Register online, and get in a green mood. Bring your kayak to help clean up where the land-bound volunteers can't reach. Location info will be provided with registration. A prize will be given to the person finding the most unusual object. Are toes considered "unusual?" 9-11am.
Tired of seeing our city all lit up for the holidays from the ground. Well, these short tours grants you a bird's eye view. Fridays & Saturdays through December. $125, 15-minute tour; $255, 30-minute tour.
Jan Reid, Bill Brands, Sarah Bird, and John Spong are just a few of the 20 authors who will be autographing books for purchase at a discounted rate. Coffee and treats will be available if your blood sugar gets low from all the literary star power. Proceeds go to Texas libraries. 10am-1pm.
The gardens will be covered in lights while inside the kids can enjoy music, crafts, and a puppet show. Sat.-Sun., Dec. 8-9, 6-9pm. Free with donation of two cans of goods for the Capital Area Food Bank.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse, 232-0100
Get a sneak peak at Austin Studios' future expansion and mingle with film, gaming, and music luminaries. Check out some of the new film gear, play some unique games, and see what Austin can offer you as a film professional. 5-9pm. $10.
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)