The Week in Cool: August 17-19
Friday, Aug. 17
7:30pm–2am • The Fort, 301 Chicon St., Unit G • $5
Free PBR, fire dancers, tarot card readings, photo booth, bands, DJs and a lot more.
Austin Nightlife Magazine August Release Party
9pm–2am • The Belmont, 305 W. 6th St. • Free, RSVP recommended
Open bar, free appetizers. Email RSVP@austinnightlifemagazine.com.
Saturday, Aug. 18
English Premier League Kick-off Party
9–11am • Cuatros, 1004 W. 24th St. • $10 donation
Free beer from Live Oak and Circle Brewing, plus a breakfast buffet. Donations go to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Lick-ety Split Ice Cream Social
1–4pm • Trace at the W Hotel, 200 Lavaca St. • Free
Free ice cream and music by the Erin Jaimes Band. Guests are encouraged to bring school supply donations for SafePlace.
Open House at Twin Liquors Hancock
2–6pm • Twin Liquors Hancock Center, 1000 E. 41st St., Ste. 810 • Free
Free tastings of seasonal beers, wines, and spirits.
Booze Town’s 3rd Annual Get Drunk and Skate BBQ Party
3–10pm • ATX Skate Ramps, 1708 Magazine St. • Free
Free beer from Lone Star and Circle Brewing, BBQ, Jello shots, skateboarding, live music and water fights.
Vagina’s Summer 2012 Issue Release Party
7-9pm • Domy Books, 913 E. Cesar Chavez • Free
Free booze, snacks and live music.
Sunday, Aug. 19
FFF Aqua Olympics ***Party of the Week***
4–9pm • Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Bergman • Free
Novelty water sports competition featuring live music from FFF artist Orthy and a fucking taco cannon!
BBQ + Beats
6pm • Molotov Lounge, 719 W. 6th St. • Free w/ RSVP
Free BBQ and DJ beats.
Cinema East: Girl Walk // All Day
7–11pm • Yellow Jacket Track Field, 1156 Hargrave St. • $3
Final screening of the summer film series, with free beer, sparklers and a Girl Talk dance party. You can also BYOB.
7pm–2am • Hotel Vegas, 1500 East 6th St. • Free
BBQ hosted by Hotel Vegas with music by Black Bone Child, The Boxing Lesson, Flemish Giant, and Joshua Bain