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    Civic Events

    November 2021 General and Special Elections Early Voting

    Make a plan to get to the polls and find a polling site online or by calling 512/238-VOTE (8683). Learn about the local propositions on the ballot on the Chronicle’s elections page.
    Anywhere you see a "Vote Here/Aquí" sign
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    Out of Town

    24th Annual Hogeye Festival

    Celebrating its 34th anniversary, Elgin goes hog wild for this free downtown festival. It's a time for family friendly fun and casual feasting in the Sausage Capital of Texas, starting Thursday with the Hogeye Stroll, the Hogalicious dessert contest, and "Pearls Before Swine" art show. Friday night features a free street dance with live music, and Saturday is Hogeye Festival Day from 10am-6pm, and the day is packed with activities and entertainment for the whole family.
    Thu.-Sat., Oct. 21-23. Free.  
    Downtown Elgin
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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Austin Chronicle Costume & Yard Art Contest

    Participants can enter their most creatively spooky getups or home displays by sending hi-res photos to halloween@austinchronicle.com. The grand prize is a pair of tickets to Austin FC's last home game on Nov. 3 and the winner will be featured in the Halloween issue of the Chronicle, on stands Oct. 29. Runners-up and honorable mentions will also be eligible for special prizes.
    Through Oct. 25  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Die Felicia Presents: Goth Prom

    Get ready for the prom of your nightmares with Die Felicia’s frightening cast of drag hellhounds. Performances by Champagne Killer, Papi Churro, Midknight Purchase, Sticky Gold, Rosalind Hussell, and Evah Destruction, plus special guests Simone Riviera, Leia Sakura Dior, and Veronica Valentine. Arrive early to get your goth prom photos taken at Beatrice Haven’s photobooth, plus corsages available for purchase while supplies last.
    Fri., Oct. 22, 10pm. $10-15.  
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    Sports

    Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix

    The race weekend is packed with pulse-pounding racing action featuring the world's fastest drivers, can't-miss musical performances by global superstars Twenty One Pilots and Billy Joel, thrilling amusement rides, exquisite local cuisine, and more. Few one-day tickets remain, but you can catch the action on ESPN.
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 22-24  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Fuego ATX

    Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Halloween with Austin’s QTBIPOC dance party across two spooky, fabulous nights. DJs La Morena and Lamar spin Friday night away, plus a performance by Austin’s very own queer-inclusive Mariachi Corazón de Tejas. Come by Saturday for drag, DJ sets, and a costume contest.
    Fri.-Sat., Oct. 22-23, 7pm. No cover.  
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    Events

    Gem Capers 2021

    A gem and mineral show where vendors and exhibitors will display jewelry, beads, fossils, gems, crystals, and more. Plus, there's a silent auction; demos on faceting, cabbing, and wire-wrapping; door prizes, and lots more.
    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 22-24  
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    Events

    House of Torment

    The longstanding and beloved Halloween attraction is back after a year off due to the pandemic, and it's better than ever. A variety of fun activities await beyond haunted house tours: a mini escape game, the Torment Tavern, and axe-throwing complement the scary thrills.
    Daily through Oct. 31; Fri.-Sat., Nov. 5-13. $19.99 and up.  
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    Arts & Culture

    Jennifer’s Body (2009)

    Little Gay Movie Night & Market: Shop from a selection of local vendors and makers before settling in for an outdoor screening of Karyn Kusama’s queer-ish cult horror-comedy. Note: If the screening sells out, any unclaimed tickets will be released on-site at 7:45pm before the screening starts at 8pm.
    Fri., Oct. 22, 6:30-10pm. Free (RSVP required).  
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    Events

    Reuse on the Runway

    Austin Creative Reuse presents a community fashion show for creators, including fashion, cosplay, Halloween costumes, historical costumes, fantasy or other genre costumes, drag, and more. It's an inclusive, no-judgment environment to show off your outfits and costumes and to walk the runway as a model.
    Fri., Oct. 22, 6pm  
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    Events

    Texorcism

    Drag by Extragrams, tarot by Sister Temperance, a silent auction, and more to benefit orgs fighting for reproductive rights and getting Texas women elected. Witchy attire encouraged!
    Fri., Oct. 22, 7pm. $66.60.  
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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Viva la Vida Fest

    Check out a multitude of online offerings to celebrate Day of the Dead, including recipes, virtual exhibits, activity guides, and more. In-person events include parade art displays, an augmented ofrenda mural, a store, free papel picado art kits for kids, and free pan de muerto while supplies last.
    Virtual launch: Oct. 22; in-person event: Oct. 30, 10am-5pm  
    Virtual and at Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress
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    Sports

    Yoga on the Lawn

    Start your Friday off right with a peaceful yoga session on the beautiful museum grounds.
    Fridays, 9-10am  
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