Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Savor the last few weekends of summer before the back-to-school rush. This weekend, celebrate Austin City Limits at the final Bullock Museum’s Cool Summer Nights or enjoy free treats at TRACE’s annual Ice Cream Social. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, August 9
G-Eazy in concert with Lil Uzi Vert, YBN Nahmir, P-Lo, and Murda Beatz
Some of the biggest names in hip-hop share the stage at the Austin360 Amphitheater. Bay Area rapper G-Eazy hosts Lil Uzi Vert, YBN Nahmir, P-Lo, and Murda Beatz as part of his Endless Summer Tour. Known for hits like “No Limit” and “Me, Myself & I,” G-Eazy will perform tracks from his album The Beautiful & Damned. Select tickets are still available.
Friday, August 10
Bullock Museum presents Cool Summer Nights: Music Night
The Bullock Museum’s final installment of Cool Summer Nights is a celebration of music for all ages to enjoy. Inspired by the rich music culture of Austin, this exhibition explores the history of the iconic Austin City Limits television show. Enjoy immersive activities including songwriting exercises and free-play of instruments like the ukulele. Admission is free.
Saturday, August 11
TRACE presents Ice Cream Social
Keep it cool for a good cause during the seventh annual Ice Cream Social. Attendees can "earn their spoon" with a donation of unopened school supplies in exchange for a sweet lineup of fabulous flavors. Dog-friendly scoops for pups will be also available.
ART on 5th presents “Paul Stankiewicz” opening reception
ART on 5th Gallery celebrates the debut of local artist Paul Stankiewicz's latest series of work. Stankiewicz is known for neon signs paintings and renditions of iconic Austin scenes like the Broken Spoke and Barton Springs. Be among the first to experience this new path for the artist, which marks a departure from his previous style. Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through September 9. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, August 12
Texas Book Festival presents Literary Libations Week
The third annual Literary Libations Week returns for three days of books, booze, and cool events for logophiles at venues around Austin. Highlights include a special screening of The Cocoanuts, book-swaps, poetry readings, and more. For an events schedule, visit the Literary Libations Week website.