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Austin Saturday, March 3 Events

Texas State Arts Festival
This festival will feature all that is great about Texas. Texas arts & crafts vendors will show off their works, performances by a variety of Texas bands, Texas foods and theatrical historical performances. The festival also will have all sorts of children's activities making for a well rounded family event. Location: Congress Ave. & MLK across from Texas State History Museum. Call 512-441-9015 for more info. Event ID:3/4

Austin Chocolate Festival
The festival includes up to 25 vendors including chocolatiers, bakeries, patisseries, restaurants, hotels, caterers and resorts. The participating vendors offer samples to festival guests. Guests also enjoy and participate in chocolate competitions in several categories. Location: Tuscan Hall, 16221 Crystal Hills Dr. Call 512-637-0479 for more info. Event ID:3/4

The Glass Menagerie
The Austin Shakespeare Festival is thrilled to present the great American classic The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. Location: The Austin Playhouse, 3601 S. Congress Ave., Building C. Call 512-454-2273 for more info Event ID:3/18

Experience the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you’ll remember forever. Location: Bass Concert Hall. Call 512-471-1444 for tickets. Event ID: 3/25.

The American Twenties
The exhibition explores race, religion, capitalism, love and modernism in the decade immediately following World War I through contemporary literature and art. Location: Harry Ransom Center. Call 512-471-8944 for more info. Event ID:7/29

Present Laughter
This semi-autobiographical, madcap farce is one of Noel Coward's finest and funniest comedies. Stylishly attired and devastatingly charismatic, Garry Essendine is a famous, self-dramatizing actor who never met a mirror he didn't like. He teeters reluctantly towards middle age, while everyone who encounters him is completely infatuated with him. Location: Zachary Scott Theatre. Call 512-476-0541 for more info. Event ID: 3/11.

Power to the People: The Electrification of Rural Texas
Walk into a world before television, computers, the i-pod, even refrigerators and running water. The exhibit, Power to the People: The Electrification of Rural Texas, is a unique story of one of the most dramatic events in Texas history. Rural Texas in the 1930s was still in the dark as electric lines hadn’t penetrated the beautiful, but rugged Texas Hill Country. Location: LBJ Library and Museum. Open Daily 9-5 (except Christmas) Free Admission. id:5.2.07

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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