7 Things To Do in Austin on This Labor Day  Weekend

1. Get Out of Town

Looking for one final escape before fall? Labor Day road drives are awesome. From stargazing at the McDonald Observatory to wine sampling in Hye, make the most of your three-day weekend.

2. Austin Restaurant Weeks are a great opportunity to try a new cuisine.

Austin Restaurant Weeks returns Thursday, Sept. 1 with a fresh lineup. Lunch deals, cocktail pairings, and multi-course dinners help the Central Texas Food Bank. 1-11 September, locations varies.

3. Peace Out at LookOUT Fest

This one-day music festival features Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Julianna Barwick, Mary Lattimore, and more. Each Long Center show will combine electronic sounds, dreamy vocals, and percussion. Tickets here. noon, Sept. 3, 701 W. Riverside

4. Open Canopy is the Place to Discover New Music.

More than 72 artists welcome visitors into their studios on the first Saturday of the month. From Sa Ten to ICOSA Gallery to SAGE Studio, experience the Eastside creative community. Arts complex info here. 916 Springdale Road, Sept. 3, 1-4 p.m.

5. Enjoy Unlimited Movies at just $3

Alamo Drafthouse, Violet Crown, and other Austin cinemas are charging $3 on National Cinema Day. Depending on your stamina, you could see Spiderman, Top Gun, and Bullet Train in one day for about $10. Locations vary on Sept.

6. Come perform at the Open Mic at The Creek and The Cave.

Sundays at The Creek and The Cave, 20 comedians perform 3 to 4 minute shows. Fail? Five more comics will get set time if you put your name in the bucket. RSVP to watch or perform. 611 E. Seventh St., Sept. 4, 8 p.m.

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7. Come Get Down at the Hotel Vegas!

A Giant Dog's Labor Day event at Hotel Vegas includes early sets, light effects, and more. Here's more. 1502 E. Sixth St., Sept. 4, 6:30 p.m.