Do you support the idea of a cat cafe? If so, come out and help the Blue Cat Cafe Kickstarter reach its goal with some live music to keep you entertained. 5-10pm. Free.
Foundation Communities lend a hand to your annual return. Service is open to individuals and families who make less than $50,000 annually. List of locations and hours available online. Free.
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. 7-March 29, 10am-dusk. $20 ($10, kids).
Whether you're looking to remodel your house or merely gape at the work of professionals, this gathering of experts and vendors has the goods. Apart from the usual products and giveaways, there will be a special session on climate-sensitive design. John Gidding of HGTV’s Curb Appeal supplies the star power. While you're there, you can also adopt an animal to help make that house a home. Fri.-Sun., March 27-29. $8.50 (free, kids).
Browse for handmade and vintage wearables, housewares, and more. 11am-5pm. Free.
The HighBall, 1142 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309
Looking for handmade, vintage fashion? Seeking unique, one-of-a-kind merchandise? This be the place, Ace. Fri.-Sun., March 6-8, 10am-5pm; through May. Free.
Austin Food Park, 30 I-35 N.
The supply of platelets has fallen to an unsafe level. Anyone who is able is urged to make a platelet donation appointment as soon as possible. Platelet donation may be done every 7 days or 24 times per year. The entire process from the time a donor walks through the doors until they leave is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Call to make an appointment. Open seven days a week.