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    KIDS & FAMILY

    Community Night

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    September 30, 2015 - September 28, 2016

    Community Night is every Wednesday at the Thinkery! During these hours admission is by donation (suggested $1) but no one is turned away. Often during Community Nights we offer special programming, such as bilingual storytime and all exhibits are included!

    Thinkery is an evolution of Austin Children's Museum and its target audience is children up to 11 years and the adults in their lives. Come ...more


    Sábados en Familia / Family Saturdays

    Presented by Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin

    October 8, 2016

    Sábados en Familia / Family Saturdays

    Sugar Skull Workshops | 10/8 | 10-11 AM, 12:30-1:30 PM


    Second Saturdays: Tall Tales

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria Austin Museum of Art grounds , Austin

    October 8, 2016

    Once upon a time, you came to this storytelling workshop at The Contemporary Austin, where you learned how to write your own scintillating story with the help of Austin Bat Cave. You made a...more

    Moojo Presents: Kids Show with Purly Gates

    Presented by Moojo

    October 9, 2016

    Every Sunday at noon starting from October 9th until the end of October, Moojo will have live music that the whole family can enjoy! There will be music that will make everyone want to dance and...more

    Art & Soul Austin

    Presented by Art & Soul Austin

    January 10, 2010 - October 15, 2016

    Traveling Art Enrichment Classes for ages 3-10 years old. Group art classes,Art Birthday Parties, and private lessons available.


    Fall Holidays Fair

    Presented by Asian American Resource Center at Asian American Resource Center, Austin

    October 15, 2016

    Explore Fall & Winter festivals celebrated in Asia and Beyond! Learn about these celebrations through hands-on activities, demonstrations and cultural performances. Festivals include Yunlin...more

    Moustapaha Madness

    Presented by DRUM the Program and The VORTEX

    October 3 - October 15, 2016

    Moustapha Bangoura is from Guinea West Africa. He danced with the national ballet of Guinea 'Les Ballet Africains' for 22 years. He is a great teacher, historian, dancer, and drummer a...more

    Awesmic City Expo 2016

    Presented by Awesmic City Austin Texas, LLC and B*TRU ARTS at Palmer Events Center, Austin

    October 15 - October 16, 2016

    Awesmic City Expo 2016 - 3rd Annual at Palmer Events Center - 10 - 6 pm promoting arts, science, education and Holistic Health - The Theme is "Cultivating Cosmic Cultures Through Creativity" -...more

    The Blanton’s Third Thursday

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    October 20, 2016

    Join us for art and activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday! Admission is free and the museum stays open through 9pm for a variety of exciting public programs. Check out the schedule...more

    Contemporary Art from Vietnam Exhibit Opening Reception

    Presented by Asian American Resource Center at Asian American Resource Center, Austin

    October 21, 2016

    Featuring contemporary Vietnamese paintings from the International Modern Art Gallery (Houston) including works by internationally acclaimed Vietnamese artists Pham An Hai, Thanh Chuong, Ha Tri...more

    WORLD AFRICAN MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL

    Presented by World African Music And Arts Festival

    October 22, 2016

    World African Music And Arts Festival is dedicated to spreading awareness of African arts and culture through entertainment events.

    We are based out of Austin, Texas. Our missionis to be a...more

    “Rule of Three” feat. Butler Trio

    Presented by Austin Symphony Orchestra at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall, Austin

    October 21 - October 22, 2016

    All great things come in threes. This concert is no exception. For our third Masterworks concert, you will hear three exceptional pieces, by three legendary composers. That’s not all, the...more

    Jack & the Beanstalk

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    October 1 - October 23, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Jack & the Beanstalk

    Dates: October 1-23, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

     

    Join us for the next...more

    Last Straw Fest

    Presented by The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    October 23, 2016

    The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum hosts Last Straw Fest on Sunday, Oct. 23, 12-5 p.m., a free event for all ages at 605 Robert E. Lee Road. Activities will include pumpkin carving with...more

    Long Center Presents: Aida Cuevas & Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles: Mexico y su Mujer

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    October 25, 2016

    The Queen of Mexican Music, Aida Cuevas and America’s first all-female mariachi ensemble, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, unite for Mexico y su Mujer, a concert extravaganza celebrating women in...more

    Long Center Presents: The Aluminum Show

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    October 26, 2016

    This new and unique show brings the material, the music and the artists together on stage in a magical, mystery-filled creation combining visual theater, dance, and humor into an exciting,...more

    Spooktacular

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    October 28, 2016

    Shake your bones at the Bullock Museum's annual Halloween celebration. Skeletons of all shapes and sizes will find fun creating glow in the dark art, experimenting with "bony" science, and moving...more

    Pioneer Farms Haunted Halloween

    Presented by Pioneer Farms at Pioneer Farms, Austin

    October 14 - October 29, 2016

    October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, & 29. 7p-10p Tickets $12/person ages 3+

    Three areas of entertainment and spooky fun! 

    The Green Trail in our Sprinkle Corner Village...more

    Romeo & Juliet

    Presented by Something for Nothing Theater

    October 13 - October 29, 2016

    This fall, Something for Nothing Theater graduates from one show to two shows a year with our Romeo and Juliet, featuring an all-star cast of Austin’s favorite Shakespeareans! R&J stars B....more

    Scores from the Crypt

    Presented by Cinematic Symphony at Klett Performing Arts Center, Georgetown

    October 29, 2016

    Cinematic Symphony has scared up some “boo”tiful pieces for this “howl”oween concert on Oct 29 at 6:00pm in the Klett Center for the Performing Arts in Georgetown!...more

    Spooky Skedaddle Halloween Festival 1K Fun Run, Carnival and Motostalgia Car Show!

