Looking for ways to get moving, be social, and explore Austin with other like-minded people 50+? Look no further! Here are fun, active, and social events happening around Austin in August 2022.
Keep Austin Active Reoccurring Events
[FREE] Tuesdays at 7:30 AM: Great Hills Neighborhood Trail Hike [FREE] Thursdays at 7:30 AM: Brushy Creek Trail Hike
[FREE] Thursdays at 11:30 AM: Member Meet-up (Indoors or Via Zoom)
[FREE] Thursdays at 6:30 PM: Central / South Austin Hike at Town Lake Trail
[FREE] Thursdays at. 6:30 PM: North Austin Hike at Brushy Creek Park *To see all these Keep Austin Active Facebook group events and more (as well as RSVP), follow this link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/keepaustinactive/events/
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Austin & Surrounding Areas Community Events
All Month Long – Friday Strings at the Springs 8-10PM at Barton Springs Pool (Suggested donation)
Enjoy a hike, live music, and short meditation with award-winning Austin violinist Will Taylor. Schedule is as follows: 8-9 Music walk on hike and bike trail; 9-915 Cold plunge in free swim; 915-950pm Night Music healing on grass. Suggested donation of $30-50/person, but we always allow sliding scale if that’s challenging.
Location: 906 Azie Morton Rd, Austin, TX 78704 (Back Entrance to Barton Springs, under the big tree)
For more details and to purchase tickets, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/strings-at-the-springs-tickets-370611518027
All Month Long – Wednesday Yoga Flow with Erika (FREE)
Guided Breath Yoga Flow. This yoga class will link your movements to your breath in a flowing sequence practice. Practice sun salutations, find balance and peace. All levels are welcome! Instructor: Erika Del Valle, Certified Yoga Instructor (and also stellar PTA with Natural Fit Therapy!).
Lamar Senior Activity Center – 2874 Shoal Crest Ave, Austin, TX 78705
Call the LSAC to register: 512-978-2480
Saturday, August 6th & 7th – 56th Annual Salado Arts Festival (FREE)
Meet more than 60 artists from all over Texas at this family friendly event. Stroll among an array of talented artists who create stunning ceramics, outstanding illustrations & drawings, beautiful jewelry creations, original paintings, inspiring photography, sculptures large and small, colorful stained glass, modern shades of textiles and more! During this weekend event, hear live music wafting from the grand gazebo as you stroll among the artists. And be sure to save room for a taste of delicious fare served up by a variety of food trucks on site!
Location: Salado Civic Center – 601 N. Main Street, Salado, TX 78571
Website: www.Salado.com Thursday, August 11th 6-10PM – Craft & Cars in Pflugerville Got a sweet ride or a love for amazing cars? Then join us for our second Craft and Cars event! Look forward to seeing some sweet classics and new exotics and everything in between.
Location: The Growler Bar and Kitchen – 1300 FM 685 STE 100, Pflugerville, TX 78660
Saturday, August 6th 9AM – 4PM – Round Rock Market Days
Bring the family out to our Round Rock Market Days. Amazing live music, shopping with local small businesses and great downtown restaurants are what to expect attending our market.
Location: Prete Plaza – 221 East Main St. Round Rock, TX 78664
More info: https://www.facebook.com/roundrockmarketdays
Friday, August 12th through Sunday August 14th – Austin Home and Garden Show ($5)
The Austin Home + Garden Show returns to the Austin Convention Center, August 12-14, 2022. Join us for three days of home improvement inspiration!
Location: Austin Convention Center – 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701
Tickets (use code FBOOK for a discount): https://austinfallhomeandgardenshow.mpetickets.com/?disc=FBOOK
Saturday, August 20th 7-10PM – Funk Night at Spirit of Texas Brewstillery (FREE)
Grab your dancin’ shoes and a couple friends for a night of fun, funk and dancing! DJ Fern is stepping back in time for some funky jams that will keep you grooving all night! Free Admission & Family Friendly.
Location: Spirit of Texas Brewstillery – 1715 Dalshank St. Pflugerville, TX 78660
Website: https://spiritoftx.com/eventsSaturday, August 20th 10AM – 12PM: Beginner Macrame Plant Hanger Class ($65)
Elevate your plant game (literally) and learn how to make your own bright and happy plant hangers in this 2-hour beginner macrame class!
In this workshop, you will learn how to begin a macrame piece, practice several different macrame knots that form the building blocks of macrame, choose your cord color and add beads to your macrame to make it uniquely yours, and leave with a finished plant hanger, and the know-how to design and create more pieces on your own.
Location: CRAFT – 916 Springdale Rd, Austin, TX 78702
Sunday, August 21st 10AM – 1PM: Round Rock Car Show
The Round Rock Police Officers Association and the City of Round Rock are pleased to host the return of the popular Round Rock Car Show. This is a family friendly car show, no loud music or drag/street racing allowed. Everyone is welcome and there is NO CHARGE to attend or to show your collector, classic, favorite, sport, antique, etc…car or truck.
Location: 2002 Harrell Parkway, Round Rock, TX 78664
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/458164599087207/
Saturday, August 27th – Sunday August 28th – Austin Train Show ($8)
Over 25,000 square feet of model railroading – fun for the whole family! Operating Model and Lego Railroads, All Scales, Dozens of Vendors, Buy and Sell.
Win a complete model railroad & other great prizes in our Raffle and ride the train on the Kiddie Express. Self-Guided Area Model Railroad Tour.
Location: Palmer Events Center
Sunday, August 28th 8AM – 12PM – Cars and Coffee at Circuit of the Americas
One of Texas’s biggest car meetups is back! Cars and Coffee Austin is fun for the whole family with an eclectic showing of Texas’s finest automobiles. Classics, racecars, exotics, hot rods, muscle cars, tuners, off-roaders, JDM, alternative energy — you name it, they’re here.
Cars and Coffee presented by Drive Coffee is a free event for spectators on select Sundays this summer at Circuit of The Americas. If you’d like to be in the show, please register for $10 and park in COTA’s Lot A.
Location: Circuit of the Americas – 9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd Austin, TX 78617
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