Explore these seven February and March events throughout Austin and Dripping Springs.

Skip the Small Talk at Moontower Saloon

The organization was founded to provide person-to-person interactions for improved psychological health. Conversational prompts will be offered to attendees in order to cultivate meaningful chats.OUTsider Fest

The Austin-based nonprofit will host its 10th annual celebration honoring the LBGTQ+ community. OUTsider Fest will feature a range of performances and showcases from more than a dozen artists.Dripping Springs Wild Game Dinner

The 34th annual Dripping Springs Wild Game Dinner will be held at the Ranch Park and will feature raffles, auctions and more to raise money for several area charities. The menu includes bison tamales, elk enchiladas, venison cutlets and more.Ascension Seton Austin Marathon

The annual race returns for miles of runners and cheering fans across the downtown Austin landscape. Races range from 3.1-26.2 miles and sprawl from Ben White Boulevard, across MoPac and conclude at the Capitol.Black History Month Kids’ Day

The George Washington Carver Museum will host a Black History Month celebration for kids with crafts and activities aimed at the theme “African Americans and the Arts.”In-Person & Virtual True Crime Book Club

The Menchaca Road Branch of the Austin Public Library will host a book club to discuss the month’s read “Dead in the Water” by Matthew Campbell. The meeting will be held in a hybrid manner so attendees can join virtually or at the library.Amplify Austin Day

Founded by the nonprofit I Live Here I Give Here, Amplify Austin’s 24-hour event returns to connect participants with other organizations. Local businesses and foundations also participate and provide incentives or match participant’s donations.