Sunday


24 Diner 10-Year Anniversary Party. Here’s an indication of just how big a bash this will be: 24 Diner plans to block off the parking lot for an epic day of grilling, beer, live music, pop-up shops, free hot chocolate, face-painting, cotton candy, lawn games and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. 600 N. Lamar Blvd., Suite 200. facebook.com/events/780034485786391


“Songs in the Skyspace.” Landmarks, the art program at the University of Texas, hosts a new music series held inside a signature work from Landmarks’ collection, "The Color Inside" by James Turrell. The program will run on Sunday evenings during the sunset light sequence and feature several university a cappella groups, guitarists and others from around Austin. Reservations are required. Start time changes daily based on sunset. 2201 Speedway. turrell.utexas.edu


Tuesday


“Discovering Place” opening reception. The Austin History Center hosts an exhibit in conjunction with St. Edward’s University, featuring the work of 12 students who worked as "city documentarians" during the spring semester. It’ll remain on display through Jan. 19. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. 810 Guadalupe St. facebook.com/events/2200268983603555/


Wednesday


High Noon Talk at the Bullock Museum. Shortly before his death in 2015, historian Norman Brown completed “Biscuits, the Dole, and Nodding Donkeys,” which picks up just as the Democratic Party was poised for a bruising fight in the 1930 primary. Join the book's editor Rachel Ozanne at this lunchtime lecture about the wild era in Texas politics. 12 p.m. Wednesday. 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com


Thursday


Coffee Porter Mug Night at the Brass Tap. One of Real Ale Brewing’s most popular seasonal releases is back with a limited number of this year's Coffee Porter mugs. The Round Rock beer bar will have both the mugs and the beer, a rich, robust brew with cold-brewed, organic coffee. 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. 204 E. Main St., Round Rock. facebook.com/events/402191997367406/


Friday


KUTX Rock the Park. KUTX hosts another round of free, family-friendly concerts at Mueller Lake Park. Come a little early to grab your spot on the lawn (blankets are cool, but chairs aren’t) and grab your dinner from a food truck. There will be rock-and-roll face-painting for the kids by Faces By Juliet, cold beverages for the adults and more. SaulPaul and Zettajoule will perform. 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. 4550 Mueller Blvd. kutx.org/kutx-shows/rock-the-park


Saturday, Nov. 9


The Draught House’s 50th anniversary party. It’s not every day that a local business turns 50, so the beer bar is celebrating in a big way with both special house and guest brews, including the 50 Year Stout with Tahitian vanilla and Sidamo coffee. Hear the Slavic sounds of the Flying Balalaika Brothers and fresh beats of DJ JBL. 1 to 10 p.m. Nov. 9. 4112 Medical Pkwy. draughthouse.com