10 Things To Do in Austin, TX This Weekend (2/8/19 – 2/10/19)

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 (2/8/19 – 2/10/19).

Friday, 2/8/19

Art of Celebration Opening Reception

This is our 3rd Annual “Art of Celebration” group exhibition! We love doing this exhibition every year because what a great way to kick off the new year with Celebration! This exhibition is extra special because Art For The People donates 5% of exhibition art sales to Share Art Heal!

United Vol 4: A Black History Month Boogie

The Groove Temple proudly presents “UNITED: A Black History Month Boogie” at The Sahara Lounge Friday, February 8, 2019. This annual event, in its 4th year, is like NO other in all of Central Texas. In the last decade, no event has ever celebrated Black history, Black diversity and Black unity while entirely curated & produced by women of the African Diaspora. African Americans invented HOUSE MUSIC, so why not bring the people to our Boogie? (https://bit.ly/1ss12Hf)

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (2018) – Community Cinema

Come explore Community First! Village, pick your spot, and enjoy your favorite movie snacks from the Community Grille. Burgers, french fries, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase (cards and cash accepted!). The event is free, however a $5 donation would be highly appreciated. Donations can be made electronically when RSVPing to this event or via donation bucket at the venue.

Saturday, 2/9/19

Lovers + Friends: Valentine’s Pop Up

Peruse REVELRY’s annual Valentine’s / Galentine’s mini market chockfull of thoughtfully crafted gifts, florals and sweets from local artisans + small businesses taking place in the parlor rooms of Native Hostel. While you’re here, don’t forget to snag some brunch with your honey.

Moonlight Tower #2 Run

Austin 10K’r invites you to join us for a unique variety of fun running routes that will compliment your Cap10K training. The Moonlight Tower 2 Run is a creative 3 to 5-mile route that travels south into Austin’s South Congress (SoCo) District to seek out one of only 17 remaining light towers. This is your chance to window shop or explore the strip before hipsters and locals roll out of bed. Don’t forget to snap a selfie by the ‘Greetings from Austin’ postcard wall mural along the route. Enjoy mini Moon Pies, Ruta Maya Coffee and other snacks when you finish. The Moonlight Tower #2 Run will start and finish at the Austin American-Statesman.

Darwin Day Celebration 2019

The Center for Inquiry-Austin presents a FREE event to celebrate the 210th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. There will be something for everyone—fun learning activities for children and teens, fascinating lectures and trivia contest for adults, professional development credit for teachers, and BIRTHDAY CAKE!!

Where to Next? Race Austin Feb 2019

Where to Next? Race is a brand new travel-based adventure race coming to Austin! Race around the city, experience the iconic sights, discover the local scene, and complete challenges at each checkpoint! Each race includes challenges at 3 or more iconic Austin sights, 2 unique local spots, and 1 wildcard location! Our race, unlike any other event, is a hybrid race, scavenger hunt, outdoor escape room, and interactive city tour. Where to Next? Race offers all adventure-seekers a new way to travel, a new way to race, a new way to experience.

Sunday, 2/10/19

Valentine’s Pop Up Party

Join us for our 4th annual Valentine’s Pop Up Party! Every year, we invite in a handful of our most favorite local vendors to share the love (and their amazing wares and goods) with you! Our intimate market will feature some incredible makers and small business owners who will have just the perfect thing for your perfect someone (or yourself.) Enjoy complimentary sips, shop local with our vendors as you find the sweetest things for your sweetheart.

Armenian Cuisine Buffet

Russian House Presents: Travel to Post Soviet Republics Through its Cuisine. This time we celebrate Armenia. Armenian food is ranked as one of the best and most delicious among cuisines of other nations. Armenian dishes stand out due to their unique and unforgettable taste. Come and experience one of a kind Authentic Armenian Dishes at Russian House while we serve unlimited buffet dinner.

BRAVE Fest 2019

Come join the 2nd Annual BRAVE Fest! A community celebration of love, diversity, inclusion, and multi-culturalism in Austin, Texas! Enjoy local artists and organizations on February 10th, 2-8PM, as we come together to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Lunar New Year (Year of the Pig), Constitution Day (Mexico), and Black History Month. This is a family-friendly event and we are excited to celebrate our community! Invite your friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers. There will be representation from local artists, food and shop vendors, and non-profit organizations that align with the passion and purpose to strive for equity, inclusion, and justice.

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