What's happening this weekend

What's happening this weekend

What's happening this weekend

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by JORDAN ARMSTRONG / KVUE.com

kvue.com

Posted on October 25, 2013 at 8:03 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 25 at 11:56 AM

Austin is a place where something is always going on. Sometimes it's hard to figure out what fun events are taking place, so we're here to help.

Take a look at what's going on around town Friday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Oct. 27:

Friday, Oct. 25

  • The Austin Film Fest will be held Oct. 24-31 along Congress Avenue and around Austin. See our interview with Executive Director Barb Morgan here. Find more information here.
  • This is the perfect weekend to head to a haunted house! Try House of Torment and Scare for a Cure. See our behind-the-scenes web extra on House of Torment here.
  • Spooktacular 2013 at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. More information here.
  • The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive In presents 'Hocus Pocus' and 'The Addams Family.' Double feature show starts at 7:30 p.m. Go here for info. 
  • Alamo Drafthouse is also in the Halloween spirit. You can see 'Leprechaun in the Hood' at 11 p.m. at Alamo Ritz. Master Pancake will also be making fun of 'Halloween' at 7 and 10 p.m. at Alamo Ritz. Not in the mood for Halloween? Head to Alamo Lakeline at 10:05 p.m. for the Totally 80s Sing-Along Dance Party. Show times and tickets here.
  • Outdoor Halloween Movie Night starts at 6 p.m. at Neill-Cochran House Museum. More info here.

Saturday, Oct. 26

  • The Texas Book Festival will be held around downtown Austin, especially near the Capitol building, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  See our interview with Executive Director Lois Kim here. Go here for more information on the fest.
  • KVUE's favorite guest Adalia Rose will host a Fall Festival in Round Rock at Hope Bible Fellowship from noon to 6 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Progeria Research Foundation. Hear from Adalia and learn more here.
  • The Austin Film Fest continues through Oct. 31 along Congress Avenue. See our interview with Executive Director Barb Morgan here. Find more information here. 
  • The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive In presents 'The Addams Family' and 'The Shining.' Double feature starts at 7:30 p.m. Go here for info.
  • Halloween at the Y: The 17th annual Halloween at the Y will be held at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock on Oct. 26 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. This festival has carnival games, rides, free candy, a costume contest and more. Admission is $5 per person. Go here for information.
  • This is the perfect weekend to head to a haunted house! Try House of Torment and Scare for a Cure. See our behind-the-scenes web extra on House of Torment here.
  • Alamo Drafthouse is also in the Halloween spirit. You can see 'Alien' at 4 p.m. at Alamo Ritz. Master Pancake will be making fun of 'Halloween' at 7 and 10 p.m. at Alamo Ritz. You can also catch 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' at midnight at Alamo Village. Show times and tickets here.

Sunday, Oct. 27

  • Fright Night at the Museum at the Texas Memorial Museum from 1 to 4:45 p.m.  More information.
  • Run for the Water 10 Mile/5K/Kids Run will be held from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27. More info here.
  • Walk MS: Austin 2013 is at the Dell Diamond. Gates open at 9 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m. Go here for more information.
  • The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive In presents 'The Shining.' Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Go here for info.
  • This is the perfect weekend to head to a haunted house! Try House of Torment and Scare for a Cure. See our behind-the-scenes web extra on House of Torment here.
  • Texas-Sized Pittie Pride Parade from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27. Go here for info.
  • TheTexas Book Fest continues. See our interview with Executive Director Lois Kim here.
  • TheAustin Film Fest continues through Oct. 31 along Congress Avenue. See our interview with Executive Director Barb Morgan here. Find more information here. 
  • 'Predator' is being shown at 6 p.m. at Alamo Ritz. Show times and tickets here.

 

Take a look at road closures around Austin this weekend here.

Find more Halloween fun on this page.

More events are listed on our Community Calendar.

For tips and events that help you save money, head to Terri Gruca's Smart Money Blog. 

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