Austin Food & Wine Festival
Tastings, cooking demos, seminars and more. 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Sunday. $250-$850. Butler Park, 1000 Barton Springs Road. Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe St. www.austinfoodandwinefestival.com.
Austin Psych Fest
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Deerhunter, the Raveonettes and others play the sixth-annual fest. 2:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday. $60-$150. Carson Creek Ranch, 9501 Sherman Road. www.austinpsychfest.com.
Austin Slow Art Day
The worldwide celebration urges people to experience art in a new way. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Free. Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. www.slowart.com.
Blanton 50 Fest
A 12-hour extravaganza with music, family fun, conversations and more. Noon to midnight Saturday. Free. Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Music, dancing, workshops and more. 9:30 p.m. Saturday. $12-$15. Copa Bar & Grill, 217 Congress Ave. 298-2972, www.bollywoodshake.com/bollywood-night.html.
Buda County Fair & Weiner Dog Races
Weiner dog races, a pet parade, a chili cook-off, kids’ activities and more. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. $3. Buda City Park, 204 San Antonio St., Buda. 565-0505, www.budalions.com.
Camp Fire Walk for Water
A fundraiser walk. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. $25-$35. Mueller Southwest Greenway, 2501 Tom Miller St. 349-2111, www.camp-fire.org.
The music fest features Awolnation, Crizzly, Ghostbunny and others. 5 p.m. Friday. $15-$25. Southwestern University’s Corbin J. Robertson Center, 930 Southwestern Blvd., Georgetown. 863-1345, www.theclusterfest.com.
Giant Amateur Monster Wrestling Championship
Wrestlers in monster costumes compete. 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. Wardenclyffe Gallery, 1101 Springdale Road. 524-0196, www.wardenclyffegallery.com.
Hill Country Wine & Music Festival
Art, live music, wine and more. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. $20. Wildseed Farms, 100 Legacy Drive, Fredericksburg. 830-998-7447, www.hillcountrywineandmusic.com.
HOTOS Show & Sale
The Heart O’ Texas Orchid Society presents its 42nd-annual event. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Free; donations accepted. Zilker Botanical Garden Center, 2220 Barton Springs Road. www.hotos.org.
IM OK 5K
A fundraiser for epilepsy. 8:30 a.m. Sunday. $25-$35. Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 876-8471, www.active.com/running/round-rock-tx/3rd-annual-im-ok-5k-2013.
International Green Fest
Eco-friendly kids’ activities, live entertainment and carnival games. 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Free. Magellan International School, 7938 Great Northern Blvd. www.community.magellanschool.org/greenfest.
A live cooking event with live music, barbecue and premium cocktails. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday. $75. The Salt Lick, 18300 FM 1826, Driftwood. 348-6847, www.austinfoodwinealliance.org/live-fire.
Monster Loyalty Ball
A celebration of all things Lady Gaga; benefits the Equality Texas Foundation. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Free entry; $25 VIP tickets. Oilcan Harry’s, 211 W. Fourth St. www.monsterloyalty.eventbrite.com.
A free music, comedy and arts fest. Noon to 9 p.m. Saturday. Free. Various events in and around downtown San Marcos; visit the festival’s website for complete details. www.ktsw.txstate.edu.
The Retro Run 5K
An untimed fun run; dogs and strollers welcome. 8:30 a.m. Saturday. $30-$45. Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker Lane. www.theretrorun5k.com.
Round Rock Centennial Celebration
A concert, car show, 100-yard dash and street party. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. Free. Various locations; visit the event’s website for full details. 218-5447, www.roundrocktexas.gov/centennial.
Schlotzsky’s Bun Run 5K & 10K
A benefit for the Sunshine Camps. 7 a.m. Sunday. $10-$40. Auditorium Shores, 920 W. Riverside Drive. www.bunrun.com.
Sunset Valley ArtFest
Music, local foods, kids’ activities and more. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Toney Burger Center, 3200 Jones Road. 713-252-6464, www.sunsetvalley.org/artfest.
A 5K and family mile. 8 a.m. Saturday. $15-$70. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. www.texasroundup.org.
Top Rank Texas Boxing Tour
Features Raymundo Beltran. 8 p.m. Saturday. $20-$125. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. 471-7744, www.uterwincenter.com.
Umlauf Garden Party
A celebration of wine, food and art. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday. $150. Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. 445-5582, www.umlaufsculpture.org.
West Austin Studio Tour
A free, self-guided tour of local galleries. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through May 5. Free. Various galleries; visit the event’s website for a map and list of locations. 939-6665, www.west.bigmedium.org.
The White Party
A gathering of philanthropic Austinites with drinks, tastings and dancing. 8 p.m. Friday. $175. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 735-2400, www.whitepartyaustin.org.
Wimberley Arts Fest
Live music, art, food and more. 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free. Blue Hole Regional Park, Wimberley. 826-4286, www.wimberleyartsfest.com.
