"The Wizard of Oz." Walk the yellow brick road or soar over the rainbow with the Austin Symphony Orchestra this weekend. For one night only, the Austin Symphony will perform the memorable score from this beloved film while the audience watches it play on a big screen. It's a whole new way to experience the film starring Judy Garland. 8 p.m. Saturday. $19-$75. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. 512-476-6064, austinsymphony.org.
Benjamin Booker, Bully, Tele Novella at Mohawk outdoor. The Pabst Blue Ribbon Sound Society presents a free show with a killer double bill benefiting the Austin Music Foundation. Gravel-voiced blues man Booker plays a mix of hard-driving guitar provocations and heart-torn slow jams, all delivered with a snarling punk sensibility. Bully is a leading voice in the new generation of post-riot-grrl rockers. Free, RSVP required. 8 p.m. doors Saturday. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com. — Deborah Sengupta Stith
A Cosmic Howloween. South Austin’s Cosmic Coffee & Beer Garden celebrates the season with our furry friends. The Hallooween party is all about the pets: Bring yours to play in a pumpkin patch and to enjoy complimentary treat bags from Poochie Trends Pet Boutique and Bakery. (But get there early for those; only the first 100 dogs will receive one.) Plus, there will be a dog costume contest at 1 p.m., Vodka for Dog People giveaways, and “build your own your own adult lemonade” stand with Tito’s Handmade Vodka that will benefit Austin Wildlife Rescue. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. 121 Pickle Road. cosmiccoffeebeer.com/events.
Austin Food Truck Taste-Off. Taste your way through the bites of more than 20 food trucks — with the result that you'll help to choose which one should win the ultimate prize of $10,000. Participating food trucks include Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar, Asador ATX and Liberation Kitchen. Ten percent of ticket sales benefit local organization Keep Austin Fed. There's live music this year from Barbara Nesbitt, the Washboard Tie Guy and Trent Minter. Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. $8.59-$39.95. Austin American-Statesman, 305 S. Congress Ave. trucklandia.com.
Pinthouse Pizza's 6th Anniversary Party. It's more than a birthday party. The Burnet location of this popular brewpub is celebrating the harvest season, Pinthouse style, with an assortment of hop-filled beers, Oktoberfest pizza and more. The tap list includes Wet Hop Fully Adrift Double IPA (a recent Alpha King winner) and Green Battles IPA (a 2018 World Beer Cup and Great American Beer Festival gold medal winner. 11 a.m. Saturday. Free. 4729 Burnet Road. facebook.com/events/168558844061486/.