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Upcoming things to do in Austin!

Texas Native Plant Week
October 19 - 25, 2014
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin,TX

To mark the annual Texas Native Plant Week, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin, the National Wildlife Federation, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Native Plant Society of Texas are encouraging the public to learn more about our amazing Texas native plants. Details.
Austin Film Festival
October 23 - 30, 2014
Paramount Theatre and various locations

Recognized as one of the top film festivals in the country, this cinematic event shines the spotlight on top-billed films and Indies alike. Details.
Walk MS: Austin
October 26, 2014 9:00am
Dell Diamond 3400 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, TX

Come out and walk for "the future of a world free of MS". MS Society funds cutting edge research, drives change through advocacy and helps people with MS and their families move forward with their lives. Details.
Putts and Pumpkins
October 27, 2014
Topgolf Austin 2700 Esperanza Crossing, Austin, TX

Please join us for Topgolf's Annual KidZone Halloween Party, Putts & Pumpkins. Costumes encouraged! Build-your-own hotdog bar, two (2) hours of Topgolf game play, great Halloween games and treats Details.
Blue Genie Art Bazaar
October 28 - December 24, 2014
Marchesa Hall & Theatre 6406 N I H 35 # 3100, Austin, TX

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a fixture of the Austin holiday season. Shoppers can browse thousands of original works ranging from serious art to fun and kitschy items. A great way to buy hassle-free holiday gifts and support local artists. Details.
Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
October 31 - November 2, 2014
Circuit of The AmericasTM 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX

Drivers will be in Austin competing in the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in November. Built around a state-of-the-art 3.4-mile circuit track with capacity for 120,000 fans and an elevation change of 133 feet, the facility is designed for any and all classes of racing - from motor power to human power. Details.
Halloween Hootenany
October 31, 2014
The Thinkery 1830 Simond Ave Austin, TX

Bring the little ghouls and goblins to the Thinkery for a spookey-yet-safe Halloween event. Join in the costume parade, experiment with slimy science tricks and whip up some heatlhy, candy-free goodies in Kitchen Lab. Stay tuned for more details. Details.
Fun Fun Fun Fest
November 7 - 9, 2014
Auditorium Shores 800 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX

One of the most relaxed, creative, and pioneering festivals in music today, Fun Fun Fun Fest is custom booked for the most passionate, underground and progressive musicians, comedians and fans around the world. Details.
First Bite Boulder
November 14 - 22, 2014
Various venues in Boulder, CO

The week celebrates Boulder's exceptional dining community and will help bring our well-deserved reputation into the national spotlight. We invite you to join us as we celebrate the establishments that make Boulder the culinary destination it is. Details.
The Rodeo Austin BBQ Auction & Dance
November 15, 2014
Austin Music Hall 208 Nueces St, Austin, TX

All funds raised at this event directly support Rodeo Austin’s mission Promoting Youth Education – Preserving Western Heritage. The evening will begin with a cash bar happy hour, BBQ buffet and an auction preview. Guests will enjoy the opportunity to bid and purchase items such as hunting trips, fishing charters, hotel and golf packages and more. Following dinner and the auction, attendees will dance the night away with Dale Watson! Details.
ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot
November 27, 2014
The Long Center 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin TX

Please join us Thanksgiving day to help us reach our goal of over 20,000 runners and to continue our record as the largest 5-mile race in Texas. All of the run proceeds benefit Caritas of Austin. Last year’s Turkey Trot raised $325,000, and over the last 23 years the run has raised more than $2 million for Caritas. Details.
Lights of Love 5K and Kids’ K
December 5, 2014
Mueller Hangar 4550 Mueller Blvd., Austin, TX

Get into the holiday spirit with family and friends through the festive streets of the Mueller neighborhood. Enjoy the scenic trail of holiday lights and caroling voices, while walking, jogging or running in Austin’s favorite holiday race. Most of all, celebrate the season of giving by helping families face the burden of childhood illness together. Details.
Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker
December 6 - 23, 2014
The Long Center for the Performing Arts 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX

Ballet Austin presents the 52nd annual production of The Nutcracker with a fresh new experience to Austin's beloved holiday tradition. Details.
Trail of Lights
December 7 - 21, 2014
Zilker Park 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX

The Austin Trail of Lights is part of the Austin experience, lighting up the season with a celebration of community, memories and fun. With a beautiful array of lights the tree is lit following a 5k run, which allows the Trail of Lights to be lit and showcased. Details.
Dancing With The Stars Austin 2014
December 7, 2014
Hilton Austin 500 E 4th St, Austin, TX

The must-attend charity event of the year brings together professional ballroom dancers and notable community members for a fun night of competition where bragging rights are earned after months of practice. Who will take home the coveted mirror ball trophy? Each year, the success of this event plays a significant role in our ability to continue providing high-level services to young victims of abuse including forensic interviews, therapy and crisis intervention. Benefitting Center for Child Protection. Details.
Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
December 16 - 24, 2014
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX

The show is actually two events in one: an art fair and music festival with a vibrant community-driven vibe. Visitors can explore an amazing array of handmade items from 160+ artists while enjoying live local music and sips from a full bar. It all adds up to a fun authentic Austin experience. Details.

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