The 101X Weekend Guide: September 6-8, 2019

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The 101X Weekend Guide: September 6-8, 2019

It's time to plan out your weekend activities with the 101X Weekend Guide, brought to you by UNation. Keep on scrolling to find some of the best events happening near you! 

UNation featured event

ATX Bacon Fest

long live bacon sign

SEP 7th & 8th | 11 AM - 3 PM |

Palm Door on Sixth

Did someone say bacon?? For those of you bacon lovers out there (which is basically anyone, ever) you are going to be begging for more after Austin's first-ever Bacon Festival. Even after two whole days, yes two days, back to back, of all the bacon you could only dream of. Your body will hate you for it afterward but that's beside the point. 

Here's what you can expect. Each day will feature a handful of vendors, some will be there for both days of the festival, others will only be participating one day so be sure to check out the lineup of vendors beforehand. Some of the vendors you will see are The Bearded Baking Company, Hideaway Kitchen and Bar, Teal House Coffee and Bakery, La Table du Chef, and Plow Distribution just to name a few. 

There will be other treats as well as drinks compliment all of the tasty bacon. You will also get to enjoy live music both days in addition to a few surprises! 

 

 

Friday, September 6th.

Texas Football players running on to the field

Friday Night UT vs LSU Pregame Party | 6 pm-9 pm |

ABGB

It’s another weekend of college football in Austin and the ABGB is throwing a pregame bash to get you excited for Saturday’s game! On top of having live music and delicious food, the crew at ABGB is teaming up with Baton Rouge-based brewery Tin Roof Brewing Company to brew a special beer for the occasion for 21 and up to enjoy! This is a dog-friendly & child-friendly event, so bring the whole crew and get ready for a fun football weekend! 

101X at Home Depot | 5 pm-7 pm |

1200 Barbara Jordan Blvd.

Make a little detour on your way home from work and stop by Home Depot this Friday to hang out with 101X and get “College GameDay” ready! Join us for some fun activities including a mini corn hole tournament, a sign-making competition, and vendor demos! Oh, and did we mention that there will be an opportunity for you to win a $500 gift card? You’ll also have the chance to grab some cool swag from the 101X tent!

 

 

Saturday, September 7th

101X Texas Tailgate brought to you by Jack Daniel's

101X Texas Tailgate | 3:30 pm-6:30 pm |

Austin Scottish Rite Theater

There ain’t no party like the 101X Texas Tailgate party! So this Saturday, come hang out with us at our new location on 18th and Colorado three hours before kickoff! 21 and up will be able to enjoy complimentary drinks from Jack Daniel’s and Truly Hard Seltzer, food from Kiolbassa, games and prizes from Gold’s Gym, and more! Entry is 100% free with a valid ID! 

Dazed & Confused At The Drive-In | 10:45 pm |

Blue Starlite Drive-In

Are you going to the drive-in this weekend? It’d be a lot cooler if you did. The Blue Starlite Drive-In will be showing the Austin classic “Dazed and Confused” this weekend as the film celebrates its 26th anniversary! Tickets to the late-night showing are still available so grab yours soon! 

 

 

Sunday, September 8th.

Texas Soccer

Texas Soccer vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi | 5 pm-7:30 pm |

Mike A. Myers Track and Soccer Stadium

Football may be over for the weekend but the Texas sports madness continues as the Texas Women’s Soccer team take on Texas A&M Corpus Christi this Sunday. All students get in for free while everyone else pays a small $5 admission fee. Don’t forget to dress in your best burnt orange attire and cheer loud and proud!

1st Annual White Claw Kiddie Pool Party | 2 pm-9 pm |

Radio Coffee & Beer 

Cool off with Radio Coffee & Beer this weekend at the 1st annual white claw kiddie pool party! They will be covering their front lawn with a bunch of kiddie pools filled with ice that you and your friends can chill in or you can bring your own pool if you want! They will also have specials on claws as well as a specialty “clawktail” that they'll be serving up all day for 21 and up. Space will fill up fast so make sure to plan accordingly! Remember: There are no laws when you’re drinking claws (but please drink responsibly). 

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