In May, I picked up an Austin Monthly magazine that promised a list of 100+ fun things to do over the summer. Yes! Time to kick off the first annual Best Summer Ever Project! Except, a lot of the items they listed included taking your kid(s) to the park or going for a hike. Too bad I don't have kids and don't want to hike in temperatures above 85 degrees.
Evidently, I needed to fill my own summer with fun. I stole a few things off their list, and added some of mine. Secret Agent Man is helping contribute to the list (and the fun), so with his help, I think we might just reach 100+ items. We've even started crossing items off the list. . .and it has been a pretty great summer.
Here are some of my Best Summer Ever Project: 2010 objectives:
Take a Cosmic Cowboy Tour
Play skeeball at The Highball
Eat & drink German style at the World Famous Walburg Restaurant
Borrow the niece (his) and nephews (mine) for a Little Lounge Lizards Dance Party
Taste test snow cones around the city
Take a UT Moonlight Prowl
Eat some quality baked goods from Naegelin's Bakery, the oldest bakery in Texas
Attend a Round Rock Express game
Play a round of Peter Pan Mini Golf
Taste test frozen yogurt around the city
Watch a movie at the Paramount, during the Summer Film Series
Cheer for the home team at a Texas Rollergirls match
Free Full Moon Yoga (umm, not exactly what it sounds like)
Eat ice cream and pet goats at Sweet Berry Farm
Rock & roll at the Second Sunday Sock Hop
Try our luck at Drag Queen Bingo
Watch the sun set at Dry Creek Cafe
Cupcake Taste Test (although I think I've already tried enough varieties around town to guess my favorite)
Eat pie at Blue Bonnet Cafe
Tour Blue Bell Creamery
Feel the thunder at Thunderhill Raceway
Watch a movie in Deep Eddy Pool
Bowl & Glow at the UT Union
Eat trailer food (I have a list of places to try)
See a movie at the fancy theatre
Go on vacation someplace cool
Try out new (to me/us) restaurants on the cheap (Dear Groupon & Living Social, thank you for your assistance in this option) Right now, we have plans to check out Zoot, Stone House Vineyard, and Mansion on Judge's Hill.
Twenty-seven items on that list, and there are still more that we crossed off before even putting them on the list. Best Summer Ever! Updates to follow. I just planned your next 20 date nights, didn't I? You're welcome.