Whether you're looking to remodel your house or merely gawk at the work of professionals, this gathering of experts and vendors has the goods. Apart from the usual products and giveaways, there will be a kids zone and various sources of info for remodelers and new homeowners. HGTV's Jeff Devlin supplies some star power. Fri.-Sun., Jan. 10-12. $8.50.
Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/404-4000
Come out and learn about this new app that empowers users to suggest improvements to the streets and walkways around them using their phones and imaginations. If you're impressed or just inebriated, consider helping support their Kickstarter. 4-9pm. Free.
Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co., 1305 W. Oltorf St., 512/298-2242