Markets & bazaars
6701 Burnet Road Markets. Open-air flea market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Produce and prepared foods market with live music and more, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. 512-879-8565, www.6701burnetroadmarketblog.com.
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4th of July at Barton Creek Resort & Spa
An all-American poolside cookout, barbecue and fireworks display. Activities begin at 11 a.m. Friday-Sunday. For more information on times and prices, visit the resort’s website. Barton Creek Resort & Spa, 8212 Barton Club Drive. 512-329-4000, www.bartoncreek.com.
Austin Aztex vs. West Texas Sockers
The local team takes on West Texas. 7:30 p.m. Friday. $10. House Park, 1301 Shoal Creek Blvd. 512-402-2892, www.austinaztex.com.
Bastrop Patriotic Festival
A traditional Fourth of July concert with fireworks. 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow St., Bastrop. www.bastroptexas.net/around_bastrop/fishermanspark.htm.
Belly Dance Series with Stacey Lizette
Learn the core language, concepts and muscles used; wear comfortable clothing. 7 p.m. Tuesday. $88-120. Thrive Fitness Studio, 3212 S. Congress Ave. 512-443-3013, www.bellydancejuly2013.eventbrite.com.
Deep Eddy Movie Nights
Watch “Grease” with your floats. Movies begin at dusk Saturdays, through Aug. 3. $1-3. Deep Eddy Pool, 401 Deep Eddy Ave. 512-472-8546, www.deepeddy.org.
First Saturday Wine Dinner at the Vineyard
Each dinner features four courses paired with new and past vintage Flat Creek Estate wines. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. $65 a person; 21 and older. Flat Creek Estate Vineyard and Winery, 24912 Singleton Bend, Marble Falls. 512-267-6310, www.flatcreekestate.com.
First Sundays at the Bullock Museum
Free admission to exhibitions. Noon Sundays.Free. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. 512-936-4649, www.thestoryoftexas.com.
Monday Movies Under the Stars
An outdoor screening of “Brazil”; beer, wine, desserts and snacks will be available for purchase. 9 p.m. Monday. Free. The Butterfly Bar at the Vortex, 2307 Manor Road. www.vortexrep.org.
Movies in the Park
Dogs, picnics and lawn chairs are welcome at the screening of “A League of Their Own.” 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Free. Republic Sqaure Park, 422 Guadalupe St. 512-974-6797, www.austinparks.org/moviesinthepark.
Public Observatory Nights
Study the night sky with the help of the experts. 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Call for pricing. Eagle Eye Observatory, 16942 Burnet Road. www.austinastro.org.
Rhythm on Stage
The night begins with a dance lesson, with everyone encouraged to dance on stage. This week’s theme is Broadway. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 512-474-5664, www.thelongcenter.org/event/rhythm-on-stage.
A convention hosted by Rooster Teeth to celebrate online culture and gaming. 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday. $30-50. Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. www.rtxevent.com.
Small-Batch & From-Scratch
Participants will learn how to enjoy Texas peaches year-round, including ways to personalize your preserves with flavors and infusions. Light snacks served. 6 p.m. Wednesday. $50. Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 6020 Dillard Circle. 1-866-552-2433, www.canningpeaches2013.eventbrite.com.
Family events this week
Alamo Drafthouse’s Kid Camp
This week: Alamo Slaughter Lane, “Bee Movie,” 10 a.m. daily. Village, “Happy Feet,” 10 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. Monday-Thursday. Lake Creek, “The Land Before Time,” 10 a.m. daily. Free. Visit the Alamo’s website for more information and for theater addresses. www.drafthouse.com.
Blanton Summer Family Programs
Drop by the Art Lab and take a storytime tour. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, through Aug. 9. Free on Thursdays; included with museum admission on Fridays. Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 512-471-7324, www.blantonmuseum.org.
The childhood classic with puppetry and live music. Opens Saturday. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 4. $10. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. 512-472-5436, www.scottishritetheater.org.
Children’s Day Art Park
Local musicians, dancers, storytellers, magicians, mimes and crafts people. This week, a performance by Beto y los Fairlanes. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through July 31. $.50 a child. Symphony Square Amphitheatre, 1101 Red River St. www.austinsymphony.org/events/childrens-day-art-park.
Family Movie Night
The library presents “Rise of the Guardians,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Austin Public Library Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S. Fifth St. www.austintexas.gov/library.
Flying Theater Machine
Interactive improv for kids. 2 p.m. Sundays. $8. The Hideout Theatre, 617 N. Congress Ave. 512-476-0473, www.hideouttheatre.com.
Play giant chess outside. 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays. Free. Brush Square Park, 409 E 5th St. 512-974-6700, www.austinparks.org/childrens-programs.
Kids Dance Around the World
Children will learn dances from different cultures and use props. Parents can join, too. 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Thursday. $70 for a four-week workshop; kids ages 5-10. Ballet Austin Butler Community School, 501 W. Third St. 512-476-9151, www.balletaustin.org.
Made in Texas Family Series
A screening of “Holes,” presented by the Austin Film Festival. 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Spirit of Texas Theater at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. www.austinfilmfestival.com/events/holes.
NATY Kids Shows
The North Austin Trailer Yard offers concerts for kids to sing and dance along; pets welcome. 11 a.m. Sundays. The North Austin Trailer Yard, 1012 W. Anderson Lane. www.thenaty.com.
Tiny Tails to You Petting Zoo Playgroups
An interactive storytime with age appropriate crafts, and a petting zoo. 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Monday. $10 a child; adults are free. RSVP required. Toy Time, 101 Pecan St. W., Pflugerville. 512-990-8697, www.tinytailstoyou.com/Playgroups.
“What’s the Story, Steve?”
Improvised, interactive theater for kids featuring Steve the poodle. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Pay what you wish. ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd. Suite D. 512-814-8696, www.coldtownetheater.com.