November 15, 2017
The Junior League of Austin's 2017 A Christmas Affair
A Christmas Affair is the largest fundraiser for The Junior League of Austin, an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The annual event hosts approximately 200-vendors in a themed shopping extravaganza which includes parties, children’s events, a private shopping brunch, and the season’s biggest celebrity, Santa! November 15th-19th. Palmer Events Center. 900 Barton Springs Road; Variety of ticket prices and times available on jlaustin.org/a-christmas-affair/.
November 18, 2017
Rodeo Austin BBQ Auction and Concert
A happy hour and silent auction will kick off Rodeo Austin's BBQ Auction & Concert, followed by a catered first-class BBQ dinner! A live auction will be held where guests will enjoy opportunities to bid on and purchase items such as weekend hunts, hotel stays, golf packages, and more. To top the night off, country star Neal McCoy will headline the event. All proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward Rodeo Austin's mission of Promoting Youth Education-Preserving Western Western Heritage. November 18th. 5:30pm. Tickets range from $28-$63. ACL Live at Moody Theater. 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd; RodeoAustin.com.
November 19, 2017
Outdoor Voices Dog Jog
Austin based activewear brand Outdoor Voices is hosting the biggest Dog Jog yet in Austin, Texas. Join them for a dog-friendly 5K loop and tailgate. All participating Dog Joggers will receive an event tee for humans and bandana for pups. A portion of ticket sales go to Austin Pets Alive. November 19th. 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Tickets start at $35. Lions Municipal Golf Course. 2901 Enfield Road; www.outdoorvoices.com/pages/dog-jog.
November 19, 2017
Brawl & Brews Workout Event
Kick off your morning with a Brawl! Join The Barre code for a cardio kickboxing class followed by a refreshing beer from St. Elmo’s. To add to the Sunday Funday, they'll be raffling off a $100 gift card to attendees from Outdoor Voices! November 19. 10:00am. St. Elmo Brewing Company. 440 E St Elmo Rd G-2; RSVP: Here
November 24, 2017
17th Annual Blue Genie Art Bazaar
The Blue Genie Art Bazaar (BGAB) is an annual four-week holiday shopping event featuring handmade artwork, jewelry, and gifts from approximately 200 regional and local Austin artists. In addition to shopping for unique gifts and creations, the bazaar presents a range of activities and live music. Celebrating 17 years in Austin and its second year at a new location on Airport Boulevard, BGAB is a family-friendly experience where shoppers can browse in a hassle-free environment with centralized checkout. November 24th-December 24th. 10am-10pm daily except Dec. 24th, closing at 6 pm. Free admission & Parking. 6100 Airport Blvd; bluegenieartbazaar.com/.
November 24, 2017
STAG Provisions One and Done
Help STAG Provisions celebrate their "One and Done" event! Each day from November 24th-27th, they will offer a new assortment of vintage furniture, objects, and art! Not only that, but there will be a discount on one apparel or accessory item each day during the event! November 24th-27th. STAG Provisions. 1423 S Congress Ave AND 11700 Domain Blvd. #120.
November 25, 2017
Adelante Boutique & The Scout Guide Austin Small Business Saturday Pop-Up Shop
Join Adelante Boutique and The Scout Guide Austin to SHOP SMALL at their Small Business Saturday Pop-Up Shop! Come support local Austin makers while enjoying seasonal sips and bites. Expect ceramic decor and jewelry by Eliana Bernard, custom blended lipsticks and glosses by Lip Service XO, waxed canvas goods by Newton Supply Co, complimentary book bar by The Scout Guide Austin, and Holiday weekend deals by Adelante Boutique! November 25. 11:00am-3:00pm. Adelante. 1206 West 38th St; RSVP: Here.
November 28, 2017
Hotel Ella Literary Salon with Turk Pipkin's Book of the every other Month Club
Drink, Read and Be Merry! Join writer and filmmaker Turk Pipkin for a fun evening of good books and great wine. Turk will be reading selections from his ambitious new book project, the Book of the every other Month Club. We'll also be serving The Turk Wine by the glass and by the magnum. Turning Wine into Water, all proceeds from The Turk Wine fund clean water for rural schools in Kenya where Turk and The Nobelity Project support education for all. Guests who subscribe to Turk’s new book club will take home a signed, first edition copy of The Moleskin Mystery, the first of the six new books in the series. Help us celebrate Giving Tuesday by giving the gift of clean water and the love of books. November 28. 6:00pm-8:00pm. Hotel Ella Ballroom. 1900 Rio Grande; www.turkpipkin.com/.
December 2, 2017
Outlaw Country and The Cosmic Cowboy at Annual Heart of the City Event
SIMS Foundation invites you to celebrate Outlaw Country and the Cosmic Cowboy at the annual Heart of the City event. Enjoy a night of live music, storytelling and more, all the while raising mental health awareness in the music industry. Hosted by singer-songwriter and Texas music icon Bob Livingston. December 2nd. 7 pm. Emo's East. 2015 E Riverside Drive; simsfoundation.org/heart-of-the-city/.
December 2, 2017
The House of Creed's Viking 360 Experience at Neiman Marcus
The House of Creed invites you to discover Viking, the fiery, highly anticipated new men’s fragrance. Embark on a journey through virtual reality and be the first to explore the immersive 360° Viking tour – a boundless exploration of Iceland’s unmarked territory. December 2. 2:00pm-6:00pm. Neiman Marcus. 3400 Palm Way.
December 2, 2017
Come join us at Kindnesspalooza to support The Kindness Campaign, a non-profit foundation which supports anti-bullying curriculum in schools! The Mrs band, an all-female pop rock band with a positive message, will be headlining at the event. There will also be performances by Madison McWilliams, Courtney Santana, Haley Betron and Midnight Butterfly. Little ones can enjoy a performance from Zach Scott's newly minted puppet show, an appearance from Enoughie Buddy, and much more! Sponsors for this family-friendly event include KIND Snacks, Kendra Scott, Consuela Style, Busy Mom Baking, and Ruby and Violet Jewelry. December 2nd. 11:00am-4:00pm. Open to the public. 2307 1-35, Round Rock, TX.
December 6, 2017
The Fine Goods Market 6th pop-up event!
Join The Fine Goods Market for their 6th pop-up event, with evening showcase + shopping experience alongside some of Austin's best handmade and vintage vendors. You'll get a chance to meet local makers + designers and shop their wares, sip on complimentary drinks, nibble on locally made treats while enjoying an evening of music, mingling and fun! This market will benefit a local non-profit chapter and a portion of every dollar made at this market will go directly to their cause. December 6th. 6:30pm-9:30pm. The Paper + Craft Pantry. 2511 East 6th Street; RSVP: Here
February 23, 2018
Unmasked Gala 2018
Help Wonders & Worries celebrate 16 years of supporting families through a parent’s illness. The memorable masquerade gala held in the refined luxury of The JW Marriott Austin will include cocktails, dinner, a live auction, raffles, and entertainment. February 23. 7:00pm. Individual tickets $250. Tables start at $2,500. Sponsorships start at $5,000. JW Marriot. 110 E 2nd St; http://www.wondersandworries.org/events/unmasked/.