It's a 2,000-year-old festival (Austin's celebrated it for 19 years) that brings colorful, 40-foot-long boats to Lady Bird Lake to see which team rows the fastest. Sat., April 29 - Sun., April 30Sat.-Sun., April 29-30, 9am-4pm. Free.
Resources available for your neighborhood beautification projects! Pick up your share of compost, soil, mulch, plants, seeds, and tools. Sat., April 29, 9am-noon.
Kinda like Critical Mass without all the pretension. Relax, ride around town, chat it up with cycle-lovers like yourself, and overrun a park or a local hangout or two or three. Thu., Oct. 18 - Thu., June 1Thursdays, 7pm.
Loads of cyclists take part in this friendly, socially paced ride of 12 to 15 miles. Riders will stop for cars and try not to block intersections along the way. This adult ride concludes at a different bar each week. Free.