Free Austin events to attend this week

Katie Walsh

Editor’s Note: In this recurring column, staff writer Katie Walsh recommends free events in Austin for the week.

Monday, Nov. 9

As You Like It – An Apocalyptic Romantic Comedy
Rain Lily Farm, 914 Shady Ln.
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Monday is the last day to see the Shakespearean comedy “As You Like It” performed on the Rain Lily Farm Monday night at 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket and enjoy free beverages at the all-ages event presented by En Route Productions and Shakespeare On The Farm.

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Tuesday, Nov. 10

The Resigentsy feat. The Gents, The Canvas People, Big Coat
Cheer Up Charlie’s, 900 Red River St.
Time: 8 p.m. doors

Head to Cheer Up Charlie’s Tuesday night for live music from folk-rock group The Gents, and indie rock bands The Canvas People and Big Coat. Doors open at 8 p.m. and music begins at 9 p.m.

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Wednesday, Nov. 11

Geeks Who Drink
The Highball, 1120 S Lamar Blvd.
Time: 8 p.m.

Geeks Who Drink, a Denver-based company that hosts trivia nights in restaurants across the country, claims its trivia nights are unlike any other. Touted as a “pub quiz” rather than a traditional “trivia night,” Geeks Who Drink is a two-hour-long event of more than 70 questions written by hired writers. Contestants play for gift certificates, bizarre prizes and a photo of your team on the GWD website. John Smith and James Pound will host the event.

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Thursday, Nov. 12

Comedy Night feat. Pat Sirois, Allie Amrien, Lane Krarup, Justin Biske, Daniel Webb and Vinilla Presley
Where: The Butterfly Bar, 2307 Manor Rd.
Time: 8:30 p.m.

Join the folks at the Butterfly Bar for a night of comedy featuring shows from Pat Sirois, Allie Amrien, Lane Krarup, Justin Biske, Daniel Webb and Vinilla Presley. The free animal-friendly show starts at 8:30 pm.

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Friday, Nov. 13

Kebabalicious 9th Birthday Party
Kebabalicious storefront at Navasota, 1311 E 7th St.
Time: 6 p.m.–10 p.m.

Join Kebabalicious in celebrating nine years of business on Friday the 13th with music from funk band Henry + the Invisibles, psychedelic folk band Calliope Musicals and indie pop band Marmalakes. The event will have prizes, a photo booth and confetti.

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Saturday, Nov. 14

Carnival O’Pizza
Home Slice, 1415 S Congress Ave.
Time: 12 p.m.–7 p.m.

Home Slice is hosting an afternoon of carnival games, raffles, live music, pizza eating contests, fortune tellers and more Saturday beginning at 12 p.m. Event proceeds go to local non-profit Austin Bat Cave.

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Sunday, Nov. 15

Movie Night at Dusk, “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E 38th 1/2 St.
Time: 8:30 p.m.

Cherrywood Coffeehouse will host an outdoor movie night every Sunday at dusk through Nov. 29. The allages event will begin around 8:30 p.m.

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