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Your monthly day-to-day guide of the best things going on in Austin!

Every Monday

Motown Monday At The Far Out Lounge

Every Monday from 7–10 p.m. at The Far Out Lounge catch Matchmaker Band perform the best of Motown, funk and soul. With 10 talented musicians and a whole lotta energy, they are one of Austin’s best party bands. $5 cover.

Every Tuesday

Geeks Who Drink Trivia At Last Stand

Every Tuesday at Last Stand Brewing’s SoCo location is Geeks Who Drink Last Stand Trivia Night! It starts at 7 p.m. and runs anywhere from 60–90 minutes. Prizes will be awarded!

Every Wednesday

Eden East Farmstand

Eden East Farm is a sustainable urban farm formerly in East Austin, now in Historical Bastrop. Their farm stand, which is open Wednesdays and Saturdays, is an amazing spot to get seasonal vegetables, preserved items, eggs, medicinal and culinary herbs, meats, and other goods.

Every Thursday

$1 Wings At Hotel Vegas

Every Thursday at 5 p.m., Hotel Vegas offers $1 wings and natural wine specials! Kick back and enjoy the vibes while listening to Jake & Christian from The Black Angels as they bring their rock ‘n revival DJ set each week from 7–10 p.m. Masks are required!

Art + Music Night At The Cathedral

Art + Music Nights At The Cathedral will be a safe haven for the community to listen to live music, sip margaritas, and shop local art from atxGALS. Social distanced private seatings are by reservation only for groups of up to six people per table or lounge. Starts at 6 p.m.

Every Saturday

Live Music At Last Stand Brewing

Head to Last Stand’s SoCo location Saturday evenings for some great music, beer, and vibes! Their live music series takes place from 7–9 p.m. beginning on May 1st and will wrap up on the 22nd. No cover!

May 1st

DreamFest

DreamFest music and arts festival is a family-friendly event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and is free to attend and open to the public. In addition to musical performances by multi-award-winning artists DreamFest will host the Redbud Artisan Market & Art Festival during the event as well!

Kentucky Derby Watch Party and Dachshund Dash

Starting at 2 p.m. at Jackalope South Shore, wear your best and biggest hats and feast on frozen mint juleps and dollar coney dogs as you cheer on your favorite pony. But wait, the real show will be our first Dachshund Dash ever!

Live Mural Painting At Friends And Allies Brewing

On Saturday starting at 1 p.m., Harrison Richards, a local artist, and his team will be finishing painting a mural that they have worked on all week at Friends and Allies Brewing. You can come and watch as they put the final touches on their masterpiece. In celebration of the finalization, there will be free and discounted drafts offered, along with live music by the Lucky Pennys.


May 2nd

Austin Mac And Cheese Festival – Brunch de Mayo

The 5th annual Austin Mac & Cheese Festival offers an all-new pop-up takeout experience, allowing guests to enjoy their piping hot mac n cheese, made with the flavors of a Sunday brunch in Austin. This year’s festival offers guests a cheesy take & bake package loaded with gourmet and scratch-made mac-N-cheese offerings from some of Austin’s most notable chefs and eateries.

The Cavalier’s 3-Year Anniversary

The Cavalier made it three years! Come celebrate with them because they love you and it’s going to be so much fun! There will be a 3’s tournament, dominoes tournament, $3 food & drink specials, games, prizes, and more. It starts at noon.

Pinthouse Brewing Grand Opening Celebration

Celebrate the newest Pinthouse with a full week of festive shenanigans! Pinthouse welcomes y’all to join them for their Pinthouse Brewing Grand Opening week! They’ll be supplying the good times through live music, new brews, dog-friendly merchandise, and week-long raffles supporting local charities. Peep the schedule here.

May 3rd

Armadillo Road At Armadillo Den

From 6:30–9:30 p.m. catch Armadillo Road at new South Austin Bar Armadillo Den performing The latest in honky tonk country music. Armadillo Road takes you through a journey of sorrow, heartache, and hillbilly hell raising.


May 4th

Market Days At Easy Tiger With Women Of Today

Join Easy Tiger and Women Of Today May 4th from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Wednesday, May 5th from noon–9 p.m.for a fun and memorable two day market day event. Explore over 10 uniquely owned businesses in an outdoor and covid safe setting. The first 500 guest to RSVP receives a free tote bag with surprise give aways!


