Thursday, March 9

March Wine Walk

The monthly wine walk at the Hill Country Galleria offers complimentary tastings at various stores, starting at Twin Liquors. Free. 5-9 p.m. Twin Liquors, 3925 Market St., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001.

Friday, March 10

WORTH THE TRIP! South by Southwest Conferences & Festivals

Beginning Friday, South by Southwest Conferences & Festivals feature independent films, emerging technologies and live music. All day. $825-$1,650 for event passes (free events also available). Various venues throughout Austin. 512-467-7979.

Saturday, March 11

WORTH THE TRIP! Rodeo Austin March 11-25

Watch ProRodeo action and listen to music on the main stage from a different artist each night from March 11-25, including Dwight Yoakam, Elle King, Fitz and the Tantrums, and Kenny Rogers. Tickets start at $20. 9100 Decker Lake Road, Austin. 512-477-6060.

TEXSAR prospective meeting

Texas Search and Rescue will host an informational meeting for citizens interested in joining its ranks. TEXSAR is a volunteer first responder organization focused on search and rescue, incident response and disaster response. Free. 9 a.m. Sunset Valley City Hall, 3205 Jones Road, Sunset Valley. 512-956- 6727.

Sunday, March 12

The Brew perform at The Oasis

Latin jazz band The Brew performs on the Starlight Terrace. The event also includes salsa lessons. Free. 7-10:30 p.m. The Oasis on Lake Travis, 6550 Comanche Trail, Austin. 512-266-2442.

ABC Kite Festival

Rescheduled from last weekend, the festival features food, vendors and the second annual MossFest concert. Competitions such as the most unusual kite contest and the inaugural Anteater Fun Run will take place. Proceeds benefit Communities In Schools of Central Texas as well as the Moss Pieratt Foundation. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin. 512-448-5483.