2019 Local Crawfish Boil. The Local Post Pub will have all the mudbugs you can handle and more. (Yes, it's the best kind of boil: the all-you-can-eat kind.) Wash the crawfish down with Mi Campo margaritas that the bar is offering for $4. The Local Post recommends arriving early to get a good seat. Both pre-sale and at-the-door tickets are available. 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday. $18 online, $25 at the door. 7113 Burnet Road. facebook.com/events/395840454495809/.
Driftwood Crawfish Boil. The tasting room at Desert Door Sotol partnered with Foundation Foods for a coastal feast with spring cocktails and local live musician Carson McHone. Crawfish will be served at $15.99 per pound until sold out and will come with all the fixings, vegetables, sausage and French bread. It's recommended that you purchase your spot in advance. Stick around to dance off those mudbugs as McHone and her band go on stage at 3:30 p.m. 1:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday. 211 Darden Hill Road, Driftwood. eventbrite.com/e/driftwood-crawfish-boil-tickets-56507729139.
Pedernales Cellars' First Ever Crawfish Boil. How about wine with your mudbugs? The Hill Country winery has brought in Firehouse Fare to host one of its famous crawfish boils at Pedernales' tasting room and grounds. Tickets, which are limited and sold online or at the door on a first come, first serve basis, include a pound of crawfish and a glass of wine. Only 100 tickets are available, so make sure you show up promptly at the start of the event, or even before. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday. $35. 2916 Upper Albert Road, Stonewall. pedernalescellars.com/product/2019-Crawfish-Boil.
Adam Scott Rote at Ao5 Gallery. American hyperrealist painter Rote will return to Austin with new collaborative artworks. This Ao5 Gallery exhibit highlights classic films such as "The Wizard of Oz" and "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and a new favorite, DC’s "Aquaman," co-signed by Jason Momoa. Opening reception 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday through April 24. 3005 S. Lamar Blvd. C-110. ao5gallery.com.
The Blanton Block Party. The Blanton Museum celebrates the return of spring with a day-to-night community festival. Combining world-class art with the best of Austin music and food, the block party will offer outdoor family art activities, museum tours throughout the day and live performances from Texas KGB, Shy Beast and Riders Against the Storm. Spoken word performances and poetry readings supplement the music. Food and drink will be available for purchase. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 512-471-5482, blantonmuseum.org.
Sixth Annual Coltman Chamber Music Competition. Nearly 40 ensembles, such as brass quintets and piano trios, from across the nation will go head-to-head for cash prizes and performance opportunities in the semi-final rounds of this competition, presented by the Austin Chamber Music Center. An audience to this extraordinary concert is welcome. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. Sunday. Free. Butler School of Music, 2406 Robert Dedman Drive. 512-213-2584, austinchambermusic.org/coltman.
Hi Sign Brewing Second Anniversary Party. This East Austin brewery celebrates two years in business in the best possible way: with special barrel-aged beers that were aged in Garrison Brothers Distillery barrels. Plus, new taproom-only beers will be released as well — and given Hi Sign's penchant for IPAs, one of those new brews might be pretty hoppy. Both free general admission and $30 VIP tickets are available; VIP access gets you limited-edition glassware, a second anniversary poster and more. 12 p.m. Saturday. 1201 Bastrop Highway. eventbrite.com/e/hi-sign-brewing-2nd-anniversary-tickets-58864948646#tickets.