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    A Dickens Christmas in Lockhart

    The festivities kick off with the a lighted parade on the courthouse square Friday night at 7pm. Then all day Saturday the holiday celebration continues with food, arts & crafts vendors, and free family friendly activities and entertainment. These include Father Christmas, hay rides, an ice sculptor, jugglers, and much more.
    Fri.-Sat., Nov. 30-Dec. 1. Free.
    Dr. Eugene Clark Library, 217 S. Main St., Lockhart
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    ACC Building Bridges Town Hall and Resource Fair

    ACC's Students with a Purpose host a resource fair for those impacted by the criminal justice system, featuring a panel discussion and a screening of the documentary FITE: From Incarceration to Education.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 1:30-3pm. Free.  
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    Advanced Tree Identification Hike

    This hike will be led by Neil Kaufman, the sustainability coordinator for Housing & Dining at UT; he will discuss identifying difficult tree species and what to look for in leaf-off identification while TreeFolks' Collin McMichael explains the basics of urban forest stewardship.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 10am-1pm. Free.
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    Arms & Abs Conditioning Drop-In Class

    Challenge your core with this dynamic routine incorporating abdominal work with arm work to tone and shape.
    Saturdays, 10am. Prices vary; see website.  
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    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. 1-2, 11am-5pm. $5 suggested donation.
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    Austin Bold FC

    The city's newly minted United Soccer League team will be hosting games at COTA starting in March 2019. Season passes are now available.
    $189 for 20-game season pass.  
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    Austin Dog Frisbee League

    You and your dog have 60 seconds to make as many throws and catches as possible. Longer catches earn more points. It’s easy and everyone in the family can play, so bring the kids!
    Nov. 3-Dec. 1. Saturdays, 8-10am. $10 for five week season.  
    Olson Meadows Park, Cedar Park
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    Austin ISD Middle School Fair

    This open house offers a chance to speak with teachers and administrators, enjoy student performances, and learn about AISD programs in languages, arts, STEM, and more.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 9am-noon. Free.
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    Austin Startup Holiday Market

    Featuring 20+ local startups bringing items such as apothecary, apparel, accessories, home goods, kids' gifts, tasty treats, and more.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 11am-6pm. $0-25.  
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    Austin Strategic Mobility Plan Draft Review

    View the ASMP's draft policies and maps – now available in both English and Spanish – to see the city's revamped transportation plan, then share your feedback online.
    Feedback accepted through Jan. 13  
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    Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run

    The Fun Run includes a 2.1-mile course that starts at the iconic Zilker Holiday Tree and takes thousands of festive Fun Runners through the sights of the Austin Trail of Lights, ending with the Finish Line Festival & Expo in the center of the park. Enjoy a dance party, Ferris wheel & carousel rides, food trucks, drinks, a fitness expo, and more.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 6-10pm. Adult: $37; youth: $20; VIP adult: $75; VIP youth: $35.  
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    Ayomi Yoshida Exhibition

    The Japanese artist makes her Texas debut with a large-scale multimedia exhibition that evokes a pool with flowers falling into it that complements the center’s water garden.
    Tue.-Sun., through Jan. 13. Free.
    Asia Society Texas Center, Houston
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    “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit”

    Seventy years after the luxury liner sank in the Atlantic more than 150 items from the wreck were brought up from the ocean floor and brought together for this fascinating show. Timed tickets are required.
    June 2-Jan. 5
    Mayborn Museum, Waco
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    Black Lives Matter Canvassing

    Join Black Lives Matter Austin as they educate their communities about the ongoing fight for racial justice.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 10am-noon  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Body Beautiful

    Vegas Van Cartier and Rachel Mykels' show will blow your mind, wow your senses, and delight your eyes.
    Saturdays, 10:30pm, except second Saturdays  
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    Body Sculpting Conditioning

    This low-impact strengthening class will help sculpt your entire body.
    Nov. 17-Dec. 15. Saturdays, 9:30am. First class is free.
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    Budafest

