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    9/11 First Responders & Community Kickball Tournament

    First responders and community members are invited to play in the tournament, come out and spectate, or volunteer to help with the event.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 9am-4pm  
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    A Dementia Forum

    At the panel, Alzheimer’s Texas and Sundance Memory Care will help caregivers learn more about how to support a loved one with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or any other diseases. Featured experts include David Eddy, Alan Stevens, Kacye Vanderplas and Matt Stanley.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 9:15am-1pm  
    Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Ln
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    Apollo 11 (2019)

    Movies Under the Stars: The Johnsons enjoyed inviting folks to the ranch for an outdoor movie, and the tradition continues with a film about the moon landing.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 7pm  
    LBJ National Historical Park, Stonewall
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    Austin Girls' Choir's "An Enchanted Evening"

    The choir performs a selection of songs from the Fifties, Sixties, and Seventies, "with a lunar twist, sweet harmonies, and fun choreography."
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 7-8, 7pm. $5 suggested donation.  
    Saturday's performance: Ascension Lutheran Church's Parish Life Center, 6420 Hart; Sunday's performance: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church's Fellowship Hall, 3525 Bee Caves Rd., Bee Cave
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    Babes Fest '19

    BossBabes presents an independent comedy, music, and film fest to promote self-identifying women in the arts. Three days, multiple locations. There's tons of talent so come prepared.
    Opening reception: Thu., Sept. 5, 8-11pm. Festival: Fri.-Sun., Sept. 6-8. $15-60.  
    Multiple locations
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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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    Bicycles, Blues & Brews

    Hill Country Galleria celebrates Bee Caves' connectivity plan – an initiative to create trails connecting residential neighborhoods to retailers – with live music, beer tastings, and the opportunity to ride your bikes in a car-free zone.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 4-9pm. Free.
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    Bike Start

    All ages are welcome to come out and learn how to ride a bicycle. See FB for registration instructions.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 9am-noon. Free, but registration required.  
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    Birds of Central Texas

    Learn about the sights, sounds, and behavior of our feathered neighbors with Travis Audubon Society. The talk is free, but visitors who’d like to explore the park afterward will be asked to pay admission.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 10:30am-noon  
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    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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    Board With Books

    A wide range of modern and traditional board games are available to play for all ages. Learn something new or bring a favorite and teach someone else how to play.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 1-4pm. Free.  
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    Brazil Day Austin

    The biggest Brazilian showcase and party of the year returns to Antone's, with six hours of continuous entertainment featuring acts from across the broad spectrum of Brazilian culture.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 8pm. $10-15.  
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    Out of Town

    Buddy Holly’s Birthday Bash

    It’s a long haul to "Hub City," but Holly would have turned 83 this year and the museum is opening its doors for free tours, a movie, and cake.
    Sat., Sept. 7
    Lubbock
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    Centroamericanto Fest

    Centroamericanto Fest is a cultural initiative that showcases the music of some of the most influential singer-songwriters from the Central American region.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 5:30-10pm. $25-35.  
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    Civic Events

    Civics Education In The 21st Century

    LoWV's Pamela Bixby, North Austin Republicans President Patrick McGuinness, Anderson High School's social science department chair Amy Jaggers, and Jahziel Leduna of Generation Citizen Student Leadership discuss what a secondary-school civics curriculum should look like.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 2pm. Free.
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    Curbside Composting Informational Open House

    Learn about those green composting carts, what can be composted, and best practices for food scrap collection.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 11am-1pm  
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    CycleFest!

    Nonprofit Texas Interscholastic Mountain Bike League celebrates 10 years of introducing youth and families to mountain biking with a benefit dinner, plus live and silent auctions.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 5:30-10pm. $100.
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    District 10 Town Hall on Homelessness

    Join Council Member Alison Alter and the District 10 staff for a discussion about the recent changes to Austin's homelessness ordinances and next steps.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 10-11am  
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    Eastside Music School Open House

    Tour the school, meet the teachers and – if it strikes your fancy – sign up for a free trial lesson. Featuring live music from the Eastside Music Family Band and complimentary breakfast tacos from El Chilito.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 11am-2pm. Free.
    Eastside Music School, 501 N. I-35
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    Evolving Your Period

    A workshop for period-having folks, covering sustainable menstrual products, and how to help those who can't afford (or have access) to menstrual products, among other topics. Attendees leave with a swag bag of "period-positive" goodies.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 11am-1pm. $33.  
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    Gen Zen

    A yoga and art experience for grandparents and grandchildren in celebration of Grandparents Day. Participants share a family-friendly yoga practice, an art activity, and mindful meditation.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 11:30am-1pm. $10 per person.  
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    Healthy Pet – Seaholm Customer Appreciation Party

    The locally owned pet supplies chain celebrates its Seaholm District's second anniversary with a free hot dog lunch, goodie bags, pet physicals, and more.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 11am-3pm. Free.
    Healthy Pet – Seaholm, 211 Walter Seaholm Dr.
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    Out of Town

    Homespun History Day

    Watch craftspeople from weavers to blacksmiths make household items as they did in the days before automation.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 11am-2pm
    Temple
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    HOPE Rising Concert & Fundraiser

    Featuring performances by Questlove, DJ Z-Trip, and DJ Kilmore, the event benefits Creative Kids Camp, which launches next summer at the new HOPE Outdoor Gallery. The camp supports children and young adults from underserved communities in exploring creative industries as professional careers.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 9pm-2am. GA, $50; VIP, $100.  
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    International Music Festival

