Things to do in Austin on Saturday, Jan. 18
H MART’s Lunar New Year Kickoff. With the arrival of the Year of the Rat at the end of the month, H Mart is celebrating a little early. Modeled around the common holiday traditions upheld in Korea and other Asian countries, this event promises a fun immersion into the Lunar New Year celebration experience. Try your hand at Korean top-spinning, slap-match and other customary games. Plus, sample dumplings, rice cakes and other Lunar New Year culinary customs. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Free. 11301 Lakeline Blvd. facebook.com/hmartofficial/
Wild Kratts Live 2.0. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the Emmy-nominated “Wild Kratts,” step live on stage to engage the audience in a classic “Wild Kratts” story. The adventure begins when they lose some of their favorite things. The brothers come to realize that the only way to find them is to miniaturize. The show follows the brothers as they learn how to navigate a world where everything is ten times their size. 2 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. $25.50-$100. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. texasperformingarts.org.
Science Mill.Snow Day at the Science Mill. It will be snowing at this themed event. The science center is bringing in the most snow ever and all activities will be around the science of snow and cold. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org
“Soaked.” In meticulous paintings and watercolors of leaves, rain, mud and other objects in the natural world, Mihee Nahm seeks to capture the ephemeral in all its transience. As the present endlessly slips into the past, Nahm’s images, on display at Women and Their Work, forever arrest the fleeting passage of time as it is manifested in nature. Opening reception: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday through Feb. 27. 1710 Lavaca St. womeandtheirwork.org.
Roughhouse Brewing First Anniversary Party. The family-owned and -operated farmhouse brewery celebrates one year in business with an all-day party. The big day will feature small-batch beer favorites from throughout the first year (the Ona Fashioned, for example), barbecue plates by S. Baker Kitchen, live music from Mayeux & Broussard and others, and a meet-and-greet and pop-up art show with Roughhouse’s artist Graham Francoise. He designs the label art. 12 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Free. 680 Oakwood Loop, San Marcos. facebook.com/events/2719428031508157
Rauchfest: Bamberg on the Colorado. Live Oak Brewing (a.k.a your local Bamberg on the Colorado) hosts a celebration of smoked, or “rauch,” beers. The brewery will release its vault of smoked beers to go, and there will also be s’mores and a pig roast by on-site food truck the Black Forest. Live metal bands will play throughout the day, starting at 1 p.m. To top it off, live blade forging in the biergarten will be provided by Fearghal Blades. Noon Saturday. Free. 1615 Crozier Lane. facebook.com/events/702078300287448/