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  • Williams Nite: A Tribute to the Music of Hank & Lucinda Williams

    Featuring Slaid Cleaves, Monte Warden, Dave Scher, Jenny Reynolds, Graham Weber, Daisy O'Connor, Vanessa Lively, Libby Koch, The Belle Sounds and Emily Shirley! Proceeds benefit The SIMS Foundation. Hosted by Sun Radio's Jim Swift.
    Sub., Oct. 28, 6:30pm  
    Threadgill's World HQ
  • Charms and Potions Halloween Party

    Celebrate with us! If anyone is gonna save you from The Shadow Man it’s going to be DJ Donte. You might want to get your tickets just to be safe! It goes down on 10/26 from 10-2 at The Eleanor! Tix start at $15. Benefiting Latinitas and National Black MBA Association Austin Chapter. Costumes encouraged.
    Fri., Oct. 26  
    The Eleanor
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    House of Torment

    Step into your worst nightmare at this fright farm in North Austin. Known for its high production values and immersive scare tactics, this is one up from watching horror movies all month. New this year is an on-site tavern in case you need some liquid courage in order to face the ghoulies.
    Through Nov. 10. $20 and up.  
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    Bumble Bizz: Mindfulness Matters

    The theme is "Mindfulness in the Workplace." There will be presentations from the Kindness Campaign and Live a Great Story, along with yoga and healthy snacks. It's free, but you gotta download the Bumble app.
    Tue., Oct. 23, 5:30-8:30pm. Free.  
    Relay Coworking, 1023 Springdale Rd
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    Early Voting

    Cast your ballot for the 2018 midterm elections early! Sites throughout the City and County will open polling places for early voting. Need help deciding who to vote for and learning the issues? Check out austinchronicle.com/elections for our ongoing coverage.
    Mon., Oct. 22 - Fri., Nov. 2; 7am-7pm  
    Anywhere you see "Vote Here"
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    Golden Door Gala

    This is the biggest fundraiser for the Anti-Defamation League. There will be a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and dessert, and a keynote from Christian Picciolini.
    Tue., Oct. 23, 6-10pm  
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    Anti-Displacement Task Force Draft Recommendation Forum

    Austin’s Anti-Displacement Task Force, which addresses affordable housing and cultural asset preservation, seeks community input on its draft recommendations before submitting them to City Council.

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    El Grupo de Trabajo contra el Desplazamiento de Austin busca la opinión pública sobre sus recomendaciones para abordar la gentrificación.

    Tue., Oct. 23, 6pm  
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    Art of the Gala

    This full-day event aims to empower area nonprofits by providing knowledge and tools that ensure success. Topics of interest include sponsorships, fundraising, event planning, donor retention, and more. Country music star Jack Ingram will deliver the keynote.
    Tue., Oct. 23, 8am-5pm. $295.  
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    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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    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
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    “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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    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
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    Bethany Lutheran Pumpkin Patch

    Tis the season to take a stroll through the pumpkin patch. Leave time to explore the photo ops, storytelling sessions, and activity stations.
    Daily, Oct. 12-31. Free.
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    Community Dialogue on Opioids Crisis

    Chances are you or someone you know has been affected by the opioid epidemic. If so, join this small-group discussion of potential solutions and strategies to fight it.
    Tue., Oct. 23, 6-8:30pm. Free.
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    Kids

    Dog's Job

    Written and designed specifically for preschool audiences, Dog’s Job introduces young children to careers and community helpers. Dog has been happy being a pet, but when he decides he needs to find a real job, the 2- to 4-year-olds in the audience will have a great time helping him determine what he might be good at doing.
    Oct. 18-27. Thu.-Sat., 9:30 & 11am. $7.50.  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Drag Class All-Stars

    School is back in session and headmistress Sabel Scities is leading an all-star class of queens.
    Tuesdays, 9-11pm. Free.  
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    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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    Fall Teacher Career Fair

    More than 75 organizations, representing public, private, and charter schools of all sizes will be in attendance looking for candidates with a wide range of specialties.
    Tue., Oct. 23, 9-11:30am. Free.  
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    Special Screenings

    Hereditary (2018)

    Halloween Month: Toni Collette's burning inferno of a performance illuminates this extraordinary horror.
    Tue., Oct. 23, 7:45  
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    Inside Out

    The evolution of women’s undergarments is exposed in the groundbreaking exhibit that explores what’s under the fashions of the day.
    Sept. 20, 2018-Jan. 20, 2019
    San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo
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    Mobility Bond Open House: Johnny Morris Road

