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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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    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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    Bioblitz Bingo

    Pease Park Conservancy offers an opportunity to discover new species, help collect biodiversity data, earn prizes, and learn more about Pease Park through an interactive discovery lesson.
    Sun., Oct. 15, 10-11:30am. Free.  
    Pease Park, Live Oak Meadow, 2208 Parkway
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    Blowcomotion's Fifth Birthday Party

    Celebrating half a decade as "Austin's one and only community learning brass band" and the group's official city declaration of "Blowcomotion Day" with an all-ages blowout with plenty of music, a silent auction, and more to benefit music education and outreach.
    Sun., Oct. 15, 5-9pm. $10 suggested donation.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Creek Open Mic

    See comedians try out their newest material, and if you'd like to sign up, send your full name to [email protected].
    Sundays, 8pm. Free with RSVP; $5 at the door.  
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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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