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Scoot Dive-Inn Theatre Free Movie Series: 'Almost Famous'

Tuesday, Sep 16
The Scoot Inn

The Chronicle has partnered up with our friends at ATX Brands to bring you the Historic Scoot Dive-Inn Movie Theatre, a free music-themed movie series on Tuesday nights this fall. Grab some food from Cazamance African trailer and a themed cocktail from the bar, and join us for a flick! Movies will start around 8pm each Tuesday. Arrive early for the best spots.

Weekender Austin

Thursday, Sep 18 - Sunday, Sep 21
Empire Control Room

Weekender is a unique 4-day party combining a massive festival style lineup (including Baths, 12th Planet, Anamanguchi) accompanied by Austin's finest DJ crews (Peligrosa, Applied Pressure, Mad Classy) and Indie Rock bands (Marmalakes, Pure X, Walker Lukens, Holiday Mountain and many more) all going down at Austin Chronicle's 2014 Best New Venue!

ALL ATX Presents the British Invasion

Monday, Sep 22
ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Join Austin's finest musicians and special guests, Eric Burdon and The Animals and The Zombies for ALL ATX's tribute to the British Invasion. The show will be held Monday, Sept. 22 at ACL LIVE at The Moody Theatre. Doors are at 5:30 and the show begins at 6:30. Ticket prices range from $35-$300 with proceeds benefiting the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians.

HAAM Benefit Day

Tuesday, Sep 23

HAAM Benefit Day is a uniquely Austin event where businesses donate 5% of the day’s proceeds to HAAM to support musicians’ health. With over 160 performances throughout the day at retail stores, outside stages and more this is a day of music not to be missed. Look for a full schedule in this week's Chronicle.


Tuesday 9/16

8½ Souvenirs
Tuesday, Sep 16
C-Boy's Heart & Soul, Catch a happy hour with the original Austin Swing & Gypsy Jazz band! Ready or not, here they come. Starts at 6:30pm.

Friday 9/19

Opal Divine's 9th Annual Talk Like a Pirate Day
Friday, Sep 19
Opal Divine's Penn Field, Arrrrgh! We couldn't help it. Opal's will host performances by Shoulders, the Jolly Garojers, and the Swishbucklers, led by the Hickoids frontman Jeff Smith. Dress to impress, and you might win the pirate costume contest. There will also be a Wench Auction, all benefiting Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas.

Saturday 9/20

Gardener's Day
Saturday, Sep 20
In.gredients, Learn about fall gardening from a plethora of local experts, including (but not limited to) East Side Compost Pedallers, YardFarm Austin, and Joe's Organics. Food and drink, including a special pancake breakfast, activities for the kids, and good ole fashion community cheer! Workshops from 9am-1pm.

Sunday 9/21

Austin Museum Day
Sunday, Sep 21
The Austin Museum Partnership is proud to present Austin Museum Day—a free community-wide rediscovery of the Austin-area’s museums and cultural organizations. Take the entire family out on the town to enjoy local exhibits and activities at more than 35 participating institutions! Information available at austinmuseumday.org

Thursday 9/25

ACL Scavenger Hunt
Thursday, Sep 25 - Saturday, Sep 27
Brush up on your hunting skills and get ready to scavenger for your FREE ACL Tickets. Wristbands for Friday and Saturday to the first 12 people to complete the hunt! No strings attached, just a lot of fun and free tickets. Follow the instructions on the flyer and get hunting!
8th Annual Trans-Pecos Festival of Music & Love
Thursday, Sep 25 - Sunday, Sep 28
Mark your calendars for a weekend of music, art, workshops, and sandlot baseball at El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas, at the end of the month. Performers include Old 97's, Bill Callahan, Deer Tick, John Doe, Robert Ellis, Gaby Moreno, Meshell Ndegeocello, Elizabeth Cook, Ben Kweller, David Garza & Adrian Quesada, Heartless Bastards, and more.

Friday 9/26

3rd Annual"Austin Originals" Benefit Concert and Live Taping
Friday, Sep 26
Austin Music Hall, This concert and live taping is presented by H-E-B Tournament of champions with musical support by KUTX. Performances will feature The Wheeler Brothers & LaTasha Lee and The BlackTies. All proceeds benefit Children's Mental Health and Trauma Victims. Complete details available online.

Saturday 9/27

Saturday, Sep 27
Saengerrunde Hall, Grab your lederhosen! We're celebrating Central Texas' German heritage with all-inclusive sausage and German beer tasting from 15 different vendors., Event hours: 1-7pm.

Sunday 9/28

Double Book Signing
Sunday, Sep 28
Threadgill's World HQ, Eddie Wilson presents two of his favorite new books, "Guy Town By Gas Light," by Richard Zelade; and "Broke, Not Broken: Homer Maxey's Texas Bank War," by Broadus A. Spivey & Jesse Sublett. Live music, food, beer and Q&A with the authors. Starts at 3pm.
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