All ages and all talents are encouraged to register online. Limited spaces. 6:30pm. Free.
Drinks, music from Ruby & the Reckless, deals, and a chance to win a $1K shopping spree. 5-8pm. Free.
Domain Northside, 11700 Domain Blvd.
An opportunity to meet District Attorney Margaret Moore as a part of Friday community dialogues Building Bridges. 9-10am.
1709 E. 12th
Celebrate 53 years of affordable, cooperative housing for the student community with an "elaborate" nacho bar. 7pm-1am. $15.
Austin could not be a better home for this exhibit focused on the history of music festivals. Artifacts and concert footage bring the experience alive whether it's Hendrix at Monterey or Queen at Live Aid - both featured in a video montage of the Top 10 festival performances of all-time. Artifacts include Muddy Waters' '59 Martin acoustic played at the '68 Newport Folk Festival, a poster board stenciled sign by Banksy, and Dave Navarro's Jane's Addiction stage getup. Curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. March 10-July 23, Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm, Sun., 12-5pm. $9-13.
If you're angry about #preexistingconditions and the House passing Trumpcare 2.0 then show up and protest. Gather at the South gates. Bring signs. noon-2pm.
Browse for handmade and vintage wearables, housewares, bath and body products, and more. Don't forget to get something for mom. 4-8pm. Free.
The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians' annual corporate battle of the bands looks to crown Austin’s Best Corporate Band and raise funds for this worthy cause. 7pm. $10.
Italian drink specials get you in the mood for dancing along with the live DJ. 7-11pm. Free.
Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2350
They are looking to raise $35,000 to purchase hard rubber shoes and menstrual kits for the students at Loro Primary School in Loro Village in Northern Uganda. They are accepting donations and items for sale. Fri.-Sat., May 5-6, 8am-8pm.
East Space, 2009 Airport Blvd.
Stevie Ray Vaughan fans will not want to miss this exhaustive exhibit guest curated by his brother, Jimmie Vaughan. Many of Vaughan's guitars (including his legendary "Number One" Fender stratocaster) will be on view as well as early family photos, concert posters, stage outfits, handwritten lyrics, exclusive archival concert footage, his famed hat, and more. March 10 through July 23. $9-13.
This exhibit examines "the lives of individuals intertwined in the domestic slave trade by exploring slavery’s reach beyond New Orleans and Galveston, beyond Texas, beyond the South, and into the very fabric of America." Through July 9. Cost of museum admission, free for members.
Austin loves a good mural, call firsties on getting your pic taken at Business & Community Lenders of Texas' new one. Plus pizza! 10am-2pm. Free.
BCL of Texas, 2212 S. Congress
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.
We Are Blood, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266
offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life. Fri.-Sat., 8pm.
This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your
neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org
to find out. Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.