Sept. 1: Experience '90s rock

St. Elmo Brewing Company will offer a chance to experience '90s rock live with two tribute bands including The Battle of ATX—A Rage Against the Machine cover band—and Foo Shot—a Foo Fighters cover band.
  • 7 p.m. (door), 8 p.m. (show)
  • Free
  • 440 E. St Elmo Road, G-2, Austin
  • Facebook: St. Elmo Brewing
Sept. 8: Hear a legend

Musician Linda Gail Lewis, little sister of Jerry Lee Lewis, will bring her “Family Jewels Tour” to Sam’s Town Point. Showcasing a mixture of country and rock ’n’ roll, Lewis will perform with special guests Annie Marie Lewis and Danny B. Harvey.Sept. 9: Peruse the Long Center

Long Center will host a communitywide open house in honor of the inaugural Teresa Lozano Long Community Day. The free, family-friendly neighborhood block party will have live music, games, crafts, cocktails, food trucks and more.Sept. 9: Sing along to family tunes

The Hive will host a family-friendly singalong session with musical guests Strawbitty Yops. The band consists of queer, female and gender nonbinary musicians and sound engineers to create a blend of unique sounds.Sept. 10: Support Livestrong

Cyclists, runners and walkers are invited to participate in the 27th annual Livestrong Challenge event at Auditorium Shores. The charity run is a fundraiser for the foundation’s mission, and participants are encouraged to walk or run in honor of those who have been affected by cancer.
  • 7:30 a.m. (ride), 8:30 a.m. (run/walk)
  • Free (virtual participants), $40 (runners/walkers), $135 (cyclists)
  • 900 W. Riverside Drive, Austin
Sept. 12: Rock to gaming music

The Far Out Lounge will host Bit Brigade: The Legend of Zelda + Duck Tales Live. The event will showcase musical bands Bit Brigade and Mega Ran performing rock covers of full Nintendo Entertainment System game soundtracks. Parking is limited, and rideshares are encouraged. All ages.Sept. 17: Run with superheroes

Circuit of the Americas will host a 5K and kids fun run supporting Central Texas-area Court Appointed Special Advocates, a nonprofit benefiting abused children. Attendees are encouraged to wear superhero outfits. A festival will also take place with music, snacks, games and more.Sept. 17: Support veterans

The Travis Manion Foundation will hold its annual 9/11 Heroes Run at Camp Mabry. Participants of all fitness levels are invited to participate. The foundation supports members and families of fallen soldiers.Sept. 21-28: Explore the big screen

Fantastic Fest, the nation’s largest weeklong genre film festival celebrating horror, sci-fi, action and fantasy, will come to Alamo Drafthouse this fall. The weeklong festival will offer live podcast recordings, parties and Austrian cocktail robots—in addition to films.Sept. 23-Oct. 29: Celebrate autumn

The Dripping Springs Pumpkin Festival will take place Saturdays and Sundays at the Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead. The festival will feature family-friendly and kid-focused activities.Sept. 30: Savor craft beers

The Texas Craft Brewers Festival will host a sampling-focused festival centered around craft beers brewed in Texas.
  • Noon (VIP), 2 p.m. (general admission), 6:30 p.m. (closes)
  • $45 (general admission), $20 (designated driver)
  • Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., Austin
Sept. 30: Kick off Oktoberfest

12 Fox Beer Co. and Vibe Artisan Markets will host a family- and dog-friendly Oktoberfest kickoff event in Dripping Springs. Attendees can explore more than 50 vendors with handmade goods, live music, food trucks, games and beer.
  • Noon (opens), 5 p.m. (closes)
  • Free
  • 4700 W. Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs
  • Facebook: Vibe Artisan Markets