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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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