Weekend recs: Thrive Austin, Magic Flute, Art Cow


WHAT: Thrive Austin
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.
WHERE: Pine Street Station, 1101 East Fifth St.
ADMISSION: $12 advance, $15 at door

Celebrating local businesses and artists, Thrive Austin Festival is a day full of music, workshops and goods. The lineup includes performances from Rattletree Marimba, Atash and Minor Mishap Marching Band and there will be classes on how to live sustainably.

WHAT: Anarchy Championship Wrestling
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 12 at 5:15 p.m.
WHERE: The Mohawk
ADMISSION: All ages, $8

The feisty men and women of Anarchy Championship Wresting will be duking it out in the sixth annual Lonestar Classic on Saturday on the outside stage of the Mohawk.

WHAT: The Magic Flute at the Austin Lyric Opera
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Long Center
ADMISSION: Starting at $19

The Austin Lyric Opera is bringing the Magic Flute, Mozart’s famous fairy tale fantasy, to life this weekend. The two-act opera illustrates a twisted plot and acomplex story of light versus darkness.

WHAT: Austin Art Cow Auction
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m.

The 40 painted cows that have been grazing around the city will be moo-ving to new homes. The herd will be auctioned off at any where from $500 to $10,000. All proceeds will benefit the Superhero Kids at Dell Children’s Hospital of Austin.