We all know Austin is a place where something is always going on. Sometimes it's hard to figure out what fun events are taking place, so we're here to help!
Take a look at what's going on around town Friday, Aug. 9 through Sunday, Aug. 11.
Friday, Aug. 9
- It's Tax-Free Weekend! Go out and save money on all of the essential back-to-school items you need! Go here to see which items are tax-free through Sunday.
- Alamo Drafthouse has plenty of fun events going on over the weekend. On Friday you can catch the Action Pack's Totally 80's Sing-Along Dance Party (which also runs Saturday) or Jurassic Park with Master Pancake. Oh, and don't forget about the Action Pack Semi-Charmed Kind of Sing-Along: The '90s Pop Rock Party! Swoon. Go here for show times and tickets.
- "Little Shop of Horrors" at Zilker Hillside Theater. Show starts around 8:30 p.m. and is free. Runs Thursday-Sunday until Aug. 17.
- Football season is here! Watch the Texas Longhorns at their open practice at 6:30 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Saturday at Denius Fields. Terri Gruca has even more details in her Smart Money Blog.
Saturday, Aug. 10
- Coffee with KVUE tweetup! Come say hi to the KVUE team and grab a free cup of coffee! You may even get one of our reusable shopping bags as well! We'll be at the Texas Farmers Market in Cedar Park Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. Don't forget to use the hash tag #CoffeeWithKVUE! Go here for more information.
- Barton Springs Fest: Full day of fun at Barton Springs Pool with educational workshops, food and live music. Event is 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Go here for more information.
Sunday, Aug. 11
- Alamo Drafthouse: Action Pack's Shaun of the Dead Quote-Along! Go here for show times and tickets.
- Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure at 9 a.m. Turn Austin into your game board! More information here.
- Mueller Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Mueller Development off Airport Boulevard. Go here for info.
- Austin Symphony performs at the Long Center at 7:30 p.m. Event is FREE to the public. Sunday will feature brass music. More info here.
Find more events on our Community Calendar.
If you're hoping to beat the heat, check out this information on where to stay cool around Central Texas.
For more ideas on saving money around town, head to Terri Gruca's Smart Money Blog.