    There will be craft dealers, food vendors, a carnival, Mr. & Mrs. Santa, and lots of activities for the kids.
    Sat.-Sun., Dec. 1-2. Free.
    Downtown Buda, 303 Main St
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    Byrd & Street Mistletoe Jam

    This is an annual holiday music fundraiser benefiting Partnerships for Children's Heart Gallery of Central Texas. Over 10 local musicians/bands come together to play music and help raise funds and awareness for all the children in Central Texas waiting for forever families.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 6:30-9pm. $25.  
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    Call for Applications: Travis County Children’s Protective Services Board

    Travis County Commissioners Court is currently seeking applicants interested in serving on three years on the Children’s Protective Services Board. Qualified applicants can find more info and the application online of call. Several seats need to be filled.
    Applications accepted thru Dec. 7, 5pm
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    Canvass in District 1 With Mariana Salazar

    This City Council D1 candidate invites supporters to block walk with her in anticipation of the upcoming run-off election. Early voting begins Thursday, Nov. 29, and ends Friday, Dec. 7.
    Saturdays, 9:30-11:30am
    Location TBD
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    Christmas at Capital of Texas Zoo

    The zoo transforms into a winter wonderland for the holiday season. Hours are extended to 9pm (except for Mondays). Get a picture with Santa or Moses the Christmas Camel. There will also be games, prizes, and plenty of cheer.
    Through Dec. 30. Free for kids under 12 with purchase of adult ticket ($11.73).
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    Christmas Parade & Street Dance

    It’s a full day of activities with a visit from Santa, artisan market, lighted Christmas parade, and an outdoor dance.
    Sat., Dec. 1
    Round Top
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    Christmas Stroll on the Square

    The festivities include more than 200 artisans, food vendors, games for the kids, and music for all.
    Fri.-Sat., Nov. 30-Dec. 1
    Georgetown
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    Christmas Tree Lighting & Ornament Decorating

    There will be craft tables set up so you can make your own ornaments, and the best one wins a prize. Santa will be on-site 5-8pm for photos, and the Rock Bottom String Band will play at 8pm.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 4:30-8pm. Free.  
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    Coats for Kids

    The Junior League of Austin will distribute over 30,000 coats at the annual Coats for Kids Distribution Day event. If you've got a coat to donate, you can drop it off at any Jack Brown Dry Cleaners. Monetary donations can be made online at www.jlaustin.org.
    Sat., Dec. 8, 8am-3pm. Free.
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    Community First! Village of Lights

    Check out one of the biggest light displays in Central Texas, and then shop the Advent Market for holiday gifts. There are also holiday-themed movies at the Community Cinema and concessions at the Community Grille.
    Nov. 30-Dec. 8. Fri.-Sat., 5:30-9pm  
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    Concordia Men's Basketball

    Vs. Letourneau: Thu., Nov. 29, 7:30pm. Vs. ETBU: Sat., Dec. 1, 3pm  
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    Concordia Women's Basketball

    Vs. Letourneau: Thu., Nov. 29, 5:30pm. Vs. ETBU: Sat., Dec. 1, 1pm  
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    Cookies With Santa at Frost Financial Center

    Nosh on holiday cookies in a festive holiday setting while kids get a chance to visit with Santa. Kids will also get a candy cane, and parents should bring a camera so their kids can pose for pictures with St. Nick.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 10am-noon. Free.
    2421 E. Seventh
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    Dickens on the Strand

    Nothing says the holidays like the parades, music, and fun of a Victorian English festival.
    Fri.-Sun., Nov. 30-Dec. 2
    Galveston
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    Early Run-off Voting

    Skip the Election Day line and cast your vote for the five major local races still to be decided: City Council Districts 1, 3, and 8; Austin Community College Trustee Place 8, and Austin ISD Board of Trustees At-Large Place 9. For more info on who's still running see our election coverage.
    Nov. 29-Dec. 7  
    Anywhere you see Vote Here
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    Easton Made

    Celebrate the grand opening of Easton Park's newest sections, Skyline Park and Union Park. The big event includes local vendors, DIY crafts, hands-on demos, small bites, and more.
    Sat., Dec. 1, noon-3pm. Free.  
    7804 Skytree Dr
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    Eisbahn: Outdoor Ice Skating Rink

