- November 2, 2020

Free Fun in Austin – Here Are the Best Events Happening in November 2020

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Looking for some FREE fun happening in November? Look no further. Here are some of the best events happening in the Austin area this month. We’ll be updating this post throughout the month so check back often for more free fun!

This list contains a mix of family-friendly and adult focused events.

Monday, November 2, through Sunday, November 8

Psychedelic Bingo on Election Day
Tuesday, November 3 | From 6 to 8 p.m. | Zilker Brewing Company, 1701 East 6th Street
Need a reason to get out of the house on election day? Psychedelic BINGO (patio, social distanced style) is here for you! So put on those lucky masks and whatever makes you feel like a winner for a night of gaming.
Here’s the deal:
This is a first come – first served seating situation. Bring your own markers (a bag of candy will do) and we’ll handle the disposable boards + cold beerz .Just like the pre-Covid days, bingo will be MC’d by rockin’ Wild Bill. There will still be prizes and it’s still free! Mask required for entry.

Taylor Baker Live on the TRACE Patio at W Austin
Wednesday, November 4 | From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Trace, 310 West Willie Nelson Boulevard
Live music is back on our block! Head next door to TRACE (at W Austin)’s spacious outdoor patio for FREE live music from Taylor Baker during your dining experience. Seating is limited to ensure a safe environment, so reserve your table in advance here: http://www.traceaustin.com/calendar

Bookmobile at Trails at the Park
Thursday, November 5 | From 12 to 2 p.m. | Mobile Library
Trails at the Park Apartments, 815 West Slaughter Lane

Visit the Bookmobile at Trails at the Park Apartments for free books for children and teens and a free comic from MEASURE Austin.

Grassy Thursdays
Thursday, November 5 | from 7 to 10 p.m. | St. Elmo Brewing Company, 440 East St. Elmo Road
Grassy Thursdays is happening! Every Thursday, they’ll be safely showcasing Bluegrass on the stage in the beer garden. Some new rules: Tables for this event will be first-come, first-serve and everyone is required to be seated at their table during the event. Please make sure all children stay at the table with you. Keep dogs leashed. No outside food or drink. Masks required when entering building / ordering / using restroom

Vista Brewing Presents: “Live on the Lawn
Thursday, November 5 through Sunday, November 8 | Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. | Hill Country Galleria | Hill Country Galleria
Join on the lawn in the Central Plaza for an outdoor, open-air and family-friendly songwriter series to help us get through COVID-19 together with live music. Pick up beer, wine, cider, non-alcoholic beverages and farm-fresh snacks from Vista Brewing’s Pop-Up Beer Garden, located right on the Central Plaza. Bring your own chair or blanket and hang out on the lawn.Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Please maintain social distance from other guests. Upcoming shows: 11/1 – Aubrey Hays, 11/5 – Christopher Cody Meacham, 11/ 6 – Mitch Chandler & Alex Browne, 11/7 – Parker Chapin, 11/8 – Deer Fellow, 11/12 – Billy Broome & Adam Johnson, 11/13 – Willy McGee, 11/14 – Jeremy Slemenda, 11/15 – Andre Hayward/Jon Klekman, 11/19 – Gus Miller

Bookmobile at Sierra Ridge Apartments
Friday, November 6 | From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Mobile Library
Sierra Ridge Apartments, 201 West St. Elmo Road

Visit the Bookmobile at Sierra Ridge Apartments for free books for children and teens and a free comic from MEASURE Austin.

Live Music on the Lawn
Friday, November 6 |From 5 to 7 p.m. | The Lawn at the Arboretum, 10000 Research Boulevard

Listen to live music every Friday night at The Arboretum. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and loved ones and enjoy!

Vista Brewing Presents: “Driftwood Nights”
Friday, November 6 | from 7 to 9 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 FM 150 Driftwood
Friday Night Songwriter Series at Vista Brewing in Driftwood. Voluntary $5 suggested donation supports local musicians and HAAM. Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Reservations are required to enjoy the Vista Beer Garden and live music. Please visit www.vistabrewingtx.com  for the latest COVID-19 policies, to make a reservation and view our food & beverage menu. Upcoming Shows: 11/6 – Sophia Johnson, 11/13 – Parker Chapin, 11/20 – Christopher Cody Meacham. All ages. Weather Permitting.

