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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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