Summer Fun 2014




Big Screen Classics: Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Candy and Martin star as unlikely travel companions just trying to get home for Thanksgiving.

4PM, Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson

Free Family Fun: Chicken Run

Claymation hens who try to prevent their eventual fate – dinner – make for fun filmmaking and dubious pre-Thanksgiving-feast viewing. Read a full review of Chicken Run.

11AM, Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar


  • The Rules of Basketball

    Features an exhibition by artist Paul Pfeiffer and a display of James Naismith's 1891 document the Original Rules of Basketball. You won't want to miss this in-depth and historical look into the sport of basketball. Runs through Jan. 13, 2013.

    The Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr., 512/471-7324

  • Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot

    This turkey-day tradition offers participants the option of a timed or untimed 5-mile run, 1-mile walk and a kids’ K. They are adding a raffle this year with a 2013 Honda Accord as the grand prize. Proceeds will benefit Caritas of Austin. 8:45am. $8, kids K; $20, 1-mile walk; $25, untimed 5-mile; $30, timed 5-mile.

    The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/479-8815

  • Thanksgiving Buffet

    It's a long-standing tradition: holiday dinner at the gay bar. And thanks to OCH, the spread shall be spread. 3-6pm.

    Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth, 512/320-8823