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Texas Greek Festival
The Texas Greek Festival is a celebration of Greek food, music and culture. Join the fun of a Greek "bouzouki" band, traditional dancing, authentic Greek food and delicious pastries. Bring the whole family and enjoy a day of festivities including, live music and dancing, Greek food and children's activities. 6pm- midnight. Location: Fiesta Gardens. Visit for more info.

Heritage Homes Tour
Treat your mother to this annual walking tour of 7 historic homes in one of Austin's most colorful old boroughs. 10am to 6pm. Advance tickets $12/$15. Location: Heritage Neighborhood. Call 512-474-5198 for more info.

Ballet Austin's Romeo & Juliet
Ah-to love as passionately as they! The famously tragic story of Shakespeare's young lovers proves the perfect finale to our season of Passionistas. Stephen Mills' powerful choreography, set to Prokofiev's moving score will leave you breathless. Join us in celebrating the beauty of music, dance, and the greatest of all Location: Bass Concert Hall. Call 512-476-2163 for more info.

Golden Dragon Acrobats
Golden Dragon Acrobats take the stage performing acts of daring and strength you won’t believe! The group numbers nearly two-dozen acrobats, and their spellbinding feats are physically daring, yet graceful. The combination of ancient and contemporary theatrical techniques enthralls audiences of all ages. Make no mistake - these are actors, athletes and artists with a love for their art. Location: The Paramount Theatre. Call 866-4-GET-TIX for tickets.

Shakespeare Under the Stars
Meet the most charismatic villain ever to command a stage - Shakespeare's Richard III—the man audiences have loved to hate for 400 years. Location: Sheffield Hillside Theatre, Zilker Park. Call 512-454-BARD for more details.

Welcome to Arroyo's
Welcome to Arroyo's is an emotional story about love, family and finding yourself in a changing world. From one of the hottest young writers in New York, this hip-hop spin on the American dream features two live DJs who narrate the story and keep the music spinning. Location: The State Theatre. Call 866-4-GET-TIX for tickets.

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.

The Exonerated
This gripping new drama tells the true stories of six Death Row inmates wrongly convicted of murder who, in the face of new evidence, were freed with their innocence proclaimed and their lives reclaimed. Taken from over 40 interviews with persons falling through the cracks of our justice system, their unforgettable stories are told in their own words. Location: Zachary Scott Theatre. Call 512-476-0541 for more info.

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.

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