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    Camp Fire Summer Camp

    Presented by Camp Fire

    June 9 - August 22, 2014

    Camp Fire Summer Camp is 10 weeks of fun in nature! Each week of camp has a unique theme related to science and nature, with learning activities and field trips related to that theme. Camp Fire is all about getting kids more connected to the outdoors, and strengthening the bond between science and nature. Camp runs from 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday, with early drop-off and late pick-up available. Information about ...more


    Facing East: 48 Hours in the Life of East Austin (2014) Creative Opportunity

    Presented by DiverseArts Culture Works and New East Gallery at New East Arts Gallery

    August 22 - August 24, 2014

    Who: Competition is open to the public, hosted by DiverseArts Culture Works

    What: A Photo and Video Competition

    Where: An exhibition of selected works will be featured at New East...more

    End of Summer Celebration

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery

    August 29, 2014

    As summer winds down, we are capping off the season with a family party! Join us for a uniquely curated after-hours Thinkery experience without the hustle and bustle of a daytime...more

    Wine and Marimba Music Party!

    Presented by Rattletree School of Marimba

    August 29, 2014

    Enjoy a night of fabulous wine, friends, fun casual marimba lessons, and special performances.  Wine and Music parties are always full of fun and surprises - new and old friends mix and...more

    AUSTIN TROUBADOURS PRESENT -

    Presented by Austin Troubadours and One World Theatre at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center

    August 30, 2014

    Concert of songs and dances from Renaissance Europe “Pastime with Good Company” concert is set for Saturday, August 30th, 8:00pm at George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center,...more

    Studio Space Open House

    Presented by Imagine Art at 11th Street Station

    July 7 - August 31, 2014

    PRESS RELEASE

    Imagine Art announces the launch of ReNEW East, a creative incubator for artists on the east side.  10,000 sqft of warehouse space has been converted to studios, gallery...more

    Splash Jam

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    August 31, 2014

    Admission is free. The event kicks off with a washer tournament at 4 pm with the rest of the event starting at 5 pm. The festival will feature live music and inflatables. Fees apply for face...more

    Thinkery21: Back to School

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery

    September 4, 2014

    Summer’s almost over, so time to sharpen the pencils and hit the books, Thinkery21 style!

    Start your night in our School Picture Photobooth, with fun, 80s-style backdrops and...more

    It's Hot, Take It Off! Live Band Burlesque Show

    Presented by Bat City Bombshells at The Parish

    September 4, 2014

     Things are heating up at the Parish as the Bat City Bombshells are taking their tease- LIVE! A show that will make Austin proud (ya, you know, the live music capital of the...more

    Summer Market at WPA

    Presented by Women Printmakers of Austin

    September 5, 2014

     As a part of first Fridays at Canopy Studios, the Women Printmakers of Austin will be hosting a sale of beautiful, handmade prints and cards created by their members. The shop will be open...more

    Urinetown: The Musical

    Presented by The City Theatre Company at The City Theatre

    August 15 - September 7, 2014

    One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. In a...more

    Gladius: The Show

    Presented by Dolce at Travis County Exposition Center

    September 3 - September 7, 2014

     Gladius the Show is a 90 minute touring production featuring acrobatic equestrian acts that have never been seen! Brought to you by Big Horse Productions of Las Vegas, NV, this is a show not...more

    Tour de Cure

    Presented by American Diabetes Association

    September 13, 2014

    The Central Texas American Diabetes Association presents its third annual Tour de Cure on September 13, 2014. The signature fundraising cycling event is the only cycling event in Texas dedicated...more

    Lets Create Something Magical

    Presented by Weird Destiny Productions

    September 13, 2014

    Doors at 7:00pm

    Music starts at 8:30pm - 12:00am

    Field Dress - 8:30

    Def Rain - 9:45

    New Fumes - 11:00

    Art party all night

     

     


    Art Squared Arts Market

    Presented by Art Squared Arts Market

    September 13, 2014

     Second Saturday Art Market featuring local artists.


    ¡Viva México! 2014

    Presented by Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.

    September 13, 2014

    Please join the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 for the celebration of Mexico's Independence.

    Doors Open @ 7pm.
    There will...more

    Music Concert at the ESB-MACC

    Presented by Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.

    September 13, 2014

    Trio Los Vigilantes in Concert at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center starting at 9:00 pm.

    Please join us, in celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day, Saturday,...more

    Capital of Texas QuiltFest

    Presented by Austin Area Quilt Guild at Palmer Events Center

    September 12 - September 14, 2014

    60+vendors

    375+ quilts

    Live demonstrations

    Raffle quilt

    Boutique and Silent Auction

    Children's area with scavenger hunt

    Quilts for Sale


    Robert Faires' HENRY V

    Presented by Austin Shakespeare and Red Then Productions at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre

    September 5 - September 14, 2014

    England’s most storied and inspirational warrior king is revealed in a stunning one-man adaptation of the Shakespeare’s Henry V – created and performed by Robert Faires,...more

    2014 Fall ACK Demo Days

    Presented by Austin Kayak (ACK)

    September 13 - September 14, 2014

     

    Outdoor retailer Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC., announces its 8th Annual Fall Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition. A total of four events will be...more

    aGLIFF (Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival)

