Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Fight the post-Thanksgiving monotony of Black Friday shopping and cabin fever and go out on the town for a holiday weekend to remember. We’ve rounded up the top five things to do this weekend that will keep everyone — from locals to visiting relatives — busy. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
St. Bernard Sports presents Smooch a Pooch
Help the Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation of Texas spread some puppy love at the Smooch a Pooch fundraiser. For every $5 spent on smooches, St. Bernard Sports will give you a $5 gift card. Other activities include a silent auction and tons of furry fun. Admission is free.
Friday, November 27 at 10 am
Graham Wilkinson’s Second Annual Unity Show
Austin musician Graham Wilkinson returns to the stage for a concert with benefits (literally). For one night only at One-2-One Bar, Wilkinson will put on a show you won’t want to miss. All proceeds from the concert go directly to the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. Grab your $10 ticket now and get ready to jam.
Friday, November 27 at 6 pm
Zach Theatre presents Santaland Diaries
Kick off the countdown to Christmas at Zach Theatre’s opening weekend of Santaland Diaries. Get swept up in the stories of Christmas craziness courtesy of David Sedaris' wildly magical and hilarious imagination. Tickets are $35 to $45.
Friday, November 27 at 7:30 pm; Saturday, November 28 at 2:30 and 7:30 pm; Sunday, November 29 at 2:30 pm
Long Center presents Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Prepare for the Christmas spirit with a holiday classic. For one weekend only, the beloved story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer comes to life at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Bring the entire family and enjoy the reindeer games. Tickets are $24 to $54.
Friday, November 27 at 7 pm; Saturday, November 28 at 2 and 7 pm; Sunday, November 29 at 2 pm
Renegade Craft Fair Austin
Round up the family and head to Fair Market for a weekend of indie craft goods, holiday knickknacks, and more. There’s no better time to grab a gift for that special someone. Snag unique handmade items and participate in DIY workshops at this free craft fair.
Saturday, November 28 – Sunday, November 29 at 11 am