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UT vs. UTSA: 7 ways to watch Longhorn football this weekend

Enjoy seven tailgates and watch parties as UT takes on UTSA this Saturday. (Still Austin Whiskey/Facebook)

Orange and burnt orange will merge as I-35 neighbors UTSA take on the University of Texas in Austin at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Traffic jam? Travis County asks Hays County to stop work on SH 45 connector because it would bring too much traffic

The final link on the SH 45 Loop chain is approaching a roadblock.

Travis County Commissioners have asked Hays County Commissioners to halt the State Highway 45 expansion project, which would create a 3.5-mile stretch connecting I-35 to FM 1626, feeding South Mopac.

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Big cheeseburgers, Mexican Independence day and more events this weekend
Hopdoddy Burger Bar

🗓 Friday

🇲🇽 Diez y Seis Celebration
Iconic Mexican restaurant Fonda San Miguel will celebrate Diez y Seis de Septiembre, or “Mexico’s Fourth of July,” with live music, food and more this Friday! Celebrate Mexican independence with Chile en Nogada, a 200-year old dish that represents the colors of Mexico’s flag, and a live performance from Lesly Reynaga.

5 p.m. Friday | 📍 Fonda San Miguel, 2330 W North Loop Blvd

🗓 Saturday

🌮 Sazon Latin Food Festival
With Hispanic Heritage Month underway, grab another bite or two of delicious food from the Caribbean, South and Central America at Ani’s Day and Night. This family friendly event includes food, a live DJ and more.

11 a.m. | 📍 Ani’s Day and Night, 7107 East Riverside Drive

🏈 Texas vs. UTSA game and tailgate
Watch the Longhorns take on their I-35 opponents in a home game against the UTSA Roadrunners Saturday. Enjoy a full day of UT tailgating before the 7 p.m. game.

7 p.m. | 📍 Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, 2100 San Jacinto Blvd

Austin FC vs Nashville
After a road stretch, Austin FC is back for its second home game in a row at the always-sold-out Q2 Stadium! The No. 2 club will take on Nashville as it winds down its regular season.

8 p.m. | 📍 Q2 Stadium, 10414 McKalla Place

🗓 Sunday

🍔 National Cheeseburger Day at Hopdoddy
Treat your taste buds for National Cheeseburger Day at Hopdoddy Burger Bar! They’ll be celebrating the occasion with The Ultimate Burger, a massive ode to all 13 burgers on the menu that features at least one ingredient from each.

All day Saturday-Sunday | 📍 Hopdoddy Burger Bar, five Austin locations

🏺 Austin Museum Day 2022
Enjoy free admission at dozens of Austin-area museums for Austin Museum Day! The partnership includes 37 museums depicting art, history, math, science and more.

All day Saturday-Sunday | 📍 Locations around Austin

🗓 Monday

🎸Steve Miller Band at ACL Live!
The Steve Miller Band will have their first live recording in over 11 years with “An Evening With—Live Recording” at ACL Live on Monday and Tuesday evening. “Take (your) money and run” to get tickets, which are on sale now!

8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday| 📍 ACL Live at the Moody Theater, 310 Willie Nelson Blvd