May 5th

Cinco de Mayo Picnic At Barr Mansion

Come with the family and join Barr Mansion for a special Cinco de Mayo celebration night! Their menu will feature special Mexican dishes and some favorites from their kitchen. Come for the music, a piñata for the kids, bright colors, and festivities in the air! Reservations required.

High Tea (Comedy Dish) At Spider House

Comedy is a dish best served piping hot! Hosted at Spider House by aspiring foot model and misunderstood genius Brett VerVoort, High Tea is a stand up comedy show where three comics serve you up laughs on a silver platter. And if that wasn’t enough, stick around for their off the wall interview with Brett and randomly selected questions by you! Show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $5.


May 6th

Austin Humane Society Kitten Shower Week

The Austin Humane Society’s 7th Annual Kitten Shower is going fur-tual for 2021! This kitten-themed event, happening from May 6th-13th, will feature adorable kittens and cats available for adoption, virtual activities, a kitten supply drive, and paw-some happy hours. Join them for Virtual Trivia Night, Kitten Yoga, Kitty Bingo, and Whiskey and Whiskers, a virtual tasting event!

Mother’s Day Candle Workshop

Join the Furniture Mall Of Texas for a Mom’s Night Out Candle Workshop hosted by Blow Candle Co & Amanda Tatom. The workshop is from 6p.m. to 8 p.m. with complimentary drinks by Drink Bev, snacks and shopping! 100% of ticket proceeds will be donated to Saint Louise House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the success of women and their children moving from homelessness to healthy independent lives. Tickets are $10.


May 7th

Ginger Billy: Live At Nutty Brown

Ginger Billy is bringing his backcountry brand of humor to Nutty Brown Amphitheatre for a hilarious night of stand-up comedy—and you don’t want to miss it! Tickets are limited so get yours now! Show starts at 7 p.m.

Dallas Vs. Texas Poetry Jam 

The Hottest Spoken Word Poets from Dallas and Texas hit the stage at Victory Grill for a night of thought provoking vibes! Featuring the award winning Dallas Poetry Slam Team. It’s hosted by Brandon Thornton and will feature sounds by DJ Urban Mello. Doors open 8 p.m. and tickets start at $15.


May 8th

Tea Time With Mom: Virtual Chocolate And Tea Pairing

Spoil Mom with an indulgent afternoon of fragrant, refreshing beverages and delightful chocolates at Delysia Chocolate’s high tea inspired virtual tasting designed especially for Mom. This event includes a handcrafted four piece truffle tasting set, tea sampler five pack assortment, chocolate bark, and Delysia tea mug for an interactive and decadent tasting experience. Tickets start at $59.95.

Eastside Pop Up Cute AF

Come join Eastside Pop Up and Cute Nail Studio for an afternoon of shopping and pampering while social distancing at their “Cute AF” handcrafted and vintage market. Eastside Pop Up will be taking over the parking lot at at Cute Nail Studio with an array of fabulous local artisans, makers, and vintage collectors. The pop up will be there from 11 a.m.–4 p.m.


May 9th

Mother’s Day

Read our full Mother’s Day specials and events list here.


May 10th

Grace Pettis Livestream In-Store At Waterloo Records

Tune in to the Waterloo Records Facebook page for Grace Pettis Music free in-store performance live from the Waterloo Records stage in celebration of her 2021 album Working Woman. Starts at 7:30 p.m.


May 11th

Austin Homebrew Supply Intro To Homebrewing Class

The Austin Homebrew Supply Introductory Brewing Class teaches students how to brew five gallons of beer using the Extract Brewing Method. The class will include step by step instructions, brewing terms and processes, a live brew to show you the process firsthand, and a Q&A throughout the demonstration. Tickets cost $19.99.


May 12th

Osome Pop Up At Sazan Ramen

Osome has launched a summer series of five pop ups at venues and restaurants around Austin, featuring a 17-course, nigiri-heavy omakase menu, all priced at $250 per person. Pop ups have seatings at 5 and 8 p.m. Reservations for each pop up can be made at osomeatx.com.

Daijoubu Pop Up At Wicky’s Walkup

Daijoubu is popping up with a Viet-Cajun cocktail and food menu at Wicky’s Walkup. Wednesday, May 12th, 6 p.m. until sold out. Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month & Benefitting VAYLA New Orleans. First come first served. Free parking. This will be Daijoubu’s first in-person event in over a year. Food & drinks available for patio dining or takeout. 


