Hello weekend and hello sunshine! From indoor chess games to outdoor concerts, whether you are looking for A/C or hoping to soak up some sun, here are this weekend’s top FREE events happening around Austin.
This list contains a mix of family-friendly and adult focused Austin events.
Take and Make: Paracord Bracelet with Mad Max Snake Knot
Friday, July 22nd | From 9 to 6 p.m. | Round Rock Public Library, 216 East Main Street, Round Rock
Craft a durable, midnight blue paracord bracelet featuring a Mad-Max style snake knot!
Friday, July 22nd | From 9 to 10:15 a.m. | Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury Street
Come stretch, breathe, move, dance, relax, create, and have FUN! These classes will include age-appropriate yoga and movement- including breathing, poses, games, stories, music, relaxation, meditation, and more. Your little yogi will get to practice fine and gross motor skills, social and group skills, and begin to learn mindfulness and breathing/calming tools. Free and open to the public!
Friday Flicks – Spider-Man: No Way Home
Friday, July 22nd | From 7:30 to 11 p.m. | Waterloo Greenway, 1111 Red River Street
Spend a night under the stars enjoying beloved movies and exploring the beauty of Waterloo Park, with audience contests, live music, and family-friendly activities. Screenings begin at sunset.
Lady Bird Day
Saturday, July 23rd | From 9 to 5 p.m. | Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Avenue
Enjoy a FREE day at the Wildflower Center and have fun with activities like garden tour, trivia game with prizes, Plinko, and so much more.
Green Gate Farm Volunteer
Saturday, July 23rd | From 9 to 1 p.m. | Green Gate Farms, 8310 Canoga Avenue
Learn about farming duties from picking, harvesting, sewing seeds, propagation and more in this unique and fun volunteer opportunity.
Asian Memory Project: the Music of Miyazaki
Saturday, July 23rd | From 11 to noon | Pleasant Hill Branch, 211 East William Cannon Drive
A 45 minute music performance that will showcase music from Studio Ghibli films!
Movie on the Library Lawn: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Saturday, July 23rd | From 9 to 11:30 p.m. | Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Boulevard, Cedar Park
Grab your coconuts, make absolutely sure you know your favorite color and join us for a dusk screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Bring your own snacks, blankets, folding chairs, and water. We’ll provide props and instructions for the first 50 people, so plan on arriving a little before 9:00 p.m. to get settled in.
Sunday, July 24th | From 10 to 11 a.m. | Fareground Austin, 111 Congress Avenue
Get GROUNDED at the newly reopened Fareground every Sunday morning with wellness programming to restore your body, mind, and soul provided by Swift Fit Events. Every week we’ll host yoga in our outdoor plaza space just off of Congress and Cesar Chavez.
Kids Chess Open Play
Sunday, July 24th | From 1:30 to 3 p.m. | Cedar Park Library, 550 Discovery Boulevard, Cedar Park
Learn the basics of how to play chess, or meet up with other chess fans to play a few games. Ages 17 and under, and all abilities are welcome.
Marktplatz Concert Series
Sunday, July 24th | From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Fredericksburg Marktplatz, 100 Block of West Main Street, Fredericksburg
Join us for a fun evening of fun and music, this week the Cap City Band!