13 things to do around Austin in September

September 1 | See Courtney Barnett live

Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett will perform at the Moody Amphitheater in Austin. Barnett will come to Austin as part of his Here and There festival, bringing artists Indigo De Souza and Ethel Chain. 7:30 p.m. $54. 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd., Austin. www.hereandtherefest.com

September 3 | Let yourself be carried away by new songs

Austin’s Long Center will present an outdoor music festival, lookOUT, featuring an eclectic lineup of instruments such as synths, electronics, harp and percussion, and performers who “bend and mix genres”, including Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, The Album Leaf, Julianna Barwick and Suite. LookOUT will also have visual artists and food. Midday. $45. 701 W. River St., Austin. 512-474-5664. www.thelongcenter.org

September 4 | Listen to the music of Russ Glenn

Russ Glenn, an American and independent folk musician, will perform at Parmeson Wines. The venue hosts live music events on Sundays. 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Free. 5300 Bell Springs Road, Dripping Springs. www.parmesonwines.com

September 9 | Lace up your sneakers

The annual Zilker Relays will be back. The relay race has teams of four, with each stage covering 2.5 miles. After the race, 1990s cover band Type A will perform music from Weezer, Maroon 5, Blink-182, and more, and TacoDeli will provide lunch for runners. There is a separate 150 meter relay race for children 12 and under. 6 p.m. (children’s race), 6:30 p.m. (full relay). $10 (kids), $70 (full relay). A detailed map of the race is available on the site. www.zilkerrelays.com

September 11 | Honoring Fallen Heroes

Bear Creek Performance Training will hold its annual Memorial Climb of Mount Bonnell in honor of the lives lost on September 11, 2001. Participants will climb Mount Bonnell 44 times, which is equal to the height of the floors of the Twin Towers combined. BCPT will raise funds for Team Red White and Blue, a non-profit health and wellness organization for veterans. Runners will start at 7 a.m., but individual start times are flexible. The event is free. 3800 Mount Bonnell Rd, Austin. www.stayhappening.com/e/bcpts-12th-annual-9-11-memorial-mt-climb-E2ISUN2XWQ3

September 13 | HAAM day

Health Alliance for Austin Musicians will hold its annual HAAM day. HAAM will feature live music from over 100 artists from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Free entry. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Locations vary. 512-541-4226. www.myhaam.org/haam-day

September 17 | Listen to Kikagaku Moyo

Japanese psychedelic rock band Kikagaku Moyo will play their final Austin show at the Far Out Lounge and Stage. First formed in Tokyo, the band released their latest album in May after announcing they would be taking an indefinite hiatus and pursuing other projects. 5 p.m. (doors). $40 (general admission), $75 (VIP). 8504 S. Congress Avenue, Austin. www.thefaroutaustin.com

Sept. 17-18 | Pecan Street Festival

The Pecan Street Association will hold its free Fall Pecan Street Festival with live music and more than 100 vendors selling crafts, food, drink and more. The festival is held every two years to support the preservation of Sixth Street. From 11 a.m. www.pecanstreetfestival.org

September 18 | Support Live Strong

The Livestrong Foundation will host a charity event as part of the 2022 Livestrong Challenge Series at Auditorium Shores. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. The event is a fundraiser for the mission of the foundation, and participants are encouraged to walk or run in honor of those who have been touched by cancer. 7:30 a.m. $49 (per person), $19 (per dog). 900 W. Riverside Drive, Austin. www.livestrong.org/events

September 18 | Observe and admire

The Austin Museum Partnership will host Austin Museum Day. Dozens of Austin-area art, history, culture, science and nature museums collaborate to offer free admission and special events. Participating locations include the Texas Music Museum, Texas Military Forces Museum and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Times and locations vary. Free. www.austinmuseums.org

September 18 | CASA Superhero Race

Circuit of The Americas will be the site of the CASA Superhero Run on September 18. CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates for children, is a national non-profit organization that recruits volunteers to advocate for the rights of neglected or abused children in the legal system, schools and communities. Participants can walk or run a 5K in a superhero outfit of their choice to support CASA’s fundraising efforts. Parking opens at 7 a.m. and racing begins at 8:30 a.m. $10 (festival), $20 (1K), $40 (5K), $45 (timed entry 5K) 9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd., Austin. www.casasuperherorun.com

September 18 | Run to support veterans

The Travis Manion Foundation will hold its annual 9/11 Hero Run at Camp Mabry. Participants of all fitness levels can run, walk or ruck (run with a weighted bag) the 5K honoring first responders and the military. The foundation supports service members and the families of fallen soldiers. 9 a.m. Prices start at $27.95 for a 1-mile run/walk and $34.64 for the 5k for active duty military or first responders. 2200 W. 35th Street, Austin. www.travismanion.org/events/911-heroes-run/2022-austin-tx/

September 22-29 | Discover the big screen

Fantastic Fest, the nation’s largest genre film festival celebrating horror, sci-fi, action and fantasy, is coming to Austin this fall. Tickets are available for half week or full week at $275 and $545, respectively. “Cult member” tickets are also available for $1,495, which includes the full week, food and beverage vouchers, access to exclusive parties and more. The week-long festival will take place at the Alamo Drafthouse at 1120 S. Lamar Blvd. Hours vary. www.fantastiquefest.com

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