7D Dark Ride Adventure Theater

Eight riders go on an "adrenaline-charged journey through an interactive adventure complete with real-time 3D graphics, motion, light, sound and nonstop excitement." Choose from six different themes. Only at Lake Creek. $9, $10 (skip the line pass).

Pinballz Lake Creek, 13729 Research Blvd.

Annual Austin Citywide Iftar

Austin Muslim Civic Ambassadors and Mayor Steve Adler unite to bridge the gap between local and state-elected officials and the Muslim community. Award-winning British journalist, Mehdi Hasan, offers the keynote. 6-9:30pm.

Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron, 512/974-1700

Art Bra Austin

Presented by the Breast Cancer Resource Center, women diagnosed with breast cancer will model these unique art bras that will then be auctioned off to support BCRC. 6pm.

Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/404-4000

Black Lives Matter Austin June Neighborhood Canvassing

Austin's Black Lives Matter chapter invites community members to join their monthly canvassing walks to spread awareness and community education. Sat., June 3, 10am-noon..

Gus Garcia Recreation Center, 1201 E. Rundberg, 512/339-0016

Camp Ravish 2017

Things get real adult and real fun at Camp Ravish with adult lifestyle educational workshops, adult style camp games, speed dating, morning yoga, a midnight screening of The Secretary, and more. Fri.-Sun., June 2-4. $80 (overnight), $117 weekend and accommodations.

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. 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. Through July 23, Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm, Sun., 12-5pm. $9-13.

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

Forgive Is a Bridge Building Dialogue: Preventing Fearing and Fighting One Another

A place for people of all backgrounds to come together and have uncomfortable conversations. Sat., June 3, 10am-noon..

Mt. Zion Action & Resource Center, 2951 E. 14th, 512/479-9890

Hip Hop Lounge

Local hip-hop producers showcase their talents at this laid-back scene happening every first Saturday of the month. Sat., Jan. 7, 7-9pm. Free.

Exploded Records, 4500 Duval St.

Junocat Party

Local event production company Junocat is teaming up Solstice Festival to throw a party Spider House featuring fresh faces from the local music scene and beyond. Tunes will be supplied by Austin indie pop duo Indoor Creature as well as hip-hop beat-crafters Eujit$u and the Bishops. Bring a blank shirt for free screen-printing by skate apparel brand Shokka, get your face painted, or check out a demo of unreleased psychedelic rhythm video game Roto Color Rhythm. If that’s not enough for you, there’s also talk of a “special guest” set to make a presence at the party, adding a bit of mystery to the whole affair. 9pm-2am. $7 ($5, advance).

Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth, 512/480-9562

March For Truth - Austin

A demonstration calling for an impartial investigation into Russia's interference with the 2016 U.S. election and its ties to the Trump administration. 11am-1pm.

Austin City Hall Plaza, Cesar Chavez between Guadalupe and Lavaca, 512/974-2000

National Learn to Row Day

Is rowing for you? Check out the open house, get some on-land instruction, and then a take a spin around the lake – supervised, of course. Sign up online. 9am-2pm. Free.

Austin Rowing Club, 74 Trinity on Town Lake, 512/472-0700

Neon Glow Party

DJ Versus hosts this neon glow dance party celebrating the birthday of Austin rapper Dat Boy Supa with free glow sticks, a photo booth, and more. 9pm-2am. Free.

Vulcan Gas Company, 418 E. Sixth, 512/897-4854

Open House: Mapping District 9

A CodeNEXT discussion. Sat., June 3, 10am-noon..

Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second, 512/974-2220

Plant Show & Sale

The Garden Club of Austin is celebrating the 60th anniversary of this event by inviting members of various Central Texas garden clubs to join in on the fun. 10am-5pm. $2.

Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd., 512/468-9991

Pond & Garden Tour

See what waterworks are hiding in the backyards of your neighbors. Admission grants you entrance to any of the stops on this self-guided tour. They're not just mosquito magnets, they can be miniecosystems, aquariums, or just a cool place to sit and enjoy the water. Go online to purchase your ticket and learn about the tour stops. Sat.-Sun., June 3-4, 9am-5pm. $25 ($20, advance).


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. Through July 23. $9-13.

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

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

Race to Replace (Lamar Smith) Candidate Forum

The second candidate forum for Austinites to meet the Dems running for Lamar Smith's 21st Congressional District seat. 5:30-7:30pm.

The Scoot Inn, 1308 E. Fourth, 512/478-6200

Spring Spectacular

The Austin School for the Performing and Visual Arts hosts this variety show featuring youth talent. 7pm. $12.

LifeAustin Amphitheatre, 8901 W. Hwy. 71

Summer Fan Drive

Donate a fan through August 31 to help Family Eldercare keep those in need cool this summer. See website for drop off locations and more. Free.


The 85th Texas Legislature: What Happened?

A comprehensive discussion on the results of the 85th Legislature session. Going beyond sanctuary cities, bathroom bills, and budget. 2-4pm. Free.

Yarborough Branch Library, 2200 Hancock

The Wandering Vegan Market

This event is 100% vegan. Try the vegan brunch at Vegan Nom and then browse the local vegan vendors. Tunes provided by Miles "Martial Love" Klos. 10am-2pm. Free.

The Vegan Nom, 2324 E. Cesar Chavez

Transform! Our Congress Avenue

Two day interactive exploration of Congress Avenue. Learn about its past and present and discuss its future. See website for further details. Fri.-Sat., June 2-3. Free.

Congress Avenue, 512/974-7972

Wear Orange Austin

Moms Demand Action, Texas Gun Sense, and Gun-Free UT hos this event in honor of June 2nd's National Gun Violence Awareness Day to raise awareness of gun violence and find out how to get involved. Live music, food & drink, and kids' activities lighten the mood. 11:30am-1:30pm. Free.

Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto, 512/751-5650

Wear Orange for Gun Violence Awareness

Moms Demand Action and Gun-Free UT invite you to join a family-friendly event to raise awareness of gun violence. Wear orange, please. 11:30am-1:30pm.

Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto, 512/751-5650


Donate to LifeWorks Second Chance Prom

LifeWorks will host a Second Chance Prom for their clients on June 15 and they need donations and volunteers. Donations needed: new or gently used women's formal dresses and shoes; men's suits, dress shirts, ties, and shoes; and undergarments for men and women. Email or call with questions. Donations accepted through June 12..


Downtown Ghost Tours

offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life. Fri.-Sat., 8pm.


Emancipet Free Days

This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check to find out. Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.


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