Mustaches are everywhere — from faces in Austin, a very pro-mustache city, to clothing designed for facial hair-challenged children.
They’re iconic symbols of manly men (think Tom Selleck in “Magnum P.I.” and Burt Reynolds from “Smokey and the Bandit”).
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Austin Museum Day with the Austin Facial Hair Club. The club will celebrate the mustache with activities for the whole family at the O. Henry Museum, 409 E. Fifth St., during Austin Museum Day on Sept. 22. You can get your face painted with or without a mustache, kids. Austin’s famous mustachioed author O. Henry will be inducted into the club posthumously, and Jared Ficklin will give a grand speech about mustache design.
Wahl Man of Austin. The hair clipper company will give out this award to the man with the best facial hair. The prize is $500 plus a trimmer. Everything happens Sept. 28-29 during the Pecan Street Festival, where you’ll also be able to get a trim. Stop by the Wahl tent or enter online at wahlnation.com.