Bat Tour - Monday; May 21st, 2012; 7:30pm
Over 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats reside under the Congress Street Bridge, which is adjacent to the Hyatt Regency Austin, host of ICAAR 2012. Nightly viewings are available from the hotel and its surroundings, but we have arranged for a private, 3-hour river cruise that will allow for close-up viewing of the emergence of the bats and a scenic tour of the beautiful Lady Bird Lake. The tour, operated by Capitol Cruises, will depart at approximately 8:00 pm on Monday, May 21. The cost of this optional cruise will be $30 and will include ice cold Texas beer. Please follow the link below to register for this educational and fun cruise.
San Marcos Shopping - Tuesday; May 22nd, 2012; 9:00am
Enjoy the day shopping at the San Marcos Premium Outlet Stores. Visit 140 outlet stores including Betsey Johnson, Cole Haan, Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Nike, Prada, Saks Fifth Avenue and more.
Duck Tour - Wednesday; May 23rd, 2012; 10:oo am
Join us for an amphibious tour of Downtown Austin and Lake Austin in one of Austin Duck Tours Unsinkable vehicles. The tour is 75 minustes of sighting that will include Historic Sixth Street, the State Capitol Building, Bob Bullock State History Museum, the Governor's Mansion and Lake Austin.
Salt Lick Banquet - Thursday; May 24th, 2012; 5:15pm
$75/per person (Guests only, attendees cost included in registration fee)
This will be a very unique conference banquet, including live entertainment and great local food at The Salt Lick, in rustic Driftwood, Texas.