Travel to a GAYlaxy Far Far Away to celebrate the fiercest queens and kings: Christi Foxx Paris, Alexander the Great, Papi Churro, and more with host Cheeki Kahnt. Plus a Star Wars costume contest goes down at midnight!
Whether you're looking to remodel your house or merely gawk at the work of pros, this gathering of experts and vendors has the goods. Apart from the usual products and giveaways, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri from HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins add some star power to the proceedings.
Fifty artists over the age of 50 provide an oral history of their role in and the evolution of Austin's vibrant music scene. Bring your smartphone and earbuds to hear their stories. Live music by Harvey Thomas Young at 8:30.
Thu.-Sun., 1-6pm, through Sept. 30. $5 suggested donation.
Start your Pride week by raising money for Planned Parenthood. Tickets getcha a drink or two for free (plus swag). DJs GirlFriend and Charles Mxxn make the music happen, while Beatrix Lestrange hosts some fab drag.
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).
Bring a credit or debit card and check out a pair of wireless headphones (free of charge, they just want to make sure you give them back). Tune in to one of three DJ-curated channels and find other folks listening to the same jams for possible freaking. Best thing? You can take the headphones off and have an actual chat with another person!
ATX Green Awards, which recognizes and promotes sustainability and innovation in local design, is accepting submissions now through Sept. 22 (for the awards ceremony happening Oct. 25). See website for details.
County commissioners are looking to fill two seats for the board of trustees of Integral Care this October. Qualified individuals wishing to represent the county should apply. Find details online or call.
El Buen Samaritano hosts a public participation challenge to raise awareness of the services they provide to Latino and immigrant families. Enter by uploading your Grito videos (a cry for independence, a halt to oppression, and a soulful shout) to social media with #gritochallenge, then tag three other people to do it on social media.
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.
Wanna be in the parade? You've got some options.: 1) Balloon artists Nate the Great and Stacy Pineapple are looking for walkers to join their wearable balloon art float. Email for deets: firstname.lastname@example.org: 2) Lesbutante and the Boss have an open call for their parade pre-party and float. Different seats range from $33-65. See FB for deets.: 3) Pride Grand Marshal and Counter Balance ED Fatima Mann invites people of the global majority to join her in the parade to create space for those who identify as LGBTQ and POC. See FB.: 4) Equality Texas is also looking for marchers! Interested parties should visit the linked Google Doc for deets.
The Travis County Sheriff’s Office Victim Services Unit needs volunteers to offer immediate assistance to victims of various criminal and crisis circumstances. Those interested must complete a training program from Sept. 11-Oct. 2 (Mon. and Thu., 6-9pm, Sat. 9am-5pm).