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Adler boasts of Austin's success in final State of the City address

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Austin Mayor Steve Adler was full of thanks and pride on Thursday during the State of the City address, in which he boasted Austin's growth and success.

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Pro bull riding, Austin FC and cars: Things to do in Austin this weekend

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🗓 All weekend

🎸 Gallery with Rolling Stones photos

East Austin’s Modern Rocks Gallery launched a new exhibition, “Fifty Years in Exile,” a collection of rare, unseen and vintage photographs from The Rolling Stones’ 1972 session with legendary photographer Norman Seeff.

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday | 📍Modern Rocks Gallery, 916 Springdale Road

🤠 Austin Gamblers*

Catch Austin’s new professional bull riding team, the Austin Gamblers, this weekend for the first time in their home city. A pre-show on Friday will include a performance by Kane Brown. Single-day tickets start at $24.

6:45 p.m. Saturday, 12:15 p.m. Sunday | 📍Moody Center, 2001 Robert Dedman Dr.

🗓 Friday

🛍 Roll on Over & Frida Friday

The Downtown Austin Alliance is continuing Austin’s birthday festivities at Republic Square with two free events. Roll on Over will bring a rollerskating performance from Ignite on Wheels. Additionally, over 40 vendors and food trucks will be there for Frida Friday.

6-8 p.m. | 📍Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.

⚽️ Austin FC

A big MLS game is happening in Austin this weekend. No. 2 Austin FC is going against No. 1 LAFC. Tickets start at around $100.

7 p.m. | 📍Q2 Stadium, 10414 McKalla Pl.

🗓 Saturday

🎶 Summer Jam 2022

KUTX 98.9 and KAZI 88.7 are hosting an outdoor music event, featuring Anastasia Hera & The Heroes, Moody Bank$ and Tribe Mafia. Food trucks will also be on site. Tickets are $24 per person.

6:30 p.m. | 📍The Long Center’s H-E-B’s Terrace, 701 W. Riverside Dr.

🗓 Sunday

🐶 Austin Birthday PAWty

Enjoy a day out with your pup, where they can be treated with a local animal groomer onsite, mobile pet vaccinations, dog tarot card readings by Lucky Dog Tarot, dog treats, toys and more. This event is open to the public.

8 a.m. | 📍Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.

🚘 Cars & Coffee

Take the whole family for car gazing at COTA. This free event will bring classics, racecars, exotics, hot rods, muscle cars and more to the same turf. It will also offer coffee and breakfast items.

8 a.m.- 12 p.m. | 📍Circuit of the Americas, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd.

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