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for Thu., Nov. 29
  • Festival of Good

    Festival of Good is back! Join them in Whitter Park at the corner of Whitter and Charles Merle Drive in the Goodnight Ranch neighborhood for the 3rd Annual Festival of Good - a fun, block party-style event celebrating all the "good" things of Austin. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.
    Sat. Aug. 24, 10am-2pm  
    Whitter Park
  • 8th Annual Austin Original Benefits Concert

    Wild Child will bring their blend of indie-pop and infectious melodies to this year's 8th Annual Austin Original Benefit Concert! It's all for a good cause with proceeds benefiting children's mental health at Austin Child Guidance Center.
    Sat. Aug. 24, 8:30pm  
    ACL Live at the Moody Theater
  • Music


    In the vein of controversial producer AraabMuzik, enigmatic Persian-American trap DJ/producer Asadi (Daniel Asadi) exists as more than an MPC button masher. As a curator of his heritage, the 22-year-old Ohioan first began producing at 16, sampling his parents’ old cassette tapes and filling his loops with 808 drums. “Throne” became a Spotify hit in 2016. Latest single “Goldie” dropped last month.
    Thu., Nov. 29, 9pm  
  • Community


    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.
    Nov. 23-Dec. 24. Daily, 10am-10pm. Free.
    Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport
  • Arts


    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

    Austin Shakespeare presents Tennessee Williams’ steamy, Pulitzer-winning masterpiece of what you might call "Southern discomfort" – featuring Gwendolyn Kelso as Maggie the Cat. Directed by Ann Ciccollela. But, waithere's what our reviewer thought of the show!
    Through Dec. 2. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. $25 and up.  
  • Food

    Food Events

    L'oca d'oro: Big Night

    What a great idea! Chef Fiore Tedesco is cooking up a sumptuous Italian feast inspired by that Stanley Tucci foodie movie from the Nineties. Every table will get their own personal recreation of Il Timpano, the baked "kitchen sink" dish with meatballs & sausage in a pastry shell. Plus, this unique pastapalooza will be accompanied by live music – those Lucky Strikes going all Louis Prima for you – and optional wine pairings. And, OMG, for dessert, it's the one-night-only return of L'oca d'oro's own addition to the pantheon of outlandish Italian food, "The S'mores Tartufo," a tower of gelato, marshmallow brûlée, hazelnut graham cracker, and chocolate sauce.
    Thu., Nov. 29, 5-10pm. $75-125.  
  • Community


    Mozart's Light Show

    Check out the holiday lights and get you a home-baked Bavarian treat, while local musicians play tunes on the grand piano.
    Through Jan. 2. Free.
  • Arts


    Preacher Lawson

    In 2015, this Preacher won the title of "Funniest Comedian in Florida." In 2016, he was crowned the winner of the Seattle International Comedy Competition. Now here he is on the third coast – We are sometimes called the third coast, right? That's totally a thing, isn't it? – and set to crack you up like he does everywhere else – and on America's Got Talent.
    Nov. 29-Dec. 1. Thu., 8pm; Fri.-Sat., 7:30 & 10pm. $20-25.  
  • Qmmunity

    Arts & Culture

    QueerTowne's Pink Christmas

    Are you ready for a QueerTowne holiday story? Then join the crew for queer ol' yuletide with special appearances from all yer fave funny people (aka Rachel Madorsky, Austin Smartt, Frank Sánchez, and more). Come getcher halls decked.
    Thu., Nov. 29, 10-11pm. $5.  
  • Music

    Seven Lions, Jason Ross, AU5

    Jeff Montalvo arrives from the house, dubstep, and trance capital of Santa Barbara.
    Thu., Nov. 29, 9pm  
  • Community

    Out of Town

    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. Roast hot dogs and marshmallows at the Yule Log, drink hot chocolate, and enjoy live entertainment most evenings. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
    Nov. 24-Dec. 28. Sun.-Thu., 6-9pm; Fri. & Sat., 6-10pm. Free.
  • Community


    Winter Wonderland at The Circuit

    The racetrack transforms into something resembling the North Pole with the largest outdoor skating rink in Texas, the Tunnel of Lights, and Santa's Workshop; plus live music, carnival rides, a petting zoo, and Chinese Lantern Festival.
    Through Dec. 30. $16,.  
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