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  • KUT/KUTX & Downtown Austin Alliance Present the Sing-Along & Holiday Stroll

    Join KUT, KUTX & the Downtown Austin Alliance for their 29th Annual Tree Lighting, Sing-Along and Stroll. Let’s ring in the holidays together. This free family-friendly event is on Congress Avenue between 9th and 11th streets and features artisan vendors, food trucks, photos with Santa and more. The Holiday Stroll is the perfect way to kick of your holiday season!
    Sat. Dec. 2, 5pm-9pm  
    Downtown Austin
  • Graham Reynolds Ruins the Holidays

    Don't miss composer and bandleader Graham Reynolds as he burns down the house with his raucous, minor key versions of your holiday favorites along with several special guests! Tickets on sale now.
    Dec. 8-9  
    Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center
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  • Community

    Civic Events

    November 2022 General Election

    Vote anywhere you see a "Vote Here/Vote Aquí" sign, and learn about what's on the ballot at austinchronicle.com/elections. Need help getting to the polls? Capital Metro is waiving all fares on election day, including bus, rail, and pickup services, and bike rental service MetroBike is free with the code BIKETOVOTE2022. Lyft is offering half-price rides to the polls with the code VOTE22. You can also request a ride from RideShare2Vote.com. Remember: If you're in line by 7pm, you are allowed to vote. Learn more about voting rights here.
    Election day: Tue., Nov. 8  
    Travis County
  • Arts

    Theatre

    The Austin Séance

    Join natty necromancers Albert Lucio and Jake Cordero of the Austin Séance as they take over the Vortex's Pony Shed to 1) demonstrate tools used by working mediums and 2) use those tools in modern re-creations of old-time séances. We say: This gig is smart, much more hip than hokey, and just right for the demon-haunted holiday weekend.
    Oct. 27-31. Thu., 7:15pm; Fri.-Sat., 7:15 & 9:30pm; Sun.-Mon., 7:15pm. $30.  
  • Arts

    Classical Music

    ACG Live at the Rosette: SoloDuo

    Austin Classical Guitar presents a concert by Italian guitarists Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli.
    Oct. 29-30. Sat., 4:30 & 8pm; Sun., 4:30pm. $35-75.  
    3908 Avenue B #116
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Art from the Streets: 30th Anniversary Show

    Head over to the Blue Genie space this weekend and shop original art and support people experiencing homelessness in Austin: 95% of the proceeds from sales at this exhibition of diverse and unique creations go directly to the artist.
    Sat.-Sun., 11am-5pm, Oct. 29-30. Free to attend.  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    AusPop: Fall Fundraiser

    This fundraiser for the Austin Museum of Popular Culture features a taco dinner with live music from Al Staehely, door prizes, a thoroughly Austintatious silent auction (of vintage music posters, vintage T-shirts, gift baskets from Antones Records and Ruta Maya Coffee, vintage jewelry, and more), and a raffle for two nights in Big Bend.
    Sun., Oct. 30, 6-10pm. $25-125.  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Austin Film Festival

    AFF's fest and writers conference is a must for anyone wanting to be a screenwriter, TV writer, playwright, or podcaster. A range of tickets are available, from film passes to student badges to all-access badges, for the hundreds of films, TV premieres, parties, and informative panels.
    Oct. 27-Nov. 3. $70-680.  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Casta

    Salvage Vanguard Theater presents Adrienne Dawes' new play – an immersive performance that features puppets by Julia Smith and original music by Graham Reynolds – as inspired by Mexican casta paintings that depict the mixing of races in colonial Latin America. Look: A wealthy patron commissions an apprentice to paint a casta series, but the portraits come to life and revolt. Performances (an excellent cast, directed by JKJK) will take place in the Rapaport Atrium of the Blanton Museum's glorious venue.
    Oct. 27, 29-30. All shows: 2pm. $5-12 (free on Thursdays).  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

