By  Emily Grant


We’re back with another day-to-day guide to help you make the most of February! We’ll be adding more events and activities as we find out about them, so be sure to check back if you find yourself in need of something to do.

Every Tuesday

Trivia Night At The Brass Tap

Test your knowledge and compete against your friends and other patrons for some super awesome prizes at Brass Tap’s Tuesday Night Trivia. This is a free event, therefore registration does not guarantee seating or access to the venue. Seating is first come, first served. Trivia starts at 8 p.m.

Every Thursday

Outdoor All Night Happy Hour At Rosewood

Every Thursday at Rosewood, enjoy all-night happy hour, featuring $3 off select cocktails and wine, $2 off draft beer, and $2 off select snacks.

Art + Music Night At The Cathedral

Art + Music Nights at The Cathedral are a safe haven for the community to listen to live music, sip margaritas, and shop local art from atxGALS. Socially distant private seatings are by reservation only for groups of up to six people per table or lounge.

Every Saturday

Poolside Yoga At Austin Proper

Revitalize your mind, body, and soul with Liz Davis and Swift Fit Events poolside at Austin Proper Hotel. Her intuitive 60-minute classes are designed to bring students back to their center—guiding them to a deeper level of physical and emotional awareness. The practice is intended for participants of all levels. Classes start at 10 a.m. and are $25.

New Braunfels Farmers Market

The emphasis of the New Braunfels Farmers Market is to improve access to local, healthy, affordable food that supports a food-secure community and local farmers, ranchers, and growers. It takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 186 S. Castell Ave., 78130.

February 4th

Texas Winter Night Drive-In Series Kick Off

Texas Winter Nights Drive-In Series is a stage, lights, audio, and video production showcase of top artists performing live music for multiple genres. The series taking place  February 4th – 6th and February 11th – 14th will feature a lineup of Jim Suhler, Jackson Taylor, Del Castillo, Mike Zito and His Big Blues Band, The Reverend Horton Heat, The Band of Heathens, Neal McCoy, and more. Local food vendors will be available, and the drive-in takes place at Carson Creek Ranch.

Roger Clyne Duo At Antone’s 

If rock and roll, thought-provoking lyrics, and tequila strike a chord with you, check our Roger Clyne Duo at Anotne’s on February 4th. They’ll be putting two shows at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Due to the intimacy of the show, Antone’s ask that you arrive on time. Table reservations will be relinquished 45 minutes after the show’s advertised start time.

February 5th

Meals On Wheels Volunteer Opportunity

Give back with Meals On Wheels while maintaining safety protocols. Meal deliveries happen 9 a.m. through noon and volunteers are given a quick training before meal pick-up begins. Pre-registration is required. Limited volunteer spots available.

Bummertown With The Lewd Dudes And Forever Miles At Far Out Lounge

If “upbeat, catchy melodies laced with harmonies and self-doubt” sounds like your cup of tea, head to Far Out on February 5th for a night of fun performances. Far Out’s backyard provides lots of room for distancing, and guests are encouraged to remain at their table unless using the restroom or ordering at the outdoor bar. There’s a $10 cover, and doors are at 7 p.m.

February 6th

Puppy Bowl With Austin Humane Society And Yard Bar

The Austin Humane Society’s beloved Puppy Bowl is going virtual in 2021! Fans will be able to enjoy all the fun from the comfort of their own homes, with opportunities to participate in virtual trivia and VIP perks. The funds raised by Puppy Bowl will help AHS care for countless puppies in the coming year. Throughout the event, you’ll meet some of their  available pups and learn more about how to adopt. The celebration will continue that afternoon at Yard Bar, where your pup can participate in a special photo booth (reservations required) to benefit the animals!

LGBTQ Resume Basics 

As an LGBTQ job-seeker, you may have specific questions about your resume, and the Center For LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research is here to help with their CLEAR Job Talk about LGBTQ Resume Basics. There are no one-size-fits-all answers to these questions, but they have a few ideas to share that may help you choose the best options for you in writing your resume. Come learn about resume writing do’s and don’ts from career coach Kyle Inselman. Virtual attendance is free but there is a $10 suggested donation.

