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  • CannaRock 2021

    The CannaRock 2021 event aims to celebrate the local cannabis industry and the advances they have made over the past two years! They offer an educational experience in a fun atmosphere that is true to the Austin vibe. Come hang with them, link up with your favorite local CBD and lifestyle companies, enjoy live entertainment and great food this summer in ATX.
    Sun. June 20, 12pm-5pm  
    Come & Take It Live
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    Don't Mess With Texans' Abortions!

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Gov. Greg Abbott, and House Speaker Dade Phelan just forced an unpopular and extreme abortion law, Senate Bill 8, on Texans that bans abortion in most cases and opens up Texans to harassing lawsuits. Join the rally and march to unite and mobilize to let the state know not to mess with Texans’ abortions, and raise funds for orgs in need.
    Sat., May 29, 11am  
    Texas Capitol south steps, Congress & 11th
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      Barnyard Buddies

      Meet animal friends at a special hands-on farm tour where a handler will introduce youngsters to chickens, horses, and donkeys.
      Saturdays, 10am  
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      Crawfish Festival

      Dig into a mess of mudbugs while listening to some swamp rock in Marktplatz Park.
      Fri.-Sun., May 28-30
      Fredericksburg
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      Doggy/Cat Drag Show

      Austin queens Miss Vylette Ward, Ms. Jezebel, and Celia Light warm up the stage for primped pets who will strut their stuff in their best lewks. Bring your dollars to make it rain on your faves and support local charities, try your luck with the raffles, and enjoy tons of treats and lovely libations. Bonus: Talent judge Sarah Wolf will be doing dog tarot readings before (and maybe after) the show!
      Sat., May 29, 11am-3pm. Free.  
      Paws on Chicon, 7601 S. Congress
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      Donate Blood, Get a Car Wash

      Get a free Lucy's Special Express wash from Arbor Car Wash when you donate blood, platelets, or convalescent plasma with We Are Blood this weekend. Appointments mandatory; schedule online or call 512/206-1266.
      May 29-31  
      We Are Blood donor centers or mobile drives
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      Fitness in the Park

      Austin Parks Foundation and Cap Metro present a virtual salsa class from Pan Am Park. Glenn Ball instructs as local band El Tule provides the soundtrack. Hosted by DJ Mel, aka Obama’s DJ, and creator of the smash hit Living Room Dance Party series.
      Sat., May 29, 10am  
      Online from Pan Am Park
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      Shop Small Saturdaze

      Shopping small made easy, with 20+ local vendors spread out over 3 acres, plus live music and food trucks Fowl Mouth, Austin Rotisserie, and Lucky's Italian Sandwiches. It's family- and dog-friendly, and this month, they're also raising money for National Alliance on Mental Illness Central Texas.
      Sat., May 29, noon-5pm. Free.  
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      WeaselFest 2021

      Twelve hours of cigars, live music, and fun on the lawn. Musicians include Scarface & the Formaldehyde Funk Band, Third Root, Superfonicos, and DJ D-Money; food is provided by Valentina's and Stiles Switch; four spirit and craft beer vendors pour libations; and limited-edition cigar sampler boxes will be for sale. Music passes and VIP packages are available.
      Sat., May 29, noon-12mid. $100.  
      13581 Pond Springs
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      "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
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      4 Corners Creative Market

      Live music, aerial arts, and comedy performances, as well as a live art battle between four epic graffiti artists, plus creatives displaying and selling handmade products from paintings and jewelry to spices and incense. Treats from Archie's BBQ, Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar, and Make My Day Ice.
      Sat., May 29, 11am-4pm. Free.  
      1905 E. 12th
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      Austin Flea

      The Austin Flea features all local handmade items and vintage wares from some of Austin's most amazing and talented vendors. Saturday you'll find them at Dreamland in Dripping Springs, and Sunday at Vista Brewing, Driftwood.
      Sat., May 29 & Sun., May 30, noon-5pm. Free.  
      Dreamland: 2770 Hwy. 290 W., Dripping Springs; Vista Brewing: 13551 RM 150, Driftwood
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      Baby Bloomers

      A special program for visitors ages 0-3 and their families, providing caregivers and early learners the chance to experience the children's museum together. Thinkery will host two storytimes and free play that support the social, emotional, and cognitive development of the earliest learners. Capacity limited to allow for social distancing.
      Saturdays, 9-11am  
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      BuzzFest

      Explore all things bee-related plus music and food trucks at the bee farm.
      Sat., May 29, 11am-3pm. $5.  
      Navasota
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      Camacho Activity Center Virtual Programs

      Visit the Camacho Activity Center virtually for bike tutorials, a Blunn Creek Nature Preserve hiking guide, and activity guides for homemade ice cream, nature bingo, leaf art, and more.
       
