Of course, we’ll be at the Taylor Swift concert, but if you aren’t heading to Circuit of the America’s here’s some other things to do with the family this weekend:
Monstober: Frankenfigures. 4 p.m. Friday, Twin Oaks Branch; Die-oramas, 5 p.m. Friday, University Hills Branch.
Texas Museum of Science & Technology Star Party. Every Friday in October, look at the stars in the parking lot. 8 p.m. Fridays. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org.
Boo at the Zoo. Dress up and enjoy the zoo with Halloween-themed activities. 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October. $15. Austin Zoo, 10808 Rawhide Trail. austinzoo.org
Sweet Berry Farm fall fun. The Texas-shaped hay maze and smaller candy corn hay maze are open through Nov. 6. You can also find hay rides, pumpkin decorating, a train and more. Priced per event. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. 1801 FM 1980, Marble Falls. sweetberryfarm.com.
Chase for the Cure Hoop-a-thon and Skills Challenge. Help raise awareness about epilepsy and send kids to camp. $5 to participate in the Hoop-a-thon; $15 for skills challenge participants. 1-5 p.m. Saturday. Dripping Springs High School gyms, 940 W. U.S. 290, Dripping Springs. chaseforthecure.net
Science Saturday Hallow-Steam with exploding pumpkins, Austin Reptile Shows, laboratories and creepy activities. Costumes encouraged. Noon-6 p.m. Saturday. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org.
Baby Bloomers for kids infant to 3. Learn about farm harvests, 9 a.m. Saturday. $4.50. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. Thinkeryaustin.org.
BookPeople story times. Anna Westbrook reads, 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com.
Barnes & Noble 11 a.m. Saturday story times at all locations: Halloween, Saturday.
Made with Code. 1 p.m. Saturday, Hampton Branch.
ReUse & Fix It Festival. Noon, Saturday Recycled Reads Bookstore.
Monster Mash Bash. 2 p.m. Saturday, Twin Oaks Branch.
Barton Hill Farms fall festival. Find a lot to do including the maze in the shape of Lonesome Dove, live music, pumpkin painting, train rides and more. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 13. $11 adults, $8 3-10 years old, free for children 2 and younger. $1 off online. Barton Hill Farms, 1115 FM 969, Bastrop. bartonhillfarms.com.
Thinkery workshops: Whisks & Wizards for kids 4 and older. Create magic in the kitchen. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $8 child, $8 adult. Superhero capes for ages 4 and older. 11:15 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. $8 child, $8 adult. Sewn Circuits for ages 8 and up. Make light-up embroidery. 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. Thinkeryaustin.org.
“Rosita y Conchita.” See this bilingual Día de los Muertos play about two sisters who try to reunite. $8-$12. 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org.
“Charlotte’s Web.” Aerial artists Sky Candy bring the spider to life. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $16-$21. Zach Theatre’s Kleberg Theatre, 1421 W. Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org.
Halloween Concert. Hear Halloween-themed music from the Austin Symphony. $10-$15. 3 p.m. Sunday. Long Center. 701 Riverside Drive. austinsymphony.org.
BookPeople events. Donna Janell Bowman reads “Step Right Up,” 3 p.m. Sunday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com.