Blunn Creek Work Day

The Blunn Creek Partnership is working on ecological restoration of the 38-acre Blunn Creek Nature Preserve. Volunteers are welcome to join one of the monthly workdays on the 1st Saturday of every month. Workdays will consist of cutting ligustrum and stacking it in a brush pile for chipping. Parking is available along 1200 St Edwards Dr. Meet promptly at 8:30 a.m. as it is a short hike to the working location.

February 7th

The Super Bowl

Check out our list of takeout specials here.

Doc’s Drag-In Theatre

One of our favorite drive-in theaters, Doc’s Drive-In, is hosting a drive-in drag show in support of Nadine Hughes, who is in ICU. There will be 15 performers prior to the movie and all tips to the Queens will go to support her. A screening of The Wizard Of Oz will take place immediately after the show. Doors are at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.

Cause For Paws Tattoopalooza With Arthouse Tattoo And APA!

ArtHouse Tattoo Austin announces its 19th Cause for Paws Tattoopalooza event in partnership with Austin Pets Alive! Come get inked for a cause, and help spread some furry love throughout the Austin community. All profits from the event will be donated directly to Austin Pet’s Alive!

Make And Take: A Cheese And Charcuterie Board By Central Market

Central Market’s experts will provide insight into the cheeses, salumi, and tasty accompaniments while showing you how to create a spectacular presentation during this Make And Take Charcuterie class. You will have a chance to follow their lead or go rouge by creating your own edible masterpiece with the ingredients provided. In either case, you’ll create an Instagram-worthy board to enjoy during the big game this afternoon and take your edible work of art with you at the end. It’s $65 a person and starts at 11 a.m.

Brush Lettering – Valentine’s Edition With Creative Box Studios

In this Brush Lettering Class, calligrapher Steph Ivelisse covers the tools and techniques you need to get started brush lettering so you can make your own gorgeous valentines. Steph will teach you how to hold your brush, basic strokes, alphabet writing and different styles of lettering. The class is $55 and comes with all the necessary supplies.

February 8th

Antonelli’s Cheese And Mocktail Pairings

During Antonelli’s Cheese ands Mocktail Pairing class, you’ll be talking through and tasting three different featured Seedlip craft mocktails, each paired with two cheeses (for a total of six cheeses). Plus, they’ll throw in some other food pairing bites like jams and fruits. The virtual class is $50 and starts at 6:30 p.m.

February 10th

Public Picnic At Barr Mansion

Bring the kids, your puppy dog, or char some s’mores over an open fire at Barr Mansion’s Public Picnic. There will be lots of adult fun too with cocktails on hand and live music from their favorite local musicians. Reservations and food orders are required.

Romance Movie Night At Central Machine Works

Central Machine Works will be showing 10 Things I Hate About You at 7 p.m. followed by Romeo and Juliet at 9 p.m. for free in their beergarden. There will be free popcorn and reverse happy hour from 9 p.m. until midnight.

Galentine’s DIY Grazing Platter Virtual Workshop

Join Colette, the founder and creator behind Cultured Grazing Company from the comfort of your home as she guides you and your closest gal’s through her one of a kind Grazing Platter Method. Featuring Cultured Grazing Co’s newest product, The DIY Grazing Platter Kit, this event will take place over Zoom on Wednesday, February 10th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Attendees can opt to pick up the supplies directly or for a shopping list to purchase the supplies themselves.

February 11th

Kady Rain And Glass Shadows At Meanwhile Brewing

Meanwhile Brewing continues their live music series with Kady Rain and Glass Shadows! As usual, the show will be a seated, outdoor event, with masks required. All ages welcome.

Science Under The Stars – COVID-19 In Austin

In this Science Under The Stars presentation, you’ll explore some reasons for one ZIP code to have more COVID-19 infections than another via a live online lecture and Q&A with the speaker. Science Under the Stars is a free public outreach lecture series and they encourage you to participate outdoors under the stars in your backyard!

February 12th

Ultimate Galentine’s Drive-In Event 

The Ultimate Drive-In is hosting an Ultimate Valentine’s Date Night Drive-In Weekend, starting with Galentine’s Day! Get your girls and come out to the drive-in for a showing of Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids. Use code LOVE21 to get their sweet Valentine’s bundle, including popcorn and a special treat. BYOB!

