Nightlife

Vintage Christmas Tree Painting at Lala's. Christmas is less than three months away, so it's time to start prepping the holiday decor. The Christmas-loving bar Lala's Little Nugget invites you to come in and paint your own ceramic heirloom. You've got options for what to make: a lighted gingerbread house, a medium-size skinny tree, a large tree and a cactus. Spaces are limited. All pieces will be glazed, fired off-site and available for pickup at Lala's at a later date. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23. $65. 2207 Justin Lane. facebook.com/events/2322061631442014

"Stranger Things" trivia night. The Volstead is turning upside down to celebrate Netflix phenomenon "Stranger Things" with a trivia night dedicated solely to the show. All three seasons will be covered. There will themed drinks and prizes for the top teams. Prizes will also be offered for best costume, so come as your favorite character. Teams of one to six are welcome; sign-ups start at 7 p.m., with music kicking off a half-hour before. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Free. 1500 E. Sixth St. facebook.com/events/414279219214364

Music

Hunt Sales Memorial. In a career that began when he was a teen in the mid-’60s, Sales has seen and done it all. Now leading his new project, Hunt Sales Memorial, he’s stepping out into the spotlight at last. “I’m a guy who’s worked with the biggest stars in the world, but I’m still unknown and underground,” the 64-year-old Austinite said. Seating for this event is first come, first served; come early for your pick of the house. 7 p.m. Oct. 23. $19. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Dr. 512-476-5664, thelongcenter.org

Books

"Bread on the Table" Release Party. Easy Tiger Bake Shop and Beer Garden is proud to celebrate the publication of head baker David Norman's debut cookbook: "Bread on the Table: Recipes for Making and Enjoying Europe's Most Beloved Breads." The release party includes a meet-and-greet with Norman, signed copies of the book available for purchase, bites made from recipes in the book, live music by John Michael Branch and a pop-up bake sale with Barton Springs Mill. 6 p.m. Oct. 23. Free. 6406 N. Interstate 35, Suite 1100. easytigerusa.com/easy-tiger-austin-calendar

Family

Community Night Spotlight: Native American Heritage. During Community Night Spotlight evenings, the Thinkery shines a light on one aspect of the rich diversity that makes Austin such an amazing place to live, play and learn, using educational activities facilitated by staff and special community presenters. This playful evening celebrates histories, cultures and the artistic and scientific contributions of people and families of Native American heritage. 4 p.m. Oct. 23. Free. 1830 Simond Ave. 512-469-6200, thinkeryaustin.org/community-programs