Comedy Night at Halcyon Mueller
Friday, November 6 | From 8:30 to 10 p.m. | 1905 Aldrich Street, Suite 110

Headlining the show on Friday, March 6 is Funniest Comic in Texas Finalist and nationally touring comedian JESSE PEYTON along with a spectacular line-up of Austin and out-of-town comedians. Seating begins before 8 p.m. Show starts at 8:30 p.m. Arrive early to get good seats!

FIND YOUR FIT: PILATES PUMP
Saturday, November 7 |From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. | The Lawn at the Arboretum, 10000 Research Boulevard

Find Your Fit on The Lawn with us and our friends from Club Pilates for a pilates pump class. Price: FREE! Please bring a mat and water with you. Please wear your mask when coming to the class and leaving.

Farmers Market at Mueller
Sunday, November 8 | From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | 4209 Airport Boulevard

Join lakeside to sip, stroll, and shop local food! Voted Austin’s favorite farmers’ market via Austin Chronicle for the past six years and counting, TFM at Mueller is a family and local fave every Sunday to peruse, eat, and enjoy fresh vegetables and artisan foods from local vendors and farmers.

Vista Brewing Presents: “Live Music Under the Oaks”
Sunday, November 8 | from 4 to 6 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 FM 150 Driftwood
A socially-distanced, outdoor weekly concert series to help get through COVID-19 together with live music. Join outside in the beer garden every Sunday afternoon for “Live Music Under the Oaks!” Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Reservations are required to enjoy the Vista Beer Garden and live music. Visit www.vistabrewingtx.com  for the latest COVID-19 policies, to make a reservation and view our food & beverage menu. Free Admission. Weather Permitting.
Upcoming Shows: 11/1 – Buffalo Gals, 11/8 – Stone Wheels Duo, 11/15 – Aubrey Hays, 11/22 – Gus Miller, 11/29 – Hot Texas Swing Band Duo

Monday, November 9, through Sunday, November 15

Bachelorette Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 10 | From 6 to 9 p.m. | East Austin Hotel, Sixth and Waller
Join at Sixth and Waller for a weekly viewing party of “The Bachelorette” season 16. Enjoy the rooftop patio and socially distanced tables while sipping 1/2-priced bottles of wine (with purchase of food) every week until the final rose is handed out. Reservations strongly encouraged! Reserve your table today at Resy: https://resy.com/cities/atx/east-austin-hotel. Make sure to request The Upside when you book! 

Taylor Baker Live on the TRACE Patio at W Austin
Wednesday, November 11 | From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Trace, 310 West Willie Nelson Boulevard
Live music is back on our block! Head next door to TRACE (at W Austin)’s spacious outdoor patio for FREE live music from Taylor Baker during your dining experience. Seating is limited to ensure a safe environment, so reserve your table in advance here: http://www.traceaustin.com/calendar

Vista Brewing Presents: “Live on the Lawn
Thursday, November 12 through Sunday, November 15 | Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. | Hill Country Galleria
Join on the lawn in the Central Plaza for an outdoor, open-air and family-friendly songwriter series to help us get through COVID-19 together with live music. Pick up beer, wine, cider, non-alcoholic beverages and farm-fresh snacks from Vista Brewing’s Pop-Up Beer Garden, located right on the Central Plaza. Bring your own chair or blanket and hang out on the lawn.Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Please maintain social distance from other guests. Upcoming shows: 11/1 – Aubrey Hays, 11/5 – Christopher Cody Meacham, 11/ 6 – Mitch Chandler & Alex Browne, 11/7 – Parker Chapin, 11/8 – Deer Fellow, 11/12 – Billy Broome & Adam Johnson, 11/13 – Willy McGee, 11/14 – Jeremy Slemenda, 11/15 – Andre Hayward/Jon Klekman, 11/19 – Gus Miller

Live Music on the Lawn
Friday, November 13 |From 5 to 7 p.m. | The Lawn at the Arboretum, 10000 Research Boulevard

Listen to live music every Friday night at The Arboretum. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and loved ones and enjoy!

