7 Fun Things to Do in Austin this Weekend: August 4-7 – Austin Monthly


Photo courtesy Hotel ZaZa.
Red River District’s signature summer festival is bringing three days of music and night life. Catch shows by Animals on TV, Ariel + The Culture, and 100-plus other artists while exploring Austin’s biggest venues. Proceeds from the event will go to RRD’s charitable programs in support of local artists. Learn more here. Aug. 4-6, times and locations vary.
 
With a lineup of stellar bartenders from some of Austin’s highest rated restaurants and bars, Hotel ZaZa’s Cocktail Showdown will pit them together to see who can concoct the “Best Summer Cocktail Creation.” Light bites will accompany each drink and guests are invited to mingle poolside while sampling. Snag tickets here. Aug. 4, 6-8 p.m., 400 Lavaca St.
 
ISHIDA Dance Company debuts no speaking left in me, a collaborative project from world-class choreographers and performers. Venture to the Dell Performing Arts Center for a physical exploration of origin and identity. View the program and get tickets here. Aug. 5-6, 8 p.m., 5901 Southwest Parkway
 
Nature skills in need of work? Lockhart State Park invites you to a day of education. Spend a morning bird watching, learn about the park’s wildlife, and improve your green thumb at a lesson on native plants. Don’t forget to explore the grounds while you’re there. Learn more here. Aug. 6, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 2012 State Park Road
 
Works by more than 30 contemporary Ukrainian creators will line the Be Brave Art Show, a recognition of creatives living through the war. Browse the gallery, grab a print of your favorite pieces, and donate to an Austin-based project sending money to Ukraine. Learn more here. Aug. 6, 7-10 p.m., 10000 Research Blvd.
 
The non-alcoholic alternative of Kin Euphorics is the guest of honor at Kitty Cohen’s weekend bash. While you sip your free drink (each one paired with a gourmet popsicles made by pastry Chef Amanda Rockman), enjoy a live deejay set, enter a giveaway, and savor a custom Kin Bloom popsicle. Learn more here. Aug. 7, 4-7 p.m., 2211 Webberville Road
 
On his Reality Check tour, the decorated comedian-actor is commandeering the Moody Center stage. Stow your phones and hit the town for an exclusive new set. Grab tickets here. Aug. 7, 7 p.m., 2001 Robert Dedman Drive
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