Veterans’ Day parade and more free events, Nov. 8-14

Maria Carillo and her son Rey Carillo, 9, show their support for veterans at the Veterans Day parade on Congress Avenue on Tuesday November 11, 2014.  JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Maria Carillo and her son Rey Carillo, 9, show their support for veterans at the Veterans Day parade on Congress Avenue on Tuesday November 11, 2014. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Sunday
Austin Art in Public Places: Sky Lines. 
The Pleasant Valley Bridge underpass in Boggy Creek Greenbelt Park has been enhanced with solar powered motion senors that activate illuminated fiber optic light cables. See the spectacle with dynamic light patterns during twilight and evening hours. 1114 Nile Street. austintexas.gov/event/tempo-sky-lines.

Monday
Tango Night. Take an introductory tango class and then dance the night away at this Milonga Loca. No partner or dance experience required. Free with one purchase at the bar. 8:15-9 p.m. class, 9-12 p.m. Milonga. El Sol & La Luna, 600 East Sixth Street. esquinatangoaustin.com, 512-524-2772.

Tuesday
Lecture: Leadership During Times of Great Upheaval. H.W. Brands will examine what might have happened if Lincoln and FDR had lived each a few years longer. 7-9 p.m. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 North Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com, 512-936-8746.

Wednesday
Veterans’ Day Parade. Line up along Congress Ave. to celebrate the holiday honoring military veterans. The parade will line up on the Congress Bridge and travel to 11th and Congress. There will then be a commemoration program on the South steps of the State Capitol. 9:30 a.m. parade, 11 a.m. memorial ceremony. traviscountytx.gov/veterans-services, 512-854-9020.

Thursday
Creekshow Opening Night. For nine nights, Waller Creek will be lit up with five installations designed by local artists and architects. Get a glimpse of the future transformation coming to the creek and its surrounding public areas. 5:30-11 p.m. Between Fifth and Eighth Streets. creekshow.com, 512-541-3520.

Saturday
E.A.S.T.stravaganza. Kick off East Austin Studio Tour a little early with a day of local art, food and booze. East Side King will be open early for the event. 12-6 p.m. 1618 East Sixth Street. eastsidepopup.com.


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