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    October 2018 Events in the Austin Area

    Fall is here! Celebrate the season with these in and around Austin events this month:

    Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch
    Weekends – September 29 through November 4
    1115 FM 969, Bastrop, TX
    Barton Hill Farms Website

    Come on down to Barton Hill Farms where they have something for the whole family! Featuring a pumpkin patch, corn maze, duck races, face painting, backyard games, farm animals, trains, live music, food and fun.

    Austin City Limits Music Festival
    October 5-7 & October 12-14
    Zilker Park – Austin, TX
    ACL Festival Website

    Paul McCartney! Metallica! The annual event continues this year with two weekends packed full of music, food and art! This event has something for everyone with over 130 musical acts ranging from country to electronic to rock and more. ACL Festival is one of the most popular music festivals in the country, attracting about 450,000 attendee. There are some tickets still available but act fast before this event sells out!

    Round Rock Chalk Walk
    October 5-6
    Centennial Plaza – Round Rock, TX
    Round Rock Chalk Walk Festival Website

    Come on out to Round Rock’s largest festival for the arts where hundreds of artists showcase their talent by creating sidewalk murals. Also featured are local artists and artisans, community performers, food vendors, children’s activities, youth performances and a concert on Friday & Saturday night.

    Hairy Man Festival
    October 20
    Cat Hollow Park – Brushy Creek
    Hairy Man Festival

    A family favorite event kicks off its 24th year with live music, food trucks, arts & crafts fair and events for the kids like a haunted house & petting zoo, train rides, Halloween themed crafts, treats and games!

    Fable Fest 
    October 27
    Cedar Park Public Library – Cedar Park, TX
    Fable Fest 2018 Website

    Fable Fest is a unique event for families featuring costumes, storytelling and live demonstrations all benefiting the Cedar Park Public Library! This event will have a bounce house, petting zoo, pony rides, arts & crafts, jousting, train rides, food and more.

    Texas Book Festival 
    October 27-28
    Texas State Capitol – Austin, TX
    Texas Book Festival Website

    One of the premier library events in the country, the Texas Book Festival hosts about 250 authors at the Texas State Capitol this year. Book lovers unite with readings, panel discussions, signings, cooking demos, live music, local food, children’s activities and vendors from across the state.


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