May 13th

Vino Vinyasa X Prestige Picnics At Sekrit Theater

Vino Vinyasa is excited to partner with Prestige Picnics for a fun springtime pop up event! Their classes bring together vinyasa-based yoga and fun wine facts through creative yoga poses. Each hour long educational class ends with a comparative wine tasting of two wines, inviting you to mindfully taste what’s in your glass while applying what you learned through the poses. Class starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $60 attend.


May 14th

Farm Yoga At Boggy Creek Farm

At 11 a.m. join Swift Fit Events for a vinyasa flow at Boggy Creek Farm with Camila Matos to calm and ground you this spring. Stay after to explore the beautiful property and shop the farm’s delicious produce and local goods. Fifty percent of ticket sales will go to support Boggy Creek Farm. Mats, water, Moontower Matcha, and Supergoop sunscreen will be provided.

Comedians Of The Compound: Live In Austin

The Comedians of Compound Media show will showcase the network’s top stars! Your favorite comedians from such shows as, In Hot Water, The Jamieson Show, and of course, The Anthony Cumia Show. Stand up comedy by: Aaron Berg, Geno Bisconte, Anthony Cumia, Dave Landau, Don Jamieson, and special guests! This weekend pass includes tickets to all stand up shows on May 14th and 15th and the live podcast recording on May 15th at 2 p.m.


May 15th

Meditation Mantra

Lone Star Court will host a yoga flow class in the outdoor courtyard with Black Swan Yoga. Taught by Sonali Krish, the event will include an hour of fun beats, challenging moves and interactive experiences with giveaways and f&b offerings afterwards. The event is complimentary with registration here.

The Office: At The Drive-In

Join The Globe Drive-In for a night of pranks, fourth wall breaking, and classic moments from the Office crew on the big screen! Office-themed door prizes are given away between episodes. This night’s theme is “Bears, Beets, Best of Dwight Schrute.” Tickets start at $15.

Glow Show With Joey Z

Glow Show is a trippy glow in the dark themed comedy event. Stand up comedians perform under black lights and after their set riff with Joey Z about their adventures/misadventures eating psychedelics. Lots of glow sticks, groovy visuals, and always featuring the best comedians around. Doors are at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10.


May 16th

Bat City Artisans: So Wavy – Vintage & Art Market

Join Bat City Artisans for their first market in over a year on Sunday, May 16th! Enjoy some tasty food & drink specials at Shangri-La and shop their amazing vendors slingin art, vintage, accessories, housewares, and much more! The theme is beachy, so come grab all your summer gear before it gets hot. They’ll be kicking off the event with some yacht rock/dad jams/surf music—then DJs are on from 3–7 p.m. with some very chill and experimental beats.


May 17th

Sound Healing At The Cathedral

Swift Fit Events presents Monday Night Sound Healing sessions with local meditation and retreat leader Meg Sylvester at East Austin’s event space The Cathedral. Bask in an hour of slow movements and breathwork to the sounds of crystal bowls, accompanied by singing and chimes. Afterwards, wind-down even more with a CBD cocktail from Sweet Crude.

Muzingo At Kitty Cohen’s 

Join Kitty Cohen’s for five cleverly themed rounds of Muzingo (music Bingo). Be the first to hit a Bingo on your grid card and you win free stuff courtesy of Kitty! 21 and up and it’s free to play. Come and go or stay and play. Round one kicks off at 7 p.m.


May 18th

Parent And Toddler Yoga At LBJ Wildflower Center

This playful, lighthearted Parent and Toddler Yoga class delights little ones and adults alike! Families find fun, laughter and calm practicing yoga poses and breathing exercises together. This class will be held both virtually and on site. Space is limited and registration is required. If you are attending this class in person (on site), please know that face masks are required for those over the age of 2.


May 19th

Letterkenny Trivia Night At Hotel Vegas

Hotel Vegas is back with live trivia! They’ve got plenty of space for social distancing and are bringing you a great night of spread out trivia. Teams will be spread out at distanced picnic tables. Make sure that at least one player on your team has a fully charged phone. This quiz will be played electronically, so no answer sheets have to be exchanged.


May 20th

Schitt’s Creek Patio Trivia At Kitty Cohen’s

Test your knowledge poolside at Kitty Cohen’s for an evening of socially distant Schitt’s Creek trivia! It’s free to play and there will be themed cocktails. Teams should be made up of 6 people or fewer and prizes will be awarded! Starts at 7 p.m.


