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    Please join us on Tuesday, Dec. 3 for one of Mueller’s most beloved traditions, the 14th Annual Tower Lighting.

    This free, family-friendly event will feature:
    ⭐️ Music from Northeast Early College High School-Austin Soul Train Drumline and Nash Hernandez Orchestra
    ⭐️ Cookies and prizes from H-E-B
    ⭐️ Coffee from Starbucks
    ⭐️ Treats and giveaways from LaMadeleine French Cafe And Bakery and Colleen’s Kitchen and Mueller Austin
    ⭐️Photobooth from TapSnap

    Event Schedule:
    – 5:30pm: Event begins with treats, music and giveaways
    – 6:30pm: Brief remarks from Kathie Tovo just before the lighting of the tower

    Food trucks will be on-site with food for purchase during the event.

      Celebrate the official opening of the Desk Plants holiday shop at Domain Northside with complimentary bites, drinks, giveaways, and a store-wide plant sale. The shop features the brand’s signature hard-to-kill potted plants in a variety of sizes, with a mission to help improve your work space. Each plant comes with a care guide and are low maintenance for those lacking a green thumb. The event is free to attend and a limited number of VIP tickets ($20) are available for purchase and include a Desk Plant and goodie bag full of gifts from health and wellness businesses around Austin.

      RSVP for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/desk-plants-store-grand-opening-party

        WHAT: In appreciation of Veterans Day, all veterans and active-duty military visiting showing a valid ID at participating McDonald’s restaurants in South Central Texas will receive a free Breakfast Combo Meal.
        WHEN: Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2019
        WHERE: Participating McDonald’s in South Central Texas: Austin, San Antonio,
        Victoria, Waco, Temple, and Bryan/College Station
        MEDIA CONTACTS: Luke Sheffield, Lopez Negrete Communications
        512-592-2697, luke@lopeznegrete.com
        Chris Stanley, McDonald’s
        901-502-9008, christopher.stanley@us.mcd.com

          WHAT: In appreciation of Veterans Day, all veterans and active-duty military visiting showing a valid ID at participating McDonald’s restaurants in South Central Texas will receive a free Breakfast Combo Meal.
          WHEN: Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2019
          WHERE: Participating McDonald’s in South Central Texas: Austin, San Antonio,
          Victoria, Waco, Temple, and Bryan/College Station
          MEDIA CONTACTS: Luke Sheffield, Lopez Negrete Communications
          512-592-2697, luke@lopeznegrete.com
          Chris Stanley, McDonald’s
          901-502-9008, christopher.stanley@us.mcd.com

            The Laura’s Library Artisans’ Market is a craft show featuring 40 Austin area artists, a large silent auction and 2 food trucks. This is a juried show with all handmade, high quality items and minimal overlap between types of items. All proceeds benefit student scholarships, as well as various library programs always offered free to the public. Indoor and outdoor booths, rain or shine. Free admission and parking. Located just 3 miles West of Hwy 360 at the Laura Bush Library (9411 Bee Cave Rd.). Come enjoy the beautiful Hill Country setting, eat lunch and shop! #LaurasArtMkt https://www.facebook.com/events/710028536061207/

              Austin is the No. 7 ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America.’ To celebrate, men’s grooming leader Wahl will park its 30-foot mobile barbershop at Republic Square on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Master Barbers will be on hand offering FREE facial hair trims while seeking out the guy with the best scruff to represent the city as Wahl Man of Austin. That guy will win $500 and go on to compete for the ultimate title of Wahl Man of the Year. The event is part of a 10-city facial hair trimming tour, and also supports a good cause. For every facial hair trim performed, Wahl will donate $1 to ZERO, the leading national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer.

              Dubbed the ‘mane’ event, the Wahl Man of the Year contest gives facial hair enthusiasts the chance to go mano a mano in a facial hair face-off. Wahl will select one guy from each tour stop location and one guy from online entries. These lucky few will be crowned champion of their city and go on to compete for the ultimate in facial hair glory, the Wahl Man of the Year title.

              Finalists will each win $500 and a commemorative Wahl 100th Anniversary Box containing a limited-edition beard trimmer and grooming products. Online voting will then help determine who wins the Grand Prize, which includes the title of Wahl Man of the Year and an additional $1,000. Men can enter by visiting Wahl’s Mobile Barbershop, or by uploading a picture on the Wahl Grooming Facebook page. More information can be found at WahlUSA.com.

                Join the The University of Texas School of Architecture for a stimulating public lecture from world-renowned architect Sir David Adjaye OBE in the Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium on Tuesday, October 8th at 4:00 p.m.

