Books


Geddy Lee at the BookPeople. Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer and Rush bassist Geddy Lee celebrates rock music’s thunderous bottom end — the bass — in a lavishly illustrated, full-color compendium showcasing more than 200 rare, iconic and sometimes eccentric bass guitars from his extensive collection. Lee will be at BookPeople for a signing only, which is accessible through the purchase of a voucher. Vouchers include a hardcover copy of “Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass.” 5 p.m. Nov. 4. $90. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com


Art


"Lone Star Wild." The exhibit, produced in partnership with Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center and Travis Audubon Society, is a survey of respect for Texas' natural brilliance through four distinct lenses: works by Margie Crisp, David Everett, Billy Hassell and William B. Montgomery. Each artist has fostered a reputation across for their mutual commitment to depictions of wildlife and their environments. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Nov. 30. 837 W. 12th St. davisgalleryaustin.com


Theater & dance


45th Annual B. Iden Payne Awards Ceremony. The B. Iden Payne Awards Council recognizes outstanding theatrical performance, production and design in Austin, and the members are coming together to celebrate another year of local theater with the biggest cast party of the year. The 45th annual awards ceremony, held within Austin’s oldest theater, will have an open bar, finger foods and selected performances from this season. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Nov. 4. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. facebook.com/events/1181898321997029


Music


Austin World Music Presents: World Music Jam at Halcyon. For more than eight years running, Halcyon offers a weekly jam session by a revolving community of fine musicians from around the world. Hosted by composer-violinist Roberto Paolo Riggio, the jam is open to singers and instrumentalists of all levels and styles who seek to experience a relaxed improvisational approach to communication and collaboration. Every week is different. 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 4. Free. 218 W. Fourth St. facebook.com/events/421211248480285