Named the No. 1 haunted house in America by Hauntworld Magazine (a trusted publication in haunting circles). HoT celebrates their 15th year of scaring the bejesus out of you with a dark carnival theme, fire shows, “Escape the Room” games, and more gore. Friday night is Blackout night. Do it in the dark!
Austin International Drag Fest returns for four days of nonstop drag! Spend the daylight hours at Drag Village complete with a drag market, glamour lounge, showcases, a market, workshops, podcasts, and more. Head to Red River when night falls for showcases of the world's greatest drag stars. All ages welcome, night shows are 18 and up. (See the website for schedule)
Celebrate three decades of work with ASA with a party, Shaky Graves, and the launch of the “Thrive” campaign to achieve funding goals for a new care center combining services, resources, and direct medical care under the same roof.
With all the bragging, it was bound to happen. Houston challenges Austin barbecue joints to the ultimate taste-off. Tickets are going fast and when they're gone there won’t be any more until next year.
Michaels is hosting these crafting classes for kids of all ages. Young ones can make their own handmade ornaments from 10am-noon or customize slime and put it on their own decorated ornaments from 1-3pm.
Those mostly-queer queer sketch comics are back for a whole new revue: Queer & Now. Expect social commentary, giggles, and glitter. Written and performed by: Nichole Bennett, Laura de la Fuente, Jake Garrison, Mason Kerwick, Katie Stone, Javier Ungo, and Luke Wallens.
Follow the evolution of the gaming industry from the Seventies to the present day with a focus on the local scene from Richard Garriott's Ultima series to John Romero's Doom to the developers making waves on today's gaming platforms.
Daily through March 18, 2018. Museum admission: $13 ($9, kids).
Counter Balance: ATX hosts the inaugural WOGM Summit to build the bridge between women of varying backgrounds, beliefs and ideals, and provide space to discuss goals and change. See website for schedule.
ACC's talented teacher Louisa Spaventa is once again teaching her rad queer writing class covering stories by and about the LGBTQ-mmunity. Spring 2018 at the Highland Campus, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-3pm. Sign up online!
Charles MacInerney teaches classes all over town but also offers private instruction and hosts retreats. Once a month for 18 years, he has also hosted Full Moon Yoga – a free outdoor yoga class. Go online for location and time details.