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  • 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
  • 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
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    Holiday Sing-Along and Downtown Stroll

    Ring in the holiday season with live music, a special night market, the lighting of the Capitol tree, and pics with Santa.
    Sat., Dec. 7, 5pm. Free.  
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      Blue Genie Art Bazaar

      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.
      Through Dec. 24, 10am-10pm (open 10am-6pm on Dec. 24). Free admission.  
      Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport
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      Art From The Streets Annual Show

      Art From the Streets provides open studio four days a week to Austin's homeless and at-risk artists, giving them a place where they can create throughout the year – all of which culminates in this one big show. Note: 95% of all proceeds go directly to the artists!
      Sat., Dec. 7, 11am-5pm. $5.
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      Capital Area Halal Festival

      Celebrate the cultural and culinary diversity of Austin's Muslim community with local vendors and artisans offering authentic cuisines, arts & crafts, and more. This Saturday is the time to join in breaking roti/khubz/ekmek/naan with your neighbors at a family-friendly event.
      Sat., Dec. 7, noon-5pm. Free.  
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      Cherrywood Art Fair

      Creative weekend fun for everyone? We reckon so, what with dozens of artists and artisans, live music, performance art, food trucks, and plenty of interactive kids' activities.
      Sat.-Sun., Dec. 7-8, 10am-5pm. Free.  
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      LDC: City Council Public Hearing

      An opportunity to share your feedback on the city's Land Development Code Revision and related amendments before Council takes a vote on Dec. 9.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 10am  
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      Party World Rasslin': Wassailmania

      Do you take your pro wrestling seriously? Well, this might not be the event for you then. The emphasis is on the party here. Drink enough beer and you could fall down as many times as the athletes in the ring. The Smackbees vs. the Winthrops in the Four Corner Menorah Melee, Big Daddy Bolero vs. Sweetie Tuff for the Partyweight Title Match, and more melees abound.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 6:30-11pm. Free.  
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      SantaCon

      Dress like a Claus for this convention of Santas (ages 21 & up) featuring "Reindeer Games," drink specials, and merry-making for a good cause. All proceeds go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 2-6pm. $20+.  
      Rainey Street District
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      Snow Ball: Project Transitions Runway

      Sidle up for Project Transitions’ annual fashion fundraiser with hawt lewks from local designers and some of yer faves from Project Runway. Stay for the bites and cash bar. Funds raised will help people living with HIV receive lifesaving support via housing, medications, and end-of-life care.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 6-9pm. $42-125.  
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      Trail of Lights at EmilyAnn

      Stroll through a walking path featuring more than 100 holiday light displays created by businesses, organizations, school groups, and families, and enjoy live entertainment most evenings. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
      Nov. 30-Dec. 28. Sun.-Thu., 6-9pm; Fri. & Sat., 6-10pm. Free.  
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      2020 Point in Time Count Volunteers Needed

      ECHO is looking for 800 volunteers to make its annual count of everyone experiencing homelessness in Austin and Travis County a success. The 2020 count takes place Jan. 25. Anyone 18 or older can participate; volunteers will work in teams counting folks in their assigned area. Others can collect donations for the care packages distributed during the count.
      Nov. 18-Jan. 24  
      Online
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      29th Street Holiday Market

      More than 24 local artists will be showcasing the best in their media, including this year’s featured artist, Conrad Mertjes, whose love of nature influences his work.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 9:30am-4pm  
      Lamar Senior Activity Center, 2874 Shoal Crest
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      A Christmas Carol: Reduced, Reused, and Recycled

      In this new family musical, school’s out for the holidays, but Timmy Cratchit is stuck at Scrooge’s Plastic Emporium where his mom labors overtime on a last-minute deadline. Tim and his cousins work on a school project while Mr. Scrooge eavesdrops and learns about the serious environmental problems caused by the plastics his company produces.
      Sat.-Sun., Dec. 7-15, 11am & 1pm. $10-15.  
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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 fam-friendly activities and entertainment.
      Fri.-Sat., Dec. 6-7. Free.  
      Dr. Eugene Clark Library, 217 S. Main St., Lockhart, TX 78644
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      Art From the Streets Show & Sale

