From family-friendly to dog-friendly and beyond, the Northwest Austin area has several events coming up that are sure to please.


Central Texas Musical Arts concert

Officials with the Central Texas Musical Arts and the Bluebonnet Philharmonic Orchestra will present an assortment of family-friendly musical pieces in a concert titled “Familiar Favorites.”Puptopia Festival

The all-day festival is geared toward dogs and their owners, and will feature an “amazement” park, photo opportunities and activities for both dogs and their owners.Heroes Night Out Car Show

Benefiting service members and first responders, Heroes Night Out will host a family-friendly car show featuring various vehicles. Event organizers will be available during the show to provide more information about Heroes Night Out in addition to other local nonprofits.Diwali at the Domain

Hosted by the South Asians' International Volunteer Association in partnership with Navrus School of Performing Arts and Munira Umetia, the festival will showcase Indian culture with live entertainment, classical and Bollywood dancing, crafts, henna, food, and a fashion show.
  • Oct. 21, 3-9 p.m.
  • Free
  • IPIC Theaters, 3225 Amy Donovan Plaza, Austin
  • Facebook: SAIVA0
Light a Path

This annual fundraiser offers food from local chefs, cocktails, entertainment, auctions and more to help local children and families.
  • Oct. 22, 5-8:30 p.m.
  • $225-$1,600
  • Junior League of Austin Community Impact Center, 5330 Bluffstone Lane, Austin

Austin Food & Wine Festival

The two-day festival will offer those attending the chance to taste food, wines, beers and spirits from experts on the local, regional and national levels. During the festival, eventgoers will have access to cooking demos, live music and guided tasting sessions.