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October 19
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Until Oct. 31
Austin, TX United States + Google Map

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Grade Potential Tutoring Halloween Costume Recycling Drive

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until Nov. 17
Austin, TX United States + Google Map
Free

Help Under Privileged Children Have Fun this Halloween! Grade Potential Tutoring is currently organizing their annual Halloween Costume Recycling Drive! Grade Potential is gathering used (and new) costumes from the community that will then be distributed to local children in Foster Care, who otherwise would not enjoy wearing a costume this Halloween. “Many families in the community have old costumes that their children have either outgrown or will not wear again because they want to be something different this year…

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Comanche Motion: The Art of Eric Tippeconnic

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until Jan. 1
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$9 – $13

Experience the dynamic nature of Comanche culture through the paintings of Comanche artist and historian Eric Tippeconnic. Filled with symbolism and meaning, Tippeconic's paintings are rich with history and the unbroken connection the Comanche people have with their roots. The artwork is juxtaposed with Comanche artifacts to provide historical context and underscore Tippeconnic's inspiration for the paintings. Engage with the symbolism and meaning in each painting through hands-on interactives for all ages, including a symbol scavenger hunt, a pattern-making activity…

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Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until Jan. 6
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Free with museum admission

Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design showcases the work of over 120 artists and designers and illustrates how African design accompanies and fuels economic, social, and political change in the continent. Through sculpture, prints, fashion, furniture, film, photography, apps, maps, digital comics, and more, the exhibition presents Africa as a hub of experimentation that generates innovative design approaches and solutions with worldwide relevance. Organized by the Vitra Design Museum and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Making Africa focuses on a generation of entrepreneurs, thinkers, and designers from…

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Wangechi Mutu: The End of eating Everything

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until Nov. 25
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Free with museum admission

Wangechi Mutu’s animated video The End of eating Everything features the singer Santigold as a post-apocalyptic being hovering in a darkened sky. Her bulbous, tumor-like body, covered in human limbs and machine parts, throbs and emits plumes of smoke as she greedily devours a flock of birds. Mutu’s monstrous creation suggests the destructive—and ultimately self-imposed—nature of our drive to consume. This video is shown in conjunction with the exhibition Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, on view in our Butler Gallery from October 14,…

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Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until Jan. 6
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Free

See works by celebrated American artist Ed Ruscha, including photographs and sketches related to his landmark artist’s books, such as Twentysix Gasoline Stations (1963), Various Small Fires and Milk (1964), Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass (1968), and more. Discover Ruscha’s persistent engagement with the artifacts of American popular culture, the iconography of the road, and the manufactured romance of Hollywood. Open daily and late on Thursdays with tours every day at noon. Free 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday,…

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Austin Trail Rides at White Fences Equestrian Center

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until March 31, 2019

White Fences Equestrian Center, 10908 Jones Rd
Manor, 78653 United States
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$85

Imagine horseback riding through migrating monarch butterflies and bluebonnets. Stopping to watch red-tailed hawks flying above you as you rest under oak trees. With miles of trails through rolling hills and forest trails, you can experience the beauty of rural Texas. You’ll have the joy of connecting with nature from aboard a gentle and experienced horse. Guided group trail rides are available at our Manor location, just 15 minutes from downtown Austin. Rides are generally held to a walking or…

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Pumpkin Patch

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Until Oct. 31
United Christian Church, 3500 W. Parmer Ln
Austin, TX 78727 United States
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Free

Pumpkins are the stars of the show at the United Christian Church Pumpkin Patch from October 13-31 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (we open at 10:00 am on Saturdays and Sundays).  Come get your fall pictures made with a special backdrop.  There will a storytime each Wednesday at 11:00 am and each child attending will receive a small pumpkin.  On Saturday, October 27, at 5:00 pm, we will host a Trunk or Treat event with a costume parade at…

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Framing Eugène Atget: Photography and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Paris

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until Dec. 2
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Eugène Atget trained his lens on the city and people of Paris for nearly four decades. The resulting photographic archive presents an enigmatic portrait of an evolving metropolis at the dawn of the twentieth century. This exhibition pairs over thirty photographs, printed from Atget’s glass plate negatives, with etchings, engravings, and lithographs by other artists to highlight photography’s role as a new medium of illustration in popular print media, architectural documentation, and the reproduction of artworks. Organized by Taylor Bradley,…

