This weekend you can step into a live-action graphic novel, challenge your family to ultimate sports activities, swap out your old clothes and books for new ones, putt for a cause, dance under the stars, check out old school hot rods, take in some Texas history at the Bullock for free, and much, much more.
Here are our Top 10 Austin Family Events…
— Get ready for a hilarious adventure where comic books come to life on stage in Twin Infinifty: Intergalactic Nemisis. You can check out this all-ages live-action graphic novel at 8 p.m. at the Long Center. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased online here.
— Everything is awesome for Lego-lovers at this week’s free outdoor movie event in Cedar Park’s Elizabeth Milburn Park. You can pack your picnic and bring your blankets to watch The LEGO Movie at 8 p.m. under the stars.
— Rally your team (of friends and family) to test your skills at the Ultimate Field Day in Mueller Lake Park. Head out anytime between 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. for football, soccer, basketball, and rock climbing activities. Entrance fee is $10. Go team! Show ’em what you’ve got!
— Clean out those closets and head to the 8th Annual Zilker Clothing & Book Swap from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Zilker Elementary School. Pass along your gently used books and clothes (all sizes) and trade them in for something new to you.
— Mini golf is always a fun time, but it’s even better when you’re playing for a good cause! Take the kids to Peter Pan Mini-Golf from noon – 2:30 p.m. for Spark Learning’s first annual Putt Fore Autism Mini Golf Tournament! Adults and children of all abilities are welcome to come out and play. Entry fee is $10, with an additional $4 for club and ball rental. 100 percent of proceeds will support Autism Speaks.
— Who’s ready for some hot rods and hamburgers? Take the family out to Top Notch Hot Rod Drive-in Night for a history lesson in old school Austin. Check out classic cars at 6 p.m., listen to live music from Ms. Julia and the Cruzers at 7 p.m., and stick around for a showing of the movie, The Beatniks, at dusk. Admission is free.
— New and expecting parents can check out the Happy Baby Day event happening at HOPE Farmers Market. Shop from your favorite farmers market vendors from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Enjoy live music at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Pick up free goodie bags, watch baby food cooking demos, get belly henna tattoos, and participate in a clothing swap for baby and maternity clothes. And much more!
— Kids of all ages will enjoy a lively children’s play at The Scottish Rite Theater showing at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Too Many Stories! asks children in the audience to help a character named Callie outwit robbers through story, music, and improvisation. Fun!
— The first Sunday of the month is always a great time to head to the Bullock Texas State History Museum when admission is free! From noon – 5 p.m., you can browse exhibits about Texas history and check out the current 1968 Exhibit full of retro items and interactive stations.
— Don’t forget: It’s National Grandparents Day! So be sure to give your Nana and Grandpa an extra hug or a phone call to say hello!
Have a fun weekend!