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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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  • Arts

    Theatre

    Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven

    Acclaimed playwright Reina Hardy returns to the Vortex with her first National New Play Network rolling world premiere, bringing her magic and humor to this coming-of-age adventure for everyone who’s ever looked up at the stars and dreamed. "This remarkable play engages young adults and audiences of all ages, bringing science and imagination into the theatre." Directed by Marcus McQuirter and Rudy Ramirez.
    Through July 3. Fri.-Sun., 8pm. $10 and up.  
  • Community

    Sports

    Austin Gilgronis Watch Party

    Come out to watch the AGs beat the Seattle Seawolves, play some cornhole and AG Bingo, and get discounted beer thanks to official craft beer sponsor, Karbach.
    Sun., June 20, 7pm  
    The Pub, 214 W. Fourth
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    Food Events

    Austin Greek Festival

    Opa! A mouthwatering array of delicious Greek food – including lamb, spanakopita, gyros, souvlaki, baklava, and more – will fuel the hours of dancing and fun to be enjoyed at this annual weekend event. Greek dance performances and lessons, kid-friendly activities, shopping for souvenirs at the agora market, and more will make you think you just missed the bus for Vouliagmeni and are spending three of the Best Days Ever at some big party in Plaka.
    June 18-20. Fri.-Sat., 11am-11pm; Sun., noon-8pm  
  • Community

    Kids

    Austin Humane Society's Summer Kids Series

    For a paw-some summer, register your li'l animal lover for AHS's virtual, hands-on educational sessions, including live shelter tours, dog walks, storytime with shelter pets, crafts, and dance sessions. It's all free, and supplies are provided via pickup or you can get a supply list online. Graduation is Aug. 6-7 and comes with a certificate and swag bag.
    June 1-Aug.7. Free.  
    Virtual
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    Events

    Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

    This exhibit explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War, and includes music, film, and artifacts.
    June 19-Nov. 28  
  • Community

    Kids

    Cenicienta: A Bilingual Cinderella Story

    Austin's Glass Half Full Theatre presents its award-winning “story within a story” using puppetry, performed in Spanish and English. Featuring Madison Palomo as Belinda, who – when she confronts her stepmother and stepsisters – learns to embrace her love of poetry and stand up for herself. This captivating bilingual Cinderella story is recommended for ages five and older.
    Available online through June 30. $10.  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Cloud Tree Studios: Black Art WKND

    Listen: Futur Noir introduces the world to a wave of new Black creators who will disrupt and reconstruct a new future in the art world, as previewed by a group of young creatives over the course of Juneteenth weekend, with an epicenter at this Eastside gallery. This is a multivenue event hosting two full days of original art, presented by Tobar Takeover and _OF COLOR, with musical performances, vendors, lectures, live painting, and more. Featuring works by Sam Barks, Dave McClinton, Sadé Lawson, Steve Hatchett, Rex Sterling Hamilton, Hailey Gearo, and more – and live music from Nahmido,⁠ ChiClopz⁠, Blakchyl, Yanna, and Eli Arbor. And did we mention ... brunch? See website for details.
    Sat.-Sun., June 19-20, noon-5pm. $15.  
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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.  
  • Community

    Events

    Father's Day at Pioneer Farms

    Two special blacksmithing classes will be offered, teaching Dad how to make a bottle opener from a railroad spike (Sat.) or a fork and spoon set (Sun.); enjoy a special chuckwagon-style lunch in the Town Square Sunday; and Dad's first beer is free both days, thanks to sponsor New Belgium Brewing Co.
    Sat.-Sun., June 19-20  
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    Events

    Frida Friday ATX

    Featuring two days of amazing art, vintage, handmade, and carefully curated goods, with tunes by DJs Boyfriend and Kick It (Saturday) and Chorizo Funk and Eriq Stylez (Sunday).
    Sat.-Sun., June 19-20, noon-4pm. Free.  
  • Community

    Sports

    Round Rock Express

    Vs. Oklahoma City. Dogs welcome on Thursday, dress up as a superhero for Comic Con Night on Friday, and Sunday is kids' day, with train rides and a postgame chance to run the bases. See schedule for details and more events.
    June 17-22. Thu.-Sat. & Mon.-Tue, 7:05pm; Sun., 6:05pm  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Sage Studio: Call Me Tony

    This is a solo show from Philadelphia-based Anthony Coleman, whose distinct style "combines the color and mood of cartoons from the '70s and '80s with his own personal style and keen eye for portraiture."
    Through July 25
    916 Springdale
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    Events

    Sol River Jamboree

    A gathering with three days of inspiring music, refreshing river fun, handcrafted and homemade vendors, live art, workshops, fire performers, drum circles, camping, fishing ponds, and all the beautiful magic of community love and connection your beating heart desires.
    Fri.-Sun., June 18-20. $25-321.  
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  • Film

