Top 5 Free Weekday Events in Austin: November 6-10, 2017

Who says all of the fun that Austin has to offer has to be saved for the weekend? This list will have you falling for fall quicker than the leaves can turn burnt orange! Thanks to our partnership with KXAN, this week’s events include dance lessons, some great chances to get your holiday shopping started, and a muppet movie! Be sure to find more great weekday events over on our What’s Up Weekly post.

Free Monday Tango Night –  Monday, November 6 from 8 to 11 p.m. Everyone is welcome to a fun Tango Night at Native Hostel and Bar & Kitchen. The evening starts with an intro lesson to authentic Argentine Tango (no experience or partner needed) and follows with two hours filled with social dancing and music by wonderful guest DJs. This is a great way to extend the weekend! This event is 100% FREE! Two left feet welcome! Native Hostel, 807 E 4th, Austin

An Evening With Shawn Johnson –  Wednesday, November 8 at 7 p.m. Olympic gymnast and gold medalist Shawn Johnson will speak on values and ethics in a lectureship presentation hosted by the Beta Eta Chapter of Delta Gamma at the University of Texas at Austin. This event will be FREE to the general public. Johnson’s presentation promises to promote educational and cultural interests, create a true sense of social responsibility, and how to develop the best qualities of character. AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave, Austin

2nd Street Social –  Thursday, November 9 from 5 to 8 p.m. 2nd Street Social is a monthly event where shoppers can find special deals at stores and restaurants in the 2nd Street District, all while enjoying FREE sips. Participating businesses include La Condesa, Jo’s Coffee, Blue Dot Furniture, Pizzeria Numero 28, Rocket Electrics, and more. 2nd Street District, 214 Guadalupe St, Austin

Nighttime Austin Flea at Craft Pride –  Thursday, November 9 from 6-10 p.m. The Austin Flea is excited to announce a new monthly partnership for a nighttime Flea at the fabulous Craft Pride from 6 to 10 p.m. The Flea features all local handmade items and vintage wares from some of Austin’s most amazing and talented vendors. Find one-of-a-kind gifts for any occasion including jewelry, vintage, original artwork, paper goods, textiles, and so much more! Entrance to the event is FREE and open to all ages. Craft Pride, 61 Rainey St, Austin
Movies in the Park: The Muppet Christmas Carol – Thursday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m. Movies in the Park is a series of FREE films brought to you by Austin Parks Foundation in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse and presented by Carvana. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs (and don’t forget a picnic!) for a fun and relaxing evening under the beautiful Austin night sky. Ramsey Park, 4301 N. Rosedale Ave, Austin

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Laurie Lyons-Makaimoku
As a long time Austin resident, Laurie is a big fan of dive bars, the Spurs, and low-key celebrity stalking. She's also a UT grad with a master's in New Media Journalism, and has never met a pug that she didn't like.
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