Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Rd.
Hours: office hrs m-f 8-5
If and when this site is converted to a fine arts space for the swells, where will we proles go for events like the Austin Record Convention, lowrider shows, debutante balls, and the SAMI Arts & Crafts Show? Sure, this multipurpose facility is dated, but we have a feeling that like an ornery but kindhearted old uncle, once it's gone we'll miss it a lot. (See related story in "Politics.")
You can tell it's going to be one fancy garage sale because of the "le." Don't expect hand-me-downs and suspiciously stained linens. Local boutiques will show their stuff. Changing rooms are absent, so bring a sheet and a friend. Sat., Jan. 21 - Sun., Jan. 22Sat.-Sun., Jan. 21-22, 11am. $10 ($20, VIP).
The 16th season of TXRD banked-track action gets underway with their all-star squad (the All-Scars) duking it out with Texas United. Sun., Jan. 22, 7pm. $20, $30 for VIP (free, kids 12 and under).