October 10, 2017
September 22, 2017
Join 5,5500 Austinites as they build a healthier future, free of cardiovascular diseases, at the annual Austin Heart & Stroke Walk - a 5K event benefiting the life-saving work of the American Heart Association. Heart Walk is the premier fundraiser for the AHA in Austin, driving cardiovascular research and education while celebrating heart-healthy lifestyles in a family-friendly and pet-friendly event! The walk and celebration are FREE and open to the public; the chip-timed 5K run has a $40 registration donation. Opens at 7; timed 5K race starts at 8:30 and the Heart Walk itself kicks off at 9am. 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704. Register as an individual or join a team today at www.AustinHeartWalk.org.
Come enjoy an open bar and inventive cuisine from over 20 of Austin’s most notable chefs. The live and silent auctions showcase the best in luxury items, trips, and experiences. All proceeds benefit Austin Film Festival’s Young Filmmakers Program. October 25th. Tickets $100. 7:00PM-10:00PM. The Driskill Hotel. 604 Brazos Street; austinfilmfestival.com.
Help Engel & Völkers Finest Real Estate Worldwide kick off NORTHSIDE AMPLIFIED, a three-part music series open to the public. Guests will have the opportunity to watch DJ 2dQ spin out on the NORTHSIDE Lawn followed by incredible live music from Matt Wilson Band. The music series will continue Saturday, September 30 with The Night Owls, Which will also mark the one-year anniversary of Domain NORTHSIDE and on Saturday, October 28 with Charlie Mars. Kicks off August 26th. 6:00pm-9:00pm. Domain Northside; www.domainnorthside.com.
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
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/arfoundat
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-t
In the spirit of the mission to get kids moving, this unique food and beverage tasting experience for adults incorporates a twist to inspire guests to ‘shake their bones.’ Don’t miss this tasty, interactive opportunity to raise funds for Boneshaker Project’s local programs and initiatives. which inspire kids to lead active, healthy lifestyles. November 2nd. 7:00-9:30. 800 Congress. Tickets $100-$200. boneshaker.ticketbud.com/m2t2017.
More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS is The ALS Association’s biggest annual event, which raises funds that allow our local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year. November 4th. 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM. Mueller Lake Park. 4550 Mueller Blvd; web.alsa.org/site/TR?fr_id=12629&pg=entry#.WaWTBJOGPVp.
Manuels hosts Friendship Fiesta, benefiting Finding-Freedom-through-Friendship.org. The festive evening will feature a VIP cocktail reception with Mario Lopez for platinum, gold and silver sponsors, a Friendship Fiesta on the garden patio with cocktails, hors-d'oeuvres, live music, entertainment, a silent auction, and four-course chef's dinner in the dining room. November 5th. 4:00pm-8:00pm. Tickets $150-$250. Sponsorships $1500-$10,000. 10201 Jollyville Rd.; ticketbud.com/events/93c7f06e-8cc5-11e7-9ace-8b1ac1167966.
Join Help Clifford Help Kids for their 17th annual celebration of great fun, presented by the Clifford Antone Foundation and benefiting American YouthWorks. The event will feature fabulous food and drinks, live music by Los Lobos, and a memorable live and silent auction that is sure to wow you. November 8th. 8:00 pm. Tickets $29-$39. ACL Live at The Moody Theater. 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd; acl-live.com/calendar/hchk-2017
For the fourth year in a row, POP Austin will showcase some of the world's most talented multi-media artists, featuring work from 43 artists, including over 20 new featured artists as well as 7 Austin locals. Throughout the event, guests will have the opportunity to experience some of the best fine art, sculpture, photography, digital art, light-based art and more. November 9th-12th. Fair Market. 1100 E 5th Street; wl.seetickets.us/event/POP-Austin/351489?afflky=POPAustin.
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/.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Central Texas will host the 6th Annual Key to the Cure featuring celebrity Chef Tim Love who is known for his signature urban western cuisine and his vibrant personality. Key to the Cure will feature his delicious food, high-energy live entertainment and a rooftop after-party sponsored by Tito’s Vodka. Over the past five years, this event has raised over a million dollars for cystic fibrosis research and continues to grow and sell out each year. This is a party you don’t want to miss! November 17. 6:30 - 7:30pm: VIP Reception | 7:30 - 11:00pm: Main Event | 11:00-12am: Tito’s Rooftop After-Party. Individual tickets start at $150 each and sponsorship opportunities begin at $5,000. Brazos Hall downtown. 204 E 4th; http://keytothecureau
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.
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/
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/.
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/.
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/.