Art, holiday merriment, music and more fun on Monday
Blue Genie Art Bazaar. One of Austin’s biggest holiday shopping markets is back. The annual four-week shopping extravaganza will have artwork, jewelry, clothing and other gifts from more than 200 regional and local artists. You can browse some of the available items ahead of time on the Blue Genie website. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily through Dec. 24 (when it will close at 6 p.m.). Free. 6100 Airport Blvd. bluegenieartbazaar.com.
Ernie Durawa’s 75th Birthday Bash at Antone’s. One of Austin’s most accomplished and respected musicians, Durawa spent many years behind the drums for the Texas Tornados. These days he hosts a weekly Tuesday show at El Mercado Backstage, but for this special birthday salute, he’ll be at Austin’s home of the blues. Many special guests will join in saluting him, including Augie Meyers, Kevin Russell of Shinyribs, Joe King Carrasco, the Peterson Brothers, Los Jazz Vatos, Chris Bell, Murali Coryell, Aaron Lack, Michael Milligan and Ruben V. A $15 suggested donation benefits Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4. 305 E. Fifth St. antonesnightclub.com. — Peter Blackstock
“Botanical Eclipse” at Davis Gallery. In his latest series, on display at the Davis Gallery for a solo show, one of Austin’s best photographers, Matthew Fuller, demonstrates his versatility and wide range of photography skills to bring “Botanical Eclipse” to life. The show explores the constant, interconnected cycle of life forces flowing through our universe. He uses vibrantly colored magnified images to depict both earthly life and cosmic events. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Jan. 13. 837 W. Twelfth St. 512-477-4929, davisgalleryaustin.com.
Miracle on 5th Street Pop-Up Bar. The Eleanor, an events space next door to sibling space the Roosevelt Room downtown, has transformed into a holiday-themed watering hole complete with Christmas trees, a ceiling decked out in lights and themed cocktails like the Run Run Rudolph with blanco tequila, coffee liqueur, iced hot chocolate and Mexican spices. There is also a small food menu. The bar is open daily through the end of the year, although keep an eye on the schedule online for the times when it’s closed for private parties. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. through Dec. 31. 307 W. Fifth St. facebook.com/miracleon5thst.
Wes Anderson Summer: The Final Chapter Double Feature. The East Cesar Chavez bar Weather Up has been regularly hosting a movie night featuring Wes Anderson films. Only two more remain, so there will be a double header: “Bottle Rocket” and “The Darjeeling Limited” playing on the courtyard projector. Come early for a DJ set. There will also be free popcorn, a $5 paired cocktail menu, giveaways and more. Weather Up’s happy hour runs all night on Mondays. 5 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 1808 E. Cesar Chavez St. facebook.com/events/382632695505646/.
“Barrio Daze.”The Latino Comedy Project presents an encore of artistic director Adrian Villegas’ critically-acclaimed solo comedy, a sprawling and irreverent one-man tour through a single day in the barrio. He’ll play multiple characters, from a hopeless panhandling drunk to an unlikely Chicano U.S. Senate hopeful. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through Dec. 16. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. The Institution Theater, 3708 Woodbury Drive. barriodaze.eventbrite.com.