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Upcoming things to do in Austin!

The 59th Annual Zilker Summer Musical
July 7 – August 12, 2017
Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater, 2206 William Barton Drive, Austin TX

For more than a century, The Wizard of Oz has enchanted readers, theatre, and movie goers alike. Now, ZTP will bring this cultural treasure to the historic, outdoor theatre at The Zilker Hillside. details.
Home and Garden Show Austin
August 18 - 20, 2017
Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX

Come see stunning landscape displays and water features and get ideas for your own home. Talk directly with local landscapers who will answer your specific questions about your lawn and garden. details.
Tri-Rock Austin Triathlon
Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 4pm
Congress Ave Bridge, 100 South Congress Ave., Austin, TX

1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from under the bridge at dusk, 3 stages with live music, more than 75 arts & crafts vendors,delicious food and drinks, fun children’s activities, a bat costume contest and other bat activities. details.
Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Fiesta Gardens 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St, Austin, TX

If you wanna beat the heat this summer then you gotta eat the heat! Join the Austin Chronicle for one of the world's largest hot sauce festivals. details.
Pirelli World Challenge
September 2 - 3, 2017
Circuit of The Americas Austin, TX

Sports car racing enthusiasts don’t want to miss this unparalleled series at COTA. Top racers and race cars from around the world go head to head on the track for three full days of action. Details.
Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival
September 7 - 10, 2017
Various Locations Austin, TX

aGLIFF is the oldest and largest gay and lesbian film fest in the Southwest and the largest LGBTQ cultural event in Austin. Experience the festival in September and watch for monthly screenings around town. Details.
Zilker Relays
Friday, September 8, 2017
Zilker Park Austin, TX

The Zilker Relays is a 10-mile team race. Each participant runs a 2.5 mile loop from one central festival/transition area. The team concept of the Zilker Relays is not unique, but the combination of a relay, festival home base, drinks and music, make this experience a favorite for runners of all calibers and ages. Details.
Lone Star Le Mans
September 15 - 16, 2017
Circuit of The Americas Austin, TX

This three-day event is COTA's unique twist on the world's greatest sports car endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The weekend features live music, interactive displays, an open paddock and nearly nine hours of racing, finishing under the stars - all topped off with a dazzling fireworks show. Details.
Austin Museum Day
September 17, 2017
Museums Across Austin Austin, TX

Organized by the Austin Museum Partnership, this special day features free exhibitions and activities at participating Austin-area museums and cultural sites. Details.
Fantastic Fest
September 21 - 28, 2017
Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas Austin, TX

Fantastic Fest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from around the world. Details.
Fall Pecan Street Festival
September 23 - 24, 2017
Sixth Street Austin, Austin, TX

The Pecan Street Festival is a free, bi-annual juried music, arts and crafts festival held on historic Sixth Street. The show proudly features over 300 artisan vendors from all over the world who display and sell homemade art and craft work. Details.
5th Annual AustOberfest
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Saengerrunde Hall, 1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX

Austin Saengerrunde will open its doors to 5th Annual AustOberfest celebrating Central Texas German heritage with German-style sausage, lots of bier, contest stage, bowling & live music. Details.
Texas Craft Brewers Festival
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Fiesta Gardens, Austin, TX

The Texas Craft Brewers Fest is the largest beer festival for and by Texas Brewers. This annual event features the best of Texas craft beer and displays the thriving beer community across the Lone Star State. Details.
Austin Bead Market
October 6 - 7, 2017
2525 W. Anderson Ln. #365, Austin, TX

You can now find wholesale and retail fashion accessories, gift merchandise, lapidary and beads at most Bead Market shows. Antique & Estate Beads, Gemstone, Glass, Crystal, Bali Beads, Metal Beads, Tools, Jewelry, Buttons, Lampwork, Seed Beads, Pearls, and more details.
Austin City Limits Music Festival
October 6-8 & 13-15, 2017
Zilker Park Austin, Tx

Tacos, brews, vegan options and more. The ACL Eats Food Court at ACL Fest offers the most delicious festival food, drinks and sweets from Austin and the surrounding area’s favorite restaurants. Details.
Austin Heart & Stroke Walk
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Austin, TX

Thanks to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have accepted the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke. We cannot achieve our mission without each one of you! Details.
Walk MS: Austin
October 28, 2017
Diamond Dell

Walk MS helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Together, we become a powerful force. Details.
Fossil Fest
November 4 - 5, 2017
Old Settler's Heritage Association Austin, TX

Bring the kids to the 27th annual Fossil Fest to meet scientists, dig for fossils, check out specimens from around the world and participate in family-friendly workshops Details.
Sound on Sound Festival
November 10 - 12, 2017
Sherwood Forest Austin, TX

Austin's newest progressive music festival, Sound on Sound, takes on Sherwood Forest this November. The festival promises three days of music by local, national and international touring indie rock, hip hop, punk, and dance acts. Details.
JDRF One Walk
Saturday, November 12, 2017 at 8:30 AM
Toney Burger Center, 3200 Jones Road Austin, TX

JDRF One Walk has one goal: to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). We know you want to make a cure a reality too—and we can’t wait for you to join us! Details.
A Christmas Affair
November 15 - December 3, 2017
Palmer Events Center Austin, TX

The Junior League of Austin's A Christmas Affair hosts approximately 200-vendors in a themed shopping extravaganza which includes parties, children's events, a private shopping brunch, and the season's biggest celebrity, Santa! Details.
Turkey Trot
Thursday, November 23, 2017
The Long Center Austin, TX

ThunderCloud Subs' annual 5-mile run/1-mile walk is a great way to work up a Thanksgiving-sized appetite. Compete with the best of Austin or bring the kids for a more relaxed holiday jog. Details.
Blue Genie Art Bazaar
November 24, December 24, 2017
The Marchesa Hall & Theatre Austin, TX

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a unique holiday art show held in Austin. Open again for more than 15 years, the free Bazaar features handmade artwork and gifts from more than 200 local and regional artists - with a portion of proceeds going to Make-A-Wish® Foundation Details.

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