The Main Event
Cattle-roping and bull-riding, livestock contests, carnival fun, and kid-friendly events are just a few of the things putting you in a countrified mood. Dwight Yoakam and Elle King are two of the many headliners. Go online for a complete list of events or to buy tickets and just follow the big, gleaming belt buckles. March 11-25. Fairgrounds. $8 ($5, kids); carnival, $38 (includes fairground); rodeo & concert: $20-175 (includes fairground).
The Home Teams
Vs. Rice: Wed., March 15, 6pm. Vs. Coastal Carolina University: Fri., March 17, 6pm; Sat., March 18, 4pm; Sun., March 19, 1pm. Vs. UT: Tue., March 21, 6pm.
Bobcat Ballpark, 225 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos
Vs. Ohio State: Wed., March 15, 1pm; vs. Columbia: Fri., March 17, 4:30pm; vs. UT-Arlington: Tue., March 21, 5:30pm. Free.
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.
Be a part of Austin's first Gaelic football team for women. Weekly boot camps and skills practice for ladies who'd like to learn about the sport of Gaelic Football which features elements of soccer, rugby, and basketball. No experience needed. Tuesdays, 7pm, and Saturdays, 10am. Free.
Zilker Park, southeast corner of Great Lawn
Questions asked and answered on triathlons, Ironman events, and more. 5:45pm. Free.
Attend these monthly sessions to learn how to better acclimate your pup so he or she fully enjoys a nice paddle out on the lake. $10-15.
Rowing Dock, 2418 Stratford
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.