      This annual show and sale features works of art from artists experiencing homelessness. Meet the artists, hear their stories, and leave with a painting. 95% of artwork sales goes directly to the artists.
      Sat.-Sun., Dec. 7-8, 11am-5pm. $5 suggested donation.  
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      ATX Vegans Holiday Party & Market

      Shop plant-based products in time for the holidaze. Pets are welcome, plus live music and vegan food vendors.
      Sat., Dec. 7, noon-4pm. Free (RSVP required).  
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      Austin Blacks

      Division III vs. San Antonio Rugby.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 2pm  
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      Austin FC Season Membership Deposits

      Austin's Major League Soccer team, Austin FC, is officially taking deposits for 2021 season memberships. Your deposit will reserve your spot in line, which means the earlier you purchase your membership, the earlier you're eligible to select your seats for the season.
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      Austin ISD Middle School Fair

      Families of current and future middle school students can explore the programs offered at each of AISD's 19 middle school campuses. Faculty will be there, along with student performances.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 9am-noon. Free.  
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      Austin Scavenger Hunt: Capitol Sights & Downtown Gems

      Gather your team and explore Downtown in search of storied buildings, green spaces, and famous concert venues, all while solving riddles, trivia questions, and completing photo challenges.
      365 days a year, 7am-10pm. $11.  
      1100 Congress
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      Austin Spurs

      Vs. Sioux Falls Skyforce: Fri., Dec. 6, 7:30pm. Vs. Iowa Wolves: Sat., Dec. 7, 7pm. Vs. Stockton Kings: Tue., Dec. 10, 7:30pm  
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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 celebration. Enjoy a dance party, Ferris wheel & carousel rides, food trucks, drinks, a fitness expo, and more.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 6-10pm. $15-75.  
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      Bears & Bedtime Toy Drive

      Stop by your nearest Mattress Firm to donate new, unwrapped teddy bears, stuffed animals, and other bedtime toys for foster youth in the Austin community.
      Through Dec. 16
      Austin-area Mattress Firm stores
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      Black Fret Ball

      Find out which local musicians will receive the coveted Black Fret grants with over $1 million awarded to date. Nominees include A. Sinclair, Altamesa, Beat Root Revival, Black Pumas, Cari Hutson & Good Company, and many more. Expect performances from many of the nominees. Open to members only, so hop on that website and become one!
      Sat., Dec. 7, 6-10pm
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      Breakfast With the Grinch

      Bring your family to the Grinch's lair for a true Whoville experience, including a hot cocoa bar, holiday craft stations, snow fall, pictures with the Grinch, and more. Event benefits Partnerships for Children.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 8am-1:30pm. $15; ages 2 & under, free.
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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. Local musicians come together to play music and help raise money and awareness for all the children in Central Texas waiting for forever families. Bring an unwrapped toy to donate to help fulfill holiday wishes for children in the care of CPS in Central Texas.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 6:30-9pm. $25.  
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      Candy Chemistry Workshop

      Explore sugar at a molecular level by creating cotton candy, lollipops, and chocolate pops, then use your candy creations to decorate your very own gingerbread house.
      Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 20-24, 10:30am-1pm. $5 per person.  
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      Christmas at the Caverns

      Try out caroling in the caverns, search for Santa's reindeer in a maze, step into a giant snow globe, and more. New this year is an ice skating rink with synthetic ice.
      Sat.-Sun., Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 21-23. $24-28.
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      Christmas at the Farm With Santa and Live Reindeer

      Photos run on a "take a number"/first come, first served system, so get there early. Other activities include pony rides, a petting zoo, a jump pad, duck races, treasure mountain, face-painting, and more.
      Nov. 29-Dec. 22. Sat.-Sun., 9am-6pm. $16; ages 2 & under, free.  
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      Christmas on the Prairie

      Experience Christmas in Old Texas with caroling hayrides, ornament crafts for all ages, food & festivities, and more.
      Saturday, Dec. 7 & 14, 1-5pm. Adults, $8; ages 3-17, $6; ages 65 & up, $6; ages 2 & under, free.  
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      Classic Gingerbread Workshop

