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    August Bleeds Red

    Underwood Promotions presents the WBC youth world title boxing event between undefeated Ali Akhmedov and Curtis Hill Jr. – plus Austin's own Trey Romero will be defending his Texas super lightweight championship vs. Waco's Marquis Hawthorne.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 7pm  
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    Austin Originals Benefit Concert

    Asleep at this wheel headline this event hosted by the Austin Child Guidance Center who are dedicated to improving children’s mental health. Terry Lickona emcees and don't forget to sample the goods at the Tasting Grove.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 6:30pm. $150.
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    Austin Pet Expo

    Boy, do pets have it ruff. Here's everything for the love of your life: microchipping, training, heartworm and flea preventatives, and a pet costume contest. Bring your pet (and immunization records), or adopt one there.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 10am-5pm; Sun., Aug. 20, 11am-4pm. Free.
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    Fall Home & Garden Show

    Whether you're looking to remodel your house or merely gawk at the work of pros, this gathering of experts and vendors has the goods. Apart from the usual products and giveaways, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri from HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins add some star power to the proceedings.
    Fri-Sun., Aug. 18-20. $0-$9.50.
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    KOKEFEST

    KOKE-FM presents this music fest in Hutto with performances from Jason Boland & the Stragglers, Turnpike Troubadours, Robert Earl Keen, and more. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Honor Flight Austin.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 3-11:30pm. $30.
    The Gin at the Co-Op District, 420 U.S. 79, Hutto
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    Civics 101

    One Texas Resistance: Activist and VDR Training

    An event for those interested in making a difference in the 2018 Texas election. Attend to learn about helping register voters.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 10am-2pm. Free.  
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    Civics 101

    Rally Against White Supremacy

    “There are two sides to a neo Nazi rally, they are the right side of history and the wrong side of history." Mayor Adler, and activists Cristina Tzintzun, Candace Aylor, Richard Franklin, Chrissie Foxx Paris, and more speak out against white supremacy. They will be joined by Black Lives Matter, Resistance Choir of South Central Texas, and Rabbi Susan Lippe.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 10am-noon  
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    Sports

    Round Rock Express

    Saturday is '8os Night with Pac-Man inspired uniforms (auctioned off online during the game) and live music from the Spazmatics afterward. Vs. Omaha:
    Sat.-Sun., Aug. 19-20, 6:05pm. $7-16.
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    50 Over 50: An Oral History of Austin's Live Music History

    Fifty artists over the age of 50 provide an oral history of their role in and the evolution of Austin's vibrant music scene. Bring your smartphone and earbuds to hear their stories. Live music by Harvey Thomas Young at 8:30.
    Thu.-Sun., 1-6pm, through Sept. 30. $5 suggested donation.
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    Bat Fest

    One bridge, 1.5 million bats, three live music stages (Paul Wall, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony), 75-plus arty vendors, loads of kids' activities, a costume contest, and plenty of batty activities.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 4pm. $15, kids 8 and under free.  
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    Out of Town

    Blanco County Fair

    Enjoy a traditional fair and rodeo with a carnival, vendors, lots of food, and unique contests and: evening dances.
    Thu.-Sat., Aug. 17-20
    Johnson City
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    Capital City Dance Team Auditions

    Audition to be a part of the dance squad that entertains the crowd at Austin Spurs games.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 8:30am. $35.
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    Kids

    Circus Chickendog: The Wizard Of Dogz!

    Five rescue dogs team up with a trained scarlet macaw and former circus clown and juggler Darren Peterson to present as many circus tricks as they can do in an hour. Note: Your kids will love this, and, seriously? So will you.
    Aug. 17, 19-20, 1pm. $12.
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    Out of Town

    Corral Theatre Outdoor Season

    The walk-in theatre has opened for the summer season with first-run movies under the stars.
    Fri.-Sun., Sept. 1-3. $6.
    Corral Theatre, Wimberley
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    The Gay Place

    Eastside Backyard Bike Social & Show

    Saturdays are for bikes, boobs, and access to health care for all with dinner followed by a variety show and a late-night bike ride if you're up to it. Cash donations benefit eight local nonprofits helping people fighting breast cancer.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 6:30-10:30pm. $10-20.  
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    The Gay Place

    Eastside Writers Club

    Austin Black Pride host a QTPOC writing group for aspiring novelists, playwrights, or would-be journal-ers. Bring pens, notepads, laptops, and ideas (for yourself and for the group).
    Sat., Aug. 19, 2-4pm  
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    Out of Town

    Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta

    Hot air balloons and boats do a relay race across the lake as well as mass ascensions and evening glows: on the edge of one of the state’s most scenic bodies of water.
    Sat.-Sun., Aug. 19-20
    Elephant Butte Lake State Park, New Mexico
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    Civics 101

    Fix-It Clinic

    Bring your damaged or broken jewelry, toys, electronics, etc. and learn how to fix them with volunteer coaches. Enjoy a composting class and live puppet show while you're there.
    Sat., Aug. 19, noon-3pm. Free.  
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    Civics 101

    Free Composting Class

    Learn how to turn organic trash into fertilizer and receive a $75 rebate on a home composting system.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 1-2pm  
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    Grand Opening & Fall/Winter Collection Launch Party

    Check out the ethically made Guatemala & Ethiopia lines plus whiskey drinks, henna, snacks, and more.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 1-5pm. Free.
    Purse & Clutch, 4477 S. Lamar Blvd. #590
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    Civics 101

    Irrigation Controllers 101

    Save water and money on your energy bill by setting up an irrigation, sprinkler controller. Email David Turnage to register.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 10am-noon
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    The Gay Place

    Lesbian Game Night

    Hot studs, cute femmes, games, and conversation. What more could you ask for?
    Sat., Aug. 19, 7pm-12mid  
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    Out of Town

    Lone Star Gourd Festival

    The artists' group comes together for a competition, sale, show, and classes at their biggest meet of the: year.
    Fri.-Sun., Aug. 18-20
    Convention Center, New Braunfels
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    Out of Town

    Old Gruene Market Days

    More than 100 vendors showcase their wares in the historic district on the river.
    Fri.-Sat., Aug. 19-20. Free.
    Gruene
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    Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

    Follow the evolution of the gaming industry from the Seventies to the present day with a focus on the local scene from Richard Garriott's Ultima series to John Romero's Doom to the developers making waves on today's gaming platforms.
    Daily through March 18, 2018. Museum admission: $13 ($9, kids).  
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    Positive Sounds

    Support Project Transitions while listening to live music from the Holy Child and more plus delicious drinks.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 5pm. Free.  
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    The Gay Place

    Second Annual Trans Prom

    Austin Pride host's their second Trans Prom for everyone who ever wished for or wanted a prom redo. Isabella Von Black DJs while you snap photos and hang with emcee Vegas Van Cartier. 18 and up welcome!
    Sat., Aug. 19, 9pm. Free.  
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    Kids

    See Ya, Summer!

    Kids ages 2 to 12 and a guardian can enjoy live performances from ColdTowne Theater or Sol Scoundrel & the Bass on the lawn.
    Saturdays, 10am-noon
    NORTHSIDE Lawn
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    Out of Town

    Shakespeare at Winedale

    This year the students perform “As You Like It,” “King Lear,” and “Antony & Cleopatra” in a unique setting in the Winedale Theater Barn.
    Thu.-Sun., July 20-Aug. 13. $10.
    Round Top
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    Out of Town

    Split Second Piano Duo

    Roberto Hidalgo and Marc Peloquin present synchronized pianos for a high-energy concert. Lunch before the concert is available by reservation.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 3pm. $10-25.
    Festival Institute, Round Top

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