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Swim at Deep Eddy Pool

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Austin, Events | 0 comments

Swim at Deep Eddy Pool

July Summer Fun Checklist Item: Swim at Deep Eddy  When it comes to pools, there are few out there quite like Deep Eddy. Once a swimming hole on the Colorado River, Deep Eddy is a freshwater swimming pool, similar to Barton Springs. Each night, one of the two sides of the pool is drained and refilled with fresh well water, so you practically have a new pool to swim in every other day. Back in 1915, A.J. Eilers purchased the property surrounding the swimming hole, built the concrete pool and opened the Deep Eddy Bathing Beach, a resort with...

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Trailer Food Tuesdays at Long Center

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Trailer Food Tuesdays at Long Center

Grab your picnic blanket and head to The Long Center for Performing Arts for Trailer Food Tuesdays on July 7, 2015 as part of your Summer Fun Checklist for July! Image courtesy of Long Center for Performing Arts The Long Center and Trailer Food Tuesdays have formed an exciting new partnership in response to the tremendous support and demand from the people of Austin. The result? More food, more music and more FUN! A retooled, amped up series of events featuring all of the amazing trailer food you’ve come to expect in a brand new...

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Event: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Nature Nights

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Event: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Nature Nights

Take part in FREE family fun Thursday evenings this summer at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s Nature Nights through July 23, 2015. Nature Nights are fun explorations of plants, animals, and the ecology of Central Texas. Each evening features interactive presentations, hikes with experts in their fields, and nature crafting for kids of all ages. Nature Nights are supported through volunteer efforts by local organizations. The Cafe will be open until 8:00 pm serving their regular menu items. Kids 12 and under receive a free...

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Free and Discounted Movies: July 6-12, 2015

Posted by on Jul 5, 2015 in Weekday Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Free and Discounted Movies: July 6-12, 2015

When you’re in need of a boredom buster for the kids and a break from the heat, there’s nothing better cooling down in a movie theater with some popcorn and some laughs. Even when it’s outside, it’s usually when it’s a little bit cooler, and there’s just something about the fresh air that makes the end of a long day that much more tolerable. Free and discounted summer movies offer a great way to keep the whole family entertained and occupied for a few hours, while giving mom and dad a little break. And lucky for...

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July Summer Fun Checklist

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

July Summer Fun Checklist

June’s Summer Fun Checklist was a blast! We hope you and your kids had many new adventures and lots of fun exploring all of the things that make Austin great. In case you missed out on the June Checklist, here’s a refresher: The I Heart Austin – Summer Fun Checklist for Kids is a free printable that offers over 40 suggestions of activities for kids each month this summer. Many of the activities are free, all are fun and sure to keep your kids motivated to get out and explore some of the highlights that Austin offers...

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Weekend Events: June 26-28, 2015

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Features, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Weekend Events: June 26-28, 2015

Happening All Weekend Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 at 8 p.m., For its 7th season, Young Shakespeare, Austin Shakespeare’s teen company, will transform Richard Garriott de Cayeux’s outdoor Curtain Theatre into a magical forest for their production of the romantic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Featuring auditioned young actors performing Shakespeare’s most beautiful poetry. Tickets: Adult, $17 and youth under 12, $13.50. Richard Garriott de Cayeux’s outdoor Curtain Theatre,...

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Giveaway: Austin Aztex Tickets

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Events, Giveaways | 0 comments

Giveaway: Austin Aztex Tickets

Austin Aztex, Austin’s own USL professional soccer league, is playing against Sacramento Republic on June 27 at 7:30 p.m. at their new temporary location, Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex. The games are family-friendly and offer a unique game day experience with live music, various delicious food trucks for concessions, activities for kids including small sided games, a jumping castle, and much more!  The Austin Aztex competes in USL under the helm of head coach Paul Dalglish. The team played in the USL Premier Development League (PDL)...

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2015 Austin-area July 4th Celebrations & Fireworks

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Austin, Events | 0 comments

2015 Austin-area July 4th Celebrations & Fireworks

Many thanks to Hill Country Galleria for partnering with us to bring you this comprehensive roundup of 4th of July events and celebrations. The Hill Country Fest offers FREE activities on July 4th at Hill Country Galleria. Visitors can expect over 75 local art vendors, live music, barbecue, festival food, fair rides & games, and of course, fireworks! The kids can enjoy the Red, White & Blue Petting Zoo, and can wear swimsuits for the Amazon Zipline, Slip n’ Slide, Water Tag, Screamin’ Demon, Super Slide and Bungee...

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Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration

* SHOP OVER 75 ART VENDORS * LIVE MUSIC * FIREWORKS * FAMILY FUN * BARBECUE * The Hill Country Galleria is throwing a huge bash to celebrate America’s Independence! This FREE celebration will have over 75 local art vendors, live music, barbecue, festival food, rides & games, and of course fireworks! FREE ADMISSION—FREE PARKING—DOG FRIENDLY  The live music and fireworks schedule is as follows (times are approximate): 4:15 P.M. Vallejo 5:45 P.M. Dawn  & Hawkes 7:00 P.M. T Bird & The Breaks 8:30 P.M. Uncle...

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Weekend Events: June 19-21, 2015

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Weekend Events | 0 comments

Weekend Events: June 19-21, 2015

Happening All Weekend Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20 at 8 p.m., For its 7th season, Young Shakespeare, Austin Shakespeare’s teen company, will transform Richard Garriott de Cayeux’s outdoor Curtain Theatre into a magical forest for their production of the romantic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Featuring auditioned young actors performing Shakespeare’s most beautiful poetry. Tickets: Adult, $17 and youth under 12, $13.50. Richard Garriott de Cayeux’s outdoor Curtain...

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