Black History Month Poetry Night

Join The Word Is Write for their Black History Poetry Night in celebration of Black History Month. Enjoy 14 featured poets, artists, and comedians for 10 minute sets, and no open mic. Come to listen, share love and light! The Zoom link will be available 15 minutes before the show starts at 6 p.m.

February 13th

Valentine’s Igloo Pop-Up

Book Posh Picnic’s Igloo Pop-Up for a unique and romantic experience this Valentine’s Day. Music will be playing, the pool will be lit up, and the fire will be blazing! Enjoy a candlelit picnic in a cozy igloo then take in the city skyline while sitting fireside with your special someone. ⁣Included in your pop-up experience is wine⁣, a hand crafted charcuterie board, an assortment of Brazilian truffles, and a special Valentine’s Day treat from @thegalletashop. The cost is $495 for 2-8 guests.  ⁣

atxGALS Galentine’s Day Pop-Up At The Cathedral

Grab your gals and join atxGALS for their 5th Annual Galentine’s Art Show! Shop art by nine local women artists, sip on complimentary margaritas from Dulce Vida Tequila and listen to live music by local musicians. Taking an intimate approach to their usual art pop-up, the event will kick off Saturday, February 13th and will run through Sunday, February 14th.

William Chris Vineyards: Virtual Wine And Chocolate Tasting

William Chris Vineyards and Lost Draw Cellars are teaming up together for their Virtual Wine And Chocolate Tasting to give participants an at home tasting experience on February 13th. William Chris will send participants four bottles of wine and include a six-pack of locally crafted hand selected chocolates from Wiseman House Chocolates, to pair with each wine. The wine pack costs $130 and participants must order by February 9th at 5 p.m. to receive their order in time for the virtual tasting with the winemaker.

February 14th

Valentine’s Day

View our full Valentine’s Day Round-Up here.

Paint A Frida Kahlo With Creative Box Studios

Learn how to paint a Frida Kahlo portrait using acrylic with artist Anna Swanson! Anna will teach you how to draw a face with proper proportions, sketch hairstyles and florals, and choose colors before you paint, layer hues, and add a background to the final piece. The class is $99 with all the necessary materials provided or provide your own for $55. 

February 15th

Donate Blood, Get Free Girl Scout Cookies 

Today is the last day that We Are Blood is teaming up with the Girl Scouts of Central Texas to offer people who donate blood, platelets, or convalescent plasma a free box of Girl Scout Cookies. Appointments required.

Intro Into Fiction: A 10-Week Class

Intro Into Fiction is a 10-week creative writing course led by Natalie Grigson for writers anywhere, of any experience level that takes place Monday nights from 7 – 9:30. p.m. February 15th – April 19th. You’ll learn how to become an expert at writing a compelling plot for a story, create rich, developed characters, backstory, and dialogue, and master the art of description, details, and showing.

February 16th

Texas Stars Vs. San Jose Barracudas

The Texas Stars game kicks off at 7 p.m. at the H-E-B Center. For the Stars complete schedule, visit, or download their printable schedule here. For more information about the Texas Stars and H-E-B Center safety protocols, please visit

February 17th

Public Picnic At Barr Mansion

Bring the kids, your puppy dog, or char some s’mores over an open fire at Barr Mansion’s Public Picnic. There will be lots of adult fun too with cocktails on hand and live music from their favorite local musicians. Reservations and food orders are required.

Schitt’s Creek Trivia Night At Hotel Vegas

Hotel Vegas is back with live trivia! They’ve got plenty of space for social distancing and are bringing you a great night of spread out trivia. Make sure that at least one player on your team has a fully charged phone. This quiz will be played electronically, so no answer sheets have to be exchanged. It’s free to play and there will be drink specials and prizes!

Signups start at 7 p.m., and the quiz at 7:30 p.m.

February 19th

Ground Floor Standup Comedy At Hotel Vegas

Ground Floor has been hosted by Hotel Vegas for nearly five years and has maintained only the highest quality in what Austin has to offer in stand up comedy. Come out to the safe and socially distanced patio of Hotel Vegas and enjoy sets from Sawyer Stull, Andrew Murphy, Zac Brooks, Angelina Martin, and more.

