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.
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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.