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    Nature Nights

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

    June 9 - June 30, 2016

    Nature Nights are fun-filled explorations of plants, animals and the ecology of Central Texas. Each Nature Night features interactive presentations, hikes with experts in their fields, book signings and readings in the Store, and nature crafts for kids of all ages. Nature Nights are supported through volunteer efforts by local organizations and sponsorship from HEB.  

    Regular admission ...more


    Shrek: The Musical

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    June 3 - July 3, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents:

    Shrek: The Musical

    June 3- July 3, 2016 (Fridays & Saturdays- 8:15 PM, Sunday, July 3- 8:15 PM)

     

    Based on the...more

    HEB AUSTIN SYMPHONY JULY 4TH CONCERT & FIREWORKS PRESENTED BY AT&T U-VERSE

    Presented by Roadway Productions at Auditorium Shores, Austin

    July 4, 2016

    Austin Symphony’s July 4th Concert and Fireworks is an Austin Tradition. Free Fireworks, and a Free Live performance for all central Texans. Great food and drinks, and a variety of local Arts...more

    The Doubleclicks Play Dragon's Lair

    Presented by Dragon's Lair

    July 6, 2016

    What do you get when you combine two sisters with a cat keyboard, nerdy lyrics, serious musical chops, and 30 cities? It’s the Doubleclicks, Portland, Oregon’s beloved geeky folk-pop duo, and...more

    Music Under the Star: The Midnight Stroll with Walker Lukens

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

    July 8, 2016

    Enjoy a special lineup of Texas artists as a part of the Bullock Museum's free concert series Music Under the Star, held Friday evenings from 6-9 pm on the museum's Lone Star Plaza. Plus, park for...more

    Storytime Art

    July 18, 2014 - July 15, 2016

    Storytime Art, or StArt! is a great opportunity for your young child to experience art! Storytimes are geared to the 3 – 5 year old preschooler, but some projects could easily translate into...more

    ¡A Viva Voz! Celebration:

    Presented by Lozano Long Institute of Latin America Studies

    April 14 - July 15, 2016

    LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections proudly presents the 14th annual ¡A Viva Voz! Celebration of Latina/o Arts and Culture: “Historias/Viajes: A Conversation with Marta...more

    Music Under the Star: Los TexManiacs with Flaco Jimenez

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

    July 15, 2016

    Enjoy a special lineup of Texas artists as a part of the Bullock Museum's free concert series Music Under the Star, held Friday evenings from 6-9 pm on the museum's Lone Star Plaza. Plus, park for...more

    Dance Africa Fest

    Presented by Dance Africa Fest

    July 16, 2016

    This all-day workshop and performance series celebrates the rhythms and movements of the African Diaspora, featuring international choreographer Ismael Kouyaté, Houston's own Kouman...more

    Trouble on the Double

    Presented by Pollyanna Theatre Company at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    July 9 - July 17, 2016

    Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre, a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, presents Trouble on the Double by Holly...more

    Summer Concert Series

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    July 20, 2016

    Summer Concerts in the Park

    Dates: June 15, 2016  Band:  Sarah Pierce (Country/Folk Rock)
      July 20, 2016  Band:  Zach Willard...more

    friday movie matinee: IN THE HEART OF THE SEA

    Presented by Austin Public Library - Old Quarry Branch

    July 22, 2016

    Friday Movie Matinee: IN THE HEART OF THE SEA @ Old Quarry Library 7051 Village Center Dr. Austin, TX 78731. 512-974-8860.

    from 2-4 pm on July 22, 2016


    Stories Summer Institute Reception and Listening Party

    Presented by Texas Folklife at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    July 22, 2016

    Folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin will be returning to present a sampling of her work in radio and folklore, as well as completed audio documentaries produced at...more

    Music Under the Star: Quiet Company with Riders Against the Storm

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

    July 22, 2016

    Enjoy a special lineup of Texas artists as a part of the Bullock Museum's free concert series Music Under the Star, held Friday evenings from 6-9 pm on the museum's Lone Star Plaza. Plus, park for...more

    Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture

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

    March 12 - July 24, 2016

    The exhibition Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture explores the complex systems that bring food from farm to fork. View rare artifacts, such as a Sumerian rice weight, a...more

    Lady Bird Day

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

    July 24, 2016

    The Wildflower Center honors its founder, Lady Bird Johnson, and all that she did for our nation's treasured environment on Lady Bird Day. Lady Bird Day recognizes Mrs. Johnson’s...more

    Insights: Q+A with Exhibition Designers

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

    July 27, 2016

    The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum will be having a Q+A session with our Studio in the Museum exhibition designers: Stephanie Busing & Nimer Aleck.


