McDade’s 67th Annual Watermelon Festival and other free things to do, July 6-12

 RALPH BARRERA / AMERICAN-STATESMAN


RALPH BARRERA / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Moovies at Amy’s. Amy’s Ice Cream hosts a screening of ‘Three Amigos’ at dusk. Monday. Amy’s Ice Cream, 5624 Burnet Rd. 512-538-2697, amysicecreams.com.

‘Amy’ screening. The new, controversial documentary about the life of Amy Winehouse gets a sneak screening. RSVP required. 8 p.m. Tuesday. Regal Metropolitan Stadium 14, 901 Little Texas Lane. 512-416-5700, gofobo.com.

Texas Radio Live. This week’s performers in the weekly series are Tessy Lou & the Shotgun Stars and the Hot Nut Riveters. 6 p.m. Wednesday. Guero’s Taco Bar, 1412 S Congress Ave. 512-447-7688, guerostacobar.com.

Nature Nights. These weekly educational evenings explore the ecology of Central Texas. This week, learn about springs, streams, and ponds. 6 p.m. Thursday. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. 512-232-0100, wildflower.org.

Hairspray. Zilker Theatre’s summer musical kicks off its first show at 8:15 p.m. Friday. Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theatre, 2201 Barton Springs Rd. 512-447-5335, zilker.org/hillside.

Watermelon Festival. The 67th annual summer fest features contests like prize melon, washer pitching, and seed spitting. Also enjoy a car show, consessions, and live entertainment. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. 143 Bastrop St, McDade TX. 512-332-1270, mcdadetexas.com.

Reyes Cardenas: Poetry. The acclaimed Chicano poet will read selections of his work thanks to the YLA 20. 2 p.m. Sunday. Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave. 512-480-9373, mexic-artemuseum.org.


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