    A portion of the proceeds is donated to the Lifeline Foundation (supporting cystic fibrosis research) and the Boys & Girls Club of Fredericksburg.
    Nov. 23-Jan. 6. Open daily except for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. $15, day pass.  
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    Family Eldercare's 80 Over Eighty Nominations

    Family Eldercare's 80 Over Eighty is challenging Central Texas to discover, share, and celebrate the stories of older adults who are living life to the fullest. Nominate a Central Texan who is 80 years young and thriving by Dec. 31, 2018. Categories include: Adventure, Creativity, Family, Humility, Integrity, Optimism, and Service.
    Nominations open through Dec. 31. Free.
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    Family Forest Bathing Hike & Celebration of Nature

    Activities include guided hikes, a fossil table, nature crafts, and more.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 9-11am. Free.  
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    Festival of Texas Fiddling

    The fourth annual festival, co-sponsored by Texas Folklife, presents all styles of Texas fiddling and all-day dancing in the historic Twin Sisters Dance Hall. The festival also features workshops and a fiddle symposium sponsored by Humanities Texas.
    Sat., Dec. 1. $10-25.  
    Blanco
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    First Choice ER Toys for Tots

    Drop off new, unwrapped gifts for children ages 0-12 at any First Choice ER location in the Austin and Pflugerville areas. (They're open 24/7.)
    Nov. 12-Dec. 9. Free.
    Various locations
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    German-Texas Heritage Society Christmas Market

    Features handcrafted wooden nutcrackers (from the Erzgebirge region of Germany), embroidered linens, hand-painted tole-work signs and bowls, and other German crafts.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 10am-5:30pm
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    Ghost Walk Austin

    Meet Downtown and take a tour of Austin's most ghoulish places while hearing tales of murder, mystery, and unrequited love.
    Thursdays-Saturdays (and some Wednesdays), 8pm. $20, adults; $10, kids 10 and under.  
    242 W. Second
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    Girlstart STEM Extravaganza Celebration

    Girlstart is kicking off DeSTEMber, a month of online STEM activities that are DIY and can be done at home. This year’s event will include a number of wintry STEM activities, including traveling to Antarctica through a VR experience, creating your own LED pipe cleaner holiday decoration, discovering how every snowflake is unique, and engineering a robot to draw a creative design. Other attractions include one of the world’s smallest robots, fluffy snow, rocket launches, and avalanche safety.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 9:30am-noon. Free.  
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    Give Blood, Get Ice Cream

    Anyone who donates, or attempts to donate, during the entire month of December at any We Are Blood donor center will leave with a voucher for a free pint of Amy’s Ice Cream. The need for donors is high during the holiday season, so now is a great time to give!
    Dec. 1-31. Free.
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    Hands-On Quilting Workshop

    Included in the cost of admission: use of machines, thread, kits, tools, and lunch.
    Fri.-Sun., Nov. 30-Dec. 2. $199.
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    Help Families This Tax Season

    United Way of Williamson County is looking for volunteers to help provide free tax prep assistance in Georgetown, Hutto, Leander, and Taylor. Tax preparers, translators, and greeters are needed. Those interested should apply by January 1, 2019.
    Apply by Jan. 1. Free.
    Throughout Williamson County
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    Holiday Build A Bike for Kids

    The Ghisallo Cycling Initiative and the Hell Yes Project want you to do some good this holiday season by connecting more kids to the cycling community, and you can even get it done on your lunch hour. Each bike takes 15-20 minutes to build, and Ghisallo mechanics will be there to help.
    Nov. 27-Dec. 23. $300 to sponsor a bike.
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    Holiday by the Tracks

    Grab a cup of hot cocoa and stroll around downtown until the lighted Christmas parade begins at dusk.
    Sat., Dec. 1
    Elgin
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    Holiday Food Drive to Benefit Local Food Banks

    US Storage Centers has partnered with Move for Hunger to be a designated drop-off point in the community. Until the end of December, they will be collecting food items to donate to local food banks.
    Oct. 26-Dec. 28. Free.
    201 W. Stassney
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    Holiday Market + Toy Drive