    The Neo-Noir Canon: Part I: An underappreciated gem set in 1948 L.A., about a World War II vet (Washington) who becomes entangled in a political scandal after being hired to find a missing woman (Beals).
    Sun., Oct. 30, 4pm  
  • Community

    Sports

    MLS Playoffs: Austin FC vs. Los Angeles FC

    Austin FC is in it to win it, y'all! They head to L.A. for the Western Conference finals, and there'll be plenty of places to watch with other fans around town. Check the Austin FC Pub Club list to find official partners who'll be showing the game, and we've also heard about watch parties at Celis Brewery and Rain on Fourth. Tune in on ABC or ESPN3.
    Sun., Oct. 30, 2pm
  • Community

    Kids

    Rosita y Conchita

    A charming bilingual play based on the award-winning children's book by Erich Haeger and Eric González about two sisters trying to reunite on the Day of the Dead.
    Sun., Oct. 30, 11am & 1pm. $15-20.  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Slaughterhouse II

    This show "explores the trans-feminine through the queens and succubi that live within the world of The Inferno where pain is perverted into pleasure and pleasure into pain," via a night of cinema, poetry, and theatre, featuring Slaughterhouse originator Raphaella the Swan with Alexis Lepore and Sarah Lynn.
    Sun., Oct. 30, 9pm. $15-47.
  • Community

    Sports

    Texas Stars

    Vs. Grand Rapids Griffins.
    Oct. 29-30. Sat., 7pm; Sun., 5pm  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    The Contemporary Austin: The Very 'Rary

    The Contemporary Austin hosts their first-ever family-friendly fundraiser, a magical afternoon filled with artmaking and adventures with local artists and entertainers, all to benefit contemporary art experiences for local K-12 students. They'll be taking over the lawns, woods, and shoreline of Laguna Gloria, bringing creative opportunities and wonderment to all.
    Sun., Oct. 30, 1-5pm. $30 (free, ages 5 and younger).  
  • Community

    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Trick-or-Treat With Pigs

    A unique opportunity to get and give treats – you can bring treats from a preapproved list or pick up some of the provided produce to hand out to the pigs of the rescue as you learn about these magical animals. Dress up for the costume contest!
    Sun., Oct. 30, 1-4pm
    Central Texas Pig Rescue; address in Smithville provided with ticket
  • Community

    Events

    Uncommon Flea

    Uncommon Objects' big backyard is transformed into a dynamic marketplace for all things vintage, found and made. Come join the fun and feast on the bargains!
    Last Sundays, 10am-3pm  
  • Music

    Velvet Crown Collective: Halloween Haus w/ Sa'd, Moodie B Trublz, BLakchyl, Hollow Earth Theory, Cooley Fly, Rumuzik, Nez Tha Villain, Toolman

    Incisive poet Blakchyl and storytelling-heavy emcee Nez Tha Villain highlight the local creative collective’s Halloween bash.
    Sun., Oct. 30, 9pm. $10 advance tickets. $20 at door; $15 at door if wearing costume.  
  • Food

    Food Events

    Wine & Swine

    Tell you what, citizen. There's no Sunday afternoon like a Sunday afternoon filled with all manner of tasty wines from Texas and roasted pigs from some of the best chefs in the Lone Star State – and this is that afternoon, as the Texas Food & Wine Alliance presents the 11th annual Wine & Swine celebration, replete with live-fire cooking and delicious dishes from the likes of the Fairmont's Jakub Czyszczon, Philip Speer & Christina Currier of Comedor, Jack Gilmore of Jack Allen's Kitchen, 1417 French Bistro's Kyle Mulligan, Intero's Krystal Craig, Laila Bazahm of Eberly, and more. Yes, there are celeb chefs coming up from San Antone and Houston, too. Yes, there's a whole Lockhart Takeover gonna happen in the midst of this shindig. And, beveragewise, it's all very wine-forward, of course – but there will also be much craft beer and artisinally distilled spirits in the mix, too.
    Sun., Oct. 30, 2-5pm. $95-175.  
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