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.
Meet the City Manager finalists – finally. Spencer Cronk, current Minneapolis city coordinator, and Howard Lazarus, current Ann Arbor city administrator, will discuss their plans and answer your questions. Can't make it? Watch live at ATXN or ATXN.tv. Attendees will be asked to provide feedback after.
Boiz of Austin host a special night of queer holiday cheer with the second annual Homo for the Holigays. They're celebrating two years with special guests Los MENtirosos – San Antonio's drag king troupe – and Papi Churro's 12 Twinks a Twerking contest.
The holidays can be a difficult time for many who have suffered loss in their lives. Join Story Bar for an evening of stories, music, and performance about finding good in the grief, joy in the world, and hope for the holidays.
You'll come for the amazing light displays (2 million lights along the 2.1 mile stroll through Zilker Park), but stay for the food trucks, live entertainment, and interactive activities. A tradition since 1965.
A new Austin holiday tradition. Millions of lights will illuminate the Circuit of the Americas track with a little bit of something for everyone: a skating rink, petting zoo, human snow globe, movies on the lawn, a tunnel of lights in addition to the Circuit of Lights track walk, a vendor village, and more.
Every day through Dec. 30, 6-10pm (Fridays and Saturdays, 6-11pm). $16 (children 5 and under free).
Those Boulet Bros return to TV with season two of Dragula. Ten "drag monsters" compete (in challenges straight out of hell) to become the next Drag Supermonster. Watch it weekly with the Sellers crew and host Althea Trix.
We're not implying that Amy Simmons is a secret vampire or anything like that, but everyone who donates at a We Are Blood location or mobile drive in December will receive a voucher for a free pint of Amy’s Ice Creams. Suggestion: Get you a taste of that cold, creamy, public good!
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).
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.
Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need.
Calling all Central Texas (queer/trans/gender diverse) high schoolers. PFLAG's essay contest returns! Write 500 to 1,000 words on: What challenges LGBTQ+ high school students face in romantic relationships. First place takes $500 cash (second = $200, third = $100).