'The Wizard of Oz,' brunch with a twist and 7 more things to do in Central Austin this weekend, July 21-23

A march in support of public education is slated to be held Saturday, July 22.

A march in support of public education is slated to be held Saturday, July 22.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

1. Summer musical continues


The 59th annual Zilker Summer Musical continues with this year's production of "The Wizard of Oz."

8:15 p.m. Free. Zilker Hillside Theater, 2206 William Barton Drive, Austin. www.zilker.org/the-wizard-of-oz

FRIDAY

2. Free concert to be held


Tameca Jones with Los Coast perform as part of a free concert series underneath the Bullock museum star.

6-9 p.m. Free. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave., Austin. www.thestoryoftexas.com

SATURDAY

3. Make a Hope Pack for foster children


Participants can drop off Hope Packs filled with essential items—including pajamas, stuffed animals and books—for foster children to have during their first 48 hours in a new home.

9 a.m.-noon. The Browning Hangar at Mueller, 4550 Mueller Blvd. www.carryinghope.com

4. Make it a play date at the Palmer Events Center


Keep Austin Playing, a citywide interactive event for children, features a portable climbing wall, an inflatable batting cage, bike rodeo, human foosball, an obstacle course and corn hole, among other activities.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin. www.austintexas.gov/department/parks-and-recreation

 

5. Rally for public schools


Austinites march along with others nationwide in support of public education.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Texas Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin. www.facebook.com/groups/130307544190252/

6. Kitty Cohen's celebrates its first anniversary


The cocktail lounge and patio bar turns a year old and welcomes customers to celebrate with a pig roast and live music. Members of the establishment's Rm 101 Club can partake in a pool party.

3 p.m.-2 a.m. Free (admission). Kitty Cohen's, 2211 Webberville Road, Austin. www.kittycohens.com

SUNDAY

7. Cards Against Humanity plus brunch


Dubbed "Austin's most hilariously horrible brunch," this event brings together Cards Against Humanity, a gallows-humor card game, and the city's favorite Sunday meal.

Noon-3 p.m. Free (admission). 7010 Easy Wind Drive, Ste. 150, Austin. http://vigilantebar.com

8. Christmas in July party


Local toy store Terra Toys brings the Yuletide spirit with Christmas music, hot cocoa, instant snow and Santa Claus.

1-4 p.m. Free (admission). 2438 W. Anderson Ln., Ste. C1, Austin. www.facebook.com/terratoys

9. When public access TV kept Austin weird


Clips of Austin's public access heyday, before YouTube in the 1980s and 1990s, are shown at this show of curated scenes from some of the most off-the-wall programs produced by Austin residents.

7 p.m. Free (admission). Spider House Cafe and Ballroom, 2908 and 2906 Fruth St., Austin. whoa.brownpapertickets.com
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