The Zilker Kite Festival and more free events this week, March 6-12

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Sunday
Zilker Kite Festival. Ring in spring at Zilker Park for one of Austin’s most-loved annual events. Create your own kite to compete in contests or buy one for leisurely flying. Local vendors will provide food, drinks and other fun activities. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Road. acbkitefestival.org.

Tuesday
Texas Rising Stars Concert. For the fourth year, the best of the Austin community orchestras with the best from the Butler School of Music collaborate for a community concert. Guest organist Storm Knien will also perform. 7:30 p.m. Bates Recital hall, 2406 Robert Dedman Drive. austincivicorchestra.org.

Thursday
March Wine Walk. Follow a map around the Hill Country Galleria to shop the mix of retailers while discovering wines from all over the world. 5-9 p.m. 12700 Hill Country Blvd (Bee Cave). 512-263-0001, hillcountrygalleria.com.
Books & Beer. Local librarians will choose their favorite reads to pair with Blue Owl’s craft brews. Bring gently used books to stock a series of new Little Free Libraries to be placed throughout Austin. 5 p.m. Blue Owl Brewing, 2400 East Cesar Chavez Street. blueowlbrewing.com.

Friday
SX Create. This official SXSW community event celebrates the new technologies that are shaping our future. See drones, 3D printers, biohacking and more disruptive solutions in action. 11 a.m.-6 p.m, March 11-13. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd. sxsw.com/exhibitions/sx-create.

Saturday
Art Free-For-All. The whole family can learn all about the Contemporary Austin’s educational programs by creating a new work of art to take home and getting involved in some hands-on demonstrations. Afterward, check out the museum’s many sculptures and grab a snack from an on-site food truck. 12-4 p.m. Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th Street. 512-453-5312, thecontemporaryaustin.org.

 

The University Co-Op celebrates 120 years and more free events, Feb. 1-7

The University Co-Op on Guadalupe Street across from the University of Texas campus has long been a fixture of college life offering clothing and fan gear, to textbooks and memorabilia. RALPH BARRERA / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
The University Co-Op on Guadalupe Street across from the University of Texas campus has long been a fixture of college life offering clothing and fan gear, to textbooks and memorabilia.
RALPH BARRERA / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Tuesday
Indie Lens Pop-up. The neighborhood series featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens screens “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.” The documentary explores the revolutionary culture that emerged in the 1960s. 7 p.m. APL – Windsor Park Branch. 5833 Westminster Drive. library.austintexas.gov, 512-974-9840.

Wednesday
Prose on the Plaza: Infinite Jest. Twenty years ago, David Foster Wallace published his novel “Infinite Jest.” Readers will share their favorite passages from the lengthy work in the place where Wallace’s archive resides: the Harry Ransom Center. 12 p.m. 300 West 21st Street. 512-417-8944, hrc.utexas.edu/events.

Thursday
University Co-Op 120 Year Birthday Bash. To commemorate the birthday milestone most of us will only dream of reaching, the Co-Op will give away free koozies, tote bags, t-shirts and food from the Co-Op food court trailers. If that’s not enough, local partners like High Brew Coffee, Tiff’s Treats and Alamo Drafthouse will come bearing giveaways. 4-6 p.m. 2246 Guadalupe Street. 512-476-7211, universitycoop.com.

Jaye Rhee’s “Shaping the Presence, Forming the Absence.” For this art show, Jaye Rhee displays her four-channel video installation, “The Flesh and the Book,” which addresses the intersections between performance, video and sound. In the installation, original dancers of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company perform within a musical staff set made of five thick rubber bands, suspended at different heights yet equidistant from each other, to showcase the tension between dance and music. She’ll have an artist talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, before the reception. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Sunday through March 10. Free. University Galleries at Texas State University, Sessom and Comanche streets, San Marcos. 512-245-2647, txstgalleries.org. – A. Auber

Saturday
South Austin Brewery’s 2-Year Anniversary
. South Austin Brewery is celebrating another year in business with a big bash that will include, naturally, plenty of beers for you to toast with. Enjoy $2 cans of Evel Ale (a blonde), Kol (a kolsch) and the TPA (a session IPA). Plus, Burro Cheese Kitchen and OMG Cheesecakery will be on-site to fill all your food needs, and live music will come from a variety of local bands, including Taylor and the Wild Now, That Girl Dre and the Knievels. You can bring dogs, extra seating and board games. 2 p.m. Saturday. Free. 415 St. Elmo Road, suite 1D. 512-354-2337, facebook.com/SouthAustinBrewery.

