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September 2019

WAR REMAINS: DAN CARLIN PRESENTS AN IMMERSIVE MEMORY

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - October 20 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 19, 2019

War Remains, 500 East 5th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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$40

“War Remains” is a category-defining experience from MWM Immersive that uses virtual reality to give audiences a taste of one of the most extreme battlefields in history – The Western Front of the First World War. As educational as it is exhilarating, the experience blends Dan Carlin’s classic narrative style with moments of unfettered combat to bring viewers closer to history than ever before. Physical and virtual elements combine to create a visceral, realistic simulation far more immersive than a…

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Stories to Tell

September 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - February 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 2, 2020

Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Free

The Harry Ransom Center houses some of the world's most significant collections relating to literature, art, photography, film, and the performing arts. More than 42 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs, 1 million rare books, and 100,000 artworks document our cultural history and the creative process. Many stories can be told through the Center's collections. “Stories to Tell” is a rotating exhibition conveying stories of inspiration, innovation, collaboration, and frustration often associated with the creative work of leading writers and artists.…

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Barton Hill Farm’s Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch

September 28 @ 10:00 am - November 3 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 3, 2019

Barton Hill Farms, 1115 FM 969
Bastrop, 78602 United States
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$13.95 – $15.95

Barton Hill Farm’s Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch is a gathering of all those fun fall activities into one place. An incredible pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm animals, backyard games, face paintings, Live music, food and drinks, etc. Set amidst 100-year old Cottonwoods overlooking the Colorado River, Barton Hill Farms is the Fall-Family destination for Central Texans. Located between Bastrop and Austin, Barton Hill Farms is only a short drive from the bustling city life. For five straight weekends this…

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October 2019

Let’s Roam’s Austin Scavenger Hunt: Austin Ghost Hunt

October 16
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

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$11

A tour of the haunted sites in downtown Austin including pubs, hotels, and mansion that will make you never want to leave home! Download the Let’s Roam scavenger hunt app and start exploring today! Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity that anyone can enjoy. Lace up your walking shoes and get ready to experience the city like you never have before. Snap pics, race against the clock, and put your navigation skills to…

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Landmarks Video: October 2019

October 16 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

ART building, 2301 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, 78712
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Free

Landmarks Video presents Ja’Tovia Gary's An Ecstatic Experience, 2015. The work will be on public view daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the ART building atrium, located on the corner of East 23rd Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. Videos are accessible to all and free to view. For more information: https://landmarks.utexas.edu/landmarks-video

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BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements Webinar

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

The BizOpen Orientation Live Webinar provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The objective is to help you identify which processes are relevant to your business location development, and how to navigate the steps in a timely and efficient manner. Material will cover the following: Development Assessment, Land Use and Zoning, Site Plan Review, Building Plans and Permits, and Inspections and Certificate of Occupancy.System Requirements: An internet connection: broadband wired or wireless…

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Test Before You Invest: The Lean Startup Method

$15

This class is designed for people beginning their entrepreneurial journey.  It's most valuable to those interested in starting their own business or who have been in business for less than two years.  Before you invest your time and funding into your small business discover the “lean start-up process” and how it differs from a traditional start-up plan. Determine which process is most appropriate for your business as you develop and test your product with minimal startup costs, informed by your…

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BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements

Free

The BizOpen Orientation provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The objective is to help you identify which processes are relevant to your business location development, and how to navigate the steps in a timely and efficient manner. Material will cover the following: Development Assessment, Land Use and Zoning, Site Plan Review, Building Plans and Permits, and Inspections and Certificate of Occupancy.

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Bethany’s Pumpkin Patch

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Bethany Lutheran Church, 3701 W Slaughter Ln
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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Free admission to patch

Bethany Pumpkin Patch is back! We will be open October 11 through October 31 (if there are enough pumpkins left) from 10am to 7pm (Monday – Saturday) and 9am to 6pm (Sunday).  Come and purchase a pumpkin for a great cause! We will have a massive inventory with various sizes of pumpkins! We will have fun picture opportunities and other items for the families. Free admission to the patch. School field trips available by reservation in advance. For inquiries, please…

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Knife Skills 101

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Con Olio: Bee Cave, 3500 FM 620 S Ste F400, Ste F400
Bee Cave, TX, 78738 United States
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$30

