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  • Pabst Sound Society

    Pabst Sound Society is coming to the Mohawk on October 27! Catch Benjamin Booker, Bully, Tele Novella and visual art from Sophie Roach. Free ticket with RSVP. Admission based on capacity.
    Sat., Oct. 27, 8pm  
    Mohawk
  • Ain't Wastin Time & Cream Cheese Accident

    Ain't Wastin' Time pays tribute to the Allman Brothers, 8pm. Cream Cheese Accident pays tribute to the String Cheese Incident, 10pm.
    Fri., Oct. 19, 8pm  
    Threadgill's World HQ
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    Apply for PARK(ing) Day

    Join the annual Park(ing) Day celebration – where folks transform parkings space into temporary "parklets" to promotes public conversation on the need for public, open spaces in urban areas. Applications to make your own mini park are due Sept. 17. Email for additional information.
    Apply by Sept. 17. Free.  
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    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.  
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    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 Cactus and Succulent Society Fall Show & Sale

    This yearly show offers access to rare cacti and succulents from around the world – get you some prickly bois. There's a daily silent auction and an hourly raffle, as well as info, literature, and expert advice.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 1-2, 10am-5pm. $1-2.
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    Austin Code: Boat Dock Registration Program

    Boat dock owners are now required to properly address and register their dock with the city. Now through Sept. 30, owners can take advantage of the current grace period as there's no cost to register at this time.
    Through Sun., Sept. 30  
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    Austin Gears Night September

    Bust out your "I feel hot, I feel good" lewks and get ready for a night of feel-good fun. All welcome, but please leave the salty comments with the clothes check at the door.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 10pm. Free.  
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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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    Austin Running Adventures

    For daring runners seeking Austin landmark running experiences and secret single track trails.
    Saturdays & Sundays, 8am. $25.  
    See facebook for routes
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    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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    Back-to-School Community Tie-Dye & Dance Party

    Kick off the school year with a tie-die dance party. Shirt donations support Dance Another World's mission to break language barriers through creative movement.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 10am-1pm. Free; T-shirt donations accepted.
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    Beyoncé vs. Rihanna

    A Bey Day birthday bash accompanied by the one and only Rihanna. Get savage, sip some lemonade, and get ready for a dance party five years in the making – with DJ GirlFriend.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 10pm. Free.  
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    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  
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    Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival

    More than 60 brewers from around the country along with food vendors showcase their wares in one of the largest craft beer festivals in the state.
    Fri.-Sun., Aug. 31-Sept. 2
    Galveston
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    Centroamericanto Fest

    A celebration of Central American music, food, and dance featuring Costa Rican singer-songwriter Humberto Vargas, Nicaraguan dances, and local musicians performing the music of El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 5-10pm. $20-40 (free til 7pm).
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    City-Wide Garage Sale

    It's like a hundred garage sales in one. Maybe not quite as cheap.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 1-2. $7, adults; 12 and under, free.  
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    Colorado River 100

    One of the largest paddling events in Texas, this 100k canoe race brings together recreational and competitive paddlers from Bastrop to LaGrange to raise environmental awareness of the water and lands of the lower Colorado River.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 6am. $65 online, $75 day of.
    Fisherman’s Park, Bastrop
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    Demolition Permit Process Public Meeting

    The city's Development Services Department wants your input on proposed changes to the demolition permit process. Want to add your thoughts, but can't attend? Submit them online from Aug. 18 to Sept. 2.
    Sat., Aug. 18, 1-3pm; submit online feedback by Sept. 2  
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    Doss VFD Benefit Fish Fry

    Take a scenic drive between Fredericksburg and Mason for a plate of fried fish to benefit the local volunteer fire department.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 4:30pm. Admission is by donation.
    14500 RM 783, Doss
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    Fayette County Fair

    Join the fun as locals show their livestock, enjoy the carnival, dance to the music, or grab a bite to eat.
    Thu.-Sun., Aug. 30-Sept. 2
    La Grange
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    Foster Fall at Tomlinson's Feed

    Learn more about fostering a pet from the people who are actually doing it. Plus Tiff's Treats, photobooth, and special offers.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 10am-2pm. Free.
    Tomlinson's Feed, 3421 N. Lakeline Blvd. #210, Leander
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    Grape Stomp

    Stomp me, crush me, and make me into wine at the annual harvest festival.
    Sat.-Sun., Aug. 25-26, Sept. 1-2. Free.
    Becker Vineyards, Stonewall
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    Huston-Tillotson Men's Soccer

