Community Events & Things to Do
The Metropolitan Breakfast Club: Election Post-Mortem, What Happened?
Join us for a post-election in-depth analysis with The Texas Tribune's Ross Ramsey. With such special interest in the mid-term elections, what happened? And what will happen next? Ross Ramsey will provide his insight.
A Christmas Affair 2018: Joyeux Noël
at Palmer Events Center
The Junior League of Austin’s 43rd annual A Christmas Affair, Joyeux Noël, will be held November 14-18 at Palmer Events Center. This year’s four-day holiday market is a vintage celebration of the season with a French flair.
A Christmas Affair 2018 Tea Room Luncheon
at Palmer Events Center
Join us in our beautifully decorated tea room, Bistro Noël.
DOVE SPRINGS THANKSGIVING COMMUNITY DINNER
at Mendez Middle School
Join us for a Thanksgiving Community Dinner at Mendez Middle School Gymnasium!
Early Thanksgiving Dinner
at Raindrop Foundation
Dialogue Institue and Raindrop Foundation invites you to early Thanksgiving Dinner with your friends and neighbors.
A Christmas Affair 2018 Breakfast with Santa
at Palmer Events Center
Come cozy and casual all weekend long to enjoy a variety of holiday-inspired activities with Santa. Cost: $30 per person
Sweet Berry Farm Thanksgiving Celebration
at Sweet Berry Farms
Come out and enjoy the Thanksgiving celebration at Sweet Berry Farm November 17th-25th from 11am-5pm.
A Christmas Affair 2018 Coats for Kids Kick Off Family Party
at Palmer Events Center
Come to the 2018 A Christmas Affair Cirque de Demain: JLA Coat Drive Kick Off Party Ticket on Saturday, November 17th from 2-4pm.
1st Annual Thanksgiving Potluck
at Optimus Strength
Join us for an evening of fun, food, and gratitude!
Thanksgiving Break Kids Camp, 2018
at ColdTowne Theater
This two day camp invites elementary school students to create an original, improvised show to be performed at 4 pm on November 20.
Thanksgiving Break Mini Camp
at Austin Tinkering School
School’s out for the entire week… send your kids in for 3 days of tinkering and fun projects before Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving Break Skate
at Playland Skate Center
Join us for our Thanksgiving Break Skate! We will be open extended holiday hours. Come burn off all that yummy holiday food!
at Barton Creek Square
Please join us for a private photo experience for children with special needs and their families. Children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and have their photo taken with him.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
at ZACH Theatre
ZACH’s inspired adaptation of the Dickens’ classic is a musical sleigh ride through rhythm and time, infusing the traditional Victorian story with a score that spans all genres and eras. November 21–December 30, 2018
2018 Steiner Ranch Turkey Trot
at Towne Square Park
We hope you’ll join your neighbors, bring your family, and your friends, to what is sure to be a great start to Thanksgiving Day! We will have Live Music by TexasLaw, free pastries, free coffee and water.
Thanksgiving - Northwest Austin
at P.F. Chang's
This is the big event where we prepare, package and deliver food to the homeless and less fortunate.
Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot
at The Long Center for the Performing Arts
The largest five-mile run in Texas and one of the largest Turkey Trots in the nation with nearly 20,000 participants, the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot is Austin’s beloved Thanksgiving Day tradition benefiting Caritas of Austin.
Gobble Til You Wobble 5K & 10K - Austin
We love THANKSGIVING!!! And to show our love for turkey day we are hosting our second annual Gobble Til You Wobble 5K & 10K!
Plantsgiving Brunch Potluck
Join us for a post-thanksgiving potluck brunch with all your vegan friends & family in Austin! This event is 100% free and we'll work with all attendees to make sure it's 100% vegan!
The Driskill Holiday Tree Lighting
at The Driskill
Join us as we kick off a season of merriment and good cheer at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27, with the annual lighting of The Driskill tree accompanied by the beautiful sounds of holiday music and caroling.
