Feb 18, 2022 - Things to Do

Your (long) weekend lineup

Illustration of a latte with "weekend" written in the foam.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

We hope y'all get to enjoy a long weekend, too.

We've rounded up some fun things to do around town:

🎭 Watch award-winning actor Marc Pouhé portray Tom in Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" for Austin Shakespeare's Long Center performance. Tickets available for Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances.

🎥 Catch a screening of Spike Lee's "Crooklyn," a film that looks back on the director's childhood from his sister's perspective. AFS Cinema will host Saturday and Sunday showtimes starting at $10.50.

🎉 Head to the George Washington Carver Museum on Saturday from 11am-3pm for a free community block party for Black History Month.

🩸 Donate blood this weekend for a free box of Girl Scout Cookies while supplies last. Sign up through We Are Blood Texas.

💃 Dance the night away at Hotel Vegas' Cumbia Night on Saturday starting at 10pm.

🛍 Shop at "Shagadelic," a handcrafted and vintage market in the parking lot of Shag Salon.

🏃‍♀️ Cheer on the Austin Marathon runners Sunday morning starting at 7am.

  • Note: If you have travel plans Saturday evening or Sunday morning, make sure you check out the event's road closures.

🍽 Try curated food options from all over Latin America on Sunday for the Sazon Latin Food Festival at Ani's Day and Night.


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