      Online
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      CapTex Tri

      This Memorial Day weekend race begins with a swim in Lady Bird Lake, then the bike course takes athletes to the heart of Downtown Austin and directly into the Texas Capitol. The race concludes with a run through Butler Park and the Palmer Events Center before the rousing finish and post-race party at Vic Mathias Shores.
      Sat., May 29  
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      City of Austin "How to Help" Portal

      Looking for the right way to help your community during the pandemic? Or do you have a volunteer opportunity that you want to list? Visit the city's "How to Help" portal to make a match. The portal includes ways to help from home, donation drives, and active community engagement opportunities.
       
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      CommUnityCare Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic: Pflugerville

      Open to anyone 12 years of age and older for CommUnityCare patients and non-patients (persons 12 to 17 years of age must have parent or guardian present). No appointment is necessary.
      Daily, 8am-5pm. Free (no appointment required).  
      2700 Pecan St., Pflugerville
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      Connect2Texas

      The Bullock Museum has an excellent selection of educational programming that can be incorporated into distance learning or experienced just for fun. There are recordings and worksheets on a range of topics as wide as Texas: blues music, extreme mammals, cattle drives, and more. Plus, check out the very cool interactive tools like the Texas history timeline and "Campfire Stories," an interactive version of Amarillo artist Robert T. Ritter's mosaic that leads you to discover the people who wrote the stories of Texas.
       
      Online
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      COVID-19 Walk-Up Vaccine Clinic: Ana Lark Center

      Residents 18 years of age and older can arrive without an appointment. Pre-registering online is not required but highly encouraged to help save time.
      May 27-29. Thu. & Sat., 9am-3:30pm; Fri., 1-6:30pm. Pre-registration encouraged.  
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      COVID-19 Walk-Up Vaccine Clinic: Delco Center

      Residents 18 years of age and older can arrive without an appointment. Pre-registering online is not required but highly encouraged to help save time. This is for first dose Moderna vaccines, however, if you are more than 28 days past your Moderna first dose and have not received your second dose, you can also walk up and present your CDC vaccination card.
      May 27-29. Thu.-Fri., 3-7:30pm; Sat., 10am-2:30pm. Pre-registration encouraged.  
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      COVID-19 Walk-Up Vaccine Clinic: Little Walnut Creek Library

      Residents 18 years of age and older can arrive without an appointment. Pre-registering online is not required but highly encouraged to help save time. This is for first dose Moderna vaccines, however, if you are more than 28 days past your Moderna first dose and have not received your second dose, you can also walk up and present your CDC vaccination card.
      May 28-29. Fri., 2-5:30pm; Sat., 10am-1:30pm. Pre-registration encouraged.  
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      Crider’s Rodeo and Dance Opening Night

      Since 1925, this Hill Country tradition has provided a rodeo followed by an open-air dance floor on the banks of the Guadalupe River from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
      Sat., May 29; cafe opens 6:30pm, rodeo at 8pm, dance at 9pm. $15.  
      Hunt
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      Don't Mess With Texans’ Abortions Rally

      Reproductive health and abortion rights advocates and activists rally at the Texas State Capitol South Steps in protest of the recent passage of anti-abortion Senate Bill 8.
      Sat., May 29, 11am  
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      Donate Blood, Get $5 at Torchy’s

      We Are Blood is partnering with Torchy’s Tacos to give all blood donors a $5 Taco Money card to use toward a purchase at any Torchy’s Tacos (while supplies last). Appointments mandatory; call or schedule online.
      May 15-31  
      We Are Blood centers & mobile drives
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      Escape the Box

      Take a journey through time exploring the hidden clues of Austin with Escape the Box, an outdoor guided tour, scavenger hunt, and escape game all in one! It entertains groups of 2-6 at $75 per group. The box features a number of puzzles and clues that can all be found in wonderful Austin neighborhoods along with discounts to participating businesses.
      Ongoing; see website for scheduled pickup times. $75.  
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      Esquina Tango Outdoor Classes

      Esquina Tango has a full calendar of socially distanced, donation-based outdoor classes like samba, salsa aerobics, and of course, tango. Check out the full calendar online.
      Ongoing  
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      FC Austin Elite

      The women's soccer team plays Alacranes Fort Worth, followed by a fireworks show.
      Sat., May 29, 7pm  
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      Hearth & Soul SoCo Pop-Up

      Tarrytown boutique Hearth & Soul hosts a pop-up shop offering samples of Ranch Rider spirits, men’s and women’s clothing, gifts, accessories, and home goods.
      May 28-30, 10am-7pm
      Hearth & Soul, 1603 S. Congress
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      It’s Strawberry Time

      The berries are ripe for the picking! Check the website for the latest updates. Enjoy additional farm activities on weekends; closed Wednesdays.
      Through May. Mon.-Tue., 8:30am-5:30pm, Thu.-Sat., 8:30am-5:30pm, Sun., 1-5pm  
      Sweet Berry Farm, Burnet
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      Jurassic Experience

