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  • 43rd Annual Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

    Enjoy 5 stages of live music- Oompah at its Best, All Weekend, kids area, artisans, food concessionaires, cold beverages, stein hoisting, family lederhosen and dirndl, waltz and polka contests! Family festive fun, all weekend!
    Oct. 6-8  
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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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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Bat City Scaregrounds

    A fully immersive, multi-acre entertainment complex dedicated to all things Halloween, with three highly detailed haunted houses, live music, Vegas-style performances, seasonal food, and a dark market with 10 vendors.
    Sept. 29-Oct. 31. Open select Thu.-Sun. evenings and Halloween  
    Bat City Scaregrounds, 14101 South Turnersville Rd., Buda
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    Bedpost Confessions

    The x-rated for-real storytelling sensation is back! Now with stories by Elsie Maxwell, Karmel Poet, Nell Seiler, and Ebony Stewart – with lyra entertainment by Ickymuffin. As always, attendees have the chance to submit their own confessions to be read aloud to the audience.
    Fri.-Sat., Oct. 13-14, 8pm. $40.  
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Beginnings: Stories in Fused Glass

    This is a group show of fused glass by Texas artists, hosted by Helios Fused Glass Studio and curated by Kari Minnick, Malina Cipleu, and Kristine Shafer.
    Opening reception: Sat., Oct. 7, 2-5pm
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    Visual Arts

    Butridge Gallery: Boxed In

    Jacob Guzman depicts people of color and aspects of daily inner-city working-class struggles, inspired by his personal experiences and resistance to stereotypes and comparisons,
    Oct. 6-Nov. 4  
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    Chronicles of an Indigenous Offspring

    Inspired by James Baldwin's Notes of a Native Son and Ta-Nehisi Coates' Between the World and Me, Zell Miller III uses hip-hop culture, jazz aesthetics movement, and spoken word to weave an authentic tapestry offering a picture of what it means to be a person of color in this Southern city. This new show is "a therapeutic exhale that documents growing up Black in Austin, Texas," and "a love letter to cultural landmarks that have been erased from the city's consciousness, Chronicles also exposes the city's dark past. Famed photographer Ivan Millers's black-and-white images create a striking visual environment, and Miller's longtime musical collaborator Thomas "Hitman" Wheeler on percussion creates a funky sonic landscape.
    Oct. 12-Nov. 4. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $21-28 (pay what you can, Thursdays).  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Friday the 13th (1980)

    Panic at the Paramount: What's a more perfect opener for the Panic at the Paramount series than Friday the 13th on Friday the 13th? Be sure to stop by the Chronicle table at the screening to pick up some swag and copies of our latest issue, and enter to win a pair of tickets here.
    Fri., Oct. 13, 7pm  
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    Visual Arts

    Link & Pin Gallery: Chroma + Lux

    The name of this show derives from "chroma," from the Greek "khrōma" meaning color, and "lux," from Latin, meaning "light." Now artists Larry Akers and Janet Brooks bring the two together in an exciting intersection of styles, methods, and materials.
    Opening reception: Thu., Oct. 5, 6-8pm
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Panic at the Paramount

    If you’re looking for 100% pure Halloween vibes, the Paramount is the place to be this spooky season. This year’s all-killer no-filler film lineup includes genre legends like Friday the 13th and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, instant classics Pearl and X, family fave Hocus Pocus, and more, all on the big screen in the historic theatre.
    Oct. 13-15, 19 & 23  
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    Sordid Lives

    Austin Rainbow Theatre presents their inaugural production: Del Shores’ raucous Texas comedy about "about accepting our loved ones for who they are," starring nationally acclaimed drag entertainer and local celebrity Nadine Hughes as Brother Boy. Directed by Christopher Preslar.
    Oct. 6-14. Thu.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $20.  
  • Community


    Texas Stars

    The hockey team opens the season with two games against Tucson Roadrunners.
    Fri.-Sat., Oct. 13-14, 7pm  
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    Tina Fey & Amy Poehler: Restless Leg Tour

    Comedy icons, writers, producers, actresses, and Saturday Night Live alumni Amy Poehler and Tina Fey bring their first-ever live tour together to Bass Concert Hall.
    Oct. 12-15. Thu.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 4 & 7:30pm; Sun., 5pm. $79.50 and up.  
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    Visual Arts

    Wally Workman Gallery: Continuum

    The painter Sarah Ferguson's new exhibition is an artistic journey delving into the profound connection between life, death, and the mysteries beyond. Through a harmonious interplay of finespun colors, shifting planes, and symbolic use of gold, her intention is to inspire viewers to delve into the enigmatic realms of existence and contemplate the patterns and milestones that govern our collective journey.
    Opening reception: Sat., Oct. 7, 6-8pm
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    Out of Town

    Welcome Home Fest

    The Kerrville Folk Festival Foundation presents four days of music at the Quiet Valley Ranch, including live performances from Adrianne Lenker, Kinky Friedman, Sir Woman, Kimya Dawson, Corook, and more. Tickets also include prime viewing for the annular eclipse and on-site camping.
    Oct. 12-15  
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    Visual Arts

    Women & Their Work: Eye Moon Cocoon

    Virginia L. Montgomery's new solo exhibition is a surrealist thought-experiment about the philosophical praxis of atomic healing, featuring new video art, sound art, performance photographs, and sculptural objects that interweave psychoanalytic, mythological, and scientific textures.
    Opening reception: Sat., Oct. 7, 7-9 pm
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