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    2023 Legacy Business Month

    Preservation Austin's inaugural Legacy Business Month is designed to encourage Austinites to celebrate and support the institutions that define so much of Austin’s culture. Pick up a passport to guide your way through 13 local businesses that have been in operation for 20 years or more, such as Peter Pan Mini-Golf, the Paramount Theatre, and Cisco’s, and show your love to some of Austin's most iconic treasures.
    Oct. 1-30. Free.  
    Passports available at BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar; Zilker Taproom, 1701 E. Sixth
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    Austin City Limits Music Festival

    Three days of live music on several stages, all of Austin's fave foods, and lots of fun activities around the park make for an exhausting but exhilarating and unforgettable experience. Single-day and full-weekend passes are available, now with a layaway option. Read more as the fest approaches at austinchronicle.com/music.
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 6-8 & 13-15. $170 and up.  
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    Austin International Folk Dancers

    Join AIFD for an evening of dances from around the world with no experience or partner required.
    Fridays, 7-9:45pm. $5 (under 18, free).
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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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    Poke the Bear

    This comedy show lets the audience roast the comics on a notecard they will read onstage, and best roast for each round wins a drink.
    Fri., Oct. 13, 11pm. $15.
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    Taco’bout a Deal!

    We Are Blood partners with Torchy's Tacos to offer vouchers for a free taco when you donate blood.
    Oct. 1-15
    We Are Blood donation centers and mobile drives
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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 Art of Surviving State Violence

    Join Texas After Violence Project for an evening celebrating the 2023 Visions After Violence cohort and their work looking at police brutality in Austin, the realities of incarceration at Hays County jail, and the impact on families by mass-incarcerating women.
    Fri., Oct. 13, 6:30pm  
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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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