Seek refuge from the first weekend of South by Southwest and take your kite out to soar in the endless blue sky of the Hill Country, where you can fly it with dozens of others.
Even if you don’t win one of the contests — with prizes for the Most Creative and Best Homemade Kites, judged and announced at 4 p.m. — you’ll still get to enjoy a Treaty Oak cocktail and a full menu of food, including charcuterie and sandwiches, on the spacious grounds of the distillery.
Celebrate a year fueled by coffee and beer at Red Horn’s Unoversary party, which will kick off bright and early Saturday morning — after Friday festivities as well — with live music from Joanna Lee, Indian and the Jones, Parker Bradley and more.
The highlight of the day, however, is going to be the beers, which include special releases like Unoversary Smash, You Be Forty Barrel-Aged Belgian Red and the Vanilla Whiskey Barrel Suburban Ninja.
Amy Herzog’s “4000 Miles” centers around 21-year-old Leo, who seeks solace with his 91-year-old grandmother Vera in her West Village apartment after suffering a major loss on a cross–country bike trip.
Over the course of a single month, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder and ultimately reach each other in a touching play that explores how two outsiders find their way in today’s world.
There is no performance on Easter Sunday.
Details: Opens 8 p.m. Friday. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunda through April 2. $15-$30. Howson Hall, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4700 Grover Ave.main.org/diffstages/inded.html.
Now that spring is in full swing, Round Rock is bringing back a fourth season of live music in the heart of the town. The series, which started last week on Texas Independence Day, returns for 12 more weeks with the country-folk group Lost and Nameless on Wednesday. Other upcoming shows will feature Charles Thibodeaux and the Austin Cajun Aces, Huck and the Jackknives and Hello Wheels.
Pack a picnic or visit a downtown restaurant for carry-out. The Svante’s Stuffed Burger food truck is also onsite.
This exhibit is the first major museum survey to examine, within a historical context, the art that emerged in this pivotal decade — and it might be the first because many of us are still coming to terms with the 1990s as a piece of history.
Nonetheless, the show displays the work of 45 U.S. artists — including Donald Moffett, Catherine Opie and Frances Stark — with installations, videos, paintings, sculpture, drawing, prints, photography and early Internet art.
Details: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. $5-$9; free on Thursdays. 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 512-471-7324, blantonmuseum.org.