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Cheese? Why yes please! Hops & Grain and Antonelli’s Cheese Shop are hosting their 12th pairing party tonight. If you haven’t been to one of these events—go.

They’ll pair five cheeses and beers, and bonus: You get to keep your glass! Five tastings may not sound like a lot, but you’ll be stuffed.

Admission: $42

When: Today, March 28th

Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Location:
Hops & Grain
507 Calles Street
Austin, Texas 78702

https://beerandcheesepairing.ticketbud.com/hops—grain-and-antonelli-s-cheese-pairing–12-2e9aae2d039d

If you don’t have Easter plans yet, and you’re really not interested in anything that requires a seersucker suit, head over to Blue Owl Brewing for an adults-only egg hunt. Join fellow beer lovers in the tasting room for a special egg hunt and brewery tour. The rules couldn’t be more simple: Get a blue egg, get a prize! Trust me, you haven’t had this much fun since the Easter Bunny was still visiting your house.

The hunt includes a Blue Owl Brewing glass, four sample pours, and surprises!

Guests pay $20 upon arrival, cash or credit cards will be accepted.

When: Today, March 27th @ 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Location: 2400 E Cesar Chavez St.

Click here to register.

If for any reason you woke up on the wrong side of bed this morning, this event is guaranteed to put you in a ridiculously good mood.

A parade of pets in their Easter finest will be promenading down South Congress with a full marching band! (Seriously that last sentence makes me so darn happy.) It starts at Annie and ends at the Jo’s parking lot, where there will be a costume contest, a bouncy castle, face painting, and a special appearance by the Easter bunny. For adults there will be live music by the Andrew Nafziger Trio, Frito pie, and cold beer. The best part? It’s all celebrating the memory of a dearly departed chihuahua named Dr. Grandpaw and proceeds from the event will benefit Austin Pets Alive!

When: Today, March 26th @ Noon – 3:00 p.m.

http://www.joscoffee.com/overview-five/

What a week to be a golf fan in Austin! Between the WGC Dell Match Play tournament and this Save Muny party, suddenly golf is everywhere you look.

Lions Municipal Golf Course is Austin’s oldest and most beloved public golf course, but it’s in danger of being bulldozed for new development. Opposition to this idea is strong and many members of the community want to make sure the landmark is preserved for future generations.

Tonight’s party will raise awareness for the Save Muny campaign as well as celebrate the past, present, and future of golf.

Enjoy lawn games and live music from Ramsay Midwood and special guests, cuisine from Maudie’s Tex Mex, refreshing drinks from Juiceland, Tito’s Vodka and Dulce Vide Tequila, and much much more!

Admission: $40

When: Today, March 25th

Time: 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Location:
The American Legion
404 Atlanta Street
Austin, TX 78703

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-19th-hole-party-benefitting-save-muny-tickets-22586420592

It was a sad day for outdoor movie buffs when the first Movie in the Park of the season was postponed due to weather (now it’s set for April 14). But hey, look out your window! The sun is shining and it’s a beautiful spring day in Austin. I can say with 99.9999% confidence that tonight’s showing of Shrek is a go!

You know the drill. Pack a comfy blanket, a couple of lawn chairs, and a picnic supper, and you’ll be ready for an enchanted Austin evening. Dogs are welcome, too!

Admission: Free

When: Today March 24th

Time: 7:45 p.m.

Location:
Dick Nichols Park
8011 Beckett Rd
Austin, TX 78749

Here is the Spring Movie in the Park Schedule:

Shrek March 24 @ 7:45 p..m – 9:15 p.m. Dick Nichols District Park
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off March 31 @ 7:50 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Republic Square Park
The Sandlot – April 14th @ 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Northwest District Park
Wall-E : Earth Day Feature April 21 @ 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Wooldridge Square Park
Raiders of the Lost Ark May 5 @ 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. Republic Square Park

http://austinparks.org/our-events/movies/

The best things in life are free so that means you can’t miss tonight’s Halter Ranch Vineyard Happy Hour at Fixe.

Winemaker Kevin Sass from Halter Ranch will be hanging out and they’ll have complimentary wine tastings and bites. If you have not been to Fixe yet, this is your chance to see what all the fuss is about. I’m obsessed with everything on their menu. The biscuits and gravy are a must order!

Admission: Free

When: Today, March 23rd

Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Location:
Fixe Austin
500 W. 5th Street
Austin, Texas 78701

https://www.facebook.com/events/1675386946033320/

If you were already planning to get a drink (or two or three) with your friends after work, why not learn a little something while you’re at it? For astronomy buffs, Neil deGrasse Tyson wannabees, and those of us who wish we were back in college, Astronomy on Tap will be the perfect night out. Expert speakers will discuss fascinating topics like gravitational waves and the search for extraterrestrial life.

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Here’s a rundown: “First up is Dennis Ugolini, from Trinity University and a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, who’ll be talking about detecting gravitational waves with Advanced LIGO. Next will be AoTATX alum and a co-organizer of AoT Baltimore, Joel Green, talking about the search for life in the Universe. After that we have Jayde Lovell, from SCIQ on TYT, talking about how to effectively argue against the anti-science lobby. And last but certainly not least, Summer Ash of Columbia University in the City of New York and Startorialist, will discuss real-life exoplanets that correspond to planets in the Star Wars Universe.

They’ll also have trivia, prizes, AoTATX merch, and free stuff!

If you this event sounds cool, you might also be interested in the University of Texas Star Parties which happen on Wednesdays. It’s a chance to check out the stars through UT’s powerful telescope.

Admission: Free

When: Today, March 22nd

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location:
The North Door
502 Brushy Creek
Austin, Texas 78702

https://northdooraustin.queueapp.com/events/19189

Photo Credit: http://umich.edu/~lowbrows/astrophotos/tsp/tsp20s.html

 

The Monday after SXSW should be a holiday. But this is Austin, so of course it’s the start of another big week! As the celebrities, bands, and bigwigs head out of town, the best golfers in the world are converging on our fair city. The World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play is coming to Austin Country Club for the first time!

To kick things off, Dell Match Play, Golfsmith, and TaylorMade have teamed up to give golf fans a special demonstration and Q&A with PGA pro Sergio Garcia. The event will feature complimentary food for the first 250 guests, giveaways, autographs, and the new TaylorMade family of products.

The event is FREE and open to the public.


When: March 21, 2016
4 p.m. – Event starts
5 p.m. – TaylorMade demo and Q&A with Sergio Garcia
6 p.m. – Autograph signing
6:45 p.m. – Media interviews
8 p.m. – Event ends

Location:
Golfsmith
11000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78753

http://www.golfsmith.com/stores/001/austin-i-35

I know what you’re thinking: My body needs to rest! I’ve been going nonstop for more than a week! I can’t go on! Well it’s Sunday and the weather is supposed to be beautiful, so rally ONE LAST TIME and get yourself to brunch at The W before waving your white flag to SXSW 2016.

Ease back into reality with their Last Call Brunch, featuring:

  • All you can eat pancakes
  • Their signature mimosa and a Tito’s Handmade bloody mary bar
  • Beats by DJ IWANNABEHER
  • Special Performance by @iamjamison
  •  Complimentary AWAY Spa chair massages 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
  • $25 tickets, must reserve in advance

When: Today, March 20th

Time: Noon – 2 p.m.

Location:
The W
200 Lavaca Street
Austin, Texas 78701

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/last-call-brunch-tickets-22280704186