Power for Parkinson's Musical Collage. The locally founded nonprofit hosts a night featuring eight local musicians and bands of varied genres performing one arresting work after another. Music lovers will be captivated by surprising shifts between three different stages to create the collage, according to Power for Parkinson's. Each performer has a connection to the disease and plays to honor those affected by it. Heavy appetizers and drinks will be served. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 4. $125. Austin Central Library, 710 W. Cesar Chavez St. powerforparkinsons.org/musical-collage.
Theater & dance
"100 Planes." Making its world premiere at Filigree Theatre is a bittersweet comic drama that follows three women as ambition, love and passion collide on a U.S. Air Force Base in Germany. Here, hotshot young pilot Lieutenant Kay McClure dreams of being the first to fly a new hybrid fighter jet, begging the legendary Major Anne Clarkson to train her. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, with additional 8 p.m. show April 7, through April 13. $30. Mastrogeorge Theater, 130 Pedernales St. Ste. 318B. filigreetheatre.com.
Thinkery21: SuperPowers. Adults will take over Austin's children's museum for another installment of Thinkery21, which will feature an evening of festive cocktails and fantastic costumes. Activities include superhero trivia, listening to "super awesome sounds," and learning about the the 1966 world premiere of the first full-length Batman movie starring Adam West at Austin’s Paramount Theatre. Become your own superhero at this 21 and up event. 7 to 10 p.m. April 4. $25. 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org/thinkery21.
Bees, Butterflies, Beetles & Blooms. Spring has sprung, the prettiest season at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and the gardens are buzzing with color and activity. Explore and play, and learn why pollinators are attracted to certain plants. Registration is not required, all ages welcome. 1 to 3 p.m. April 6. Free with admission of $6-$12. 4801 La Crosse Ave. 512-232-0100, wildflower.org.
2019 Austin Cactus & Succulent Society Spring Show & Sale. Plant and pottery vendors from Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma will bring their wares to the Zilker Botanical Garden's Austin Area Garden Center. There will be cacti and succulent plants from around the world. Plus, the event will have hourly plant raffles and a daily silent auction. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6-7. Free with admission of $1-$3. 2220 Barton Springs Rd. austincss.com/event-3308538.
Nature Fest at Concordia University. The university's unique setting at the edge of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve offers the perfect environment for its annual Nature Fest. You don't have to be a student to participate in two of the presentations — Sky Kings Falconry on April 9 and Austin Reptile Service snake viewing on April 11 — and take daily guided hikes on varied lengths of the preserve trails. Independent hiking is also allowed on Tornado Trail. 12:30 p.m. April 9 and 11. Free. 11400 Concordia University Dr. 512-313-3000, concordia.edu/naturefest.