As illustrated by the blue bonnets canvasing the Central Texas landscape, spring has most definitely sprung in Austin. From minor league baseball’s opening weekend to The Texas Burlesque Fest, there’s no time like the present to swing into spring. Here are some of the events happening this weekend that are sure to score.

Thursday, April 6

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The Texas Burlesque Festival

This three-day hoedown and showdown celebrates the revival of burlesque, vaudeville and the accompanying et cetera. Organizers invite you to refine your bump and grind with raucous parties, a roundtable/brunch, workshops and performances. Sponsored by Austin companies like Forbidden Fruit, Fleshlight and the Austin Burlesque Alliance, it sounds like this may be the perfect opportunity to let your wild side out for a ride.

Photo courtesy of TXBF Facebook page.

April 6-8 | Doors 7pm Nightly | Stateside at the Paramount | 719 Congress Avenue Austin, Texas 78701

Round Rock Express Season Opener

With five straight days of home games (starting Thursday, April 6), you have plenty of opportunities to enjoy America’s favorite pastime. Fans attending opening night will be treated to a 2017 schedule magnet upon entry (for the first 5000 fans), a complimentary beer tasting by Brown Distributing at the brand-new Nolan Ryan’s Beef Fireball Grill and postgame fireworks.

The first pitch will be thrown out by Austin Copeland in honor of his father Sean and brother Brodie who were tragically killed in the terrorist attack in Nice, France this past July.

Photo courtesy of RRExpress.com

April 6 | First pitch at 7:05pm | Dell Diamond | Highway 79 at 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd. Round Rock, Texas 78665

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