The Week Ahead: Oct. 13-16
This week’s highlights: whiskey shots, wedding cake, sauerkraut, playscapes, and a human petting zoo. (Disclaimer: We do not recommend trying those all at once.)
Thursday, Oct. 13
Revolving Door Gallery October Group Show
7–10pm • The Palm Door, 401 Sabine St. • Free
Have some free drinks from the Palm Door Bar while you check out paintings, prints, mixed media, and abstract work.
8pm–2am • Mohawk, 912 Red River St. • $6
Free pizza from Salvation Pizza starting at 9. Music by Residual Kid, Black Books, Boy + Kite,and La Snacks. Benefits the Disastronauts Foundation and the Bastrop fire relief effort.
Friday, Oct. 14
Opening: The Austin Series, Part IV
7–10pm • Gallery Black Lagoon, 4301 A. Guadalupe St. • Free; RSVP requested
Complimentary beverages by Savvy Vodka & Vitamin Water. Features new works by 11 Austin artists.
Fireball Whisky presents Wildcat, The Soapbox Spellbinders, So Far Gone, and The Prawns
8pm–2am • Red Eyed Fly, 715 Red River St. • $5
Free whiskey shots!
Autumn Hoedown Jamboree
10pm–1am • Cheer Up Charlie’s, 1104 E 6th St. • Free (?)
Free beer while it lasts + face painting, apple bobbing, hayride photos, and a (human) petting zoo. Dress up country-style. Proceeds benefit AIDS Walk Austin.
Saturday, Oct. 15
International Independent Video Store Day (Event of the Week)
10:30am–2am • Vulcan Video, 112 W. Elizabeth St. & 609 W. 29th St. • Free
Free beer, cheap-ass rentals, prizes, etc.
The Playscape Project
10am–6pm • Breed & Co., 718 W. 29th St. • Free; RSVP required
Architects design and build “ultimate playscapes.” Reception (4–6pm) features complimentary drinks from Bombay Sapphire, Deep Eddy, Victoria and Pacifico, plus food from La Sombra Bar & Grill.
Frock On Vintage Grand Opening Party
11am–7pm • Frock On Vintage, 3016 Guadalupe St. • Free
Complementary beverages provided by Treaty Oak Rum, food, Arrr Squeeze soda, photobooth, and live music.
3–7pm • Club de Ville, 900 Red River; Mohawk, 912 Red River St. • $5
Block party featuring a sauerkraut eating competition, games, food vendors, and music by Forever Overhead and The Motts. Benefits St. Jude’s.
Room Service Vintage 30th Anniversary Party
6–10pm • Room Service Vintage, 107 E. North Loop • Free
Free wedding cake and Dos Equis. DJ set by DJ Sue.
Skellies Dub Ride for Austin Children’s Shelter
8pm–2am • Club de Ville, 900 Red River St. • $5
Free beer while it lasts + food from the Grill Girls, Beanitos Chips, and Nadamoo Ice Cream. Raffle with prizes from Birds Barbershop, Fast Folks Cyclery, Haute Plate Supper Club, Hoboken Pie, and Bouldin Creek. Music by Jamaican Gold w/ Art Baker, Heart & Soul SoundSystem, DJ Charlie, and Totally Consensual. Meet at the Grackle at 8 for a leisurely 3-mile bike ride to Club de Ville.
Double CD Release Party w/ JLD and Chamothy the Great
9pm–2am • Scoot Inn, 1308 E 4th St. • Free
Free BBQ, no cover.
Table Manners Crew and Keep It Local present: Real Talk
10pm–2:30am • Plush, 617 Red River • Free
Free Dos Equis starting at 11. Music by Go Go Garcia and DJ Crown.
10:30pm–2am • The Highball, 1142 S. Lamar Blvd. • Free
Dress up 80s style, dance to some music videos, and celebrate your right to cut loose. Photobooth by Annie Ray. Hosted by the Action Pack.
Sunday, Oct. 16
Doomsday Dance Party
7pm–2am • Hotel Vegas, 1500 E. 6th St. • Suggested $3 cover
Complimentary food and booze, works on display by local artists, and music by The Great Nostalgic, Paperthreat, and Real Book / Fake Book.