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  • Tourism & Hospitality Career Fair

    Meet with employers seeking local talent from entry to executive level and learn about career paths and growth potential in the tourism and hospitality industry. Registration is free, but please RSVP in advance.
    Wed., Oct. 3, 3:30pm  
    Austin Convention Center
  • Texas Craft Brewers Festival

    Is the state's largest celebration of exclusively Texas-brewed craft beer. The event features over 200 beers from 75+ Texas craft breweries plus local food vendors and live music at Fiesta Gardens!
    Sat., Sept. 29, 2pm  
    Fiesta Gardens
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    ACL Music Festival 2018

    In 2002, two Austin institutions – the long-running public television music showcase, Austin City Limits, and the city’s beloved, 351-acre Zilker Park – combined forces for the first ACL Festival. Thanks to homegrown mega promoters C3 Presents, they’ve been making sweet music together ever since.
    Oct. 5-7 & 12-14
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    GAyCL 2018

    Can't take another ACL weekend? Find some queer sanctuary in the arms of Cheer Up Charlies cuz GirlFriend is once again hosting his all queer music showcase. It'll be so rad, you'll be like Paul who? Metallica what? (And hey Janelle performs Sunday!)
    Sat., Oct. 13, 8pm  
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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Crafternoon

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

    These tours hosted by the Williamson Museum are offered every half hour and get spookier as the start time gets later.
    Fri.-Sat., Oct. 12-13 & 26-27, 7:30-9pm. $15-20.
    Georgetown Main Street
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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.
    Sept. 21-Nov. 10. $20 and up.  
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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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    Kids Modern Dance Workshop for Ages 8-12

    This six-week workshop focuses on the fundamentals of modern dance through alignment, strength, flexibility, and coordination.
    Sept. 15-Oct. 20. Saturdays, 12:30-1:30pm. $75 for six weeks.
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    Little Red Riding Hood

    Part of the EmilyAnn's Children's Theatre series featuring well-loved tales adapted by D. Heath Thompson, this 40-minute show promises fun for audience members of all ages.
    Sept. 29-Oct. 21. Sat., 10am; Sun., 2pm. $8, student; $10, adult.
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    Mermaid Swim Class

    Get a full body workout while wearing a mermaid tale. Nitro offers swimming lessons and mermaid parties for both kids and adults every Saturday afternoon.
    Saturdays, 2-4pm
    Nitro Swimming, 1310 Toro Grande Dr., Cedar Park
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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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    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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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Nightly Spirits Ghost Tours

    The two-and-a-half-hour tours begin at the upstairs bar of the paranormal-laden Buffalo Billiards and visit three more ghostly pubs: Russian House, the Gatsby, and Waller Creek.
    Fridays & Saturdays, 8:30pm (plus Halloween night, 7:30pm). $25.  
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    Nightmare on Jail Hill Haunted House

    The Georgetown jailhouse (operating from 1889-1990) has been featured on Ghost Hunters and is probably really haunted because, as we know, nothing good happens in those places. All proceeds benefit the Brown Santa program.
    Fri.-Sat., Oct. 12-13 & 19-20, 7-11pm. $5-25.
    Georgetown Main Street
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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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    Sensational Saturdays Drag Show

    Vanessa Gordon hosts some eye-poppin' players.
    Second and fourth Saturdays, 11:30pm. Free.  
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    SoCo Select Farmers & Makers Market

    Because you like it local, because you like it good.
    Saturdays, 11am-6pm
    1511 S. Congress
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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 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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    Tortoise and Hare

    A new spin on the old fable with modern music, written by Allen Robertson and Damon Brown.
    Sept. 8-Jan. 27. $18-24.  
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    Zero Waste Block Leader Orientation

    Learn what it takes to be a Zero Waste Block Leader and help Austin Resource Recovery achieve the city's zero waste goals.
    Sat., Oct. 13, 1-3pm  
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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    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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