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  • 2021 Austin Greek Festival

    Delicious Greek food including lamb, spanakopita, gyros, souvlaki, baklava and much more will set the stage for dancing and fun. Greek dance performances, kid-friendly activities, Greek dance lessons, shopping for Greek souvenirs at the agora market and much more make this three-day event a must to attend! Come experience the Greek hospitality known around the world!
    June 18-20  
    Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church
  • Come and Smoke it

    Smoke Game Strong presents "Come and Smoke It", A BBQ foodie event with 10 specialty dishes for all to enjoy at Windy Point Park on Lake Travis! Food, drinks and park entry are all included in the ticket price! There's also free parking and live music so bring all your friends and family!
    Sat. June 26, 12pm-7pm  
    Windy Point (Bob Wentz Point)
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Cheer Up Charlies Rebirth Day Weekend

    The Red River haven for all kinds of weirdness, queerness, and goodness is reopening for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. Capacity and hours will be limited.
    Sat.-Sun., May 15-16  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    10 Ways to Survive Life In Quarantine

    Texas School for the Deaf’s performing arts program presents this new play by Don Zolidis, a virtual presentation (streamed on-demand) full of handy solutions learned and life lessons shared when the recent lockdown left us to entertain (and sometimes fend for) ourselves. Directed by Brian Cheslick, voiced and captioned for all audiences.
    Through May 22. $5.  
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    Community

    AIDS Walk Austin

    AIDS Walk Austin joins forces with other AIDS Walks around the U.S. to host this year's virtual fundraising event. In addition to the online programming, you can also opt to walk/run remotely to help raise money for HIV/AIDS services for Central Texans.
    Sun., May 16, noon. Registration required.  
    Remote
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    Visual Arts

    Blue Genie Art Bazaar: New May Market

    The creators of the Blue Genie Art Bazaar present a new spring arts event called May Market, a free, family-friendly experience showcasing the work of regional artisans and craftspeople under one roof with centralized checkout. "This is the ideal place to shop for locally made, one-of-a-kind gifts for Father’s Day, graduations, anniversaries, weddings, and more." That's what the press release says, anyway, trying to entice us in; thing is, that's even a bit too humble: We know what sort of market the Blue Genie gathers, and it's sure to be a lively splendorama of well-made goods coveted by anyone with a taste for the original, off-beat, and brilliantly homegrown.
    Through May 31. Fri.-Sun., 10am-8pm
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    Classical Music

    Conspirare: (un)Hidden Music

    Here's a curated program of heart-opening music, featuring a solo performance by Conspirare’s own Craig Hella Johnson, giving you the lowdown on the acclaimed company's musical mission.
    Streaming through July 15. Donations accepted.  
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    Arts & Culture

    Drawing a Blank Brunch

    Prove your artistic skills (or lack thereof) as Chique and Louisianna challenge teams to draw what they're calling "interesting" things for points and prizes. Plus, drag performances sprinkled throughout!
    Sundays, 1:30-3:30pm. No cover.  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    ICOSA's Window Dressing XI: Unruly Waters Insult the Shore

    This latest of ICOSA's everchanging front-window displays of creative expression is a tableau that "explores ideas of blurred boundaries and futility of containment by depicting the grotesque as the embodiment of conflict between art and nature." As rendered by Austin's own Big Chicken & Baby Bird, it's sure to be a vivid if fleeting addition to the many visuals at Canopy.
    Through May 17. Reception: Fri., May 14, 7-9pm
  • Community

    Kids

    Live With Raúl the Third

    Austin Public Library welcomes award-winning author and illustrator Raúl the Third for an author session including a reading and interactive art demonstration before a live Q&A.
    Sun., May 16, 2pm  
    Online
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    Sports

    Round Rock Express

    Vs. Sugar Land Skeeters. Dogs welcome on Thursday, the Express become the Chupacabras Friday, and Sunday is kids' day, with train rides and a postgame chance to run the bases. See schedule for details and more events.
    May 13-18. Thu.-Sat. & Mon., 7:05; Sun., 1:05, Tue., 6:05  
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