Whole Hog BBQ & Bike Show
A benefit for the Austin Children’s Shelter. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. $5-$25. Cowboy Harley-Davidson, 10917 Interstate Highway 35. www.eventbrite.com/event/6093944151.
A celebration of Bastrop’s early cultures. 6:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Friday and Saturday free; Sunday’s Cowboy Breakfast $15. Various locations in downtown Bastrop; visit the festival’s website for complete details. 303-0558, www.bastropdba.org/yesterfest.html.
Markets & bazaars
6701 Burnet Road Markets. Open-air flea market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Produce and prepared foods market with live music and more, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. 879-8565, www.6701burnetroadmarketblog.com.
Austin Open Air Market. Great Hills: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Oak Hill: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Great Hills: 10000 Research Blvd. Oak Hills: 6300 Highway 71. 796-3842, www.austinopenairmarket.com.
Barton Creek Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Parking lot of Barton Creek Square mall, intersection of South Loop 1 and South Capital of Texas Highway.www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org.
Bastrop Producers Market. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. 977 Highway 71 West, Bastrop.www.bastropproducersmkt.com.
Downtown Manor Farmers Market. 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. 104 E. Rector St., Manor. 278-1611, www.manorfarmersmarket.org.
Georgetown Farmers Market. 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Georgetown Church of Christ parking lot, 1525 W. University Ave., Georgetown. www.gtfma.com.
Highland Mall Farmers Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Parking lot of the Highland Mall, 6001 Airport Blvd. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org.
Hope Farmers Market. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays. Pine Street Station, 414 Waller St. www.hopefarmersmarket.org.
Main Street Market. Local gardeners, growers and artisans. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. 217 S. Main St., Lockhart. www.mainandmarket.wordpress.com.
Monument Market. Local produce, gluten-free items, pastries and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 500 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 240-4715, www.themonumentmarket.com.
Round Rock Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Scott & White Hospital parking lot, 300 E. University Blvd., Round Rock. www.gtfma.com.
San Marcos Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays: 155 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos. 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays: 204 S. Edward Gary St., San Marcos. 830-534-7908, www.sanmarcosfarmersmarket.com.
SFC Farmers’ Market. Downtown: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Fourth and Guadalupe streets. East: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, 51st Street and 183. The Triangle: 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, West 46th Street at North Lamar Boulevard and Guadalupe Street. Sunset Valley: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, 3200 Jones Road. 236-0074, www.sfcfarmersmarket.org.
Sun City Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. Sun City Social Center parking lot, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown. www.gtfma.com.
Sunset Valley Artisan Market. Artwork, crafts, jewelry and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Toney Burger Center, 3200 Jones Road. 236-0074, www.sunsetvalleyartisanmarket.wordpress.com.
Austin Children’s Museum. Hands-on exhibits for little ones.10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays-Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $4.50-$6.50; children younger than 12 months free. Free admission from 4 to 5 p.m. Sundays. 201 Colorado St. 472-2499, www.austinkids.org.
Austin History Center. Exhibits examining the city’s past. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. 810 Guadalupe St. 974-7480, www.austinhistorycenter.org.
Bullock Texas State History Museum. Exhibits, plus an IMAX theater. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. $4-$22. 1800 N. Congress Ave. 936-8746, www.thestoryoftexas.com.
Capitol Visitors Center. Learn more about the capitol building. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 112 E. 11th St. 305-8400, www.tspb.state.tx.us/CVC/home/home.html.
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Features exhibits, films and programs on the country’s past. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. UT’s Sid Richardson Hall, 2313 Red River St. 495-4518, www.cah.utexas.edu.
Elisabet Ney Museum. Collection of sculptor’s works in her studio. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission by donation. 304 E. 44th St. 458-2255, www.austintexas.gov/department/elisabet-ney-museum.
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Mexican American, American Indian, Chicano and other Latino cultural arts and heritage. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 600 River St. 974-3772, www.maccaustin.org.
French Legation Museum. A glance into the Republic of Texas and Victorian eras. 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. $2-$5. 802 San Marcos St. 472-8180, www.frenchlegationmuseum.org.
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center. Exhibits on African-American culture and history. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 1165 Angelina St. 974-4926, www.carvermuseum.org.
Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms. A 100-acre living history park and museum depicting 1800s rural Texas life. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. $6-$8; $5 each for groups of 20 or more; children younger than 2 free. 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive. 837-1215, www.pioneerfarms.org.
Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum. Exhibits on the life and legacy of Susanna Dickinson, who survived the Battle of the Alamo. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Free. 411 E. Fifth St. Free. 974-3830, www.susannadickinsonmuseum.org.
LBJ Presidential Library. The life and presidency of Lyndon Baines Johnson. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $3-$8. 2313 Red River St. 721-0200, www.lbjlibrary.org.
