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  • 11th Annual Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair

    Join Humanities Texas for its 11th Annual Holiday Book Fair where twenty-three noteworthy authors will visit with the public and sign copies of their latest books, which Humanities Texas will offer for purchase at a discounted price. Available titles include works of fiction and nonfiction, with selections for both adult and youth readers (Christmas presents galore!). The event is free and open to the public, with all proceeds from book sales benefiting Texas libraries.
    Sat. Dec. 7, 10am-1pm  
    Byrne-Reed House
  • Snow Ball: Project Transitions Runway

    Join Project Transitions for Snow Ball, a holiday-inspired fashionable celebration that features runway collections by talented Project Runway Designers, curated entertainment, light bites, cash bar, thrift pop-up, and dance party! VIP - preferred seating and designer meet and greet!
    Sat. Dec. 7, 6pm-9pm  
    Hotel Van Zandt
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    Sports

    Austin Distance Challenge

    This is a series of local running events, kicking off with the CASA Superhero Run on Sun., Sept. 15, and ending with the Austin Marathon & Half Marathon on Sun., Feb. 16. The races increase in distance as the series progresses so it's an ideal training opportunity. Other races in the series include: Run for Water (Nov. 3), Decker Challenge (Dec. 15), and 3M Half Marathon (Jan. 19, 2020).
    CASA Superhero Run: Sun., Sept. 15, 7am (see website for other races). $75.  
    Various locations
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    Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K

    Austin's flagship running event culminates with a finish line festival featuring live music and a beer garden. This year's 5K benefits the Paramount Theatre.
    Sun., Feb. 16, 7:30am-2:30pm. $109, Austin Marathon; $89, Austin Half Marathon; $39 5K.  
    Downtown
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    Civic Events

    Monthly Birding & Nature Hike

    Hill Country Conservancy hosts a monthly hike to get you outside and looking at birds!
    Third Sunday of every month, 8-10:30am. $5.  
    Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run (near Hwy. 360 & Pennybacker Bridge)

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