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Things to do in Abilene around Spring Break

Who isn't ready for a few days off to enjoy the fresh Spring air? Even if you don't get a full week off, there are still so many activities that you can enjoy with your family and friends. The AYP Marketing Subcommittee has once again rounded up some activities for you to eat, enjoy, play and be entertained in Abilene!


March 6-14, 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Zoostock at Abilene Zoo

Chill out at the zoo with your picnic blankets and your lawn chairs to listen to some groovy music over spring break! Groovy wild experiences will happen all week, featuring out amazing animals and great ways you can be a groovy conservationist!




Wednesday March 11, 7:00-9:00 pm

Jim Saddler Live at Betty Rose’s

Join us this Wednesday for Live Music at our Catclaw Dr. Location! Jim Sadler will be kicking off at 7:00 pm! Stop in for a cold drink and some great BBQ!





March 11 & 12, 9:00 am

Spring Break Art Camp at The Grace Museum

$60 Non-Members | $40 Members Kindergarten - 5th Grade You have TWO chances to make Spring Break creative - each camp session is two days! Draw, sculpt, build, and paint this break at The Grace's Spring Break art camps. Students will get to try a variety of materials in this hands-on class that will excite and inspire. Each class is different, students can attend just one camp or both camps.


Thursday March 12 5:30-8:00 pm

Family Night: International Infusion by The Grace Museum

Explore art and cultural activities from 4 different areas of the world at Family Night: International Infusion. From yoga - to bagpiper performances to Dance and art activities - you won’t want to miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly, come-and-go event!



Thursday March 12, 5:30 pm

March ArtWalk by Center for Contemporary Arts

Colton Fox will be live during ArtWalk, brought to you by Abilene Center Stage! Cypress Street Station will be selling beverages during his performance. Bring your chairs and be prepared to dance! Inside the Center we will have artist demonstrations from Braeden Kuppin, Liz Bogard and Dennis Reinke! Come learn about digital art, collaging like Picasso did, and acrylic painting!


Thursday March 12 5:30-8:00 pm

Family Night: International Infusion by The Grace Museum

Explore art and cultural activities from four different areas of the world at Family Night: International Infusion. From yoga - to bagpiper performances to Dance and art activities - you won’t want to miss this FREE, fun, family-friendly, come-and-go event!


Friday March 13, 5:00-9:00 pm

Sixth Annual St. Pappy’s Day Celebration

Come help us celebrate all things Irish. Great beer, food and friends. Grab your favorite Lad or Lassie, put on your favorite green outfit and join us. Black Cats Blues & BBQ will be rolling out their best Irish inspired dishes. This will be a super Shamrock filled time.







Saturday March 14th, 7:00-11:00 pm

Live Jazz at the Mill

Spring is almost here! What better way to bring in a new season??






Saturday March 14, 8:00 pm

Star Party at Abilene State Park

Join the Big Country Master Naturalists for a night of stargazing. We expect a good views of many constellations (Orion, Canis Major, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, etc.) and many deep sky objects (Andromeda Galaxy, Pleiades, Hyades, Beehive Cluster, Orion Nebula, etc.).














Saturday March 14, 11:00 am-11:00 pm

St. Patricks Day Party at Sockdologer Brewing Co.

Beer run at 2:00 pm, registration begins at 1:00 pm. $20 to run! Live music 6:00-9:00 pm!