Weekend Recs: Kolache Festival, Austin Saves Ferris, and Nerdgasms


WHAT: I Art Congress
WHERE: Capital building to South Congress
WHEN: Today at 6 p.m.

Museums and stores in the popular shopping district have joined together for monthly themed, open houses.

WHAT: Burleson County Kolache Festival
WHERE: Caldwell, TX, Town Square
WHEN: Saturday at 9 a.m.

This celebration of Czech sweets includes arts, crafts and Polka dancing.

WHAT: Rolling Roadshow — “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”
WHERE: 500 block of San Jacinto, between Fifth and Sixth streets
WHEN: Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
HOW MUCH: $5 suggested donation

Screened on a 40-foot inflatable screen, the premier slacker film will be presented to benefit the 6ixth Street Austin Association, a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the Historic Sixth Street Entertainment District.

WHAT: Tom Lenk in Nerdgasm
WHERE: The Highball
WHEN: Sunday at 4 p.m.
HOW MUCH: Free for Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival badge holders

With a career made from playing nerds in film, TV and Broadway, Tom Lenk is an expert in telling geeky stories using musical comedy, complete with upbeat songs and embarrassing personal stories.