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Arts and Drafts Turns One!

Come join the “toughest crafters in the city”* to celebrate the one year anniversary of Arts & Drafts – the weekly crafting group at the Rio Rita.

Thursday, April 17th, 2008.
6:30 PM to ???

Pizza from East Side Pies!
Cake! Thrills! Chills!
Crafty prizes!

Feel free to bring a dish to share – but no drinks please. The Rio Rita has coffee, beer, liquor and non-alcoholic beverages for sale.

* According to the Austin American-Statesman

The week of 8/24 to 8/30 at the Rio Rita!

Hey kids! Another busy week of fun at the Rita. This week breaks down like this:

Join us this Sunday for Brunch. We’ll bring the migas, hash browns and bacon, delicious bacon! You bring the fun and friends. Starts at 1:00 and goes until the food runs out.

The Monday Record Player Party, everyone brings their favorite 45s and then kicks back and enjoys the mix that rises up.   Sign up at 8, music at 9.

On Tuesday the Irish and Old Timey Music Collective meets at 8; rocks the house like it’s 1899.

We are very excited to present a new feature at the Rio Rita. This Wednesday the 30th will be the very first, and very special Milk and Cookies with David Williams at 9. This week his special guest will be the one and only David Williams.

Thursday we have the weekly meeting of Arts and Drafts. Drinking, knitting, crafting, metal work, sketching and great conversation. Every art, craft or drink choice encouraged.  Starts at 7.

Exciting shows at the Grand Opening of Rio Rita!

In celebration of the grand opening Rio Rita, we are excited to announce two great shows on the patio.

Friday March 9 –Tia Carrera’s record release party with Oh Beast! at 8:30. no cover.

Saturday March 10– Pat Todd and the Rank Outsiders (featuring members of the Lazy Cowgirls) and the Apeshits. 9pm. also no cover.

So, come get acquainted with the Rio Rita this weekend.