A great calendar of events for October in Austin, TX

Austin & Surrounding areas Event Calendar:


9/29 Old Pecan Street Festival
9/29 UT Football @ Oklahoma State
Kickoff TBA
10/6 Texas Craft Brewers Festival
2:00p to 8:00p at Fiesta Gardens
The largest annual celebration of Texas craft beer, this non-profit outdoor festival features the best Texas-brewed beer and ale (plus non-alcoholic options), a commemorative tasting glass, live music, local food vendors, beer educational sessions, food and beer pairings, and a good time to be had by all at a beautiful venue on the banks of the Colorado River. (Website)
10/12 Austin City Limits Festival 
ACL Festival takes place on 46-acres in Zilker Park, the crown jewel of Austin’s public green spaces. It plays host not only to 130-plus artists from across the globe, but amazing local eats and wares, fun for the kiddos, green goings-on, and other cool activities to entertain you for three magical days. (Website)
10/20 Stiletto Stampede 
10:00am at The Triangle Park
The Stiletto Stampede is a 100 yard dash in high heels to raise awareness and education for breast cancer. Registration will open on September 1 at http://stilettostampederead more
10/28 Bill Cosby 
at Bass Concert Hall, 6:30p
10/28 Austin Symphony Presents: Halloween Children’s Concert 
2:00p at Long Center 
This year’s spook-tacular show is sure to have you shakin’ in your boots! Your little ghost or goblin will help haunt Long Center’s Dell Hall as the Austin Symphony presents its annual Halloween Children’s Concert, featuring mindchilling songs that are entertaining for all ages! The entire family is encouraged to join in on the fun and dress to impress in their favorite costumes while attending a concert full of “boo-tiful” music.
10/12 Chilirado Chili Cookoff and Weekend Events
Time: Fri: 6-11 pm, Sat: 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-2pm
Details: Oct 12 – 14 2012: Chilirado Weekend Event, benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Featuring Friday Dinner and Variety Show; SOTPOD Chili Cookoff, Saturday Evening Concert by The Larry Wilson Band. Live/Silent Auctions for Make-A-Wish Foundation on Friday and Saturday of many exciting items, including packages for Casinos, Golf, Sailing, Family, Beauty, Romance and Outdoor Adventures. Riverbend Park, 107 Hwy 71E, Smithville TX
For more information:
Contact Person: 
Wanda Schopp   
512-480-9074 or 512-360-3585 
10/28 Spook-Tacular Crowns Halloween Pageant
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Details: American USA SpooKtacular Crown Halloween Pageant – October 28, Bastrop, Tx. Four Supreme Titles will be awarded!! Ultimate Grand Supreme ($100.00 CASH) and Three Grand Supreme (0-4, 5-11, 12+)! EVERY CONTESTANT WILL TAKE HOME A 10″ HALLOWEEN CROWN! Come compete for CASH ON STAGE, 10″ beautiful crowns, satin monogrammed sashes and more! We offer a fun, fair and professional pageant for girls and boys! Only accepting 25 contestants! A portion of the proceeds will benefit Bastrop Opera House Restoration.
For more information:
Contact Person: 
Web Site: americanusabeautypageant.com
10/1 Pumpkin Patch
9:30a at Twin Lakes Family YMCA, Cedar Park, TX
Stop by between Oct. 1 and Oct. 31 to pick out and purchase your very own jack-o-lantern. The Pumpkin Patch is open: Weekdays: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
10/20 Cedar Park Fall Festival 
12:00p to 9:00p at Twin Lakes Family YMCA, Cedar Park, TX
Kids who are 3 years and younger enter for FREE, admission is only $6 per person in advance or $8 per person at the gate.
10/21 Cedar Park 5 Miler / 5K & Kids 1K
7:00a to 10:30a at Commons Shopping Plaza
Dust off your running or walking shoes because the Cedar Park 5 Miler is back! 17th annual event will start from Commons Shopping Plaza in Cedar Park with the Kids IK at 8:00 a.m. The adult 5K will then take off at 8:15 a.m. followed by the 5 Miler main event at 8:30 a.(Website)
10/6 HarvestFest 5K & Family Fun Run 
8:00a at San Gabriel Park, Georgetown, TX
In the beautiful San Gabriel Park in Georgetown, the event starts with a ½ mile Family Fun Run at 8:00, followed by the 5K run at 8:30. This is a chip-timed event and there are awards for the overall male and female winner as well as age-group winners. There is a Kid’s Area and drawings for prizes following the run. (Website)
10/7 3rd Annual Ryans Day DMD Fundraiser – and Free Backyard Concert at Hardtails Georgetown, TX (12 bands) 
11:00a to 8:00p at Hardtails Bar & Grill
All Ages Untill 4PM. After 4PM 21 and UP.
Grilling & service bar,  Silent Auction,Raffle,Moonwalk,
Face Painting,Full Karaoke PA
EMCEE:Chris Willis & Grace Sharington
Live Music By: Hannah Prestridge, Joe Lohmeier, Phil n’ the Potholes, Brothers Grymn, Empire Machines, Tje Austin, Wheelz
Honey Baked Soul, Bootleg Jenny, Boys on the Inside, Thunderosa
LixBox (Website)
10/7 $5 Unlimited Bowling
at Mel’s Lone Star Lanes, Georgetown, TX
EVERY Sunday Night $5 Unlimited Bowling 8pm to close. Come early and enjoy the absolute best food you’ll ever find in a bowling alley!
10/19 Chisholm Trail Days 
10:00a at San Gabriel Park
Watch cowboys drive a herd of longhorn cattle through San Gabriel Park in Georgetown in celebration, recognizing the city’s location on the historic Chisholm Trail, as well as Williamson County’s rich cattle driving and raising heritage. The event begins at San Gabriel Park on Friday evening with a bbq cookoff and continues Saturday with entertainment for visitors of all ages.  (Website)
10/7 Every Sunday Afternoon Petting Zoo Playgroup 
1:00p to 2:00p at Kaleidoscope Toys, Round Rock, TX
Experience a wonderfully educational animal afternoon with staff and animal friends from Tiny Tails to You! Our playgroups start with an interactive animal-themed story followed by petting and holding our adorable animal friends and with an animal-themed craft or activity.We close these hour-long groups with bubbles and/or balloons.(Website)
10/13 26th Annual Outlaw Trail 100 Cycling Tour 
8:00a to 5:00p at Dell Diamond, Round Rock, TX
The 2012 Outlaw Trail Cycling Tour will be held at 8:00 am Saturday, Oct. 13 at Old Settlers Park at the Dell Diamond. No rider will start after 8:30 am. First 950 bandits receive a long-sleeved T-shirt and a ticket to the Cyclist Social Pasta Dinner. Fees for participation in the Outlaw Trail range from $30-$40.
10/31 Fall Fun Festival 
9:00a to 11:30a at Old Settlers Park
Join Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department for our annual Fall Fun Festival on October 31st in Old Settlers Park! This year’s theme is Dr. Seuss. We will have carnival games for toddlers and preschoolers, hayrides, cookies and punch and fun entertainment for all to enjoy starting at 9:00 am. The festival will run until 11:30 am and we ask that you bring a canned good to donate to the Round Rock Food Pantry. (Website)



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