Vista Brewing Presents: “Driftwood Nights”
Friday, November 13 | from 7 to 9 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 FM 150 Driftwood
Friday Night Songwriter Series at Vista Brewing in Driftwood. Voluntary $5 suggested donation supports local musicians and HAAM. Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Reservations are required to enjoy the Vista Beer Garden and live music. Please visit www.vistabrewingtx.com  for the latest COVID-19 policies, to make a reservation and view our food & beverage menu. Upcoming Shows: 11/6 – Sophia Johnson, 11/13 – Parker Chapin, 11/20 – Christopher Cody Meacham. All ages. Weather Permitting.

Austin Silent Disco
Saturday, November 14 | From 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. | The Highball, 1120 South Lamar Boulevard

A silent disco is an event where you dance to music being transmitted via wireless headphones, and get to switch channels to different DJ’s! We’ll have three styles of music (all from different decades!) perfect for you to find the dance party of your dreams! If you’re not wearing headphones, you won’t hear any music BUT DON’T WORRY: ALL HEADPHONES PROVIDED at no cost. All you need is your ID (21+)!

Farmers Market at Mueller
Sunday, November 15 | From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | 4209 Airport Boulevard

Join lakeside to sip, stroll, and shop local food! Voted Austin’s favorite farmers’ market via Austin Chronicle for the past six years and counting, TFM at Mueller is a family and local fave every Sunday to peruse, eat, and enjoy fresh vegetables and artisan foods from local vendors and farmers.

Vista Brewing Presents: “Live Music Under the Oaks”
Sunday, November 15 | from 4 to 6 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 FM 150 Driftwood
A socially-distanced, outdoor weekly concert series to help get through COVID-19 together with live music. Join outside in the beer garden every Sunday afternoon for “Live Music Under the Oaks!” Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Reservations are required to enjoy the Vista Beer Garden and live music. Visit www.vistabrewingtx.com  for the latest COVID-19 policies, to make a reservation and view our food & beverage menu. Free Admission. Weather Permitting.
Upcoming Shows: 11/1 – Buffalo Gals, 11/8 – Stone Wheels Duo, 11/15 – Aubrey Hays, 11/22 – Gus Miller, 11/29 – Hot Texas Swing Band Duo

Monday, November 16, through Sunday, November 22

Bachelorette Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 17 | From 6 to 9 p.m. | East Austin Hotel, Sixth and Waller
Join at Sixth and Waller for a weekly viewing party of “The Bachelorette” season 16. Enjoy the rooftop patio and socially distanced tables while sipping 1/2-priced bottles of wine (with purchase of food) every week until the final rose is handed out. Reservations strongly encouraged! Reserve your table today at Resy: https://resy.com/cities/atx/east-austin-hotel. Make sure to request The Upside when you book! 

Vista Brewing Presents: “Live on the Lawn
Thursday, November 19 | from 6 to 8 p.m. | Hill Country Galleria
Join on the lawn in the Central Plaza for an outdoor, open-air and family-friendly songwriter series to help us get through COVID-19 together with live music. Pick up beer, wine, cider, non-alcoholic beverages and farm-fresh snacks from Vista Brewing’s Pop-Up Beer Garden, located right on the Central Plaza. Bring your own chair or blanket and hang out on the lawn.Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Please maintain social distance from other guests. Upcoming shows: 11/1 – Aubrey Hays, 11/5 – Christopher Cody Meacham, 11/ 6 – Mitch Chandler & Alex Browne, 11/7 – Parker Chapin, 11/8 – Deer Fellow, 11/12 – Billy Broome & Adam Johnson, 11/13 – Willy McGee, 11/14 – Jeremy Slemenda, 11/15 – Andre Hayward/Jon Klekman, 11/19 – Gus Miller

Lakeway Trail of Lights
Friday, November 20 & On | From 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Nightly

One of Lakeway’s most cherished traditions is the Trail of Lights! They request that you please follow social distancing guidelines and wear a mask when appropriate. Friendly reminder, please limit your groups to less than 10 people. Access the trail from the lower level of the parking lot at the Lakeway Activity Center (105 Cross Creek) or by parking behind City Hall (1102 Lohmans Crossing at the corner of Lohmans and Sailmaster). Handicapped and stroller access is available from City Hall by following the sidewalk nearest the dumpster cage, around the building to the back. There is no charge to park or to attend. For details regarding this attraction, click here. For more information, please call 512-314-7532.

