Austin March 19 Events

Austin Sunday, March 19 Events

An Artisans Festival. From fine art to folk art, the best in natural forms are on display. Artists and artisans showcase their nature-related work including metal work, painting, photography, pottery and more. Event highlights include family learning activities, walks and talks, and entertainment provided by various local musicians. Location: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Call 512-292-4200 for more details.

Old Gruene Market Days. Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items collectibles and packaged Texas foods in the Gruene Historic District. Market hours are 10am-5pm. Free admission. Location: Gruene Historic District, Gruene TX. Call 830-832-1721 for more details.

Shear Madness. The longest-running comedy in ZACH's history returns in an all-new production! It's murder among the curlers in this hilarious whodunit where you play armchair detective, uncover the secrets, and help an outrageous cast of characters solve the crime amidst a trendy Austin hair salon. Location: Zachary Scott Theater
Call 512-476-0541.

The Vietnam Experience. The Vietnam Experience is strongly interpreted in this selection of 22 paintings, watercolors, and drawings by six combat artists.
These paintings and drawings give a visual sense of the Vietnam War, from the colors and landscape to the people and the adrenaline-charged combat actions. The paintings capture the surprise attacks of the guerilla conflict, the vigil River Patrol Boats maintained in keeping rivers open, and eyewitness accounts of the dangers of this war. Location: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Call 512-721-0200 for details.

New Botanicals Exhibit. Mary Welborn's New Botanicals is an exhibit of lyrical watercolor paintings of native flora and the role they play in our complex ecosystems. It is on display from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 5:30 p.m. Sundays in the McDermott Learning Center. These paintings are a charming and educational twist on traditional botanical painting.

South by Southwest. Talented, filmmakers, musicians and multi-media artists from around the world gather to showcase music, film and interactive. Location: Austin Convention Center. Call 512-467-7979 for more information.

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