Mexic-Arte Museum. “Masked: Changing Identities,” showcasing popular masks from the museum’s permanent collection. Through May 5. “Unmasked: Lucha Libre,” highlighting the Mexican tradition of masked wrestling. Through May 5. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $1-$5; free admission Sundays. 419 N. Congress Ave. 480-9373, www.mexic-artemuseum.org.
Harry Ransom Center. Dedicated to art and literature. Free. General hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Free. 300 W. 21st St. 471-8944, www.hrc.utexas.edu.
Mexic-Arte Museum. Exhibits on the culture and art of Mexico. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 419 N. Congress Ave. 480-9373, www.mexic-arte.org.
O. Henry Museum. Dedicated to the life and work of William Sidney Porter, better known as O. Henry. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Free. 409 E. Fifth St. 472-1903, www.ohenrymuseum.org.
Republic of Texas Museum. Artifacts from the 1800s. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. $2-$5. 510 E. Anderson Lane. 339-1997, www.drtinfo.org.
South Austin Popular Culture Center. 1 to 6 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays. Free. 1516 S. Lamar Blvd. 440-8318, www.southaustincenter.org.
Texas Folklife. Cultural exhibits and archives. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m Mondays-Fridays. Free. 1317 S. Congress Ave. 441-9255, www.texasfolklife.org.
Texas Memorial Museum. Dinosaurs, fossils, gems, minerals, wildlife and exhibits. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4:45 p.m. Sundays. Free. 2400 Trinity St. 471-1604, www.utexas.edu/tmm.
Texas Music Museum. The history of music in Austin. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Free. 1009 E. 11th St. 472-8891, www.texasmusicmuseum.org.
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. Contemporary sculptures in a natural setting. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $1-$3.50, children younger than 6 free. 605 Robert E. Lee Road. 445-5582, www.umlaufsculpture.org.
The Williamson Museum. Highlights the history of Williamson County. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 943-1670, www.williamsonmuseum.org.
Nature & outdoors
Austin Nature and Science Center. Native Texas wildlife, the Dino Pit, hiking trails, ponds, camps, more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 301 Nature Center Drive inside Zilker Park. 974-3888, www.austintexas.gov/department/austin-nature-science-center.
Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary. Primates, big cats, birds, reptiles, more at kid-oriented, privately run sanctuary. 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily; no entry after 4:30 p.m. $5-$9. 10808 Rawhide Trail. 288-1490, www.austinzoo.org.
Capital of Texas Zoo. Nonprofit dedicated to education and conservation. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 376-A Jenkins Road, Cedar Creek. Children younger than 2 free, ages 2-11 $7.49, adults $9.99. 303-6675, www.capitaloftexaszoo.org.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Gardens and exhibits celebrating the life and legacy of the former first lady. 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $3-$9. 4801 La Crosse Ave. 232-0100, www.wildflower.org.
Stargazing at the University of Texas campus. Star parties on the roof of Robert Lee Moore Hall on Wednesday nights and viewings at the Painter Hall Telescope on Friday and Saturday nights. Free. Call 471-5007 for times and 232-4265 for weather cancellations. outreach.as.utexas.edu/public/parties.html.
Westcave Preserve Weekend Tours. Public tours at hill country preserve offered at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; weekdays by appointment. $2 child, $5 adult, $15 family. 24814 Hamilton Pool Road, Round Mountain. 830-825-3442, www.westcave.org.
Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. Hill Country preserve offers three miles of hiking trails. Trails open sunrise to sundown daily. $2-$3. 805 N. Capital of Texas Highway. 327-7622, www.wildbasin.org.
Sports & fitness
Ballet Austin drop-in dance and fitness classes. More than 60 classes a week, including ballet, tap, jazz and body sculpting. $17 for a single class. Butler Community School, 501 W. Third St. 476-9151, www.balletaustin.org/community.
Free adult introductory dance classes. Learn tap, ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop or flamenco basics. 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. Tapestry Dance Company, 2302 Western Trails Blvd. 474-9846, www.tapestry.org.
“Keep Austin Meditating.” Breathing and meditation sessions. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 4 p.m. Sundays. Free. 5555 N. Lamar Blvd., Suite C-104. 297-7950, www.keepaustinmeditating.org.
Mix3r Weekend Workouts. Instructor-led workouts with a live DJ. 9 a.m. Saturdays. Free. Body by Frame, 6709 Burnet Road. 402-2554, www.bodybyframe.com.
Texas Beer 5K Run. A three-mile run with stops at some of the city’s best bars and restaurants; arrive 10 minutes early. 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. $30. Texas Running Company Downtown, 1101 W. Fifth St. www.cityrunningtours.com/austin.
Yoga and pilates classes. Noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. Sundays. $10. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Road. 478-5282. www.vortexrep.org.