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Parade of Homes™ presented by the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Austin

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2018

Mirabella at Travisso, 3937 Veneto Circle
Leander, 78641
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$13 – $75

The Parade of Homes™ is an annual event presented by the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Austin showcasing the newest trends in construction, building design, interior decor and landscaping in one of the country’s most vibrant real estate communities. The 2018 Parade of Homes™ is located at Mirabella at Travisso. Travisso is known for having Italian-inspired homes, spectacular views and a luxurious lifestyle. The release of the Custom Collection at Travisso now allows home buyers who want a true custom experience…

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Wagyu & Wine at The Capital Grille

October 19 @ 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Until Nov. 18
The Capital Grille, 117 W 4th Street
Austin, TX, 78701
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$25

Burger and wine pairings are back in season at The Capital Grille with the return of Wagyu & Wine, a gourmet twist on America's classic burger paired with luxurious wine selections from the Antinori family, now in its 26th generation. The highly anticipated event invites guests to experience one of three hand-crafted Wagyu burgers paired with an Antinori family wine, hand-selected by The Capital Grille’s Advanced Sommelier Brian Phillips at $25

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W Austin Presents SUMMER CRUSH // Every Friday 12 pm – Sunset

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every Friday
W Austin WET Deck, 200 Lavaca Street
Austin, 78701
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$10

Kick start your weekends at WET Deck with live beats by DJ Kurupt & Buck Rogers while staying hydrated with exclusive summertime cocktails. Tickets are $10 for non-guests and are complimentary for guests of W Austin. Cash is not accepted at the door.

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Kelly & Prints

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff.

Join us for a close look at Kelly’s six-decades long printmaking practice with the author of The Prints of Ellsworth Kelly: A Catalogue Raisonné and Richard H. Axsom, Senior Curator Emeritus, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin. This event will take place in our Capitol Room, located across the plaza in our Smith building, and is free with museum admission. Everyone is welcome to bring lunch.  Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.…

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El Naranjo Hosts Dia De Muertos Exhibit

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Until Nov. 30
El Naranjo, 85 Rainey St
Austin, 78701
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Free

El Naranjo will be hosting Lesley Bradstreet’s Dia De Muertos exhibit through the end of November. The launch of the exhibition will be celebrated Thursday, October 16th with complimentary light bites and tequila cocktails. Lesley’s photos, captured in Oaxaca, Mexico, will be on display and available for purchase.

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The UMLAUF Prize Exhibition: Slippery Clump by Shanie Tomassini

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Until Nov. 4
Austin, TX United States + Google Map
Free – $5.00

UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum presents The UMLAUF Prize Exhibition: Slippery Clump by Shanie Tomassini Sept. 6–Nov. 4 AUSTIN—The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum is proud to announce the 2018 UMLAUF Prize winner, French Canadian sculptor and multi-media artist Shanie Tomassini. Prize juror Sedrick Huckaby selected Tomassini, one of 12 outstanding candidates, to receive a full-scale UMLAUF exhibition of her work. Tomassini’s UMLAUF Prize exhibition Slippery Clump runs Sept. 6 through Nov. 4, featuring oversized sculptures, fountains, and negative-space forms…

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HUGE Kids’ Resale Event

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - October 20 @ 1:00 pm
Austin Sports Center, 425 Woodward St
Austin, 78704
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Twice Loved Children’s Fall Consignment Sale ALL SEASON kids' clothes (infant to size 16), toys, games, books, car seats, strollers, furniture, bikes and MORE — up to 75% off retail prices. All sales TAX FREE! Oct. 19-20 PRE-SALE Friday, Oct. 19, 7-9 p.m. — $8 admission Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 a.m-1 p.m. — $1 admission; FREE with THIS FLYER Noon — 1 p.m. POWER HOUR: Many items HALF OFF Austin Sports Center, 425 Woodward St., ATX 78704 Everything you need…

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Movie on the Lawn

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Northwest Recreation Center, 2913 Northland Dr
Austin, TX 78731 United States
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$2

Join us for a SPOOK-tacular showing of Monster House on the lawn at the Northwest Recreation Center! Bring your blankets and chairs, we will be providing drinks and popcorn! Admission for the movie is $2.  