    Presented by aGLIFF

    September 9 - September 14, 2014

    aGLIFF - The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival was founded in 1987 and became a 501(c)3 in 1995 under the umbrella of the new non-profit aGLIFF.     This year we...more

    Studio Spotlight -- The Firebird and Agon

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    September 18, 2014

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's The Firebird and Balanchine's Agon. Watch the dancers rehearse excerpts from the...more

    Texas Nonprofit Summit

    Presented by Greenlights for NonProfit Success at The Renaissance Hotel

    September 18 - September 19, 2014

    Join more than 700 nonprofit professionals and community leaders to experience an energizing, two days of learning and networking. Hear about nonprofit trends and innovations, and get to know...more

    ICMCA Presents KATHAK LEGEND – PANDIT BIRJU MAHARAJ

    Presented by Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA)

    September 19, 2014

     Brijmohan Mishra popularly known as Pandit Birju Maharaj is the leading exponent of the Lucknow Kalka-Bindadin gharana of Kathak dance in India. He is a direct descendant of Ishwari...more

    IMAGINARIUM 2014

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery

    September 19, 2014

     Take a whirl around the Thinkery in this evening of exciting adventure, all for the purpose of raising money and awareness for the museum you love. The one who has the most fun wins. Join us...more

    Bubble Run - Austin

    Presented by Black Flag Events at Travis County Exposition Center

    September 27, 2014

     The BUBBLE RUN™ is 5km of frothy goodness! At each kilometer, participants will run through Bubble Zones and come out covered head to toe in colored bubbles and foam!


    Whiskies of the World®, Austin

    Presented by Whiskies of the World

    September 27, 2014

     

    Whisky lovers rejoice; Whiskies of the World Expo is coming back to town!

    After the grand success of the first two events, we are back in Texas...more

    Austin Playhouse 15th Anniversary Season Gala

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    September 30, 2014

    Celebrating 15 years as an Austin landmark theatre!

    Austin Playhouse is turning 15 and you are invited to join the celebration at Highland Mall. From the initial dreams of...more

    WPA Studio Featured Artist: Jo Lagatutta

    Presented by Women Printmakers of Austin

    October 3, 2014

    Come see the amazing work of WPA member, Jo Lagatutta. Jo is an art therapist whose images are soft, ethereal-like, and inspirational. The circle or circular movement can often be seen in her...more

    SPIRIT

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    September 5 - October 4, 2014

    Limited seating. Advanced Purchase Recommended.


    2-for-1 admission Thursday and Sunday with donation of 2 cans for SafePlace


    Radical...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- Glow in the Dark!

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    October 5, 2014

    See excerpts from Not Afraid of the Dark - The Show That Glows!, learn a glow-in-the-dark movement phrase, and capture your shadow on a screen with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Please bring...more

    La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    October 16, 2014

    La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival
    October, 16 2014
    7-10pm
    On the grounds of Laguna Gloria

    2014 marks the 25th year of Austin’s favorite food and wine...more

    Keep Fighting Run Festival

    Presented by Go Mitch Go Foundation

    October 18, 2014

    Go Mitch Go Foundation is pleased to announce the Keep Fighting Run Festival 10K happening May 3, 2014 at Gupton Stadium in Cedar Park, Texas. The festival offers 10K race for individuals and...more

    Building Bridges Art Gala

    Presented by The Arc of the Capital Area at Hyatt Regency Austin

    October 22, 2014


    Building Bridges celebrates the creativity of all artists; coined as THE art event to attend in Austin, the gala features more than 150 original professionally framed art pieces from local...more

    The Flying Wunderkinds and the Amazing Feats of Giving benefiting Austin Children's Shelter

    Presented by Austin Children's Shelter

    October 25, 2014

    For our 2014 Gala, we drew inspiration from the children at ACS as we celebrate their potential! So "step right up, folks" and see for yourselves: The Flying Wunderkinds and the Amazing...more

    2014 AIA Austin Homes Tour

    Presented by AIA Austin at Various Locations

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

     Each year, the AIA Austin Homes Tour showcases some of the best designed homes in the Austin area from locally renowned architecture and design firms. In its 28th year, the 2014 AIA Austin...more

    Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

    Presented by American Diabetes Association

    November 8, 2014

    Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising walk. The event has been taking place for more than 20 years and has raised more than...more

    23rd Annual Austin Powwow & American Indian Heritage Festival

    Presented by Great Promise for American Indians and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    November 8, 2014

    The Austin Powwow is a family friendly event that preserves the traditions, heritage and culture of American Indians in Texas. It is the largest one day Powwow in the United States and provides...more

    Studio Spotlight -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    November 20, 2014

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker, our city's annual holiday tradition. Watch the dancers rehearse...more

    East Austin Handmade Arts Market @ The VORTEX

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    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

    Family Dance Workshop -- A Journey Through Dance

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    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

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

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    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

    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

    Studio Spotlight -- Swan Lake

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    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.


    Southern Skies Social

    Presented by Austin Planetarium

    October 30, 2013 - on going

    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

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

    Presented by Alamo Drafthouse at Alamo Drafthouse - Downtown

    February 14, 2012 - on going

     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

    February 16, 2012 - on going

    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

    October 8, 2013 - on going

    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

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