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Austin Saturday, February 16 Events

Asian Lunar New Year Gala
The 12th Annual Asian Lunar New Year Gala celebrates Asian American achievements. Location: Austin Downtown Hilton Hotel, 500 East 4th Street. Call 512-485-1090 for more info.

Engineer's Day at the Austin Children's Museum
Explore the creative side of engineering and learn to build bridges, towers, and flying machines! Volunteers will be on hand to help youngsters learn about engineering through constructive play. Location: Austin Children's Museum. Call 512-342-3477 for more info,.

Old Gruene Market Days
Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items, collectibles and packaged Texas foods. Market hours are 10:00am-5:00pm. Free admission. Location: Gruene Historic District in New Braunfels, Texas. Event ID:2/17

Sesame Street Live: When Elmo Grows Up
When Elmo and his Sesame Street Live friends think about growing up, it's a musical show-and-tell! Location: Frank Erwin Center. Call 512-477-6060 for more info. Event ID:2/17

Bubba & Babe's Backwoods Texas Wedding
Esther's Follies announces an all new dinner theater experience that's sure to please hipsters and hillbillies alike! Join the wedding party for a non-stop evening of comedy and music that only Esther's could produce. A sumptuous 5 course meal of gourmet-comfort food and a rootin' tootin' evening of down-home entertainment! Full bar available. Location: Patsy's Cowgirl Cafe; 5001 E. Ben White Blvd.. Call 512-320-0198 for more info. Event ID:3/26

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
Five reluctant bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom. Each has a reason to avoid the proceedings downstairs. As the wedding progresses, these very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny comedy about friendship and love. Location: The Hideout, 617 S. Congress Ave. Call 512-328-3836 for more info. Event ID:2/17

Throws Like A Girl
Rude Mechanicals brings you the fifth incarnation of "Throws Like a Girl" - a groundbreaking women's performance art series that celebrates the contributions of original female theatre artists to our cultural landscape while promoting women's voices in the American theatre. Location: The Off Center; 2211 A Hidalgo, Austin, TX 78702. Call 512-389-0315 for more info. Event ID: 2/23

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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