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    Miss Juneteenth Pageant

    This year's show focuses on the history and importance of historically black colleges and universities. There will be an afterparty immediately following, with festivities culminating with the pageant participants taking part in the Central Texas Juneteenth Parade on Sat., June 15.
    Sat., June 8, 5-10:30pm. $5-50.  
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      Austin Flea at the Brewtorium

      Shop local handmade items and vintage wares, including jewelry, bath & body products, original artwork, and more.
      Sat., June 8, noon-5pm. Free.  
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      Born Into This

      Doula Training International hosts a conference about all things birthing. Expect 200 birth workers, holistic health professionals, and leaders in the field for three days of resource sharing, skill building, and professional development.
      Thu.-Sat., June 6-8. $299-425.  
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      Destination: Healthy Skin Experience

      The Skin Cancer Foundation and Walgreens are teaming up to help folks stay skin-safe this summer with this interactive skincare education experience. There will be free skin cancer screenings, in addition to trained dermatologists, beauty experts, and pharmacists available on-site to discuss which sunscreen is best for your skin, the importance of early skin cancer detection, how best to treat sunburn, and other vital info.
      Sat., June 8, 10am-4pm; Sun., June 9, 1-4pm. Free.
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      ERTH Jewelry Piercing Party

      ERTH Jewelry CEO and founder Nicole Trufino will be in attendance, plus there'll be a trunk show for those just looking to shop – rather than get poked with – the brand's solid 14-karat gold jewelry.
      Sat., June 8, 10am-6pm. Free to attend; jewelry starts at $65 per piece.  
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      Future Frontiers

      Experience that newfangled "Optimistic Futurism" at this hybrid conference-festival featuring panels and workshops from folks hoping to solve "humanity's greatest challenges," like Whole Foods founder John Mackey soliloquizing on the "Secrets to Building a Conscious Multibillion-dollar Company." Topics include space colonization, consciousness, psychedelic medicine, and more offbeat subjects.
      June 7-9, Sat., June 8 and Sun., June 9. $50-399.  
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      Gardening Seminar: Native and Adapted Perennials

      Travis County Master Gardener Reeve Hobbie shares his favorite tried-and-true perennials that thrive in the Central Texas climate.
      Sat., June 8, 10am-noon. Free with park entrance fee.  
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      Home Estate Sale Benefiting HOME

      It's like "a garage sale 'on steroids,'" they tell us. Browse music collectibles, furniture, clothing, antiques, music gear, and a whole lot more, including some big-ticket items to be listed on eBay. All proceeds benefit Housing Opportunities for Musicians & Entertainers (HOME), which helps provide housing assistance for industry veterans living in the Austin area.
      Sat.-Sun., June 8-9, 9am-4pm. Free.  
      1909 Parkside Ln.
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      International Exposition of Agate

      Vendors, speakers, exhibits, and collectors from around the world showcase the mind-boggling world of that swirly gemstone agate. Plus, kids’ activities, daily raffles, and door prizes!
      Thu.-Sun., June 6-9. $15-120.  
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      Kerrville Folk Festival

      Celebrating their 48th year, the Kerrville Folk Festival will be hosting more than 100 musicians and will have enough plucking to frighten away chickens for miles around.
      May 23-June 9
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      Lawn Chair and Ice Chest Festival

      Activities for the whole family, including live music, mobile petting zoo, food vendors, a classic car show, and more. Proceeds from the event will go toward the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8787.
      Sat., June 8, 1-9pm. Adults, $10; kids 12 & under, free.  
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      LIVE on the Horizon Festival

      This is the Dripping Springs master-planned residential community's inaugural spring celebration, bringing together songwriters, local artists, and tastings from Acopon and Twisted X breweries. There will be family-friendly activities throughout the day and food available for purchase.
      Sat., June 8, noon-6pm. Free.  
      The Hub at Headwaters, 708 Headwaters Blvd., Dripping Springs
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      Make a Succulent Dream Catcher Class

      All materials provided to make an 11-inch-circumference dream catcher embellished with live succulents and other naturally preserved and dried adornments. All registrants will receive 10% off any purchases in the Articulture boutique and nursery during the day of this class.
      Sat., June 8, 10:30am-12:30pm. $75.  
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      Make-A-Wish: Over the Edge

      Witness teams rappel from the 32nd floor of the office building located at 600 Congress. All funds raised go toward making life-changing wishes possible for Central and South Texas children with critical illnesses.
      Sat.-Sun., June 8-9. raise money to participate.
      600 Congress
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      Murder Walk Austin

      This true-crime walking tour takes you on the morbid journey of America's first serial killer, "The Midnight Assassin" (aka "Servant Girl Annihilator"), who terrorized Austin in 1885. The walk covers two miles of historic Austin at a leisurely pace, plus a drink stop at the Driskill Hotel.
      Through Nov. 30. Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm. $40 (ages 13+ only).  
      Departs from intersection of Bowie & W. Sixth
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      Silent Disco at the Domain

      You know the drill: Grab a set of headphones and choose between three DJs spinning EDM and top 40 dance hits; Eighties, Nineties, and Aughts throwbacks; or hip-hop & R&B with the flick of a switch. 21+ to party.
      Sat., June 8, 9:45pm. $10-20.  
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      Star Party at Pedernales Falls State Park

      Austin Astronomical Society invites folks out for a night of stargazing with the help of their telescopes.
      Sat., Aug. 24, 7:30pm. Party: free; park entrance fee: $6, ages 13 and older; free, ages 12 and under.  
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      Travis Early College High School Beautification

      Help Keep Austin Beautiful spruce up the South Austin high school. Light snacks, water, and work tools provided. Pro tip: Bring a friend or two!
      Sat., June 8, 8-11am. Free.  
      Travis Early College High School, 1211 E. Oltorf
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      Volunteer to Clean Lady Bird Lake

      Volunteer to clean up Ladybird Lake both on shore and on water.
      Sat., June 8, 9am  
      Multiple sites around Ladybird Lake
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      Wear Orange 2019: Day of Action

      Through a strategy known as crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), beautifying public spaces has been shown to reduce gun violence in communities. In that spirit and in recognition of Gun Violence Awareness Day, Moms Demand Action, along with community partners, are asking folks to #WearOrange and help clean up Lady Bird Lake's shoreline.
      Sat., June 8, 8-11am. Free.  

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