District Days will begin Saturday
Six Square will host the third annual District Days Celebration, a festival for celebrating African-American culture, specifically in East Austin, during Labor Day weekend.
A free community festival will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Downs Mabson Fields, 2816 E. 12th St., with live performances, local food and retail vendors, and kids’ activities.
The East Austin Stroll will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 3 and will tour six culturally significant sites in East Austin: Six Square, the George Washington Carver Museum, Oakwood Cemetery, the African American Heritage facility, Huston-Tillotson University and the East 12th Street Business Corridor.
General admission tickets for the stroll are $35, which includes samples of alcoholic beverages and food, and entertainment.
VIP tickets are available for $49 and also include a guided tour of the district and reserved seating at the final event. The stroll is for ages 21 and older.
For tickets to the stroll: 512-505-8738; sixsquare.org.