The KGSR Weekend Guide to Austin: February 16 - 18
It's finally the weekend! Whether you like to kick back by the lake, hit the trails for a bike ride, or enjoy an awesome brunch before a local shopping spree, we do our best to hand pick events that we think will fit your lifestyle.
Friday, February 16
Get the family ready and head out to Austin's authentic drive-in. This is the real deal with drive-in slots, window speaker setups, and tonight's features are a Grease sing along or Texas classic "Dazed and Confused."
Saturday, February 17
We've got one last chance to get tickets to KGSR's Woofstock featuring Brett Dennen at our surprise Woofstop at H-E-B in Cedar Park! Come out this Saturday, February 17th between 1-3 PM to earn your tickets to the show!
Hosted by Stretch Yoga Studio
Grab your mats and head down to the Historic Scoot In for a 60 minute "silent disco"-style yoga session scored by a live DJ that you'll hear through a pair of Sound Off Headphones! After the class you'll also get to enjoy a complimentary glass of rose or pint of beer while you explore the pop-up shops from Superfun Yoga Pants and Moonchild Mehndi henna tattoos! Tickets are still available for $25.
Stick around after the yoga session for post V-Day Galentine's get together featuring a crafting corner, photobooth, relationship advice, a variety of self-care offerings, and a chance to win free spa treatments, haircuts, gift cards, and more! The event is totally free, so RSVP ASAP to secure your spot!
Free food, drinks, and live music! Grab your friends and celebrate the launch of Dindr - the most delicious dating app. Just show your Dindr profile at the door to enter and the party will go all night!
Sunday, February 18
Over 17,000 runners are expected to descend upon the streets of downtown Austin this Sunday at the 27th Annual Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K, which concludes with a Finish Line Festival featuring live music, plenty of eats, and a beer garden to wind down after the big day. The marathon is totally free to spectators! Learn more about the event and the race routes on the Austin Marathon website.
It's the first annual Winter Games at HOPE Farmers Market! Do you have what it takes to compete against your fellow market-goers? Take part in their Egg Toss, "Javelin Throw" (pool noodles), Plunger Ball, Human Pretzel Challenge, and so much more!
Official Public Opening: Ellsworth Kelly's "Austin"| 12:30 pm - 5 pm | The Blanton Museum of Art
UT Austin's Blanton Museum is unveiling a stunning new building this weekend, and is inviting the public to take a tour of the latest addition to their permanent collection. What is now known as Ellsworth Kelly's final work, "Austin" explores the motifs of spectrum, black and white, color grid, and totem, in the form of a beautiful chapel that will live permanently inbetween UT's Perry-Castañeda Library, and Jester Dormitory.
Painting with a Twist has teamed up with Disney to bring you this one-time offering of Lady & The Tramp painting. This is a 2 hour painting class suitable for ages 8 & up.