Pumpkin patches, Museum Day and more Austin family events, Sept. 23-29
Robinson Family Farm Pumpkin Patch.Wander through a corn maze, go on a hay ride, pet the goats and pick a pumpkin. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 4. Free, but pay for each activity and pumpkins, or get a $10 wristband for everything. 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. to 7 pm. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays, beginning Saturday through Nov. 4. $15.95, extra for pumpkins and face painting. 1115 FM 969, Bastrop. bartonhillfarms.com
Sweet Berry Farm. Hay rides, corn mazes, pick your own pumpkins and more. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 4. Pay per activity. 1801 FM 1980, ?Marble Falls. sweetberryfarm.com
Austin Museum Day. Tour some of Austin’s most well-known and little-known museums for free Sunday. Museums also host special events such as fossil, bones and more identification day at Texas Memorial Museum. Get the full list at austinmuseums.org.
Science Mill.Girl Scout Badge Day. Do activities and earn a badge based on your program level. Saturday. Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org
Thinkery. Baby Bloomers for kids age birth to 3. Learn about Color this month. 9 a.m. Monday and Saturdays. $5. Art Start: Nature as Our Canvas workshop. 9:45 a.m. for 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. for 2-year-olds and 11:45 a.m. for 3-year-olds, Wednesday. $20 per class. Namaste & Play: Get Into Shapes. 9:45 a.m. for 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. for 2-year-olds and 11:45 a.m. for 3-year-olds, Friday. $20 per class. Slime Time workshop for ages 4 and older. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Saturday. $8. Parents’ Night Out, 5:30-10 p.m. Friday. Kids must be 4 or older and potty-trained. $45 first child, $25 each additional sibling. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.thinkeryaustin.org
Bullock Museum.Story time: Giddy up. 10 a.m. Thursday. American Indian Heritage Day. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for school groups, 6-8 p.m. for the public, Friday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Toybrary Austin.Kids’ Cooking Classes. 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. $15. Baby Play Date. 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. Music Class With Miss Ariel. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. $10. Drop-in Dance Class, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. $12. Chair Massage while the Littles Play. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday and Friday. $1 a minute. Theatre classes. 10:30 a.m. Fridays. $10. Date Night Child Care. 5-8 p.m. Friday. $25-$10. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
Wildflower Center.Fortlandia Grand Opening Weekend. Step inside forts from University of Texas students and Austin architects in the Texas Arboretum. Saturday-Sept. 30. Nature Creations: Bracelets. Make bracelets using things from nature. 10 a.m. Saturday. Free. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
“Tortoise and Hare” at Zach Theatre. The Aesop fable becomes a musical for ages 5 and older. 2 p.m. Saturday. 6:30 p.m. Friday. $18-$24. Kleburg Stage, 1421 W. Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org
Pollyanna Theatre presents “The Mystery of the Green Teeth Ghost.” 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sept. Saturday and Sept. 30. $10.50 and up. The Long Center, 701 Riverside Drive. longcenter.org
Emily Ann Theatre presents “Little Red Riding Hood.” See this classic children’s tale on stage. $10-$8. 10 a.m. Saturdays starting Saturday; 2 p.m. Sundays. 1101 RM 2325, Wimberley. emilyann.org
Alamo Drafthouse events.“The House with A Clock in its Walls” Family Party. 11:45 a.m. Sunday, Lakeline. “Small Foot” Family Party. 1o a.m. Saturday, Slaughter Lane. drafthouse.com.
BookPeople events.Events:Ngozi Ukazu reads “Check, Please!” 2 p.m. Monday. Max Brallier reads “Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond.” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday story times.Hispanic Heritage. Tuesday. Banned Books. Wednesday. Let’s Get Moving. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble Events:11 a.m. Saturday story time at all locations: “I Am Neil Armstrong.”barnesandnoble.com
At the library
Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie the Dog. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Yarborough Branch. With Roo the Dog. 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Little Walnut Creek Branch. With Aussie. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, North Village Branch. With Daisy the Dog. 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Ruiz Branch.
Pajama Storytime. 6 p.m. Monday, University Hills Branch. 6:30 p.m. Monday, Central Library. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Branch. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Manchaca Road Branch. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Old Quarry Branch. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Millwood Branch. 6 p.m. Thursday, Spicewood Springs Branch. 6 p.m. Thursday, North Village Branch. 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Carver Branch.
Music & Movement. 11 a.m. Thursday, Howson Branch.
Lego Lab. 2 p.m. Tuesday, St. John Branch. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.
Literature Live, “Tales from Graves.” 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Twin Oaks Branch. 11 a.m. Wednesday, Yarborough Branch. 10:15 a.m. Friday, Cepeda Branch.
Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Monday, Southeast Branch. 3 p.m Wednesday, Ruiz Branch.
NBTween Graphic Novel Club.“The Nameless City.” 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Branch. “The Oceans of Secrets.” 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Branch.
Early Literacy Playgroup. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Old Quarry Branch. 10:15 a.m. Friday, Pleasant Hill Branch.
College Planning Workshop: College Admissions 101. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Central Library.
Mother Daughter Book Club. “Firegirl.” 6 p.m. Wednesday, Pleasant Hill Branch.
Tween and Teen Anime Club. 3:30 p.m. Friday, Twin Oaks Branch.
Read It, Sing it, Let Us Hear It Open Mic! 1 p.m. Saturday, Carver Branch.