      This tot-friendly workshop is appropriate for all ages and offers everything you'll need to build and decorate your very own gingerbread house.
      Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 20-24. Multiple times daily (see website for schedule). $5 per person.  
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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. See website for volunteer registration.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 8am-3pm  
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      Community First! Village of Lights

      More than 250,000 lights choreographed to holiday music will dazzle spectators at one of the biggest Christmas light displays in Central Texas. Hit up the Advent Market for gifts made by formerly homeless artists and makers who live at the Village.
      Fri.-Sat., Dec. 6-7 and 13-14, 5:30-9pm. Free.  
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      Cooks and Crafters Holiday Market

      Shop for the holidays with local craft people and culinary artists.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 10am-3pm. Free.  
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      Daytrippers: Space Center Houston

      Take a trip outside the Bullock's walls and discover Texas' connection to outer space with a trip to Space Center Houston. Lunch, transportation, and tours included. Spots are limited, so buy those tickets sooner than later.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 8am-5pm. $50-60.  
      Departing location: Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress
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      December AWC Speaker Series in the Black Lodge

      Guests from the Austin Wellness Collaborative will be presenting topics of their expertise followed by live music. See Facebook for schedule.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 7-9pm. Free.  
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      DeSTEMber Extravaganza

      Free, frosty hands-on STEM fun for the whole family. Create a LED-circuit reindeer, engineer a dogsled, and more activities.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 9:30am-noon. Free.
      Girlstart, 1400 W. Anderson
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      Dickens on the Strand

      Return to the days of a Victorian Christmas on the waterfront with parades, music, food vendors, and more.
      Fri.-Sun., Dec. 6-8
      Galveston
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      Ed Crowell: Barton Creek

      The author presents his book about what lies beyond Barton Creek's more familiar end – the forty-odd miles that tumble and twist across private lands, eventually feeding the Colorado River.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 3pm  
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      Festival of Texas Fiddling

      The annual fest features myriad styles of Texas fiddling and all-day dancing in the historic Twin Sisters Dance Hall. Plus workshops, showcase concerts, and a fiddle symposium sponsored by Humanities Texas.
      Fri.-Sat., Dec. 6-7. $20.  
      Twin Sisters Dance Hall, Blanco
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      Festivus For The Rest Of Us!

      A festive meet and greet with Heidi Sloan – running for Congress – and Dominic Selvera, a dem candidate running for Travis County Attorney. RSVP (via Facebook) to attend
      Sat., Dec. 7, 5-9pm  
      11124 Desert Willow Loop
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      Frontier Christmas in the Johnson Settlement

      Visit LBJ's boyhood home decorated for the holidays and then walk around the Settlement for stories and songs around the campfires.
      Sat., Dec. 7
      Johnson City
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      Full Circle Holiday Market

      There will be vintage clothing, jewelry, art, records, apothecary and much more. There will also be a New Orleans-style brunch by Bacchus and Brown.
      Sat., Dec. 7, noon-6pm. Free.  
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      Georgetown Christmas Stroll

      The festive, fam-friendly event will include a holiday parade, a s'mores station, cookies with the Grinch, a snow slide, and more than 150 arts & crafts booths. On Saturday, kiddos can take a photo with Santa.
      Fri.-Sat., Dec. 6-7. Free.  
      116 W. Eighth St., Georgetown
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      German-Texan Heritage Society Christmas Market

      A festive atmosphere with traditional German Christmas treats and glühwein (hot spiced wine), imported Christmas decorations direct from the Erzgebirge region of Germany, and a visit from St. Nick!
      Sat., Dec. 7, 10am-5:30pm  
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      Glossier Pop-Up

      Shop the cult internet makeup brand's complete product line IRL.
      Through Dec. 8 (except Thanksgiving). 11am-7pm
      Glossier Austin, 2000 S. Congress
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      Growing Closer Rally

      On the other hand, this group of urbanists are pushing Council to adopt the rewrite. You decide.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 10am-2pm  
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      Gruene Christmas Market Days

      Nearly 100 vendors offer Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items, and packaged Texas foods.
      Sat.-Sun., Dec. 7-8. Free.  
      Gruene
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      Gumbo Cookoff

