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    Thanksgiving at the Russian House

    Presented by The Russian House of Austin at Russian House, Austin

    November 27, 2014

     Whether you're planning a traditional Thanksgiving meal or looking for some unique options, the Russian House will make your Thanksgiving holiday memorable!

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    The Fourth Annual Day of Tango Festival

    Presented by Academy of Tango - Texas and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at The Ben Hur Shrine Auditorium, Austin

    December 5 - December 7, 2014

    Join The Academy of Tango - Texas for the fourth annual "Day of Tango" Festival in Austin, Texas with performances by international Tango champions, local area Tango...more

    The Nutcracker

    Presented by TexARTS

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    TexARTS Youth Ballet Theatre presents the classic story of The Nutcracker! Come join a festive party and watch in wonder as the Sugar Plum Fairy hosts a dazzling array of dances! Special guest...more

    Domestic Disturbance: New Works by Deborah Roberts

    Presented by DiverseArts Culture Works at New East Arts Gallery, Austin

    November 1 - December 7, 2014

    Where: New East Arts Gallery@Saltillo Lofts
    1601 East 5th St, Suite 106
    Austin, TX 78702

    Opening Reception: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

    Run of Exhibition: Nov. 1 thru Dec....more

    Wild Ideas Shopping Event at Wildflower Center

    Presented by "No Ties Productions" at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    December 5 - December 7, 2014

    Find the perfect holiday gifts while visiting the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for free. Admissions will be waived during Wild Ideas, when guests receive 20 percent off all store...more

    Capital City Men's Chorus Holiday Concert "...there arose such a clatter"

    Presented by Capital City Men's Chorus at St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Austin

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    There’s no better way to escape the “clatter” of the hustling, bustling holiday season, than to attend the Capital City Men’s Chorus holiday concert: “…there...more

    Holiday Benefit for VSA Texas hosted by Ten Thousand Villages

    Presented by VSA Texas and Ten Thousand Villages Austin at Ten Thousand Villages, Austin

    December 10, 2014

    Join VSA Texas and Ten Thousand Villages for a celebration of the holiday giving season with holiday cheer and holiday gift shopping! You are invited to the VSA Texas Holiday Benefit hosted by Ten...more

    “The Greatest Art Show On Earth-A Holiday Circus Spectacular”

    Presented by The Arc of the Capital Area

    December 11, 2014

    Come see the latest circus inspired works by the Arc of the Arts artists!
    We invite you to mingle with the artists, board members, volunteers & staff.

    This circus themed holiday...more

    Drumming in Espanol with Roots & Rhythms Cultural Arts Program and Mariposas Spanish School for Kids

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms and Mariposas Spanish School for Kids

    October 18 - December 13, 2014

    This fun and exciting workshop in Spanish is geared for children ages 3-9 years old, and includes hands on activities, together with drumming and singing in Spanish. October workshop will feature...more

    Holiday Extravaganza

    Presented by TexARTS at TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theater, Austin

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    The TexARTS Broadway Company stars in this holiday revue that features Rockette-style numbers, your favorite holiday hits, and a special appearance by Santa Claus! This perfectly wonderful...more

    The Polar VORTEX Ball

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    December 14, 2014

    Save the date - December 14th, 2014!

    The VORTEX is excited to announce The Polar VORTEX Ball, a night of music, dancing, and performance. Join a stellar cast of VORTEX company members and...more

    An Early Christmas in Europe

    Presented by Texas Early Music Project and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at First English Lutheran Church, Austin

    December 12 - December 14, 2014

    It’s time for another Early Christmas! Join us as we explore the mystery and intangible essence of Christmas as TEMP puts its unique stamp on joyful carols and traditional songs from Western...more

    Rocking Holiday Extravaganza with Invincible Czars

    Presented by Texas Choral Consort at Scholz Garten, Austin

    December 14, 2014

    Texas Choral Consort comes together with rock innovators Invincible Czars in a fresh take on musical holiday fun. Austin’s unique Scholz Garten will be filled with electric renditions of...more

    Luminations at Wildflower Center

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    We dress up our gardens for the holidays with thousands of luminarias and lights. Free admission with two canned goods for the Capital Area Food Bank.  Enjoy live holiday music each night,...more

    The Creative Fund Holiday Celebration

    Presented by The Creative Fund at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    December 15, 2014

    Celebrate the holidays with The Creative Fund!
    Enjoy holiday themed concoctions, various festive kickshaws to nibble on, snickers & chuckles fromTrouble Puppet Theater & special...more

    ACC Concert-

    Presented by Austin Children's Choir and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    December 16, 2014

    The Austin Children's Choir will be presenting thier first concert of the 2014-2015 season. The students will sing holiday repertoire from various lands. Enjoyment for the whole family.


    Oasis Health & Wellness Fair

    Presented by Oasis Health & Wellness Fair

    September 20 - December 20, 2014

    Hosted & Sponsored By Casa De Luz & The Integrity Academy
    Featuring:
    Holistic Product Vendors
    Wide Variety of Healing Practitioners
    Mind-Body Classes (Yoga, Tai...more

    Celtic Christmas at the Cathedral

    Presented by Celtic Cultural Center of Texas at St. Mary's Cathedral, Austin

    December 19 - December 20, 2014

     

    Produced by Celtic Cultural Center of Texas, in the hall of one of Austin's most historic Houses of Worship, comes a gathering every year of some of the city's most honored...more

    Beto & The Fairlanes Christmas Party: Merry TeXmas!

