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Week 3: Where to watch Austin FC's match against Minnesota United this weekend

Austin Anthem hosts hundreds at COVID-safe watch parties for all Austin FC away games. (Austin Anthem/Twitter)

Pack your poncho—rain or shine, the Verde crew will have watch parties all Saturday as Austin FC takes on Minnesota United FC at 7 p.m.

The match will show on the CW Austin, UniMás Austin and the Austin FC app/website, but for those looking for a more immersive matchday experience, here's a list of Austin-area watch parties scheduled for this weekend.


Hopsquad Brewing Co., 2307 Kramer Ln

Rain can't stop the party at Hopsquad Brewing. The site for Los Verdes watch parties has equipped itself with a brand-new waterproof LED screen. Doors open at 12 p.m. and live music will go all day starting at 1 p.m. as a crowd gathers to watch the game. Bring a poncho, a lawn chair and an empty stomach—there's plenty of beer and local food trucks onsite.

Celis Brewing, 10001 Metric Blvd

Austin Anthem, the fan club that brought over 1,000 viewers to a watch party for Austin FC's season opener, is back with a watch party planned at Celis Brewing. Starting at 5 p.m., expect more beers and food trucks at this location, and make sure to bring your Verde gear. RSVP here.

Austin FC Pub Club

If you're looking to enjoy the game at your neighborhood bar, check out the 30+ Pub Club partners that will be streaming the match around town, including Black Sheep Lodge, The Far Out Lounge and Jack and Gingers, to name a few. From Round Rock to San Marcos, there's plenty of places along the I-35 strip that will stream the big match come Saturday.

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Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation


🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway