ABC Kite Festival returns to Zilker Park, take a free pilates class at Pilates South Austin and more for South Austinites to do this weekend

ABC Zilker Kite Festival is among the events happening this weekend.

ABC Zilker Kite Festival is among the events happening this weekend.

Pilates South Austin is offering free classes Saturday in honor of its five-year anniversary. See the other events happening this weekend:



Thursday, March 1
Cosmetics company opens flagship store

Officials with the Austin-based clean, luxury beauty line, Elevé Cosmetics, opened their first-ever flagship store March 1. Guests can browse the beauty boutique or lounge at the in-house champagne bar. The store’s best sellers—including Bombshell Beauty Balm, Flashdance Rose Gold highlighter, Nail POP nail polishes, and the new mascara Lash Party—will be available to sample. Free with RSVP to hello@elevecosmetics.com.

4-8 p.m. Elevé Cosmetics, 8916 Brodie Lane, Ste. 500, Austin. www.elevecosmetics.com





Friday, March 2
Local duo releases EP at St. Elmo area winery and bar

Pala, an Austin-based duo, is hosting an EP release party for its newest album “The Seven Earths.” The band will be showcasing its new album through a video projection. The Austin Winery will serve house-made wines and snacks at the event. Free.

6:30-9:30 p.m. The Austin Winery, 440 E. St. Elmo Road, Ste. A-1, Austin. 512-326-1445. www.theaustinwinery.com






Saturday, March 3
The Hive Austin hosts Tinkergarten Free Demo Day

Families are welcome for a Tinkergarten demo day, during which Tinkergarten leaders will take guests through outdoor play-based activities. Kids ages 18 months to 8 years old learn to develop core life skills and capabilities, including collaboration, creativity, persistence and problem solving. Free.

10 a.m.-noon. The Hive Austin, 10415 Old Manchaca Road, Austin. 512-366-8120. www.hiveaustin.com







Pilates studio hosts open house

Pilates South Austin is offering free classes throughout the day in honor of its five-year anniversary. Classes scheduled include Da Vinci BodyBoard, Pilates mat, restorative yoga, mini private sessions and more. Giveaways, refreshments and membership sale available. Free.

11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 9901 Brodie Lane, Ste. 145, Austin. 512-280-6683. www.pilatesstudiosouthaustin.com







St. Elmo Brewing Company releases new Coffee Ale

St. Elmo Brewing and Spokesman Coffee teamed up to create a more balanced edition of St. Elmo’s coffee cream ale, VAYA. St. Elmo brewed a very light, yet full-bodied cream ale with flaked corn, lactose sugar and German pilsner malt. Spokesman lightly roasted Mexican Chiapas beans that add layers of milk chocolate, oatmeal cookie and toasted nuts. The first 50 beer drinkers get a free St. Elmo branded coffee mug. Free.

11 a.m.-11 p.m. St. Elmo Brewing Company, 440 E. St. Elmo Road, Austin. 737-300-1965. www.stelmobrewing.com






Sunday, March 4
ABC Kite Fest returns for 89th year

The historic event where guests witness thousands of kites soaring along the city skyline is returning to Austin. The full-day festival includes multiple activities, such as a 2.1-mile fun run, a kite showcase and contest and more. Those in attendance can enjoy local eats, drinks and music. Free.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin. 512-837-9500. www.abckitefestival.org




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