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Gibson Wonderland

Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Gibson Street Bar, 1109 South Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Free

Our halls are decked, mistletoe is hung & we’re walking in a Gibson Wonderland all December long! This year, Christmas is taking over at Gibson Street Bar for the second annual Gibson Wonderland. This Christmas Takeover includes signature winter cocktails and festive decorations that will leave you and your fellow elves feeling warm and toasty all December long. Come get into the holiday spirit and join us for Gibson Wonderland (Will be closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).

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Diamonds Direct Holiday Showcase – 20% Savings

December 8
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 am, repeating until Dec 9, 2019

Diamonds Direct, 11104 Domain Drive
Austin, Texas 78758
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Celebrate with Diamonds Direct from Friday, December 6, to Sunday, December 8, at its biggest event of the season. Come in to the Austin location to enjoy a special 20 percent savings off virtually everything in the showroom. Thinking of popping the question soon or searching high and low for the piece of your dreams? Diamonds Direct has you covered. Don’t miss out on a designer reception at the showroom with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments on December 6 from 6-7:30 pm and December 7 from 2-3:30 pm. But hurry in, because this exclusive offer is for three days only. When:

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Ongoing

Blue Genie Art Bazaar

November 22 @ 10:00 am - December 24 @ 10:00 pm
6100 Airport Boulevard, Austin TX, 78752, 6100 Airport Boulevard,
Austin, 78752 United States
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Free

Opening early this year on Nov 22, the 19th annual Blue Genie Art Bazaar (BGAB) is a beloved holiday shopping experience featuring the work of more than 200 regional artists. Find one-of-a-kind, handcrafted jewelry, artwork, home goods and gifts for everyone on the shopping list. The Bazaar will also present special events and live music each week. As always, BGAB is a family-friendly experience where shoppers can purchase holiday gifts in a hassle-free environment with centralized checkout while supporting local vendors. Admission and parking are free. Snack bar (including alcohol) is open daily. 10% of profits every Monday go to

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Miracle on 5th Street

November 25 @ 2:00 pm - December 29 @ 2:00 am
The Eleanor, 307 W 5th Street - Unit A
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Believe in the magic of Miracle on 5th Street! The sensational Christmas themed pop-up bar has returned to The Eleanor. Guests can enjoy more of Miracle this year with extended hours as the pop-up will open at 2 p.m. daily, and at 12 p.m. from Thursday, December 19 through Christmas Day. In addition to decked out halls and even more over-the-top winter wonder, this year brings the miraculous addition of a worldwide “Ugly Sweater” party at participating Miracle outposts on Monday, December 2nd. All Miracle on 5th Street guests brave enough to don their tackiest, ugliest holiday sweater receive a

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Christmas at the Farm with Santa and Live Reindeer

November 30 @ 9:00 am - December 22 @ 6:00 pm
Sweet Eats Fruit Farm, 14400 E STATE HIGHWAY 29
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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$2 – $16

Back by popular demand!!! Santa and his live reindeer are coming back to the farm! This year Santa and the reindeer will be at the farm for 4 WEEKENDS! November 29th Friday from 9am - 6pm November 30th - December 22nd Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-6pm Santa's Schedule: Friday, November 29th from 11am-5pm Saturday, November 30th from 11am- 5pm Sunday, December 1st from 11am - 5pm Saturday, December 7th from 11am-5pm Sunday, December 8th from 11am-5pm Saturday, December 14th from 11am-5pm Sunday, December 15th from 11am-5pm Saturday, December 21st from 11am-5pm Sunday, December 22nd from 11am-5pm Reindeer's Schedule: All hours

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Snow Much Fun On Congress

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - December 25 @ 9:00 pm
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JW Marriott Austin, 110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Join Edge Rooftop + Bar, located on the 5th floor of JW Marriott Austin, for holiday fun! On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights snowfall begins at 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm. Enjoy live holiday music and sip on holiday craft cocktails while enjoying stunning views of downtown Austin!

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Snow Much Fun On Congress

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - December 26 @ 9:00 pm
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JW Marriott Austin, 110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Join Edge Rooftop + Bar, located on the 5th floor of JW Marriott Austin, for holiday fun! On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights snowfall begins at 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm. Enjoy live holiday music and sip on holiday craft cocktails while enjoying stunning views of downtown Austin!

