The 101X Guide to this Weekend in Austin: April 12-14, 2019
Welcome to the weekend! Might we suggest a few events to check out?
First of all, it's Made In Austin Weekend so if you're someone who's all about showing your Longhorn pride, make sure you check out one of the many events they have planned for the next few days. We also have the MotoGP in town for their ONLY North American stop during the series! Oh, and who can forget the premiere of the FINAL season of Game Of Thrones happening this Sunday?? We could go on and on about what’s happening this weekend or you can just scroll down to find out for yourself!
Friday, April 12th.
Made In Austin Weekend | 6:30 PM |
University of Texas
Made In Austin Weekend celebrates the unique Longhorn culture with an array of events including live music, dog-friendly activities, Texas Football & Texas Baseball. All events are centered around the annual Texas Football Orange-White Game which takes place on Saturday, April 13 at 6:30 PM. The weekend kicks off on Friday with a Texas Baseball game against Kansas State at 6:30 PM, and continues the next day with a Longhorn Run.
Circuit of the Americas
The fastest show on two wheels is coming to Austin for three days of motorcycle racing with some of the best riders in the world. This is the only North American stop of the world’s Premier Motorcycle Racing Series, so make sure you don’t miss out on the action!
OH MY GOTH: A Tim Burton Roast | 10 PM |
Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
Master Pancake is back and this time they’re taking a shot at the King of Halloween, Tim Burton. From Beetlejuice to Nightmare Before Christmas, the guys of Master Pancake are taking on all of the macabre director’s creations. 10 PM showings are only $10, and tickets are
Saturday, April 13th.
Record Store Day | 8 AM |
Every third Saturday of April, independent record stores convene to celebrate their culture and their contributions to the community in which they are located. Austin, TX—the live music capital of the world—has many independently owned record shops located all over the city, many of which will be celebrating the day in their own way! We’ve made a list of stores around town that will be participating in RSD, as well as RSD exclusive releases to be on the lookout for, all here!
Buffalo Billiards is celebrating its 20th Anniversary, and we’re celebrating with ‘em! This Saturday, 101X & Jason Dick will be hanging out at Buffalo Billiards during the OFFICIAL Shuffleboard Tournament! There will be some sick prizes for the winners, as well as every team that signs up! Make sure to sign up beforehand because we’re not 100% sure if you’ll be able to sign up on the spot.
Express vs Memphis Redbirds | 6 PM |
The Round Rock Express are back! Celebrate the first Saturday home game at Dell Diamond with awesome giveaways, The Budweiser Clydesdales, and a post-game concert featuring Shiny Ribs. Tickets are still available so make sure to get yours today!
Sunday, April 14th.
Game of Thrones Watch Party | 8 PM |
The battle for the Iron Throne is back and in it’s last season *wipes tear*. Although we’re upset, we are excited for the new season and what it will bring. If you’re as excited as we are and need a place to watch the premiere, head on over to Native Hostel for their GOT watch party! Oh, and feel free to dress up as costumes are highly encouraged!
10th Annual Sherwood Forest Faire | 10 AM |
Sherwood Forest Faire
If you haven’t made your way out to the Sherwood Forest Faire, this Sunday is the day to do so! You’ll be transported into Medieval England with the help of entertainers, activities, food & drinks, and more from that time period. What better way to get ready for the premiere of Game of Thrones later that night?
Rosé & Rescues | 12 PM |
Waller Creek Pub House
Rosé & Rescues is happening this weekend and will be benefitting our friends over at Austin Pets Alive! Bring your pups out for treats, photo-booth fun, and delicious drinks! If you’re looking for a way to relax this Sunday, then definitely check this event out!