    Give your feedback on the proposed plans for Johnny Morris Road between Loyola Lane and FM 969 as part of the 2016 Mobility Bond.
    Tue., Oct. 23, 6-8pm  
    Pecan Mobile Home Park Main Office, 5701 Johnny Morris Rd.
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    Neighborhood Fishing

    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is stocking 17 locations in 16 cities, including Austin, with channel catfish throughout the summer.
    Through November. Free with fishing license.
    Various locations
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    People For Bikes Community Survey

    Share your biking-in-the-city experiences with Austin leaders for a chance to win neat prizes while helping to improve local condition.
    Online through Nov. 16  
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    Pizza, Postcards, and Phone Banking

    Indivisible Austin hosts a weekly phone-banking, post-card writing pizza party to help build Texas' blue wave on Election Day. For all or our coverage leading up to the Nov. 6 midterms, visiting our Elections landing page.
    Tuesdays thru Nov. 6; 6:30-8:30pm. Free.  
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    Saddle Up: Texas Ranching Tradition

    This exhibition, produced by Joe Vitone and Lori Najvar, honors hardworking ranch families from Jeff Davis and Lavaca Counties, as they wrangle livestock, battle weather, and study markets to stay on the rugged landscape they love.
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    SBA Resources

    Learn about the U.S. Small Business Administration's resources and programs to help small businesses grow and compete in the marketplace.
    Tue., Oct. 23, noon-1:30pm. Free.  
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    Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park

    Romp around some spooky woods at one of the largest Halloween attractions in the state. Sitting on 20 acres, the campus includes four haunted houses, along with a cafe, beers on tap, space for live music, vendors, fortune tellers, a witches' bonfire, and more.
    Weekends, Sept. 15-Nov. 2  
    149 Split Rail Ln., Smithville
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    Spanish Conversational Classes

    Improve your Spanish-language skills through informal chats, reading articles, watching movies, and learning more about the culture.
    Tuesdays, 6:30pm. drop-in $15 / four classes $45.
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    Taking it to the Streets: A Visual History of Protest and Demonstration in Austin

    The Austin History Center's latest exhibit spotlights local efforts to create social change over the decades, including the Civil Rights and Women's Liberation movements. Residents are invited to upload personal photos of recent marches and rallies for inclusion.
    Through Oct. 28. Free.  
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    The Boozery: Haunted Bar Takeover

    It's prime spoopy time at the bungalow bar with a pop-up haunted house and drink specials named after local ghosts.
    Oct. 17-31
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    Tuesday Trivia Night at Infinite Monkey Theorem

    Grab six of your best wine-loving buds and sign up for trivia. Deals on wines and slushies throughout the game, and the winning team each gets a freebie.
    Tuesdays, 7:45pm. Free.
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    VOLUME

    In an effort to preserve women's histories in Texas, #bossbabesATX and Chulita Vinyl Club will accept donations of vinyl, zines, and prints from the community. Drop off items at any upcoming #bossbabesATX event between now and Nov. 15. You can also schedule a drop-off by emailing thebabes@bossbabes.org.
    Through Nov. 15. Free.
    605 N. Edward Gary St., San Marcos
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    Voter Drive

    The nonpartisan League of Women Voters is hustling to get the vote out. Grab a copy of their free voter's guide now through election day, or find a copy in our Oct. 26 issue!
    Through Tue., Nov. 6  
    Online
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    Kids

    Wake Up, Brother Bear!

    Watch Brother Bear and Sister Bear experience a full year of glorious seasons: see a waterfall melt, meet a butterfly, chase an elusive fish, and skate on an icy pond. Children are invited to join the action to help create magical moments. (Geared toward ages 6 and under.)
    Through April 21. Tue. & Thu., 10am & noon; Sun., 2pm. $10 and up.  
    ZACH North, 12129 RR 620 N. #10
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    Sports

    Yoga Ride

    A 5-mile ride precedes your yoga class tailored to the cycling body. Enjoy a dip in the Springs afterward.
    Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.
    Doug Sahm Hill, 885 W. Riverside (next to Palmer Events Center)
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    Yoga

    Full Moon Yoga

    Charles MacInerney teaches classes all over town but also offers private instruction and hosts retreats. Once a month for 18 years, he has also hosted Full Moon Yoga – a free outdoor yoga class. Go online for location and time details.
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    Host a Creek Cleanup

    Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need.
    Free.

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