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  • Wizard World Austin

    David Tennant, Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie (Doctor Who), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite, Blades of Glory) and Holly Marie Combs (Charmed, Picket Fences) are among the dozens of celebrities and industry pros at the 2018 Wizard World Austin.
    Fri.-Sun., Sept. 21-23  
    Austin Convention Center
  • Pecan Street Festival

    This free celebration is consistently voted as one Best of the Best events. Featuring 300 art vendors, 40 food concessions, over 50 bands on 3 stages, carnival rides, a zoo, and more.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 22-23
    Sixth Street, from Brazos to I-35
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  • Arts

    Dance

    ACC Dance Classes

    The Dance Department of Austin Community College offers classes in modern, jazz, ballet, and improvisation techniques, with student work produced twice a year in the Choreographers' Showcase. Teachers include Ellen Bartel, Jessica Cox, Kathy Dunn Hamrick, Roxanne Gage, Darla Johnson, Sunny Shen, Catherine Solaas and Melissa Watt. Note: Classes can be taken for credit and applied toward your degree.
    Prices vary, scholarships available.  
  • Community

    Sports

    Arms & Abs Conditioning Drop-In Class

    Challenge your core with this dynamic routine incorporating abdominal work with arm work to tone and shape.
    Saturdays, 10am. Prices vary; see website.  
  • Community

    Sports

    Austin Bold FC

    The city's newly minted United Soccer League team will be hosting games at COTA starting in March 2019. Season passes are now available.
    $189 for 20-game season pass.  
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    Events

    Austin Doll Collectors Society Doll Show & Sale

    It's a doll's world at this annual gathering. Dolls for sale range from rare antiques to modern collectibles. There is a charity booth selling donated dolls with proceeds going to SafePlace and the Austin Children's Shelter. See website for discounts on tickets.
    Sat., Oct. 13, 10am-4pm. $6 for adults, $3 for children under 12 years.
    Williamson Conference Center, 1209 N. I-35, Round Rock
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    Community

    Austin Naked Yoga for Gay Men

    A hatha meeting flow yoga class for all levels. Despite the name, all are welcome. For a longer reader see our coverage.
    Saturdays, 10:30-11:45am and Tuesdays, 8-9:15pm. Through Nov. 21. $10 and up.
    ToddPilates & Barre, 9029 Research #200
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    Out of Town

    Ayomi Yoshida Exhibition

    The Japanese artist makes her Texas debut with a large-scale multimedia exhibition that evokes a pool with flowers falling into it that complements the center’s water garden.
    Tue.-Sun., through Jan. 13. Free.
    Asia Society Texas Center, Houston
  • Community

    Out of Town

    “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit”

    Seventy years after the luxury liner sank in the Atlantic more than 150 items from the wreck were brought up from the ocean floor and brought together for this fascinating show. Timed tickets are required.
    June 2-Jan. 5
    Mayborn Museum, Waco
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    Out of Town

    Beachtoberfest

    Fall is the perfect time to visit the Texas beach, and Port A is serving up a full schedule of events to keep visitors well fed and entertained.
    Sept. 20-Oct. 28
    Port Aransas
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Blackfeather Vintage Works: Darkest Before Dawn

    Here's the inauguration of Jessica Nieri's new vintage shop and art gallery next-door to Dimension Gallery, now with Flip Solomon's darkling creations in a variety of manifestations, featured among the stores of ephemera and covetable objects.
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Body Beautiful

    Vegas Van Cartier and Rachel Mykels' show will blow your mind, wow your senses, and delight your eyes.
    Saturdays, 10:30pm, except second Saturdays  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Camiba Art: Glimmers of Time

    The vibrantly colored rods of Lorena Morales are clustered along the walls, painted to become glimmering lines: some solid, some gradients, others speckled with contrasting colors. "As the viewer approaches the works, the color appears and then disappears – much like memories."
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Camiba Art: Holding Patterns

    Following a 2016 adventure with a Hopi pottery collector through the Southwest, Edward Lane McCartney returned to his studio to explore – in ceramics, in metals, in gemstones – the concepts of landscape and topography. The results form the four main series of this show that opens Camiba's new season: Typecast, Canyon Suite, Arabesques, Formations.
    Through Oct. 13
  • Arts

    Classical Music

    Chorus Austin: Celebrating the Masters

    That's Handel, Haydn, Brahms, and Mozart, those titular Masters, evoked here by the 150 voices of Chorus Austin under the direction of Ryan Heller. Note: It's Heller's 10th anniversary and there's an afterparty to celebrate.
    Sat., Oct. 13, 7pm. $15–35.
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    Visual Arts

    Comanche Motion: The Art of Eric Tippeconnic

    This exhibition is enhanced with artifacts providing historical context for the paintings, rich with the unbroken connection the Comanche people have with their roots. Also, Rodeo: The Exhibition. Boy howdy, it's the history of the Texas rodeo – vibrant, interactive, and fully documented in this fine new show.
    Through Jan. 2. $9-13.
  • Arts

    Comedy

    ComedySportz

    Two teams of improvisers compete for points and laughter in this family-friendly show based on audience suggestions.
    Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm. $8-10.  
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    Kids

    Crafternoon

    Kids can express their creative side through painting, building, and working on seasonal projects.
    Second Saturdays, noon. $10.
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    Comedy

    Esther's: September Snitches and Subpoenas!

    Ah, the fun seldom pauses, with musical comedy skits, magic, and a political satirical revue with the bustling backdrop of Sixth Street on view through the stagefront window! Dig Trump and Putin's steamy and secretive bromance in a musical parody of Grease, watch as Beto vs. Ted satirizes political attack ads while the Senate race picks up speed, and learn that, Bezos be damned, you can still find love in the Whole Foods cereal aisle. Bonus: That sexy magician Ray Anderson is going to walk right through a mirror. No? You don't think so? Then you tell me how it's done, bubba.
    Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $25-35.  
  • Community

    Events

    Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm

    Get down to the farm for deals on pumpkins & gourds, free hayrides, a corn maze, scarecrow stuffing, and more.
    Sept. 22-Nov. 4. Free.
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    Food Events

  • Community

    Events

    Ghost Walk Austin

    Meet Downtown and take a tour of Austin's most ghoulish places while hearing tales of murder, mystery, and unrequited love.
    Thursdays-Saturdays (and some Wednesdays), 8pm. $20, adults; $10, kids 10 and under.  
    242 W. Second
  • Food

    Food Events

    Goodall's Afternoon Tea

    Mmmmm, sip your weekend afternoons away with a selection of organic blends from Austin-based Zhi Teas and an assortment of traditional tea sandwiches, pastries, and confectionary sweets.
    Saturdays & Sundays, 3-5pm.. $15-25.
    Goodall's Kitchen, 1900 Rio Grande, at the Hotel Ella, 512/628-4200

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