    Shop the holiday market, have brunch and maybe a few cocktails. All toys collected at this event will go to the Center for Child Protection and Foster Angels of Central Texas.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 11am-4pm. Free.
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    Holiday Model Train Exhibit

    Take a timeout from your holiday shopping and join Tinplate Trackers for an afternoon. The trains run through a variety of scenes, including a snow village and a circus. There's also a tiny roller coaster and wind turbines. The kids can run their own train for 10 minutes at a time for a donation of $5.
    Through Dec. 29. Wed.-Sun., noon-5pm. Free admission.
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    Holiday Stroll

    Join the Downtown Austin Alliance for a family-friendly celebration featuring a holiday sing-along with John Aielli & Elizabeth McQueen, the lighting of the downtown tree, live music, photos with Santa, food, shopping, and more.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 5-10pm. Free.
    Congress Avenue between 9th and 11th streets
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    Holiday Toy Drive and Car Show

    Austin’s Park n’ Pizza, along with Sweet Rides of Central Texas and Freedom Air Helicopter Tours, is hosting a special event benefiting the Travis County Sheriff’s Brown Santa program. This family-friendly event will feature local vendors, a toy drive, and an appearance by Santa himself, who will be making his grand entrance via helicopter and will be available for rides and pictures.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 10am-2pm
    Austin's Park n' Pizza, 16231 N. I-35, Pflugerville
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    Holiday Window Walk

    Starting on Nov. 23, visitors can watch the storefronts of 2nd Street District as businesses transform into festive holiday scenes created by St. Edward's University students. Participating stores include Hemline, League of Rebels, Austin Rocks, Toy Joy, Authentic Smiles, Austin General Store, and Luxe Apothetique. Cast your vote for the best one through the 2nd Street District Facebook page, and the winner will be announced on Sat., Dec. 8.
    Nov. 23-Dec. 7. Free.  
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    Holidaze Pop-Up + Gift Wrap Bar

    Revelry hosts this pop-up holiday market at their space on Fifth. Gift wrapping is free with purchase of an item, or you can bring your own gifts and have them wrapped for a fee ($5-15). Each weekend will feature a different variety of makers, drinks, and tunes.
    Dec. 1-16. Sat.-Sun., 11am-4pm
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    Inside Out

    The evolution of women’s undergarments is exposed in the groundbreaking exhibit that explores what’s under the fashions of the day.
    Sept. 20, 2018-Jan. 20, 2019
    San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo
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    Integrative Medicine: Yoga for Low Back Pain

    This specialized class introduces gentle techniques to gain relief from low back pain or discomfort.
    Saturdays, 8:15-9:15am. $10.
    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock, 300 University Blvd., Round Rock
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    Little Kahunas Pet Resort Open House

    Little Kahunas Pet Resort is a tropical-themed dog daycare and boarding resort opening on Dec. 3 near the Domain. Area residents are invited to come out, tour the resort, meet the owners, and grab some fresh-made dog treats from Dragonfly Dog Bowl.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 1-4pm. Free.
    12196 N. MoPac
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    Lost Pines Christmas

    This monthlong event kicks off the Saturday after Thanksgiving with a lighting party at Fisherman's Park, complete with hot cocoa and a visit from Santa. Downtown Bastrop is also putting on an old-fashioned Main Street Christmas, a nighttime holiday parade, food & wine events, and activities for the whole family.
    Weekends through Dec. 23. Free.
    Downtown Bastrop
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    Meet the Artists Reception at VSA Texas Holiday Art and Gift Show

    Buy gifts and artwork including cards, jewelry, prints, original fine art, clothing, books, clay, glass, and more from unique Texas artists.
    Sat., Dec. 15, 1-4pm. Free.
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    Melanated Community Book Drive

    The Community Advocacy and Healing Project is collecting books featuring black and brown characters for children and adults living in public housing.: Drop-off sites:: Kane's Barbershop (1719 E. 12th),: Plant Party/Gadabout Goods (1200 E. 11th),: KAZI (8906 Wall St.),
    Nov. 29-Dec. 29, 1-6pm  
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    Mermaid Swim Class

