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    Robert Mueller's Greatest Hits

    Robert Mueller (as played by Hyde Park Theatre's own Ken Webster), with help from a rotation of local all-star actors, presents highlights of the special counsel’s two-volume, 400-plus page report in this staged reading – including, of course, the Mueller team's assessment of Russian interference and the president’s efforts to obstruct the investigation into his campaign. Conceived and directed by Mark Pickell for Capital T Theatre. (Also, we feel compelled to add, in the interests of full disclosure: FUCK TRUMP.)
    Through Aug. 31. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. Pay what you can, impeach if possible.
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    Austin Cactus and Succulent Society Fall Show & Sale

    This yearly show offers access to rare pricklies and succulents from around the world. There's a daily silent auction and an hourly raffle, as well as info, literature, and expert advice.
    Sat.-Sun., Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 10am-5pm. Free with admission to Zilker Botanical Garden (adults, $2; kids & seniors, $1).
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    Austin Tattoo Invitational

    Austin Tattoo Invitational connects the public with artists, vendors, and piercings & jewelry suppliers. Artists available for tattoo appointments on site, free photo booths, and professional photographers available for tattoo artists.
    Fri.-Sun., Aug. 31-Sept. 1. $20.  
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    Back to School Educator Appreciation Weekends

    Pre-K to 12th grade educators enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, and music in store and online.
    Through Sept. 15. Saturdays & Sundays
    Austin-area Barnes & Noble Booksellers
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    Kids

    BMX Safety Youth Program Fall Enrollment

    Among the lessons students will learn are personal development, BMX bicycle safety, bicycle handling and maneuvers, bicycle care and maintenance, and BMX ethics in the park.
    Various locations
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    Out of Town

    Chisholm Trail Winery Grape Stomp

    Squish the grapes between your toes and enjoy the music at the annual harvest celebration.
    Sat., Aug. 31, noon-6pm
    Fredericksburg
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    Civic Events

    Community Grant Program to Increase Fair Access to Green Jobs

    Organizations interested in researching and creating ways to close the workforce development gap for communities of color – specifically in the green jobs sector – are encouraged to apply for the latest city grants (ranging between $10,000 and $50,000) aiming to promote climate justice and equitable access to green jobs. Interested organizations are encouraged to partner on their application to foster collaboration in Austin’s green job sectors.
    Deadline to apply: Wed., Sept 4, 2019  
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    Cosplay Karaoke

    Come dressed as your favorite character from a movie, book, or video game, then get on the stage and sing your heart out. Prizes will be awarded, too. 21+ only.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 9pm-2am. Free.  
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    Out of Town

    Fayette County Fair

    Join in the tradition of a country fair with a livestock show, creative arts shows, barbecue cook-off, and a carnival.
    Thu.-Sun., Aug. 29-Sept. 1
    La Grange
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    Free Your Tatas Fest

    This party honoring all things twin peaks (we're not talking the Lynchian kind here) gives folks the opportunity come together and, well, free their tatas – it's legal in ATX after all. There'll be info on breast health and breast cancer awareness, food trucks, and more activities. Proceeds benefit Texas Mamma Jamma Ride (Sept. 21).
    Sat., Aug. 31, 6pm-12mid  
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    Out of Town

    Grape Stomp at Becker Vineyards

    Celebrate the end of the grape harvest season with wine tastings and purple feet.
    Sat.-Sun., Aug. 31-Sept. 1
    Stonewall
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    Out of Town

    Harvest Grape Stomp

    Taste the wine, pick the grapes, and feel the purple orbs squish between your toes at the scenic winery.
    July 6-Sept. 1. Sat.-Sun.
    Brenham
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    I Got the Sauce Fest

    All-ages fest featuring a car show, a fajita cook-off, food trucks, and performances by Z-RO, Sauce Twinz's Sancho Saucy, and more.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 3-11pm. $20-350.  
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    Out of Town

    Labor Day Weekend: World War II Pacific Combat Zone At The National Museum Of The Pacific War

    The World War II Pacific Combat Zone at the National Museum of the Pacific War is an immersive, live show featuring military re-enactors.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 10:30am-2pm. $10.
    National Museum of the Pacific War, 340 E. Main St., Fredericksburg
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    Last Saturday Habitat Restoration

    Help Pedernales Falls State Park prepare for a prescribed burn by removing debris from beneath oak tree canopies so they don't catch fire. The burn will help restore the parkland to its native state.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 8-11am. Free.  
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    Out of Town

