Taste of North Austin, Moonlight Margarita Run and other things for Northwest Austinites to do this weekend, June 8-11

Maudieu2019s Moonlight Margarita Run andnParty begins Thursday atnthe former Seaholm Power Plant in downtown Austin.

Maudieu2019s Moonlight Margarita Run andnParty begins Thursday atnthe former Seaholm Power Plant in downtown Austin.

Here are some events happening over the next several days in and around Northwest Austin.

THURSDAY


1. 5K offers run, then dinner
Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party starts from a new location this year at the former Seaholm Power Plant. After the 5K race, attendees can have margaritas and dinner by Maudie’s Tex-Mex. 8 p.m. $35 (race), $70 (party). Walter Seaholm Drive. www.thetrailfoundation.org/mmr

2. Republic of Texas Biker Rally
The annual motorcycle rally will roll through Austin until Sunday. Activities begin Thursday with live music. On Friday, a motorcycle parade takes place on Congress Avenue from Cesar Chavez Street to 11th Street. There are other attractions throughout the event, such as custom motorcycle contests, flat-track racing and stunt shows. Times vary by event. $69. Travis County Exposition Center, 7311 Decker Lane. www.rotrally.com 

FRIDAY


3. 'Moana' film screening
The Asian American Resource Center hosts a film screening of Disney's "Moana," as well as children's arts and craft activities. The event is open to all ages. 6:30-9 p.m. Free. Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road. 512-974-1700. www.austintexas.gov/aarc

SATURDAY


4. Annual food event on tap
Taste of North Austin offers samples of food and drinks from North Austin establishments, live music and children’s entertainment. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $20 (VIP pass available for additional $15). The Domain II, 3225 Amy Donovan Plaza. 512-873-8099. www.simon.com/mall/the-domain

5. Participants rappel down a skyscraper for a cause
Participants in the Over the Edge for Make-A-Wish rappel down 38 stories of the W Austin Hotel in support of Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas. The event continues through Sunday. Times vary. Free (spectating). W Austin Hotel, 200 Lavaca St. 512-329-9474, ext.103. www.austinovertheedge.com

SUNDAY


6. Cool House Tour features innovative design, tech
Tour new and remodeled homes featuring climate-responsive design, solar technology and rainwater systems. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $20-$25. Various locations. www.coolhousetour.com


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