Now that another Austin City Limits Music Festival is in the books, time to look for the next set of enticing social events, including some key arts openings and the parties associated with the Formula One Race Weekend.
But first, a couple of big save-the-dates for the coming year: Rodeo Austin Gala with Jamey Johnson and Lee Ann Womack is Feb. 9, 2019 and Mack, Jack and McConaughey is April 25-26, 2019.
Oct. 17: Swan Songs Serenade Benefit. Riverbend Centre.
Shinyribs performs for backers of this group that fulfills musical last wishes.
Oct. 17: Root Ball for TreeFolks. 7Co, 1501 E. Seventh St.
This group has planted millions of tree in the Austin area.
RELATED: How TreeFolks turned one sapling into 2.8 million trees.
Oct. 18: “Sound & Silence: The Rhythms of Life” opening from Tapestry Dance Company. Long Center.
The fall show from this acclaimed Austin rhythm and tap group runs through Oct. 21.
Oct. 18: Holders of Hope to benefit Austin Center for Grief and Loss. Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum.
A garden party in the fall? You have our attention.
Oct. 20: Bridging Cultures, Building Leaders. Impact Hub, 5540 N. Lamar Blvd.
The African Leadership Bridge provides education and mentorship for future leaders.
Oct. 20: HC4A Gala from Hindu Charities for America. Crown Plaza Austin.
Scholarships for disadvantaged students are the goal of this annual shindig.
Oct. 19-21: Blu Party + My Yacht Club. Moonfire Lounge +Rooftop.
The best of the surviving pop-up parties during the U.S. Grand Prix are co-joined.
Oct. 19: Steve Parker’s “War Tuba Recital” — Tito’s Prize Exhibition opening. Big Medium, 916 Springdale Road.
Parker is a beloved artist-musician whose exhibit continues through Nov. 18.
Oct. 21: Octo Tea for AIDS Services of Austin. Still, 440 E. St. Elmo Road.
The Octopus Club honors Lew Aldridge for 29 years of service.
Oct. 21: Eat Your Words for Austin Bat Cave. Texas French Bread.
Storytelling goes with dinner at this event for ABC’s free writing programs for kids.
Oct. 23: Golden Door Gala for ADL. JW Marriott.
Edie Rogat, Cotter Cunningham and Robyn Sperling will receive honors this year.
Oct. 23: “The Play that Goes Wrong” opening. Bass Concert Hall.
The Broadway in Austin season gets underway with this nonmusical farce that plays through Oct. 28.
Oct. 24: Austin Green Awards. Sunset Room.
Find out who is building with an eye to the future of the planet.
Oct. 24: Amazon in Austin: Dancing for the Forest. Springdale Station.
Dance along with music from Oliver Rajamani to benefit Rainforest Partnership.