• Weekend Recs: Horns and Heroes, Spring Awakening, Museum Day

    WHAT: 3rd Annual Horns and Heroes
    WHEN: Friday at 7 p.m.
    WHERE: Mike A. Myers Stadium
    HOW MUCH: $7

    Join Texas Soccer in celebrating America’s service men and women, and interact with service department members and vehicles including fire trucks, police cars, helicopters and military vehicles. A canned food collection will take place to benefit those affected by the Central Texas wildfires.


    WHAT: ZACH Theatre presents “Spring Awakening
    WHEN: Sept. 21 - Nov. 13
    WHERE: ZACH Theatre
    HOW MUCH: $35-$55

    The critically-acclaimed, eight-time Tony award winning folk-rock musical explores the joys and difficulties of budding adolescent sexuality. “Spring Awakening” at the ZACH Theatre premiered this week and will run through Nov. 13. Contains mature themes and nudity.


    WHAT: Quesoff 2011
    WHEN: Saturday, September 24, 5 p.m.
    WHERE: The Mohawk
    912 Red River
    Austin, TX 78701
    HOW MUCH: Free

    The Mohawk hosts the quest to find the greatest queso Austin has to offer, from amateur chefs to recipes from well-established local joints.


    WHAT: Austin Museum Day
    WHEN: Sunday
    WHERE: Various participating Austin museums.
    HOW MUCH: Free
    On Saturday, participating Austin museums, including the Blanton Museum of Art and the Visual Arts Center, will be offering free exhibits and activities. See austinmuseums.com for a full list of participating venues and events.