501 North I-35 Frontage Road Corner of East 5th and Brushy Austin, TX 78702 +1 512 485 3001
Austin's multi-faceted venue in 501 Studios on the city's East Side features live music, burlesque shows, lectures, literature, art, film screenings and more. The venue is equipped with an acoustically splendid concert venue, which is equipped with advanced sound technology. Open till 2a, you can walk into the next door cocktail lounge to sip on some libations. Visit the website for more information about this diverse cultural arts center.
900 East Brake Lane Suite 180 Austin, TX 78753 +1 512 339 0584
At River City Bingo, players can win cash and prizes while contributing to local charity. A friendly and safe environment has been provided for players since 1993, with a roomy hall and full-service concession stand. State of the art computer bingo is available, as is "pull tabs" instant bingo. Enjoy midnight bingo each Saturday, early bird games the first and third Saturdays every month at 10:30pm and a door prize give-away every Saturday at noon.
500 East Cesar Chavez Austin Convention Center Austin, TX 78701 +1 512 494 1128
More than 15,000 people wander through the Austin Convention Center to view accessories to one of the cities favorite pastimes. At Austin Boat, patrons can see award-winning boats, New Year models and a huge variety. Whether your passion is fishing, skiing, cruising in luxury or personal watercraft, this show has it all. Be sure the kids visit the catfish tank for a quick fishing lesson. Every year this show gets bigger and bigger; it is a definite must for any boating fan. See their website for further information.
209 East Ben White Boulevard Suite 103 Austin, TX 78704 +1 512 441 2828
Citywide Garage and Antique Sale is held at the Palmer Events Center nine times a year, when dealers from all parts of Texas convene to display and sell their wares. Treasure hunters get to rifle through the auditorium full of antique, vintage, collectible and second hand merchandise. No new goods are allowed. The sheer volume of things to look through is worth the price of admission, even if you fail to find that special something. Call for specifics on future dates.
Classes in tile and mosaic, wheel throwing, hand building, and color development and glaze are offered for the budding or up-and-coming artist. Classes run eight weeks and cost $155 with the glazing and firing of your pieces included. The studio is a large space with worktables and kilns, all located behind a small gallery showcasing the work of local potters. Artwork on display includes one-of-a-kind vases, jars, bowls and plates. The studio sells 25-pound bags of clay and on Saturday afternoons during the spring season, professional Austin area potters present two-hour technique demonstrations.
7811 Rockwood Lane Austin, TX 78757 +1 512 480 0812
Ben Hur Shrine is a men's fraternal organization that also hosts cultural events for everyone. The auditorium is the hub for dance, drama and other cultural activities. It can accommodate up to 220 and has private lounge as well as a bar in it. Ben Hur Shrine is elegant with its polished wooden floors, ivory walls and hanging ceiling lamps.
2700 W. Anderson Lane Austin, TX 78757 +1 512 476-1320
Technically, there are six Alamo Drafthouse locations in Austin (320 E. 6th, 1120 S. Lamar, 2700 W. Anderson, 13729 Research, 5701 W. Slaughter, and a traveling venue known as the "Rolling Roadshow" (check the website for its current location)). The popular belief is that, if you're in Austin and you want to see a movie, THIS is the place to be; it's a theater where you can order drinks and food from a strong menu to be served to you during the film (the aisles are wide enough to accommodate dining tables). Arrive one hour prior to showtime to find a good seat and to start ordering if you're going to dine heartily here--last call is 45 to 30 minutes before the movie ends.
611 East 7th Street Austin, TX 78701 +1 512 476 8100
Red 7 has a huge teenage and twenty-something fan base. Mainly a punk, metal, rock and indie based venue, it's also very much a happening nightclub. Everyone is allowed in but to access the bar one has to be at least 21. The venue can also be rented for events, parties and concerts.
6506 Bob Wentz Park Road Austin, TX 78732 +1 512 266 3337
This privately owned park attracts many people. The park has showers, grills and dressing rooms for visitors to use, along with primitive camping sites for those who want to stay overnight. There are no RV hook-ups available and you cannot bring your pets. A popular attraction here is the underwater adventure for divers featuring welded sculptures, schools of fish and sunken boats.
Who doesn't think that riding a boat with a crowd of friends sounds like anything but fun? If you're into having a good time, doing something different, or just love the outdoors and get a high from adventures, then there's no other place you want to be but at this boat rental place. They have a variety of boats to choose from, ranging from a small boat to a party boat that fits lots of people. They will teach you how to use it and give you instructions on which areas are safest for swimming. You're allowed to bring your own alcohol as long as it's in a plastic container. Don't forget your music playlist to get the party started! -Ana Victoria Perez
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