- June 1, 2017

Aus10™ Fun: 10 Austin Events You Need In Your Life This Weekend, June 1-4, 2017


All the world is waiting for this weekend and the wonders it possesses. Or maybe it’s the Wonder Woman movie everyone’s waiting for (and the Alamo Drafthouse’s all-female screening that everyone is talking about). Either way, you’re in luck. The Gal Gadot helmed film hits theaters on Thursday. Here are 10 other events that are giving Austinites something to talk about.

Thursday, June 1

Free School’s Out Sundaes at We Olive

Celebrate the end of the school year with a We Olive inspired ice cream sundae. We Olive loves to put olive oil on everything, including, and especially, ice cream. Here’s your chance to try it out for free! Complimentary sundaes start at 1 p.m. and will be served until supplies last.

June 1 | 1 p.m. | We Olive | 12800 Hill Country Blvd. G-130

Friday, June 2

Our Congress Avenue: TRANSFORM! 

The City of Austin and the Downtown Austin Alliance is hosting “TRANSFORM!” This interactive exploration of Congress Avenue celebrates the famed thoroughfare’s past and present. Learn more about the two day mix of events here.

June 2 – 3 | Various times | Various locations on Congress Ave.

Saturday, June 3

Divinations Tea Party

Worthwich School of Witchcraft & Wizardry and Faye Fearless bring you an introductory workshop on divinations focusing on the art of reading tea leaves. The two-hour event includes 30 minutes of introduction and instruction during which students will be able to enjoy their tea, followed by 1.5 hours of hands on practice in groups reading tea leaves.

June 3 | 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Phara’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Christopher’s Casbah | 111 E. North Loop Blvd.

Austin Club’s National Championship Rugby Match

The Austin Huns Elite rugby squad face off against the New York Athletic Club in Austin club’s first ever National Championship rugby match. Though the match is taking place in Glendale, Colorado, you can stream the showdown on therugbychannel.tv. Need to know a little more about rugby in Austin? Check out our guide.

June 3 | 6 p.m. | Online

Wonder Woman Day at Austin Books

In celebration of Wonder Woman’s 75th birthday and the release of the aforementioned film, Austin Books and Comics is hosting an all-day celebration of the amazing Amazon. The event will feature free Wonder Woman comics, a costume contest and more.

June 3 | 10 a.m. | Austin Books & Comics | 5002 N. Lamar Blvd.

Bubblepalooza 2017

Bubblepalooza! returns for a sixth year of family friendly fun. This year’s bubble-tastic activities include face painting, jousting, giant bubble making, foam pits, ambulance tours, a coloring station, and live music. Attendees can also snap pictures with Beaker the UHCU eagle mascot and your favorite H-E-Buddy.

June 3 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Long Center | 701 W. Riverside Dr.

Craftsman Two Year Anniversary Luau, Pig Roast, and Hula & Fire Show

Craftsman is turning two years old and wants to party with you, Maui style! Pau Maui Vodka joins the bar for a 2nd Anniversary Luau complete with pig roast, hula girls, and fire dancers! The celebration and entertainment are free but you can purchase your pig roast plates here.

June 3 | 4 p.m. | Craftsman | 2000 E. Cesar Chavez St.

Sunday, June 4

Yoga with KITTIES!

Here’s a purrfectly wonderful way to start your Sunday. Blue Cat Cafe invites you to learn the art of zen through Kitty Yoga. All kitties will have their own mats, but you need to bring your own. Get tickets and learn more here.

June 4 | 9:30 – 11 a.m. | Blue Cat Cafe | 95 Navasota St. Austin, TX 78702

The Peached Tortilla Presents: Doughnut Milkshake & Pastry Pop-Up

Missed The Peached Tortilla’s April pop-up? No worries! You’ve got another chance to get your hands on the most Instagram-worthy dessert. This time, they will be featuring two unique badass doughnut milkshakes in addition to a new take on the birthday cake mimosa. Renowned pastry Chef Janina O’Leary will also be hosting her Play Dough Pop Up at the event.

June 4 | 12 – 3 p.m. | Peached Social House | 6500 North Lamar Ste. D

Dance to Breathe: The Austin Choreographer’s Ball

The Austin Choreographer’s Ball showcases the top choreographers and finest professional dancers that Austin has to offer, making it one of the hottest dance events in town. And, as if that isn’t enough, Dance to Breathe is a proud supporter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and funds raised will support the Central Texas Chapter.

June 4 | 7pm | Paramount Theatre | 713 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701

Looking ahead:

Jaws On The Water

Don’t be afraid to go in the water because Alamo Drafthouse’s “Jaws On The Water” is back. And this year, it features screenings of all four Jaws films. The monthlong run of weekend “dive-in” shows happens at Volente Beach Water Park, starting on June 30 with the original classic. Click here for more details on dates and times.

June 30 – July 23 | Various times | Volente Beach Water Park | 16107 FM 2769 Leander, TX 78641