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.
Learn your way to physical grace with a dance class at Ballet Austin. There are so many varieties to choose among – ballet, barre, contemporary dance, hip-hop, tap, cardio dance fitness, Pilates, and more – and all taught by professional instructors. See website for details.
Alicia Philley uses vibrant colors and precisely painted marks to tell stories of our lived environments and their impact on our bodies and minds. Mimicking the complexities of nature through fluttering lines of reflective acrylic paints, Philley alludes to motion, evanescent light, root and fungal networks, and the passage of time. Also showing: "Elements of Nature," sculptures, mobiles, and wall art by Mars Woodhill.
A new Texas law helps parents who have had their custody terminated by CPS, including formerly incarcerated parents, regain the rights to their children. Local legal and advocacy organizations are hosting free legal clinics to help parents determine their eligibility for the new reunification process.
Here's a two-person exhibition that features painting, installation, videography, and sculpture by Moll Brau and Wes Thompson. It's a deep dive into a pool of loneliness, triumph, and rebirth. It's a forest of mazes where fireflies provide the light. It's a show of creations from a pair of terrific, hardworking local artists and you don't want to miss it.
South Austin’s first dedicated comedy venue is spearheaded by local comics Martin Henn, Andre Ricks, and Raza Jafri, and will bring top-notch acts to South Austin every Wednesday through Saturday. Note: The upcoming comics – including nationally touring acts, local sweethearts, and everyone in between – will be listed on Instagram each night.
Crack open a new queer lit section every month with the Little Gay Book Club, a subscription-based "community of booklovers and bibliophiles that share in our passion for reading through conversations, monthly meetings, and events." Meetings are available virtually and in-person.
The Umlauf's famed Garden features expertly wrought sculptures, the bronze or stone cynosures from Charles Umlauf and others anchoring sight among the bright foliage and tree-towered paths. The current highlight is an exhibition of works by David Deming.