Here are a few events happening in the Central Austin area in April and May.

April 28 | Browse art in a docent-led tour at the Blanton

Learn about great works of Oscar Munoz in a new exhibit called Invisibilia. The artist is known to create a hybrid between photography and drawing. The tour will include different installations of video, and sculpture, as well as interactive works. 12:30 p.m. Blanton Museum 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin. 512-471-5482. www.blantonmuseum.org

April 29 | Listen to pop music from AJR

The Ok Orchestra Tour will feature songs by American pop band AJR from its fourth album that released March 26. Parking is included in the admission ticket. Proof of negative COVID-19 test taken with 72 hours of arrival will be required. $30-$400. Germania Insurance Amphitheater, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Del Valle. www.germaniaamp.com/events/ajr-the-ok-orchestra-tour


April 29-30 | Drink beer to support dogs

Barks for Beers is Divine Canines’s annual fundraising event to support more than 140 active dog-handler teams equipped to provide free therapy dog services for older adults and hospitalized patients. For $30, participants can purchase the 2022 Divine Canines pint glass and “pawport.” Participating breweries will allow one pour at each brewery. Visit the website for the list of participating breweries.
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April 30 | Attend an annual birthday celebration

Eeyore’s Annual Birthday Party is a beloved Austin tradition in the 57th year that started in 1963. The festival celebrates Winnie The Pooh book character Eeyore and also acts as a fundraiser operated by the Friends of the Forest Foundation to benefit local nonpro
fits in Austin. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury St., Austin. 512-766-4424. www.eeyores.org

May 4 | Honor an Austin icon

Hi How Are You Day will celebrate the legacy of artist and Austin icon Daniel Johnston with a concert at ACL Live at the Moody Theater. The fifth annual event aims to remove the stigma around mental health one conversation at a time. Confirmed perfo
rmers include Grouplove, The Polyphonic Spree and Kate Davis, with more to be announced. 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd., Austin. www.hihowareyou.org/hhay-day

May 7-8 | Enjoy an open-air festival

Sixth Street Over 300 artists will gather at the Pecan Street Festival to of
fer handmade art from materials including clay, glass and repurposed items. The event will also feature over 30 food vendors and performances from Austin’s top musical acts across three stages. The festival is held bi-annually in Austin’s Sixth Street Historic District. Free. www.pecanstreetfestival.org

May 7-June 10 | Admire a street art exhibit including Bansky

An exhibition featuring art by famous street artists from Europe and urban art will be on display at Ao5 Gallery, which relocated to The Arboretum from South Austin. An opening party will be held May 7 from 7-10 pm. The event is open to the public but RSVP is requested. Ao5 Gallery, The Arboretum, 10000 Research Blvd., Austin. 512-481-1111. www.ao5gallery.com

May 14 | Chow down on crawfish

Keep Austin Weird Twist ‘N Snap Crawfish Boil will put on its inaugural event with over 10,000 pounds of crawfish, food trucks, live music and games at Fiesta Gardens. Noon-8 p.m. $15 (general admission with access to crawfish for purchase on-site), $40 (general admission plus tickets for 3 pounds of crawfish, a beer and a dedicated line). 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., Austin. www.keepaustinweird.live/crawfishboil

May 20 | Hear from a celebrity author

Selma Blair—an activist and Hollywood actress— will hold a discussion on her new memoir “Mean Baby,” in partnership with the Texas Book Festival. The event will include an audience Q&A. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the discussion will begin at 7 p.m. $40. 901 Trinity St., Austin. www.texasbookfestival.org

May 30 | Swim, bike and run in Downtown Austin

Ascension Seton CapTex Tri will celebrate its 30th anniversary beginning with a swim in Lady Bird Lake. The bike course will run along Congress Avenue. The race will conclude with a run before the finish line and a post-race party at Auditorium Shores. $69-$269. Auditorium Shores, 900 W. Riverside Drive, Austin. www.eventdog.com/a/eventpage.php?eID=32382

May 30 | Tour historic buildings

Austin is back with its annual educational home tours event. This year, the “Out of the House” spring tour will take guests through a selection of historically significant locations including the newly-restored 1930s Travis County Probate Courthouse and the rehabilitated Baker School. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $25-40. Location varies. www.preservationaustin.org

Worth the trip | Visit the new Round Rock Amp this summer

The live music venue and concert arena that relocated from Southwest Austin to Round Rock has announced the grand opening and spring season of concerts. Run and operated by the owners of Nutty Brown Amphitheater, which operated on Hwy. 290 and closed last November, the 18-acre venue is located in the former McNeil Park in Round Rock. Upcoming events includes the Austin Taco & Margarita Festival on April 30 and Robert Earl Keen’s “I’m Coming Home Tour” on May 6. Parking is $20 per car. Various times. $35-$200.3701 N. I-35, Round Rock. www.roundrockamp.com