Nightlife


“The Bachelor” Premiere Watch Party. Catch the new season of “The Bachelor” at Irene’s weekly watch parties. Starting at 6 p.m. every Monday, you can snag a table and enjoy some rose-worthy specials and free tastings from the locally based Ethyl Ambrosia while watching the popular reality show. (Ethyl Ambrosia offers vegan Jell-O-like shots). Irene’s also will offer rose-decorated cupcakes each week. This season’s bachelor is Pete the Pilot. 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 6. Free. 506 West Ave. facebook.com/events/1225497794311909


“Harry Potter” Book Trivia at Growler USA. Would you be prefect-level at trivia focused on the seven “Harry Potter” books? Find out this week. Make sure you reserve your team’s spot ahead of time via the Eventbrite link. There will be five rounds total, and they just might feel like the Muggle’s version of Ordinary Wizarding Levels. Only reserve single tickets if you are playing by yourself; otherwise, elect a team captain to reserve all tickets. 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 6. Free. 609 W. 29th St. eventbrite.com/e/harry-potter-books-trivia-at-growler-usa-austin-tickets-83065427931


Recreation


CultureMap Rooftop Rink at Whole Foods Market. Who says you need snow outside to go ice skating? CultureMap sponsors this year’s ice skating rink at the top of Whole Foods’ downtown flagship store, where you can go to feel extra holiday cheer in a winter wonderland setting. All tickets include skate rentals and require a signed waiver. You are encouraged to purchase tickets online in advance for a designated time slot. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily through Jan. 20. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 525 N. Lamar Blvd. rooftoprink.com


Art


“Looking Out, Looking In.” The Davis Gallery hosts an extensive group exhibit focused on the personal philosophies of premier Austin- and Central Texas-based artists, an amorphous concept that allows them to explore the theme freely and in their own voice. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Jan. 11. 837 W. 12th St. davisgalleryaustin.com


Coming up


Russian Orthodox Christmas Feast. The Russian Orthodox Church uses the old Julian calendar for religious celebration days, which means Christmas is on Jan. 7. Russian House of Austin will serve an all-you-can-eat buffet full of holiday favorites. Plus, you can enjoy a local Ukrainian dance group performance, listen to a traditional Russian gusli instrument and have your fortune revealed (traditionally, Christmas is the day for fortune-telling). 4 to 10 p.m. Jan. 7. $17.50-$35. 307 E. Fifth St. facebook.com/events/2542710476054266