Four Things To Do In Austin This Week

This feature highlights four events or activities in Austin and the surrounding area every week.  If you have suggestions for events to be mentioned, please email them to

  1. Come out to the largest cat and kitten adoption event in Austin at the 5th Annual Kitty Palooza taking place on Saturday. To learn more, please click here.
  2. Want to learn how to swing dance? Then Highball has you covered, with their West Coast Swing class taking place Monday at 8:00 pm. To read more on these classes, please click here.
  3. Join over 100,000 people this 4th of July at Auditorium Shores for the largest Independence Day celebration in Austin. For more information, please click here.
  4. Some great music in Austin this week:  Nada Surf at La Zona Rosa on Friday, The Bad Plus at Antones on Friday, Willie Nelson at the Riverbend Centre for the Arts on Sunday, Bob Schneider at Nutty Brown Café on Wednesday

Compiled by Diego Menchaca for Mission Mortgage, June 29, 2012

For those seeking more options for things to do in Austin, we recommend the following websites: – By far the easiest to navigate and search and they give away plenty of tickets to shows every week. – Another easy-to-use site provided by the same folks that produce the ACL Music Festival every year. – Less user-friendly, but a wide variety of events, activities, and stories about the Austin music scene. – Provided by the Austin American-Statesman newspaper. Again, not the most user-friendly, but filled with great ideas every week.

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