Weekend Itinerary: April 30 – May 5

The Weekend Itinerary is here! For April 30 – May 5, Citygram recommends:

Thurs. Apr. 30

DUE WEST Fundraising Event

$55 in advance, $65 at the door, $100 a couple

Help support the upcoming West Austin Studio Tour at DUE WEST, the official spring fundraiser for the tour. The event will premiere the WEST Group Exhibition, featuring the work of over 200 participating artists. Enjoy bites from La Condesa and Gelateria Gemelli, with an array of drinks crafted with Tito’s, Juiceland, and Austin Beerworks. Of course, no event is complete without live music… enjoy performances by Roseminna Watson and Church of the Friendly Ghost. Save the date for the West Austin Studio Tour, happening May 9-10 & 16-17. Tip: Buy tickets in advance, they’re $10 cheaper!

• University Park, 3300 North Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78705
• 7pm-10pm
Get tickets here


Fri. May 1

Skive Perfume Party


The gals over at J. Hannah Perfume Co. and Canoe leather goods teamed up to create Skive, a unique, unisex perfume that won the 2015 Art & Olfaction Award amongst a selection of some of the best perfumes from around the world (check out our recent feature on them here!). To celebrate the achievement, a perfume party will be held, filled with cocktails, music, and perfume samples!

• MASS Gallery, 507 Calles Street, Suit 108
• 6pm-9pm
More info here

Sat. May 2

23rd Annual Historic Homes Tour: Austin Through the Age


Learn about the importance of historic preservation and enjoy a blast from the past with the Historic Homes Tour, showcasing Austin’s architectural evolution from the 1870s through the 1960s in six historical properties.

• 10am-4pm
Get tickets here

Sun. May 3

Feliz Weekend Launch


Feliz’s annual November sale has expanded to a bi-annual event bringing together Austin’s independent designers, makers, and artists to sell their artisan products. FELIZ is an opportunity for Austin’s creative community to unite in a fun, inspiring and laid-back setting, meet artisans from around the country and shop their wares directly. This Spring sale addition will take place at the beautiful Palm Door.
• Palm Door, 401 Sabine St Austin, TX, 78701
• 11am-6pm


Sun. May 3

TRACE + W Austin Present 2015 BubbleQ


Cool down poolside at the W wet deck with seasonal fare and champagne tastings for the 2nd Annual Bubble Q party. Bask with the downtown views and enjoy music from DJ Bird Peterson. Open to the public ages 21+, the $50 ticket includes admission to the W Hotel’s pool, 4 champagne tasting tickets, and the full menu of summer salads, BBQ, savory & spicy toppings, and sweet treats.

• W Hotel Austin Wet Deck, 200 Lavaca St.
• 2pm-5pm
Get tickets here

Farmgrass Fest


Help support the local farmers that work hard to bring the delicious produce to your favorite farm-to-table restaurants at Farmgrass Fest. Gather around for a day of bluegrass music, good food, and fun for the whole family. This is a non-profit program, with all proceeds benefitting farmers who have medical emergencies.

• Simmons Family Farms, 100 Simmons Family Farm Road, Niederwald, TX
• 1pm-9:30pm
Get tickets here

street corn

Tues. May 5

La Condesa 7th Annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party Presented by Univision


Enjoy Cinco De Mayo with La Condesa and Univision for an evening dedicated to celebrating the rich heritage and culture of Mexico. The festival covers the entire block of West 2nd Street between Guadalupe and San Antonio, so there’s plenty of room for an evening of live music, street corn and taquitos from La Condesa, and freshly made ice cream from South Congress’s new ice cream truck, Stephen F. Frostin’. There will also be complimentary beer, agua fresca, and La Condesa margaritas.

• La Condesa, West 2nd Street between Guadalupe and San Antonio
• 5pm-9pm
More info here


Thurs. May 1 – Fri. May 7

Bike-To-Eat Week


For a whole week at multiple participating Austin restaurants, show up on your bike get 10% off your meal! The Earth, your health, and your wallet will thank you.

Check out the list of participating establishments
More info here

Photo Credits: La Condesa, Skive Perfume, W Hotel, Yahoo!

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