June 26: See a concert in nature

Strings in the Woods combines nature and music for a concert series that turns green spaces into live music venues. The event will begin with a guided nature walk accompanied by solo violin, followed by an hourlong sunset concert a featuring singer-songwriter duo Sasha K.A and Everett Wren. The June 26 event will be held at Jester King Brewery and will run from 7:30-9:30 p.m. $30-$40 per ticket. Jester King Brewery, 13127 Fitzhugh Road, Austin. www.stringsinthewoods.com/events

June 26: Take in a car show

Cars and Coffee Austin, one of the country’s biggest car meetups, is returning June 26 to the Circuit of The Americas. The family-friendly event will feature a range of automobiles. The meetup will be held on the last Sunday of June, July and August from 8 a.m.-noon. Free. Displaying a car in the show costs $10. 9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd., Austin. 512-301-6600. www.circuitoftheamericas.com/events

June 30: See a cabaret show

The longest continuously running burlesque show in Texas will celebrate its 16th anniversary with a show at The Ballroom at Spiderhouse. The Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue features live music, comedy, drag acts and burlesque performances in a cabaret setting. 7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $20-$140. 2906 Fruth St., Austin. www.thejigglewattsburlesque.com

July 1: Read, explore and create

Austin Public Library will hold its summer reading challenge, “Completely Booked,” through Aug. 15. Readers of all ages are invited to keep track of their summer reading via the Beanstack app. After completing the challenges and activities, readers can claim a prize. Free. www.library.austintexas.gov/summer

July 1: Enjoy a comedy party

Independence Brewing Co. will kick off July 4th weekend with a party and comedy showcase featuring all local performers. Comedian Casey Rocket will headline the event. 6 p.m. (doors), 7-10 p.m. (show). $10. 3913 Todd Lane, Ste. 607, Austin. www.independencebrewing.com

July 1: Unwind with motorcycles

Indian Motorcycle will host a free, all levels Wild and Free yoga flow led by Collette Ouseley-Moynan to begin the 4th of July weekend. The class will be accompanied by a live set from DJ Cassandra. Refreshments from local sponsors will be available. The event will run from 6-7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Space is limited. Reservations can be made online. 2401 S. I-35, Austin. www.linktr.ee/colletteouseleymoynan

July 3: Help bunnies in need

The Austin Winery will partner with The House Rabbit Network to host an event benefiting house rabbits across Central Texas. The Reds, Whites, and Bunnies event will offer custom wine glasses, wine, light food and beverages, with a portion of the proceeds going to the House Rabbit Resource Network. 6-8 p.m. Attendance is free, and a $20 online donation guarantees a custom wine glass. 440 E. St. Elmo Road, Austin. www.hrrn.ticketbud.com/reds-whites-and-bunnies

July 4: Celebrate Independence Day

Join sponsor H-E-B and the Austin Symphony Orchestra for the largest Independence Day celebration in Texas. The family-friendly event will be held at Vic Mathias Shores and feature a fireworks display and live music. 8:30-10 p.m. Free. 900 W. Riverside Drive, Austin. www.austinsymphony.org

July 4: Party with Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson & Family will headline a concert at Q2 stadium during the annual 4th of July picnic and fireworks show. Food and drinks will be available. 11 a.m. (doors). $55 and up. 10414 McKalla Place, Austin. www.q2stadium.com

July 8-Aug. 13: See a summer musical

Zilker Hillside Theatre’s summer musical “Newsies” will run from July 8 through Aug. 13. The show is based on the real newsboy strike of 1899. 8:15 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.). Free. 2206 William Barton Drive, Austin. www.zilker.org

July 10: Get your sweat on

Meanwhile Brewing is partnering with Lumos Fitness to offer a donation-based outdoor exercise class suitable for all ages and abilities. HIIT in the Park combines strength training, bodyweight movements and endurance skills. Admission is free. RSVPs can be made online. 3901 Promontory Point Drive, Austin. 512-308-3659. www.meanwhilebeer.com

July 23: Honor a Texas icon

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center will celebrate its namesake July 23 with free all-day admission. Guests are welcomed to explore the center’s exhibits and commemorate Johnson’s environmental legacy. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 4801 La Crosse Ave., Austin. 512-232-0100. www.wildflower.org

July 23-31: See Banksy's art

Banksyland, an international touring exhibition featuring 80 pieces and installations from artist Banksy, is coming to Austin. The collection will feature studio works, street artworks and immersive installations. The exhibit is organized by One Thousand Ways, an international arts company specializing in experimental art immersive events. Times vary. $29. The location will be revealed to ticket holders. www.banksyland.com