 

Free events this week, Dec. 20-26

Masai Brimm, 13, and her mother, Brooke, laugh as they move along during a traditional dance during a Kwanzaa Celebration at the George Washington Carver Museum on Friday, December 26, 2014. The event was celebrating the first day of Kwanzaa which focuses on Unity (Umoja).  DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Masai Brimm, 13, and her mother, Brooke, laugh as they move along during a traditional dance during a Kwanzaa Celebration at the George Washington Carver Museum on Friday, December 26, 2014. The event was celebrating the first day of Kwanzaa which focuses on Unity (Umoja). DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Sunday
The Art of Dr. Seuss.
Enjoy limited edition artwork from the Secret Works of Dr. Seuss collection, a special story time, face painting, and an opening reception and gallery talk with Todd Gresley. 2 p.m.-9 .m. Art for the People Gallery, 1711 South First Street. 512-761-4708, artforthepeoplegallery.com.

Monday
Shakespeare in Print and Performance. Explore the legacy of Shakespeare through early printed books, his textual sources and his plays, along with costume and set designs showcasing the many ways his work has been interpreted into performance. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday with extended Thursday evening hours. Free public tour at noon. Harry Ransom Center, 300 West 21st Street. 512-471-8944, hrc.utexas.edu.

Tuesday
Winter Catalog Storytime. The avid readers of BookKids have selected a few gems from the year’s best reads. They’ll read “Everyone Loves Bacon” along with other curated selections. BookPeople, 603 North Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.

Wednesday
The Austin Symphony’s Christmas in the Community. Different ensembles set out across the city to spread Christmas cheer and bring classical music to all Austinites. On Wednesday, the Stardust Big Band & Strings will perform. 6 p.m. Symphony Square, 1101 Red River Street. 512-476-6064, austinsymphony.org.

Saturday
Umoja/Unity Kwanzaa Celebration. Just in time for the new year, join the recommitment to unity in our community with Umoja, focusing on the interconnectedness of people from the African Diaspora. Elizabeth Kahura will perform. 1-3 p.m. George Washington Carver Museum Cultural and Genealogy Center, 1165 Angelina Street. 512-974-4926, austintexas.gov/event/kwanzaa-celebration.

Holiday happenings and more free events, Nov. 30-Dec.6

On Dec., 7, 2013, Matt McIntyre played in the snow with his daughter, Audrey McIntyre, 6, at Snow Spectacular, a free event hosted at the Hill Country Galleria Mall in which 26,000lbs. of snow covered a 1230 square foot area. Snow Spectacular is the biggest fundraising event of the year for Battle for a Cure. RESHMA KIRPALANI / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Snow comes to the Hill Country Galleria this weekend. RESHMA KIRPALANI / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Monday
Young Journey Live. Created by Austinite Jaha Wilder, this non-profit organization hosts a variety of programs to inspire young people worldwide to become lifelong learners. Tonight, participants in the performing arts and media programs will showcase their new skills. 7:15 p.m. Google Fiber Space, 201 Colorado Street. youngjourney.org.

Tuesday
Beer Mile World Championships. Four laps is four miles, and at the start of each lap is a beer. There’s a fee to participate, but spectators can witness this unique sport for free. 6-11 p.m. Austin American-Statesman, 305 South Congress Ave. flotrackbeermile.com.

Wednesday
‘The Wanted 18’ screening. The 2014 animated documentary tells the story of how a Palestinian’s small local dairy became one of the strangest chapters of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 6:30 p.m. Asian-American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road. 512-974-1700, austintexas.gov/aarc.

Thursday
Live holiday music. A live string quartet will play music to help ring in the Holiday season at one of Austin’s most historic hotels. 5-7 p.m. The Driskill, 604 Brazos Street. 512-439-1234, driskillhotel.com.

Friday
Mix ‘n’ Mash: Austin Lotería! opening. The group exhibition and art sale features the works of over 200 artists inspired by an Austin twist on the Lotería card game. Admission will remain free all through December. 5-10 p.m. Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave. 512-480-9373, mexic-artemuseum.org/ehxhibitions.

Saturday
Snow Day. Every weekend in December, real snow comes to the Hill Country Galleria. Have a snowball fight, make a snowman and take fun family photos. 12 p.m. 12700 Hill Country Blvd. 512-263-0001, hillcountrygalleria.com.