Become comfortable and skilled with the most important cooking tool, the chef knife! Good knife skills makes cooking more fun and efficient. Refine basic knife skills with Chef Rachel Zierzow, a natural foods chef, culinary instructor, and holistic health coach. Practice the fundamental cuts for vegetables—mince, dice, half moons, matchsticks, chiffonade, and more. Learn how to select a knife that is right for you, and tips for keeping your knives sharp. Enjoy a delicious Provençal Vegetable Soup with Basil Pesto…

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Sarofim Fine Arts Gallery Exhibition “Tom Morin: 25”

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until November 12, 2019

Southwestern University Sarofim Art Gallery, E. Rutersville Rd.
Georgetown, 78626
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Free

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts presents an exhibition of photographs by alumnus Tom Morin ’94 in the Sarofim Fine Arts Gallery on the Southwestern University campus.   Tom Morin: 25 is a chronological review of the artist’s work from a mid-career perspective, focusing on three of his photographic series created in the twenty-five years between 1992 and 2017: Metaphor, Remnants, and Service.  In the exhibition catalog, Dr. Therese Mulligan describes the Metaphor series as “the importance…of pictorial representation in which the thing seen is symbolic or…

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Austin Veterans Arts Festival 2019

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2019

AISD Performing Arts Center, 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd
Austin, TX 78723 United States
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Free

A local veterans arts festival, AVA Fest, will be kicking off from October 12 to November 16 in Austin. The festival was created to help raise awareness of veterans suicide and the power of healing through art therapy. Run by a team of veterans, the festival includes events such as art exhibits, musical performances, theater productions, comedy shows, a writer’s conference, a health and wellness conference, and more. AVA Fest encourages the Austin community, including veterans and their families, to…

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Creative Standard: You Are an Organism

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Big Medium, 916 Springdale Road, Building 2, Suite 101
Austin, 78702
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Free

Join us for our October Creative Standard with Jane Hervey of #bossbabesATX. You Are An Organism is a goal-mapping exercise, intended to help attendees identify their own values, mission, resources and needs. Participants will leave this session with the foundational aspects of a strategic plan for their personal and professional pursuits, as well as a framework for making values-based decisions moving forward. Originally from the small town of Rio Hondo, Texas, Jane Hervey is an artist, creative producer and activist,…

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Pumpkin Carving Party

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
EVO Entertainment Group, 3200 Kyle Crossing
Kyle, 78640
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$12

EVO is proud to present its Pumpkin Carving Party to gear up San Antonians and Austinites for Halloween. Tickets include a pumpkin, carving tools, and access to the pumpkin carving area where EVO will be showing Hocus Pocus at 8 pm. Guests 18 and over are invited to enjoy items from the fall menu and those 21 and up can take advantage of specials on pumpkin craft beer. Tickets are $12 and will be available for purchase on October 1…

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Salon at The Parlor

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
the parlor, 4301 W Guadalupe St B
Austin, TX 78751
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Free

The Elisabet Ney Museum in coordination with The Parlor Bar are presenting public lectures from visiting artists, intellectuals, and academics. Next week, on Wednesday, October 16th, @ 7:00 p.m., the Salon will be led by Dr. Mikita Brottman! Free and open to the public, of course! From Maryland Institute College of Art’s Humanistic Studies Dept. Mikita Brottman is a British American non-fiction author, scholar, and psychologist known for her interest in true crime. Her writing blends a number of genres,…

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Music at the Blanton: Ephraim Owens

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Free

Join us for a special performance by renowned Austin-based musician and composer Ephraim Owens! Trumpeter Ephraim Owens is no Austin-native, but the Music Capital has continued to lay claim to the Dallas-born Blues, Gospel, and Jazz (his favorite) musician. While growing up in the Big D, Owens talents were backed by a mother who sung and a father with an ear for the blues. In elementary school, he joined the school band after being pushed by friends. Soon after, church members at his family’s…

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Supervisory Excellence

$35

Supervisory Excellence plays a critical role in any organization's success. The responsibility and accountability of supervising requires a new, improved, or completely different skill set than what you currently have. This course is designed to help you to better understand the full range of management responsibilities, learn what employees and other managers expect of you, and help you assess your management style to make improvements that will help you to achieve personal and professional success. This class is taught by…

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MEET THE MAKER WITH ANTHONY CAMARGO

October 17 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hearth & Soul, 2727 Exposition Blvd
Austin, 78703 United States
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Join us for the relaunch of Anthony Camargo Designs, formerly of Anthony Nak.  Shop his new collection of jewelry pieces and learn more about his work.  Complimentary sips and bites!

