Weekend Itinerary: March 27-April 1

It’s time for the weekend itinerary, our top picks for the best in Austin entertainment, music, food, and events. This week we recommend…

March 27

Explore Austin’s Fifth Annual Quest for the Summit


This fifth annual event will feature an evening with small plates, a pig roast, live music by songwriter and guitarist, Brent Palmer, as well as beer, wine and cocktails at the lovely Contigo.The event benefits Explore Austin, a mentoring and outdoor adventure program for underserved youth.

March 27

Chelsea Peretti-American Treasure


A writer for “Parks and Recreation,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Sarah Silverman Program,” and “Kroll Show,” Peretti performs stand-up on tours across the nation. She’s also appeared on this fall’s “Brooklyn Nine Nine,” “Louie,” and has played several characters on Adult Swim’s “China, IL.” Catch her in Austin this Thursday at the North Door!

March 28

Latasha Lee & the Black Ties, Electic Attitude and Magna Carda

$5 presale; $8 door

Come out to the iconic Spider House Ballroom this Friday to hear an eclectic mix of musicians. Singer/songwriter Latasha Lee and her R&B and soul band heads the lineup, joined by Houston funk rock group, Electric Attitude, as well as Austin’s own hip hop group, Magna Carda.

March 29

Yoga at the Umlauf

$10 members; $15 non-members

Start your weekend off right with yoga at one of the most tranquil spots in Austin. Relax to the sounds of flowing water from Umlauf’s fountains as you treat your mind and body.

March 30

The Odd Couple


It’s closing night this Sunday at the City Theater for “The Odd Couple,” the Tony award winning comedy about mismatched roommates, Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar, starring Scot Friedman and Rick Smith. Don’t miss this cherished Neil Simon play before it leaves Austin!

March 30

Children’s Picnic and Real Food Festival


The goal of the Children’s Picnic and Real Food Festival is to teach children about healthy eating. This Edible Austin sponsored event features local artisans, tastings, games, cooking demonstrations and music that will be fun for the whole family at the French Legation Museum this Sunday.

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Photo:Megz Kelli, Magna Carda

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