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Ballet Austin Presents Don Quixote
Ballet Austin presents Don Quixote as its inaugural performance in its new home, The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Location: The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Call 281-224-2517 for more info. Event ID: 5/11

National Wildflower Week
National Wildflower Week is the perfect time to take self-guided tours of our beautiful gardens and celebrate the beauty of the Hill Country with on-site interpretation. Event ID: 5/11

Painting the Town: Austin Originals
Local Artists. Local Scenes. Local People.
Remember what makes Austin unique by celebrating its past and experiencing the changes shaping its future. Location: ART on 5th, 1501 W. 5th St. Call 512-481-1111 for more info. Event ID: 5/31

Peter and The Wolf
Second Youth Family Theatre's original adaptation of this classic tale told through the powerful use of music and movement. Location: The Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd. Call 512-386-8292 for more info. Event ID: 5/17

The People's Gallery at City Hall
The 2008 exhibition of the People's Gallery at City Hall features over 100 artworks on loan from Austin artists, galleries and museums. Location: City Hall, 301 W. Second Street. Call 512-974-9313 for more info. Event ID:1/30/09

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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