Fine arts, family fun, and craft beers top this weekend’s list of the best things to do in Austin. See Beck and Cage The Elephant co-headline a show at Austin360 Amphitheater, or raise a glass to Texas beer during the sixth annual Lager Jam. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, July 25
BedPost Confessions presents Second Skin
Secrets, scandals, and sexy stories are shared on stage at The North Door. Second Skin explores a range of themes, including sexuality, gender, marriage, and more through storytelling. Featured participants include Melissa & Danielle Skidmore, author Clara Bensen, sex educator Jasper St. James, and others. Guests can also enjoy free swag giveaways and music stylings by DJ Chorizo Funk. Shows are for adult audiences only. Visit the Bedpost Confessions website for tickets.
Friday, July 26
Beck and Cage The Elephant in concert
Co-headliners Beck and Cage The Elephant make a stop at Austin360 Amphitheater in support of The Night Running Tour. After rising to fame in the early 1990s with hit songs including “Loser” and “Where It’s At,” Beck has widened his discography to scores for feature films like Roma and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. Cage The Elephant will be performing tracks from their new album, Social Cues. The co-headliners will be joined by special guest and Austin’s own Spoon.
Saturday, July 27
Austin Beer Guide & Spokesman presents Lager Jam 6
Beer takes center stage at the sixth annual Lager Jam at Spokesman. The day-long celebration of Texan brews features 30 draft and canned lagers from Austin and beyond. Participating breweries include Independence, Lazarus Brewing, Live Oak Brewing Co, Hops & Grain, and many more. Guests are encouraged to purchase a pre-sale party package to stock up on limited swag and to ensure optimal lager consumption.
Blanton Museum of Art presents Lily Cox-Richard: “She-Wolf + Lower Figs.” opening day
Be among the first to see the Blanton's newest installation by sculptor Lily Cox-Richard. Cox-Richard’s installation, “She-Wolf + Lower Figs.” is the first piece of entirely new work made for the museum’s Contemporary Project. The piece challenges the notions of classical sculptures by using cutting-edge technology and bright colors on what is traditionally white plaster. Following its opening, the exhibition will be on display through December 29.
Easton Park presents Parkapalooza
The fourth annual Parkapalooza invites visitors of all ages to enjoy an epic block party in the heart of Easton Park. Activities include live music from Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears and Blue Water Highway, balloon art, raffle prizes, and more. Guests will also get to enjoy the grand opening of The Union, the park’s new amenity center. Admission is free.