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Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park

October 20 @ 7:00 am
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Until Nov. 3
Scream Hollow, 149 Split Rail Lane
Smithville, 78957
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$5 – $29

Escape to Bastrop, which is perfectly positioned along the banks of the Lower Colorado River just 30 miles southeast of Austin, to experience the 2018 Halloween season at the Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park! Live music, Rabid Bat Bar, Cackling Witch Cafe and Bakery, 4 haunted houses across 20 buildings in the woods, Madame Tinker's Magic Emporium. Bonfire, retail vendors, palm readers, fortune tellers. Come see what everyone is talking about.

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Where to Next? Race- Austin, TX

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
TBD Round Rock, TX 78681 United States + Google Map
$98 – $116

Where to Next? Race is a brand new kind of adventure race that we're bringing to Austin! The race is a single day, travel-based race experience in which 2-person teams utilize physical skills and strategy to explore cities through interactive challenges and clues. Racers will explore unique locations and complete exciting tasks at each checkpoint. Where to Next? Race offers experience-seekers a new way to travel and explore the city while competing for cash prizes. Where to Next? Race is perfect for…

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Nappy Time Portraits Halloween Event

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$15

Nappy Time Portraits is providing unique and original backgrounds with rentable matching outfits. Bring your camera and your baby and take pictures of your baby however you like. At the October event, we will provide a Halloween background and a Monthly Commemorative background. The Halloween background works best with babies who are 0-18 months old, and the Monthly Commemorative background has signs for babies 0-12 months old. You can also bring your baby in a Halloween costume or your favorite…

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Nappy Time Portraits Halloween Event

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Global Kids Preschool, 4 Chisholm Trail
Round Rock, 78681
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$15

Nappy Time Portraits events are held regularly in the Austin area. You provide the camera, we provide unique and original backgrounds, each with a rentable matching outfit. At the October event, we will provide a Halloween background in Global Kids Preschool AND Toybrary Austin, and a Monthly Commemorative background at Global Kids Preschool. The Halloween background works best with babies who are 0-18 months old, and the Monthly Commemorative background has signs for babies 0-12 months old. You can also bring…

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Demonstration Garden Open House and Plant Sale

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Offices, 1600B Smith Rd.
Austin, TX 78721 United States
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Free

The Travis County AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting its annual Demonstration Garden Open House and Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 20, 2018. Daphne Richards, Travis County Extension Horticulturist, will be on hand to answer your gardening questions and Travis County Master Gardener Specialists will host informal discussions on a variety of topics, such as, rainwater harvesting, composting, herbs, vegetables, native and adapted plants and roses.  Additionally, the Travis County Master Gardener Association will be…

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Arts & Crafts Festival

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cedar Park Recreation Center, 1435 Main St.
Cedar Park, 78613
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Free

Date: October 20, 2018 Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Cedar Park Recreation Center - 1435 Main St. Cedar Park, TX 78613 Shop the art & craft booths and find that perfect item. Admission for the public is free. For information call 512-401-5528 or email [email protected]  

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Pond Springs Elementary School Fall Festival

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pond Springs Elementary School, 7825 Elkhorn Mountain Trail
Austin, 78729
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Bring the family for carnival games, a petting zoo, face painting, an obstacle course, bounce house and slides, a magic show, and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit Pond Springs Elementary School. Tickets may be purchased that day.

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Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 3, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2018

Barton Hill Farms, 1115 FM 969
Bastrop, 78602 United States
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At Barton Hill Farms, we strive to bring you the most fun possible. Pick out your own pumpkin, take a stroll through our corn maze, jump on our jumping pillow, slide down our various slides, and even more! A whole day of fun-filled activities are in store for you! If you're looking for great food and cold drinks, check out our concession stand for Lavell's Lemonade, cold beer, frozen sangria, and other refreshing beverages. We know how easy it is to work…

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