                Adjaye is recognized as a leading architect of his generation and is Principal and Founder of Adjaye Associates, which has offices in London, New York and Accra. The firm has undertaken residential, commercial, planning and research projects across Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa, but is most well-known for its civic and cultural buildings including the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington D.C.; the Moscow School of Management; and Ruby City, an art center in San Antonio that opens this October.

                The event is free and open to the public.

                  Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival
                  October 4 – 5, 2019

                  Location
                  Dell Diamond, 3400 East Palm Valley Boulevard
                  Round Rock, Texas 78665

                  Festival dates and hours:
                  Friday, October 4, 2019: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
                  Saturday, October 5, 2019: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm

                  The Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival is Round Rock area’s largest and most prestigious (and the most fun, in our estimation) festival, attracting over 40,000 people annually to this free event on the first weekend of October.

                  Hosted by the City of Round Rock Arts and Culture, Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival is a celebration of the arts, with highlight being visual artists creating beautiful sidewalk murals. Strolling the Chalk Walk affords you the opportunity to meet and talk with the artists who created these temporary pavement masterpieces. Beyond visual arts, the festival is also host to a handpicked roster of vendors, sponsors, local and regional musicians, theatrical performances, foods and drinks, and a children’s creative area with performances by children from a variety of local organizations, including the Round Rock ISD and the School of Rock.

                  The daily live entertainment will also include Friday and Saturday night headliner concerts (announcements forthcoming), all of which will make for a perfect weekend at Dell Diamond!

                  Admission to Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival is free.

                  Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival Contact
                  Scot Wilkinson, City of Round Rock Arts and Culture Director
                  Email: chalkwalk@roundrocktexas.gov
                  Website: www.chalkwalk.org
                  Phone: 940-391-1928, 512-671-2705

                  History of the Festival
                  Originally conceived by nonprofit organization Round Rock Arts, Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival was established in 2009 and has vastly since inception. Needing more space for artists to create their pavement masterpieces, the festival has moved to its new location at Dell Diamond and is now hosted by the City of Round Rock Arts & Culture Department. With over 40,000 annual attendance, the event has an economic impact of adding more than $500,000 back into the local economy.

                    Mueller and KUTX are excited to rock the amphitheater at Mueller Lake Park again this year with another round of free, family-friendly concerts curated by KUTX and our Sunday-evening kids’ show Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child.

                    Come a little early to grab your spot on the lawn (blankets are cool, but chairs aren’t) and grab your dinner from a food truck. We’ll have rock-and-roll face-painting for the kids by Faces By Juliet (no charge, but tips for the painters are welcomed.) We’ll also have coloring for the kids at the Mueller tent (where you can enter our #colorKUTX Instagram giveaway), additional activities from our sponsors, and cold beverages for the grown-ups.

                    We hope to see you at Rock the Park this year!
                    FALL 2019:

                    September 20 – (rain date Sept 27)
                    Crockett High School Mariachi Band
                    Bidi Bidi Banda

                    October 25 – (rain date Nov 8)
                    SaulPaul
                    Zettajoule

                    November 15- (rain date Nov 22)
                    Adam & the Bull Shark
                    Headliner TBA

                    Schedule:
                    5:45 P.M. – face painting opens
                    6:15 P.M. – opening act
                    7:00 P.M. – headlining act
                    7:45 P.M. – face painting closes
                    8:00 P.M. – music ends / event concludes

                    Support for Rock the Park comes from Texas Mutual Insurance and Magic Pest and Lawn.

                    ADMISSION: Free! (We welcome tips for the face painters)

                    PARKING: Parking is $1/hour in the McBee Garage across from the Thinkery. Metered spaces are also available around the park.

                    RECOMMENDED: We try to keep the volume at a reasonable level, but we still recommend hearing protection for younger children.

                    OK TO BRING: Coolers, picnic blankets, and stadium cushions (a.k.a., what we called “sit upons” at camp.)

                    NOT OK: Chairs, glass containers or alcohol are not permitted.

                      UNDERGROUND TUESDAYS
                      ★ BASS & HOUSE MUSIC ★
                      Every Tuesday at Empire!

                      Open Decks 9-11 (signup from 8:30-9:00 outside by the food truck)
                      SPECIALS ON LONE STAR + WHITE CLAW

                      Free for 21+
                      $5 cover for minors
                      Doors at 9pm

                      8/6
                      Rowdy’s Going Away Party

                      8/13*** (ticketed show)
                      Thelem
                      Old gold b2b Lefty
                      Lazy K
                      Mael b2b Fiducia
                      Ryno

                      8/20
                      Victis
                      Scott Slyter
                      Ben Jester

                      8/27
                      Puppy Snoot
                      Manic Muse
                      Vinny b2b Jäger