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Bazaar Brunch Mother's Day Edition

Art, jewelry, and more handmade goods for that special mom in your life will be at your fingertips. 10am-2pm. Free.

Bouldin Creek Cafe, 1900 S. First, 512/416-1601

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Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience

Muddy Waters

Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience

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.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

Full Flower Moon Witches' Market

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.

Buzz Mill Coffee, 1505 Town Creek, 512/912-9221

www.austinwitchescircle.com

H-E-B Free First Sunday

Admission to the State History Museum is waved courtesy of your friends at H-E-B. noon-5pm. Free.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

May Market Days

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.

Central Market North, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1000

www.eastaustinhandmade.com/new.html

Mother and Me Tea

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.

French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos St., 512/472-8180

www.saintlouisehouse.org

Native Landscape Walking Tour

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.

Elisabet Ney Museum, 304 E. 44th, 512/974-1625

www.austintexas.gov/Elisabetney

Neuropathy Awareness Week

See website for all of the events supporting the Neuropathy Alliance of Texas. Sun.-Sat., May 7-13. Free.

512/553-9130

www.neuropathyallliancetx.org

Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan

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.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade From 1808 to 1865

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.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

The Austin Record Convention

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.

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.

www.austinrecords.com

The Pecan Street Festival

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

www.pecanstreetfestival.org

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Call for Platelet Donors

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

www.inyourhands.org

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