She got runned over by a darned ol’ train!

Quick – name that karaoke (redneck!) Favorite.

See below. Tons of fabulous things to do in this fabulous fall weather. Before you attend these, double check my work. Things change.

If you have an event you want me to include in the next one that i’ve somehow missed, let me know. Don’t forget this is austin restaurant week! Three courses for either $25 or $35 and you can pick a different restaurant for eight total nights. Http://www.restaurantweekaustin.com/

Kisses and chugga chugga,
Kel

Tuesday, 10/14
· Blue tuesday, antones
· Rock n roll piano bar, merkaba
· Toni price & rich brotherton, continental club
· Atxriderz bike ride pub crawl.

Wednesday, 10/15
· Kat edmonson, eddie vs, 40s, great voice
· Jon dee graham, continental
· Luis miguel, frank erwin, spanish rock
· Monster big band, elephant room
· Spazmatics (of course) cedar street ctyd

Thursday, 10/16
· Austin film festival: see “a sunny, funny fest,” for more. Oct. 16-23. 478-4795. $42, film pass; $9, individual tickets. Www.austinfilmfestival.com
· Jon dee graham, cactus café, country
· Lc rocks, merkaba, 80s
· Arts and drafts, rio rita, knitting and beer (no, i’m not kidding)
· Rock and roll burlesque (every thurs) aces lounge on east side
· Uncle lucius, south threadgills
· Jitterbug vipers, lamberts swing
· Evilfest: evil bands, evil djs, and the museum of mutanstrosities thu., oct. 16, 9pm-2am. Room 710, 710 red river, 476-0997. $6. Www.room710.net
· La dolce vida: live music and a bacchanalia lounge for scotch and cigars. Thu., oct. 16, 6-9pm. Austin museum of art – laguna gloria, 3809 w. 35th, 495-9224 x223. $100. Www.amoa.org (thanks j)
· Third thursday on guad: live music and the crafts of local artisans. Guadalupe between 28th and 38th. Free.www.austinthirdthursday.com

Friday, 10/17
· The brew, latin, elephant room
· Carolyn wonderland, threadgills
· Idgy vaughan, singer songwriter, cactus cafe
· Black and white ball: enjoy a gourmet dinner and silent and live auctions this evening to benefit the texas advocacy project, which provides free legal services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims. Fri., oct. 17, 7pm. Four seasons hotel, 98 san jacinto, 255-9596.www.texasadvocacyproject.org

Saturday, October 18
· Blues jam competition, hanover’s, doors @ 6:30 pm, show 7:00-11:00 pmthe mizzbehavin’ band, jeff & the jump tones, mike milligan & the altar boyz, jt coldfire band, daniel conti and drawing back, michael holt band, and miss julia cruz and the blues illumination
· Seth walker, momos, blues, great
· Sounds under radio, la zona rosa
· Arabic bazaar: a day of belly-dance performances and classes, henna tattoos, and shopping, followed by an evening party with middle eastern entertainment and cuisine ($15 a plate).sat., oct. 18, 10am-10pm. Arabic bazaar, 5013 duval st, 533-9227. Free.www.wmdproductions.com
· Bright leaf fall open house: all ages, guided hikes of this ranging from 30 minutes to two hours. Sat., oct. 18, 9am-1pm. Rr 2222, between mopac & highway 360, 459-7269. Free.www.brightleaf.org
· Fiesta gala celebration: music, dancing, food, and a live auction. Sat., oct. 18, 7:30-11pm. Mexican american statesman, 600 river st., 477-3796 x215. $60 ($50, advance).
· Mediterranean festival: mediterranean foods, cooking demonstrations, wine seminars, and classes (for kids and adults). Enter the pizza-throwing contest or the saganaki (greek flaming cheese) race if you’re feeling adventurous. Sat., oct. 18, 11am-3pm. Texas culinary academy, 11400 burnet rd. #2100, 339-2665. Free ($10, wine-tasting seminar).www.tca.edu
· Tour de fat: before 10am for the bike parade, and get warmed up for the treacherous slow-ride competition at 11:45am. Live music and other performances follow at noon. 2101 bergman, 480-8318. Free. Www.tour-de-fat.com

