Explore museums, nature and heritage this weekend in Austin, Sept. 29-Oct. 1
After some rain on Friday, it will be a beautiful weekend for getting out and seeing Austin with the family.
Try these family events.
Bullock Museum. American Indian Heritage Day. Celebrate with dancing performances, drumming, crafts and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Little Thinkers Club. Get Into Shapes.9:45 a.m. for 2-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. for 3-year-olds, Fridays, through Oct. 27. $20 per class, $140 for the series. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Hands-on preschool program. 10 a.m. Fridays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
Sweet Berry Farm. Hay rides, corn mazes, pick your own pumpkins and more. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 8. Pay per activity. 1801 FM 1980, ?Marble Falls. sweetberryfarm.com
Pollyanna Theatre Company presents “A Moon of My Own.” A young girl goes on an adventure with the moon. For kids kindergarten through second grade. 9:30 a.m. Oct. 2, Oct. 5-6; 11:30 a.m. Friday, Monday, Oct. 5-6; 2 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Oct. 7-8. $10.50-$13.50. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org
Baby Bloomers. Learn about colors. For infant to 3. 9 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. Special guests throughout the month. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Nature Play Hour. Play in the Family Garden. 11 a.m. Saturdays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
Toybrary Austin.Date night babysitting. For ages 1-5. $25 first child, $10 siblings. 5-8 p.m. Saturdays. Rainbow Party. Milly McSilly tells stories in this rainbow-themed party. $10. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
BookPeople Story times: Hello Autumn. 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble 11 a.m. Saturday story time at all locations: “Runny Babbit Returns.”
Literature Live Presents: “Strega Nona.” 1 p.m. Saturday, Recycled Reads.
Robinson Family Farm Pumpkin Patch. Go through a corn maze, go on a hay ride, pet the goats and pick a pumpkin. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 29. Free, but pay for each activities and pumpkins. 3780 White Owl Lane, Temple. therobinsonfamilyfarm.com
Barton Hill Farms. Corn maze, farm animals and more than 30 activities, plus pumpkin picking. 10 a.m.-8 pm. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 5. $14, extra for pumpkins and face painting. 1115 FM 969, Bastrop. bartonhillfarms.com
Zach Theatre presents “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.” Head to Narnia in the C.S. Lewis tale. 11 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. More shows through Feb. 10. $18-$24. Whisenhunt Stage, 1510 Toomey Road. zachtheatre.org
Emily Ann Theatre presents “Thumbelina.” See this classic children’s tale on stage. $10-$8. 10 a.m. Saturday and Oct. 7, 14, 21; 2 p.m. Sunday, and Oct. 8, 15, 22. 1101 RM 2325, Wimberley.
“Rosita y Conchita.” See this bilingual Día de los Muertos play about two sisters who try to reunite. $8-$12. 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, plus more shows through Oct. 29. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org
Emily Ann Theatre presents “Thumbelina.” See this classic children’s tale on stage. $8-$10. 2 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Saturday, plus more shows through Oct. 22. 1101 Ranch Road 2325, Wimberley.
Austin School Expo. See what different preschools, private schools and charter schools are available to you. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. Pan Am Rec Center, 2100 E. Third St. and Austin Sports Complex, 1420 Grande Toro Blvd. Free. austinschoolexpo.com
Alamo Drafthouse events. “Ghostbusters” Party. 7 p.m. Sunday, Mueller. drafthouse.com
Big Don Kid Show. It’s a hip-hop storytelling show, plus CD release party. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38th 1/2 St.
BookPeople events. Julie Fogliano and Christian Robinson read “When’s My Birthday?” 11:30 a.m. Sunday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com