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.  Watch sculptors compete in a carved stone contest while enjoying live music, food, and more in Dripping Springs on Saturday. Proceeds benefit PAWS Shelter and Humane Society. More details can be found here.

2.  Explore UT opens the campus doors on Saturday, March 5 from 11am – 5pm. Dubbed The Biggest Open House in Texas, the schedule includes hundreds of tours, lectures, demonstrations, and activities. Click here for more information.

3.  The 83rd Annual Zilker Park Kite Festival is Sunday from 10am – 5pm. Forecast is calling for clear, sunny skies with a high around 67. For further details, click here.

4.  SXSW may be right around the corner, but there is still some great live music on tap this week. Check out the Mardi Gras Party at the new Austin City Limits on Friday, local night at Ghost Room, featuring New Roman Times, Stereo is A Lie, and more on Saturday, and Belltower 4 at the Elephant Room on Sunday.  

Compiled by Michael Ikeya, Marketing Coordinator for Mission Mortgage, March 3, 2011

About missionmortgage

A full-service professional mortgage banker providing lending in Texas for over 25 years. Our main office is located at 901 S. Mopac Expwy, Barton Oaks V- Suite 120, Austin, TX 78746 with branches in Lakeway, Houston, and Sealy. Mission Mortgage has been ranked as a Top 10 Mortgage Company in Austin for the past 7 years (Austin Business Journal).
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