6 Central Austin October events

This inaugural festival will feature events for families and their furry friends. (Courtsey/Puptopia Fest)
This inaugural festival will feature events for families and their furry friends. (Courtsey/Puptopia Fest)

This inaugural festival will feature events for families and their furry friends. (Courtsey/Puptopia Fest)

Oct. 17: Enjoy outdoor art in the cooler weather

On the third Saturday of every month the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum will offer a guided tour, free with admission. $7 (adults). $1 (13-17 years old). Free. (12 years old and under). 605 Azie Morton Road. 512-445-5582. www.umlaufsculpture.org

Oct. 22-24: Buckle your seatbelt

Formula 1 will return to the Circuit of The Americas for a three-day racing event. Rock duo 21 Pilots will perform Friday after the race events, and Billy Joel will perform Saturday and Sunday. Times vary by day. $49 and up (single-day tickets). 9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd. 512-655-6300. www.circuitoftheamericas.com

Oct. 23: Celebrate your pup


Puptopia Festival will come to Austin. The main stage event In Mueller Lake Park will feature rescue dogs performing sports from dock diving to agility. There will also be an agility course and a bar for pet parents. 10 a.m. $15-$30. 4550 Mueller Blvd. www.puptopiafestival.com

Oct. 23: Browse some brews

The Texas Craft Brewers Festival will highlight 85 craft breweries with more than 200 handcrafted beers available. There will also be live music and food trucks. 2 p.m. $45 (general admission tickets include 10 beer samples). Fiesta Gardens Building, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St. www.texascraftbrewersfestival.org

Oct. 24: Show your support

The Susan G. Komen More Than Pink will host a virtual and in-person walk to benefit breast cancer research. Participants can meet at the Long Center to participate live or use an app to take part digitally. 9 a.m. Free to register. 701 W. Riverside Drive. 877-465-6686. www.komen.org

Oct. 30: Take in a show

Ballet Hispánico will preform “Noche de Oro: A Celebration of 50 Years.” The company, founded in 1970, celebrates and explores Latin culture and experiences through ballet. The show last came to Austin in 2002. Now the company will return for its anniversary tour. 7:30 p.m. $40-$60. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. 512-471-2787. www.ballethispanico.org


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