We’ve got some fun days ahead at our local museums, book stores and more.

Friday

Texas Museum of Science & Technology Star Party. Every Friday in November, look at the stars in the parking lot. 8 p.m. Fridays. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org

Friday-Saturday

“Charlotte’s Web” is at Zach Theatre through Dec. 3. Winnie Hsia from Sky Candy plays Charlotte. Kirk Tuck

“Whether the Weather.” Pollyanna Theatre Company presents this weather-inspired play for ages 18 months to 4 years. $6.50. 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Friday-Saturday. Long Center, 701 Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

Saturday

Thinkery. Baby Bloomers for kids infant to 3. Learn about making things move. 9 a.m. Saturday. Special guests throughout the month. $4.50. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Contemporary Austin. Families Create! Miffy’s Friends. Study rabbit sculpture “Miffy’s Fountains” and learn more about rabbits before making your own sculpture. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Texas Museum of Science & Technology.   20th Anniversary of the Tutankhamun Exhibition. The exhibit of 131 replicas of the pharoah’s possessions opens Saturday and will run for the next six months. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org

BookPeople events. Bundy Renfro reads story time. 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble Events: Meet the Maker. Different makers show you how they work. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, all locations. 11 a.m. Saturday story times at all locations: “Penguin Problems,” Saturday.

Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie the Dog. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Austin Public Library Yarborough Branch.

Made With Code. 1 p.m. Saturday, Austin Public Library Cepeda Branch.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. Kids Kraft. Make ecofriendly sculpture. $15. 9 a.m. Saturday for kindergarten-second grade; 11 a.m. 3-5 grade. Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. umlaufsculpture.org

Saturday and Sunday

It’s the last weekend for Barton Hill Farms’ fall festival. Barton Hill Farms

Thinkery.  Owl Pellets Investigation. For 4 and older. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8 child, $8 adult. NXT Mindstorms. For 8 and older. Play with Lego Mindstorms robots. 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8 child, $8 adult. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

“Charlotte’s Web.” Aerial artists Sky Candy bring the spider to life. 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 11 a.m. Saturday. $16-$21. Zach Theatre’s Kleberg Theatre, 1421 W. Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org

Barton Hill Farms fall festival. Find a lot to do including the maze in the shape of Lonesome Dove, live music, pumpkin painting, train rides and more. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. $11 adults, $8 3-10 years old, free for children 2 and younger. $1 off online. Barton Hill Farms, 1115 FM 969, Bastrop. bartonhillfarms.com

Sunday

Bianca Serra, 4, visited the Umlauf Sculpture Garden with her family where she prayed with a bronze statue of a nun. LAURA SKELDING / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Bullock Museum. Family Workshop. See the play “Stille Nacht,” about the rise of Nazism, and write about it. It’s all tied to the exhibit “State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda.” For kids 10 and up. 1 p.m. Sunday. Science Thursdays. Hands-on activities from Central Texas Discover Engineering including boat races. 10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com

BookPeople events. Betsy Devany reads “Lucy’s Lovey.” 2 p.m. Sunday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. Family Day. Live music, yoga, stories and art-making. Free. Noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. umlaufsculpture.org

 

 

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