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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
  • Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference

    For 25 years now AFF has fired up its spotlight and pointed it where the Hollywood sun doesn’t always shine – the writer. Over 150 films across 7 venues including Vox Lux – the fest's Opening Night selection with writer/director Brady Corbet in attendance. Use promo code CHRONFP for $10 off Film Passes!
    Oct. 25 – Nov. 1  
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    AIDS Walk Kick Off

    You're invited! Whether you're picking up your t-shirt for this year's November 3 walk or just interested in scoping out AIDS Services of Austin's latest prevention space filled with DJs, drag queens, and free beer! Take the first step toward zero!
    Thu., Oct. 4, 4:30-8pm. Free.  
    1023 Springdale Rd, Bldg. 14
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    Amurica TX Photo Booth Registers You to Vote

    Everyone's favorite quirky photo booth can now take your picture and get you registered. Visitors can check the status of their voter registration, update their address, or register – no photo purchase required.:

    Find them at Cheer Up Charlies, Thursday, Oct. 4; at Violet Crown Fridays (Sept. 28 and Oct. 5) before the Oct. 9 deadline; and Saturday, Sept. 29, as the official VIP photo booth for the Turn Out for Texas Rally at Auditorium Shores.

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    Bonus: for every picture purchased featuring a "Beto" sign, Amurica will donate $1 to Beto O'Rourke's campaign against incumbent GOPer Ted Cruz.

    Sept., 27, 28, & 29; Oct. 4 & 5
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    #HAVEYOUSEENUS?

    During the first weekend of Austin City Limits, Austin Youth Collective will run a three-day-long campaign to raise awareness about homeless youth living in our city limits. Join them for a concert with the Human Circuit Thursday, followed by a public poster-making event Friday, and Saturday they'll be tabling at the corner of Lamar and Barton Springs Rd.
    Oct. 4-6  
    Various locations
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    AIGA Fellows Award Gala

    The AIGA Fellow program recognizes mature designers who have made a significant contribution to raising the standard of excellence in practice and conduct within their local or regional design community as well as their local AIGA chapter. This year's honorees are Herman Dyal of Page/Dyal and David Kampa of McGarrah Jessee.
    Thu., Oct. 4, 7-10pm. $50 for members ($75, non-member).  
    Brodie Homestead, 5211 Brodie
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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 Parks Foundation's Annual Fundraiser Party

    This year’s party will feature dinner from Fresa’s Chicken Al Carbon, as well as drinks from local distillers and breweries. There's a silent auction, interactive activities, a YETI raffle, and ACL Fest’s DJ Mel spinning a mix of the 2018 ACL lineup.
    Thu., Oct. 4, 6:30-9:30pm. $150.  
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    Austin Startup Week

    This is a five-day celebration of local startups and organizations that encompasses more than 100 events, including coffee meetups, a career fair, happy hours, workshops, and more.
    Oct. 1-5. Free, but registration required.  
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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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    Civic Events

    City Council Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Thu., Oct. 4, 10am  
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    Class Transitions

    An intimate strength training class developed for Austin's trans community by trainer extraordinaire Erica Nix. Achieve your ideal body image while staying strong and healthy.
    Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm. $15.  
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    Dancing Away Detention

    Grassroots Leadership hosts this fundraiser to free the women at T. Don Hutto Detention Center through a bond fund. Music, good food, and drink.
    Thu., Oct. 4, 6:30-9:30pm. $15 online, $20 at the door.  
    Taylor Station Bar, 108 E. Second St., Taylor
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    East Night

    Join PeopleFund for an evening of poker, roulette, slots, drinks, food, fun, and prizes. Proceeds benefit small-business lending and education programs across Texas.
    Thu., Oct. 4, 6-9pm  
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    El Buen Samaritano Mobile Food Pantry

    A mobile food pantry providing emergency food assistance to families with financial limitations. Fresh produce, cooking help, and nutrition education available. No appointment is necessary.
    First and third Thursdays, 9am-noon.
    Del Valle Community Center, 3518 FM 973, Del Valle
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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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    First Thursday

