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  • Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace Coverage

    Open Enrollment ends Dec. 15 - don't delay. There are new rates and plans, and financial assistance is available. This is the ONLY time of year most people can enroll or make changes to their health plan. Call 2-1-1 to find free, in-person enrollment assistance near you.
    Nov. 1-Dec. 15
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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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    UT Soccer

    Vs. Kansas: Fri., Oct. 19, 7pm. Vs. Kansas State: Sun., Oct. 21, 1pm. $5-8.  
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    CraftHER Market Fall ‘18

    A biannual pop-up space curated to amplify the talent and artistry of self-identifying women craft artisans and makers.
    Sun., Oct. 21, 11am-5pm  
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    Sunday Bloody Sunday Halloween Party

    Grab a free BM and a tamale, peruse the costumes for sale, and get ready to do the Time Warp – there will be a screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show and spooky tunes from DJ Dead or Alive.
    Sun., Oct. 21, 3-7pm. Free.  
    VINYL Beauty Bar, 2823 E. MLK
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    5-Week Singing Camp for Adults

    The theme is "Flash Mob Shenanigans." No experience or auditions required.
    Sundays (except Sat., Nov. 3), through Nov. 11. $250.
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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 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.
    Sundays, 4:30-5:30pm. Through Nov. 21. $10 and up.
    ToddPilates & Barre, 4032 S. Lamar #700
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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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    Backyard Composting Class

    Think green with this free composting workshop presented as part of the Fermentation Festival.
    Sun., Oct. 21, 11:15am-noon. Free.  
    Seaholm EcoDistrict Lawn, 710 W. Cesar Chavez
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    Barre + Detox + Brunch

    Meet first at the Barre Code Austin’s new studio in the heart of Downtown for a 50-minute Barre Code signature class, then head to CYL Sauna Studio for a 20-minute sweat session. Brunch bites provided by Squeezery ATX.
    Sun., Oct. 21, 9:30am-12:30pm. $30.  
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    Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival

    Wander the cornfield maze, pick a pumpkin, enjoy the music and food, pet the farm animals, and revel in a day in the country.
    Sat.-Sun., through Nov. 4
    Barton Hill Farms, Bastrop
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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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    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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    Drinks and Desserts With Danielle

    Join Danielle Skidmore, District 9 City Council candidate, for a sweet get-together commemorating the start of early voting.
    Sun., Oct. 21, 5-8pm. $50 suggested donation.  
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    Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival

    Regional and international songwriters will be passing the guitar as they showcase their recent works.
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 19-21. Daytime showcases free.
    Dripping Springs
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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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    Family Day With KUNIKLO

    Activities during this workshop will highlight this year's festival theme of “Alebrijes,” the fantastical creatures of Mexican folklore most recently featured in Coco. Guests will create decorative masks and alebrije caterpillars using recycled materials.
    Sun., Oct. 21, noon-5pm. Free.
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    Formula 1

    Remember when F1 smashed into Austin in 2012, and all the maneuvering to put the U.S. Grand Prix at the end of the season, away from the hottest months? F1 returns with headliners Bruno Mars & Britney Spears.
    Fri.-Sat., Oct. 19-21. Free.
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    Gem Capers

    The theme is copper minerals at this year's gem & mineral show featuring jewelry, beads, crystals, fossils, spheres, and other rocks. There's also a silent auction, demos, and door prizes.
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 19-21. $7-8, adults; $2, ages 13-18; free for 12 and under.
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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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    Lache's Birthoween Open House and Showcase!

    Enjoy free mini classes in parkour, lyra, trampoline, silks, acro yoga, and more (dress comfortably) with a free open gym in between classes. On Sunday, students will give a performance.
    Sat.-Sun., Oct. 20-21. Free for open house; suggested $10 donation for showcase.  
    Lache Movement Co., 8868 Research #701
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    Lakes, Springs, and Bridges Bicycle Tour

    Take a guided bike tour around the Butler Trail circling Lady Bird Lake. Stop to learn about Austin's historical beginnings as the city of Waterloo. Swing by the Congress Street Bridge to see the bats, and finish with a swim at Barton Springs.
    Sundays, 1pm. $49 per person, guide and bike included.
    Austin Bike Tours and Rentals, 102 W. Third
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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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    National Health Equity Hackathon

    This inaugural three-day event will focus on creating data-driven solutions for the underserved health care population to work toward eliminating health disparities. Attendees will self-select to a team with local and nationally acclaimed mentors and database experts.
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 19-21. $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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    Rosita y Conchita

    This is a Día de los Muertos play in English and Spanish, based on the award-winning children’s book by Erich Haeger and Eric González. Bonus: Live music!
    Oct. 6-26. Sat.-Sun., 11am & 1pm. $10-15.  
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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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    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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    Small Business Awards

    Celebrate the big accomplishments from Austin's smallest business owners. During this formal award ceremony, students will be recognized for their incredible entrepreneurial achievement and tenacious spirits in business. Dinner served and cash bar available.
    Sun., Oct. 21, 6-8pm. $50.
    Notley's Center for Social Innovation, 1023 Spingdale Rd
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    Sonora Festival Austin

    is a platform for women of all colors, beliefs, and traditions to perform and share their original compositions.
    Sun., Oct. 21, 5pm. Suggested donation.
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    SouthPop Membership Drive and Appreciation Party

    There will be a silent auction, raffle prizes, door prizes, armadillo races, Frito pie, and SouthPop Tarts. Live local music throughout the day from Uranium Savages, Extreme Heat, and many more.
    Sun., Oct. 21, 4-8pm. $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $10 off for members.  
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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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    Texas Guitar Quartet in Concert

    As soloists, the four are acclaimed; together in an intimate setting they are awesome.
    Sun., Oct. 21, 3pm. Donations suggested.
    United Methodist Church, Fredericksburg
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    Texas Jazz Fest

    The tradition continues with the Jason Neville Band taking the stage along with many other local, regional, and international artists.
    Fri-Sun., Oct. 19-21. Free.
    Corpus Christi
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    Texas State Women's Soccer

    Vs. Georgia State: Fri., Oct. 19, 7pm. Vs. Coastal Carolina: Sun., Oct. 21, 1pm  
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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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    The Ugly Duckling

    Award-winning choreographer Jimmy Orrante brings to life the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale. Recommended for ages 3-10.
    Sat.-Sun., Oct. 27-28. $15.  
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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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    UT Women's Golf

    Betsy Rawls Invitational.
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 19-21, 8am  
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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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    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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    Yacht Rock Sundays

    Soft rock, delicious cocktails, and leisurely yard games.
    Sundays, 3-7pm. Free with RSVP.  
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    Zumbini Music and Movement Classes

    For kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance, and educational tools. 45-minute classes two times a week.
    Wednesdays, 9:30am & Sundays, 3pm. $15 per class.
    N'Caliente Fitness Studio, 2111 Sam Bass Rd. Ste. 100-A, Round Rock
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    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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