Star Wars Day Celebration. Other World Austin celebratesSaturday's Star Wars Day with its annual Star Wars Fan Film Shorts program. Look for food from Wünder Pig Barbecue Co. and prizes for Best Costume and Wookie Mating Call. The venue is kid-friendly with craft sodas available and pinball; the short films screened are not rated. For the adults, there will be Star Wars-themed beers. Win prizes for wearing the best costume (so yes, feel free to dress up) and making the best wookiee mating call. 6 to 10:30 p.m.Saturday. Free. 10420 Metric Blvd. facebook.com/events/423907198385617/.
May the 4th Be with Y’all 2019. This is the charity event for Star Wars lovers. This year’s art show will showcase local and national artists as well as participants in Chula League’s “Little Artist Big Artist” program. Look for a charity raffle, costume contests for kids and adults, photo ops, performances, tattooing, and a parade for kids and and pets. The suggested donation benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities Of Central Texas. 2 p.m. Saturday. $10 suggested donation. The Highball, 1120 S Lamar Blvd. thehighball.com/events/detail/28361. — Joe Gross
Jmblya at Circuit of the Americas. Once showcasing EDM and rap, the lineup for Scoremore’s Texas turn-up leans hard into hip-hop this year. Houston rap superstar Travis Scott leads a bill that also includes Lil Wayne, Kevin Gates, Gunna and Sheck Wes. A late addition to the bill routes Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” through Austin. The country-trap breakout, who’s been riding high atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart, is listed as a special guest for the event. Tickets start at $109. Gates at noon Saturday. 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd. jmblya.com. — Deborah Sengupta Stith
Diana Greenberg at Wally Workman Gallery. Nature has inspired much of local painter Diana Greenberg's fifth show at Wally Workman, botanical forms appearing in many of these abstract works with prisms of color that break through solemn gray to inspire feelings of hope. She has also created a series of atmospheric paintings. Opening reception 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday through May 26. 1202 W. Sixth St. wallyworkmangallery.com.
Pop Cats. Austin might be known as a dog-friendly city, but we love our cats, too. So much so that the Pop Cats convention is back with plenty of feline fun. There will be cat playgrounds for both kids and adults, costume contests, music, face painting, on-site cat adoptions and more than 80 vendors selling cat-themed art and wares. A portion of the proceeds from ticket and booth sales at the event benefit eight local nonprofits, including Austin Animal Center. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $10-$40. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road. popcats.org
Cinco de Cuatro at Independence Brewing. Get started on your Cinco de Mayo celebrating a day early. Independence is serving up chocolate-covered bananas and a few rousing rounds of Loteria with prizes available. The Southeast Austin brewery will also set up a boat building and design station so you can feature your boat in a parade taking place at 5 p.m. Plus, don't miss a taste of a new mezcal-inspired beer with smoked oranges and cricket salt. 12 to 7 p.m. Saturday. $10 wristbands. 3913 Todd Lane, Suite 607. facebook.com/events/867004596982498/.
Joe Nick Patoski at SouthPop. Texas author Patoski will sit for a panel discussion about his book, "Austin to ATX." The book covers the decades in Austin from the 1970s to today and examines what makes Austin such a one-of-a-kind city. For this event, he will be joined by some of the notable Austinites he profiles in his book, including artist, comedian and Uranium Savages frontman Kerry Awn, counter-culture commentator Artly Snuff and SouthPop director Leea Mechling, along with a mystery guest. 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Free. 1516B S. Lamar Blvd. southpop.org.