Weekend Itinerary: March 20-26

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 20

Painting with a Twist- Dia de Los Muertos Skull


Grab a friend or a date and join this popular step-by-step painting class to create your own work of art. Bring your own food and drinks (21 to drink alcohol), and the class will provide cups, plates, napkins, ice, ice buckets and bottle openers. Arrive early to get a seat!

March 22

Big Hair Country Fair


Come on down to the Big Hair Country Fair, where you’ll get all you can eat BBQ, an open bar, carnival games, a vintage western photo booth and the best local country bands. Proceeds of the event benefit Creative Action, a local nonprofit that supports youth development through creative programming.

March 23

Pet Leather Collar Workshop


Hey, our pets need to look good too, right? At this workshop, you’ll learn the art of leather making from the master of his craft, Chris Franks, of Austin’s Fortuna Monsoon. Your ticket will buy you a lesson from Franks, a custom pet collar, beer, cocktails or coffee from Sister Coffee.

March 23

Soweto Gospel Choir

$28 and up; $10 for students

Don’t miss this two-time Grammy award winning choir when it comes to Austin. The Soweto Gospel Choir of South Africa has been wowing audiences around the globe with its lively, rhythmic and engaging performances, singing in six different languages and performing with some of the world’s greatest musicians.

March 26

Top of the Bops with the Ghost Wolves


If you haven’t seen this dynamic duo rock the stage yet, you’re missing out. Catch them at East Austin’s Hotel Vegas before they hit the road for a tour in April.

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