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.
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.
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'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..
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.
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. $9-13.
A place for people of all backgrounds to come together and have uncomfortable conversations. Sat., June 3, 10am-noon..
Local hip-hop producers showcase their talents at this laid-back scene happening every first Saturday of the month. Sat., Jan. 7, 7-9pm. Free.
Local event production company Junocat is teaming up Solstice Festival to throw a party Spider House featuring fresh faces from the local music scene and beyond. Tunes will be supplied by Austin indie pop duo Indoor Creature as well as hip-hop beat-crafters Eujit$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).
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
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
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.
A CodeNEXT discussion. Sat., June 3, 10am-noon..
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
The Austin School for the Performing and Visual Arts hosts this variety show featuring youth talent. 7pm. $12.
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.
A comprehensive discussion on the results of the 85th Legislature session. Going beyond sanctuary cities, bathroom bills, and budget. 2-4pm. Free.
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
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
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
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
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..
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.