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Free events this week cap off with Blanton Block Party

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Grupo Fantasma gives a free performance at Waterloo Records this week. [Tamir Kalifa / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]


Fourth Sundays Flea at Fareground. The downtown Austin food hall hosts a new tradition on the fourth Sunday of every month — the Austin Flea. The flea market features handmade items and vintage wares from local vendors. Find one-of-a-kind gifts for any occasion, including jewelry, bath/body products, original artwork, paper goods, textiles and so much more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 111 Congress Ave.


L'eggo My Cocktail at Trace at the W Austin. In honor of International Waffle Day, the Trace restaurant hosts a one-night-only happy hour that will offer breakfast for dinner. There will be specialty cocktails and chicken 'n' waffles to celebrate one of our favorite a.m. foods. 5 to 7 p.m. Monday. 200 Lavaca St.


"God Save Texas." The LBJ Library and Museum hosts a talk about all things Texas with two of the state's most recognized authors, Lawrence Wright and H.W. Brands. They will examine how Texas became a national leader, what our current state of affairs is and which direction the state is headed. Afterward, the LBJ store will host them for a signing of their most recent books, including Wright's "God Save Texas." 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 2313 Red River St.


Grupo Fantasma at Waterloo Records. “American Music, Vol. VII” is the title of the latest record by the heralded local Latin funk ensemble, following six albums released from 2002 to 2016. They took a long break after 2010’s Grammy-winning “El Existential,” but reconstituted 2016 release “Problemas” marked a revival that continues with their second set for Texas label Blue Corn. 5 p.m. Wednesday. 600 N. Lamar Blvd. — Peter Blackstock


Brew Ha Ha Comedy Night. Laughter coupled with beer is always the best medicine. Head to the Circle Brewing taproom for a night of jokes from comedians including Leon Liu, Katie Stone, Lando Shepard and more. The Brew Ha Ha is hosted by Tai Nguyen. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. 2340 W. Braker Lane.


Honk!TX 2019. Enjoy the best in brass sounds from local bands and international performers. There will be three days of music at three different Austin parks, featuring groups including the Dead Music Capital Band, Minor Mishap Marching Band and the Clamor & Lace Noise Brigade. 6 p.m. Friday, 12 p.m. March 30-31. Friday: Mueller Lake Park, 4550 Mueller Blvd. Saturday: Adams Park, 201 W. 30th St. Sunday: Pan Am Park, 2100 E. Third St.

Saturday, March 30

The Blanton Block Party. The Blanton Museum celebrates the return of spring with a day-to-night community festival. It'll have outdoor family art activities, local food, museum tours throughout the day and live performances from Texas KGB, Shy Beast and Riders Against the Storm. Spoken word performances and poetry readings supplement the music. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. March 30. 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 512-471-5482,