In observance of Veterans Day. 2-5pm. Free.
Your Style Avatar Stephen MacMillan Moser returns to the runway with his first clothing creations in eight years. Local celebrities will model and the proceeds go to Hospice Austin. 7-9pm.
Learn about cars during the turn of last century from a guy who has written two books on the topic. 2pm. $10.
The U.S. Army 36th Infantry Division Band gets you in the patriotic spirit with rousing tunes. 4pm.
The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664
Santa's tired of waiting for global warming to catch up at the North Pole. He's spending most of his pre-Christmastime among the 1.5 million lights of Santa's Ranch. Why not join him? Through Dec. 30, 6-10pm. $24 per car.
9561 N. I-35, New Braunfels (two miles south of Tanger Outlet Mall)
Check out all the canine resources, games, contests, and workshops. Friendly dogs with current vaccinations should be leashed before arriving. A portion of the proceeds will benefit German Shepherd Rescue of Central Texas. noon-4pm. $5 (free, kids).
March up Congress Avenue from south of the river to the south side of the Capitol to honor Austin veterans and celebrate the day designated as the end of World War I. 9:15-11am.
Celebrate America's veterans with all the pomp and circumstance that's to be expected from such a respectable lineage. The parade starts at 9am followed by a ceremony on the Capitol steps at 11am. 9am.
Congress, from the bridge to the Capitol
Share the warmth and donate new or gently used blankets, towels, and pillows to five area nonprofits – including Austin Children's Shelter and SafePlace – via city newcomers Sleep Experts. Through Thanksgiving.
Sleep Experts locations or the Girl Scouts of Central Texas