Round Rock’s Chalk Walk and more free events, Sept. 28-Oct. 4

Ralph Barrera/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; The Round Rock Chalk Walk and Arts Festival was held in downtown Saturday featuring several chalk artists drawing their masterpieces on the road in front of City Hall. Gil Russell, a fine artist from Leander, works on his Vincent Van Gogh creation combining Gogh's famous "Self Portrait" and a "Starry Night".

Ralph Barrera/AMERICAN-STATESMAN; The Round Rock Chalk Walk and Arts Festival was held in downtown Saturday featuring several chalk artists drawing their masterpieces on the road in front of City Hall. Gil Russell, a fine artist from Leander, works on his Vincent Van Gogh creation combining Gogh’s famous “Self Portrait” and a “Starry Night”.

Monday
Bluegrass Night. Members of Wood & Wire, Green Mountain Grass, and more celebrate Bluegrass music with live performances every Monday. 8:30 p.m. Radio Coffee & Beer, 4208 Manchaca Rd. radiocoffeeandbeer.com, 512-217-1160.

Tuesday
Under the Chandelier. Ten piece afro-psych band Continental Drift plays Spider House’s patio stage so you can dance under the ballroom lights. The show is kid- and dog-friendly. 7-10 p.m. Spider House Cafe & Ballroom, 2908 Fruth St. Spiderhousecafe.com, 512-480-9562.

Thursday
Light the Town Pink. Hear breast cancer survivors’ stories, learn more about therapy, gentle exercises, and more resources for patients and their loved ones. 6-8 p.m. Seton Breast Care Center, 1201 W. 38th St.  www.seton.net(512) 324-1000.

Friday & Saturday
Festival De Las Artes Latino Americanas. More than 20 artists and Latin American groups, along with 40 local businesses, will participate in this multicultural celebration of Hispanic heritage and local artists. Friday (6:30-9 p.m.) & Saturday (12 p.m.-9 p.m.). Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St. vocesaustin.com/festival.

Round Rock Chalk Walk. Round Rock’s version of an Italian street painting festival allows artists the freedom to create works of art on the pavement with chalk pastels in full view of the public. Even the parking is free! Friday (5 p.m.-10 p.m.) & Saturday (10 a.m.-7 p.m.). Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad. roundrockarts.org/chalk-walk, 512-218-7099.

Saturday
Texas French Market. For their 175th Anniversary Celebration, the French Legation Museum hosts over 50 local vendors on the grounds of Austin’s oldest home. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos St. frenchlegationmuseum.org, 512-472-8180.

Sunday
Free First Sunday. The Bullock Museum’s monthy event explores football, the favorite sport of millions of Texans. Play some tailgating games, try to “Stump the Referee” with your toughest questions, design a new uniform for your team, and try some football trivia. 12-5 p.m. 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.


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