O. Henry Pun-off Day 2020 is on Saturday, May 16, 2020: off Day - I am coming to austin in 2 weeks?


Saturday, May 16, 2020 is O. Henry Pun-off Day 2020. O.Henry Pun-Off World Championships Pun-Off Producer & Leerless

I am coming to austin in 2 weeks?

The Capital Building is really cool and up the road they have under this bridge thing a place where bats fly out at night and it's cool to watch that but up and down downtown Austin there were plenty of clubs and bars, a real good barbaque place not to far from the capitol is "Iron Works barbaque" if your into baseball just up the road in round rock you can watch the Round Rock Express, I found this on the internet

101 Great Things To Do in Austin

1. Ascend all 106 steps of Mt. Bonnell to enjoy the view. 478-0098

2. Take a friend to Hamilton's Pool and experience the miracle of Nature. 264-2740

3. Take a moonlight tour of the Wide Basion Preserve. 327-7622

4. Go for a ride on the long star riverboat or Capitol Cruise. (seasonal) 327-1388, 480-9264

5. Join hundreds standing in line for a chance to see a taping of "Austin City Limits". 471-4811 ext. 310 or write from out of town: P.O.Box 7158, Austin, TX 78713

6. Walk, jog or bike the Hike and Bike Trail along Town Lake. 499-6700

7. In the summar, at dusk, sit on the banks of Town Lake and watch the nightly debut of thousands of bats coming out from under the congress Ave. Bridge. 327-9721

8. Spend an afternoon at austin History Center. 499-7840

9. On a Saturday or Sunday, take a tour of the Westcave Preserve to view native flor and fauna. 512 825-3442

10. Explor Austin's historic cemeteries where Texas Legends have been laid to rest. 478-8930

11. Stroll throug Ziker Rose Gardens and Taniguchi Oriental Garden. 477-8672

12. Drive across the award-winning Pennybacker Bridge. 478-0098

13. View the uniq, late 19th-century MoonlightTower. 478-0098

14. attend a service at the olderst Prostant church west of the Mississippi (St. David's Episcopal Church). 472-1196

15. Go to an outdoor concert at Symphony Square. 476-6064

16. Watch the UT Longhorns play at Memorial Stadium. 471-1420

17. Swim in the constant 68 degrees, spring-fed Barton Springs (476-9044) or the heated Stacy pool (477-7273).

18. Play a round of golf on one of the many first-class Austin golf courses. 478-0098

19. Prepare your bbest pun and participate in the O. Henry Pun Off (May). 472-1903

20.Run in the Capitol 10,000 (April). 445-3596

21. Enjoy live music 7 nights a week in one of the many local clubs. 478-0098

22. Go to Sixth Street on Halloween for a Spook-tacular time. 478-0098

23. Clebrate July 4th by listening to the Austin Symphony and watch the fireworks on Auditorium Shores. 476-6064

24. Take a tour of the Governor's Mansion, weekday mornings. 463-5518

25. Stroll the twelve-acre grounds at Laguna Gloria Art Meseum and enjoy an exhibit. 458-8191

26. Spend a few hours experiencing rural central Texas as it was in the 1880's at the Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm. 837-1215

27. Visit the George Washington Carver Museum and Library. 472-4809

28. Picnic at Rosewood Park during the Juneteenth Celebration (June). 472-6838

29. Take a tour of the University of Texas campus. 471-1420

30. Celebrate Diez Seis y Seid de Septiembre at Fiesta Gardens (Sept.). 476-7502

31. Take a Historic Walking Tour of downtown Austin. 478-0098/442-1004

32. Go sculling, paddle boating or canoeing on Town Lake. 478-0098

33. Campp and swim at Ssndy Creek. 469-6867

34. "Take a hike" on Barton Creek Nature Preserve. 478-0098

35. Stay in one of Austin's historic bed & breakfasts. 478-0098

36. Go to a play at Mary Mood Northen Theatre. 448-8484

37. Visi the 1840's French Legation, a foreign embassy. 472-8180

38. Follow the Walk of Stars on Six Street. 478-0098

39. Visit the Elisabet Ney Museum, studio and home to this German sculptor. 458-2255

40. Shop at the downtown Bluebbonnet Market Place. 476-3484

41. Spend a morning/afternoon at the Travis County Farmers' Market. 454-1002

42. Tour Austin's local wineries and sample award-winning wines. 478-0098

43. Experience unique shopping at Sixth Street's "West End". 478-0098

44. "and they're off!" Horse racing at Manor Downs. 272-5581

45. Ride the train or fly a kite in Zker Park. 477-7273

46. Spend some time at Discovery Hall, a hands-on science center. 474-7616

47.Tour our historic State Capitol Building. 463-0063

48. View the spectacular sunset from the Oasis Cantina del Lago. 266-2441

49. Research your roots in the genealogy department at the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives & Library. 463-5463

50. Attend the Austin/Travis Country Livestock Show & Rodeo (March). 4733-9200

51. Spend a day or two at the Old Pecan St. Spring/Fall Arts Festivals. 448-1797 (May & September)

52. Park at Palmer Auditorium, take the "Dillo" and tour 9not narrated) downtown Austin and the UT area. 478-0098

53. Have a western hat made by the famous hatmarker Manny Gammage. 441-4287

54. Attend an outdoor theatrical or musical performance at Ziker park. 397-1463

55. Go boating on Lake Austin and stop at The Pier to listen to a local band. 327-

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