Austin March 25 Events

Austin Saturday, March 25 Events

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.

Zilker Garden Festival. At the Zilker Botanical Garden. The 49th annual spring Garden Festival, a 2-day fun-filled event with more than 100 vendors selling plants & garden-themed crafts. Kid's Corner, live music, and raffle. $5 Adults, Children under 12 free. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 512-394-0205 for more info.

Austin Science Fun Day. Austin Science Fun Day features interactive booths offering entertainment and education for the whole family, with experiments created and demonstrated by Austin-area schoolchildren in partnership with local science organizations. Added attractions: a live-snake stage demonstration, “Science in the Movies” video show, the Chemistry Circus, the Physics Circus, and Bill Oliver and the Otter Space Band. Free. 10am -4pm. Location: Texas Memorial Museum. Call 512-471-1604 for more info.

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

Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo
Austin goes cowboy as PCRA competitors hit the arena and area students exhibit prize livestock. Headline entertainment rocks the arena after the rodeo events. Location: Travis County Exposition Center. Call 512-919-3000 for more details.

Lights, Camera, Opera
Austin Lyric Opera celebrates some of the biggest and best scenes in movie history – all with opera music as a backdrop when it presents Lights, Camera, Opera, 8pm in the Austin Music Hall. Call 512-472-5992 for more details.

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