      Gather around the country store for a day of sampling the cooks’ concoctions and enjoying the Cajun music.
      Sat., Dec. 7
      Castell
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      Hill Country Holiday Village

      Walk the decorated walkways and shop for gifts and goods from holiday vendors. Carolers and local dance and choir groups perform, and guests will have the chance to take photos with St. Nick at Santa's Workshop.
      Select dates through Dec. 24  
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      Holiday Light Stroll at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines

      A festive display of over 3,000 twinkling lights winds through the resort’s grounds and features a 20-foot-tall LED animated Christmas tree. On Friday and Saturday evenings, the resort’s culinary team will serve specialty hot cocoa and made-to-order mini doughnuts.
      Nov. 30-Jan. 1. Free with on-site paid parking ($8-15).
      Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa, 575 Hyatt Lost Pines Rd., Cedar Creek
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      Holiday Market at Two Wheel Brewing

      Shop local handmade items and vintage wares in time for the holidays, including jewelry, bath & body products, artwork, and more.
      Sat., Dec. 7, noon-6pm. Free.  
      Two Wheel Brewing Company, 535 Loop 4 S., Buda
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      Holiday Model Train Show

      The Austin Tinplate Trackers hobby club builds a Christmas village around the model train tracks in the Downtowner Gallery.
      Nov. 29-Jan. 4. Wed.-Sun.
      Round Rock
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      Holiday Pet Portraits: Allandale

      Tomlinson's Feed is teaming up with Mumford Pet Photos for its second annual pet portraits with a Texas Winter Wonderland theme. Proceeds will be donated to Tomlinson's Feed's Pound 4 Pound Food Donation Drive. All reservations are first-come, first photograph basis within the event window.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 10am-2pm. $10 per pet (reservations required).  
      Tomlinson's Feed, 5716 Burnet Rd.
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      Holiday Window Walk

      Starting on Dec. 2, visitors can watch the storefronts of the 2nd Street District as businesses transform into festive holiday scenes created by St. Edward's University students. Participating stores include Austin General Store, Austin Rocks Texas, Luxe Apothetique, and Sneaker Politics Austin. Cast your vote for the best one through the 2nd Street District Facebook page, and the winner will be announced on Dec. 9.
      Dec. 2-8. Free.
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      Hotel San José Holiday Market

      Local makers include Maize Bakery, FairlessWorks, Geode Design Studio, Hey Moon Ceramics, and more.
      Sat., Dec. 7, noon-5pm  
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      Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair

      S. C. Gwynne, Oscar Cásares, Karen Olsson, H. W. Brands, and Norma Elia Cantú are just a few of the authors who will be autographing books for purchase at a discounted rate. Coffee and treats will be available if your blood sugar gets low from all the literary star power. Proceeds will benefit Texas libraries.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 10am-1pm. Free.  
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      Jingle Bell Run 5K

      There will be a kids' run, 5K, costume contest, and pet costume contest. Benefits Lake Travis High School Cross Country and Track & Field Booster Club.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 7:45am. $15.99-29.99.  
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      Johnson City Lights Spectacular

      The county courthouse, the Pedernales Electric Co-op building, and the town are bathed in twinkling lights with parades, food courts, and special events on weekends.
      Nov. 29-Jan. 5. Free.  
      Johnson City
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      Last Chance to Stop the Next CodeNEXT

      City Hall will be the temporary home of dueling land use arguments. This side is against the LDC rewrite (if you couldn't tell). It's also the same group that derailed CodeNEXT for better or worse.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 10am-5pm  
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      LeadSled Santa

      Off-beat holiday fun for the whole family, including a vintage car & motorcycle show, beer, live rock bands, and a photo with LeadSled Santa (extra $10). Proceeds to benefit Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.
      Sat., Dec. 7, noon-5pm. $5 at gate.  
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      Listening Session: Cameron and Dessau Roads

