The 101X Weekend Guide: April 26-28, 2019

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The 101X Weekend Guide: April 26-28, 2019

The weekend is here and it’s looking extra beautiful! Have you made plans yet? Scroll down for some of the best events happening around town this weekend!

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The 20th Annual Red Poppy Festival | Times Vary |

Friday, Apr. 26 - Sunday, Apr. 28

Downtown Georgetown

This small town festival is not so small anymore. Head to Georgetown this weekend to check out the 20th annual Red Poppy Festival. You are sure to find something for everyone, from the car show to the cooking competition, all while enjoying live music all weekend long. That’s not all, to make it even better Pat Green will be headlining Saturday night’s concert!  

Other activities throughout the festival include a kids zone complete with a bounce house, obstacle course, basketball game, and even a playground for the toddler-age kiddos. Get the kids excited for the festival by having them participate in the coloring contest, you can find the coloring page here.

 

Friday, April 26th

"Express Star Wars Night"

 

Express Vs. New Orleans Baby Cakes (Star Wars Night) | 7 PM |

Dell Diamond

The force is strong with this one! This Friday, cheer on The Round Rock Express as they take on The New Orleans Baby Cakes, during a special Star Wars Night! Fans are encouraged to dress up as their favorite characters and stick around for a postgame fireworks show that’s out of this galaxy! Tickets are still on sale, so get yours today.

 

Moontower Comedy Festival| Times Vary |

Friday, Apr. 26 - Sunday, Apr. 28

Austin, TX

Considered to be one of the countries very best, Moontower Comedy Fest brings comedy fans together for a jam-packed weekend full of uproars and some of the funniest entertainment around. Get ready to experience 4 days of performances, podcasts, and parties! Get your passes here.

 

Saturday, April 27th

101X Homegrown Live Presents Jackie Venson with Otis The Destroyer, and XETAS part of Buffalo Billiard's 20th Anniversary Sat April 27th

 

101X Homegrown Live | 7:30 PM |

Buffalo Billiards

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! 101X Homegrown Live is back and this time we’re joining our friends over at Buffalo Billiards to help celebrate their 20th Anniversary with a FREE show featuring Jackie Venson, Otis The Destroyer, and XETAS! 21+ can enjoy specials on Austin Eastciders while there. Music starts at 7:30 PM, but we’re predicting a full house so get there early to get a good spot!

Eeyore’s Birthday Party | 11 AM |

Pease Park

Eeyore’s Birthday Party is a free outdoor party and a fundraiser that benefits non-profits in the Austin area. It is also a place where free-spirited Austinites go to act as weird as possible in a judgment-free zone. Activities include a costume contest, face painting, henna, and the opportunity to meet Eeyore himself. Bring your favorite (non-amplified) instruments if you want to be a part of the many drum circles that are bound to take place at the park. This event is all-ages and a great way for the community to come together and have some fun!

 

Sunday, April 28th

101X Concert Series Presents CHVRCHES Love Is Dead US Tour 2019 With Cherry Glazerr brought to you by ACL Live and C3 Presents

101X Concert Series Presents CHVRCHES (Night One) | 6:30 PM |

ACL Live

We’re kicking off Night One of the 101X Concert Series Event Featuring CHVRCHES & Cherry Glazerr this Sunday at ACL Live. 101X will be on-site before the show for you guys to stop by and say hi! And in case you weren’t able to snag tickets to either show before they sold out, keep your eyes peeled on acl-live.com for last-minute opportunities to purchase tickets!

 

Guitarnival | 12:30 PM |

Band Aid School of Music

Come out to Guitarnival this Sunday, benefiting A Chance to Rock (Music Scholarships for Families in need). There will be lots of activities to partake in such as FREE guitar lessons, guitar spelling bee, air guitar contest, ice cream eatin’, and beer drinkin’ for 21+. Performers include Tomar and FCs, Professor Rafe and the Fables, Tony Kamel of Wood & Wire. Gates open at 12:30 PM & music starts at 1 PM, so come out and show your support for Austin music.

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