We’re going to be close to 90 degrees this weekend, until we get to a possible rain shower on Sunday. Bring your sunscreen, your bug spray and head out for these family activities.


Thinkery.  Little Thinkers Club.  Get Into Shapes. 9:45 a.m. for 2-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. for 3-year-olds, Fridays through Oct. 27. $20 per class, $140 for the series. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.  thinkeryaustin.org

Sprouts. Hands-on preschool program. 10 a.m. Fridays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.  wildflower.org

That’s My Face: Youth and Young Adult Film Series: “I Am Not Your Negro.” Free. 6:30 p.m. Friday. Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St.  austintexas.gov

Family Movie Night:  “Ghostbusters: Answer the Call.” 3:30 p.m. Friday, Old Quarry Branch.

The Austin Zoo puts on Boo at the Zoo next month. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN


Boo at the Zoo. Dress up and enjoy the zoo with Halloween-themed activities. 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October. $17.50. Austin Zoo, 10808 Rawhide Trail.  austinzoo.org

Zoe Wiebusch, 5, of Austin paints on an mural at Austin Kiddie Limits on the final day of the 2016 Austin City Limits Festival. Erika Rich for American-Statesman


Elgin Christmas Tree Farm Fall Farm Fun. Explore a corn maze, hay bale maze and a crazy maze, plus go on a hay ride, visit animals and get a mini pumpkin to decorate. Big pumpkins to purchase. $7. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Pumpkin Festival, Oct. Saturday and Sunday, with special activities. Elgin Christmas Tree Farm, 120 Nature’s Way, Elgin.  elginchristmastreefarm.com

Sweet Berry Farm. Hay rides, corn mazes, pick your own pumpkins and more. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, through Nov. 8. Pay per activity. 1801 FM 1980, ?Marble Falls.  sweetberryfarm.com

Austin Kiddie Limits. Hear kids music, plus build things, make art and dance. Free for kids 10 and younger with parent with a wristband. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Zilker Park.  aclfestival.com/kids

Celebrate trees at Families Create at Contemporary Austin this month. 


Toybrary Austin. Date night babysitting. For ages 1-5. $25 first child, $10 siblings. 5-8 p.m. Saturdays.  Staci Gray Outdoor Concert. 6 p.m. Saturday. $10 per child. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane.  toybraryaustin.com

Baby Bloomers. Learn about fall on the farm. For infant to 3. 9 a.m. Saturday. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.  thinkeryaustin.org

Contemporary Austin.  Families Create: Tree Tales.  Learn more about trees with Tree Folks and make art around it. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St.  thecontemporaryaustin.org

Wildflower Center. Nature Nets. See what’s in the ponds. Noon-2 p.m. Saturday.  Nature Play Hour. Play in the Family Garden. 11 a.m. Saturdays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.  wildflower.org

BookPeople: Story times:  Diwali, 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.  bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble 11 a.m. Saturdays story times at all locations: “After the Fall.”

Barking Book Buddies: Mornings with Moxie. 10 a.m. Saturday, Manchaca Road Branch.

The Thinkery makes costumes this weekend at its workshops. Credit: Thinkery


Robinson Family Farm Pumpkin Patch. Go through a corn maze, go on a hay ride, pet the goats and pick a pumpkin. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29. Free, but pay for activities and pumpkins. 3780 White Owl Lane, Temple.  therobinsonfamilyfarm.com

Barton Hill Farms. Corn maze, farm animals and more than 30 activities, plus pumpkin picking. 10 a.m.-8 pm. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 5. $14, extra for pumpkins and face painting. 1115 FM 969, Bastrop.  bartonhillfarms.com

Evergreen Christmas Tree Farm Pumpkin Hunt. Go hunting pumpkins, launch pumpkins, train ride, maze, mini golf, fishing pond, pony rides and bounce house. $2.50 for each activity. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays in October. 242 Monkey Road.  evergreen-farms.com

Dave Williams feeds the llamas, goats and emus at Crowe’s Nest Farms. Ralph Barrera/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Fall Family Fun Days. Enjoy raptor shows, snake shows, sheep shearing, corn shucking, apple cider making, live music, and lots of local vendors selling everything from fresh organic produce, eggs, honey, jam, and bread and more. $3-$9. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays in October. Crowe’s Nest Farm, 10300 Taylor Lane.  crowesnestfarm.org

Costume Design. Make your own costume. For ages 4 and older. $8. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

“Rosita y Conchita.” See this bilingual Día de los Muertos play about two sisters who try to reunite. $8-$12. 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday; 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St.  scottishritetheater.org

Emily Ann Theatre presents “Thumbelina.” See this classic children’s tale on stage. $8-$10. 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21; 2 p.m. Sunday. 1101 Ranch Road 2325, Wimberley.

Pollyanna Theatre Company presents “A Moon of my Own.”


Alamo Drafthouse events. “The Addams Family” Party. 4 p.m. Sunday, Mueller.   drafthouse.com

Pollyanna Theatre Company presents “A Moon of My Own.”  A young girl goes on an adventure with the moon. For kids kindergarten through second grade. 2 p.m. Sunday. $10.50-$13.50. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive.  thelongcenter.org