    Presented by Texas School for the Deaf Foundation at Texas School For the Deaf, Austin

    October 29, 2016

    Calling all hearing and deaf ghouls, goblins and ghosts! Creep and crawl your way through Texas School for the Deaf Foundation’s 4th annual Spooky Skedaddle 1K Fun Run, Carnival  and...more

    Rosita y Conchita: a Dia de Los Muertos Play

    Presented by Austin Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    October 1 - October 30, 2016

    Rosita y Conchita
    In this imaginative adaptation of Erich Haeger and Eric González's award-winning children's book, two sisters try to reunite on the Day of the Dead. Along the way Rosita...more

    Celebration of Texas Trees at the Wildflower Center

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    November 4, 2016

    Join the Center’s arborists on a walk through the Texas Arboretum. Hear stories of historical Texas oaks as you circle the Hall of Heroes. Learn about native trees fit for Texas’s various...more

    Texas Tree Climb at the Wildflower Center

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    November 5, 2016

    Celebrate Texas Arbor Day by climbing high into the treetops using harnesses, ropes, and helmets just like the arborists at the Wildflower Center. See the world from a bird’s eye view and...more

    The Illusionists

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    November 1 - November 6, 2016

    On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY, will play Bass Concert Hall in Austin...more

    H-E-B Free First Sunday

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    November 6, 2016

    Join us for a celebration to kick off American Indian Heritage Month complete with dancing, drumming, and hands-on activities for all ages. Enjoy FREE exhibition admission from 12-5 pm. Special...more

    12th Dam Chili Cook Off

    Presented by San Marcos Youth Services Bureau

    November 12, 2016

    The 12th Dam Chili Cook Off is an event benefiting the San Marcos Youth Services Bureau, a non-profit, 501(c) that provides after school and summer programs free to youth ages 11 to 17 in San...more

    Heritage Music Series

    Presented by Pioneer Farms at Pioneer Farms, Austin

    October 7 - December 2, 2016

    Put on your dancing shoes and hurry over to Pioneer Farms the 1st Friday of every month for the Heritage Music Series, held in an old time, authentic Texas dance hall. 

    October 7,...more

    Charlotte's Web

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    October 14 - December 3, 2016

    When Fern saves Wilbur, the smallest pig in the litter, Wilbur’s fate falls in the hand of a seemingly fragile web of Charlotte the spider. Charlotte weaves a path to freedom for Wilbur in this...more

    H-E-B Free First Sunday: Celebrate

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    December 4, 2016

    Join us for a day dedicated to the diversity of Texas's celebrations at H-E-B Free First Sunday, held the first Sunday of each month. Enjoy FREE exhibition admission from 12-5 pm. Special family...more

    What's the Story Steve

    Presented by Move Your Tale and Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    September 24 - December 17, 2016

    What’s the Story Steve is ColdTowne Theater’s weekly show for kids and their adults. Each week we create original, fully improvised journeys through a story of the audience’s...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    November 26 - December 18, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    A Christmas Carol

    Dates: November 26- December 18, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

     

    Join us for the...more

    Harlem Globetrotters World Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    December 28, 2016

    Get ready for some amazing basketball fun when the Harlem Globetrotters return to Austin on December 28! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball...more

    GIVING VOICE

    Presented by VSA Texas and AIGA | the professional association for design at Laura Bush Memorial Library, Austin

    September 25, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    This summer, Austin design leaders mentored local teen artists with disabilities. AIGA Austin and VSA Texas would love to share the results of their multi-week workshop through...more

    State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    September 17, 2016 - January 8, 2017

    Explore Nazi propaganda and its impact abroad and at home, through rare artifacts from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, artifacts from Texas lenders, historic film...more

    “Symphonic Follies”

    Presented by Austin Symphony Orchestra at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall, Austin

    January 13 - January 14, 2017

    Enjoy a night of fun lighthearted “classical” music with your Austin Symphony. Music Director, Peter Bay, has arranged an evening filled with fantastic and even funny music by some of the best...more

    Long Center Presents: Odd Squad LIVE!

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    January 15, 2017

    This time, the squad needs your help! Miss O has just delivered a very special mission to Ollie and Otto, and they need your help to crack the case in this live, interactive spy adventure based on...more

    American Flags

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    September 30, 2016 - January 16, 2017

    Displaying early and rare examples of textiles that have the power to stir the soul, special exhibition American Flags includes flags, original artwork, and related memorabilia from one of the...more

    LOVESTREAM

    Presented by special events live at Pan Am Recreation Center, Austin

    June 16 - June 17, 2017

    LOVESTREAM is a global art celebration and we merged with Solstice Fest—TWO festivals for the price of one! Several Chakras around the world connected via live streaming to Austin. Austin will...more

    Not a Sad Tale performance

    Presented by Camiba Art

    September 10, 2016 - September 10, 2017

    Not a Sad Tale

    2016
    Duration: 20 minutes
    Performance and animation by Yuliya Lanina
    Original music by Vladimir Rannev. 

    Not A Sad Tale is a story of...more

    Threadgill's JATA Brunch

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    October 2, 2016 - September 17, 2017

    JATA (JAzz TAlent of Today and Tomorrow) is an opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to sit in with professional musicians from the Austin Jazz Workshop.  Join us to enjoy some...more

    The Threefer

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Threefer is absolutely the best way to get a sample of what Austin improv has to offer. Troupes from every improv theater in town converge to perform here every Thursday, for only three...more

    East 12th Street, Return and Discover

    Presented by East 12th Street Business Corridor

    Ongoing

    The East 12th Street Business Corridor is hosting a district festival featuring food, family and fun. Come for historic talks, music, arts and crafts and more from 11am to 5pm on Saturday,...more

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