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Snow Much Fun On Congress

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - December 27 @ 9:00 pm
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JW Marriott Austin, 110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Join Edge Rooftop + Bar, located on the 5th floor of JW Marriott Austin, for holiday fun! On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights snowfall begins at 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm. Enjoy live holiday music and sip on holiday craft cocktails while enjoying stunning views of downtown Austin!

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8:00 am

Holiday Window Walk 2019

December 8 @ 8:00 am
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2nd Street District, 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Free

Starting on Monday, December 2, visitors can watch the storefronts of 2ND Street District businesses transform into decorative holiday scenes during the ninth annual Holiday Window Walk. St. Edward's University students will activate their imaginations and design skills for their chance to win $4,500 worth of scholarships on behalf of the 2ND Street District. Participating stores include Austin General Store, Austin Rocks Texas, Luxe Apothetique, and Sneaker Politics Austin. Whether heading to 2ND Street District for a bite to eat or holiday shopping, visitors can enjoy the festive installations, all while supporting the Austin community. Visit the district and vote

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10:00 am

Santa Comes to Butler

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Austin, TX 78701 United States + Google Map
Free

Santa’s swingin’ easy at Butler! On Sunday, December 8th, Santa will be sharing the gift of golf with wee golfers-to-be. Join us for free photos with Santa on the green, free family play, and some seriously sweet golf swag for the kiddos. Our Butler elves will be gifting attendees ages 4 and under a free beginner’s bag and putter, plus golf balls and other future Pros’ gear to kids of all ages while supplies last. Grab a time slot here! We will also welcome walk-ins based on availability. 10A - 12P: Free Santa photos on the green 10A - 2P:

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10:45 am

The Brunch Boat on Lady Bird Lake

December 8 @ 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on Dec 22, 2019 at 10:45 am

Capital Cruises, 208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
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We’ve teamed up with Capital Cruises and Austin Tour Company to bring you another year of #TheBrunchBoat!   Enjoy all-local, all-complimentary food and beverages on board, complete with a DJ and Photo Booth! #TheBrunchBoat provides the perfect opportunity to support local businesses while taking in the best view of Austin's skyline!  This experience is great for birthdays, bachelor/ette groups, and other special events  (... and/or just a great excuse to have a #SundayFunday)!  Grab your crew and join us on board!!  SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: ALL 2019 BRUNCH BOATS WILL BE THEMED - Schedule below!  What's Included on Every Brunch Boat  2-hours cruise on on Lady

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11:00 am

A Christmas Carol – Reduced, Reused & Recycled

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Austin Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$10 – $15

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. This new family musical combines the suspense and tradition of the beloved Dickens tale with new hope for the future. All ages will groove to original live music, dance, puppets, and more! Who knows? It may even snow! Enjoy the historic Austin Scottish Rite Theater, built in 1871 with its

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The Allies Market

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fair Market, 1100 East 5th Street
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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The Allies Market is a free event hosted by Allies Against Slavery and Fair Market for patrons to shop responsibly this holiday season, while supporting local, socially conscious artisans and makers. The market features fair trade, direct trade, and social enterprise merchants who use their businesses to promote employment and well-being for people in Austin and around the world. This fun, family event will have something for everyone on your list with art, jewelry, clothing, purses/bags, toys, leather goods, coffee, prints and stationary, housewares, and much more! Swing by on December 8th between 11am-6pm to get all of your holiday

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Fall Feliz Sale 2019

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
springdale station, 979 Springdale Rd, Suite #160
Austin, Texas 78702
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Free

FELIZ is back for the fall! Come out December 8th to shop your favorite designers & discover new artists from around the country. The lineup is so great- you could probably knock out your whole holiday list in one day and have a drink to celebrate. Speaking of, enjoy drinks from Little Brother Coffee & Cocktails, Tortilla Mami food and get some quality time in with friends at the Party At The Moontower lounge. It's the perfect place to game plan your FELIZ purchases. We're welcoming back FELIZ alumni and are excited to show some new faces as well. Click

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Santa’s Workshop at Hotel Ella

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on Dec 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande Street TX 78705 United States + Google Map

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Old Saint Nick is headed south once again to host his annual workshop, happening December 8th & 15th. Children of all ages are encouraged to kick-off the season of giving by donating to Caritas of Austin, in exchange for a free photo with Santa in the Ella Parlor. Be sure to make a reservation for our holiday brunch buffet in Goodall’s, and stick around for kids holiday crafts. Pictures with Santa and kids’ crafts are first come, first served, and will be offered 11am - 2pm, 12/8 and 12/15. Caritas of Austin

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12:00 pm

Sunday Morning Math Group – Fancy Geometry!

