'La La Land' in concert, 'Jaws' on the water and 9 other things to do in and around Northwest Austin this weekend, June 29-July 2

Jaws On the Water returns to Austin on June 30.

Jaws On the Water returns to Austin on June 30.

Here are some events happening this weekend in and around Northwest Austin.

THURSDAY


1. Learn Indian folk dances

The Asian American Resource Center hosts a family-friendly Indian dance workshop with Parul Mehta from the Navrus School of Performing Arts. The class teaches Kathak—Indian storytelling—as well as folk dances from India. Mehta also discusses the increasing influence of Bollywood on U.S. culture. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. 8401 Cameron Road, Austin. www.facebook.com/events/310326689426158

2. Combine beer and comedy at The Domain

Live at The Domain is a monthly comedy event hosted at the Brass Tap at The Domain. Thursday’s event features comics Chad Fisher, Austen Silver, Hector Sifuentes and Dana Gutierrez, and it is hosted by Ivan Garcia. 9 p.m. Free entry. 10910 Domain Drive, Ste. 120, Austin. www.facebook.com/liveatthedomain

3. Summer Flight Nights kick off at Easy Tiger

Beginning this week, Easy Tiger hosts a Flight Night every Thursday. This week it kicks off the series with a $10 flight of Dogfish Head, which includes a Festina Peche, SeaQuench Ale, 60 Minute IPA and 120 Minute IPA. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Free entry. 709 E. Sixth St., Austin. http://easytigeraustin.com

FRIDAY


4. Listen to "La La Land" in concert

The Austin Symphony Orchestra performs the award-winning film score written by Justin Hurwitz at the Long Center for Performing arts. 8 p.m. $39. 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin. http://thelongcenter.org/event/la-la-land-concert

5. Watch “Jaws” while floating in Lake Travis

Birth.Movies.Death. Events’ Jaws On the Water event returns to Lake Travis on Friday night. Guests can go to the lake to relax in an inner tube while watching the film “Jaws.”  Co-hosted by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and FandangoNOW, the event ticket includes an inner tube, access to the Volente Beach Water Park, the film screening, an “explosive finale” and the chance to be startled by scuba divers. 6 p.m. $55. Beachside Billy’s, 16107 FM 2769, Austin. http://birthmoviesdeath.com/event/jaws-on-the-water

6. Learn to salsa dance

The Austin Uptown Dance studio invites beginners to its dance party Friday night. Beginners can attend a workshop hosted by Eric Johnson for $17 directly before a Latin dancing night at the studio. 6:45 p.m. (workshop), 7:30-10 p.m. (dance). $7 (dance only). 8868 Research Blvd., Austin. www.austinuptowndance.com/event/salsa-dance-with-uptown/?instance_id=14290

SATURDAY


7. Create a magical wand

Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter with the Worthwich School, which hosts wand-making workshops. Participants may bring their own core—a narrow item of magical significance that can fit inside the wand. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $30. Dragon’s Lair Austin, 2438 W. Anderson Lane, Ste. B-1, Austin. www.facebook.com/worthwichschool

8. Live music at The Domain

Local band Landers/Marshall performs on the outdoor stage outside the iPic Theater throughout Saturday afternoon. There are also food trucks and beverages sold by the Brass Tap. 2-5 p.m. Free admission. 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Austin. www.facebook.com/events/1436889689723827

9. Tour the Women’s Center of Texas

Expectant parents can take a tour of St. David's Women's Center of Texas and learn what the facility has to offer. The tour includes information to help attendees prepare for childbirth. The tour can take from 45 minutes to an hour. 10-11 a.m. Free. 12221 N. MoPac, Austin. https://stdavids.secure.ehc.com

SUNDAY


10. Visit the Bob Bullock Museum for free

Hosted by H-E-B, families can explore the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at no cost every first Sunday of the month. Special family programs from noon-3 p.m. combine art creation, exploration stations and gallery activities. For Fourth of July weekend, activities include hat-creating for the museum’s parade and songwriting. Noon-5 p.m. Free admission. 1800 Congress Ave., Austin. www.facebook.com/events/216904835490371

11. Worth the drive: Ryan Bingham at New Braunfels

Texan Ryan Bingham plays his second show at the Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels Sunday night. He performs along with Steve Earle and Austin-based band Jamestown Revival. 7 p.m.-midnight. $15 (parking), $32.33-$960.74 (tickets). 11860 FM 306, New Braunfels. www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1428871?utm_source=fbTfly&utm_medium=ampOfficialEvent


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