    Get a full body workout while wearing a mermaid tail. Nitro offers swimming lessons and mermaid parties for both kids and adults every Saturday afternoon.
    Saturdays, 2-4pm
    Nitro Swimming, 1310 Toro Grande Dr., Cedar Park
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    Miracle on 5th Street

    The Roosevelt Room & the Eleanor have teamed up for this second annual holiday pop-up bar, transforming the space to look like a classic family living room on Christmas morning. There's also a ski lodge on the dance floor and a mountain summit on the mezzanine. Snag a special holiday drink and explore.
    Through Dec. 29  
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    Morning Walk Austin

    Meet at Jo's for a cuppa coffee, then take a stroll through Downtown Austin with an ATX tour guide.
    Ongoing. Wed.-Sat., 10-11:30am. $10-20.
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    Neighborwoods 200 Tree Giveaway

    The event is first come, first served. TreeFolks will distribute one tree per person in attendance with a photo ID or Austin Energy electricity bill as proof of residency.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 9am-noon. Free.
    H-E-B Rundberg, 9414 N. Lamar
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    Nightly Spirits Ghost Tours

    The two-and-a-half-hour tours begin at the upstairs bar of the paranormal-laden Buffalo Billiards and visit three more ghostly pubs: Russian House, the Gatsby, and Waller Creek.
    Fridays & Saturdays, 8:30pm (plus Halloween night, 7:30pm). $25.  
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    North Pole Flyer

    Ride the train with Santa and Mrs. Claus and their elves in a holiday party of singing, hot cocoa, and surprise entertainment.
    Sat.-Sun. Dec. 1-2, 8-9
    Cedar Park
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    Open Enrollment Health Insurance Help – North

    It's that time of the the year, again. Don’t miss your chance to switch your health insurance plans or get covered via the Marketplace with support from Foundation Communities. (Seriously, they're the best!) For more info visit the website or call 211.
    Nov. 1-Dec. 15: Mon.-Thu., 9am-7pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-4pm; Sun. 1-5pm. Free.
    Community Financial Center North, 5900 Airport Blvd.
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    Open Enrollment Health Insurance Help – South

    It's that time of the the year, again. Don’t miss your chance to switch your health insurance plans or get covered via the Marketplace with support from Foundation Communities. (Seriously, they're the best!) For more info visit the website or call 211.
    Nov. 1-Dec. 15: Mon.-Wed., 10am-7pm; Thu., 10am-4pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-1pm. Free.
    Community Financial Center – South, 2600 W. Stassney
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    Prairie Family Christmas

    Experience Christmas in Old Texas with musical shows in a historic dance hall, Victorian Santa for photos, caroling hayrides, ornament crafts for all ages, food & festivities, handmade holiday vendors, and more.
    Through Dec. 22. Saturdays, 6-9pm. $10 per person.  
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    Puerto Rico in the Wake of Crisis: Toward a Just (After)life of Disaster

    A symposium examining colonialism, crisis, and the current state of Puerto Rico one year after Hurricane Maria. Keynote speaker Elizabeth Yeampierre will discuss "Disaster Capitalism, Colonialism, and Climate," informed by her leadership experience with UPROSE, the Climate Justice Alliance, and the Puerto Rican Legal Defense Fund.
    Fri., Nov. 30, 2-7:30pm; Sat., Dec. 1, 8:30am-12:30pm. Free.  
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    Ready, Set, Plant!

