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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Austin Wakesurf Club Annual Competition
Prizes for best trick, biggest air, most spins, best style, and longest ride. 9 a.m. Sunday. $45. Ski Shores Waterfront Cafe, 2905 Pearce Road. 512-346-5915, www.austinwake2013-zvents.eventbrite.com.
Blues on the Green
The next one features the Gourds with Shakey Graves. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Free. Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Road. 512-974-6700, www.kgsr.com/bluesonthegreen.
Body Mind Spirit Expo
Learn the latest in new thought presentations, alternative medicines, and psychics. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $10 weekend admission. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road. 512-404-4500, www.bmse.net/bmseweb/event/eventhome.
Cupcakes and Cocktails 2013
Cocktail themed cupcakes and drinks courtesy of local bakeshops benefiting the Arc of the Capital Area. 6 p.m. Friday. $35; 21+. Le Cordon Bleu, 3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100. www.cupcakesandcocktails2013-zvents.eventbrite.com.
CYC Fitness Charity Ride
This ride benefits Citizen Generation. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. $20. CYC Fitness, 715 W. 23rd St. 512-298-2292, www.cycride-zvents.eventbrite.com.
Deep Eddy Movie Nights
A screening of “Amazing Spider-Man.” 7 p.m. Saturday. $1-3. Deep Eddy Pool, 401 Deep Eddy Ave. 512-472-8546, www.deepeddy.org.
Judah Kuper, co-founder of Mezcal Vago, talks about the traditional processes of making hand-crafted Mezcal. Tickets include a tasting flight of Mezcals and a cocktail reception. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $10, 21 and older. Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Lane. 512-476-1320, www.drafthouse.com.
Drivin’ In to Drive Out Cancer
A screening of “Run Fatboy Run” benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $15. Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In, 1901 E. 51st St. 512-507-6531, www.tntdriveinbenefit.weebly.com.
Hill’s Cafe Chili Cook-Off
Live music and tequila tastings. Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday. Hill’s Cafe, 4700 S. Congress Ave. 512-851-9300, www.hillscafe.com/events/2013/07/hills-cafe-chili-cook-off.
Mid-Summer Sami Show
An arts and crafts show. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $6; children ages 12 and younger are free. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road. 512-441-7133, www.samishow.com.
Monday Movies Under the Stars
An outdoor screening of Wes Anderson’s “Bottle Rocket.” 9 p.m. Mondays. Free. The Butterfly Bar at the Vortex, 2307 Manor Road. 512-478-5282, www.vortexrep.org.
Monthly Blind Tasting
Taste wines, network, and expand your palate. 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. $30 per person. Barley Swine, 2024 S. Lamar Blvd. 512-944-0510, www.gustotastings.com.
Music Under the Stars
Grupo Fantasma with special guest La Guerrilla; bring chairs and blankets. 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays. Free. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. 512-936-4649, www.thestoryoftexas.com.
Nature Nights: “Snakes”
Learn how snakes smell and hear; Austin Parks Ranger David Papke will bring his boa constrictors. 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Free. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. 512-232-0100, www.wildflower.org/nature.
Live music and a pin-up contest. 9 p.m. Saturday. $5. Flamingo Cantina, 515 E. Sixth St. 512-494-9336, www.flamingocantina.com/events/summer-shockhop-returns.
Unplugged at the Grove
Max Frost at 8 p.m. Thursday. Free. 1634 Barton Springs Road. Additional free parking on Toomey Road behind Shady Grove and at Bicycle Sports Shop at Barton Springs Road and Lamar Boulevard. theshadygrove.com.
Weird! True Hollywood Tales
This installation of the biography lecture series is themed “Grand Ole Singers.” 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday. $10, 21 and up. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 E. Manor. 512-474-7886, www.weirdtruetales.com.
WWE Monday Night RAW
Live televised wrestling. 6:30 p.m. Monday. $15-95. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. 512-471-7744, www.uterwincenter.com/events/2013/WWE-Presents-RAW.
Family events this week
Alamo Drafthouse’s Kid Camp
This week: Alamo Slaughter Lane, “The Spongebob Squarepants Movie,” 10 a.m. daily. Village, “Stuart Little,” 10 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. Monday-Thursday. Lake Creek, “Spy Kids,” 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday. 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 story time 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. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays; 12:30 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 Staci Gray. 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.
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.
“The Funnybun Family Picnic”
A clown family goes on a picnic. 11 a.m., 2.p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. $7.75-$9.75; group rates available. The Long Center Rollins Studio Theater, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 512-474-5664, www.thelongcenter.org/event/the-funnybun-family-picnic.
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 Globe
Children learn African dance, Latin American salsa, Indian Bollywood, and a variety of cultural folk dances. 10 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday. $70 for four-week workshop; children ages 5-10. Ballet Austin Butler Community School, 501 W. Third St. 512-476-9151, www.balletaustin.org/community/Kidsworkshops.
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.
Children are invited for story time daily. 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sundays. 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Austin Children’s Museum, 201 Colorado St. 512-472-2499, www.austinkids.org.
“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.