yahia. For more information, visit the Feedback website.
“Satellite” Art Show
Art and activism converge during this unique East Austin experience. "'Satellite' Art Show," a collection of 30 immersive exhibitions, is unveiled at the Museum of Human Achievement, with work contributed by galleries, curators, artist-run spaces, and nonprofits from across the U.S. Explore the interactive pieces, learn about nonprofits, meet expert curators, and mingle with fellow art aficionados. The art show is open through March 17.
Friday, March 15
Urban Outfitters presents Urban Outlet
Apparel brand Urban Outfitters invites shoppers to take part in the store’s biggest sale of the year. For $50, guests receive a roomy tote bag and can stuff it full of fashionable finds from both current and previous seasons of store inventory. In conjunction with all these affordable vibes, the event includes complimentary drinks by Austin Eastciders, Austin Beerworks, and Topo Chico. Additional pop-ups with Austin's Lucky Lab Coffee Co. and Bananarchy will also be on-site to fuel the retail therapy.
Saturday, March 16
The Domain presents Rock + Read Music & Book Festival
It's storytelling for the whole family at The Domain. Merging outdoor music and reading, this festival offers live performances by Red Yarn, Riders Against the Storm, The Not Its!, and Koo Koo Kanga Roo. Kid-friendly activities include a cookie decorating station, a Springfree Trampoline, a bike course, crafts, and even a punk rock hair-do station for the little rebel in your household. Admission is free.
Treaty Oak Distilling St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with iconic fare and Irish spirits at Treaty Oak Ranch. As part of the festivities, guests can enjoy a special tap of frozen Irish coffee bourbon made with Austin-based Chameleon Cold-Brew. A signature green beer will also be available for those who prefer something classic. Curious visitors can also experience exclusive distillery tours and live music by The Lunatics, Sophia Johnson, and the Treaty Oak House Band. Festivities continue through March 17.