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    December 21, 2014

    Austin’s own Beto and the Fairlanes/Beto y Los Fairlanes continue to attract and entertain a wide variety of fans with their unique blend of Latin pop, jazz, salsa, swing and worldbeat...more

    A Child's Christmas In Wales 2014

    Presented by Alex Coke at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    December 21, 2014

    A Child's Christmas In Wales

     

    Experience the music & magic of Texas jazz musicians Alex Coke, Suzi Stern, Rich Harney, and Evan Arredondo...more

    VSA Texas 2014 Annual Art and Gift Show

    Presented by VSA Texas at AGE Building, Austin

    November 17 - December 24, 2014

    VSA Texas presents its annual Holiday Art and Gift Show at the AGE of Central Texas Building, Room 101, Austin, TX, 78705. The festive holiday art and gift show runs from November 17 to December...more

    MERRY CHRISTMAS

    Presented by The Russian House of Austin at Russian House, Austin

    December 25, 2014

    Thursday, December 25th
    11 am - 10 pm
    Celebrate the Holidays with us and avoid the hassle of cooking all day. Enjoy the day with family and friends at the Russian House!
    A full...more

    East Austin Handmade Arts Market @ The VORTEX

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    February 8 - December 27, 2014

    When: Saturdays beginning February 8th, 11am – 4 pm


    Where: The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, The VORTEX will begin...more

    Russian New Year Celebration 2015

    Presented by The Russian House of Austin at Russian House, Austin

    December 31, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    New Years Eve Party
    Wednesday, December 31
    9.30 PM - 5 AM

    Step into New 2015 Year in mystery!
    Masquerade! Take your fill – let the spectacle astound...more

    Mix 'n’ Mash: Lotería! Exhibition and Art Sale

    Presented by Mexic-Arte Museum at Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin

    December 5, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Mexic-Arte Museum is excited to announce Mix 'n' Mash: Lotería! Art Exhition and Sale. Mix 'n' Mash is an annual group exhibition and art sale featuring original works of...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- A Journey Through Dance

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    January 25, 2015

    See works from multiple dance genres  such as ballet, jazz, musical theatre, and modern, and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Recommended for ages 3 to 12 years...more

    The Book of Goddesses in Music and Dance

    Presented by Austin Chamber Ensemble at St. David's Episcopal Church, Austin

    January 25, 2015

    Austin Chamber Ensemble presents "The Book of Goddesses in Music and Dance" featuring Austin's own Chaski (Shana Norton, harp; Adrienne Inglis, flute), Dr. Matthew McClung from...more

    Studio Spotlight -- Belle Redux / A Tale of Beauty & the Beast

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    February 5, 2015

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's Belle Redux / A Tale of Beauty & the Beast. Watch the dancers rehearse excerpts...more

    Studio Spotlight -- Director's Choice

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    March 12, 2015

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's Director's Choice, a mixed repertory performance featuring three contemporary...more

    Ride. Drive. Give.

    Presented by Center for Child Protection

    March 30, 2015

    Ride: You can experience real-life racing thrills while riding shotgun when a professional driver takes the wheel of your car.
    Drive: Navigate the Circuit of The Americas, host of the...more

    Studio Spotlight -- Swan Lake

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    April 30, 2015

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's Swan Lake. Watch the dancers rehearse excerpts from the production, and ask questions...more

    Art Dinner 2015: Save the Date!

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 9, 2015

    An intimate dinner on the grounds of Laguna Gloria benefiting the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park.


    Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K

    Presented by Bounce and Bounce at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    June 27, 2015

    13th Annual Keep Austin Weird Festival + 5K

    Date:
    June, 27th 2015

    Time:
    Festival Opens – 2:00PM
    5K – 7:00PM
    End –...more

    Alamo Drafthouse Unveils Signature Wine Line: "The Bottle of Wits"

    Presented by Alamo Drafthouse at Alamo Drafthouse - Downtown, Austin

    February 14, 2012 - Ongoing

     Alamo Drafthouse is delighted to announce the launch of a signature wine inspired by THE PRINCESS BRIDE in honor of the 25th anniversary of the film. The name of this signature wine...more

    Slow Food Happy Hour

    Presented by Foreign & Domestic at Foreign & Domestic, Austin

    February 16, 2012 - Ongoing

    Featuring a special charcuterie menu prepared by Chef Ned Elliott and a $5 Slow Drink Menu featuring beer from St. Arnold’s Brewery. Please dress appropriately, there is limited indoor...more

    Speaker Series with Brenda Chinnery-Allgeier

    Presented by Austin Planetarium at Opal Divine's Austin Grill - Marina, Austin

    October 8, 2013 - Ongoing

    Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5pm-9pm for our Speaker Series, presented at Opal Divine’s Marina location. Ever wonder why Dark Matter was important to our universe? How...more

    Southern Skies Social

    Presented by Austin Planetarium

    October 30, 2013 - Ongoing

    On the last Wednesday from 5pm-9pm of every month at House Wine on 408 Josephine Street, so South Austinites can join in the fun without having to leave their neck-of-the-woods. Enjoy a savory...more

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