    Marbriago Trio in the Throne Room

    The three musicians play a wide repertoire of classical music on the viola, clarinet, and piano in the cave’s most spectacular room.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 7:30pm. $30.
    Boerne
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    Murder Walk Austin

    This true-crime walking tour takes you on the morbid journey of America's first serial killer, "The Midnight Assassin" (aka "Servant Girl Annihilator"), who terrorized Austin in 1885. The walk covers two miles of historic Austin at a leisurely pace, plus a drink stop at the Driskill Hotel.
    Through Nov. 30. Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm. $40 (ages 13+ only).  
    Departs from intersection of Bowie & W. Sixth
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    Out of Town

    Oatmeal Festival

    It started as a way to get the ghost town of Oatmeal on the highway map and has since become an annual celebration with music, barbecue, games, and more.
    Fri.-Sat., Aug. 30-31
    Bertram
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    Overdose Awareness Day

    Overdose Awareness Day is a day to remember those who were lost, who are struggling, and who are in recovery. The event promotes wellness and resources available in the community.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 9:30-11:30am. Free.  
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    Sports

    Rogue Running Austin Marathon & Half-Marathon Training Kick-off

    The Austin Marathon & Half-Marathon (Feb. 16, 2020) is only six months away, so let the training begin! Rogue Running is kicking things off with a 3-7 mile run, followed by a fest with vendors, donuts, and a raffle drawing for a ton of items including, free race entries.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 7-10am. Free.  
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    San Marcos River Float Trips

    For the final weekend of the summer, you can jump on the bus at Native Hostel with your crew, drinks, and snacks and ride down to San Marcos for a river float. Ticket includes round-trip transportation, plus a personal tube and shared cooler tubes.
    Sat.-Sun., Aug. 31-Sept. 1. $49-59.  
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    SKC's Two Rad Bash + Grand Opening

    Start-Up Kids Club, a nonprofit that helps kids learn entrepreneurship, celebrates turning 2 by opening its new space. The party is family-friendly, and attendees have the opportunity to tour the space.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 5-9pm. Free.
    The SKC House, 1400 Tillery
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    Sports

    SOLA Summer Series in the Park

    Join the coaches of SOLA and your neighbors for a community workout in the park.
    Through Aug. 31. Saturdays, 10am. Free.  
    Little Zilker Park, 2016 Bluebonnet Ln.
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    Southwestern University Women's Volleyball

    Vs. Hardin-Simmons: Fri., Aug. 30, 12:45pm. Vs. Whittier: Fri., Aug. 30, 7:30pm. Vs. Carthage: Sat., Aug. 31, 12:15pm. Vs. Whitworth: Sat., Aug. 31, 5:15pm  
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    Texas State Volleyball

    Vs. Liberty: Fri., Aug. 30, noon. Vs. USC: Fri., Aug. 30, 7pm. Vs. Northern Iowa: Sat., Aug. 31, 7pm. Vs. Rice: Tue., Sept. 3, 6pm. $4+.  
    Strahan Arena at the University Events Center, 106 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos
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    Sports

    UT Football

    UT begins its 127th season of football with its first-ever game against Louisiana Tech. Jack Ingram and Jane Ellen Bryant headline Longhorn City Limits on the LBJ Lawn before the game.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 7pm. $40-120.  
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    Sports

    UT Football 2019 Season

    Coming off their first 10-0 win season in nearly a decade, the Longhorns kick off a much-hyped season with their first home game on Sat., Aug. 31, 7pm, against Louisiana Tech, followed by their game on Sat., Sept. 7, 6:30pm, vs. LSU, in what's sure to be one of the biggest games of the season.
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    Out of Town

    VFD Benefit Fish Fry

    Take a drive into the Hill Country north of Fredericksburg to support the local volunteer fire department by buying dinner and listening to music.
    Sat., Aug. 31, 4:30pm
    Doss
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    Out of Town

    Walburg Fest

    They’ll be doing the chicken dance in the biergarten along with lots of German food, beer, and music at the annual party.
    Fri.-Sun., Aug. 30-Sept. 1
    Walburg
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    We Are Blood: ACL Festival Giveaway

    Donors between Aug. 26-Sept. 2 will be entered into a drawing in which two people will win a set of three-day passes for weekend two of ACL Festival (Oct. 11-13).
    Aug. 26-Sept. 2. Free.  
    Austin-area We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    We Are Blood: Austin's Pizza & Mama Fu’s

    Donors between Aug. 15-31 will receive a voucher that can be redeemed for either an Austin's Pizza 10-inch, two-topping pie or a Mama Fu’s Asian House single entree.
    Aug. 15-31. Free.  
    Austin-area We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives

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