    Vs. Howard Payne University.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 7pm  
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    Ignite Fitnez Expo

    Focusing on all aspects of health & wellness for people of all ages, this first-time, two-day event will have products, goods, services, entertainment, and information on offer as well as featured sporting events on Saturday including strongman, deadlift, and arm wrestling competitions.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 1-2, 10am-4pm. Free for spectators (participants must register).  
    Ignite Fitnez, 1005 E. St. Elmo, Bldg. 10
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    Integrative Medicine: Yoga for Low Back Pain

    This specialized class introduces gentle techniques to gain relief from low back pain or discomfort.
    Saturdays, 8:15-9:15am. $10.
    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock, 300 University Blvd., Round Rock
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    Kids

    Labor Day Weekend Scavenger Hunt

    Round up your team and grab a smartphone as you set off on the ultimate scavenger hunt.
    Sat.-Mon., Sept. 1-3. under 3 free; 3-18 $8.50; adults $10; seniors (65+) and military $8.
    Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Ln., Johnson City
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    Lora Reynolds Gallery: Xavier Schipani

    Here's a striking exhibition of murals, paintings on canvas, and a sculptural installation masquerading as a public bathroom – all by that acclaimed Schipani, voted Austin's Best Muralist in 2016. This new show is, we're told, "largely a reckoning with masculinity. What is manliness? What has it meant in the past, what does it mean now, and what are its shortcomings?" Could be our review provides a few answers.
    Through Sept. 1
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    Love + Laugh: Labor Day Fest

    Encore ATX presents two nights of entertainment and holiday fun featuring Bobby V and Tony Rock with afterparties both nights. It ain't like you got work on Monday (unless you do).
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 1-2  
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    Morning Walk Austin

    Meet at Jo's for a cuppa coffee, then take a stroll through Downtown Austin with an ATX tour guide.
    Ongoing. Wed.-Sat., 10-11:30am. $10-20.
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    Kids

    Nappy Time Portraits

    You provide the camera, they provide unique and original backgrounds, each with a rentable matching outfit, at this regularly occurring event. This month it's mermaids and octopuses (octopi?) Appropriate for babies 0-18 months old.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 9am-1pm. $10.  
    Global Kids Preschool, 4 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock
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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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    New Gay Softball Team Recruiting

    A group of LGBTQ players from Softball Austin are startin' up a new team to complete in the D Division this fall and they're looking for ballers and batters now! Practices will begin the first Sunday in August. No skill required. If you have never played, there is a place for you in the team. D team will play two games every Sunday for six to eight weeks. Email to sign up or ask questions.
    Recruiting through Sept. 6. $40 membership fee.
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    Oatmeal Festival

    Begun as a good-natured way to get the ghost town of Oatmeal back on the state highway map has turned into a weekend of food, music, games, and family fun.
    Fri.-Sat., Aug. 31-Sept. 1
    Bertram
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    Saturday Workout Series

    The Barre Code is bringing cardio, strength training, and restorative classes with an emphasis on positivity and empowerment. You just bring your bad self. Stick around for Bloody Marys.
    Sat., Aug. 25, Sept. 1 & 8, 10am. Free.  
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    Saturday Yoga & Mimosas

    An hour of yoga followed by $3 mimosas until 4pm!
    Saturdays, 11am. Free (donations accepted).
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    Screening: How to Survive a Plague

    Stonewall Militant Front hosts a free screening and discussion on LGBTQ and AIDS history. There will be snacks.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 1-4pm. Free.  
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    See a Sea Turtle?

    Sea turtle nesting season on the Texas coast has officially begun. If you see a sea turtle heading for the dunes, a nest, or even the distinctive tracks, call the hotline so a trained volunteer can protect the site.
    April-Sept
    Texas Gulf Coast
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    Snack Drive for Becker Elementary

    Austinites are invited to donate nonperishable healthy snacks at Lick’s Lamar Union Scoop Shop. All treats will be donated to Becker's food pantry – started by parents in 2016 to provide snacks for kids in need. Preferred snacks include fig bars, popcorn, pretzels, applesauce, fruit squeezes, granola bars, rice snacks, and Cheerios.
    Donations accepted Aug. 31-Sept. 6
    Lick Honest Ice Creams, 1100 S. Lamar #1135
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    SoCo Select Farmers & Makers Market

