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Austin Weekend Guide: July 19 – 21, 2013

Though it’s only the beginning of the week, it’s never to early to start planning for the weekend. Here are some events happening around Austin this weekend.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Cap City Comedy Club Presents: Drew Carey 

(Photo Credit: Cap City Comedy)

(Photo Credit: Cap City Comedy)

The Drew Carey Show, The Price is Right, and Whose Line Is It Anyway?  all helped make comedian Drew Carey a household name, and this Friday he will perform right here in Austin at the Cap City Comedy Club. Since its inception in 1986, the Cap City Comedy Club has opened its doors to a number of well-known comedians including Ellen DeGeneres, DL Hughley, Dave Attell, and Joe Rogan. Carey is one more name to add to that list.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m and 10 p.m.

WHERE:

Cap City Comedy Club
8120 Research Blvd. #100
Austin, TX 78758
Ph. 512-467-2333

TICKETS:  Please click here to purchase tickets.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

The Pink Panther and Scavenger Hunt

(Photo Credit: The Statesman)

(Photo Credit: The Statesman)

Since celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Pink Panther would not be the same without your own hunt for clues and objects, the team at The Paramount put together a scavenger hunt to go along with the screening of the movie. Guests will be able to participate in an “Austin-centric, Pink Panther themed scavenger hunt before the movie.

Teams are made up of two to four people. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places. The winning team will receive a movie party for 50. They will be able to select a screening during the Summer Classic Film Series and get admission for their entire party, plus soda, wine & beer for your group and a private reception area. Plus, the team will get  Platinum Film Fan Badges for the summer classic film series films plus popcorn and parking for each film all summer long.

WHEN: Scavenger Hunt @ 11:30 a.m. Doors @ 1:30 p.m. | Film @ 2 p.m.

WHERE:

The Paramount
713 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
Ph. 512-472-5470

TICKETS: Please click here to purchase tickets:

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Pollyanna Theatre Co. Presents The Funnybun Family Picnic

(Photo Credit: The Long Center)

(Photo Credit: The Long Center)

Join the Pollyanna Theatre Company for their last show of The Funnybun Family Picnic. Written by Emily Cicchini,  is all about sibling rivalry, a parent who recently lost his job and a working mom who is trying to juggle the demands of her work and her family. The main character, Buffy Funnybun, is a young girl who on her own quest to find her identity and be her own person. This play is suitable for audiences four and up.

WHEN: 2 p.m., followed by “Pay What You Like Party”

WHERE:

Debra and Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre
The Long Center for the Performing Arts
701 West Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78704
Ph. 512-474-5100

TICKETS: Please click here to purchase tickets.

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