means local boutiques and salons will be having mini- and megaparties all week in celebration. Enjoy each stylish venue à la carte or purchase a VIP ticket for red carpet treatment wherever chic people are found. The whole thing culminates with the Austin Fashion Awards at the Austin Music Hall on May 3. Through May 3.
Don’t miss the running of the wiener dogs as well as sampling the wares of the bake-off, cook-off, and vendors. Sat.-Sun., April 26-27. $3 (kids, free).
City Park, 170 Bobcat Dr, 512/565-0505
As part of Austin Fashion Week, the latest looks from local designers that go from the runway to the sales floor for your purchasing pleasure. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas. 7pm.
Swift's Attic, 315 Congress, 512/482-8842
Chime in on household affordability and fair housing in Austin.
Bring your dog to show support for a leash-free Auditorium Shores. 2pm. Free.
Come out for live music and silent auction and help raise funds for this program that puts dogs at risk of being euthanized with inmates to help train and rehabilitate them for adoption. 3-6pm. Free (dontations of dog treats and toys appreciated).
Nutty Brown Cafe, 12225 Hwy. 290 W., 512/301-4648
Get to know Trish Hurless and her wearable work at this Meet the Designer party. Appetizers, drinks, and minimakeovers will also be available. 1-4pm. Free.
Celebrate those who serve our state and nation with a showcase of the latest flight tech along with historical planes. Various activities (face painting, ball toss, parachute demos, WWII re-enactments, military vehicle rides, etc.) keep the kids engaged. Sat.-SUn., April 26-27, 8am-5pm. Free.