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Waterloo Greenway Conservancy Presents Symphony Scare!

Free

Join Waterloo Greenway Conservancyfor a night of frights and delights at the first annual Symphony Scare! Listen to ghastly folktales by bilingual storyteller Carolina Quiroga-Stultz, accompanied by a live performance from the acclaimed composer, Graham Reynolds. Enjoy other activities including a costume contest, onsite food & drink vendors, a writing workshop from Austin Bat Cave, a live bat exhibit from Austin Bat Refuge and other environmental vendors.For more information, visit https://waterloogreenway.org/events/symphony-scare/

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Happiness is a Journey

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Big Medium, 916 Springdale Road, Building 2, Suite 101
Austin, 78702
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Happiness is a Journey chronicles the daily life and art of Bear Lopez, an East Austin resident of 60 years. Artists Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan met Bear at the Austin American Statesman’s printing warehouse where Lopez has been working for over 20 years without a single day off, delivering papers. Throughout his life Bear has been collecting items he comes across—creating shrines at his E 2nd St. residence, in his vehicles, and his work station at the Statesman. Bear’s…

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2019 Austin Heart & Stroke Walk

October 19 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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The Heart Walk is the AHA’s biggest platform to connect with the community, celebrate heart disease & stroke survivors, and honor our volunteers and partners who do so much for our organization. Walk with us on October 19 at the Long Center! Join a team, get involved, and make a difference in our community! 1 mile walk - FREE 5K walk - FREE Timed 5K Run - $50

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Burn & Brunch in 2ND Street District

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

2ND Street District, 214 Guadalupe Street
Austin, 78701 United States
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2ND Street District presents Burn & Brunch with RIDE Indoor Cycling and Taverna Pizzeria and Risotteria! On Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, Sign up for the 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., or 11:30 a.m. class at RIDE Indoor Cycling and get a free mimosa + 15% off one brunch item at Taverna Pizzeria and Risotteria. Brunch will be available until 3 p.m. on Saturday and until 4 p.m. on Sunday. PLUS the first 30 attendees will receive validated parking…

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Shred-a-thon at TruWest Credit Union

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
TruWest Credit Union, 13609 N IH-35, Bldg 4
Austin, 78753
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TruWest Credit Union is offering FREE document shredding on Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Howard Lane branch, located at 13609 N IH-35, Bldg 4, in Austin. For details, visit truwest.org/shredevent. Learn more about TruWest Credit Union at truwest.org.

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Rubies are A Girl’s Best Friend: A Chocolate Tasting Experience

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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October 19, 2019 from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM and October 20, 2019 from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Delysia Chocolatier Culinary Center, 2000 Windy Terrace, Suite 2C
Austin, 78613
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$9.00

Ruby chocolate- the latest innovation that has revolutionized chocolate’s culinary culture- is making an exclusive debut at Delysia Chocolatier’s brand new, elevated tasting experience: SAVOR.  Explore the array of aromatic and flavor profiles that enhance gourmet chocolate with our guided and immersive approach to tasting Delysia’s artisanal handcrafted confections.  In celebration of being the first chocolatier in the United States to introduce natural ruby chocolate truffles, Delysia Chocolatier is debuting an exclusive chocolate tasting showcasing the versatility and beauty of…

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Fall Community Ice Cream Social

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
lenoir, 1807 South 1st Street
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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For the 4th year in a row, Lenoir and Lick Honest Ice Creams are celebrating community by turning the spotlight on Becker Elementary Schools’ organic and educational non-profit gardening program, the Becker Green Classroom on SATURDAY, October 19th from 1-4 pm at Lenoir's Wine Garden. There will be ICE CREAM to lick, wine, beer and cider to sip, and snacks to eat. Proceeds from Lick's ice cream, the silent auction & raffle, and a portion of Lenoir's beverage sales will…

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