Weekend Itinerary: Feb. 5-11

The Weekend Itinerary is here! for February 5-11, Citygram recommends:


All Weekend

Blue Star Lite Drive In Launches new season of Movies

This week kicks off the new Valentine’s season at Austin’s urban drive-in theatre. Guests can enjoy a variety of classics and rom-coms like Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Can’t Hardly Wait and The Princess Bride to get in the loving spirit while munching on local treats like Cornucopia popcorn.
• Blue Starlite Drive-In 1901 East 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723
Tickets available here


Sat. Feb 7

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2015 Austin Modern Home Tour

$30

For the eighth year, the Austin Modern Home Tour allows visitors access to fourteen of the most breathtaking Modern homes in the city. Architects and builders will be on-site to share their concepts and visions on the beautiful homes.
Check out our Top Picks for the Modern Home Tour to see our favorite 5.
• 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Get Tickets here


Sat. Feb 7

Cupid’s Undie Run

$35-45*

This February, come put the hilarity in charity with hundreds of half-naked runners taking to the streets in celebration of their fundraising for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Last year Cupid’s raised over $2.8 Million to #EndNF.
* Enter the code CITYGRAM for $10 off registration!
• Register here
• Rattle Inn 610 Nueces Street Austin, Tx 78701
• Noon-late night; Run starts at 2pm


Sat. Feb 7

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Bolo-making workshop at Canoe Leather Goods

$120
Look no further for the ideal Valentine’s gift. Canoe is offering a DIY class on the essential for every hipster-Texan’s closet, the bolo tie. You’ll choose from a variety of different leather shapes, learn a new skill and walk away with a fabulous and unique gift. Canoe is a modern leather goods line inspired by vintage workwear, well-worn boots, and outlaw country.
Register here
• Canoe 916 Springdale Rd Building 1, Studio 104 Austin, TX 78702
• 2pm-5pm


Sun. Feb 8

Jo’s chili cookoff at Hotel San Jose

$20 to taste them all

In it’s 9th year, Jo’s annual Chili Cookoff will fill your belly and your dance card. Taste the best chili from Austin’s most beloved culinary talents while sipping on Shiner beer, then dance it off in a Two Steppin’ Competition! Chefs compete for the coveted chili pot trophy and the event supports non-profit groups addressing hunger issues.
• 12-3pm
• Hotel San Jose 1316 South Congress Avenue Austin, Texas 78704
More information on Facebook


From our Music Radar:

Shakey Graves at Empire Control Room

• Mon, Feb 9, Doors at 7pm
• Presale tickets sold out. Call Empire 888-512-7469 for day-of details.

The Generationals at The Parish

$10

• 214 E. 6th Street Austin, TX 78701
• Weds, Feb. 11, 10pm
Tickets available here


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Fri. Feb 20 – Sun, Feb 22

One by One TX

FREE for gallery admission, $15 BBQ, $70 VIP Preview Party

Citygram and InstaDFW present One by One TX – a statewide art show featuring mobile photography from local and international artists.

The three-day event will will feature work from 100 of Instagram’s most recognizable photographers, including Pei Ketron, Kyle Kuiper, Cubby Graham, Tim Landis, and Michael O’Neal. Each artist will have one image that best characterizes their artistic vision selected for display in the gallery space, and 50% of the proceeds from the art sales will be donated to Girlstart, a local nonprofit dedicated to empowering girls in science, technology, engineering, and math through educational programs.
Read more about One by One
Get Tickets


Photo Credits: Citygram, Canoe, The Generationals


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