Texas VegFest and more free events this week, March 27-April 2

Photo by Jay Janner
Photo by Jay Janner

Sunday
Game of Thorns musical. In honor of the holiday, this original play tells the story of Easter through the lens of the characters from “Game of Thrones.” Music from Stevie Wonder and “GodSpell” are woven into the script. 11 a.m. Life in the City United Methodist Church, 205 Monroe Street. lifeinthecityaustin.org.

Monday
Motown Monday. Want to take your dance floor game to the next level? Head to the Highball for West Coast Swing dance lessons followed by performances from Matchmaker Band and The Nightowls, so you can show off your new moves. Every Monday at 8 p.m. 1142 South Lamar Blvd. 512-383-8309, thehighball.com.

Wednesday
Marvel Universe Trivia Night. Assemble a team of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes for a trivia night dedicated entirely to the Marvel Universe presented by Who Wants a Dollar? Pub Quiz. 7-10 p.m. Volstead Lounge, 1500 East Sixth Street. hotelvegasaustin.com.

Thursday
Gutbusters. Some of the funniest people in Austin will gather at Hops And Grain Brewing for a night of laughs and lagers. 8 p.m. 507 Calles Street. hopsandgrain.com.

Friday
Downtown Street Fair. Taking a lunch break? Food vendors, retailers, entertainers and artists will line Congress Ave for your midday enjoyment. The fair will return every Friday afternoon with different vendors. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 900 Congress Ave. downtownaustin.com.

Triple Z Threadz Grand Opening. The makers of the embroidered upcycled pearl snap are celebrating their new location on South Congress with complimentary cocktails, free Via 313 pizza, a DJ set and more fun activities. Wear your most 70s attire. 6-10 p.m. Triple Z Threadz, 1606 South Congress Ave. 512-994-8080, triplezthreadz.com.

Saturday
Texas VegFest. Local and national organizations put on this public education festival celebrating the benefits of a plant-based diet. Expect demonstrations, lectures, interactive booths, live music and, of course, food. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia Street. texasvegfest.com.

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