This four-day holiday market, in its 43rd year, is presented by the Junior League of Austin. Funds raised help provide essential funding and volunteer hours to programs such as Coats for Kids, FIT-Food in Tummies, and other local community nonprofits.
This is a sneak preview for Sunday's Empty Bowl Project charity event. It pretty much works the same way but you get a little extra: Enjoy gourmet soups, bread, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine, beer, and door prizes.
This three-day event kicks off with a fashion show on Friday, continues on Saturday with keynote speaker Lisa Nichols, and closes with a gospel brunch on Sunday. There will also be swag bags, raffle prizes, and plenty of networking opportunities along the way.
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.
This Big Medium-organized spectacle of creative goodness, with hundreds of private studios and galleries opening their doors all across the sunrise side of our busy city, for your pretty-much-nonstop opps for shopping, shmoozing, interactive presentations, workshops, parties, and afterparties into the wee hours of each night. Discover new artists. Rekindle old relationships. Check the EAST website for a vast panoply of details and go ahead, citizen: Be a part of the art deep in the slightly arrhythmic heart of Texas.
Learn about the surrounding nature, the fall landscape, and enjoy the cool air with live music from the Holdouts, fall treats & cider, nature art activities, outdoor games, a bouncy castle, and animal demonstrations.
For 27 years, Hands for Hope has provided a full course meal for families to cook at home who otherwise would have a hard time during the holidays. This year 1,000 low-income families will receive these care packages so that they may prepare a delicious Thanksgiving dinner at their own homes.
This exhibit kicks off Saturday with the HOPE Preview Night & Art Party where guests can mingle with many of the featured artists while sampling an exclusive presentation of small bites. The official art & beer show happens Sunday, 3-10 pm, with 20 featured breweries like Austin Beerworks, Live Oak, Dogfish Head, and many more pouring samples of their most creative and artistic beer recipes amidst the largest mural art show in Austin.
A memorial exhibit for the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, to promote cross-cultural understanding and ensure that history is never repeated. Dedicated to the 11 people killed in the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.
More than 200 vendor booths will offer food and shopping options, including vintage clothing, glass and wooden artisan creations, homemade fudge and peanut brittle, flower arrangements, local artist holiday creations, and much more.
Sat., Nov. 17, 9am-4pm. $3; kids 12 and under, free.
Featuring vendors, food trucks, and entertainment, this is a fundraiser for the McNeil High School Class of 2019 Project Graduation event, which offers a safe, fun, drug and alcohol-free celebration on graduation night.
This hike will be led by Collin McMichael, the education coordinator for TreeFolks, and will serve as an intro to their Urban Forest Stewards class beginning in January. Collin will explain the basics of urban forest stewardship and tree identification.
This is the Austin Humane Society’s largest fundraiser of the year, helping them provide medical care, food, shelter, and love to thousands of animals. The evening includes cocktail hour, silent & live auction, a seated dinner, VIP afterparty, and more.
Sat., Nov. 17, 6:30pm-12mid. $500 and up, sponsorships.
Austin area cultural groups will showcase traditional Asian Pacific Islander clothing, and a second runway show will feature the latest in fusion/contemporary stylings. Emcee'd by CBS Austin's Chikage Windler.