The lows, well, they will be in the 20s, but eventually at some point on Sunday, it might get to be in the 50s. It’s perfect weather to don the pjs and sit in front of an actual fire in the fireplace and toast some marshmallows. Resist that urge and check out some of the family fun happening this weekend:
Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Hands-on preschool program. 10 a.m. Fridays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org.
Music & Movement. 11 a.m. Friday, Milwood Branch.
“Disney’s The Little Mermaid.” The story of Ariel comes to the stage in this musical. $19-$30. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. georgetownpalace.com.
“Mutt-cracker (Sweet).” Circus Chickendog does “The Nutcracker” with rescue dogs. $25 adults, $15 children. 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Vortex, 2307 Manor Road. vortexrep.org.
Bullock Museum’s Star Wars Family Fan Fest. Test your Jedi skills with light saber demonstrations. Try virtual reality experiences. Make intergalactic crafts and more. Free. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Baby Bloomers for kids infant to 3. Study light this month. 9 a.m. Saturday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
“Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions.” Hear the music of Pokémon cartoons and video games in symphony form. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $29-$89. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org
Nature Play Hour. Play in the Family Garden. 11 a.m. Saturdays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org.
BookPeople Story times. I’m in the Mood for Storytime. 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com.
Barnes & Noble Story times. 11 a.m. Saturday story times at all locations: “Clifford’s Good Deeds” (with sign-language interpretation, Sunset Valley), Saturday.
Saturday Family Movie: “Kubo and the Two Strings.” 2 p.m. Saturday, Windsor Park Branch.
Story Reading & Singing with Austin Shakespeare. Hear stories like “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and the “Three Little Pigs” performed by professional actors. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday. Brentwood Social House, 1601 W. Koenig Lane. brentwoodsocial.com
Zach Theatre Open House. Check out different classes your kids could take. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 1510 Toomey Road. zachtheatre.org
Petri Dish Art. For ages 4 and up. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. or 3:15 p.m. Sunday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.orgSaturday-Sunday
“Charlotte’s Web.” Aerial artists Sky Candy bring the spider to life. $16-$21. 11 a.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Saturday. Zach Theatre’s Kleberg Theatre, 1421 W. Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org.
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. Umlauf Family Day. Celebrate the new year and winter with the Japan-America Society of Greater Austin. Make origami and a calendar. 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Free. Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. umlaufsculpture.org.
Neill-Cochran House Museum. Sunday Funday: Hot air balloons and gliders. Create your own flying machine. 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Free. Neill-Cochran House, 2310 San Gabriel St. nchmuseum.org
And for you:
The Yoga for Birth Workshop. 2-5 p.m. Saturday. $108 per couple. Stacy Wooster teaches this class specifically for women who are pregnant. Little Yoga House, 2700 W. Anderson Lane Suite 229, Austin, TX 78757. thelittleyogahouse.com