“Spring Into April” Events 2011

April 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Welcome to one of my favorite months in Austin! From music to art to food and festivals, there is so much to do and see! Get outdoors and enjoy Austin before the summer sun gets the best of us!

West Side Story, at Bass Concert Hall, Austin, TX April 1, 8:00pm More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it’s back, and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story of all time.

Austin Art Alliance: Downtown’s Art Festival, April 2nd & 3rd (10am-6pm) (11am-6pm)

Reflecting our city’s vibrant creative energy, downtown Austin’s art festival is set against streets, plazas and green spaces where the award-winning Austin City Hall rests on the banks of Lady Bird Lake. A gateway for many, a beloved tradition for others, Art City Austin is a temporary art utopia where curious and delightful discoveries await! Join us in the heart of the 2ND Street District to celebrate art Austin-style! Artists, live music, local eats, a Kid’s Block and so much more.

The Dinner Detective, at Courtyard by Marriott- Convention Center, 
Saturday, Apr 2 6:15p Price: 59.95 Phone: (800) 421-7305 With origins in Chicago and Los Angeles, THE DINNER DETECTIVE is the premiere interactive murder mystery dinner show experience. By hiding our actors among the customers, everyone is a suspect in this thrilling and hilarious evening out. Group discounts available! Admission includes 4 Course Meal, Dinner Show, and more! 

Scavenger Dash is Coming to Austin! at Downtown Austin Sunday, Apr 3 12:00p to 4:00p Price: $99 per team of 2 until 3/20, $120 until 3/30, $130 
(cash only) till race day. 
Phone: (602) 751-3403 Scavenger Dash is a wildly fun urban adventure that is as much adventure race as it is scavenger hunt. Compare it to The Amazing Race, but on a local level, where anyone can participate! 
This incredible experience consists of teams of two that will solve clues, travel to local points of interest, and complete fun challenges while discovering the city in a whole new way. All participants are encouraged to stick around for the fun party atmosphere and camaraderie after the event. http://www.scavengerdash.com/aus.html


Tim McGraw at Frank Erwin Center

April 9, 7:00p

Austin Restaurant Week
April 10-13, and April 17-20.

Austin Restaurant Week is a celebration of dining in Austin and of Austin’s amazing Culinary Arts. Participants are given the opportunity to dine at the finest establishments throughout the city, ranging from $10 – $15 for lunch and $25 – $35 for dinner for a three-course pre-fixe menu. Make your reservations here to start begin your Austin Restaurant Week experience for both lunch and for dinner. Peruse this site to find the stellar list of restaurants, and start making your plans for Austin Restaurant Week today!

Kings of Leon, Frank Erwin Center
April 12, 8:00pm

Texas Rollergirls 2011 Season Bouts, 
at Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX
Sunday, Apr 17 5:00p Price: $10 – $25
We’re excited to announce that we are moving into the Austin Convention Center for the 2011 season. The move from Playland Skate Center will roughly triple capacity, increase visibility for the organization, and enable the league to enhance the fan experience. 
In addition to regular season bouts, the Texas Rollergirls also skate in exhibition games and interstate competitions and are available for public appearances.  

Austin Reggae Festival 2011, at Auditorium Shores, Austin, TX 
Monday, Apr 18 3:00p This celebration of spring brings together incredible music, tasty foods, arts and crafts, plus premium people-watching at one of the city’s most popular outdoor venues.
A portion of ticket proceeds benefit the Capital Area Food Bank. In 2010, funds and food raised at the Austin Reggae Festival provided meals for more than 690,000 hungry families throughout the Central Texas region.

The Portable Sun, At the Dragonfly Gallory at Rosedale
April 28, 6:00p Advanced photography workshorp by Nat. Geo. photographer Raul Touzon


Lake Travis Springfest

April 30th

SpringFest is the BIGGEST time in the smallest town held at the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, Texas. SpringFest has something for everyone whether it’s live music you’re looking for, browsing for a new boat, unique shopping and KidZone, we’ve got it all


Eeyores 48th Annual Birthday Party

April 30th 11 am At Pease Park, LIVE MUSIC from 12 noon to 6 p.m

About Katy

I am a 4th generation Austinite and a 3rd generation REALTOR with West Austin Properties. I specialize in buyer representation and would love to help you buy, sell or lease a home! Contact me for any of your real estate needs at Katy@WestAustin.com!