Weekend Top 5 Family Events in Austin: July 8-10, 2016

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Music Under the Star: Midnight Stroll with Walker Lukens

When: Friday, July 8, 6-9 pm

Where: Bullock Texas State Museum, 1800 Congress Ave.

Enjoy a free concert in the Bullock Museum’s Lone Star Plaza with Walker Lukens opening for Midnight Stroll. Bring the whole family, camp chairs, and blankets to enjoy an incredible lineup of Texas artists.

Shrek the Musical

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 8-10, 2016, 8:15 pm

Where: Zilker Hillside Theatre, 2201 Barton Springs Rd.

Shrek: The Musical brings the beloved characters from the popular animated film to life on stage. Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre. FREE! Read tips on attending the Zilker Summer Musical here.

Trouble on the Double

When: Saturday, July 9 at 2:00 and 4:00 p; Sunday, July 10 at 2:00 pm

Where: Long Center for Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Dr.

Best suited for kids ages 4-10 years old, Trouble on the Double follows the story of young twins who may look alike but have very different personalities. While one is brave and not afraid to try anything, the other is timid and does not like to take any risks. Can these siblings learn to balance each other out? How much adventure is fun and how much is dangerous? Hepp-Galvan’s newest play for Pollyanna will have audiences both thinking and laughing as the action unfolds. Cost: $12.50-$16.50.

Deep Eddy Pool Splash Party Movie Night: Raiders of the Lost Ark

When: Saturday, July 9, dusk

Where: Deep Eddy Pool, 401 Deep Eddy Ave.

Come see some of the latest releases and your old favorites, while you cool off in the 72-degree water or picnic on the hill. All movies begin at dusk. The regular pool entrance fee covers the movies and pool entrance.

Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip

When: Sunday, July 10, 2 pm

Where: BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Holy cow, it’s the Scholastic Summer Reading RV Road Trip! Join us today for a jam-packed afternoon of authors, characters, and activities! Join Clifford the Big Red Dog and Geronimo Stilton for some awesome photo opportunities, and come check out local authors Varian Johnson, Paige Britt, and Jennifer Ziegler with their fantastic books. It’s a Sunday afternoon extravaganza! FREE.

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