      Stop by whenever to help the Austin Transportation Department better understand the safety and mobility needs for people using Cameron Road and Dessau Road (51st Street to Parmer Lane). Your input will help identify improvement projects. For those who can’t attend, see the online survey, open Nov. 21 through Dec. 22.
      In person: Thu., Nov. 21, 6-7pm. Online: Nov. 21-Dec. 22  
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      Lost Pines Christmas

      Bastrop puts on seasonally themed light displays, a nighttime holiday parade, a snow day, and more activities for the whole family throughout the month.
      Weekends through Dec. 24. Free.
      Bastrop
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      Luminations

      The Wildflower Center is lighting up the gardens with thousands of luminarias and bringing plentiful aerial dance performances from Blue Lapis Light, live music, and festive fun to make this a tradition to remember.
      Dec. 5-8, 12-15, 6-10pm. $18; ages 4 & under, free.  
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      Marketplace Health Insurance Open Enrollment

      During open enrollment, Foundation Communities' Prosper Centers can help you get insurance coverage, switch plans, and track down financial assistance with their (pretty awesome) team of experts.
      Mon.-Thu., 9am-7pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-1pm. Free.  
      2600 W. Stassney Ln.
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      Milam & Greene Holiday Whiskey Market at the Distillery

      Sip on hot toddies and cocktails, listen to live holiday music, and shop holiday gift baskets. Free cocktail demos and complimentary pecan pie made with Milam & Greene Triple Cask Bourbon to boot.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 11am-4pm. Free admission.
      Ben Milam Whiskey Distillery, 2218 U.S. 281 N., Blanco
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      Money Moves and Mindsets

      Shauntavia Ward of EleMINT Skin, Emily Ng of No Good Tattoo, and Christie Zangrili of Moontower Rentals share their approaches toward business growth and expansion.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 10am-noon. Free, but RSVP.  
      Capital One Cafe, 106 E. Sixth #106
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      Mozart's Light Show

      Check out the holiday lights and get you a freshly baked German treat while local musicians play tunes on the grand piano.
      Nov. 21-Jan. 5, 6pm-12mid, except Christmas Eve (closes 10pm); closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Free.  
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      Navideño Artisan Mercado

      For that unique Christmas gift, choose from Mexican, Colombian, and African dresses, handbags, and crafts; Honduran and Texan paintings, prints, and mixed media; and locally crafted wares.
      Sat., Dec. 7 & 21, 10am-3pm: Old Bakery & Emporium, 1006 Congress. Sun., Dec. 22, 11am-3pm: HOPE Farmers Market, 412 Comal. Free.  
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      Pancakes & Pictures With Buddy the Elf

      Eat some flapjacks and snap a photo with Buddy.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 10am-noon. Free.
      Hearth & Soul, 2727 Exposition
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      Poketo Holiday Pop-up Shop

      Shop the L.A.-based lifestyle brand's signature stationery, apparel, and accessories collections.
      Through Dec. 15. 10am-6pm. Free.  
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      Pound 4 Pound Pet Food Drive

      Every holiday season, Tomlinson’s Feed hosts Austin’s largest pet food drive in support of local animal rescues and shelters. It's easy to give: Every bag of pet food donated through Christmas Eve will be doubled by pet food suppliers, pound for pound. (Their goal this year is 160,000 pounds of pet food.) More of an internet shopper? Just donate online.
      Through Dec. 24  
      Austin-area Tomlinson's Feed stores
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      Saint John's UMC Alternative Gift Market

      This annual market benefits 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. 7-8, noon-3pm. Free.
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      Santa Lounge & Market

      Sip on holiday cocktails and browse the local holiday pop-up shops, including Toy Joy and Luxe Apothetique. First 100 guests to bring one toy to donate to Boys & Girls Clubs of Austin will receive a drink ticket for a cocktail.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 1-5pm. Free.
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      Seriously Sweet Structures Workshop

      Explore how to build a sturdy gingerbread house through a series of structural engineering challenges, draft plans, and build your very own gingerbread house. Recommended for ages 8 & up.
      Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 20-23, 2-4:30pm. $5 per person.  
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      Sights and Sounds of Christmas

      Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be in the park decorated with Christmas lights as well as food vendors, the carnival, and lots of music.
      Wed.-Sat., Dec. 4-7, 11-14
      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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      SPON Day & Holiday Market