Chuy’s Children Giving to Children parade and more free events this week, Nov. 23-29

Scooby Doo is escorted along E. 11th St. to the start of the parade. The annual Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade was held Saturday morning November 29, 2014 along Congress Avenue from the Texas State Capitol to Cesar Chavez Blvd. with people donating toys for Operation Blue Santa. The parade featured cartoon balloons, marching bands, musical floats and dozens of new Chevrolet trucks to drop your toys into at the end of the parade. RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Scooby Doo is escorted along E. 11th St. to the start of the parade. The annual Chuy’s Children Giving to Children Parade was held Saturday morning November 29, 2014 along Congress Avenue from the Texas State Capitol to Cesar Chavez Blvd. with people donating toys for Operation Blue Santa. The parade featured cartoon balloons, marching bands, musical floats and dozens of new Chevrolet trucks to drop your toys into at the end of the parade.
RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Monday
Holiday Window Walk. Theatrical design students from St. Edward’s and Texas State Universities create themed storefront windows for holiday shoppers to enjoy while walking the Second Street District. All day, between San Antonio and Colorado Streets. 512-745-8413, 2ndstreetdistrict.com/holiday.

Tuesday
Ethan Hawke at BookPeople. The accomplished, Austin-born actor and author returns to discuss his newest novel, “Rules for a Knight.” The speaking portion of the event is free, but a book purchase is required for the signing. 7 p.m. BookPeople, 603 North Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.

Friday
Blue Genie Art Bazaar. The day after Thanksgiving is the first shopping day at the yearly bazaar. Find handmade gifts from local businesses to give to friends and family this year, or keep some for yourself. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. until Christmas Eve. The Marchesa Hall and Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. 512-222-7303, bluegenieartbazaar.com.

Black Friday at the Bullock. Escape the madness of Black Friday with a unique museum experience. At this family-friendly event, kids can make their own souvenir poster, ornament or button inspired by their favorite exhibit. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. 512-936-4629, thestoryoftexas.com.

Saturday
Chuy’s Giving to Children Parade. Giant inflatable balloons, festive holiday floats, famous characters, marching bands, classic cars and Blue Santa will parade down Congress Avenue. Bring a toy to donate during the parade; all toys will be distributed by the Operation Blue Santa Program to a child in time for the holidays. 11 a.m. From the State Capital at 11th and Congress to Cesar Chavez. 512-426-8232, chuysparade.com.

Sunday
Showdown Battle of the Bands. Open to all ages, the six bands selected to compete will attempt to take home $5,000 and the chance to perform for a national headliner. The audience will decide the winner. A suggested donation at the door will benefit both Kids In A New Groove and AustinMusicPeople. 2:30 p.m.-8 p.m. plus an afterparty. The Mohawk, 912 Red River Street. mohawkaustin.com.

Support local art and more free things to do this week, Nov. 16-22

(USE THIS PHOTO LEAD) Out for a leisurely stroll along Lady Bird Lake in Rendon Park at Festival Beach are husband and wife Mike and Miki Kelly, left, and their friend Joe Leggs, right. They walked in a light rain with their dogs Sunday afternoon October 25, 2015. In the foreground is one of a herd of massive piñata burros created by artist David Alexander Goujon as part of a city art project called Tempo, 10 Temporary Site-Specific Artworks for Hispanic Heritage Month. His artwork is entitled "Las Piñatas." RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN
In the foreground is one of a herd of massive piñata burros created by artist David Alexander Goujon as part of a city art project called Tempo, 10 Temporary Site-Specific Artworks for Hispanic Heritage Month. His artwork is entitled “Las Piñatas.” RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Monday
Las Piñatas. Artist David Goujon built this contemporary installation of art in response to the recent bulldozing of a local family’s piñata business. The piece is a part of Austin Art In Public Places. Edward Rendon Sr. Park, 2012 Jesse E. Segovia Street. 512-974-7700, austintexas.gov/event/tempo-las-pinatas.

Tuesday
Astronomy on Tap. This week’s edition of the monthly series discusses general relativity, gravitational lenses, and why we should care about pure science research. 7:30 p.m. The North Door, 502 Brushy Street. 512-710-9765, ndvenue.com.

Wednesday
Creek Show: Deep Dive. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the five installations that comprise Creek Show. Each team will give a PechaKucha-style presentation on their design before guests can view prototypes, models and process drawings on display in the Materials Lab. UT School of Architecture’s Materials Lab, 301 Inner Campus Drive B700. 512-471-1922, creekshow.com.

Thursday
Galleria Tree Lighting. If you just can’t wait to kick off the holiday season, bring the family to this celebration with fireworks, live music and a grand entrance from Santa Claus. 6-8 p.m. Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd. 512-263-0001, hillcountrygalleria.com.

Friday
Lakeside Two-Stepping. Dance your way into the weekend with Hostelling International’s night of Texas two-stepping. Ben Rodgers will provide the tunes, and an esteemed instructor will give lessons for the first hour. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Peace Point Park, 2200 South Lakeshore Blvd. 512-444-2294, hiusa.org/austin.

