Lecture

The Williamson Museum’s Salon series. The next installment of the museum’s monthly Salon program, held at the Wildfire Restaurant, will feature Imam Rizwan Khan, who will discuss the Quran. Khan serves as a missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the oldest Muslim organization in the U.S., and has dedicated his life to spreading Islam’s message of love and peace. The Salon series, held the second Wednesday of every month, features a different speaker each time. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8. Free. 812 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. williamsonmuseum.org.

Music

The 44th Anniversary of Nixon’s Resignation. The Vortex is celebrating the day President Richard Nixon resigned from office 44 years ago with live music by Jack’s Garage and special guests, singing by the newly formed Blue Wave Choir and political mockumentary narration about 1968, the year Nixon was elected president. He chose to resign from office in August 1974 with the prospect of certain impeachment hanging over his head. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8. Free. 2307 Manor Road. 512-478-5282, vortexrep.org.

Nightlife

Aventure du Vin at St. Genevieve. Take an adventure in the world of wines with the Domain Northside wine bar as it features wines from around the globe. You’ll taste four during each monthly tasting, which happens the second Wednesday of every month, and you’ll learn about each of the wines as you try them. Aventure du Vin is $20 a person for four glasses of wine; pay $5 more for another glass. Small bites will accompany the booze. Tickets are available on-site. 6 p.m. July 11. 11500 Rock Rose Ave. facebook.com/events/359095584578044/.

Coming up

Cool Summer Nights at the Bullock Museum.You’ll be in the air-conditioned museum for the final installment of this appropriately named summer series. Try your hand at playing a ukulele, experience contemporary opera or attempt to write a song. Cool Summer Nights also has small bites, a cash bar, a photo booth and more. 6 to 9 p.m. Aug 10. Free. 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.

"Hellhole" at ColdTowne Theater. "Hellhole: Improvised Supernatural Teen Comedy" is a love letter to pop culture touchstones such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and the workplace sitcoms of late 1990s. This show is the first ever ColdTowne mainstage show to feature a mixed-age cast featuring teenage improvisers alongside Austin’s best comedic performers. The show is part of the overall Excused Absence Comedy Festival happening at ColdTowne in August. 7 p.m. $8. 4803 Airport Blvd. coldtownetheater.com. — Brently Heilbron