As God is our witness … it's back.
Free play, tournaments, live music, and a marketplace for all your old faves at one of the largest retro video game conventions in the USA. Local game-developer Warren Spector and author and screenwriter Ernie Cline headline the main stage. Sat.-Sun., July 30-31. $10-15 for one-day pass; $25 for two-day pass; kids, free.
You know that sport where it looks like people are sweeping in front of a big stone gliding down a sheet of ice? It's called curling, it's an official Winter Olympics event, and you might want to sign up for this 2.5-hour class. 9:15am. $30.
The Omaha Storm Chasers are currently in town for four and then Memphis pays the Express a visit for four more. Catch Round Rock's Joey Gallo (3 HRs, 7 RBIs in the last five games) before he gets promoted to The Show. Vs. Omaha: Thu.-Fri., July 28-29, 7:05pm; vs. Memphis: Sat.-Tue., July 30-Aug. 2, 7:05pm. $7-16.
Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/255-2255
Catch Gender Portraits' artist Drew Riley (and many more) at this weekend's VERGE Art Show. Admission is pay-what-you-can, with complimentary refreshments to compliment yer art viewing. 2-6pm. Donations welcome.
Aveda Institute Austin, 6001 Middle Fiskville Rd. #200