H-E-B Free First Sunday at the Bullock Museum. Take a journey through more than 16,000 years of Texas history in the newly re-opened Becoming Texas gallery. The whole family can explore the gallery and take part in activities, such as story time and quilt square-making, that bring history to life. 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free. 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.
2018: A Year in Review Trivia. For the Local Post Pub's first event of the new year, the Burnet Road bar, along with Get It Gals, is remembering the previous year — the beginning and the end and all of the moments in between. The free trivia about 2018 calls for 1 to 6 players per team, a 30 team cap and free drink opportunities. Gift cards will be handed to the top three teams. 8 to 10 p.m. Monday. 7113 Burnet Road. facebook.com/events/370666310432293/.
Meet the Maker: Tequila 512. Jack Allen's Kitchen brings in an Austin-based brand for the sixth installment of the restaurant's popular boozy series. During the event, you'll be able to meet the founder of Tequila 512, Scott Willis; sip on samples of each expression of the agave spirit; and receive some free swag to take home. 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. 3010 W. Anderson Lane, Suite D. facebook.com/events/362244557918349/.
Erin Shirreff at Lora Reynolds Gallery. It's the final week to view the New York artist's first solo show at Lora Reynolds. The show features work that blurs the boundaries between sculpture and photography, investigating the gray area between these usually neatly defined categories. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wedbesday-Saturday. 360 Nueces St. Suite 50. 512-215-4965, lorareynolds.com.
Turk Pipkin at BookPeople. Christmas might be over, but Pipkin has one last gift for Austinites: the long-anticipated sequel to his Christmas novel, "When Angels Sing" (which was made into the film "Angels Sing" starring Harry Connick Jr., Connie Britton, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson). The new book, "A Christmas Song," is the holiday story for our times. 7 p.m. Thursday. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.
Saturday, Jan. 12
Austin Catio Tour. This popular exploration of outdoor cat enclosures returns for another year. The self-guided tour seeks to inspire cat owners to build or buy their own outdoor cat enclosure so their feline friends can enjoy safe outdoor time. The tour features backyard enclosures from DIY to designer. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Various locations. eventbrite.com/e/austins-2019-catio-tour-tickets-53541620428?.
Comedy Batch 1-Year Anniversary Party. With Comedy Batch's milestone birthday, host Robert Segovia is going to make cake available to celebrate and will also present a lineup of 2018's favorite comedians, including Chris Cubas, Roxy Castillo and Aaron Brooks. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday. 3220 Manor Road. batchatx.com.