The Main Event
The international racing event is gearing up to out-clusterfuck even South by Southwest with 300,000 alleged visitors to our town. So, you can either complain about the traffic or jump on the bandwagon and get in the spirit of the race. This bandwagon ain't cheap though with weekend passes ranging from $340 to $4,700. Fri.-Sun., Nov. 16-18.
The Home Teams
Men's Basketball Vs. Schreiner: Fri., Nov. 16, 7pm. St. Francis School, 300 E. Huntland Dr.
Recreation & Fitness
is Austin's premier table tennis facility featuring 16 tables, wi-fi, a weight room, a lounge, and much more. Austin Table Tennis Club, 8956 Research Blvd.
The Rowing Dock stays open late on the third Friday of each month for a pleasant night-time paddle. 8-10pm. $5 per hour.
Rowing Dock, 2418 Stratford
Moms get a good workout walking, running, and jogging with their baby stroller. Should be fun for the babies too. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:30am. First class is free.
Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-6700
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.
Everyone is invited to enjoy up to four free 30-minute dance classes. 5:30pm. Free.
Thrive Fitness Studio, 3212 S. Congress
All leagues are coed with happy-hour fun following all games.
Runs, Walks, & Rides
Check website for fun biking adventures.
For those looking to learn more about Austin and get some exercise at the same time, this might do the trick. Choose the type of run, the mileage, and when you'd like to do it, and they'll handle the rest. Advance purchase required.
has a plethora of available walks, hikes, and more.