Calendar Austin Events 2017

Austin Events 2017 for Wed., Nov. 22
November
  • Operation Turkey

    Register online at www.operationturkey.com to help cook, package, and deliver food and clothing to the homeless. The goal is 50,000 meals, so every hand helps. Won't volunteering feel better than a third helping of turkey?
  • ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot

    This turkey-day tradition offers participants the option of a timed or untimed 5-mile run, 1-mile walk and a kids’ K. If the running doesn't tire out the kiddos, there will be activities and games. Proceeds will benefit Caritas of Austin.
    $8-40.
    Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664
  • Blue Genie Art Bazaar

    Need something Austin-y (art, jewelry, prints, clothing, etc., whatnot, and then some) for a loved one this year? Thousands of original works from more than 200 artists and artisans will help you with your gifting conundrums.
    Daily Nov. 24-Dec. 24, 10am-10pm
    Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport
December
  • Wild Ideas Shopping Event

    Local artists and artisans hock their creations for your gifting convenience.
    Fri.-Sun., Dec. 1-3. Free.
    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse, 512/232-0100
  • Art From the Streets Show & Sale

    This annual show and sale features works of art from artists from the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless.
    Sat.-Sun., Dec. 2-3, 11am-5pm
    Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/404-4000
  • German-Texan Heritage Society Christmas Market

    A festival atmosphere with traditional German Christmas music, hand-made, imported crafts direct from the Erzgebirge region of Germany, and a visit from both our historic American Santa Claus and the traditional German Sankt Nikolas!
    Dec. 2, 11am-5pm
    German Free School, 507 E. 10th, 512/482-4847
  • Other Worlds Austin Film Festival

    This fest celebrates all things sci-fi, with four days of shorts and narrative films. Badges range from $50-85.
    Thu., Dec. 7  
    Flix Brewhouse, 2200 S. I-35, Round Rock, 512/244-3549
  • Cherrywood Art Fair

    Creative weekend fun for everyone? We reckon so, what with more than 88 artists and artisans, live music, dance performances, a photo booth, food vendors, and an area dedicated to interactive family activities.
    Sat.-Sun., Dec. 9-10, 10am-5pm. Free.
    Maplewood Elementary School, 3808 Maplewood, 512/414-4402
  • Cherrywood Art Fair

    Creative weekend fun for everyone? We reckon so, what with more than 88 artists and artisans, live music, dance performances, a photo booth, food vendors, and an area dedicated to interactive family activities.
    Sat.-Sun., Dec. 9-10, 10am-5pm. Free.
  • Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

    Nothing says holidays in Austin like scouring aisles and aisles of local art, crafts, and – thank God – beer. All while surrounded by tunes from one of many musical acts performing this year.
    Dec. 13-24, 10am-10pm (tentative). $8, free for children 12 and under.
    Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.