    Join TreeFolks for a planting of 750 seedlings.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 10am-1pm. Free.
    Shoal Creek at Richmond Tributary Watershed
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    Rockin' in a Winter Waterland

    Support Well Aware's mission of bringing clean water to East Africa at this holiday party with musical performances by Saints of Valory and Tomar & the FCs, an awards ceremony, surprise guests, and more.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 6-10pm. $100+.  
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    Saint John's UMC Alternative Gift Market

    This annual market benefits more than 20 local and international charities and provides holiday shopping opportunities for unique gifts. The market also offers solutions for holiday meals with frozen casseroles and pies and a traditional bake sale.
    Sat.-Sun., Dec. 1-2. Free.
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    Santa Photo Experience at Barton Creek Square

    Go straight to the source and tell Santa what you want for Christmas. You can skip the line with a fast pass; see website.
    Through Dec. 24. Prices vary.  
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    Scream Hollow’s Twisted Christmas

    For those of us that love to get spooked all year round: It's a family-friendly Winter Wonderland by day and a fright fest by night. Day activities include a live reindeer exhibit, sledding, Candyland bounce house, live Christmas music, outdoor movie screenings, holiday vendors, s’mores & hot cocoa, and more. Nighttime presents two haunted houses, a walk-through Christmas light maze, the vampire-themed Rabid Bat Bar, vendors, and more.
    Dec. 1-23. Fri.-Sun., 4-11pm. $14.95, adults; $7.95, children 12 & under.  
    Scream Hollow Wicked Park, 149 Split Rail Ln., Smithville
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    Sights and Sounds of Christmas

    San Marcos Plaza Park becomes a winter wonderland with lights, music, food vendors, carnival rides, arts & crafts, and a live nativity scene.
    Wed.-Sat., Nov. 28-Dec. 8
    San Marcos
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    SoCo Select Farmers & Makers Market

    Because you like it local, because you like it good.
    Saturdays, 11am-5pm
    1511 S. Congress
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    Summer Camp Open House & Info Session

    Learn more about Launch's summer camp offerings in robotics, web development, video game design, apps, and more. While parents meet the team and ask questions, kids get a taste of the curriculum by programming a Sphero robot.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 2-6pm. Free.
    Launch Code After School, 3801 Capital of TX Hwy. N., Bldg. D, #130
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    Texas Longhorn Football: Big 12 Championship Game

    It's UT vs. OU. Catch the game on a big screen. Get an early start on day drinking with food and beer specials at Scholz's tailgater.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 9:30am. Free.
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    The Market at South Congress Hotel

    One Saturday a month, the pop-up invites a local artisan + vendor to showcase their work to the South Congress community. This month’s partner features Boyd’s of Texas’ line of handmade perfumes, soaps and oils.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 11am-2pm. Free.  
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    Tortoise and Hare

    A new spin on the old fable with modern music, written by Allen Robertson and Damon Brown.
    Sept. 8-Jan. 27. $18-24.  
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    Toys for Tots at Moviehouse & Eatery

    Help out Toys for Tots this holiday season by bringing an unwrapped toy valued at $10 or more to either Austin Moviehouse location. Each donation earns you a raffle ticket for a chance to win free movies for a year.
    Through Dec. 12  
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    Vision + Voice

    Come write a poem and learn about the Vision+Voice Poetry Contest for students in grades K-12.
    Sat., Dec. 1, 10am-noon. Free.
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    Walkway of Lights

    More than 2 million lights turn Lakeside Park into a wonderland of the colors and sounds.
    Nov. 16-Jan. 1. Free.
    Marble Falls
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    Women & Fair Trade Festival

    Hosted by Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, this fair trade artisan crafts festival features nine different women's cooperatives from several parts of the world including Mexico, India, Guatemala, Palestine, Ecuador, and more. Food will be for sale benefiting Posada Esperanza and organizers from the immigrant community here in Austin.
    Sat.-Sun., Dec. 1-2, 9am-6pm. Free.  
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    ZACH Pre-Professional Company Boutique Sale

    Sip, snack, and shop gently used high-end brand clothing items, athletic wear, dance clothes, party/prom dresses, suits, shoes, and accessories. All proceeds benefit the ZACH College Audition Fund and the Pre-Professional Company (PPC).
    Sat., Dec. 1, 9am-2pm. $5 general admission; $15 VIP early access at 9am (includes champagne and breakfast bites).
    Nowlin Rehearsal Studio at ZACH Theatre, 1510 Toomey
Ongoing
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    Downtown Ghost Tours

    offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life.
    Fri.-Sat., 8pm
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    Emancipet Free Days

    This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org to find out.
    Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.
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    Yoga

    Full Moon Yoga

    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.

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