May 21st

JaJa Room At Romo Room

Produced by JustJoshingComedy, JaJa Room features a terrific line-up of talented stand-up comedians: Gabi Montemayor, Josh Castro, Aaron Suarez, and your headliner Rafael Sanguily. Starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10.


May 22nd

HERPS Exotic Reptile And Pet Show 

Join HERPS Exotic Reptiles & Pets Shows May 22nd and 23rd at the Rock Sports Arena in Round Rock for the largest reptile and exotic pet show in Central Texas! Thousands of reptiles, amphibians, inverts, feeders, small mammals, supplies, and more all for sale at discounted prices directly to the public! Tickets range from $4–$12.


May 23rd

Wild Diva’s Drag Brunch

Wild Divas Drag Brunch, hosted by Vylette and her team of Queens, is making a grand entrance at Wild Heart Yoga! Outdoors and socially distanced. Featuring Veuve Clicquot (because we fancy), champagne and mimosas will be flowing as your thrilled, shocked, and wow’d by performances of your favorite pop icons!


May 24th

Mindful Movement: Music Mondays At Carpenter Hotel

Start the week with the intention to give yourself a moment to ground and move mindfully. Collette will guide you through a flowy Vinyasa practice, cooling down with a guided meditation. The addition of a specially curated live DJ set by Cassie will leave you with all the feels. Take these vibes with you as you move through your week. BYO mat, water, and towel. Class will be held outside in the Q-Hut.

Sound Healing At The Cathedral

Swift Fit Events presents Monday Night Sound Healing sessions with local meditation and retreat leader Meg Sylvester at East Austin’s event space The Cathedral. Bask in an hour of slow movements and breathwork to the sounds of crystal bowls, accompanied by singing and chimes. Afterwards, wind-down even more with a CBD cocktail from Sweet Crude.


May 26th

Full Moon Illumination

Allow the energy of the Full Moon to support your journey wherever you are, as you and Shuniya Yoga Collective gather for a deep group meditation followed by an extended Reiki-infused sound healing, including the gong, crystal bowls and chimes. Available online($20) or in-person ($30).


May 27th

A Perfect Pair: Antonelli’s X Blanton Virtual Cheese Tasting

Get your ticket to this exciting event and explore works from the Blanton Museum of Art’s collection through taste buds! Enjoy a carefully curated cheese selection and learn about the art pieces with which they are paired. This special event will be hosted by two cheesemongers from Antonelli’s Cheese Shop and Blanton curator, Holly Borham, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings. Each ticket includes a cheese plate including seven cheeses, seven food pairings, Easy Tigerbaguette, and Spanish quicos (corn nuts) along with exclusive access to the live tasting and art viewing. Tickets start at $36.


May 28th

Farm Yoga At Boggy Creek Farm

At 11 a.m. join Swift Fit Events for a vinyasa flow at Boggy Creek Farm with Camila Matos to calm and ground you this spring. Stay after to explore the beautiful property and shop the farm’s delicious produce and local goods. Fifty percent of ticket sales will go to support Boggy Creek Farm. Mats, water, Moontower Matcha, and Supergoop sunscreen will be provided.


May 29th

Lone Star State Of Mind: A Celebration Of Texas W/ The Suffers & Sweet Spirit

Saddle up for Lone Star State of Mind: A Celebration of Texas, deep in the heart of Austin at ACL Live. Experience a full day of Texas pride featuring live musical performances by Houston legends The Suffers and Austin originals Sweet Spirit upstairs at ACL Live, Zach Person and Pat Byrne downstairs at 3TEN ACL Live, plus local bites & shopping outside on the Terrace at W Austin.


May 30th

Rochelle & The Sidewinders At Dreamland

Rochelle & The Sidewinders is an award winning, high-energy blues band based out of Austin Texas and you can catch them at Dreamland from 2–4 p.m. You will dance, groove and party—don’t miss an opportunity to catch this amazing act live in their beer garden!

Know of something else going on? Email Emily@365thingaustin.com.

Born and raised in Austin, Emily thrives off sunlight and a good happy hour. In her free time she enjoys finding hidden spots along the greenbelt and frequent trips to Austin Pets Alive! She graduated with a degree in PR and has spent the past four years as a social media manager and writer.