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Austin Fine Arts Festival
Nearly 200 national artists, top local restaurants, two music stages and hands-on art activities make this one of the city's favorite festivals. Location: Downtown Austin. Call 512-458-6073 for more info. Event ID:4/13

Bengali New Year Celebrations
Join the local Bangladeshi Community for Celebrations of Bengali New Year 1415 and have a fun filled day comprised of a colorful cultural program. Location: Richard Moya Park. Call 512-586-8309 for more info.

Spring Plant Sale and Gardening Festival
Festival offers an amazing collection of wildflowers and hard to find native plants. Location: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Event ID:4/13

Art City Austin
Art City Austin, the city’s largest and longest running outdoor art fair, features more than 200 national artists, top local restaurants, two music stages and hands-on art activities for adults and children. Location: Downtown Austin at Lady Bird Lake. Event ID:4/13

On the Town
This delightful 1944 musical tells the tale of three sailors on 24-hour shore leave in Manhattan. Join Gabey, Chip and Ozzie as they set out to see the sights and find romance in the big city. Location: Mary Moody Northern Theatre, St. Edward’s University. Location: Four Seasons, Driskill Hotel and other locations. Event ID:4/20

Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival
The best Texas and nationally known chefs and wineries pair their best culinary creations and fruits of the vine at a variety of venues ranging from an exotic game ranch to an outdoor festival in the park. Event ID:4/13

Cult of Color: Call to Color, a New Ballet
Ballet Austin presents Cult of Color: Call to Color, a New Ballet by Stephen Mills. Location: Butler Dance Education Center; 501. W. 3rd Street. Call 512.450.4395 for more info. Event ID:4/13

Rude Mechanicals "Method Gun"
This original performance by the Rude Mechanicals explores the life, ethos, and techniques of actor-training guru, Stella Burden, as recounted through the eyes of her students. Location: The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Call 512-457-5100 for more info. Event ID:4/12

Baby Bloomers
Discover the exhibits and play in a relaxed atmosphere with other families with small children when the Museum is open exclusively for this age group. Location: Austin Children's Museum. Call 512-472-2499 for more info. Event ID: 5/5

The People's Gallery at City Hall
The 2008 exhibition of the People's Gallery at City Hall features over 100 artworks on loan from Austin artists, galleries and museums. Location: City Hall, 301 W. Second Street. Call 512-974-9313 for more info. Event ID:1/30/09

On the Road with the Beats
This exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the cities, landscapes, and communities that fostered and shaped the most important works of the Beat Generation, from the early 1940s to the mid-1960s. Location: Harry Ransom Center. Call 512-471-8944 for more info. Event ID:8/3

Play It By Ear

Come explore the art and science of tinkering with sound in our new feature exhibit. Bring to life artworks created by sound artists. Make your own sound art. Experiment with echoes. Change your voice to sound like a robot. This exhibit takes a creative, playful approach to learning all about sound production and reception. Location: Austin Children's Museum, 201 Colorado St. Time: T-Sat, 10am-5pm; W, 5pm-8pm $1 donation; Sun, noon-5pm; 4pm-5pm free.. Event ID:9/14

Bat Watching
The 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that live beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge take flight in a mass exodus each night at dusk. Located at Congress Ave. & Cesar Chavez St. Austin, TX 78704.

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