    Bodhi Buddies - A mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids

    Presented by Mind Body Yoga

    July 11 - July 29, 2016

    Mind Body Yoga presents “Bodhi Buddies,” a mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids.  Bodhi in Sanskrit means ‘awakened or enlightened’ and reflects our mission – to awaken...more

    Summer Camp

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

    June 20 - July 29, 2016

    Summer Art Camps at the UMLAUF offer extraordinary adventures in a natural oasis! Each week this summer, kids can embark on a new adventure. Through weaving, building birdhouses, creating...more

    The Journey of Tam

    Presented by Pegasus Plays Theatre at The City Theatre, Austin

    July 2 - July 30, 2016

    In "The Journey of Tam," writer and actor Alex Garza turns his original work of fiction into a stage performance through the use of puppetry, movement, props, and homemade music. He tells the...more

    Comedy of Errors

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company at Round Rock Amphitheater, Austin

    July 7 - July 30, 2016

    Take one pair of estranged twin brothers (both named Antipholus); add one pair of estranged twin servants (both named Dromio); throw them in a city known for sorcery; and what do you get?...more

    Cinderella

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    July 9 - July 31, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Cinderella

    Dates: July 9- 31, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

    Join us for the next installment in our interactive...more

    Exhibit at the Bass Concert

    Presented by Mobile Art Program at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    May 14 - August 6, 2016

    Art created by seniors participating in classes provided the Mobile Art Program will be on display May 14 - August 6 at the Univ. of Texas, Bass Concert Hall, ground floor. Since 2007 Mobile Art...more

    Bodhi Buddies - A mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids

    Presented by Mind Body Yoga

    August 1 - August 12, 2016

    Mind Body Yoga presents “Bodhi Buddies,” a mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids.  Bodhi in Sanskrit means ‘awakened or enlightened’ and reflects our mission – to awaken...more

    Spring Break and Summer Camps

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    March 14 - August 19, 2016

    The Thinkery is excited to welcome young innovators, Pre-K-5th grade, to camp during spring break and summer 2016. Camps are designed around unique themes that inspire campers to learn through...more

    12th Annual Bat Fest

    Presented by Roadway Productions at Congress Avenue Bridge Bats, Austin

    August 20, 2016

    What will you see at Bat Fest this year? 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from under the bridge at dusk, 3 stages with live music, more than 75 arts & crafts vendors, delicious...more

    Ice Ball Gala 2016

    Presented by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas at Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin

    August 20, 2016

    Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for Austin’s brightest gem, the Ice Ball gala. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, auction and live music, while also making a lifetime...more

    DJ Bling's Back 2 School Festival

    Presented by DJ Bling's Back 2 School Foundation and Austin Creative Alliance at Givens Recreation Center, Austin

    August 21, 2016

    DJ Bling's Back 2 School Festival is an effort to provide school supplies to less fortunate families in the Austin urban community during the school year. DJ Bling's Back 2 School Festival is a...more

    ATX Action Sports Camp

    Presented by Texas Skateboarding Club

    March 14 - August 25, 2016

    The ATX Action Sports Camp was founded on the idea that kids should have a choice outside of "traditional" sports. Our primary goal is to provide an outlet for kids to explore their own...more

    Young Latino Artists 21: Amexican@

    Presented by Mexic-Arte Museum at Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin

    June 17 - August 28, 2016

    YLA 21: Amexican@
    June 18 – August 28, 2016 (Main Gallery)
    Guest Curator:  David “Shek” Vega

    Opening Reception
    Date:  Friday, June 17, 2016...more

    Changarrito Project: Selections from the Collection 2015-2016

    Presented by Mexic-Arte Museum at Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin

    June 17 - August 28, 2016

    Changarrito Project: Selections from the Collection 2015-2016
    June 18 – August 28, 2016 (Annex Gallery)

    Opening Reception
    Date:  Friday, June 17, 2016
    Time: ...more

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    August 24 - August 28, 2016

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME features artists who redefine the word extreme in everything they do, magnifying traditional elements of the circus and combining...more

    FREE Summer

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

    June 17 - August 31, 2016

     FREE Summer at the UMLAUF! 

    June 1 - August 31, 2016

    Admission to the UMLAUF is FREE thanks to generous donors
    who gave to the UMLAUF through Amplify...more

    LOVESTREAM

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

    September 1 - September 3, 2016

    LOVESTREAM is a global art celebration. Several Chakras around the world connected via live streaming to Austin. Austin will have club dates and a central concert at Pan Am Park (3rd and Chicon)...more

    Journey Into Big Bend

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

    April 22 - September 18, 2016

    Explore the beauty and majesty of Big Bend National Park

     

    Journey into the timelessness of Big Bend through stories that connect people to this treasured National...more

    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...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.


    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

    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

    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

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