The Metropolitan Breakfast Club: Shifting Sands of Policy and Power in the Middle East
William Inboden is Executive Director and William Powers, Jr. Chair at the William P. Clements, Jr. Center for National Security at the University of Texas-Austin. He also serves as Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Santa on the Terrace
at The Long Center H-E-B Terrace
Santa's back! The Long Center presents Santa on the Terrace, Saturday, December 1st from 9am-2pm, on the H-E-B Terrace. Santa is coming to town a little early this year—don't miss your chance to see him!
at The German Free School
Come for the Food and Entertainment. Stay for a unique shopping experience. We will have authentic German, handcrafted Christmas ornaments, nutcrackers, Schwiebogen, smokers and decor.
Metropolitan Breakfast Club: My Emojis Are Different Than Your Emojis
In business the best ideas, insights and collaborations come from a true population representation — aka, diversity. But, how can we be our best, when over 50 percent of our nation is under represented?
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
at Dittmar Recreation Center
Come Hang out with us for a light breakfast, with sing-a-long songs, crafts and don’t forget to bring your cameras for pictures with Santa!
Austin Santa Crawl - A Holiday Themed Bar Crawl!
at The Best Bars in Austin
Whether you're naughty or nice, it's time to get into the holiday spirit on the Austin Santa Crawl. Throw on your ugly Christmas sweaters and other holiday gear, grab your friends, and come spread some cheer at the best bars in Austin!
Austin Jingle Bell 5K
at The Domain
Calling all runners (and walkers) near and far! It’s time to kick off the holiday season with the 23rd Annual Austin Jingle Bell 5K!!!
A Christmas Concert with Amy Grant
at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Tickets are not yet available. ACL Live Presale tickets go on sale on Thu. Oct 25, 2018 10:00 AM CDT Amy Grant Fan Club Presale tickets go on sale on Thu. Oct 25, 2018 10:00 AM CDT Bless Donor Presale tickets go on sale on Thu. Oct 25, 2018 10:00 AM CDT
Metropolitan Breakfast Club: What’s going on in Austin’s real estate market?
Austin’s real estate market remains one of the hottest in the country, despite worries about a real estate bubble. The economy is booming, and there are no signs of slowing. What's driving the market and should we be worried?
Learn to Dance Social Tango – Beginner Workshop
Would you like to dance tango socially? Join our two hour workshop and learn tips from professional tango dancers to gain confidence on the dance floor. Connect with others as you find beauty in this century-old elegant dance
THE CARVER'S SANTA SPECIAL
at George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center
Presented by The George Washington Carver Ambassadors and The George Washington Carver Museum Cultural and Genealogy Center Free photo with Santa!
SILVER BELL SOCIAL
at Boyd Vance Theatre
A jazzy celebration gift to Austin’s Senior Citizens. 3-5 p.m. in the Boyd Vance Theatre Reception immediately following concert.
1st Annual Trail of Pubs Crawl
at The Domain/ Rock Rose Punch Bowl Social
This will be the 1st Annual Trail of Pubs Crawl at The Domain/ Rock rose area. We will begin our crawl at Punch Bowl Social where you will receive a Christmas goodie bag, which includes a name tag, a Christmas koozie, party favors and the Pub Crawl.
Texas Barbell Christmas Classic
at Crossfit Austin
USAW SANCTIONED WEIGHTLIFTING MEET presented by Texas Barbell Club.
Experience Austin: NYE 2019
at NYE Industry Mixer
Exclusivity. Adventure. Influence. Bring in 2019 with the thought leaders of 2029.
The Black Angels - New Year's Eve @ Mohawk
at Mohawk Austin
New Year's Eve with the Black Angels
2nd annual FIRE & ICE New Year's Eve Party
at Moonfire Lounge
Join us for the most unique New years party in Austin at Moonfire Lounge's FIRE & ICE New Year's Eve Celebration! The FIRE & ICE party is the only place to celebrate NYE the right way. The mood will be set by our DJs and gorgeous dancers!
Red Oak Ballroom NYE 2019 New Year’s Eve Celebration Austin
at Red Oak Ballroom (Northcross Mall)
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