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9 things you need to do in Austin this January

Published On 01/02/2015 Published On 01/02/2015
Burgess Meredith

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Jan 2-10

Austin Free Week Don’t forget about Free Week. What is it? Local talent playing at your favorite venues, all week, for FREE. Highlights include: Tia Carrera, Roger Sellers, Burgess Meredith, Residual Kid, Hundred Visions, John Wesley Coleman, and Flesh Lights. 

Multiple locations

Austin Free Week Multiple locations Don’t forget about Free Week. What is it? Local talent playing at your favorite venues, all week, for FREE. Highlights include: Tia Carrera, Roger Sellers, Burgess Meredith, Residual Kid, Hundred Visions, John Wesley Coleman, and Flesh Lights. 

Flickr/amy gizienski

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Event

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Jan 6-27

Bavarian Nights Every Tuesday in January, Hotel San Jose is celebrating winter with Bavarian Nights — warm signature cocktails, pretzels & mustard, German beers, polka music, and a fun backdrop of the Swiss alps.

Hotel San Jose

Bavarian Nights Hotel San Jose Every Tuesday in January, Hotel San Jose is celebrating winter with Bavarian Nights — warm signature cocktails, pretzels & mustard, German beers, polka music, and a fun backdrop of the Swiss alps.

Casa Brasil

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Event

Location

Jan 10 Sat

Up & Down Tour Get a behind-the-scenes view into the world of craft coffee and craft beer, courtesy of Casa Brasil Coffees and South Austin Brewing Company. Perfect for both novice- and industry-level aficionados.

Casa Brasil Coffees

Up & Down Tour Casa Brasil Coffees Get a behind-the-scenes view into the world of craft coffee and craft beer, courtesy of Casa Brasil Coffees and South Austin Brewing Company. Perfect for both novice- and industry-level aficionados.

Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling

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Event

Location

Jan 11 Sun

Ranger Creek beer dinner Get ready for Barley Swine’s first beer dinner of the year! They’ve teamed up with San Antonio brewery, Ranger Creek Brewing for this one. Stay tuned for pairing and reservation details as the events nears!

Barley Swine

Ranger Creek beer dinner Barley Swine Get ready for Barley Swine’s first beer dinner of the year! They’ve teamed up with San Antonio brewery, Ranger Creek Brewing for this one. Stay tuned for pairing and reservation details as the events nears!

Color Fun Fest

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Event

Location

Jan 11 Sun

Color Fun Fest 5K Run 5K, then celebrate at the finish with a rave — okay, so electronic dance music, the strongest black light on earth, and colored powder. That’s a rave, right?

Travis County Expo Center

Color Fun Fest 5K Travis County Expo Center Run 5K, then celebrate at the finish with a rave — okay, so electronic dance music, the strongest black light on earth, and colored powder. That’s a rave, right?

Flickr/tomask

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Event

Location

Jan 13 Tue

Anchorman Pub Run Event + Screening Celebrate the legend of Ron Burgundy and join us as we take a walk/run to a nearby news-worthy destination and enjoy a pint of local brew before heading back to watch the movie. Pub run participants will receive two tickets good for beer, soda, or popcorn once back at the theatre.

Stateside at the Paramount

Anchorman Pub Run Event + Screening Stateside at the Paramount Celebrate the legend of Ron Burgundy and join us as we take a walk/run to a nearby news-worthy destination and enjoy a pint of local brew before heading back to watch the movie. Pub run participants will receive two tickets good for beer, soda, or popcorn once back at the theatre.

Lenoir

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Event

Location

Jan 15 Thu

Jester King Beer Dinner South First gem Lenoir is doing a smoked bluegill risotto with caramelized kohlrabi, seaweed butter, and radicchio to go with Jester King's Snörkel -- a beer brewed with oyster mushrooms and alderwood-smoked sea salt. Holy smokes.

Lenoir

Jester King Beer Dinner Lenoir South First gem Lenoir is doing a smoked bluegill risotto with caramelized kohlrabi, seaweed butter, and radicchio to go with Jester King's Snörkel -- a beer brewed with oyster mushrooms and alderwood-smoked sea salt. Holy smokes.

Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Event

Location

Jan 18 Sun

Greenhouse Craft Food/Saint Arnold Brewing Beer Dinner Don’t miss this special five-course beer pairing dinner, showcasing seasonal beers from Saint Arnold Brewing and creative courses from Greenhouse Craft Food Executive Chef Rob Snow. Email to reserve a table.

Greenhouse Craft Food

Greenhouse Craft Food/Saint Arnold Brewing Beer Dinner Greenhouse Craft Food Don’t miss this special five-course beer pairing dinner, showcasing seasonal beers from Saint Arnold Brewing and creative courses from Greenhouse Craft Food Executive Chef Rob Snow. Email to reserve a table.

Flickr/zenitram

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Event

Location

Jan 31 Sat

KUTX 98.9 2nd birthday concert Come out and see Jenny Lewis, Tune-Yards, and Shakey Graves in honor of KUTX’s 2nd birthday.

Bass Concert Hall

KUTX 98.9 2nd birthday concert Bass Concert Hall Come out and see Jenny Lewis, Tune-Yards, and Shakey Graves in honor of KUTX’s 2nd birthday.