Nightlife

Revolution Spirits' 5 Year Anniversary Spectacular. The Hill Country distillery will take four days to celebrate five years in business. On Thursday in particular, there will be birthday cake from Skull & Cakebones, pastrami cured in gin botanicals and gift bag giveaways. The main bash is Saturday, when there will be Cuvee Coffee cocktails, a mini-golf course and more. The party partly supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas. 3 to 7 p.m. March 7-8, 1 to 7 p.m. March 9-10. Free. 12345 Pauls Valley Road Building G. facebook.com/events/418983995517820

Music

Hotel Vegas & Volstead Eighth Anniversary with A Giant Dog. Austin’s favorite garage-rock dive celebrates with a three-stage bash featuring a stacked roster of top Austin talent. Bar bruisers A Giant Dog and Leather Girls shake things up on the patio stage. Nolan Potter’s Nightmare Band, Sailor Poon and Borzoi will play the indoor Hotel Vegas stage. On the Volstead stage, the club hosts a songwriters showcase featuring performances from Leslie Sisson of Moving Panoramas, Bad Boy Croy of Croy & the Boys and more early. Free. 4 p.m. doors March 7. 1502 E. Sixth St. texashotelvegas.com — Deborah Sengupta Stith

Lecture

Annual Spring Lecture at the LBJ Museum of San Marcos. Late President George H.W. Bush's legacy of service is the subject of Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos' annual spring lecture. Warren Finch, director of the Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University, will talk about the 41st president’s contributions during his long life. Bush, who died at age 94, is the longest-lived president in U.S. history. There will be a reception before Finch speaks. 6 p.m. March 7. Free. 131 N. Guadalupe St., San Marcos. lbjmuseum.com

Gardening calendar

2019 Grow Green Landscape Professional Training Series. This new series has been developed with the goal of protecting our natural resources. Austin residents will be given access to a variety of landscape professionals who can offer sustainable options for landscape design, installation and care. The final class explores the topic of "Fire and Water." 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 7. $20 per class; $75 for the series. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. eventbrite.com/e/2019-grow-green-landscape-professional-training-series-tickets-53923512678

Capitol City Judges Council Flower Show. Along with the ever-popular petite design, the flower show will include several of the new design styles, cascade as well as low profile, that all interpret the show theme focused on the elements: wind, water, fire and earth. Outstanding exhibits of horticulture will be displayed as well. 1 to 5 p.m. March 9, 1 to 4 p.m. March 10. $-$3 admission. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd. facebook.com/events/1983005238414800