Art for the People Market Day

This art is for the people, so if you consider yourself part of that group come out for some music, vendors, and more. First Saturday of the month, 3-8pm. Free.

Art for the People, 1711 S. First, 512/761-4708

Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival & Corn Maze

The temps are slowly becoming bearable and it's time to celebrate. How does live music, a pumpkin patch, face and pumpkin painting, farm animals, food, and drinks strike you? Did we mention the five-acre corn maze? Yup, we're sold too. Saturdaydays and Sundays through Nov. 8. $11 ($9, kids).

Barton Hill Farms, 1115 FM 969, Bastrop

Capital City Marching Festival

Twenty-eight local and visiting high school marching bands beat the drum of competition and battle for supremacy. Sadly, there's no award for sweetest epaulet. 12:30-10pm. $10 ($5, children).

Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096

Fixit Clinic: Fabric and Clothing

Got a ripped seam, missing button, or a tear in your favorite article of clothing. Bring it to this clinic and learn to fix it yourself under the tutelage of a pro. noon-3pm. Free.

Recycled Reads, 5335 Burnet Rd., 512/974-7400

Flu Shot Clinic

Free flu shots for uninsured residents and Medicare recipients. Call 512/972-5520 to make an appointment. In addition to the shot, remember to wash hands often, cover coughs and sneezes, and stay home from work or school if you're feeling sick. 10am-1pm. $10 suggested donation.

Allison Elementary, 515 Vargas Road

Global March for Elephants and Rhinos-Austin

Meet at the north side of the Capitol, and make your way to Scholz Garten for a meet-and-greet afterward. 11am.

Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 512/305-8400

Gridiron Glory: Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Go back in time when helmets were thin pieces of leather and gloves weren't seemingly covered in glue. This exhibition features rare artifacts from Vince Lombardi, Sammy Baugh, Tom Dempsey, Tom Landry, and more. Try on some vintage gear and hit the instant replay booth. Through Jan. 3. $12 ($8, kids).

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-8746

I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story

The Asian American Resource Center hosts this traveling exhibition. 10:30am.

Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron

National Night Out Kickoff Party & BBQ Cook-off


Mueller Airport Lake, 4550 Mueller

Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge

Austin hopes to break its record for most infants breastfeeding simultaneously. Music, vendors, art, and more family activities get the moms and kids in the mood. Register at 10:30am, latch at 11am. 10am-2pm. Free.

Trailhead Park, 11021 Boulder Ln.

Texas French Market

Arts and craft vendors, a silent auction, museum tours, live music, children's activities, and more. 9am-4pm. Free.

French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos St., 512/472-8180

The Austin Flea

Browse for handmade and vintage wearables, housewares, and more. 11am-5pm. Free.

The HighBall, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936

Learn more about one of the most controversial Olympics courtesy of this mobile exhibit from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Exhibit is open every day. Free.

HJ Lutcher Stark Center, 512/471-4890


23rd Street Artists' Market

This Drag stalwart features original handcrafted work from local artisans. Open every day but Saturday features an above average number of vendors.

23rd Street & Guadalupe

Call for Platelet Donors

The supply of platelets has fallen to an unsafe level. Anyone who is able is urged to make a platelet donation appointment as soon as possible. Platelet donation may be done every 7 days or 24 times per year. The entire process from the time a donor walks through the doors until they leave is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Call to make an appointment. Open seven days a week.

Blood Center of Central Texas, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266

Downtown Ghost Tours

offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life. Fri.-Sat., 8pm.


Emancipet Free Days

This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check to find out. Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.


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