Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Clear your agenda for a weekend of fabulous events celebrating spring, from a film festival with a Texas twist to a classic garden party. For a full list of happenings, check out our events calendar.
Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum presents Garden Party 2016
Channel Midsummer Night’s Dream vibes at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden this Thursday. The Garden Party will feature 25 of the best food and wine pairings from the city’s top restaurants, including Foreign & Domestic, Trace, Alcomar, and more. Splurge on silent auction items and enjoy the whimsy of the garden all evening long.
2016 Hill Country Film Festival
Hit the hills for a four-day film festival at the Fritztown Cinema this weekend. Enjoy the picturesque city of Fredericksburg and catch screenings of more than 30 films, including documentaries, short films, and more. Snag a one-day pass or grab tickets for the entire weekend and get ready to enter movie paradise.
Black Violin in concert
Immerse yourself in the sounds of master string duo Black Violin this Friday. The classically trained musicians seamlessly blend bluegrass, classical, R&B, hip-hop, and rock 'n' roll for a musical experience like no other. Bring the family to the Long Center for the Performing Arts for a night of music they won’t soon forget.
Y at the Park: Family Play Day
Head to Mueller Lake Park this Saturday for a family-friendly celebration in honor of the national Healthy Kids Day. The YMCA of Austin is throwing a big outdoor bash complete with interactive games, a family fun run, and more. This free, kid-approved outing is one the entire family can enjoy.
Geraldine’s presents On Deck
Party at the first installment of On Deck, Geraldine’s free monthly music shindig on the deck of Hotel Van Zandt’s fourth floor pool. This swanky hang will feature tunes from DJ Chorizo Funk and festive cocktails. Soak up the sights of Lady Bird Lake and end the weekend on a high note.