things to do in austin this weekend

Our top picks for Fun Things to Do on a budget in Austin this weekend include Free Living Room Dance Party, Rodeo Austin Gala, Virtual CraftHER Market, and more!

FRIDAY

Avant Chamber Ballet Virtual Performance

What: View modern ballet performances from the comfort of your home! Madison Hicks’ Still Growing + Katie Puder’s 19th Amendment present their next performance, which features live music.

Where: Virtual

When: Can access at any time

How Much:$30 for 48 hours of access, or subscribe for $99 and get unlimited access to this performance and three other productions

City Theater Austin: The Spoon River Project

What: This free virtual performance of The Spoon River Project is presented by Austin actors. The performance is adapted from the American poet Edgar Lee Master’s work.

Where: Virtual event

When: Available until February 28th

How Much: Free

Cry Havoc Theater Performance

What: Brought to you by Cry Havoc Theater, the show Once Upon a Moon showcases some fairy tales by the Grimm Brothers. This show features an all-female cast and is created for audiences ages seven and older.

Where: Virtual

When: This performance will be available from January 25 and February 28.

How Much: Pay what you can; the suggested price is $20

Rodeo Austin Gala

What: This Friday, Rodeo Austin presents “Rooted in Grit: Virtual Gala,” an experience that will include musical performances, interviews, favorite rodeo moments, and even a silent auction.

Where: Virtual

When: Friday, February 26th at 7:30 PM

How Much: Free

 

SATURDAY

Vino Vinyasa at Wanderlust

What: Namaste and wine: the perfect Saturday combo. Join Wanderlust Wine Co. for a vinyasa yoga class, ending with a wine tasting of two Sauvignon Blanc wines after class. You can also enjoy the food at the on-site food truck The Heel of the Boot for 10% off until after 2 PM.

Where: Wanderlust Wine Co., 610 N. Interstate Highway 35, Austin

When: Saturday, February 27th at 11 AM

How Much: $30

 

What: The official DJ for the University of Texas football, DJ Mel, will be presenting a weekly live living room dance party! Join in virtually on Twitch. One of our top picks for fun things to do on a budget in Austin this weekend!

Where: Virtual (Twitch)

When: Saturday, February 27th at 6 PM

How Much: Free

 

Small Business “Saturdaze”

What: Shop small businesses with ease at the Saturday market at Far Out Lounge. You’ll find 20+ local vendors spread out in order to adhere to social distancing guidelines. The event will also feature live music.

Where: Far Out Lounge & Stage, 8504 S. Congress Ave, Austin

When: Saturday, February 27th at 12 PM

How Much: Free

 

SUNDAY

Virtual CraftHER Market

What: Do some virtual shopping this weekend at the craftHER Market, a digital marketplace showcasing artisans from the Texas South region. This year’s market will support women and LGBTQ+ small business owners, with more than 150 vendors. Makes our list of fun things to do on a budget in Austin this weekend!

 

Where: Virtual

When: Saturday, February 27th & Sunday, February 28th beginning at 11 AM

How Much: Free to enter

 

The Austin Flea Market

What: Stop by the Austin Flea, a market that features all local handmade items and vintage wares from some of Austin’s most amazing and talented vendors.

Where: Radio Coffee & Beer, 4204 Manchaca Rd., Austin

When: Sunday, February 28th at 10 AM

How Much: Free

 

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