Sunday, October 19th
· Texas wine and song festival, 3-10pm http://www.texaswineandsong.com/#schedule_content
· Diamond karaoke, cedar street courtyard
· Cajun aces at lamar central market, great to gte a bottle of wine and enjoy the beautiful weather
· The resentments, saxon pub

Wanting a pet for christmas or to celebrate “that next step” in your coupledom? Don’t buy a new one…
· Petfinder.com several austin-area shelters post to this web site, which has thousands of homeless animals available for adoption, complete with photos, medical histories, personality descriptions, and more. Just type in what kind of pet you’re looking for, including size, age, and sex, and up pop dozens of irresistable animals waiting for you to take them home.

Recurring:
· Every tues: air hockey tournament at dirty dog bar
· Free fitness classes: check out the schedule online for classes ranging from dynamic yoga to latin dance fitness. Every saturday in october, 10am-3pm. Dance institute, 6612 sitio del rio, 346-6612. Free.www.danceinstitute.com
· Sahaja yoga meditation aims to help you achieve balance, inner peace, and resistance to stress, depression, and anxiety. Saturdays, 11am-noon. Austin recreation center, 1301 shoal creek blvd, 828-0129. Free.www.austinsahajayoga.org (meetings & instruction)
· Sunset valley farmers market has all the locally produced fresh foods you could ever want, plus lots of nice local farmers to sell ’em to you. Consistently voted to be among the top farmers’ markets in the country (most recently by the audubon society and eating well magazine), svfm is celebrating its 10th year, so stop by, and tell them happy birthday. Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Toney burger center, 3200 jones rd., 280-1976. Free.www.sunsetvalleyfarmersmarket.org
· Yoga at barton springs all experience levels are welcome at this hatha yoga session in the field outside barton springs. Sundays, 9-10:15am. South entrance to barton springs, 609-9230. $5 suggested donation.www.bealoveyoga.com
· Wine & cheese tastings each week of blind tastings features wines bound by a theme or region. If that’s not classy enough for you, there will also be cheeses to sample. And if that’s not enough food, you can spend another $25 for a three-course meal at the end of the evening. Wednesdays, 6:45pm. Green pastures, 811 w. Live oak, 961-6151. $25. Www.winebat.com

Coupons:
· Score secret deals at rei-outlet.com: use coupon code secret8 at checkout. Ends october 20: http://www.rei.com/outlet/search?…ecret+saletgi fridays – buy one, get one free entrée, ends oct 17th: http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f166/mastavic/fridays.jpg
· Restaurant.com 80% off code: eighty. Wasn’t clear last time but normally their gcs are $10 for $25. You’re applying the coupon code to the $10 🙂

New happy hour recs:

1. Kona grill happy hour, available in the lounge and patio only, monday-friday, 3:00pm-7:00pm, reverse happy hour, monday-thursday, 9:00pm-11:00pm, friday-saturday, 10:00pm-12:00am

½ price appetizers
½ price pizzas
½ price sushi rolls
Onion rings
Five spice bbq chicken
*crab special roll
Avocado eggrolls
Kona
Spicy tuna roll
Kona calamari
Margherita
*california roll
Chicken satay
Garlic shrimp
*atlantic roll
Tacos
Shiitake goat cheese

Sweet & spicy shrimp
Hawaiian

Potstickers
Pepperoni

Kahuna bites

2. Daily grill: in domain has hh from 5-7 and 9-11 pm (thanks c!)
Plates for $1.94
Plates for $2.94:
Drinks for $5.00:
Calamari
Two mini crab cakes on buns
Cosmos
Popcorn shrimp
Creole shrimp
Mexican martinis
Chicken quesadillas
Chicken pot pie
Green apple martinis
Two mini cheeseburgers
Seared ahi tuna
Hummus
Spinach artichoke dip
Penne pasta with pesto

3. Eddie v’s edgewater grille opens for happy hour at 4:30p.m. Ending at 7pm every night and all night long on sunday and monday evenings. Half-price appetizers, .35 oysters, and $1 off all drinks

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