Weekend Itinerary: August 7-13

Your Weekend Itinerary is here. For the week of August 7-13, Citygram recommends:

August 7

Pay it Forward with Daniel Curtis


Ticket sales benefit the Lonestar Paralysis Foundation. Held at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, Pay it Forward promises food from Austin’s top restaurant chefs (full list available here), craft cocktails created by the Tipsy Texan and beer by Real Ale Brewing Company. Register for tickets here.

August 8

Frank’s Fifth Anniversary with the Hold Steady


Celebrate Frank’s fifth anniversary with free hot dogs, beer and a special performance by the Hold Steady and Cheap Girls. RSVP via Facebook for admission.

August 9

Austin Ice Cream Festival


This Saturday, Fiesta Gardens will host the 8th annual Ice Cream Festival. Your $10 entry cost will get you three tickets to be redeemed at local vendors such as: Amy’s Ice Creams, Austin Scoops, Good Pops, NadaMoo, Rita’s Water Ice, The Melting Cone, Weezie’s Frozen Custard and Yeti Frozen Custard. Enjoy games, activities, live entertainment and free ice cream from Blue Bell, as well as contests such as a homemade ice cream making, ice cream eating and popsicle stick sculpture making.

August 10

Closing Night of “Chicago”

Tickets starting at $22

It’s the final night of the Tony and Grammy award winning musical “Chicago,” at the Long Center. Brought to you by Summer Stock Austin and the Long Center, this edgy 1920’s-set satire is full of unforgettable hits.

August 13

Sound & Cinema


Summer’s end is nearing, but there are still two Sound & Cinema events remaining. This week, see a tribute performance by the Golden Arkestra, then see “Raiders of the Lost Ark” on the Alamo Drafthouse’s giant iflatable screen.

August 13

Tèo Gelato Day


Celebrate “Tèo Gelato Day,” this Wednesday from 5-7pm with Tèo Gelato founder and gelato maker, Matthew Lee, who will be traveling to Italy to compete in the Gelato World Tour Championships. The party will celebrate his departure with free gelato and gelato cocktails. Don’t forget to enter into the drawing to win a round trip to Italy! The winner will be announced at the party. Get more information on how to enter here.

August 14

Nine Inch Nails with Soundgarden


For the hard rocking Austinites out there, these guys are sure to put on a good show. Get your tickets for their performance at Austin 360 Amphitheater ahead of time, as this one might sell out.



El Tacorrido

Equinox (Horchata + Espresso)

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