Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Cool down with a weekend of fun, food, and lots of rosé. Celebrate 50 years since landing on the moon with tequila, telescopes, and ice cream at Symphony Square, or raise a glass of rosé at Eberly’s soirée. For a full listing of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, June 27
KLRU NEXT presents Chasing the Moon
Commemorate the “giant leap for mankind” that rocked the world 50 years ago with a stellar evening of activities, booze, and sweet treats. Chasing the Moon tickets include speciality drinks by Tequila 512, cosmic ice cream from Lick, and a view of the Milky Way through telescopes courtesy of Astronomy on Tap ATX. Professional astronomers will be in attendance to answer burning questions about the great beyond.
The Roosevelt Room presents 4th Anniversary Casino Royale Party
Glitz, glamour, and gambling-inspired fanfare come together to celebrate four years of The Roosevelt Room. Guests will be transported to the Casino Royale-era of the 1950s where they can enjoy craps, roulette, blackjack, poker, and more casino games. In addition to the fun, passed apps and a special themed cocktail menu will be available for a lavish experience. Formal, flashy attire is encouraged, but not required. Admission is free.
Saturday, June 29
Blanton Museum of Art presents “Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico” opening day
An exclusive selection of priceless maps depicting Spanish Mexico make their debut at the Blanton Museum of Art. Discover maps originally commissioned by the King of Spain and created by artists in the New World. Following its opening, this exhibit will be on display through August 25.
Articulture Designs & Mi Paella presents Paella Night in the Garden
Savor the flavors of Spanish-inspired cuisine along with fellow foodies at Articulture Designs' Manchaca Road headquarters. Paella Night in the Garden includes a special paella feast, tasty tapas, wine tasting, and flamenco guitar music for the perfect ambiance. Purchase your tickets now to ensure a seat at the table.
Sunday, June 30
Eberly presents Third Annual Rosé Soirée
Eberly pays homage to the delicious range of rosé at this sophisticated soirée. Attendees can sip more than 40 rosés from around the world, indulge in a list of special rosé cocktails, fill up on frosé, and snack on accompanying light bites from the Eberly chefs. Additional highlights include a photo booth, a themed candy bar, nail art, a braid bar, yard games, tunes by DJ Andres Santiago, and more.