Cookies & Craft Brews and More Stuff to Do This Weekend in Austin

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Hey Austin, how are you doing?

Last week was rough, and that is an understatement, to say the least. No matter how hard it was at times we were continually blown away at how our community responded and came together. We are so proud to live in Austin and nothing can change that. 

Below you are going to find a few different things, ways to help those who were impacted the hardest last week, things to do in Austin now that the temperatures are on the rise, and more! 

How You Can Help

We had a tough week last week but some of us were more fortunate than others. There are people’s homes and apartments that became flooded due to pipes bursting, people who lost all the food they had with no means to get more, but our community came together and is doing everything in our power to help those who need it. If you are looking for ways to help but not sure where to start check out these spots where you can donate!

Austin Pets Alive!
ATX Free Fridge Project 
Central Texas Food Bank
Alexandria Cortez: Support Relief Efforts in Texas
Austin Mutual Aid: Kick the Cold
Austin Disaster Relief: Winter Storm 2021

Events This Weekend

Join Texas Brewery Running Series as they explore local neighborhoods and breweries! This Saturday enjoy a casual and fun 5k course through the neighborhoods surrounding Oddwood Ales Brewery. The course will start and finish at the taproom where participants will receive a FREE beer and collector’s pint glass!

Event Details
🗓 FEB 27 | 10AM–2PM
📍 Oddwood Ales

2. Texas Stars vs. Iowa Wild

After having their season canceled last year, the Texas Stars are back. Grab tickets for one of their three games against Iowa Wild this week and get ready to root on our Texas Stars Hockey team!

Guests will enjoy the Friday night special which features $2 domestic draft beers.

Event Details
🗓 FEB 24 | 7PM
🗓 FEB 26 | 7PM
🗓 FEB 27 | 7PM
📍 HEB Center 

3. Desert Door x Cane Rosso Dinner

Desert Door is teaming up with Cane Rosso to serve up a six-course meal complete with cocktails and wine pairings. Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a cocktail while you enjoy the hill country sunset. The meal will feature Smoked Mozzarella Arancini, Capra, Fusilli Alla Vodka, Honey Bastard, Margherita, and finished off with Tiramisu.

Tickets are sold by tables to ensure social distancing. You can purchase a table for two, fours, six, or eight people. Seating is limited so grab your tickets now!

Event Details
🗓 FEB 27 | 6PM–10PM
📍 Desert Door

4. BBQ Cook-Off

Join Bluebonnet Beer Company as they host their first annual BBQ Cook-Off! The event is free to attend with BBQ plates available for suggested donations. All proceeds from the day will benefit Kyle’s Challenge RRISD PIE Scholarship Fund.

Grab a beer, some BBQ, and enjoy good company!

Event Details
🗓 FEB 27 | 3PM–9PM
📍 Bluebonnet Beer Company 

Staff Pick of the Week

Circle Brewing is bringing our favorite event back this year but with a special twist… it will take place in the comfort of your own home. Pair those delicious little Girl Scout Cookies with beer as if they were made to be had together!

Once you have purchased your package they will be available for pick up between February 24-27! 

Event Details
🗓 FEB 27 | 4PM
📍 Virtual Event

Looking Ahead

APA! Palentine's 5K

Due to inclement weather Austin Pets Alive! postponed their Palentine’s 5K to March 6th.

Join our friends at Austin Pets Alive for their annual 5K to support homeless pets. Registration is $25 with proceeds going to APA! If you love a good t-shirt you can add a special Palentine’s 5K shirt to your registration for just $5.

We can’t wait to virtually run alongside you!

Event Details
🗓 MAR 6
📍 Virtual Event

Austin Seltzerland

Hard seltzers have taken over and a hard seltzer paradise is coming to Austin for you to enjoy for one day and one day only. Sip on all the Whiteclaws, Trulys, Bon V!vs, and other hard seltzers your heart desires.

Seltzerland is a one-of-a-kind immersive experience where guests will get to spend the day tasting more than 30 different hard seltzers. In addition, there will also be delicious snacks and awesome photo ops. Best of all attendees get to take home a commemorative tasting glass.

Grab your tickets and sign up for a  time slot with your quarantine crew and get ready to sip your way through Saturday.

Be on the lookout for a ticket giveaway on our Instagram soon!

Event Details
🗓 MAR 13 | 11AM-4PM
📍 Onion Creek Club

Featured Blogs of the Week

Looking for something more specific to do  in your area of town? Check out our Austin City Guide page and start exploring your neck of the woods!

We have some awesome information for whatever it is you are looking to do in and around Austin. 

For city updates and more things to do in Austin each week be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @StuffToDoInAustin. To see what we’re up to and to catch the inside scoop check out our TikTok page!

Stay safe, stay well, stay warm, and stay six feet apart.

Lexi Hendrix

Lexi Hendrix

Lexi is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.