Family and learning events worth seeking out in Austin this week

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From music lessons to a SXSW shopping experience, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.

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SXSW Marketplace 2019

First, check out this free shopping event at the Austin Convention Center. You'll find clothing, accessories, art and more from selected local, national and global brands.

When: Friday, March 15, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Price: Free

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42% Off Music Lessons

Then, take advantage of this offer of 42% off classical guitar lessons. Instructor Remington Griffin earned his B.M. in Classical Guitar Performance from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University.

Where: 5619 Adams Ave., Brentwood
Price: $46 (42 percent discount off regular price)

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38% Off Services

Finally, enjoy 38% off music lessons taught via video from Care2Rock.com. Its instructors can teach anything from keyboards to the ukulele.

Where: 3300 Bee Cave Road, West Lake Hills
Price: $20 (38 percent discount off regular price)

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