What to do, when and where to do it. Have a safe weekend!
…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead virtual concert coming your way this Friday, August 7th! The livestream will take place on the sound stage of Mosaic Sound Collective, where Trail of Dead recorded their 10th studio album. Tickets are $9, and the fun starts at 8pm. Get all the details above, and check out 101X’s Homegrown John Laird interview the group about their new album plus chat about the upcoming livestream!
WE ARE BLOOD AND BLUE BELL’S ANNUAL PINT FOR PINT AT WE ARE BLOOD DONOR CENTERS | FRIDAY
Do a good deed this Friday and donate some blood or platelets, if you can, at participating We Are Blood Donor Centers. Once you make your donation, you’ll be able to pick up your pint of ice cream! If you are planning to donate, it is required to make an appointment prior to showing up.
THE HOTTEST SHOW ON EARTH TORCHY’S TACOS | LIMITED TIME | AUSTIN LOCATIONS
Torchy’s Tacos is bringin’ out the hot menu this summer for a limited time. If you think you can handle the heat, be sure to check out The Spicy Trifecta, which includes a Bottle Rocket Shrimp Taco, Daredevil Queso Blanco and the Ring of Fire Margarita. Sounds pretty bomb, so don’t miss out! Don’t forget you can order online or over the phone for takeout.
ACL LIVE & 3TEN VENUE TOURS AT ACL LIVE AT THE MOODY THEATER | ALL MONTH
Get a tour of some of the coolest music venues in Austin. You’ll learn the history of ACL Live & 3TEN, plus see iconic music photography of Scott Newton and Jim Marshall. You can hit up these tours Monday-Saturday and tickets start at $6. Only 10 people are allowed per tour, and guests will be required to complete a health questionnaire, including a laser temperature check. If your kiddos are under 5-years-old, they can attend for free!
SALSA-PREP CLASS | ONLINE | ALL WEEKEND
Step up your salsa game, man! But really, homemade salsa is where it’s at so if you’re in need of some tips you should check out this virtual Homemade Salsa Class. The course will highlight three different salsa recipes. Proceeds will benefit World Central Kitchen, which is working to deliver meals across the U.S. to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. Get tickets above!
DAZED AND CONFUSED | BLUE STARLITE DRIVE-IN | SATURDAY
Blue Starlite Drive has some great movie options this Saturday, including Dazed and Confused. Screening is at 11pm, and tickets start at $25 for two people. Another movie to check out is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. It starts at 8:15pm, and you can grab your tickets now.
AUSTIN’S BIRTHDAY BASH REPUBLIC SQUARE | ONLINE | SATURDAY
The third annual Austin’s Birthday Bash will be a virtual celebration this Saturday. Tune in to the at-home party from 6pm-8pm. You can reserve a birthday bash picnic from Salt & Time and reserve a party favor kit, curated by Toy Joy. The virtual show will feature live music from local artists Torre Blake, Sam Houston, Riders Against the Storm, and Vonne.
VIRTUAL DOG ADOPTION EVENT | ONLINE | SUNDAY
Adopt a pup, virtually! If you’re looking for a new furry friend, check out this virtual dog adoption hosted by APA Foster Dog Adoptions and Austin Pets Alive. There will be plenty of dogs to see during the online event and matchmakers will be joining you live in case you have questions. Be sure to check out the full list of dogs currently available to adopt.