Diwali Festival and more free events this week, Nov. 1-7

Dallas Cowboys exhibit at Bullock Texas State Museum.

Dallas Cowboys exhibit at Bullock Texas State Museum.

Sunday
Free First Sunday. Explore the story of Texas with the rebuilding of the La Belle, the most extensive and comprehensive professional football exhibition ever and the many works of Tom Lea. 12-5 p.m. Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com, 512-936-4696.

Tuesday
Indie Lens Pop-Up. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens, this Pop-Up series allows residents, leaders and organizations to discuss what matters most. This week’s film is “Mimi and Dona,” following a 92-year-old mother and her intellectually challenged daughter. 7 p.m. APL – Windsor Park Branch, 5833 Westminster Dr. library.austintexas.gov, 512-974-9840.

Wednesday
“Into The Woods.” The five-time Tony award-winning musical, now with a film version, gets a local edition produced by the Jewish Repertory Theatre and Trinity Street Players. RSVP required. Trinity Street Players’ Black Box Theater, 901 Trinity Street. trinitystreetplayers.com, 512-402-3086.

Thursday
First Thursday Art Reception. Celebrate November’s exhibit in Artspace: Dia de Los Muertos. 5:30-7 p.m. ArtSpace, 231 East Main Street (Round Rock). roundrocktexas.gov, 512-218-7099.

Saturday, Nov. 7
Diwali Festival. A Festival of Lights brings family fun, food, henna, shopping and live music all day. 1-11 p.m. Zilker Hillside Theater, 2206 William Barton Drive. 214-394-2381.

Young Theater Maker’s Festival. Over 50 performers from high schoolers to young professionals will present six new shows. 4-8 p.m. Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd. austintexas.gov/dougherty, 512-974-4040.

Fall Festival at ANSC. Learn about our resident wildlife, see a bat and an owl up close, and explore the nature preserve on a guided hike. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Austin Nature and Science Center, 2389 Stratford Drive. austintexas.gov, 512-974-3888.

 


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