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.
Take part in the 51st lighting of the iconic tree. The tree is 155 feet tall and is composed of 39 streamers, each holding 81 multicolored, 25-watt bulbs with a grand total of 3,309 lights. At the top of the tree, a double star measures 10 feet from point to point. Open to the public Nov. 27-Dec. 31.
Film, brunch, and drag queens – what more could you wish for? This week catch 'em screening the cult classic starring Dolly Parton and the dude with the 'stache. Hosted by Cupcake and Louisianna Purchase.
The Domain will be all decked out in holiday regalia with carolers (Fri.-Sat., 12-2pm and 5-7pm), carriage rides (Fri.-Sat., 6-9pm), and a performance from Hayden Vitera, Ben Cina, and the Tyler Brunner Duo 3pm Sunday.
With all the bragging, it was bound to happen. Houston challenges Austin barbecue joints to the ultimate taste-off. Tickets are going fast and when they're gone there won’t be any more until next year.
Follow the evolution of the gaming industry from the Seventies to the present day with a focus on the local scene from Richard Garriott's Ultima series to John Romero's Doom to the developers making waves on today's gaming platforms.
Daily through March 18, 2018. Museum admission: $13 ($9, kids).
ACC's talented teacher Louisa Spaventa is once again teaching her rad queer writing class covering stories by and about the LGBTQ-mmunity. Spring 2018 at the Highland Campus, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-3pm. Sign up online!
Charles MacInerney teaches classes all over town but also offers private instruction and hosts retreats. Once a month for 18 years, he has also hosted Full Moon Yoga – a free outdoor yoga class. Go online for location and time details.