Take a magical trip into the woods this weekend... with your kids? You bet. ZACH Theatre presents a kid-friendly version of the 1980s Broadway hit, Into the Woods, appropriately calling it Into the Woods Jr. Showtimes are at 2 and 7 pm on both Friday, August 16, and Saturday, August 17. Tickets are $10 for kids and $12 for adults.
You and your older children may find Zilker Botanical Garden's Monarch, Milkweed and You event on Saturday, August 10 from 1 - 3 pm to be educational and empowering as you learn how you can help. Please join us for this educational talk to learn what actions you can take to help this magnificent long distance flyer of the insect world.
Tucked away in the hills off HWY 360 & 2222 on City Park Road, Ski Shores Cafe is a laid back cafe on Lake Austin, ideal for enjoying with other families or groups of friends. This is not a quick-stop joint--you'll want to stay a while.
If you are looking for that perfect natural spot to get your your toes wet and are over your neighborhood pool, strap your seat belts on and head to Blue Hole. Blue Hole is a natural swimming hole just 40 minutes south of Austin outside of Wimberley, Texas.
Veterans Memorial Park sits on a beautiful green grassy hill and contains more than just a cool play structure; it is actually 3 parks in one. Located at the edge of the hill country off of 1431, you will drive upon lots of happy dogs, the view of this green hill with a large America flag sailing, and a water park in the back corner. Sounds great, right?
If you're looking for something fun and different to do with the family, look no further than Lake Travis Zipline Adventures, where you and your family can set sail to a day full of thrills in a gorgeous setting. Lake Travis Zipline Adventures will open for its Spring and Summer season on Friday, March 1. Book now for this unique day of family fun!
The next MomCom will be Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Top of the Oasis at the Oasis Restaurant on Lake Travis from 9 am - 7 pm. Tickets are $109 each and can be purchased here. This price includes a healthy lunch, snack breaks and an all-day drink station in addition to the list of AWESOME SPEAKERS that will be there to inspire the greatness in you. These speakers range from authors to pediatricians and everything in between.
What Austinites Can Expect from Formula 1 Weekend: An Exclusive Interview with COTA’s Director of Events, Paul Thornton
In just a few weeks, racing enthusiasts from around the world will converge in Austin to celebrate the return of Formula 1 racing to the United States. On November 18, 2012, Austin's most recent attraction, Circuit Of The Americas, will host the Formula One United States Grand Prix. Being the most watched television sport in the world, the race will be viewed by an estimated 600 million people across 187 countries. 120,000 fans will be in attendance for the sold-out event, which will be the first F1 race to take place in the United States since 2007.