Earlier than you recognize it, February will likely be right here, and we have to get our calendars so as.
The month is shock-full of enjoyable stuff to do in Austin. To get you began, we have rounded up 10 occasions:
1. Adam Sandler on the Moody Middle
Sandler will carry out at 7:30 pm Feb. 14 on the Moody Middle, 2001 Robert Dedman Drive. A shock visitor is promised, and the present will embrace comedy and songs from the “Saturday Night time Reside” alum.
Tickets, from $214 and up, are nonetheless obtainable at moodycenteratx.com.
2. Photo voltaic Saturday Block Occasion! Black Historical past Month Kick Off on the George Washington Carver Museum
Museum officers are kicking off Black Historical past Month on Feb. 4 on the George Washington Carver Museum in East Austin at 1165 Angelina St. The occasion, which runs 2 pm to six pm, is a brand new, bi-monthly occasion for the museum that gives a day of free programming.
Meals vehicles, music and a vendor market will likely be a part of the enjoyable and occasions, which will likely be occurring all through the museum, together with within the sunken backyard, Boyd Vance Theatre, the classroom and the plaza.
For extra info and to RSVP head to austintexas.gov.
3. The Bloody Mary Competition
You may style bloody marys from practically two dozen Austin spots at this occasion. The pageant is Feb. 11 at Truthful Market, 1100 East Fifth St., and contains cocktails, meals, espresso and photograph ops.
Tickets, $49.50 to $69.50 plus charges, and details about time slots: thebloodymaryfest.com.
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4. Shangela on the Paramount Theater
For this occasion, we deferred to Austin360’s resident “RuPaul’s Drag Race” professional Eric Webb: “Shangela, fan favourite of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and star of HBO’s docuseries ‘We’re Right here,’ returns to her residence state of Texas for a night on the Paramount Theatre. Anticipate high-energy efficiency, larger kicks and possibly sufficient loss of life drops to make your head spin.”
Shangela will carry out at 7 pm Feb. 10 on the Paramount, 713 Congress Ave. Tickets begin at $49.50 and can be found at austintheatre.org.
5. Austin Oyster Competition
If you happen to like your oysters uncooked, grilled, roasted or fried, the Austin Oyster Competition is the occasion for you. The pageant is on Feb. 25 at Republic Sq. downtown, 422 Guadalupe St. The slurping begins at midday. Reside music, beer and wine are additionally on the pageant’s menu.
Tickets are $70 and will be bought on-line: austinoysterfestival.com.
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6. Austin Humane Society’s sixteenth Annual Pet Bowl
We might be prepared to argue that this bowl is the very best bowl that occurs in February. This 12 months’s pet bowl begins at 11 am Feb. 11 on the Austin Humane Society Shelter, 124 West Anderson Lane. The bowl goes till 2 pm after which you may head to Yard Bar, 6700 Burnet Street, for extra pet enjoyable.
Pet races, meals, distributors and adoptable pets will all be a part of the bowl, which is free to attend. Info: austinhumanesociety.org.
7. ‘Aladdin’ at Bass Live performance Corridor
Tickets, which begin at $45, are on sale now for Disney’s “Aladdin.” The musical runs Feb. 14-19 at Bass Live performance Corridor, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. Ticket and data: texasperformingarts.org.
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8. Cupid’s Undie Run
Run in your underwear for a very good trigger. All proceeds from the annual Cupid’s Undie Run go to funding analysis into neurofibromatosis, a genetic dysfunction that causes tumors to develop on nerves all through the physique. This 12 months’s run begins at midday Feb. 25 at Kung Fu Saloon, 716 West Sixth St.
Tickets are $40 at cupids.org.
9. Ascension Seton Austin Marathon
Hear us out: We’re not suggesting you run a marathon this month until you’ve got already signed up and educated for that. We’re suggesting one thing rather less arduous on the physique: spectating. There’s one thing about watching a bunch of individuals run, successfully finishing a dream or aim or wager, that’s actually price whereas.
The race begins at 7 am Feb. 19. Arrive then or an hour or so later — it takes some time to run 13.1 or 26.2 miles. Cheer on runners at totally different spots round downtown or hang around close to the end line on the intersection of eleventh Road and South Congress Avenue. We promise you may get impressed.
10. Brazilian Carnival
Oh, we will not watch for this one. Carnaval Brasileiro is an annual, Brazilian-style Mardi Gras celebration in Austin. This 12 months’s occasion begins at 8 pm Feb. 4 at Speakeasy, 412 Congress Ave. Anticipate bites from meals vehicles, costumes, samba music, drinks and face portray. Tickets are $35.