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  • KUT/KUTX & Downtown Austin Alliance Present the Sing-Along & Holiday Stroll

    Join KUT, KUTX & the Downtown Austin Alliance for their 29th Annual Tree Lighting, Sing-Along and Stroll. Let’s ring in the holidays together. This free family-friendly event is on Congress Avenue between 9th and 11th streets and features artisan vendors, food trucks, photos with Santa and more. The Holiday Stroll is the perfect way to kick of your holiday season!
    Sat. Dec. 2, 5pm-9pm  
    Downtown Austin
  • Graham Reynolds Ruins the Holidays

    Don't miss composer and bandleader Graham Reynolds as he burns down the house with his raucous, minor key versions of your holiday favorites along with several special guests! Tickets on sale now.
    Dec. 8-9  
    Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center
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    Affordable Care Act Help

    Now's the time to sign up for Affordable Care Act health coverage! Open enrollment runs through Jan. 15, 2024, but if you want coverage starting Jan. 1, you must enroll by Dec. 15. The city has gathered a ton of helpful resources to help you sort out options; go online to learn more or call 800/318-2596.
    Through Jan. 15, 2024  
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    Sun., Dec. 3, 8pm
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    Annual Advent Snow Day & Christmas Tree Lighting

    Good old-fashioned holiday fun, including real snow on the lawn, treats, hot cocoa, and caroling, with the tree lighting at 5:30pm. Volunteers are sought as well; sign up online.
    Sun., Dec. 3, 4pm. Free.  
    Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 3201 Windsor
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    Ao5 Gallery: May Pang's John Lennon photos

    May Pang presents a three-day exhibition featuring 30 candid John Lennon photos – taken by herself during their 18-month "Lost Weekend."
    Dec. 1-3. Fri.-Sat., noon-6pm; Sun., noon-5pm  
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    Art for the People Gallery: Falling into Winter

    Ahhh, don't just fall, though – dive gloriously into the diverse paintings, mixed media, digital, and fiber artworks in this group exhibition of Austin artists, featuring creations by Bern Abplanalp, Hallie Rae Ward, Phillip Seymour (his Great Horned Owl is pictured right here), and more.
    Through Jan. 5
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    Art Heals Festival 2023

    A three day festival highlighting social justice issues, HIV and mental health stigmas, and queer Black contributions to Austin's creative community. On Friday are the HIVPC Community STAR Awards and seventh annual BlaQ Awards, and Saturday promises a full day of multidisciplinary art excitement. Sunday's events will be hosted virtually.
    Dec. 1-3: Fri, 6-9pm; Sat., 3-8pm; Sun., 3-6pm. Free but RSVP.  
    Multiple locations, including virtual
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    Art in ATX Holiday Market

    Support dozens of Austin artists and small businesses with gifts ranging from fine art prints to jewelry, home decor, and much more. Musical guests start at 1pm.
    Sun., Dec. 3. Free.
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