Celebrate Bowie and Elvis on an eventful Saturday
Austin Home & Garden Show. Have home improvement projects you're wanting to work on in the new year? Get them started in one weekend. At the Austin Home & Garden Show, you'll find the latest products and services for your home and landscape: builders, remodelers, decks, pools, spas, entertainment systems, storage solutions, all kinds of plants, kitchenware and so much more. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $8.50. Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. showtechnology.com/event/annual-austin-home-garden-show/.
Annual Bowie Elvis Fest. Two iconic musicians who have died but share the same birthday, Jan. 8, are being celebrated at a party produced by the Houston-based independent record label Splice Records. This year’s annual event honoring David Bowie and Elvis Presley will feature music by Swimwear Department, Pecos Hank, Brian Scartocci and Henry & the Invisibles. There will also be themed games and food. Costumes are encouraged. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 8 p.m. Saturday. Barracuda Austin, 611 E. Seventh St. splicerecordstx.com/events/bowielvis-fest/.
Modern Outsider eighth anniversary at ABGB. Eight years after husband/wife team Chip and Erin Adams founded the indie label, the local imprint boasts an impressive roster of top Austin talent. Heavy rockers Ume kick off this triple power bill. Dreamy pop outfit Moving Panoramas, who recently expanded from to six players, also will perform followed by quirky pop artist Walker Lukens and special guests. The ABGB will donate 5 percent of profits from the event to the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. Free. 9 p.m. Saturday. 1305 W. Oltorf St. theabgb.com. — Deborah Sengupta Stith
Vino Vinyasa at Four Seasons Austin. In the new year, you can strive for balance with events like this one. Vino Vinyasa classes combine vinyasa-based yoga with fun wine facts through creative yoga poses. The hour-long educational class will end with a comparative wine tasting of Jansz sparkling wines, inviting you to mindfully taste what's in your glass while applying what you learned through the poses. Bring your own mat. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. $25. 98 San Jacinto Blvd. facebook.com/events/1995591234068937/.
William Shatner and "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan." Beam us up, Shatner. The longtime "Star Trek" actor is making an unforgettable stage appearance after a screening of “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” on the big screen. He will share fascinating and humorous behind-the-scenes stories as the original Captain James T. Kirk and from his career as an actor, producer, director and writer. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $39.50-$69.50. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. 512-471-2787, texasperformingarts.org.
"Grand Misery" at the Hideout Theatre. "Grand Misery," an epic improvised tragic musical spectacular arrives at the Hideout Theatre, inspired by a very popular and very French musical. You'll watch the stories of triumphant heroes, tragic waifs who belt out songs right before they die, wide-eyed rebels, seedy side characters, lovestruck ingenues, cold-hearted villains — and more — unfold before your eyes in this Broadway-style show. 8 p.m. Saturday through March 2. 617 Congress Ave. 512-443-3688, hideouttheatre.com.
Second Saturday at the Contemporary Austin. You’ll have twice the fun at this month’s workshop, inspired by a new sculpture at Laguna Gloria, "The Twins" by artist Nic Nicosia. Make a mirror-image work of art, then double down on an interactive performance by actors from the Hideout Theatre. Although free, reservations are requested for family art-making workshops, which are recommended for kids aged 2 to 11. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. 3809 W. 35th St. 512-458-8191, thecontemporaryaustin.org/event/second-saturdays-are-for-families-seeing-double/.