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    ACL Music Festival 2018

    In 2002, two Austin institutions – the long-running public television music showcase, Austin City Limits, and the city’s beloved, 351-acre Zilker Park – combined forces for the first ACL Festival. Thanks to homegrown mega promoters C3 Presents, they’ve been making sweet music together ever since.
    Oct. 5-7 & 12-14  
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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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      #1012Movement's Dance Upon Injustice

      #1012Movement seeks to increase awareness of human trafficking, and how to eradicate it. They are hosting this dance-athon to benefit organizations working directly with exploited victims.
      Fri., Oct. 12, 9pm. Free; donations encouraged.  
      Northwest Fellowship Church, 13427 Pond Springs Rd.
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      American Timepiece Austin

      Learn more about the world of horology with vendors and info sessions. Check out some new and used timepieces along with tools and other equipment. Reserve a spot now; time's a tickin'.
      Fri.-Sat., Oct. 12-13. Free.  
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      Bethany Lutheran Pumpkin Patch

      Tis the season to take a stroll through the pumpkin patch. Leave time to explore the photo ops, storytelling sessions, and activity stations.
      Daily, Oct. 12-31. Free.
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      Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm

      Get down to the farm for deals on pumpkins & gourds, free hayrides, a corn maze, scarecrow stuffing, and more.
      Sept. 22-Nov. 4. Free.
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      Frida Friday ATX October

      This monthly marketplace supports alternative economies and self-identified Womyn of Color artists, makers, and entrepreneurs. Come on out for food, music, art, and more.
      Fri., Oct. 12, 6-10pm. Free.
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      Ghost Walk Austin

      Meet Downtown and take a tour of Austin's most ghoulish places while hearing tales of murder, mystery, and unrequited love.
      Thursdays-Saturdays (and some Wednesdays), 8pm. $20, adults; $10, kids 10 and under.  
      242 W. Second
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      Ghosts on the Square Tours

      These tours hosted by the Williamson Museum are offered every half hour and get spookier as the start time gets later.
      Fri.-Sat., Oct. 12-13 & 26-27, 7:30-9pm. $15-20.
      Georgetown Main Street
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      Haunted Ghost Trails

      This year's theme is Victorian Gothic Trails of Terror – expect the ghost of Edgar Allan Poe reading from "The Raven." Choose from three spooky trails; stick around for ghost stories, fortune tellers, and food & drink.
      Fri.-Sat., Oct. 19-20 & 26-27, 7-11pm. $15.  
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      Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

      Nightly Spirits Ghost Tours

      The two-and-a-half-hour tours begin at the upstairs bar of the paranormal-laden Buffalo Billiards and visit three more ghostly pubs: Russian House, the Gatsby, and Waller Creek.
      Fridays & Saturdays, 8:30pm (plus Halloween night, 7:30pm). $25.  
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      Nightmare on Gibson Street

      Stay spooked all month long at Gibson Street Bar, with DJ sets and special cocktails, including a dry ice punchbowl.
      Fridays & Saturdays in October
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      Nightmare on Jail Hill Haunted House

      The Georgetown jailhouse (operating from 1889-1990) has been featured on Ghost Hunters and is probably really haunted because, as we know, nothing good happens in those places. All proceeds benefit the Brown Santa program.
      Fri.-Sat., Oct. 12-13 & 19-20, 7-11pm. $5-25.
      Georgetown Main Street
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      Pawfest

      Bring your pet for a costume contest and other activities. Adoptable dogs from the WilCo shelter will be on-site; and they're taking donations of food and supplies.
      Fri., Oct. 12, 4-6pm. Free.
      Poet's Walk Round Rock, 4050 Sunrise Rd., Round Rock
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      Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park

      Romp around some spooky woods at one of the largest Halloween attractions in the state. Sitting on 20 acres, the campus includes four haunted houses, along with a cafe, beers on tap, space for live music, vendors, fortune tellers, a witches' bonfire, and more.
      Weekends, Sept. 15-Nov. 2  
      149 Split Rail Ln., Smithville
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      Summer Crush

      Beats by DJ Kurupt & Buck Rogers and special cocktails on the WET Deck from Memorial Day to Halloween.
      Fridays, noon-9pm, through October. $10.  
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      The Witch Within: Engaging the Dark Feminine

      The Jung Society of Austin hosts a presentation with Victoria Shackelford.
      Fri., Oct. 12, 7-9pm. $12-20.
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      VOLUME

      In an effort to preserve women's histories in Texas, #bossbabesATX and Chulita Vinyl Club will accept donations of vinyl, zines, and prints from the community. Drop off items at any upcoming #bossbabesATX event between now and Nov. 15. You can also schedule a drop-off by emailing thebabes@bossbabes.org.
      Through Nov. 15. Free.
      605 N. Edward Gary St., San Marcos
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