Oct 25, 2014

Free Fun Today

  • Weekend Top 10 FREE Events (Oct 24-26, 2014)
    Spooktacular at the Bullock Museum - Friday, October 24 from 5-8 p.m. Discover the spooky side of Texas at this family-friendly Halloween extravaganza, featuring performances, games, interactive activities, science, and more for kids ages five and up. Come in costume for a special prize, and enjoy a fun-filled night at the museum. Interactive activities will be provided by Austin Reptile Shows, Mad Science, and Girlstart. Explore three floors of Museum exhibits and uncover the mysteries of ...
  • Halloween Party on the Plaza at Domain II
    It’s the spookiest time of the year! Austin-area residents and visitors are invited to throw on their costumes a week early and join an afternoon of family fun and thrills when The Domain hosts its first Halloween Party on the Plaza!  On Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 3 - 5 p.m., head to The Domain II for frightfully fun activities, from Halloween crafts and a cake walk to live music by Superband and a balloon twister. Kids can trick or treat, get their face painted ...
  • Trick-or-Treat at the Hill Country Galleria
    Head to the Hill Country Galleria on Saturday, October 25, 2014 for a special Halloween event. Admission is free and kids can enjoy free face painting, free bounce houses, and trick-or-treating!The fun starts at 2 p.m. in the outdoor Amphitheater with kids entertainment by musical guest The Sassy Spurs. Trick-or-treating follows from 4-6 p.m. Kids are invited to wear their costumes and make the rounds at over 100 stores and restaurants! End the day with a live music performance by The Brewbirds ...
  • Free Songwriting Workshops for Kids
    Update: All of the workshops are now full, but you can still email info@attendancerecords.org to be added to the wait list.Saturday mornings, starting October 25th, kids ages 6 to 10 are invited to attend free songwriting workshops hosted by Attendance Records!  Students who participate in The Schoolyard Birds workshops will collectively compose creative songs, guided through the songwriting process by musician and music therapist Caitlin Kraus Torres, and then perform ...
  • Athlos Leadership Academy Fall Festival
    Celebrate fall on Saturday, October 25, 2014 with games, bounce houses, student performances, food, and prizes!  Athlos Leadership Academy will host its second annual fall festival from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission is free.  Tickets for activities are available for purchase online or at the festival.ActivityTime the Activity is OpenNumber of TIckets to PlayOpening ActivitiesKaraoke11:00 AM-12:00 PM3Costume Contest11:45 - 12:00 PMWinner Gets TicketsConcessionsFood Vendors11:00 AM - ...
  • Free Fun in Austin: Date Night Edition (October 23-26, 2014)
    Thursday, October 23, 2014Fright Night at Jo's SoCoWith Halloween only a week away, you're running out of chances to catch a FREE movie at Jo's Coffee on South Congress! This week's screening will be The Beyond at sunset (7:30ish). Bring a chair and a friend; there will be FREE popcorn for sharing. "Boos" cost extra. (Jo's, 1300 South Congress Ave, Austin)Mrs. Glass 100th Show at the Blackheart PartyTo celebrate their long-running and wildly popular resid ...
  • Free Family Fun at the Texas Book Festival
    For families, everything on offer at the Texas Book Festival looks, smells, and tastes like free fun—stories read by the actual authors of favorite picture books, DIY craft activities, a kids’ storybook fashion show, and more! The Festival always aims for the children’s programming to be as fun and energetic as possible, but the ultimate goal is more serious: to encourage kids to read more and to get excited about reading.The 2014 Festival will feature some of the nation’ ...
  • Hill Country Carnival: Free Fun and Then Some
    Every year the Dillos of Hill Elementary brush off their ring toss skills, dress up in their fall favorites, and head over to the school for the annual Hill Country Carnival. This year, the community is invited to join in the fun by attending the carnival on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free.What I like best about this carnival is the way Hill involves neighboring schools in the production. From performances by the Anderson High School Belles to the opportunit ...
  • 2014 Fall Festivals in Austin and Beyond
    It's officially Autumn, so let the fall fun and games commence! Pumpkins, corn mazes, and hay rides await. Here are some of the fall festivals coming up in Austin and beyond. Many are free, but those that are not have the admission fees listed below. Ongoing EventsBarton Hill Farms Fall Festival and Go Horns Corn Maze (Bastrop)Join Barton Hill Farms for the 2014 Fall Festival and GO HORNS Maze! The farm is set amongst 100-year old cottonwood trees, rolling grass hills and the beauti ...
  • Free Touch a Truck Event in Round Rock
    The City of Round Rock's Parks and Recreation Department will host a FREE Touch a Truck event for kids of all ages on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Touch a Truck provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, transportation, delivery and just plain cool – all in one place. Participants will be allowed to touch, climb on and ask questions about their favorite trucks in a safe, ...

Today's Film - Special Screenings

  • Marie Antoinette (Special Screening)
    Don?t fear the film's early reviews from Cannes, which too often slighted it for being fluffy (it isn?t, though its heroine is) or ahistorical (it isn?t, though it is contemporary).

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Today's calendar of live music at The Austin Chronicle.

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