Virtual Cooking School Class: Black History Month Presented By Central Market

During this one hour, live, virtual cooking school class, you’ll spend virtual time with the acclaimed Chef Marcus Samuelsson, who will teach you to make a simple but delicious meal. While your chicken is roasting in the oven, the Chef will discuss his inspiration for The Rise, his newly released cookbook, and some of the talented Black chefs who are featured in it.

February 20th

Make A Wish Central And South Texas – A Night Of Wishes

Join The Make A Wish Foundation’s Night Of Wishes on February 20th at 7 p.m. for an extraordinary evening to remember safely from the comfort of your own home or at our in-person event. Whether you are tuning in from home or joining them in-person, they are bringing the magic and wonder right to you with food, drinks, and a virtual program featuring a silent and live auction, and perhaps a few hope inspiring surprises along the way.

APA! Palentine’s Day 5K

Mark your calendar for February 20th, because you’re invited to join Swift Fit Events and Austin Pet’s Alive! to run/walk APA!’s annual Palentine’s 5K in your neighborhood, the green belt, a trail — anywhere you can be safe and socially distanced. Registration costs $30 and includes a limited edition Palentine’s 5K T-shirt, as well as TBA giveaways and inclusions.

February 21st

Cocktail Creation And Mixology 101 At Rosevelt Room

Head to the Rosevelt Room for this two-hour introductory Mixology 101 course and learn about the five basic components of a cocktail, proper technique for mixing drinks, and the many methods utilized by the pros for creating original recipes. During the course, each attendee will create a new signature cocktail, utilizing ingredients readily available at home or in the store, using our five component cocktail creation guide. Tickets start at $40 for virtual attendance or $85 for in-person!

Margarita Sippin’: Virtual Chocolate Tasting With Delysia Chocolatier

Join Delysia Chocolatier in celebration of National Margarita Day for a tequila infused virtual chocolate tasting influenced by unique twists on the classic margarita. The tasting starts at 4 p.m. and its $24.95.

February 22nd

Friends Trivia At Growler USA

Growler USA will be hosting the most exciting Friends Trivia event to ever occur in Austin since Monica and Rachel lost their apartment to Joey and Chandler back in Season 4. Bunny up to Growler USA on Monday, February 22nd at 7 p.m. for five unique and challenging rounds of questions. Reservations required.

February 23rd

Make And Take: Asian Dumpling At Central Market

At Central Market’s Make And Take Class you’ll sample a variety of dumplings as their instructors offer tips on steaming, frying and boiling these bite-sized morsels. The fillings and wrappers will be ready and waiting. As the instructors guide you, your nimble fingers will fill and fold and create several dipping sauces. For ages 16 and up. Class starts at 6:30 p.m. and is $65.

February 24th

Dance Movie Night At Central Machine Works

Central Machine Works will be showing Flash Dance at 7 p.m. followed by Saturday Night Fever at 9 p.m. for free in their beergarden. There will be free popcorn and reverse happy hour from 9 p.m. until midnight.

February 25th

Comedy Night At Butterfly Bar

Comedy Night at Butterfly Bar starts at 8:30 p.m.and is free to attend (donations encouraged). The night will feature local comics and live music!

Birds, Bubbles, And Blues At Geraldine’s 

Join Geraldine’s for Birds, Bubbles, and Blues from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. for a signature night of blues music, fried chicken, and champagne centric beverage offerings.

February 27th

Emily Wolfe With Little Fangs At Empire

Rock and roll with Emily Wolf and Little Fangs at Empire Control Room at 8 p.m. Reserve a table for 8 people starting at $150.

Jugglefest Pandemic Public Show

Texas Juggling Society, in place of their 28th annual Austin Jugglefest, will be streaming a Pandemic Public Show including international circus artists from New Zealand, Australia, Italy, Argentina and the USA. The show will happen on Feb 27th at 7:30 p.m. Stream the show and find more about the artists here.

February 28th

Dimension Gallery: Polarity

Today is the last day to catch Polarity at Dimension Gallery. This installation by Colin McIntyre balances subtle extremes of light and sound. Polarity features a constructed setting that’s a rhomboid chamber of red on red. Into this incarnadine vault the sculptor has engineered neon light and sound that plays through cymatic devices to oscillate fluids at the frequency of a specific tone.


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