Fancy UT tailgate and more events will give you a busy Saturday


Comedy

“La Vida de Los Muertos” at Hideout Theatre. “La Vida de los Muertos” is a colorful, fully improvised story that takes place in a fantastical and joyous underworld. Each performance is accompanied by local mariachi group Crockett High School Mariachi de Oro and features an all-Latinx cast, including Aaron Saenz and Adam Rodriguez, in full Dia de los Muertos-inspired costumes and makeup. Plus, of course, there will be plenty of blacklight. 8 p.m. Saturday through Nov. 1. $15. 617 Congress Ave. hideouttheatre.com.

Recreation

Bicycles, Blues & Brews at Hill Country Galleria. In celebration of the city of Bee Cave’s initiative to create hike and bike trails connecting neighborhoods to retailers, the outdoor shopping mall is hosting this first-ever event. Sing to the blues while enjoying beer tastings from local breweries, learn about bicycle safety and rent bicycles from Bicycle Sport Shop. The shop will be giving test rides on their electric bikes. The music lineup includes Kathy & the Kilowatts and the Guy Forsyth Blues Band. 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Free. 12700 Hill Country Blvd. hillcountrygalleria.com.

Dining

Hotel Ella’s Fancy Tailgate. Want to get a little fancy while you get ready to cheer on the Longhorn football team this fall? Hotel Ella’s Fancy Tailgate Series returns before three home games, including this one against the USC Trojans. Each tailgate starts three hours before kickoff and features a buffet by Goodall’s Kitchen, specialty cocktails as well as beer and wine, shuttles to and from the stadium, live music, pre-game broadcasts on the hotel’s front lawn and, finally, bubbly out of the Champagne Supply Co. truck. 4 p.m. Saturday. $55-$265. 1900 Rio Grande St. 2018fancytailgatesatella.splashthat.com.



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