      Travel back to the time of dinosaurs with this all-ages day of dino activities to celebrate the grand opening of virtual reality experience Jurassic Flight 4D.
      Sat., May 29, 10am-2pm  
      Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Ln., Johnson City
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      Kerrville Folk Festival Virtual Celebration

      This year’s spring concert features Dana Cooper, Bruce Robison, and Kelly Willis online. There are a few tickets available for in-person seating for vaccinated fans at the Quiet Valley Ranch.
      Sat., May 29; replays Sat. June 5. Donations accepted.  
      Kerrville
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      Kitchen Compost Collector Pick-Up: Rutherford Lane

      Austin Resource Recovery customers who were part of the recent curbside composting service expansion are eligible for a free kitchen compost collector and compostable bags.
      Sat., May 29, noon-2pm. Free.  
      1520 Rutherford Ln.
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      Maudie's Margarita Run Benefiting the Trail Foundation

      Back for the 18th year, Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run brings two of Austin’s favorites together: running and margaritas! You can complete your 5K anytime through May 31, and a drive-through packet pickup party will be held on June 4, including yummy Maudie's chips & dips and margaritas. Each dollar raised benefits the Trail Foundation.
      Run through May 31; party, June 4  
      Virtual
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      Memorial Day Weekend at Altitude

      Get a jump start to summer with deals that will have you flipping for joy. They've got trampolines, zip lines, rock climbing, dodgeball, trampoline basketball, and other challenges, with discounts all weekend.
      May 29-31. $5-20.  
      Altitude Trampoline Park, 2800 S. I-35, Round Rock
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      No Stone Unturned: A Lifetime of Archaeology

      Ben McReynolds has donated his extensive and unique collection to the museum. It will be on view for a year along with the permanent collection that includes artifacts from La Belle, the French ship discovered in Matagorda Bay; the story of ranching on the coast; and more than 13,000 years of Texas history.
      April 23, 2021-April 30, 2022. Tue.-Sat. 10am-4pm  
      Museum of the Coastal Bend, Victoria
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      Pioneer Farms Skills Classes

      Have you wanted to learn blacksmithing, crochet, leatherwork, sewing, candlemaking, or cheesemaking? The historic Pioneer Farms offers courses in all these and more. Check the calendar and sign up today to learn a fun new skill.
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      Project Connect Virtual Open House

      The virtual open house is designed to welcome a new round of feedback on Austin's high-capacity transit plan.
      Online
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      Puppet Show

      An original story created by Oscar, Indigo Play's very own puppeteer. Come for the show, and stay for the play in a huge educational playscape, dedicated baby area, imagination play space, and sensory room.
      Fridays & Saturdays, 11am. $8.  
      Indigo Play, 13530 Research
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      RENT: Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants

      The RENT Assistance Program application portal is now open, and provides $25 million of direct support for income-eligible Austin renters who are financially impacted by COVID-19. Get all the eligibility details and apply online, or call 512/488-1397.
       
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      Repeat Platelet Donors Get Special Gift

      Platelet donors at We Are Blood will receive a limited-edition "Donate Platelets Y'all" T-shirt when they donate twice in May. Appointments required; schedule online or call 512/206-1266.
      May 1-31. Free.  
      We Are Blood donor centers
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      Rockport Wine Festival

      What’s not to like? Wine, beer, food, shopping, and music on the coast to raise money for the museum.
      Sat.-Sun., May 29-30. $8.  
      Rockport
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      Scarborough Renaissance Festival

      Lords and ladies with proper face coverings and social distancing return to the days of merry olde England for jousts, turkey legs, and merriment.
      Weekends, April 10-May 30, and Mon., May 31  
      Waxahachie
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      Star Weaving Workshop

      One Million Stars Texas is part of the global project One Billion Stars. This project is an invitation to the community to have conversations about issues of violence in our communities and weave stars together. Get materials list and a tutorial online, and the stars weaved will be installed in Austin libraries this fall.
      Sat., May 29, 2pm. Free, but RSVP.  
      Virtual
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      Take a (Virtual) Day Trip Around the World

      Learn something new, visit museums around the world, and explore the hidden mysteries of life at the website with enough cool stuff to outlast any pandemic.
      Any day, anytime  
      Online
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      Tour the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

      Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s online exhibitions or take a virtual tour of Renzi, Bayou Bend, or the museum.
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      Vino Vinyasa

      Vinyasa-based yoga and fun wine facts come together through creative yoga poses. The hourlong class ends with a comparative tasting of two wines, and discounts on brunch and Champagne at Ciclo are available.
      Sat., May 29, 11am. $30.  
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      Virtual Livestreamed Workouts

      Check the schedule for a huge selection of livestreamed workouts and ballet classes taught by Ballet Austin instructors.
      Ongoing. Up to $12.50 per class.  
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      YWCA Warmline

      Call the YWCA of Greater Austin's "Warmline" to get support amidst the isolation of COVID-19.
      Mon.-Thu., 9am-8pm; Fri., 9am-5pm; Sat., noon-4pm  
      Via phone: 512/548-9922
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