Enjoy everything from theatrical performances to high-speed oyster shucking during this weekend’s top things to do in Austin. Celebrate the legacy of late Governor Ann Richards at Zach Theatre or enjoy a movie and free popcorn at Scholz Garten. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, August 8
ZACH Theatre presents Ann
The life and legacy of former Texas Gov. Ann Richards comes to life on the Zach Theatre stage. Her true story, written and originally performed by Emmy winner Holland Taylor, tells the story of Richards' inspiring and often-hilarious rise to leadership. Don't miss this show. Performances through September 8.
Saturday, August 10
TLC Oyster Fest
Indulge in all things oyster at TLC. Festival highlights include oyster shucking and eating contests, live music, and cocktails to keep the fresh vibes going. Attendees can also select delectable bites from a specialty hot and cold menu available during the shellfish shindig. Visit the event website to learn more and sign up for contests.
Michael Che x Cipha: Liberal but Gangsta
Comedian Michael Che makes a stop at The North Door in support of his stand-up comedy tour. The Saturday Night Live “Weekend Update” co-anchor will be joined by DJ Cipha Sounds. Tickets for both Saturday performances are still available.
Scholz Garten presents Summer Movie Nights
Enjoy a movie under the stars at Scholz Garten. The three-week movie series includes a feature presentation each night, free popcorn, and cold brews. This weekend's special presentation is a screening of cult comedy classic The Birdcage. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs to accommodate limited seating.
Sunday, August 11
moe. and Blues Traveler in concert
Blues Traveler and moe. join forces for a co-headlining performance at Stubb's Bar-B-Q. Both groups will play one full set each, followed by a collaborative jam for both fanbases to enjoy. They will be joined by special guest G. Love.