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    "Texas Governors and Their Times, 1846-1946"

    This exhibit showcases materials from the State Archives documenting the official work and daily business of the state’s chief executive spanning 100 years. Can't visit in person? It's available to explore online.
    Sept. 19, 2022-May 15, 2023. Free.
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    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)
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    Birds Barbershop Celebrates Willie's 90th Birthday

    The local fave hair wizards honor this milestone with weekendlong festivities at all nine locations. Customers can upgrade their haircuts with a complimentary braid add-on, snag a free Willie-inspired bandana, and say "cheers" with their favorite bevs from Independence Brewery, Austin Eastciders, and Rambler sparkling water in a custom Willie koozie. Shops will also be playing a themed soundtrack featuring Willie all weekend, also available for streaming through the Birds Beats page. Book a service online or by calling your local shop.
    Sat.-Sun., April 29-30
    All Birds Barbershop locations
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    Blue Action Block Walks & Phone Banking

    Area Democrats wanting to get involved are welcome to join Blue Action to help get out the vote for the May 6 election.
    Ongoing
    Various locations
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    Blue Genie Art Bazaar's May Market

    We always shop Blue Genie Art Bazaar during the winter holiday season, but we don't have to wait seven more months! At this spring market, see the work of more than 100 regional artisans and craftspeople and pick up gifts for Mother's or Father's Day, graduation, weddings, or any other spring/summer occasion. Raffles, samples, and demos will be offered throughout the show.
    Through May 29. Fri.-Sun. (and Memorial Day), 10am-8pm. Free.
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    Cajun Crawfish Boil

    Crawfish Breauxs bring the mudbugs, and Charlie Thibodeaux & the Austin Cajun Aces bring the Cajun French tunes with Mike Perron on fiddle.
    Sun., April 30, 2pm. No cover.  
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    Deep Eddy Vibe Market

    Shop over 30 local artists, creatives, and makers at a kid- and dog-friendly market complemented by delish Deep Eddy drinks.
    Sun., April 30. Free.  
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    Donate Blood, Get a Free Short Stack From IHOP

    Get a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes when you donate blood during the last half of April.
    April 16-30  
    We Are Blood donation centers and mobile drives
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    Dungeons & Dragons Night

    Pinballz offers themed rooms, tavern music, an interactive drink menu, and more to help immerse you in the campaign experience.
    Sundays, 6pm-close  
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    Earth Month Butterfly Celebration

    Texas Farmers' Market closes out Earth Month with a special event to learn about caterpillars and butterflies with Nain Yepez of Red River Gardens.
    Sun., April 30, 11am-1pm. Free.
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    Fresh for Less Mobile Markets

    This program from the city of Austin, run by Farmshare Austin, has opened new market locations. There are now six weekly markets around town that sell Texas-grown produce, eggs, honey, and other groceries all at reduced prices. Most major cards are accepted at these markets and if you are a SNAP customer, you can also use your Lone Star card and Double Up Food Bucks. Locations and schedules are subject to change, so check the current info online to find one near you.
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    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    The masters of minutiae present trivia games for prizes, covering everything from Hungary to The Hunger Games, science to sports, the Billboard Hot 100 to Better Call Saul. Find them at watering holes all over town each week.
    Ongoing
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    John Slatin AccessU

    AccessU is the No. 1 training conference in accessible digital design and is trusted by professionals nationwide. Whether you’re a designer, code slinger, researcher, manager, or any other role, AccessU is the best way to deepen your learning, strengthen your skills, and expand your network. Attend in person or online, and consider volunteering: the conference seeks volunteers for the help desk, AV/tech support, and session moderators. Volunteers are encouraged to apply by May 1, but may do so through May 8.
    Tue.-Fri., May 9-12. Get full schedule of conference and after-hours events online. $445-895.  
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    May Day Show

    Swerve Left and MC Salcidation play in honor of solidarity with Texas workers for International Workers' Day. Donations supporting nonprofit Workers Defense Project are welcome.
    Sun., April 30, 4pm. Free; donations appreciated.
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    Rancho Alegre Conjunto Music Festival

    Stop into one of three locations to celebrate accordion-driven conjunto music: Central Machine Works Friday, 7-10pm; Giddy Ups Saturday, 8pm-midnight; and Stubb's Sunday, 4-10pm (two stages). Get lineups in our music listings.
    Fri.-Sun., April 28-30. Free.
    Central Machine Works, 4824 E. Cesar Chavez; Giddy Ups, 12010 Menchaca; Stubb's, 801 Red River
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    Shop Small Sunday

    Eastside Pop Up brings a variety of local vendors including vintage collectors, artisans, and makers, and CMW brings the lovely libations and tasty bites.
    Sun., April 30, noon-4pm. Free.  
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    SomeBunny to Love

    Hop through the Domain NORTHSIDE to get chummy with the blossoming bunny topiaries sprouting up throughout the center, and share a photo on Instagram to be entered to win a $500 shopping spree.
    Through April 30  
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    Texas Peace Officers Memorial

    The Memorial March will begin setting up at the 100 block of East Fourth Street at 5pm for a 6pm march to the Capitol, where a memorial and candlelight vigil will be held in honor of fallen officers.
    Sun., April 30
    Texas Capitol, 11th & Congress
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    Texas State Parks Photo Contest

    Capture your adventures at Texas State Parks. Explore a new trail, discover a cool critter, or catch an awesome sunset, then submit your pics or tag them on social media (#TexasStateParks and #TexasParks100) to win parks passes or H-E-B gift cards.
    Deadline: Nov. 27  
    Submit online
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    The Creek Open Mic

    See comedians try out their newest material, and if you'd like to sign up, send your full name to [email protected].
    Sundays, 8pm. Free with RSVP; $5 at the door.  

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