Catelyn Silapachai of The Distillery and Pei Sim Caso of The Paper and Craft Pantry are at it again this fall! The duo has scheduled their 5th biannual marketplace, The Fine Goods Market. Expect to enjoy 11 local retailers, complimentary bites, beverages and a live DJ. The event will take place at The Paper and Craft Pantry, 6:30-9:30. 2511 E. 6th Street; thefinegoodsmarket.com
September 20, 2017
Help raise awareness for adoption and foster care by attending the event, Overcoming odds. This occasion will include performances by local musicians, breathtaking stories on the challenges adoptees and foster children face day-to-day, and an art display. Each guest that attends will receive one appetizer and three drinks including house wines, locally brewed beers, and specialty cocktails as well as have a chance to win skydiving Tickets, Spa Day Package, Golf Outing, Concert/Opera Tickets, and much more. September 20th, 2017. 6:00pm-9:00pm. Tickets range from $25-$500. The Eleanor. 307 West 5th Street, #A; eventbrite.com/e/support-a-cause-help-us-raise-awareness-within-adoption-foster-care-tickets-36802359849?aff=es2.
September 27, 2017
Curated by Abel Design Group
The Abel Design Group, an architecture and design firm, will be covering the design trends from Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan. Guests can expect to enjoy Ca'di Frara, prosecco, light Italian bites, Aperol spritzes, and espressos. Ferrari and Fiat will be showcasing their cars and Campagna Napoli will have their fine fabric and notions on display. September 27th. 5:30pm-8:00pm. The Contemporary Austin. 700 Congress Avenue; to RSVP email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 30, 2017
ENERGY FOR LIFE Walkathon
Those participating in this walkathon are providing the energy for those unable to take part because they suffer mitochondrial disease. Funds raised in this walk will be used by the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) to provide research for an easier diagnosis, better treatments and a cure. To date, the UMDF has funded more than $11 million in research grants aimed at better diagnostic tools, potential therapies, and ultimately, a cure. September 30th. Northeast Metropolitan Park. Registration starts at 8:30 am. Walk kicks-off at 9:30 am. 15500 Sun Light Near Way Pflugerville, Texas, 78660; www.energyforlifewalk.org/centraltexas.
October 4, 2017
Austin Parks Foundation's Party for the Parks
Help Austin Parks Foundation celebrate 25 years of People + Parks by attending Party for the Parks. The sparkling evening will include local bites, tasty sips, and fun activities all to raise much-needed funds for the places and spaces that make Austin, Austin - our parks. October 4th. Tickets $125. 6:30pm. Brazos Hall. 204 East 4th Street; https://party.austinparks.org/.
October 11, 2017
Candlelight Ranch 2017
Dance for Candlelight is Candlelight Ranch’s premiere fundraising event of the year. This year’s toe-tapping occasion will feature a roaring night of dancing and high spirits with Ange K and the Matchmakers and food and beverages from Austin’s hippest restaurants. It is promised to be a fun night that raises awareness and funds to support the children they serve. October 10th, 2017. 7:00pm-10:00pm. Tickets range from $125-$175. Texas Federation of Women's club. 2312 San Gabriel St; http://candlelightranch.org/event/dance-for-candlelight/.
October 19, 2017
Champions for Children Luncheon
The 18th annual Champions for Children Luncheon provides an opportunity for Austin’s non-profit and business communities to join together to honor caregivers and volunteers who have been selected for their exemplary work with children in need. The luncheon will feature Country Music singer and songwriter, Jimmy Wayne, who will tell his story on how he went from foster child to recording artist. October 19th. JW Marriott. Tickets start at $100. 110 East 2nd Street. 12:00pm- 1:30pm; helpinghandhome.org/champions-for-children/
October 29, 2017
AIDS Walk Austin
In its 30th year, AIDS Walk Austin returns to Republic Square Park. Benefiting AIDS Services of Austin and 10 sharing agencies, this event brings together people (and pets) from all walks of life. The event attracts over 900 people annually for an afternoon of celebration and remembrance of those affected by HIV. Beging the day with a festival in the park featuring live music, food trucks, vendors, and activities, and then walk the 2.5 mile route that uses the Capital as a round-about. October 29th. 11:30am-3:30pm. Republic Square Park. Tickets $15. 422 Guadalupe St; aidswalkatx.greatfeats.com/home
October 30, 2017
The Andy Roddick 12th Annual Gala featuring Jake Owen
The Andy Roddick Foundation Gala brings together approximately 2,000 supporters, friends, partners and concert-goers for an evening of celebration and music. The evening features a cocktail reception, an extensive live auction, an elegant dinner and live concert by Jake Owen at the world famous Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater. The event attracts the biggest names in music and entertainment and has raised $7 million since 2012 to support the foundation’s afterschool and summer learning and enrichment programs. October 30th. Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater. Tables ($10K for 10 people), sponsorships and individual gala seats ($1,250). 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd Suite 1B;http://mailchi.mp/arfoundation/12thannualgala
November 2, 2017
James Beard Foundation Taste America
Austin's weekend-long Taste America program will feature an exclusive kick-off event, a one-of-a-kind benefit dinner prepared by Taste America All-Star Ludo Lefebvre, Local Star Tyson Cole and pastry chef Laura Sawicki, as well as free in-store consumer events at Sur La Table at The Domain with celebrity chef appearances, cooking demonstrations, book signings, tastings from local producers and artisans, and more. Kicks off November 2nd. 7:00 pm. Tickets range from $225-$3600. Location to be announced; jamesbeard.org/taste-america-tickets.