10 Things To Do in Austin, TX This Weekend (3/9/19 – 3/10/19)

Looking for things to do in Austin this weekend? Look no further! Here are 10 great things going on in and around Austin, Texas this weekend (3/9/19 – 3/10/19).

Saturday, 3/9/19

Austin Crawfish Festival

Better than just a boil! March 8th & 9th The Austin Crawfish Festival is a festival celebrating two major industries in Texas: crawfish and beer! We are bringing over 10,000 pounds of fresh Louisiana grown crawfish to Central Texas to provide an experience like no other. That’s not where it stops though, in addition to all that delicious mouth-watering crawfish we bring some of Austin’s largest craft beer vendors to provide you beer by the pitcher! Authentic craft beer (wine available too), fresh boiled crawfish served to you in front of live music, what could be better? Fun for the whole family!

BBQ Austin presented by Miller Lite

BBQ Austin, a Rodeo Austin production, presented by Miller Lite is a BBQ cook-off competition that takes place the weekend before Rodeo Austin kicks off. The public is invited to come out and enjoy food samples from BBQ teams competing for BBQ Austin Grand Champion!

The History of Exclusion in the Suffragette Movement

Join Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director María Milner for the March discussion topic in the 2019 series ‘Know the Fights for the Rights’ on “The History of Exclusion in the Suffragette Movement.” We are taking a deep look at the beginnings of the Women’s Suffrage Movement in the United States, its most revered leaders, and their stances on the suffrage of African-American women and men. Discussion will also include a critical look at how the past of the Suffrage Movement casts a shadow on present efforts to include a wider range of our community.

  • When: Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM CST Starts in about 5 hours
  • Where: League of Women Voters Austin Area, 1609 Shoal Creek Boulevard #202, Austin, Texas 78701
  • More Informationhttps://www.facebook.com/events/240951870182944/

Prosciutto, Salami, & Cheese…oh my! A Cheese & Charcuterie Class

Join us, Charcuterie Lovers, for a night of cheese, charcuterie, and sundries. This is the perfect evening to learn more about charcuterie and cheese pairings. We will guide you through different styles of cheese (both pasteurized and unpasteurized) each paired with meat, accompanied by olives, nuts, and Easy Tiger bread. Note: Doors open at 3:45pm and the event starts at 4pm. You may choose to arrive early and separately purchase our wine or beer pairings from the Cheese Shop prior to the class the day of the event. Should you choose to bring your own wine or beer, there is a $4 set-up fee.

Breakfast in the Park- ACRC Membership Mixer

Looking to meet community-minded friends and give back to the Austin community in a meaningful way? Swing by our annual membership mixer to learn what we’re about! Breakfast on us!! Bring your colleagues, friends and your four-legged friends! Meeting in Patterson Park Shelter

Sunday, 3/10/19

Nulo Presents: Rescue Me

Nulo Pet Food Presents: Rescue Me! Join us at Yard Bar for the 2nd Annual unofficial SXSW FREE Dog-Friendly Day Party that aims to “rescue” us locals from SXSW, while spotlighting, raising funds, and increasing awareness of Austin Humane Society dog and cat rescue.

Brews & Blue

Eat, drink, and party with Texas Progressives at our Brews & Blue concert on Sunday, March 10 at 3PM. This is your chance to see Taméca Jones and Walker Lukens live, enjoy free local beer, and meet other Texas Democrats like yourself.

Pop Up at the Park

Join us at Possum Park’s 2nd Sunday Pop Up at the Park. Enjoy complimentary craft beer and wine, grab a bite, and shop plant-based crafts, artisan wares, and more at North Loop’s favorite park.

EPIC Ranch Tour of Cherry Springs Ranch

The EPIC Ranch Tour of Cherry Springs Ranch in Spicewood, Texas is a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of the Texas Hill Country with fellow conservation-minded young professionals. Since this ranch is not open to the public, you’ll get an exclusive look at the Hill Country that won’t soon be forgotten.

Texas Tipsy Tours- Winery, Brewery and Distillery Charter

Join Texas Tipsy Tours for another luxury public charter from Austin, Texas to Driftwood to visit a winery, brewery and distillery! Texas Tipsy Tour’s 11-passenger Mercedes Sprinter will pick up at the Visitor’s Center at 12 pm and drop off at 6:00 pm on Sunday, March 10th for a Sunday Funday!

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