Past Events Archives - 365 Things to Do in Austin, TX

How many lobsters and clams can you eat? Let’s find out today, shall we? There are limited tickets available for reserved seating at TLC that includes all you can eat of lobsters and clams, plus your own lobster bib! There will also be live music and festivities! Entry is free for normal service and they’ll have their regular menu as well as an East Coast inspired one.

When: Saturday, September 15th

Time: 2–5 p.m.

TLC Austin
1100 South Lamar Boulevard Suite 1150
Austin, Texas 78704

Whoa y’all—it’s Friday the 13th and a full moon. There could be no better time to watch Freaky Friday outside!

Movies in the Park is a series of free films brought to you by Austin Parks Foundation in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse. Each year, APF and the Drafthouse bring you free movies in parks all over Austin. Residents and visitors bring their blanket or lawn chairs for a fun and relaxing evening under the beautiful Austin night sky.

Dogs, picnics, and lawn chairs are welcome. Alcoholic beverages, glass, and styrofoam are not.

More info and full schedule here.

Food trucks:
Noble Sandwich Co.
Casey’s New Orleans Snowballs

When: Friday, September 13th

Time: 8: p.m.

Dottie Jordan Park & Recreation
2803 Loyola Ln.
Austin, TX 78723

If you know, you know. Schitt’s Creek is the perfect show for the Get It Gals to quiz us on next! You probably still have time to binge a few episodes and refresh your extensive knowledge of the Rose family and the weird town they own.

Get your friends together—you need the dream team tonight!

-Free to play
-1-6 players per team
-30 team cap
-First come, first served

Registration opens at 6:30, happy hour till 7, quiz kicks off at 8!

When: Thursday, September 12th

Time: 8:00 p.m.


The Cavalier ATX
2400 Webberville Road Suite A
Austin, Texas 78702

We feel like this is a concept with staying power! The front lawn of Radio Coffee & Beer is going to be covered and kiddie pools and ice and your favorite White Claw will be on special all day. There will also be the auspicious debut of a new “Clawtail”! The Piña CLAWda has Lime Claw, Malibu, and pineapple and goes down easy.

When: Sunday, September 8th

Time: 2–9 p.m.

Radio Coffee & Beer
4204 Manchaca Rd.
Austin, Texas 78704

Here’s the perfect way to get your dog some exercise and cool off at the same time. Come out to Scott Mentzer Pool for a special splash day for your dog! Admission is $5 per dog (includes 2 humans) and $3 per extra human. All dogs must be current on vaccinations and have printed vaccination records to be allowed in the event.

Click here for more rules and information.  

When: Saturday, September 7th

Time: 10 a.m.– 2 p.m.

Scott Mentzer Pool
901 Old Austin Hutto Rd.
Pflugerville, Texas 78660

We all have Longhorn Football fever, and tonight you can learn more about a true legend! atCentral is cultural series hosted by The Library Foundation, the nonprofit that supports the Austin Public Library. Earl Campbell: Yards After Contact is a new biography by Asher Price chronicling the life and impact of Texas football legend Earl Campbell—on and off the field.

Price will share highlights from the book, stories about Earl Campbell, and insights from his writing and research process.

This event is free and open to the public, but you should reserve a ticket here. Doors open at 6:30! The programs begins at 7 and concludes with a book signing.

When: Thursday, September 5th

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Austin Central Library
710 West Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78701

The Buzzed Spelling Bee is back for another year! Austin Bat Cave is inviting champion spellers to participate in a competition event to benefit ABC’s free writing programs for kids.

Grown-up spellers will compete and see if a few drinks help or hurt their skills, with the winner taking home a trophy and other prizes. Spectators can cheer on the spellers and donate to their cause! Are you brave enough to be a speller? Register here.

This event is open to the public with a $5 suggested donation. All donations and raffle proceeds will go to support ABC’S free writing programs for kids!

When: Today, September 4th

Time: 7 p.m.

Cheer Up Charlies
900 Red River St.
Austin, Texas 78701

Outdoor Voices has joined forces with Jordan Jones from Camp Gladiator for their September sweat event! You’ll sweat it out with full-body workouts incorporating cardio (at your mat) and strength. Workouts are go-at-your-own-pace for all fitness levels. Following your endorphin boost, join them for a drink upstairs at Ellis!

Please BYOMat, water, and wear tennis shoes!


When: Tuesday, September 3rd

Time: 6:30 p.m.

111 Congress Avenue
Austin TX

We’re baaaaaaaack!! Well, let’s hope so anyway!! There are still tickets for the Longhorns’ first home game of the season against Louisiana Tech. Game days at DKR have really been upgraded in the past two years. Come early and check out all the food trucks and activities along BEVO Blvd. You can also visit the brand new UT Hall of Fame that opened this week just in time to get you super pumped for some Longhorn magic to happen. And Jack Ingram will be playing at Longhorn City Limits before the game at 5:30 p.m.! Thanks to AD Chris Del Conte, every home game is basically like ACL, the rodeo, and the Super Bowl all rolled into one.

Here’s a guide to all of it from UT Athletics.

When: Saturday, August 31st

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium – University of Texas
2100 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78712

The House of Songs ATXP2P series connects Austin songwriters from different genres, backgrounds, and styles to create new music together. Every session features four artists performing solo works (20 min sets) with transitions between artists featuring songs they have written as a pair. Tonight artists are Natalie Price Music, Daisy O’Connor, and Graham Weber & Taylor Williams of Western Youth & Rob Baird!

Tacodeli will be providing tacos, Austin Beerworks will be serving beer, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka will be serving a special Tacodeli / Tito’s cocktail. Rambler Sparkling Water is going to help us get through this heat!

Please note: The House of Songs x Tacodeli Songwriter Sessions is an all ages event. RSVPs are not a guarantee of entree. Entree is limited to venue capacity. RSVP or make a donation via Eventbrite.

When: Friday, August 30th

Time: 5:30–8:00 p.m.

Cost: $5 Suggested donation to The House of Songs or pay-what-you-can for the artists!

Tacodeli (3rd & Congress)
301 Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas 78701