    Music, food, and shopping.
    Free.
    South Congress
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    FY 19 Community Initiatives Application Workshop

    A workshop on how to complete each section of the online application for artists, unincorporated art groups, and arts nonprofits interested in applying for Community Initiatives Program funding.
    Thu., Oct. 4, noon. Free.  
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    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
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    Special Screenings

    Ghostbusters (1984)

    Halloween Month: The original Ghostbusters mined the comedy-horror genre way before it became the fashionably ironic and overused format it is today.
    Thu., Oct. 4, 8:10  
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    Out of Town

    Gruene Music & Wine Fest

    The oldest dance hall in Texas presents three days of music with the best in Texas wine and craft beer, and a caravan of food trucks.
    Thu.-Sun., Oct. 4-7
    Gruene
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    Health & Wellness Lecture Series

    This monthly series at the Downtown library focuses on a different theme each session: from nutrition to chronic pain to cedar fever. The featured speaker at each is Chris Goddin, an acupuncturist and integrative medicine specialist.
    First Thursdays, 7pm. Free.
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    Arts & Culture

    Indigo Girls

    You heard it right – they're jamming through town, but this show's sold out. Gotta look hard and hope for tickets to pop up!
    Thu., Oct. 4, 6-9pm. $38-48.  
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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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    KOOP Radio DJ Night: Psychedelic Party

    featuring DJs Vallogallo (Love on the Dole), Grace Reyer (Big Henry's Vinyl & Gifts), Max Yancy (Channel Surfing), Chase Frank (The Harms), & Del Sur (Molten Universe) and a liquid light show. Groovy.
    Thu., Oct. 4, 7pm. Free.
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    Melanin Book Club

    Join Austin Black Pride for their latest endeavor: a monthly book club meeting on first Thursdays. And they're starting things off with Daniel Black's Perfect Peace. Come with the book and get ready to read!
    Thu., Oct. 4, 7:30-9pm. Free.  
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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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    Out of Town

    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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    Special Screenings

    Nobody Speak: Trials of a Free Press (2017)

    Controversy & Conversation: Documenting the trial between Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media, after the outlet released the former pro wrestler's sex tape. Read our 2017 interview with director Brian Knappenberger.
    Thu., Oct. 4, 6:30. Free.  
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    Oddities Market

    Shop creepy wares for your spookytime needs while being entertained by Captain Burton's Fun Time Sideshow Circus.
    Thu., Oct. 4, 9pm. $5.  
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    Out of Town

    Sandcastle Days

    Professional and amateur sand sculptors compete for prizes and bragging rights along with island music and food.
    Wed.-Sun., Oct. 3-7. Free.
    South Padre Island
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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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    Sports

    St. Edward's Men's Soccer

    Vs. Texas A&M International: Thu., Oct. 11, 4:30pm. Vs. St. Mary's: Sat., Oct. 13, 2:30pm  
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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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    Out of Town

    Texas Super Chef Throwdown

    Thirty-three top chefs will create special dishes in nine venues to see who takes home top honors, and the public gets to sample each dish.
    Wed.-Sat., Oct. 3-6
    Port Aransas
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    The Rewind

    Old-school, vinyl turntable mix show fundraising event every Thursday night on the Terrace 59 Rooftop.
    Through Dec. 27. Thursdays, 10pm. Free.
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    Thursday Night Social Ride

    Kinda like Critical Mass without all the pretension. Relax, ride around town, chat it up with cycle-lovers like yourself, and overrun a park or a local hangout or two or three.
    Thursdays, 7pm
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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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    Nightlife & Parties

    Out Youth's Glitz Gala

    Get ready to getcher glam on, bbs! This night of glitter, glitz, and sparkle helps support queer youth across Central Texas, so grab those tix now – includes dinner, drinks, and multiple auctions!
    Sat., Nov. 3, 7-11pm. $100.  
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    Arts & Culture

    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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