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

If you can see it, you can believe it! Set your intention for the New Year by creating a creative vision board in this two-hour collage workshop lead by artist Whitney Avra.

Brunch, bottomless cocktails, and all materials included! Click here to get your tickets.

When: Saturday, January 18th

Time: 2–4 p.m.

Location:
The Cathedral ATX
2403 E 16th St.
Austin, Texas 78702

Snow angels, snowball fights, snow tubing — it’s all happening this weekend! Check out the following events. They’re going to be SNOW much fun!

Snow Day at the Science Mill, Johnson City

More than 30 tons of snow will blanket the Science Mill this Saturday! Kids can jump right in to the snow pit to make snow angels, snowballs and more, build a mini snowman, watch ice sculpting, fire a snowball slingshot, run the abominable obstacle course, build and launch a snowball catapult, and much more! Food trucks will be on site to provide nourishment, and Kona Ice will be providing snow cones. 

Where: 101 South Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City

When: January 18; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: Included with museum admission, $9.50-$11 

More information: https://www.sciencemill.org/upcoming-events-2/2020/1/18/snow-day-at-the-science-mill

Snow Day at Wolf Ranch Town Center, Georgetown

This free event will feature two play areas — one for children 5 and under and one for 6 and up — and two giant snow hills for tubing. The event also features other fun activities for the family.

Where: 1015 W. University Ave. Ste 601, Georgetown

When: January 18; 12 – 3 p.m.

Cost: FREE

More information: https://wolfranchtowncenter.com/events-news/event/snow-day-2020

Start your engines and get ready to cheer on the ultimate team sport racing heroes on Little Woodrow’s 150″ HD projector screen! Tonight ATX Sports+Adventure will be hosting a Mario Kart 64 team tournament with three players per team. Registration is currently closed but come watch with your buds and get $3 Modelo and Lone Star pints.

When: Thursday, January 16th

Time: 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Location:
Little Woodrow’s Southpark Meadows
9500 S IH 35 Frontage Rd #100
Austin, Texas 78748

 

It’s time again for St. Elmo Brewing Company’s monthly installment of Drag Queen B-I-N-G-O with the one and only Louisianna Purchase—voted Austin’s top Drag Queen for the last three years and a contestant on Season 3 of Dragula.

It’s free to play and there will be several rounds. There will be prizes galore!

When: Wednesday, January 15th

Time: 7–9 p.m.

Location:
St. Elmo Brewing Company
440 E Saint Elmo Rd.
Austin, Texas 78745

The kids are out of school for MLK Day Monday, so what better way to spend the day than celebrating the beloved Civil Rights leader? 

Community March, Celebration and Food Drive

The March begins at 9 a.m. at the MLK statue on the University of Texas campus, travels to the Capitol for a rally, and then to Huston-Tillotson University for a celebration. Join the March or watch as they make their way through downtown Austin. The Annual Community March celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy while uplifting diversity and multi-culturalism in our city. 

This year, the March will support the Central Texas Food Bank. Participants are asked to bring non-perishable food items to donate. Donation receptacles will be available at The University of Texas and the Capitol, while the March is in those locations. Receptacles will also be available at the festival at Huston-Tillotson University.

Community Celebration & Music Festival

The MLK Community Festival kicks off as soon the march arrives on location and will last until 3 p.m. Enjoy vendors, food trucks, and local musicians. The festivities begin at 11 a.m.

MLK Community March

Where: MLK Statue (23rd Street & Speedway)

Time: 9 a.m.

Cost: FREE

MLK Community Celebration & Music Festival

Where: Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon St, Austin, TX 78702

Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: FREE

For more information: https://www.mlkcelebration.com/celebration-events/march-and-festival/

 

Tonight, come test your knowledge of early Springfield! You know you have a lot of Simpsons factoids rattling around in that head of yours. Doh-n’t miss out on this pub quiz covering all things season 1-10. It’s free to play and teams can be 1-6 people. There’s a 15 team cap so get there early. Themed cocktails and prizes will flow.

When: Tuesday, January 14th

Time: 7–9 p.m. | Registration opens at 5:30, quiz kicks off at 7!

Location:
Nickel City
1133 East 11th
Austin, Texas 78702

It’s not the Longhorns, but it’s still football! If you need a great place to watch LSU and Clemson battle it out, head on down to Lavaca Street Bar tonight. They’ll have game-day buckets and eats from Turf N Surf Po’ Boy all night long!

When: Monday, January 13th

Time: 7–10 p.m.

Location:
Lavaca Street Bar
405 Lavaca St.
Austin, Texas 78701

Bring your family to the UMLAUF Sculpture Gardens and Museum for a free family day! The day will feature family yoga, a singalong with Armstrong Community Music School, and a performance from Small Wonders Puppet Theater. In addition, children can enjoy art activities, a sculpture search, and more. 

The UMLAUF holds a free family day on the second Sunday of each month. These special days are free and open to everyone and encourage participants to explore and create. The facility features the work of Charles Umlauf, an American sculptor who made Austin his home. 

When: Sunday, January 12, 2020

Where: 605 Azie Morton Road

Time: 12 – 4 p.m.

Cost: FREE

More information: https://www.umlaufsculpture.org/family-day

 

Tonight is a full moon and to celebrate you and your friends can go on an amazing gong journey of sacred sound, relaxation, and meditation!

This is the perfect time for making fresh starts in our lives and this could spark some serious inspiration. The event will start with a meditation to bring new beginnings and a sense of renewal into our lives and then move into a deep relaxation with the sound of multiple gongs.

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased here.

When: Friday, January 10th

Time: 7–9 p.m.

Location:
Flow Yoga Westgate
4477 Lamar Blvd.

Throw it way back to the 1990s at Rules & Regs every second Thursday of the month at the Fairmont Austin. Retro-tunes that take you back to your teen, tween, or toddler years will be spun and nostalgic specialty cocktails will be poured! To top it all off there will be ’90s themed swag. A.C. Slater sold separately.

When: Thursday, January 9th

Time: 9 p.m.

Location:
Fairmont Austin
101 Red River Street
Austin, Texas 78701