1. The Haunting of the Tavern
7 p.m. Nov. 12. $60. The Tavern, 922 W. 12th St. tavernaustin.com/haunting-of-the-tavern
Did you know the Tavern is as haunted as it gets? Find out just how much with a hilarious murder mystery dinner that runs select Tuesday nights through the end of this year. Current and former Esther’s Follies cast members, along with other Austin comedians, will transform into a mystery-solving gang a la “Scooby-Doo” to solve what’s really going on at the Tavern. There's a different ending each time, and the audience gets to decide the final whodunit.
2. Austin Blues Society Awards at Antone’s
7 p.m. Nov. 12. $15. 305 E. Fifth St. antonesnightclub.com
In its second year, this celebration of Austin’s traditional blues community honors three acts, all of whom will perform as part of the evening’s events. This year’s Lifetime Achievement award goes to W.C. Clark, so respected in the local community that an “Austin City Limits” episode honoring him aired in 1990, with Stevie Ray Vaughan among those who took part. Best Blues Band honoree is the East Side Blues Syndicate, while Oscar Ornelas gets the nod for Best Blues Artist in recognition of his acclaimed 2019 album, “Some Gospel.” — Peter Blackstock
3. Speak Easy Tiger with Still Austin Whiskey Co.
7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 12. Free. Easy Tiger, 709 E. Sixth St. facebook.com/events/890468908015817
Austin’s only urban whiskey distillery is taking over the whiskey bar at Easy Tiger. Enjoy a selection of whiskey cocktails for one night only that have been created by Matt Russell, Easy Tiger beverage director, in partnership with Shaun Meglen, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits careers mixologist. Cocktails include the Tobacco Road with Still Batch 2 Whiskey, tobacco-infused Campari and sweet vermouth.
4. Dance Repertory Theatre’s “Fall for Dance”
7:30 p.m. Nov. 12-17, 2 p.m. Nov. 16. $15-$26. B. Iden Payne Theatre, 300 E. 23rd St. theatredance.utexas.edu/event/fall-dance-1
Dance Repertory Theatre, the award-winning student dance company at the University of Texas, presents new works of striking choreography from professional and student choreographers. “Fall For Dance” features work by guest artists Rena Butler, Manuel Vignoulle and Elijah Alhadji Gibson, as well as faculty members Dorothy O’Shea Overbey and Gesel Mason and student choreographers Mackenzie Lawrence and Khorii Tinson.