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Juneteenth Celebration, June 19, 1900

Austin will have a virtual Juneteenth festival on Friday called "Stay Black and Live," organized in collaboration with several organizations.

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The 30th anniversary of Austin's Pride parade and festival will have to wait another year. The organization announced that both have been postponed until August 2021, according to an Instagram post.
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Willie Nelson performs at LOCKN' Festival.

Paul Simon and Willie Nelson will headline A Night for Austin, a two-hour online benefit concert on June 10. Proceeds will benefit local nonprofits, including the Central Texas Food Bank, the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians and the Red River Cultural District.

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Let's take a break from pandemic and economic disaster to consider lighter fare that may lift your spirits and your eyes to the skies above. Set your cell phone reminder: The Air Force's fabled Thunderbirds are scheduled to fly over Austin beginning at 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday. The flyover will last 25 minutes.

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