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KGSR's Weekend Guide

 

FRIDAY

 

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Today 7:30p…and all weekend!

University of Texas:  Frank Erwin Center

The circus is in town!!!  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze! an extraordinarily engineered circus experience where Children Of All Ages find out what it takes to build The Greatest Show On Earth!!!  Andre McClain, Ringmaster and America’s favorite cowboy, takes the Ringling Bros. reins and accompanied by his horse Comanche, leads his Built To Amaze!  More here.

 

Paula Poundstone

Today 7:30p

One World Theatre

Need a smile?  Find out how to see Paula Poundstone here.

 

Jess & the Echoes, Bob Schneider

Today 9:00p

Threadgill’s South

Bob ALWAYS puts on a good show.  J  More here.

 

SATURDAY

 

OneRepublic

with special guests Christina Perri and Jamie Scott

Saturday, Aug 23 7:00p

Austin 360 Ampitheatre

Gates open at 5:30 pm

There are still some tickets.  Tickets at ticketmaster.com.

 

Ricky Skaggs

Saturday, Aug 23 7:00a

One World Theatre

More here

 

Le Garage Sale

Sat. Aug. 23, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sun. Aug. 24, 12 noon-5 p.m.

Palmer Events Center

Le Garage Boutique Sale is a two day shopping event that brings together your city’s coolest independent boutiques, online retailers and designers all under one roof and all at clearance sale prices! You will find unbelievable markdowns at many of your favorite stores And discover new, up and coming retailers with a fresh take on style. Spend the afternoon discovering great deals on everything from shoes to handbags to jewelry, to clothing for men, women and children as well as home furnishings and accessories.

Tickets: $10 (cash only, if purchased at the door; ticket good for one day only).

More here

 

SUNDAY

 

Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival

Sunday, Aug 24 11:00a

Fiesta Gardens

Come one, Come all!!  The best salsa and hot sauce makers in the state convene at Fiesta Gardens for this feisty annual contest, which draws thousands of pepperheads who come to sample some of the spiciest salsas around.  More here.

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