Live Music on the Lawn
Friday, November 20 | From 5 to 7 p.m. | The Lawn at the Arboretum, 10000 Research Boulevard

Listen to live music every Friday night at The Arboretum. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and loved ones and enjoy!

Vista Brewing Presents: “Driftwood Nights”
Friday, November 20 | From 7 to 9 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 FM 150 Driftwood
Friday Night Songwriter Series at Vista Brewing in Driftwood. Voluntary $5 suggested donation supports local musicians and HAAM. Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Reservations are required to enjoy the Vista Beer Garden and live music. Please visit www.vistabrewingtx.com  for the latest COVID-19 policies, to make a reservation and view our food & beverage menu. Upcoming Shows: 11/6 – Sophia Johnson, 11/13 – Parker Chapin, 11/20 – Christopher Cody Meacham. All ages. Weather Permitting.

FIND YOUR FIT: PILATES PUMP
Saturday, November 21 |From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. | The Lawn at the Arboretum, 10000 Research Boulevard

Find Your Fit on The Lawn with us and our friends from Club Pilates for a pilates pump class. Price: FREE! Please bring a mat and water with you. Please wear your mask when coming to the class and leaving.

Farmers Market at Mueller
Sunday, November 22 | From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | 4209 Airport Boulevard

Join lakeside to sip, stroll, and shop local food! Voted Austin’s favorite farmers’ market via Austin Chronicle for the past six years and counting, TFM at Mueller is a family and local fave every Sunday to peruse, eat, and enjoy fresh vegetables and artisan foods from local vendors and farmers.

Vista Brewing Presents: “Live Music Under the Oaks”
Sunday, November 22 | from 4 to 6 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 FM 150 Driftwood
A socially-distanced, outdoor weekly concert series to help get through COVID-19 together with live music. Join outside in the beer garden every Sunday afternoon for “Live Music Under the Oaks!” Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Reservations are required to enjoy the Vista Beer Garden and live music. Visit www.vistabrewingtx.com  for the latest COVID-19 policies, to make a reservation and view our food & beverage menu. Free Admission. Weather Permitting.
Upcoming Shows: 11/1 – Buffalo Gals, 11/8 – Stone Wheels Duo, 11/15 – Aubrey Hays, 11/22 – Gus Miller, 11/29 – Hot Texas Swing Band Duo

Monday, November 23 through Sunday, November 29

Bachelorette Tuesdays
Tuesday, November 24 | From 6 to 9 p.m. | East Austin Hotel, Sixth and Waller
Join at Sixth and Waller for a weekly viewing party of “The Bachelorette” season 16. Enjoy the rooftop patio and socially distanced tables while sipping 1/2-priced bottles of wine (with purchase of food) every week until the final rose is handed out. Reservations strongly encouraged! Reserve your table today at Resy: https://resy.com/cities/atx/east-austin-hotel. Make sure to request The Upside when you book! 

Live Music on the Lawn
Friday, November 6 |From 5 to 7 p.m. | The Lawn at the Arboretum, 10000 Research Boulevard

Listen to live music every Friday night at The Arboretum. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and loved ones and enjoy!

Farmers Market at Mueller
Sunday, November 29 | From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | 4209 Airport Boulevard

Join lakeside to sip, stroll, and shop local food! Voted Austin’s favorite farmers’ market via Austin Chronicle for the past six years and counting, TFM at Mueller is a family and local fave every Sunday to peruse, eat, and enjoy fresh vegetables and artisan foods from local vendors and farmers.

Vista Brewing Presents: “Live Music Under the Oaks”
Sunday, November 29 | from 4 to 6 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 FM 150 Driftwood
A socially-distanced, outdoor weekly concert series to help get through COVID-19 together with live music. Join outside in the beer garden every Sunday afternoon for “Live Music Under the Oaks!” Masks are required when not seated at your table or picnic area. Reservations are required to enjoy the Vista Beer Garden and live music. Visit www.vistabrewingtx.com  for the latest COVID-19 policies, to make a reservation and view our food & beverage menu. Free Admission. Weather Permitting.
Upcoming Shows: 11/1 – Buffalo Gals, 11/8 – Stone Wheels Duo, 11/15 – Aubrey Hays, 11/22 – Gus Miller, 11/29 – Hot Texas Swing Band Duo

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Featured photo courtesy of Vista Brewing.