There's too much to see and do at the largest fashion event in Texas to list here. See website for schedule of events and parties. Fri.-Sun., May 12-21.
Get your mom a $40 gift card for a blowout service and they'll throw in a free makeup application. Now till mom's day. Through Sun., May 14.
Dry Society Styling Lounge, 10622 Burnet Rd. #200
A discussion on the history of border policing from the viewpoint of those most affected by it. 6-8pm.
Calling all RPG, tabletop, LARPing, and board game enthusiasts! Play your favorite games (sometimes with the game writers and creators themselves) while benefiting Austin Creative Pathways. May 12-14.
Wingate Inn, 1209 N. I-35, Round Rock, 512/341-7000
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.
Take a look at the sexy toys with experts on hand plus special event savings, refreshments, product demos, and prizes. 7-9pm. Free.
Dreamers, 3401 N. I-35, 512/834-0502
Fight breast cancer while enjoying dancing, live music, drinks, and more. 7-11pm. $75 GA.
The Belmont, 305 W. Sixth, 225/610-8531
See website for all of the events supporting the Neuropathy Alliance of Texas. Sun.-Sat., May 7-13. Free.
Join author, speaker, and life balance coach Renee Trudeau for a one-day self-renewal retreat. 9am-4pm. $199.
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.
An adult prom with dancing, raffles, photo booth, and non-gender-specific Prom Queen contest. Proceeds go to Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas. 7pm-12mid. $45.
Waller Ballroom, 700 E. Sixth
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.