This program matches small, local nonprofits with filmmakers who, with crowd-sourced money and in one week's time, will make each organization a cause-driven film. This group screening culminates the week. This year's nonprofits include Drive a Senior, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, Austin History Center Association, Seedling Foundation, VSA Texas, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, Truth Be Told, EcoRise Youth Innovations, Mariposa Pathway, and Pug Rescue of Austin.
It's the 21st year for this renowned national gathering of talented jugglers (and unicyclists and yo-yo champions and more). Workshops, games, vendors, and more – all culminating in a mind-boggling public (and free) performance on Saturday night at 7:30pm. Fri.-Sun., Feb. 21-23.
Texas School for the Deaf, 1102 S. Congress, 512/850-6641
Get out your corsets and chain-mail and join the fun and fantasy in the medieval village with scads of performances each day, plus food, shopping, live music, and unparalleled people watching. Weekends, Feb. 8-March 30, 10am-dusk. $20 ($10, kids).
Sherwood Forest Faire, 1883 Old Hwy. 20, McDade
First the kids perform an original, improvised play. After that the adults take the reins as they produce a family-friendly show. Sundays through May 18, 5pm. $3-5 suggested donation.
ColdTowne Theater, 4803-B Airport, 512/809-0017
This is an Indian take on Little Red Riding Hood told through a combination of puppetry, Bollywood dance, comedy, live music, and more. Sat., Feb. 8 & 22, 11am & 1pm; Sun., Feb. 9 & 23, 12:30 & 2:30pm; Sun., Feb. 16, 1:30 & 3:30pm. $9 ($6, kids).
Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th, 512/472-5436
The 10th annual That Takes the Cake! Sugar Arts Show will include decorating classes and demos for all skill levels, live decorating competitions, cake competitions at all levels judged by experts, vendor booths, and more. Tickets available at door. Sat.-Sun., Feb. 22-23. $12 ($20/weekend).
Highland Mall, 6001 Airport
Former WWE superstar Paul London takes on MASADA in the headlining match, but expect all manner of acrobatics and power with the intent to entertain with pain. Beware the foreign object. 5:15-10pm. $12 ($15, front row or balcony perch).
Mohawk, 912 Red River, 512/482-8404
Vs. Santa Cruz. 3pm. $4-99.
Cedar Park Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, 512/600-5000
Vs. Stanford: Fri., Feb. 21, 6pm; Sat., Feb. 22, 2pm; Sun., Feb. 23, 1pm. Vs. UT–Pan American: Tue., Feb. 25, 4:30pm. $4-10.
Disch-Falk Field, 1300 E. MLK, 512/471-5732