Curator Tour of "The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America." Discover the origins of the arts and crafts design movement with curator Chris Long, a professor of architecture at he University of Texas at Austin. Visitors will be guided through "The Rise of Everyday Design," a current exhibit on display at the Ransom Center. Long will describe how the arts and crafts aesthetic evolved and how cross-cultural connections developed across the Atlantic. 7 p.m. March 6. Free. 300 W. 21st St. hrc.utexas.edu/events/.
High Noon Talk: "Exiled: The Last Days of Sam Houston." Explore the untold history of a legendary Texan at the Bullock Museum's monthly High Noon Talk series. Author Ron Rozelle presents "Exiled: The Last Days of Sam Houston," a biography unlike any other written about this legendary Texan because it focuses on his final chapter, after he refused to take an oath of loyalty to the Confederacy and was evicted from office. 12 to 1 p.m. March 6. Free. The Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.
Theater & dance
"Notes from the Field" at Zach Theatre. Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Anna Deavere Smith wrote and starred in what might be her most poignant project yet, and now Zach Theatre takes it on for a production of its own. "Notes From the Field" brings to life the real-life accounts of people caught in America’s school-to-prison pipeline as they navigate inequities in their communities. The play shines a light on a lost generation of America's young people. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday through March 31. $25-$78. 202 S. Lamar Blvd. zachtheatre.org.
Rooftop Art and Design Film Series: "Spirit Labour." A film shown as part of the Contemporary Austin's rooftop film series, "Spirit Labour" follows the creative practice of sculptor and performance artist Janine Antoni through her collaborations and conversations with the choreographer Anna Halprin and the writer Hélène Cixous. Picnics, blankets and BYOB is encouraged for the event. Plus, nearby Royal Blue Grocery will have 20 percent off food and drink purchases. 7 p.m. March 6. $10. The Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave. thecontemporaryaustin.org.
Lake Austin Ales Juicy Blonde Launch. The beer garden of Easy Tiger's Linc location will host the launch party of Lake Austin Ales' latest beer, the Juicy Blonde. Head brewer Kris Gray will be in attendance, and the local brewery's first beer, the Juicy IPA, will also be available. Each batch of the Juicy Blonde is dry-hopped with excessive quantities of Azacca hops until it's chock-full of pineapple and stone fruit notes. As Lake Austin Ales describes it, the beer is "as refreshing as a cool lake breeze on a Texas summer day." 6 to 9 p.m. March 7. Free. 6406 N. Interstate 35. #1100. facebook.com/events/247223169496582/.