Step out of your comfort zone without ever leaving your community this weekend with these five local events. From family-friendly to adult-only activities, there is something for everyone. Whether you would rather go to brunch or watch cardboard boats race, here’s the inside scoop on what to do this weekend.
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Sept. 17: Zane Helberg “Live from Rehab”
Do you love dark humor? This may be the comedy show of your dreams. Zane Helberg’s “Live from Rehab” is a nationwide solo tour in partnership with the Gooden Center, a nonprofit that focuses on recovering addicts—for whom Helberg loves performing. The show at Any Length Retreat is open to the public, and reviews suggest Helberg’s wild humor makes the show a must-see. Tickets sold here.
Any Length Retreat, 15401 Cameron Road, Pflugerville.
Sept. 18: Brunch and Gospel Concert at Spirit of Texas
Snag a ticket for Saturday brunch at the beloved Spirit of Texas "brewstillery," which includes the price of your meal and admission to see a live performance from Mizta Que and the Gospel Gumbo Band. Catered by Chef Tish, the menu boasts a variety of meats, eggs, potatoes, grits and biscuits.
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 18.
Spirit of Texas Brewstillery, 1715 Dalshank St., Pflugerville.
Sept. 18: Latino Heritage Concert at Hanovers Draught Haus
National Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Sept. 15, and on Sept. 18, you can celebrate Hispanic culture with a Latin music concert at Hanovers Draught Haus. Austin-based bands Ritmo y Clave and NOVA Band will be performing, and food trucks will sell Brazilian and American fare. Buy your tickets here.
Hanovers Draught House, 2613 Creeping Vine Court, Pflugerville.
Sept. 18: Cardboard Boat Regatta
On the evening of Sept. 18, experience the city of Pflugerville’s first-ever cardboard boat regatta. Working in teams of two, participants will bring their pre-built boat and paddles—made only with duct tape and cardboard—to find out who will triumph in the race to the finish line at Gilleland Creek Pool. The registration period is over, but you can still attend and watch for free.
6-8 p.m. Gilleland Creek Pool and Park, 700 N. Railroad Ave., Pflugerville.
Sept. 19: Brazilian jiujitsu class
Led by accomplished competitor Tracey Goodell, the first female jiujitsu black belt from Hawaii, this donation-based event at Free World Jiu Jitsu is a learning experience for both the beginner and the athlete. It is open to women and girls of all ages. Sign up here.
Free World Jiu Jitsu, 2535 SH 130 Frontage Road, Unit 275, Hutto.
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