    Because you like it local, because you like it good.
    Saturdays, 11am-5pm
    1511 S. Congress
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Splash Dance

    You've been wet all weekend, so ya might as well shake it off on the dance floor with DJ Roland Belmares and all those splish-splash boyz.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 10pm-3am. $25-60.  
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    Splash Days 2018

    Austin's annual summer send off with non-stop gay parties to get you wet, wild, and feeling good (funds raised go back to the community via local nonprofits like the Kind Clinic).
    Fri.-Mon., Aug. 31-Sept. 3. $25-160.  
    Numerous locations
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    Sports

    St. Edward's Volleyball

    Fri., Aug. 31, 11am & 5pm. Sat., Sept. 1, 10am & 4pm  
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    Summer Fun 5K Guarantee NLH Poker Tournament

    Bevvies and drinks provided. Prizes include a a 50" 4K TV.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 4-11pm. $100 buy-in.  
    Full House Card Room, 4005 W. Parmer
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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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    TCSO Town Hall

    Join the Travis County Sheriff’s Office's medical and mental health staff for a discussion on caring for the growing medical and mentally ill inmate population.
    Sat., Sept. 1, 1:30-3:30pm
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    Texas State Volleyball

    Thu., Aug. 30, 6:30pm; Fri., Aug. 31, 6:30pm; Sat., Sept. 1, noon & 6:30pm  
    Strahan Arena, 700 Aquarena Springs Dr., San Marcos
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    The Horn Away Game Watch Party

    The Horn (104.9 FM) will be broadcasting their pre-game show from Pluckers Wing Bar for the rest of the season: Catch all the away games at rotating locations.
    Sat., Sept. 1. Free.
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    Kids

    The Legends of Robin Hood

    Come see Robin, Maid Marian, Friar Tuck, Little John, and all the rest outwit the Sheriff of Nottingham in the original adventure story of Merry Olde England with live music by Alan A Dale accompanying the Sherwood Forest Faire players.
    Fri.-Sat., Aug. 25-26, noon & 2pm; Fri., Aug. 31, 7pm; Sat., Sept. 1, noon, 2 & 7pm; Sun., Sept. 2, 10am & noon. $8, kids under 12; $12, age 12 and over.  
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    The Promise

    Begun in 1989, this outdoor musical tells the story of Jesus Christ with a cast of hundreds, live animals, and amazing special effects.
    Fri. & Sat., Aug. 24-Nov. 3
    Glen Rose
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    Topgolf Tour

    The third annual Topgolf Tour is coming to Austin on Sept. 23. Play for a chance to win $50,000 and a ticket to the championship in Las Vegas. New this year is a military division, open to active duty and veteran members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
    Through Sept. 20. $85 individual; $170 team.  
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    Travis County Voter Registration Training

    Become a volunteer deputy registrar. After completing this training, VDRs will be certified to register voters in Travis County. No reservation required.
    First Saturdays, 10:30am; first Tuesdays, 10:30am, 2:30pm, and 6:30pm.  
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    Two-Step Your Way Through Time in Historic Texas Dance Halls

    Take a virtual trip to historic dance halls around Texas at a special photographic exhibition displayed at one of the historic Texas dance halls.
    Fri. & Sat., 5:30-10pm, through Sept. 29. Free.
    Old Coupland Inn & Dancehall, Coupland
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    Yoga on the Shore

    A one-hour restorative yoga class plus a chance to surf the friendly, whitewater Bay Wave.
    Saturdays, 12pm. Through Sept. 29. $30.  
Ongoing
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    Downtown Ghost Tours

    offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life.
    Fri.-Sat., 8pm
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    Emancipet Free Days

    This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org to find out.
    Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.
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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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    Arts & Culture

    Gender Unbound Fest 2018

    The multidisciplinary arts festival, spotlighting works by trans and intersex creators, returns for year three, and this time it's double the fun, double the days! For more on this year's fest, see our most recent coverage.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept., 29-30
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    RuPaul's Drag Race Presents: Werq the World

    RuPaul's right hand Michelle Visage brings some of Drag Race's best queens to shantay all over Austin's main stage. Queens include season 10 faves Aquaria, Kameron Michael's, Eureka O'Hara, and Asia O'Hara along with all-time all stars bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi, and Violet Chachki. Gentlequeers, start those engines.
    Thu., Oct. 11, 9pm. $39-150.  

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