Saturday
Independence Brewing’s Friendsgiving Food Drive. Guests who bring two non-perishable food items benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank will receive a complimentary Hop Brownie. Enjoy live music, special tapsm, Thanksgiving-themed food from the Ginger Armadillo food truck and get some holiday shopping done with over 25 local artists and small businesses. 12-7 p.m. Independence Brewing, 3913 Todd Lane. 512-707-0099, independencebrewing.com.

Sunday
E.A.S.T. Side Pop-Up One Year Anniversary. An afternoon of art, food and booze. Shop and support local art from featured artists like Soapapilla, Finery Elaborate Adornments, Bohemian Jewel and more.

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.

 

The Texas Book Festival and more free events, Oct. 12-18

 

USE THIS PHOTO ON JUMP 2--- Emmanuel Angel, 2, and his sister Stephanie Angel, 6, look at their activity books on the lawn of the Capitol at the Texas Book Festival on Saturday October 25, 2014.  JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
 Emmanuel Angel, 2, and his sister Stephanie Angel, 6, look at their activity books on the lawn of the Capitol at the Texas Book Festival on Saturday October 25, 2014. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Monday

Bethany Lutheran’s Annual Pumpkin Patch. The perfect place for that fall photo shoot is now open. Pumpkins are available for purchase. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Every day through Oct. 31 (if pumpkins remain). Bethany Lutheran Church, 3701 W Slaughter Lane. blcms.org,  512-292-8778.

Tuesday

James and Kimberly Dean Speaking and Signing. The artists and authors behind Pete the Cat come to BookPeople to read from Pete’s newest adventure, “Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues.” 6 p.m. 603 N Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com, 512-472-5050.

Wednesday

Poetry on the Plaza. Claire Redcliffe from the touring Shakespeare company Actors from the London Stage will read “Perchance to Dream” while light refreshments are served. 12 p.m. Harry Ransom Center, 300 W 21st St. hrc.utexas.edu/events, 512-471-8944.

Thursday

‘The Mummy’ screening. As part of their Un-Dead Film Fest, enjoy this Thursday matinee screening of “The Mummy” starring Brendan Fraser. 1 p.m. Austin Public Library – Terrazas Branch, 1105 E Cesar Chavez St. library.austintexas.gov, 512-974-3625.

Friday

Dia de las Mandolinas. The Classical Mandolin Society of America will be holdings it’s annual convention in town and will provide a free concert by classical mandolin and guitar artists Rene Izuierdo, Elina Chekan, and Carlo Aonzo. 7:30 p.m. Holiday Inn Austin, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd. classicalmandolinsoceity.org.

Saturday & Sunday

The Texas Book Festival. More than 250 nationally and critically recognized authors will attend this festival spanning more than 20 venues surrounding the State Capitol. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Texas State Capitol Grounds, 1100 Congress Ave. texasbookfestival.org.

Chelsea Clinton comes to BookPeople and more free events, Oct. 5-11

USE THIS PHOTO SECONDARY ON A1 Chelsea Clinton gave the keynote talk at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 during SXSW Interactive. 03.11 2014 LAURA SKELDING/AMERICAN-STATESMAN 031214 sxsw daily
Chelsea Clinton gave the keynote talk at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 during SXSW Interactive. LAURA SKELDING/AMERICAN-STATESMAN.

Tuesday
National Night Out. Get to know your neighbors and local law enforcement to team up against crime. Block parties are arranged by neighborhood, and some local rec centers will host community events. Find times and locations at nnoaustin.org.

Wednesday
The Lauri Wright Stand Up for Safe Families Paddle Parade. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Show your support by wearing purple and participating in this event with free paddleboard, canoe, and kayak rentals. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Texas Rowing Center Dock, 1541 West Cesar Chavez. 512-854-9101, austintexas.gov.

Thursday
Chelsea Clinton at BookPeople. Clinton will speak about and sign copies of her newest book, “It’s Your World,” written to inspire readers to do their part to make the world a better place. 7 p.m. BookPeople, 603 North Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.

Friday
Corn Lovers Fiesta. Dubbed “the other ACL,” this free lineup of live acts is a free, less touristy way to enjoy the sounds of Austin. 8 p.m. The ABGB, 1305 West Oltorf. 512-298-2242, theabgb.com.

Saturday
Archaeology Day. Dig into Texas Archaeology Month and excavate artifacts in a mock dig. Your findings will be displayed in a mock museum! 1-5 p.m. French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos Street. 512-472-8180, frenchlegationmuseum.org.

Sunday
Piñata-Making Workshop. Using papier-mâché, museum educators will guide the public in the creation of sugar skull piñatas inspired by the Dia de los Muertos tradition. Materials will be provided. 1-4 p.m. Mexic-Arte Museum, 519 Congress Ave. 512-480-9373, mexic-artemuseum.org.

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.