This time around, the theme is the engineered-inspired "Built to Amaze," to highlight what it takes to put a circus together. There will also be the usual clowns, elephants, daredevils, acrobats, and childlike sense of wonder. Wed.-Sun., Aug. 20-24. $10 and up.
The Carver is the first museum in the nation to feature a permanent exhibit honoring Juneteenth. Up all year round, the museum's core exhibit is dedicated to the history and evolution of Juneteenth, told through a combination of visual and interactive activities. Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm. Free.
George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina, 512/974-4926