Fun can be free with these Austin events
Dad’s Day Out at Scholz Garten. A very Austin sort of Father’s Day celebration awaits at the country’s longest running biergarten. Dad’s Day Out features live music by Journey tribute band Departure and Japan’s DJ Giant Hornets. There will also be free open-lane bowling, yard games hosted by Texas Playboys, mustache face painting by Austin Facial Hair Club, and all-American fare such as hot dogs, barbecue and cold beer. 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 1607 San Jacinto Blvd. facebook.com/events/884216081926709/.
Soul of a Musician series 200th show at Sam’s Town Point. This weekly series presented by St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church usually happens at Threadgill’s and features a single artist. To celebrate 200 shows, organizer Merrill Wade has put together a special triple bill with blues-rock duo Peterson Brothers (7:30 p.m.), indie-pop band Cotton Mather (6 p.m.) and singer-songwriter Erin Ivey (5 p.m.) for an extended evening at one of deep South Austin’s coolest venues. 2115 Allred Drive. stmattsaustin.org. — Peter Blackstock
APA! APA #13 Beer Release + Summer Pup Party at the ABGB. The release of the next beer in the ABGB's Austin Pets Alive! American Pale Ale series features the single hop of Cashmere, which imparts notes of citrus and melon. Come with your pup or with the hope of finding your next furry friend. One dollar from every beer in the APA! APA series sold goes toward helping APA's long-stay dogs. 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. 1305 Oltorf St. theabgb.com/event/apaapa-13-beer-release-summer-pup-party/.
2019 Family Film Series at Sky Cinemas. Sky Cinemas presents the return of its Family Film Series, mixing perennial favorites and modern classics, such as this week's "Jason and the Argonauts." Admission is complimentary on a first come, first served basis until capacity is reached. The free tickets will be available at 10 a.m. on the date of the screening. 11 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 7. 166 Hargraves St. facebook.com/events/680640222406139
"Henry V." Penfold Theatre Company's Penfold in the Park summer program presents Shakespeare's action-packed war epic that depicts the making of a legend. In "Henry V," the newly crowned king of England recognizes that his nation is in a state of unrest and must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his people. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through June 23. Free. Round Rock Amphitheater, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock. penfoldtheatre.org.
Cool Summer Nights at the Bullock Museum. Forget about standing outside in the heat of summer — the Bullock Museum is staying open during three select evenings in June, July and August to offer far more than history. The kick-off event has mariachis, a writing activity exploring where you come from and a wildflower-themed game of bingo. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.
Saturday, June 22
Art Swap + Community Breakfast at Elisabet Ney Museum. Come to the fourth annual Art Swap with artwork you would be willing to trade with other artists, collectors and appreciators. Complimentary breakfast will be served first; stick around for the exchange of art and ideas, as well as regular tours of the museum. RSVP to attend. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22. 304 E. 44th St. bigmedium.wufoo.com/forms/rsvp-for-art-swap-2019/.