Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in Austin this weekend
Musical moments, giant glow-in-the-dark trucks, and circus attractions make the cut for what’s keeping us entertained for the next few days. Experience Tina: The Tina Turner Musical with fellow fans, or witness aerial stunts and knife juggling at Cirque Italia’s new production. Check out the top seven things to do in Austin this weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, January 11
George Washington Carver Museum presents Aimée M. Everett: "Two Births and the Afterlife" opening day
The George Washington Carver Museum debuts the latest body of work by Milwaukee-based artist Aimée M. Everett at this opening event. Each piece explores the concept of Motherhood through Everett’s unique blend of abstraction, minimalistic line-making, and saturated color. Following the opening day, admission to this exhibit is free and open to the public. “Two Births” is on display through April 20.
Broadway in Austin presents Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
The extraordinary life and legacy of Tina Turner gets the musical treatment at the Bass Concert Hall. Fans can experience the inspiring trials and memorable moments centered around the Queen of Rock n’ Roll’s rise to fame and her long time at the top. Shows are scheduled through January 14.
Experience a journey through an aquatic wonderland lead by Ringmaster “Clown Rafinha” at Barton Creek Square. The newest production from Cirque Italia promises pirate-inspired acrobatics and stunts like knife juggling, rum barrel balancing, aerialists, and a crossbow act. Performances are scheduled through January 15.
Friday, January 12
Pod Meets World Live: The Kids Wanna Jump! Tour
Cast members of hit 1990s sitcom Boy Meets World bring their nostalgic podcast, Pod Meets World, to The Paramount Theatre. The audience can listen in on Danielle Fishel, Rider Strong, and Will Friedle’s reactions to past episodes that serve as a time capsule in both their lives and in television pop culture.
Saturday, January 13
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party
A high-speed Hot Wheels experience cruises into Austin’s Moody Center for the first time ever. Monster Trucks Live Glow Party highlights include appearances by several fan-favorite vehicles like Mega Wrex™ and Bone Shaker™, stunts by the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Freestyle Motocross Team, a special transforming robot, and more. Fans can arrive early and enjoy the Crash Zone Pre-Show Party for driver meet-and-greet opportunities and special competition floor access. Get additional information on Ticketmaster.
Moody Center present Jim Breuer: Survival With Laughter Tour
Actor and comedian Jim Breuer is back on the stand-up circuit with a performance at ACL Live at The Moody Theater. Breuer is best known for his time as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 1998 and for his roles in popular films like Half Baked.
Paramount Theatre Lone Bellow in concert
Americana trio The Lone Bellow bring their unique harmonies to the stage at The Paramount Theatre for a live show. Fans can enjoy a special concert in celebration of their debut, self-titled album’s 10th anniversary.