    Special Screenings

    "Into America's Wild" (2020)

    Laser IMAX 2D: From Oregon's stunning coast to the ancient canyons of the Southwest, from the wilds of Alaska to the Appalachian Trail, explore the scenic byways, ancient homelands, secret gems and hidden trails of America's great outdoors, and discover the human connection we all share with the secret wonders of nature.
    Sun., June 20, 2pm, 4pm  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    "Shipwrecked" (2014)

    Experience the story of La Belle, a ship in French explorer La Salle's 1684 North American colonial expedition, as seen through the eyes of young Pierre Talon, a real-life passenger on the voyage.
    Sun., June 20, 12:30pm  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    "The Star of Destiny" (2020)

    Feel the seats shake as a gusher explodes from an East Texas oil derrick. Experience the takeoff of Saturn V as if you were seated at Mission Control at the LBJ Space Center in Houston. Sound and sensory effects help make the film a truly memorable experience for all ages.
    Sun., June 20, 10:30am, 2:30pm  
  • Community

    Out of Town

    "Time No Longer" by Anri Sala

    The internationally renowned multimedia artist presents a new immersive sound and visual installation in the city’s former underground water reservoir.
    Fri., March 12-Sun., Dec. 12. $12/$8; free on Thursdays.  
    Buffalo Bayou Cistern, Houston
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    "Turtle Odyssey"

    Laser Imax 3D: Russell Crowe narrates this doc following the life cycle of an Australian green sea turtle named Bunji and her journey across the ocean.
    Sun., June 20, 12pm  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    A Portrait of My Mother

    An artist remembers their mother, spinning a modern Mexican Cinderella tale as we follow the trials and tribulations of one woman's journey into motherhood – from her humble beginnings in the town of Laredo, Texas, to her journey to Chicago, and everything between. Written and performed by Carlo Lorenzo Garcia, directed by David R. Jarrott. Note: Now available for viewing on Vimeo.
    Through July 31. $5.  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Akirash Online

    Sure, Austin's Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya aka AKIRASH has an exhibition at the Carver Museum right now – and the place is closed, of course. But this Lagos-born artist also happens to have one of the most robust websites around, though you'll need a mighty big screen to get the best effect of his huge and colorful mixed-media creations and performance pieces.
  • Music

    Andrea Magee Band

    Sun., June 20, 12:30pm
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  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Art 84: Cornelius Carter

    This is a virtual preview of "Work in Progress" by Austin's Cornelius Carter, a work that "captures the struggles and glory of the African-American experience along with the artist’s faith in the American dream of equality and opportunity for all."
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    ATX Television Festival

    Programming includes daily VOD releases, virtual party rooms and chats, special events, and panels. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Degrassi: TNG and The Amazing Race, look back at Oz, check out panels on TV industry topics, play trivia, and lots more.
    June 11-20. Badge, $150; day pass, $25; single ticket, $12.  
    Online
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Austin Asian American Film Festival

    The best new Asian and Asian American films, from narrative to documentaries, features, and shorts, this year presented as a hybrid event with virtual access and drive-in screenings. For the final weekend, get a 50% off pass for all the remaining virtual screenings.
    June 4-20  
    Online and at various locations
  • Community

    Events

    Austin Flea

    The Austin Flea features all local handmade items and vintage wares from some of Austin's most amazing and talented vendors. Find one-of-a-kind gifts for any occasion including jewelry, bath and body products, vintage, original artwork, paper goods, textiles, and so much more.
    Third Sundays, 10am-4pm. Free.  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Autonomies (2021)

    Austin Jewish Film Festival provides access to this limited dystopian thriller series.
    June 12-July 4  
    Online: www.austinjff.org
  • Arts

    Dance

    Ballet Austin: Classes Online

    While you're home, wherever you are across the world,: you can still take a dance, fitness, or Pilates class with Ballet Austin. Ballet, barre, contemporary dance, hip-hop, tap, cardio dance fitness, and Pilates out the wazoo, so to speak, because there are so many varieties to choose among, and all taught by professional instructors – and it's all available 24/7, just like the internets.
    $3-7 per class.  
  • Community

    Events

    Barton Creek Farmers Market

    A great selection of local farmers bringing fabulous pastured meats, eggs, dairy, vegetables, and fruits, plus prepared-food vendors, artisans, bakers, and of course, live music.
    Sundays, 9am-1pm. Free.  
    4805 Hwy. 290 W., Sunset Valley (Kohl's parking lot)
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Batman (1989)

    Paramount Summer Classic Film Series
    Sun., June 20, 4:15pm  

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