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  • Austin Cares Concert - Featuring The Doobie Brothers

    Great seats available for the 2024 Austin Cares Concert featuring The Doobie Brothers. Help C4AC support 3 Austin charities: HAAM, Superhero Kids, and Step Onward Foundation. Buy your tickets today or buy them for someone else as a great Christmas gift!
    Sun. Jan. 28, 8pm-10:30pm  
    Moody Center
  • Western Wonderland

    The City of Dripping Springs is bringing the sparkle this holiday season! Western Wonderland consists of an ice rink, holiday trail of lights, and weekend holiday markets. They will also be hosting special events and appreciation days throughout the month. Complete details, including hours, ticket sales, and an event calendar are available online.
    Dec. 8 - Jan. 7  
    Dripping Springs Ranch Park Event Center
  • Community


    VIVA Fest

    The second annual arts and culture festival powered by Las Ofrendas honors La Frida like Austin has never seen before. Featuring live performances from Mariachi Las Coronelas, Miguel St. Miguel, the Tiarras, and Eva Ybarra; drag performances by Grandma Steven, Bobby Pudrido, Alexandria Van Cartier, Venus Rising, and Danny Blast; tunes from DJs Kickit, All Day Ray, Zetroc, Rosez, La Moon, and more; plus a special curated Frida Friday ATX market showcasing some of Austin's best BIPOC and queer artists and small-business owners. Come dressed as your favorite Frida painting for a chance to enter the costume contest, and check out the Tribute to Frida Gallery Wall curated by Monica Cenicero.
    Sun., Oct. 8, noon-6pm  
    • Arts


      Sordid Lives

      Austin Rainbow Theatre presents their inaugural production: Del Shores’ raucous Texas comedy about "about accepting our loved ones for who they are," starring nationally acclaimed drag entertainer and local celebrity Nadine Hughes as Brother Boy. Directed by Christopher Preslar.
      Through Oct. 14. Thu.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $20.  
    • Music

      Ba$e & Friends w/ Norman Ba$e, Frederick Boom, Southside Hippie, Krypol Haze, King Lavish, Antonio, Acclimated Assassin

      Local rappers Frederick Boom and Southside Hippie support Norman Ba$e at another free iteration of his event series.
      Sun., Oct. 8, 6pm. Free (21+).
    • Community

      Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

      Bat City Scaregrounds

      A fully immersive, multi-acre entertainment complex dedicated to all things Halloween, with three highly detailed haunted houses, live music, Vegas-style performances, seasonal food, and a dark market with 10 vendors.
      Sept. 29-Oct. 31. Open select Thu.-Sun. evenings and Halloween  
      Bat City Scaregrounds, 14101 South Turnersville Rd., Buda
    • Food

      Food Events

      Canje x William Chris Party

      Tavel Bristol-Joseph's amazing Canje crew has teamed up with award-winning William Chris Vineyards for this wine-forward party, complete with eating, drinking, mingling, and dancing. The night will feature nine Canje dishes paired with nine wines from William Chris Vineyards, including three 2017 magnums pulled from their cellar just for the party.
      Sun., Oct. 8, 6-9pm. $125.  
    • Music

      Club X first anniversary w/ EXOTIC FRUITICA, Narrow Haunts, Flags, DJ Astral Violet

      The Michele Mas/Misti Watts-promoted second Sunday residency – and 2023 Best of Austin Critics Pick for Best Source of Sunday Discoveries – celebrates one year with post-punk act EXOTIC FRUITICA, Narrow Haunts, FLAGS, and DJ Astral Violet.
      Sun., Oct. 8, 7pm  
    • Food

      Food Events


      Here comes the first annual Locktoberfest, overflowing shops, bars, and restaurants in downtown Lockhart, Texas, bringing you the essence of world-famous Oktoberfest celebrations, combining traditional Bavarian culture with a local Texas twist. Savor the flavors of Germany with mouthwatering fest foods, from homemade bratwurst by the Sausage Kings of Lockhart, pretzels, and beer cheese to German-themed pizza, schnitzel, and sauerkraut. Test the strength of your powerful thews at Masskrugstemmen, the traditional steinholding competition.
      Fri.-Sun., Oct. 6-8. Free to attend.
    • Music

      Mockjaw (9:00)

      It’s officially the right time to catch Mockjaw, who’s one summer into impressing Red River indie rockers with bustling jazz jams, polishing a debut single, and fresh off a Local Live recording with collegiate tastemakers KVRX. Not to mention, this show’s free on the Patrizi’s pasta-assisted Butterfly Bar stage. Guitarist/vocalist Sloan Hill, drummer Collin McCord, and keyboardist KindKeith (known for their own enlivening soul/pop project) all met in UT jazz school. Busy Austin bassist Tanner Hoyt joins the snappy, twinkly new effort. Embodying their mellow genre linkage, Keith promises a cover of Aussie art rockers Jaala’s 2018 “Good Circuit” via text: “We love playin jazz and fusion music and that’s most of what we write, but we’ve been covering […] this weird indie rock song that’s been fitting into the set really well.”
      Sun., Oct. 8
    • Community

      Out of Town


      Just a short jaunt from the city, find the ultimate celebration of German heritage in the polka capital of Texas: live music on five stages, waltz and yodel contests, a Kinderpark for the kiddos, dozens of food and drink vendors, and lots more, including a chance to shake your tailfeather at the Chicken Dance.
      Fri.-Sun., Oct. 6-8  
    • Arts


      Six: The Musical

      From Tudor queens to pop icons, the six wives of Henry VIII take the microphone to remix 500 years of historical heartbreak into a euphoric celebration of 21st-century girl power.
      Oct. 3-8. Tue.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 6:30pm. $40 and up.  
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      The Shining (1980)

      This haunting adaptation of a Stephen King novel is top-tier terror.
      Sun., Oct. 8, 10:15pm  
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