    Texas Music Museum's fest features Texas artists who perform international song and dance "to promote appreciation of music and traditions from many cultures that are now part of the Austin and Texas ethnic fabric."
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 7-8  
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    Iris Society of Austin Rhizome Sale

    Iris – like the flowers – will be on sale here.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 9am-3pm. Free.  
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    Out of Town

    Kerrville River Festival

    Come celebrate the town’s 130th anniversary with a George Strait tribute band and Bart Crow closing the show.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 2pm. Free.  
    Kerrville
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    Sports

    Lone Star Throwdown

    Rock Rose is shutting down the street for a Texas-sized tailgate for two of the biggest games of the season: A&M vs. Clemson and UT vs. LSU. Games will be broadcasted live throughout the bars and restaurants on the block, in addition to a block party with beverages, beer games, and raffles. Hook 'em, Horns!
    Sat., Sept. 7, noon-9pm. Free.  
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    Out of Town

    Market Day

    Shop one of the largest outdoor markets in the area, and enjoy the music and food, plus more than 450 vendors.
    Sat., Sept. 7. Free.
    Wimberley
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    Microchip Weekend at Tomlinson's

    Tomlinson's kicks off Responsible Pet Ownership Month with free microchip scans all weekend long and meet-and-greets with adoptable pets from local rescues/shelters. On Sat., Sept. 7, get your pet microchipped for free at select Tomlinson's locations ( 908 E. 49th 1/2; 4211 S. Ste. A-23).
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 7-8. Free.  
    All Tomlinson's Feed & Pets locations
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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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    Party World Rasslin': Ghost Mall

    Do you take your pro wrestling seriously? Well, this might not be the event for you then. The emphasis is on the party as wrestlers like the Valkyries, the Dumpster Babes, and others go head to head. Drink enough beer and you could fall down as many times as the athletes in the ring.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 6:30-10pm  
    Party World Rasslin', 10615 Metric Blvd.
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    PEAS Farm Workday

    Help prep the school and community farm's rows for fall planting.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 9-11am. Free.  
    Cunningham Elementary School, 2200 Berkeley Ave.
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    Rhythm on the Water

    Hop on a boat for live tunes from Whiskey Shivers and bites & bevs for a good cause: Event proceeds from the evening benefit The SIMS Foundation.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 6:30-9:30pm. $80.  
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    Sherwood Forest Faire Celtic Gathering

    Get out your kilts and shamrocks and join the fun and fantasy with Celtic music, shopping, ye favorite brews, a Robin Hood-inspired archery tournament, and unparalleled people watching.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 6-7. Ages 13 & up, $10; ages 6-12, $5.  
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    Southwestern University Women's Soccer

    Vs. East Texas Baptist.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 7:30pm  
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    Texas Mamma Jamma Training Ride: Martindale Ride Day Preview

    Train with fully supported rides of varying distances. Texas Mamma Jamma Ride (Sept. 21) raises funds to support local programs and services for breast cancer fighters and survivors in the Central Texas community.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 7am-noon. Free.  
    Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 87 Lockhart St., Martindale
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    Texas State Football

    The Bobcats tackle the University of Wyoming in their home opener.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 6pm. $25+.  
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    The Austin Flea at Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden

    Shop local handmade items and vintage wares, including jewelry, bath & body products, textiles, and more.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 11am-5pm. Free.  
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    Out of Town

    The Calm Before the Storm

    Historians re-create the lives of Mexican soldiers as they wait for the Texian Army to arrive at the gate of the stone fort during the Texas Revolution.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 7-8. $5.
    Goliad
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    The Wandering Vegan Market

    This regular pop-up brings together all the best vegan vendors in town. The markets offer plant-based foods as well as skincare products, makeup, jewelry, and more.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 11am-3pm. Free.  
    The Vegan Nom, 2324 E. Cesar Chavez
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    UT Football

    The Longhorns take on LSU in their second home game of the 2019-20 season – which is sure to be one of the biggest games this season. Tickets are already sold out, but there're plenty of free pre- and post-game festivities: pre-game performances by Midland and Rob Baird at LBJ Lawn, as well as a tailgating scene dubbed "Bevo Blvd." that features food trucks, vendor tents, and more. Afterward, there'll be a silent disco at LBJ Lawn.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 6:30pm. Sold out.  
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    Vino Vinyasa

    This hourlong yoga class ends with a comparative tasting of two wines.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 10-11:30am. $25.
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    Vino Vinyasa at the Wayback

    Hourlong yoga class ends with a comparative tasting of two wines.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 10-11:30am. $25.  
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    We Are Blood: New Shirt on the Block for Double Donors

    Folks who donate at least twice between Sept. 1-Nov. 30 will receive a Sustaining Donor card for an exclusive T-shirt that can be redeemed at the end of November.
    Sept. 1-Nov. 30. Free.  
    Austin-area We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Whole Kids Foundation Open Application for School Gardens & Bee Programs Grants

    These grants are valued at $2,000 and available for K-12 schools and nonprofits. Find info on the grant programs plus details on the application processes and best practices at www.wholekidsfoundation.org.
    Sept. 1-Oct. 15
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    Workday at Blunn Creek Nature Preserve

    Help Blunn Creek Partnership's ecological preservation of the 38-acre preserve by cutting and stacking ligustrum.
    Sat., Sept. 7, 8:30am-noon. Free.  

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