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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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    Visual Arts

    Prizer Arts & Letters: I Will Vote

    John Fiege’s photography, film, and art project illuminating young Texas voters and activists in the lead-up to the 2018 midterm elections is on display at this excellent Eastside gallery, featuring a series of black-and-white portraits, video collage, and excerpts of interviews. Recommended, especially for anyone who gives a damn.
    Reception: Sat., Oct. 27, 6-9pm. Get the Vote Out Party: Thu., Nov. 1, 6-9pm
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    Sports

    Texas Stars

    Vs. Chicago Wolves: Fri., Oct. 26, 7pm. Vs. San Jose Barracuda: Sat., Oct. 27, 7pm  
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    Kids

    Boo at the Zoo

    See what the animals get up to at night and take a ride on the haunted train running every 20 minutes. Costumes make it more fun. Tickets are limited.
    Fridays & Saturdays through October, 6:30-9pm. $17.50.
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    Kids

    Free Screening of Coco (2017)

    Super Saturday: Coinciding with Mexic-Arte's Viva la Vida Festival and the Texas Book Festival, the Austin Film Festival (also taking place during this crazy week) presents a free screening of the Disney-Pixar film, followed by a Q&A with co-writer Matthew Aldrich. There's also going to be live music, kids' art activities, retail booths, and food along Congress Ave. from Fourth Street to the Capitol.
    Sat., Oct. 27, 4pm
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    Civic Events

    Get Out the Vote Party

    Talk about a political party to mobilize the vote! Cecile Richards and Wendy Davis will be joined by gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez, Vikki Goodwin for HD 47, Joi Chevalier for Texas Comptroller, and more. DJ Lolo adds to the merriment while you learn more about GOTV.
    Sat., Oct. 27, 4:30-6:30pm  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Glowed Up: Monsters vs. Fairies

    Getcher vogue walk on for Halloween. Categories include Sex Siren, Runway, Fairy Realness, and more. Winners walk away with qmmunity connections and a portion of bar sales will be donated to the Center for Health Empowerment & Kind Clinic.
    Sat., Oct. 27, 9pm-2am. Free.  
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    Civic Events

    HopeFest

    A Reagan High School community celebration complete with local groups, neighboring schools, nonprofits, and city agencies looking to empower families throughout town. Look for health and vision screenings immunizations, housing information, employment, prenatal support, and more along with live music, food, and fun activities for kids. Families can also register for Blue Santa on site!
    Sat., Oct. 27, 9:30am-3pm
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    Theatre

    Old West Living Dead Canni-Ball

    Join Trouble Puppet’s crew of troublemakers for a bloody good Halloween party, featuring a haunted-house-style Oregon Trail game, live performances, potent drinks fit to please any Prohibition survivor, a fine array of vegan-friendly foods catered by Cool Beans, and competitive cannibal butchery for all. This fundraiser, from the provocative company that brought us Riddley Walker and Frankenstein and The Jungle and more in brilliant puppet form, goes to support their newest endeavor: A puppet opera based on the Donner Party tragedy. Toothsome, we daresay!
    Sat., Oct. 27, 8pm-12mid. $25-50.  
    KC Grey Homes, 211 E. Alpine #700
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    PUGkin Fest

    There's nothing cuter than a pug – except a pug in costume! Our own Sarah Wolf will be the judge. Come out for a bake sale (cash only), vendors plying their wares, carnival games, and more, all to benefit Pug Rescue of Austin.
    Sat., Oct. 27, 9am-1pm. $10-32.  
    Woodland District Park at River Place, 8820 Big View Dr
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    Civic Events

    Voter Bar Hop: Eastside

    A self-guided bar crawl to celebrate your voting self! Vote in the afternoon at Zaragoza Rec Center then swing by Blue Owl Brewery, Stay Gold, and Craftsman for drink specials. Mayor Steve Adler and mayoral hopeful Travis Duncan are expected to be in attendance.
    Sat., Oct. 27, 4-7pm. Free.  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    What's Your Fantasy? Ball

    Embrace the weird, the fantastical, the beauty, or the beast for this costume ball benefiting Texas Health Action's Kind Clinic. Sweet treats, cocktails, and beats by DJ Breezah keep the fun flowing while runway walkers shantay for prizes. Categories include: Enchanted Realness, Creatures of the Night, Fetish Fantasy, and What's Your Fantasy?
    Sat., Oct. 27, 8-11pm. $75.  
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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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    Events

    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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