Attend benefits and peruse the People's Gallery exhibit: 4 things for South Austinites to do this weekend

St. Elmo Brewing and Spokesman are hosting a benefit show Sunday for the Paw Raw Studio that burned down in January.

St. Elmo Brewing and Spokesman are hosting a benefit show Sunday for the Paw Raw Studio that burned down in January.

Art shows and benefits are just a few of the events happening in South Austin this weekend, Feb.23-25.

Friday-Saturday, Feb. 23-24
Support Austin Oaks Church Mothers of Preschoolers groups at ABC Sale

Southwest Austin’s Largest Consignment Sale will last two days and include options for high quality, low cost items such as furniture, gently used clothes, toys, electronics and more. A half-price sale will take place Saturday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds of this sale help to offset the expenses of the Austin Oaks Church Mothers of Preschoolers groups. Free to attend.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Austin Oaks Church, 4220 Monterey Oaks Blvd, Austin. 512-891-1600.

Friday, Feb. 23

Community invited to People’s Gallery opening reception
The 14th annual People’s Gallery exhibition kicks off Friday with a reception featuring an array of paintings, sculptures, drawings and other media by 102 Austin area artists. The People’s Gallery is designed to showcase the work of regional artists and to encourage public dialogue, understanding, and enjoyment of visual art. The exhibition runs through Oct. 26. Free.

6-9 p.m. Austin City Hall, 301 W. 2nd Street, Austin.

SOUTHTOWN band returns to South Austin
The Pop/funk outfit will take over the stage at Moontower Saloon playing electrified versions of popular radio hits from artists such Bruno Mars, Prince, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake and more. The venue includes full-bar options, food trucks, indoor and outdoor seating and free parking. Free.
8 p.m. Moontower Saloon, 10212 Manchaca Road, Austin. 512-712-5661.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Contribute to Raw Paw Studio recovery benefit

The Raw Paw Studio was a victim of arson in January after someone broke in and burned the studio down. The fire destroyed everything inside the studio including artworks, printing equipment, supplies, merchandise and more. St. Elmo Brewing Company and Spokesman Coffee are hosting a benefit show featuring art, live music and food and drinks. Proceeds will benefit the Raw Paw Studio recovery fund. Free to attend but donations are suggested.

7 p.m.-midnight. St. Elmo Brewing Company and Spokesman Coffee (The Yard), 440 E. St. Elmo Road, Austin. 737-300-1965.


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