The holidays are here and the city is full of fun things to do this weekend. Listen live as Miracle on 34th Street hits the radio airwaves or watch a holiday classic at AFS Cinema. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, December 21
Easy Tiger 365 present Austin Beerworks Pairing Board
A month-long, boozy celebration in honor of Austin Beerworks continues at 365 by Whole Foods Market. This week’s theme features a pairing board along with ABW's Pearl Snap, a German-style Pilsner, and Power Couple, a West Coast IPA. Festivities through December 28.
Penfold Theatre Company presents A Miracle on 34th Street Classic Radiocast
The iconic holiday story of a Christmas miracle hits the airwaves at Old Settlers Park-Round Rock. Holiday fanatics of all ages can enjoy the story of Miracle on 34th Street complete with dozens of character voices, live sound effects, and the man of the hour, Kris Kringle. Rediscover the most precious parts of the Christmas holiday with the entire family. Performances through December 23.
Friday, December 22
Austin Film Society presents Series: Home for the Holidays
Holiday cinema classics hit the big screen during Austin Film Society’s Series: Home for the Holidays. Movie buffs can settle in at AFS Cinema for screenings of Christmas in Connecticut, White Christmas, It’s A Wonderful Life, and The Thin Man. Screenings through December 30.
Spitballin’ with Ky Krebs
Laugh off the stress of the season with help from local comics at The New Movement. This fast-paced, improv stand-up comedy show is hosted by Ky Krebs, and features six area comics telling brand new jokes based on prompts they’ve never seen. Outrageous punchlines, fresh material, and lots of laughter are sure to ensue. Consider this your laugh-induced ab workout before the holiday feasts begin.
Rude Mechs presents A Karaoke Christmas Carol
Karaoke gets the Christmas treatment at the Ground Floor Theatre. For two back-to-back evenings, Rude Mechs invites attendees to take part in an interactive A Christmas Carol. Audience members will perform all parts of the Christmas classic including singing all of its iconic songs. For those without singing talent, guests are encouraged to capture photos of the Seven Christmas Miracles for a chance to win a commemorative fruitcake.