Weekend Itinerary: June 26-July 2

Your Weekend Itinerary is here. For the week of June 26-July 2, Citygram recommends:

June 26th

The Big Chill


The Austin Food Blogger Alliance will be hosting an evening of food and drink benefiting Meals on Wheels and More. The event will be hosted at Bullock Texas State History Museum with live music, a silent auction and of course several bites and drinks from some of Austin’s best new restaurants. If you have an interest in joining the AFBA, the event will also be a great chance to mingle with some of Austin’s most prominent food bloggers. Click here for tickets and to see the full list of vendors.

June 28

Keep Austin Weird Festival and 5k

$15 fest/$30 5k entry

Enjoy live music, food from Roppolo’s, Chi’Lantro BBQ and Amy’s ice cream and more as well as dozens of local vendors from 2-10pm on the green at the Long Center. Don’t miss Austin’s weirdest 5k race, where participants will run in crazy costumes and stop along the way for slip n’ slides and water balloon fights.

June 28

Soul Track Mind with Taylor Baker CD Release Party

$10 advance/$13 door

Soul and R&B sensations, Soul Track Mind, will take the stage at the Parish this Friday to celebrate their 6th anniversary. Other performances include Erin Ivey (full band) and singer/songwriter Taylor Baker, who plans to release her new single this Saturday. Doors open at 7; show starts at 8.

June 28

Ten: An Anniversary Celebration


Join Nest Modern, Tribeza, Max’s Wine Dive, Deep Eddy vodka, burlesque dancers and Austin R&B/soul group, Akina Adderly & the Vintage Playboys, for a blowout 10-year anniversary party at Nest’s Austin showroom. Giveaways will take place throughout the night with prizes such as a sofa, chairs and various accessories. Party starts at 7pm.

June 29

Last Splash Swim Club


Hang poolside for the day at the W Austin’s Wet Deck, sip drinks by Absolut vodka and Malibu rum and hear exclusive DJ sets by Holy Ghost and Learning Secrets, winner of the Austin Music Blogger Award for “Best DJ.”

June 30

The Wine Down


This music series, presented by Thorny Rose Wines, Hail a Cab and the Austin Music Foundation will bring garage rock and blues folk band, Leopold and his Fiction, to the 2nd Street District this Monday. This free event will be your chance to see last month’s “Dressing the Sound” feature live, with music and giveaways running from 5-7pm.

July 2

Sound & Cinema


Austin Sound & Cinema is back for the summer. This week the Long Center and Alamo Drafthouse will present ‘Pee Wee’s Big Adventure’ with music by the Urban Achievers Brass Band. The event is free and starts at 6pm; just bring your blankets!


Pleasant Storage Room

Enjoy a summer of rum with special Tiki cocktails during Texas Tiki Week

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