      Jester King releases its annual three year blend of spontaneously fermented beer and celebrates the holiday season with a makers market. Bonus: This year the brewery is offering free holiday photos with their goats from 3-5pm!
      Sat., Dec. 7, noon-10pm. Free.  
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      St. Edward's University Men's Basketball

      Vs. Millsaps: Sat., Dec. 7, 3pm. Vs. West Texas A&M: Thu., Dec. 12, 7:30pm. $4-8; ages 6 & under, free.  
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      St. Edward's University Women's Basketball

      Vs. Texas A&M-Commerce: Sat., Dec. 7, 1pm. Vs. West Texas A&M: Thu., Dec. 12, 5:30pm. $4-8; ages 6 & under, free.  
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      Stassney Lane Improvements Feedback

      ATD wants your input on how to improve transit options along Stassney from West Gate Blvd. to South Congress, so visit the link online and share your thoughts!
      Comments will be accepted from Dec. 5, 2019, through Jan. 5, 2020  
      Online
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      Student Rights Workshop From the ACLU

      Students and youth activists are invited to this training on how to make change in their communities.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 1-3pm. Free.  
      Central Library Demonstration Area, 710 W. César Chávez St.
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      Texas Holiday Market

      Artisan makers from around the Lone Star State sling their leather goods, ceramics, caramels, and more. Plus holiday cocktails, festive tunes, and classic holiday films.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 2-6pm. Free.  
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      Texas State Men's Basketball

      Vs. UTSA.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 4pm. $7+.  
      Strahan Arena, 106 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos
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      UpWest Cabin Pop-up

      Guests will step inside the UpWest Cabin's tiny cabin to unwind with an on-site "relaxation experience" and the chance to shop the brand's new line of comfort wear and home goods.
      Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden: Sat., Dec. 7, 8:30am-7pm. The Domain, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace: Sun., Dec. 8, noon-6pm  
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      Volunteers Needed to Make a Difference During Tax Season

      United Way of Williamson County is looking for volunteers to help with free tax prep services in Georgetown, Hutto, Leander, Liberty Hill, and Taylor. Work includes tax prep, translating, and greeting. No prior experience necessary, as a free training is provided, complete with IRS certification.: The sites will be open from Jan. 28 through April 15. Bilingual folks are sorely needed. Email, call, or visit the website for more info.
      Nov. 22-Jan. 23  
      Apply online
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      Walkway of Lights

      Get a jump on the holiday season with a stroll through 2 million sparkling lights in the park along the lake.
      Nov. 22-Jan. 1, 2020. Nightly, 6-10pm. Free.  
      Marble Falls
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      We Are Blood: Platelet Step-Up Campaign

      Platelet donors have the chance to receive up to six Alamo Drafthouse movie passes through the end of the month. First donation = one pass; second = two passes; and third = three passes. To schedule a platelet donation, call 512/206-1266 or visit www.weareblood.org.
      Through Dec. 31  
      Austin-area We Are Blood Donor Centers
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      Winter Waterland Gala

      A seated dinner, complimentary drinks, live & silent auctions, an awards ceremony, and more celebrating Well Aware's 10 years of helping ensure clean water in East Africa.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 6-10pm. $200.  
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      Workday at Blunn Creek Nature Preserve

      Assist the Blunn Creek Partnership with its ecological restoration of the preserve by cutting and stacking ligustrum.
      Sat., Dec. 7, 8:30am-noon. Free.  
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      Wreathmaking Class

      Sip a glass of bubbly and enjoy small bites as you get creative and make your own wreath. (Ticket includes materials and refreshments.)
      Sat., Dec. 7, 1-3:30pm. $100.  
    • Community

      Sports

      Yoga Therapy Series for Infertility

      This five-week series geared toward those experiencing infertility utilizes the tools of yoga to help reduce stress.
      Dec. 7-Jan. 11 (except Dec. 28). Saturdays, 1:30-5pm. $180.
      Be Well Austin, 1906 W. Koenig
    Ongoing
    • Community

      Events

      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
    • Community

      Events

      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.
    • Community

      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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