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  • Pop!

    Turn up the festive vibes at ZACH's new holiday sing-along party, POP! This pop-up party is a wild mix of holiday classics and the hottest hits of Taylor Swift, NSYNC, Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Wham!, The Beatles, and more! Toast with date-night cocktails at a cabaret table for two, or reserve a whole row for your crew. POP!'s musical hosts will guide you through the show, making each night a unique, make-it-your-own of fun.
    Dec. 8-31  
    ZACH Theatre
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    AfroTech Conference

    The largest Black tech conference of the year offers connections with a global community of 20,000+ Black tech innovators, dynamic programming on emerging trends, networking opportunities with industry leaders, and conversations with top tech recruiters. U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, songwriter and producer Timbaland, and multitalented artist Issa Rae are just a few of the luminaries scheduled to speak.
    Wed.-Sun., Nov. 1-5  
    Various Downtown locations
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    Visual Arts

    Austin Studio Tour: ACC Arts and Digital Media

    Austin Community College opens their vast Eastside complex to allow exploration of their impressive resources for the Austin Studio Tour, highlighting all the arts and digital media programs – with an emphasis on the art department, jewelry department, and ACC art galleries. This everbusy place is a vibrant epicenter of learning as well as display, and highly recommended.
    Sat.-Sun., Nov. 4-5 & 11-12  
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    Barton Creek Farmers Market

    A great selection of local farmers bringing fabulous pastured meats, eggs, dairy, vegetables, and fruits, plus prepared-food vendors, artisans, bakers, and of course, live music.
    Sundays, 9am-1pm. Free.  
    4805 Hwy. 290 W., Sunset Valley (Kohl's parking lot)
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    Civic Events

    Blue Action SW Austin Monthly Meeting

    Southwest Austinites can join a monthly meeting with the Democratic group.
    First Sundays, 2-4pm, except Sept. (second Sunday)  
    Travis County Community Center at Oak Hill, 8656 SH 71
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    Community Hours at Thinkery

    Thinkery provides admission by donation as part of its Open Door Initiative, created to give every child a chance to explore STEAM concepts and develop a lifelong love of learning, regardless of means.
    Sundays, 3-5pm; Tuesdays, 3-7pm  
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    Dungeons & Dragons Night

    Pinballz offers themed rooms, tavern music, an interactive drink menu, and more to help immerse you in the campaign experience.
    Sundays, 6pm-close  
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    Out of Town

    Fossil Fest

    This is your chance to play with some old bones and maybe learn something new about dinosaurs.
    Sat.-Sun., Nov. 4-5, 9am-5pm. $2-3.
    Round Rock
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    Free Vaccine Clinics

    Help limit the spread of nasty viruses as holiday travel ramps up. Find a list of free vaccine clinics and other health info on the city's site.
    Ongoing
    Various locations
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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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    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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    Sports

    Grounded Yoga

    Start your Sunday with a restoration of body, mind, and soul. Mats, towels, and water provided.
    Sundays, 10am. Free, but RSVP.  
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    Guided Breathwork & Journaling

    Weekly guided breathwork sessions incorporate lunar and solar cycles, card readings, Kundalini, journaling, and more, and are led by Margaret, who has studied around the world and is a trained midwife, birth & postpartum doula, Reiki master, registered yoga teacher, and kinesiologist.
    Sundays, 7:30pm. Donations appreciated.  
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    H-E-B Free First Sunday

    Explore the story of Texas through three floors of exhibits showcasing artifacts from around the state.
    First Sundays, 10am-5pm. Free.  
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    Sports

    Mission Foods Austin SpeedTour

    Vintage race car enthusiasts won't want to miss the last stop on SVRA's 2023 tour.
    Fri.-Sun., Nov. 3-5  
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    Texas Farmers' Market Fall Silent Auction Fundraiser

    The market's annual auction is back with an incredible list of items to bid on, from gift cards to beloved local restaurants and Austin gems to cooking classes and camps for kids. Proceeds support the org, its Ag Producer Support Fund, and BIPOC Farmer Scholarship.
    Through Nov. 19  
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    Out of Town

    Texas Furniture Makers Show

    The annual statewide competition features the functional art of the finest custom furniture makers in Texas.
    Nov. 2-Dec. 15
    Kerrville
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    Out of Town

    Texas Renaissance Festival

    From the cannon blast to announce the opening of the gates to the evening fireworks, the kingdom offers a day of merriment, shopping, and dining on the finest food in the realm.
    Weekends, Oct. 7-Nov. 26, plus Fri., Nov. 24
    Todd Mission
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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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    The 48th Annual Garage & Estate Sale

    This annual sale gives attendees a unique opportunity to purchase from tens of thousands of items at bargain prices, with items ranging from jewelry and children’s clothing to tools and vintage collectibles, so there’s something for everyone. A ticketed preview party kicks it off Nov. 1, 7pm.
    Fri.-Sun., Nov. 3-5
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    Nightlife & Parties

    The Front Market

    The Front Market hosts their three-weekend market featuring over 170 Texas-based women & LGBTQ makers, DJ sets by local talents, and workshops like the Austin Studio Tour/FFTX/Ani's Art Gallery show Homecoming, live embroidery with Soul Studio, Drag 'n' Drag with Brigitte Bandit, Skechers Club, and Queer Figure Drawing Club, and much more.
    Sat. & Sun., Nov. 18-19, 11am-5pm
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    Sports

    Virtual Fitness Classes With It's Time Texas

    No matter where you are, ITT has you covered with free virtual classes from cardio and kickboxing to yoga and Zumba. Check out the calendar online for the full range of options and make a date for fitness.
    Free.
    Virtual
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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
Ongoing
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    Civic Events

    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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