Blues on the Green, John Kasich book signing and more free events


Sunday

Pints & Paws Fundraiser at Whitestone Brewery. Help eliminate pet homelessness with this Texas Humane Heroes benefit at the Cedar Park brewery, which will be donating $1 from every pint sold to the pet-friendly cause. You’ll also be able to snuggle adoptable dogs. 1 to 5 p.m. 601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Suite 500, Cedar Park. 512-260-3602, facebook.com/events/1274736072604850/.

Monday

John Kasich at BookPeople. The governor of Ohio and former U.S. presidential candidate will be in conversation with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith about his book “Two Paths: America Divided or United,” a frank firsthand account of the 2016 presidential election. 8 p.m. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.

Tuesday

“Atlas: Rebecca Rothfus Harrell.” “Atlas” is Rothfus Harrell’s latest exploration into structure and space and displays evolving landscapes of the natural world that have oftentimes changed through human intervention and interference. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday through July 22. Camiba Art, 2832 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Suite 111. camibaart.com.

Wednesday

Blues on the Green with Jamestown Revival, Walker Lukens at Zilker Park. The long-running and wildly popular free summer music series in Austin’s biggest inner-city park blasts off with a double bill featuring the fast-rising Americana outfit Jamestown Revival plus upstart indie-rocker Walker Lukens. This year KGSR, which presents the events, will be announcing the next show after each one is completed. Music starts at 8 pm.; arrive early for a spot closer to the stage. 2100 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com/promotions/blues-on-the-green. — Peter Blackstock

Friday

Lone Star Court’s Friday Night Flix. The Domain hotel’s film series returns with free bites and “poptails” (popsicles infused with booze) that you can enjoy while watching “Summer School” on a huge outdoor screen in the courtyard. 6 to 11:30 p.m. 10901 Domain Drive. eventbrite.com/e/friday-night-flix-summer-school-tickets-34443835439?.

Saturday

Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant’s 20th Anniversary. The Irish pub in the Warehouse District is turning 20 with a party worthy of the milestone. Live music will be provided by the Blaggards, and there will be plenty of Guinness beer and Tullamore DEW Irish Whiskey as well. 8 p.m. 214 W. Fourth St. facebook.com/events/453234598371098/.

Hill Country Galleria’s Saturday Night Concert Series. Spend your Saturday night outside with a live music show from funky bluegrass band Sour Bridges, free kids’ activities like face painting and fun shopping opportunities from nearby Galleria stores. 7 to 9 p.m. 12700 Hill Country Blvd. hillcountrygalleria.com.



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