Art, jewelry, and more handmade goods for that special mom in your life will be at your fingertips. 10am-2pm. Free.
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.
Sip on coffee or beer while shopping for witchy handcrafted wares at this nighttime flea market occurring on the Sunday closest to the full moon. 7pm-12mid. Free.
Admission to the State History Museum is waved courtesy of your friends at H-E-B. noon-5pm. Free.
Enjoy some brunch and shop for handmade goods made by local artists in a variety of mediums. Presented by East Austin Handmade Arts Market. Sundays in May, 12-5pm. Free.
Saint Louise House celebrates its 15th anniversary with tea (of course), a program, and kids' activities to raise money to provide housing and support for homeless women with children. 12:30-3:30pm. $75.
Bring a hat and some water and celebrate Wildflower Awareness Week by joining this free exploration of local flora surrounding Hyde Park's Elisabet Ney Museum, led by John Hart Asher of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. 2pm. Free.
See website for all of the events supporting the Neuropathy Alliance of Texas. Sun.-Sat., May 7-13. Free.
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.
Vinyl is back! And so is the largest sale of recorded music in the U.S. More than one million records, cassettes, CDs, 8-track tapes, posters, and collectibles will be on hand from more than 300 dealers and collectors from across the globe. May 6-7.
This biannual street festival of arts & crafts vendors and live music knows how to party. Try an art class, or just park yourself in front of one of the stages with some handheld food and enjoy a performance. Don't worry about bringing the kids, they'll be busy getting their faces painted, staring rapt at one of the traveling street magicians, or petting zoo animals. Sat.-Sun., May 6-7.
Sixth Street, from Brazos to I-35
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We Are Blood, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266