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  • Honnas Veterinary Launch Party

    Join Honnas Veterinary as they celebrate their grand opening with a launch party! Swing by and enjoy free food, beverages, goodie bags, face paint, teddy bear surgery, and professional pet photoshoots! Dogs and cats are welcome. Bring the whole family, just make sure to RSVP! Parking is very limited, so rideshare is strongly encouraged.
    Sat. Mar. 2, 2pm-5pm  
    Honnas Veterinary
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    Austin Record Convention

    Dealers, collectors, and aficionados gather to share vinyl, CDs, cassettes, posters, shirts, and other music memorabilia from hundreds of vendors. Early-bird shoppers get a day of early access Friday as well as early admission on Saturday and Sunday.
    Sept. 29-Oct. 1. $5; $30 for early shop.  
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    Asian World Night Market

    Come hungry to this Asian food festival out in Hutto, featuring more than 60 different food and drink vendors from all over Asia, as well as Asian-inspired arts and gifts. It's a family-friendly event that includes live music, dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, and much more. Bonus: 1,000 free parking spots and shuttle service.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 29-30, 4-10pm. $12.  
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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Bat City Scaregrounds

    A fully immersive, multi-acre entertainment complex dedicated to all things Halloween, with three highly detailed haunted houses, live music, Vegas-style performances, seasonal food, and a dark market with 10 vendors.
    Sept. 29-Oct. 31. Open select Thu.-Sun. evenings and Halloween  
    Bat City Scaregrounds, 14101 South Turnersville Rd., Buda
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    SAFE's Touch-a-Truck

    A fun-filled event with over 6,000 kids and parents who will get the chance to touch, explore, and climb on just about any vehicle they can imagine, from fire trucks and ambulances to backhoes and bulldozers. Families will enjoy live music, and explore craft stations and a kid zone where kiddos can jump, play, and slide on open-air inflatables and so much more. All proceeds benefit nonprofit SAFE Alliance.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 10am  
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    St. Elias Mediterranean Festival

    At this 89th annual festival, you'll enjoy Mediterranean cuisine such as flaky spanakopita, savory shawarma, and delectable baklava – plus wine, cocktails, dancing, and live music across two days of delightful Hellenic glory. Opa!
    Sept. 29-30. Fri., 6-11pm; Sat., noon-11pm. $5 (free on Saturday, noon-4pm).  
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    Trans-Pecos Festival of Music & Love

    El Cosmico’s authentic music experience in mystical Marfa features headliners Spoon, Neal Francis, and the Heavy Heavy, along with camping in one of the most magical venues in the West Texas desert, workshops, a vendor marketplace, pop-up desert spa, food trucks, and more.
    Sept. 28-Oct. 1  
    Marfa
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    UT Football

    The Longhorns look to continue a winning season with a game vs. Kansas.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 2:30pm  
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    46th Annual Oatmeal Festival

    In hopes of cooler weather, the small-town fest happens after Labor Day this year. It kicks off Saturday with the Run for Your Oats 5K, followed by the Grand Parade with special guests. The festival features around 80 vendors, a washer tournament, live music, a kids’ area, bake-off, pet parade, food, drinks, and more. Sunday begins with a church service on the street in downtown Bertram and closes with the Oatmeal Festival Cornhole Tournament.
    Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Sat., 8am-10pm; Sun., 10am-4pm
    Bertram
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    90th Anniversary Party

    Help celebrate the day in September 1933 when J.C. Riley drove to Austin to obtain the first license to sell alcohol in Texas after Prohibition at his tavern between New Braunfels and San Marcos with music, food trucks, and cake.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 2pm
    Hunter
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    ACL Festival Load-In Closures

    As the massive ACL Fest gets geared up, the city has issued a reminder that there will be various road and park closures leading up to the festival that starts Oct. 6. Get all the details and a handy map online.
    Sept. 25-Oct. 5  
    Zilker Park and surrounding area
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    Adult Skate Night

    Leave the rugrats at home and enjoy the roller rink with other grownups.
    Tuesdays, 7-11pm; Saturdays, 9pm-midnight  
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    ATX Music Creative Hub Conversations

    The city hosts sessions to discuss community needs and desires for possible creative hubs providing space and resources for artists of all kinds at Carver Museum (11am) and the Mexican American Culture Center (2pm).
    Sat., Sept. 30  
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    Baby Bloomers

    A special program for visitors ages 0-3 and their families, providing caregivers and early learners the chance to experience the children's museum together. Thinkery will host two storytimes and free play that support the social, emotional, and cognitive development of the earliest learners.
    Saturdays, 8-10am  
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    Battle for Hope

    A full day of events focused on veteran wellness, including boxing matches between military members, law enforcement, and firefighters, with special matches between adaptive athletes. There'll be a vendor showcase with local businesses, nonprofit orgs, and more, plus guest speakers, food trucks, kids' activities, and antique car show, and more.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 1-11pm. $12.50-15.  
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    Black Austin History Tours at the Oakwood Chapel