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Robert Lee Moore Hall, 2515 Speedway
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Free

The Sunday Morning Math Group is an outreach event targeted at 6th-12th graders which attempts to supplement math topics that aren't often covered in traditional math classes. The SMMG will be in room 4.102 of Robert Lee Moore Hall (on UT’s campus) on Sunday, December 8 from 12-2pm. UT Professor Michael Starbird will be speaking on some theorems in geometry: "Plain plane geometry contains some of the most beautiful insights and proofs ever-some dating from ancient times and some created by living mathematicians. This interactive session will include some of my favorites from old and new proofs of the Pythagorean

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1:00 pm

A Christmas Carol – Reduced, Reused & Recycled

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Dec 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Dec 15, 2019

Austin Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$10 – $15

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. This new family musical combines the suspense and tradition of the beloved Dickens tale with new hope for the future. All ages will groove to original live music, dance, puppets, and more! Who knows? It may even snow! Enjoy the historic Austin Scottish Rite Theater, built in 1871 with its

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4:00 pm

The Austin Center for Grief&Loss Annual Evening of Remembrance

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. John’s United Methodist, 2140 Allandale Road
Austin, TX 78756 United States
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Free

Please join us for our annual Evening of Remembrance ceremony to honor our loved ones who will forever live in our hearts. Through music, poetry, ritual, and contemplation, our interfaith service celebrates the memory of those we love and have lost. Remembrance Ceremony activities and child care will be available for younger children during the ceremony. Please bring a small picture of your loved one(s) for our candle light ceremony. Dessert reception to follow ceremony. Sunday, December 8, 2019 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. St. John's United Methodist 2140 Allandale Rd., Austin, TX 78756 Parking available on site, on Wyonne Ave.,

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6:00 pm

Elf Movie Night

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rosewood, 1209 Rosewood Avenue
Austin, 78702 United States
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Free

If you’re not in the holiday spirit yet, this night should help get you and your loved ones there. Join Rosewood on the lawn at 6:00 PM and watch a holiday classic, ELF. It’s free for everyone! Hotdogs, Nachos, Movie Candy, Cornucopia Popcorn, and Murphy's Mellows S'mores Kits will be for sale at their outdoor bar.

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8:00 pm

Holiday Movie Series at Easy Tiger

December 8 @ 8:00 pm
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Sundays at 8PM (Starts on December 1)
Easy Tiger, 709 E. 6th Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Join us for free holiday movies featuring your favorite seasonal films. Round up your elves for drinks & desserts in the Beer Garden - all movies start promptly at 8PM. Arrive early for good seats! ◆ December 1: The Nightmare Before Christmas ◆ December 8: ELF ◆ December 15: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation ◆ December 22: A Christmas Story Drink Specials (Available at 6:30 PM): $5 Hot Toddy and $5 Cranberry 76's Parental Advisory: ALL AGES ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND, BUT PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT EASY TIGER IS A BAR AND MINORS

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Merlin Works presents Improv at ZACH Second Sunday Comedy Showcase feat. Echo Formal Gecko

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kleberg Stage, 1421 West Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$10

8pm Show featuring: Echo Formal Gecko – Musical improv troupe who create a show on the spot from audience suggestions. Improv Singing 601– Our long-form graduates put together an improvised, Broadway-style musical based on audience suggestions!. The Known Wizards — Merlin Works faculty troupe rounds out the evening with spontaneous scenes, hilarious games, surprisingly good songs, and fantastic stories all made up on the spot! On ZACH’s 230-seat Kleberg Stage (1421 W. Riverside Dr.) Metered parking on site at ZACH Tickets $10.

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