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Things to do this weekend: Bike parade, vintage t-shirt convention and more!

(Austin Bike Zoo Parade)

Austin Bike Zoo Parade
When: 3 p.m.–8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.
What: Marvel at a downtown parade featuring a menagerie of unique and hand-built creatures that are part bicycle, part puppet and part performance.

Vintage T-Shirt Con
When: 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
What: Come along to the premiere international vintage T-shirt convention, where you'll find rare garments, sneakers, games and more. Bring your own vintage jewels to this buy and sell event. Grab tickets here!

Cider Launch Party
When: 12 p.m. Saturday
Where: Austin Eastciders Collaboratory, 979 Springdale Rd.
What: Big into cider? Check out Austin Eastcider's launch party for their Light Cider. The all-day party features music, cider flights and more.

Barks & Booze
When: 1 p.m–4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Hotel Vegas, 1502 East 6th Street
What: A holiday party featuring pups and dog parents. Expect dog pics with Santa, free drinks, local vendors and a Neo Bites Topper Tasting.

Pop-Up Holiday Market
When: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday
Where: Beard Brand, 1000 51st Street
What: Get some of your holiday shopping done at this pop-up market featuring plants, vintage finds, music, art and more.


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Valencia Hotel Group Presents Live Music & Longnecks - All Summer Long

(Valencia Hotel Group)

Live music and beer? Say no more. With a location in Austin, and others throughout Texas, the court hotels by the Valencia Hotel Group have a new offering for weekend stays: Live Music & Longnecks.

Enjoy live music all weekend long and check out the hotels’ state-of-the-art amenities between sets. Make a splash in the pool, enjoy outdoor fire pits, or challenge your friends in a yard game while enjoying a weekend full of live music! Did we mention the package includes deluxe accommodations and a bucket of beer? Oh, and if you needed more convincing, this pet-friendly hotel means the whole family can join in on the fun.

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