    Angela Thornton will lead tours to talk about the Historic Colored Grounds and the burials that were segregated by race and class in the 1800s. There are many individuals buried in this section that represent Black excellence and are inspirations today. Thornton can also offer history about the chapel and online resources to learn more.
    Through Dec. 16. Saturdays, 12:30pm. Free.  
    Oakwood Chapel, 1601 Navasota
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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Boo! Oh My Gourd Pottery Workshop

    Get ready for spooky season with a fun adults-only workshop hand-building and carving forever pumpkins, along with bevvies and autumn-themed snacks.
    Sat., Sept. 23 & 30, 6:30pm. $115.
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    Border Talks

    An afternoon of storytelling and education with Guatemalan human rights activist Luis Gutierrez and Rio Grande Valley-based attorney, author, and human rights activist Jennifer Harbury.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 1-3pm. Free.  
    Friends Meeting of Austin, 3701 E. MLK
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    Boulderfest 2023

    Austin's largest climbing event of the year is a fun, all-day community-oriented event attracting climbers of all levels and spectators to enjoy friendly competition, local vendors, food and drinks, live music, and yoga and fitness offerings.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 9am-10pm. Free.
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    Bye Bye Summer

    "Fall" in love with Bastrop at a celebration of arts and culture, with art gallery and studio tours, live sketching, historic homes, live music, and unique food and drinks.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 10am-7pm. Free.  
    Downtown Bastrop
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    Caminata de Conservación/Conservation Walk

    Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on a bilingual conservation walk exploring and learning about trails, native and invasive species, and more.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 9:30am. Free.
    Pease Park Tudor Cottage & Terrace, 1100 Kingsbury
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    Donate Blood, Get a Free T-Shirt

    We Are Blood wraps up September by offering rocking WAB T-shirts for blood and platelet donors.
    Sept. 15-30. Free.  
    We Are Blood donation centers and mobile drives
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    Dripping Springs Pumpkin Festival

    It's the third and final year for this family-friendly fest on the beautifully shaded farmstead, with tons of activities beyond the pumpkin patch: live music, shopping, art, games, a hay maze, armadillo races, camel and pony rides, a petting zoo, and so much more.
    Sept. 23-Oct. 29. Sat.-Sun., 10am-7pm. $15; free for seniors and kids under 3.  
    Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead, 419 Founders Park Rd., Dripping Springs
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    Fall Plant Fundraiser

    A couple dozen vendors will be on hand at the organic marketplace, and you can preorder transplants online to pick up.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 10am-2pm. Free (membership encouraged).  
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    Fresh for Less Mobile Markets

    This program from the city of Austin, run by Farmshare Austin, has opened new market locations. There are now six weekly markets around town that sell Texas-grown produce, eggs, honey, and other groceries all at reduced prices. Most major cards are accepted at these markets and if you are a SNAP customer, you can also use your Lone Star card and Double Up Food Bucks. Locations and schedules are subject to change, so check the current info online to find one near you.
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    Gardening Workshop With Farmshare Austin

    Learn the basics of transplanting, the technique of moving plants from one place to another, so they can grow and thrive. You'll even get your own one from the farm to rehome.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 9:30am. $20.  
    3608 River Road, Cedar Creek
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    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    The masters of minutiae present trivia games for prizes, covering everything from Hungary to The Hunger Games, science to sports, the Billboard Hot 100 to Better Call Saul. Find them at watering holes all over town each week.
    Ongoing
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    Grounded Dance Cardio

    Pump up the jams and get moving with a dance fit cardio series blending freestyle, choreography, and toning grooves.
    Saturdays, 10am. Free, but RSVP.  
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    Harvest of Fall Fun

    Time for some cool fun at the farm with the mazes, scarecrow village, pumpkin patch, food, and activities for all ages.
    Sept. 23-Nov. 5, closed Wed.
    Marble Falls
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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Holiday and Harvest

    Offering activities for all ages at two locations, including pumpkin patches, decoration stations, hay mazes, a micro-market, build-your-own scarecrow stations, photo ops, and more.
    Sept. 29-Nov. 1. Free.  
    VFW Post 8787, 500 VFW Rd.; Skaggs Dr., Bee Cave
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    Hotel Viata’s End of Summer Pool Party

    Enjoy summer-inspired cocktails and poolside bites, or go big and book a private cabana for you and your friends. Special spa treatments are available as well for a VIP experience.
    Sat., Sept. 30, noon-5pm. Free.  
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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    House of Torment

    Beyond the terrifying haunted house attractions, find escape rooms, themed bars, a zombie shooting game, and more.
    Open select dates Sept. 23-Nov. 11  
    2632 Ridgepoint
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    Infuzzed

