1. 6th Annual Pepper Beer Party
Noon Aug. 25. Free. Craft Pride, 61 Rainey St. facebook.com/events/1288038904688314
Sunday is going to be a really hot day, and we're not just talking about the outdoor temperature. In addition to the Austin Chronicle's Hot Sauce Festival is Craft Pride's Pepper Beer Party, an annual celebration of spiciness in beer. There will be a special selection of beers that will satisfy your need for the heat, such as 512 Brewing's Cascabel Cream Stout and Austin Beerworks El Sputniko. Plus, live music will light up the outdoor stage from Grupo Massa, Ley Line and Huerta Culture. On-site food truck Via 313 is also making an exclusive pizza for the occasion.
2. "Robert Mueller’s Greatest Hits, Volume I & II"
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through May 31. $25 suggested admission. Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd St. capitalt.org/wp/now-playing
Want a fresh look at the explosive Mueller report? Capital T Theatre has staged a live reading of "Robert Mueller's Greatest Hits." During the three weeks of performances, Ken Webster will play Robert Mueller and, along with a rotation of local actors, will bring to life the special counsel's two-volume report, covering the former FBI director's assessment of Russian interference and other in-the-headlines issues.
3. Friday Night Flix
8 p.m. Aug. 23. Free. Lone Star Court, 10901 Domain Drive. eventbrite.com/e/friday-night-flix-at-lone-star-court-annie-tickets-68358444949
Head to the Domain hotel for this monthly event screening family-friendly films. You can enjoy extended happy hour specials throughout the evening, starting as early as 4 p.m., and munch on a $5 burger and fries from the on-site restaurant, the Water Trough. The movie in August is "Annie," the 1982 musical starring Albert Finney and Carol Burnett and telling the story of a young orphan taken in by America's richest man.
4. 15th Annual Bat Fest
4 p.m. Aug. 24. $15-$20 general admission, $140-$200 VIP tickets. Congress Avenue Bridge, 100 S. Congress Ave. roadwayevents.com/event/bat-fest
Austin has a deep, abiding love for the 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that emerge from beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge at dusk. To celebrate these unofficial mascots of ours, head to the bridge, which is being shut down for the evening in honor of the festivities and will have two stages with live music, more than 50 arts and crafts vendors, food and drinks, fun children’s activities, a bat costume contest and more.
5. Woodstock 50th Anniversary Celebration
2:30 p.m. Aug. 25. $29.50-$59.50. McCullough Theatre, 2375 Robert Dedman Drive. texasperformingarts.org
Woodstock returns with two hours of peace, love and music. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of a rock-and-roll moment that changed history by listening to the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Who and more from the Woodstock era, as performed live by the nationally touring Paisley Craze. Doors open an hour and a half early for you to enjoy pre-show festivities including Woodstock trivia, tie-dye merchandise, photo booths and more.
Note: A previously scheduled 7:30 p.m. show at this event has been canceled.