Summer is drawing to a close, but events in and around South Austin are still in full swing. Here is a look at what is going on this weekend.


Friday, Aug. 24
Podcast event for adults

Austin Public Library presents an evening podcast event. The workshop includes a live recording of Adult Story Hour, a panel of local podcasters, opportunities to experiment with audio recording equipment, the chance to create a podcast album cover, and more. Free. 6:30-9 p.m. Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Road, Austin. 512-974-8700. https://library.austintexas.gov






Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25-26
Tiny house jamboree

Tiny House & Simple Living Jamboree features more than 60 small living structures under 800 square feet—including tiny houses on wheels, school bus conversions, towable trailers and modular and manufactured homes. Construction materials, furniture and decor will also be on display. $15-$45. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker Lane, Austin. 203-840-5373. www.tinyhousejamboree.com






Saturday, Aug. 25
Texas BBQ photography book signing

Photographer Wyatt McSpadden sells and signs copies of his newest book "Texas BBQ: Small Town to Downtown"—a collection of Texas BBQ photography. During the event, The Switch will offer $5 margaritas and Bloody Marys. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Switch, 166 Hargraves Street, Ste. G100, Austin. 512-212-7211. www.theswitchdripping.com






Now through Sept. 2
Beauty and the Beast
Disney's "Beauty on the Beast"—the “tale as old as time” that follows Belle, a smart and bold young woman, and Beast, a formerly dashing prince cursed by a sorceress—is showing through Sept. 2. Tickets are available for this weekend's performances. $53-$150. 7:30 p.m., with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Saturday and Sunday. ZACH Theatre, 202 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin. 512-476-0541. https://tickets.zachtheatre.org