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107.14 Visit The St. Edwards Bluebonnets

107.14 Visit The St. Edwards Bluebonnets

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

You better get to taking your annual bluebonnet photo before the season is over. I’d make it a point to try and take some photos this weekend. There are several spots around town that I enjoy but this one is my favorite. The hill is covered with patches of bluebonnets with downtown in the distance. I

106.14  Free KIND Bar Bike Deliveries

106.14 Free KIND Bar Bike Deliveries

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

Doing something nice for someone else has never been so easy. KIND Bar is doing a promotion where they will take someone FREE flower and KIND bars via a bike messenger. If you sign someone up and they cannot be reached or are not home when the delivery is made they’ll leave the KIND bars

101.14 Sunset Cinema: Willie Wonka and The Chocolate Factory

101.14 Sunset Cinema: Willie Wonka and The Chocolate Factory

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

It’s prime outdoor movie weather! Sunset Super Cinema at Whole Foods has its last movie in their series tonight, Willie Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. Whole Foods partnered again this year with Alamo Drafthouse and their Rolling Roadshow to bring their giant inflatable screen to the rooftop plaza on Friday nights! It’s such fun was to

100.14 Unplugged at The Grove

100.14 Unplugged at The Grove

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

The 21st season of Unplugged at the Grove kicks off this evening! This weekly free music series under the shaded tree at Shady Grove has become a staple of Austin summers. Tonight What Made Milwaukee Famous will kick off the season! As always, these shows are free, they have $3.50 Ziegenbock drafts, good food and

92.14 Free Cory Morrow Concert at Nutty Brown Café

92.14 Free Cory Morrow Concert at Nutty Brown Café

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

It’s spring in Austin and that means it’s officially the season of free live music. Just yesterday, KGSR announced their 2014 schedule for Unplugged at the Grove, you can see it here:  http://365thingsaustin.com/2014/04/01/unplugged-grove-line-2014/. KOKE FM also has a free concert series Wednesday nights this April at Nutty Brown Café. They are kicking things off with

Unplugged at The Grove Line-Up 2014

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

KGSR has released their line up for this season’s Unplugged at The Grove. It’s a pretty great line-up. april 10 WHAT MADE MILWAUKEE FAMOUS april 17 DIRTY RIVER BOYS april 24 TBD may 1 CAROLYN WONDERLAND may 8 CHARLIE MARS may 15 THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES may 22 BOB SCHNEIDER may 29 QUAKER CITY NIGHT HAWKS

87.14 Sunset Cinema: Ratatouille

87.14 Sunset Cinema: Ratatouille

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

It’s that time of year again! Sunset Super Cinema is back at Whole Foods downtown. Whole Foods has partnered again this year with Alamo Drafthouse and their Rolling Roadshow to bring their giant inflatable screen to the rooftop plaza on Friday nights! Bring a chair, blanket, picnic or snack and watch a movie under the stars.

86.14 FREE The Projects In Art Event

86.14 FREE The Projects In Art Event

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

The University Co-Op is hosting an art-focused event this afternoon that is free and open to the public. There will be a DJ, giveaways and several vendors conducting interactive art demonstrations. Some of the demos include: Sanctuary Screen Printing doing onsite screen printing and giving away free t-shirts while supplies last. One of the aspects

85.14 Volunteer with Outreach Afterschool

85.14 Volunteer with Outreach Afterschool

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

Of the countless adventures I find myself on any given week, volunteering with Outreach Afterschool is definitely one of the most rewarding. About six months ago I was looking to get involved with a program to help with kids, and I came across Outreach.   Outreach Afterschool is an organization that supports at-risk children in

 81.14 Round Rock Express Fan Fest

81.14 Round Rock Express Fan Fest

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

Opening Day for the Round Rock Express is only 12 days away, and they’re kicking off the celebration early today with their Annual Fan Fest. They have an entire day of activities planned at the ball park. Some of the events include a scavenger hunt, behind-the-scenes tours, The Mustang Owners Club of Austin Car Show,

74.14 Music By The Slice at Home Slice Pizza

74.14 Music By The Slice at Home Slice Pizza

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

This rainy last Saturday of SX feels like rain on your wedding day. I must admit, motivating myself to get up and go brave the SX lines is not going to be an easy task today. Several people have been asking me what SX by activities are good for kids.  First, I would say avoid

73.14 Icenhauer’s Afternoon Showcase

73.14 Icenhauer’s Afternoon Showcase

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

First and foremost, if before you get into your daily SX routine you have time to go donate blood, do that. http://365thingsaustin.com/2014/03/13/donate-blood/ We are full swing into the SX fun. For those that don’t have badges that means trying to find places that you can get in sans a wristband and enjoy some live music.

72.14 South By San Jose

72.14 South By San Jose

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

I am still processing the news of last night’s tragic accident. My thoughts are with those families. For those that want to enjoy SX but skip the downtown scene I’d recommend South By San Jose. Hotel San Jose is one of my favorite spots in town as they make a mean cocktail and have a

69.14 Game of Thrones: The Exhibition (free and open to the public)

69.14 Game of Thrones: The Exhibition (free and open to the public)

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

HBO has a Game of Thrones Exhibit set up at Austin Music Hall that will have you feeling like you’re part of the show. The exhibit has nearly 100 artifacts from various seasons. Not only will you have the chance to sit on the coveted Iron Throne, there will also be costumes, armor, weapons, and

68.14 SXSW Gaming Expo

68.14 SXSW Gaming Expo

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

And it rained and it rained. But that’s not going to stop the SXSW fun. The SXSW Gaming Expo is one of the many events during SXSW that is free and open to the public. This expo presents a hand on gaming experience with product demos presented by the ultimate in gaming, Nintendo. This gaming