KGSR's Weekend Guide: Mar. 2-4
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.
This Weekend Guide is presented by Old Settler's Music Festival: putting on their 31st annual Americana and folk festival this April 19-22. This year's fest takes place in Tilmon, Texas with beautiful campsites, eats and drinks from some of Texas' finest vendors, fun games and activities to keep the kiddos smiling all weekend, and of course, 36 performing artists across four stages including Bob Schneider, Jamestown Revival, JD McPherson, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and more! Click the link below to learn more about this year's wristband and camping options - all on sale now.
Friday, March 2nd
ATX Vegan Drinks: Breakfast for Dinner | 8-11 PM | Possum Park
Grab your vegan friends and stop by Possum Park for this month's Vegan Drinks party! You bring the drinks, and some of Austin's best plant-based food trucks inlcuding Bistro Vonish, The Great Y'all, and Zucchini Kill Bakery will be bringing the eats! This month's theme is 'breakfast for dinner' so you know its gonna be a good one. Be on time for games, raffles, and prizes to be won!
Saturday, March 3rd
Holi Festival Celebration | 2-8 PM | Radha Madhav Dham
Experience the most colorful day of the year at Radha Madhav Dham's celebration of the Hindu holiday known as Holi, or the "festival of colors". Welcome in the beginning of Spring with discourse, prayer, and cultural programs in the temple, Holi play - which is when attendees splash each other with vibrant colored powders and water - accompanied by a live band, and a Holi bonfire to end the evening.
Barton Springs Artists and Makers Market | 1-5 PM | Ramblin Rose Company
Come hang out and shop around a variety of local vendors including Luster Jewelry, Fringe and Flair, Kennedy Candles, Boheme Nouveau Vintage, and more! The event is also BYOV (bring your own vinyl) so bring a record or two to spin on the record player!
The Avett Brothers, and Asleep at the Wheel | 8 PM | The Long Center
This one's now sold out, but we're so excited we still had to mention it! The Avett Brothers are making their return to Austin this Saturday for The Long Center's 10th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser, with local favorites Asleep at the Wheel opening up the show. For any Avett fans that missed out on ticket sales: check out the Facebook event page! There's a few ticket holders no longer able to make it who are looking for someone to pass off their tickets to.
Sunday, March 4th
ABC Kite Fest | 9 AM - 5 PM | ACL Live
It's one of our favorite events of the year: the annual ABC Zilker Kite Festival! It's going down this Sunday at Silk Park and is totally FREE for everyone! Bring your favorite kite or just bring your self and watch the sea of beautiful art floating through the skies! *Note: Rain is in unfortunately in the forecast for this weekend, so keep an eye on the weather and the Kite Fest Facebook page for updates. If it has to be cancelled due to weather, it will be postponed to Sunday, March 11th.
9th Annual Oscars Watch Party | 5:30 PM | Black Sheep Lodge
Throw on your glitziest ball gown or tux and stroll down the red carpet to the Black Sheep Lodge's 90th Academy Awards ceremony watching party! There will be trivia, ballot contests, themed bingo, best dressed contest, prizes to be won, and drink specials for 21+!