It's not Monday without 'Bachelor' watch parties and more
"The Bachelor" Watch Parties at Infinite Monkey Theorem. Austin, will you accept this rosé? All season long, the Infinite Monkey Theorem will be hosting "Bachelor" watch parties every Monday. Let’s be real: Half the fun is sitting on the couch with your girlfriends drinking wine — and at the Infinite Monkey Theorem, you never have to worry about running out. Wines on tap will be on special for $5. Yoga pants are encouraged. 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays through March 4. Free. 121 Pickle Rd. #110. facebook.com/events/219894272281167
The Craft Series at the Driskill. The beer dinner series at the Driskill is one of the most affordable — and most delicious — in town. This month, the Georgetown brewery Rentsch Brewery is pairing some of its best beers with four courses from the 1886 Cafe & Bakery culinary team. Expect pairings such as the Weizenbock with mole-rubbed grilled flank steak. Reserve your spot ahead of time, but you won’t pay until after the dinner. 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 11. $45. 604 Brazos St. eventbrite.com/e/the-craft-series-at-1886-tickets-54957205481?
Swift’s Attic’s Big-Ass Burger Night. There’s nothing like staying up late to chow down on an enormous burger in downtown Austin — especially on a Monday night. Congress Avenue restaurant Swift’s Attic has a new round of burger specials through Feb. 18. Each one is a different, unusual hamburger, such as the Pho-Sho with a five-spice beef patty. Although they aren't served until 9 p.m., get to Swift's Attic to reserve these limited meaty meals. $10. 315 Congress Ave. facebook.com/events/2760996824124919
"'Scuse Us While We Kiss The Sky" at Yard Dog Art Gallery. Brothers Jad and David Fair take over Yard Dog for nearly an additional month with Jad Fair's painted paper cut renditions of album covers and David Fair's silly pop culture paintings. The Fair brothers are founding members of the indescribably different rock band Half Japanese in addition to being longtime artists. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 12 to 5 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 24. 1510 S. Congress Ave. 512-912-1613, yarddog.com
"Moulin Rouge" Movie Party at the Alamo Drafthouse. If you’re a true romantic, you already know the story: Christian (played by Ewan McGregor) moves to Paris and, of course, falls into a doomed love affair with Satine (played by Nicole Kidman), the most beautiful girl at the Moulin Rouge. For the Alamo's movie party, there will be props, including blinking rings and green glow sticks. Warm up your leg muscles, too, for the can-can dance contest. 7 and 10 p.m. Feb. 11. $12.99. Alamo Mueller, 1911 Aldrich St. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. US Hwy. 183. drafthouse.com
Magnolia Mondays at Violet Crown Cinema. Magnolia Mondays is a retrospective celebrating nearly two decades of movies from independent film distributor Magnolia Pictures. The first series, presented over eight weeks, showcases critically acclaimed narrative and documentary films from Magnolia’s extensive library. Playing this week and next is “I Am Love,” about an affair that threatens to tear an unstable family apart. 7 p.m. Monday and additional Mondays through April 29. $5. 434 W. Second St. austin.violetcrown.com