7 fun things to do in Austin this weekend: June 4-6
Refresh yourself and indulge your sweet tooth at the Inaugural AffogatoFest
Greater Goods Coffee Company is launching its first AffogatoFest this Friday at 2 p.m. With live music, an array of local vendors, and outdoor games, each ticket includes a creamy scoop of Gati vegan coconut milk ice cream with your choice of matcha or espresso poured on top. Greater Goods will donate $ 2 to Asian American Advancing Justice for every ticket sold – reserve yours here. Friday, 2501 E. Fifth St.
Treat yourself to a 17-course meal
Osome kicks off the summer with a weekly pop-up series featuring an assortment of authentic Japanese dishes. This Friday, chefs Michael Carranza and John Cogong bring their classic Omakase experience, which includes 17 nigiri-rich dishes, at the Cathedral. Tickets are limited. Reserve yours here. Friday, 2403 E. 16th St.
Celebrate ‘Cinco de Junio’ and buy local
The Austin Flea is teaming up with Swoop House to celebrate June 5th. Shop for Texan-style decorations, plants, local artwork, jewelry, and more while listening to live music and munching on De Nada tacos. Need your weekend fix of tequila? 512 Tequila will be on hand with drinks to benefit the rescue dogs at the SAFE Refuge of Central Texas. Saturday, 3012 Gonzales St.
Head to Dripping Springs for the Dreamland Music and Art Festival
Tap into your artistic side at DreamFest, Dreamland’s premier music and art festival, where live musical performances by Carolyn Wonderland, Del Castillo, Zach Price and more will be featured in the beer garden and art market on site will present 35 artists from various mediums. The main event is free, but $ 1 tickets will grant access to balloon art, face painting, henna tattoos, and a petting zoo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 2770 US-290, Dripping Springs
Painting a mural for pride
In honor of Pride Month, the Austin Public Library and the Dougherty Center for the Arts are hosting a community mural event to celebrate the city’s vibrant LGBTQ community. All supplies will be provided and groups of no more than three are encouraged to participate. Although the event takes place every Saturday in June, the location for this weekend is the Ruiz Branch Austin Public Library. Book your painting niche here. Saturday, 1600, boul.
Register for the 26th Annual Austin Pond and Garden Tour
The Austin Pond Society’s annual charity event features a tour of the city’s pond and garden, offering all ticket holders a day filled with jaw-dropping waterfalls, pristine gardens and beautiful koi carp . Saturday’s tour will cover the South Austin Ponds, while Sunday’s tour will take guests further north. Register for the two-day event here. From Saturday to Sunday, the locations vary
Stretch and Sweat in Riley’s Rooftop Yoga Class
Located on the roof of the Riley, Black Swan Yoga and Austin Private Yoga collaborate every Sunday at 10:30 am to teach yoga. Rain or shine, this outdoor yoga class proves that there are no excuses when it comes to exercise. To buy tickets here. Sunday, 315 Lavaca Street.