The Week in Cool: October 5-7
Friday, October 5
SORNE at The Blackheart
9pm • The Blackheart, 86 Rainey St. • $5
9:30pm–2am • Mugshots, 407 E. 7th St. • Free
Improv comedy, Fun Fun Fun Fest karaoke, and a raffle with a chance to win FFF passes. Buy a kebab from Kebabalicious, get a free beer and a raffle ticket.
The Never Ending Comedy Contest
10:30pm • The New Movement Theater, 616 Lavaca • $5
Ten of Austin and San Antonio’s best comics go head to head. BYOB.
Saturday, October 6
Fender Airstream Visits Musicmakers
11am–5pm • Musicmakers Austin, 517-B South Lamar • Free
Free Austin’s Pizza, giveaways, and live music by What Made Milwaukee Famous, The Octanes and Aly Tadros & Co.
Independence Brewing Co. 1st Saturday Brewery Tour & Beer Tasting
12:30pm • Independence Brewing Co., 3913 Todd Lane #607 • Free
Free wristband entitles you to 3 free beer samples. Get there early because wristbands will run out.
Texas Saké 1yr Anniversary Birthday Bash
1–7pm • Texas Saké Company, 5501 N. Lamar • Free
Saké samples (1–2:30pm), food from Kome & Asahi Imports, organic tea from Zhi Tea, and music by Out of the Blue, The 145s, Ramsey Park Rounders, and Four Fights Per Pint.
Jewelry by Artists Exhibition and Sale
2–6pm • Gallery Black Lagoon, 4301 A. Guadalupe St. • Free
Free drinks and snacks and an exhibit of new designs by 10 local jewelry artists.
2–6pm • Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey St. • Free
Real live horses, a yodeling competition, and live polka jams.
Longhorn Football Watch Party: UT vs. West Virginia
6pm • Brew Exchange, 706 W. 6th St. • Free
Free food from Man Bites Dog, local beer specials, $1-off “Mercy Pints” for WVU fans.
Wolves are Neato
7:30pm–2am • The Fort, 301 Chicon St., Unit G • $5 suggested donation
Free drinks from Drambuie and live music by Knifight, MaryAnn & the Revival Band, Moving Castles, Hikes, and Symbol.
Noon–6pm • 18th Street between San Jacinto and Brazos • Free
Food, beer, rock climbing wall, photobooth, live pre-game broadcast and music by Eagle Eye Williamson, John Edward Baumann, and Pauline Reese. Ricky Williams will be signing autographs from 1-3pm.
3–6pm • Parking lot at Brazos at MLK • Free and open to the public (21+)
Beverages, food, and activities.
Horn-Ball Texas Tailgaters
Parking lot at Brazos at MLK • Free and open to the public, or upgrade to VIP
Tito’s Big Adventure Party this weekend — 4 bars, 2 food stations, 3 flat screen TVs. Buy a VIP card ($40) and get unlimited bar service and food all season, express line to bar, prime seating and a T-shirt. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Sunday, October 7
Skellies & Bikebot Present: Back to Bikes! ***Party of the Week***
7pm • The Eastern, 1511 E. 6th // Hotel Vegas, 1500 E. 6th • Free; donations accepted
BBQ, bikes, raffle, and bands. Performances by Neiliyo, Amplified Heat, and Bali Yaaah. Raffle prizes from Royal Blue Grocery, Third Base, GoodPop, Fast Folks Cyclery, Tyler’s, G’Raj Mahal, The Brixton, Nada Moo, and others. The party starts at 7 at the Eastern and moves on to Hotel Vegas around 8. Bring school supplies or cash to donate to SafePlace.
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