Come see what’s on tap at the second annual Fredericksburg Craft Beer Festival. The Texas craft beer competition will be held on Friday, with the awards dinner taking place at at Altstadt Brewery. On Saturday, 20+ Texas craft breweries will gather on Fredericksburg’s historic town square, Marktplatz, where attendees can sample or purchase a beer.
Austin Classical Guitar presents the soulful guitar virtuoso Isaac Bustos in their new home, The Rosette - a 100-seat listening room and broadcast studio in Central Austin's historic Hyde Park neighborhood.
Mason Bates and Mark Campbell’s new take on the life of Apple pioneer Steve Jobs caused a sensation at its 2017 world premiere at Santa Fe Opera, and the live recording went won the 2019 Grammy for Best Opera Recording. Baritone John Moore portrays Jobs – with Sarah Larsen as Laurene Powell Jobs, Bille Bruley as Steve Wozniak, and (member of the Grammy-Award winning cast) Wei Wu as Kobun Chino Otogawa. Tomer Zvulun, creator of Austin Opera’s award-winning production of Silent Night, returns to direct. UPDATE: Feb. 3 performance cancelled. Contact box office for details.
In this touching narrative, shy, withdrawn Lars (Gosling) has a new girlfriend he met online, but there's a catch ... she's a life-size plastic doll. It gets interesting when others decide to go along with his delusion that she's real. Presented in partnership with local creative org Torpedo.
Shop an outdoor vintage, reuse, and flea market with 15+ local vendors. Masks encouraged, and leashed dogs welcome! Note: Originally scheduled for Sat., Feb. 5, and moved to Sun., Feb. 6, due to weather.
Ranch Rider Spirits, purveyor of locally made sparkling seltzers, celebrates two years with two selections of locally made sparkling music – presented for free. Known for leading heartland triple-A hitters Delta Spirit and ringleading Americana collaboration Glorietta, Matthew Logan Vasquez joins. The evocative guitarist and wordsmith, based in Wimberley, has nurtured rootsy, exploratory solo efforts from the area since 2014. Returning after bristling indie rock centerpiece Voice Box, Why Bonnie offered singer Blair Howerton’s beautifully nostalgic Texas ode “Galveston” in November. The guitar pop quintet semi-recently landed management by Austin’s big-name-backing Ten Atoms.
Laughter Yoga is a body-mind practice that unites unconditional laughter and deep yogic breathing. Join Simone Monique Barnes for an interactive, accessible session for all bodies that offers tools for finding joy.
The Spanish surrealist painter illustrated the cookbook Gala’s Dinners in 1973 that included 136 recipes by French chefs. This traveling exhibit features 12 lithographs that were released in conjunction with the book and are some of his most unique experimental prints.
Feel like enjoying your Valentine's coupleness at home? Get Aba's Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two and you'll be feasting on lobster bisque, smoky garlic hummus with bread, Ahi tuna with apple & fennel, brussels sprouts, beef tenderloin with potato gratin, and Isot double chocolate cake – and a bottle of Giuliana Prosecco to top the meal off with a toast. (Or you could dine in – under the sparkling lights on Aba's outdoor patio – and enjoy similar gustatory pleasures.) Note: Order by Feb. 9, for delivery or pickup Feb. 11-14.
Celebrate love and friendship at this Valentine’s market that boasts 20-plus vendors offering handcrafted goods, art, food, and more. With live music from DJ Fairy Aries, Cody McClanahan, Welsh Avenue, and Pocket20.
This excellent bakery has exclusive Valentine's Day pastries at their Domain NORTHSIDE location, including red tarts, red velvet cake, heart moonpies, cherry tarts, and a mouthwatering variety of other sweet treats.
Pioneer Farms offers several blacksmithing classes in the coming weeks, including Fundamentals 1.0 and 2.0 as well as a couple's class that will make sparks fly. Check out the schedule and sign up if you'd like to learn a "hot" new skill!
The Oakwood Cemetery Chapel staff seeks descendants of people of color buried in the Oakwood Cemetery to participate in a vision session with Oakwood’s Historic Preservation and Archaeology project specialists. If you are a descendant of someone buried at Oakwood Cemetery, or have information on those individuals, please call Jennifer Chenoweth, museum site coordinator for the Oakwood Cemetery Chapel, at 512/978-2310 or email Jennifer.Chenoweth@AustinTexas.gov.