    Celebrate National Honey Month with a visit to the honey farm for music, honey tastings, mead tastings, tours, and a Honey Cook-off.
    Sat., Sept. 30, noon-4pm. Free, $30 for cook-off tastings.
    Navasota
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    Learn to Farm

    Farmshare Austin's Farmer Starter program is an immersive training program on a working, certified organic, diversified vegetable farm designed to provide aspiring farmers with the essential skills and training needed to manage a sustainable farming business. Get more info and apply online.
    Applications due Oct. 1
    Apply online
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    Los Verdes Watch Party: Austin FC vs. Colorado

    Cheer Austin FC to a victory against Colorado with supporters group Los Verdes at likely one of the last watch parties till next season. Family-friendly, with a full kitchen.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 7:30pm. Free.
    Fast Friends Beer Company, 7313 N. I-35
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    MusicFest

    Two days of music in Robinson Park along the Llano River headlined by Shinyribs and Roger Creager.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 29-30
    Llano
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    NAMIWalks

    NAMI Central Texas presents its largest mental health awareness and fundraising event of the year,vcelebrating mental health recovery, letting community members know they are not alone, and honoring the memory of loved ones lost to suicide.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 7:30am-noon
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    Night Golf

    A nighttime shotgun-style nine-hole round made more fun and challenging with glow-in-the-dark balls.
    Thu.-Sat., 6-9:30pm. $20.  
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    North Loop Pop Up

    Shop dozens of small businesses offering vintage clothing and decor, art, jewelry, plants, records, and lots more, plus a vinyl set from Tropicana Joe.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 10am-4pm. Free.
    Beardbrand, 1000 E. 51st
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    Paws on Chicon Doggy and Cat Drag Show

    A "fur-tastic" fashion show where drag queens and pets perform in glam outfits. Plus over 50 vendors, food, music, and raffle gift baskets valed at $75 or higher. Funds raised through raffle tickets go to Out Youth and Roland Silly Goose Crew.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 11am-3pm. Free.  
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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Pumpkin Nights

    Venture along a half-mile walking path, where you’ll discover fantastical installations built using thousands of hand-carved real and artificial pumpkins. The celebration continues with entertainment and games in the Village festival area.
    Sept. 21-Oct. 30. $14-26; kids 3 and under, free.  
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    Seconds Sale at Feats of Clay Pottery

    Every artist holds their work to a certain standard, and some of that work doesn't make the cut. But beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so find your treasure at this special sale.
    Sat., Sept. 30, noon-5pm. Free.
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    Slow Fashion Festival

    A three-day event cultivating connection, community, and awareness around the slow fashion movement includes activations, panels, a market, an art gallery, and fashion show.
    Fri.-Sun., Sept. 29-Oct. 1. $10-50.
    Factory on 5th, 3409 E. Fifth
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    State Fair of Texas

    There’s nothing like the excitement of one of the largest fairs in the country with inventive fried foods, great music, a thrilling midway, and interesting displays.
    Fri., Sept. 29-Sun., Oct. 22
    Dallas
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    Talkin' With Texans

    Get registered to vote and tell local community leaders in the Democratic Party how you would like to be heard come election time this November.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 7-9pm  
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    Texas State Parks Photo Contest

    Capture your adventures at Texas State Parks. Explore a new trail, discover a cool critter, or catch an awesome sunset, then submit your pics or tag them on social media (#TexasStateParks and #TexasParks100) to win parks passes or H-E-B gift cards.
    Deadline: Nov. 27  
    Submit online
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    Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival

    Two dozen Texas authors present their works, sell books, and sign autographs at the book festival that covers a wide range of genres.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 29-30. Free.
    Giddings
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    The 39 Steps

    Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. This two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, with over 150 zany characters played by a ridiculously talented cast of four.
    Fri.-Sun., Sept. 22-Oct. 8  
    Navasota
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    Virtual & In-Person Zumba

    Join It's Time Texas for a dynamic and exciting dance workout set to Latin and international music.
    Saturdays, 10-11am (no class Nov. 25). Free, but RSVP.
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    Volunteer Builders Welcome at Habitat for Humanity

    Austin Habitat for Humanity is seeking volunteers age 18 and up in their construction program to assist in building six new homes in Northeast Austin, with shifts Saturdays and weekdays through December.
    Ongoing
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    Woom Showroom

    Bring in any bike or scooter for donation and get a credit for a new Woom bike, and all trade-ins will be donated to the Yellow Bike Project.
    Sat., Sept. 30, 9am-noon. Free.
    Woom Bikes USA HQ, 8301 Springdale #800
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    Yoga at Republic Square Park

    Welcome the weekend with a balancing and renewing yoga class surrounded by the beautiful views of Downtown. Come early or stay late to explore the SFC market.
    Saturdays, 11am. Free.  
Ongoing
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    WIC Mobile Unit

    Resources and info about Austin Public Health’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program for qualifying pregnant women, new mothers, and young children.
    Check online for current schedule. Free.  
    Various locations

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