15. Texas Basketball Game – Lone Star Shootout

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Sporting Events, Things To Do In Austin



Now that football season is officially over we can now move on to Texas Basketball. Tomorrowis the Lone Star Showdown, Texas basketball who is currently ranked #1  will take on Texas A&M at the Frank Erwin Center here in Austin. You can still get tickets for the game for as little as $15.00, check availablity here. Tip

14. Sprouts Farmer’s Market

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin



I was on my way to Costco and Central Market with a friend this afternoon and she asked me if I ever heard of the grocery store Sprouts, I told said no. She told me that it is suppose to be an organic food store but better priced than HEB, Central Market, and Whole Foods.

13. Austin Boat Show

By Kristy Owen | Random Fun, Things To Do In Austin



Calling all water lovers, it is one of my favorite times of the year, Boat Show time! Nothing gets you excited about summer time like heading out to the boat show and seeing all the boats! I personally like looking at all the wakeboarding boats, seeing all the new gear, and that is entailed. But

12. Volunteer At Town Lake Animal Shelter

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin



I am really trying to think outside the box with my things to do in Austin. Those who know me are fully aware that a year ago I got Brady and became a die hard dog lover, thus today I want to suggest volunteering at Town Lake Animal Shelter. One of my New Year’s resolutions is

11. Blanton Museum of Art

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin



I had to take a break from recommending places to eat so here is something different that I have not gotten into yet, visiting the Blanton Museum of Art located on the University of Texas campus. The University Art Museum was established in 1963, it is one of the largest university art museums in the

10. Rudy’s BBQ

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



I figured might as well end the weekend with place to chow down. I know that you would have to live under a rock to not have heard of Rudy’s BBQ so this is geared for more out of towner’s but what is not to love about their BBQ! This place has hands down one

9. La Fuente’s

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Live Music, Restaurants, Things To Do In Austin



Today I come to you with a place to eat, a whole in the wall if you will, La Fuente’s Mexican Restaurant off South Congress in South Austin! It is one of my favorite Mexican joints around town. They have the best queso in the city (you have to get the queso with pico and guacamole

8. See A Movie At The IMAX Theater at The Bob Bullock Museum

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Things To Do In Austin



It still is a great day to be a Longhorn despite the heartbreaking loss last night. I figured with the freezing weather in Central Texas right now and the fact that Avatar is playing it would be a perfect time to go see a movie at the IMAX. If Avatar is everything that it is

7. Visit University of Texas Co-Op

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Things To Do In Austin



I woke up thinking that today is a great day to win a National Championship. I do not care if you are a Longhorn or not this city is alive with energy and excitement today.   I am making today’s activity something Longhorn related,  stop by the University of Texas Co-Op. They have everything University of Texas

6. Take an Austin Segway Tour

By Kristy Owen | Things To Do In Austin



Since yesterday did not appeal to that many audiences, I picked something today that may get more people excited and is pretty unique, take a Austin Segway Tour. All you Arrested Development fans out there should appreciate this one or am I the only one that appreciates G.O.B. on a Segway? I have wanted to

5. Bridal Extravaganza

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Outside, Random Fun, Things To Do In Austin



I know this event has a somewhat limited audience and is not until the weekend but I wanted to get word out so you can plan ahead as the Annual Bridal Extravaganza is at the Palmer Event Center this Saturday, January 9th and Sunday, January 10th from noon – 5pm. Brides: they are having a $50,000 give-a-way!

4. Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trails

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



This may seem like a fairly obvious Austin “Thing to Do” but with it being New Year’s Resolution Time I am sure many resolutions include something about getting in shape so here it is, Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trails.   The trails offer all different course lengths depending on where you decide to

3. Cap City Comedy Club

By Kristy Owen | Random Fun, Things To Do In Austin



I am on day three and have to say if it wasn’t fun my goal of blogging every day I may have waited until tomorrow morning to blog again but here I am.   I had dinner with a fellow Austinite and Realtor and asked her what is something that everyone in Austin should do

2. See Bob Schneider

By Kristy Owen | Live Music, Things To Do In Austin



All Austin Music lovers have surly seen Bob Schneider but for those of you who have not I recommend going. To be honest, I am not that big of a live music fan but in an effort to be cultured and change things up I go listen every now and then. The way I see

1. Mozart’s Coffee

By Kristy Owen | Coffee Shops, Family Friendly, Things To Do In Austin



I have decided that my daily blog will be 365 unique things you can do in Austin. Each day I will tackle a different event, restaurant, concert. I have actually been making a list of things that I want to include and as the year gets underway I have no doubt that I will find plenty