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Upcoming things to do in Austin!

Splash Days
Labor Day Weekend, September 2 – 5, 2016
Various Venues in Austin, TX

We are a weekend of music, dance, and unity, and we are Austin’s one and only circuit event. We enjoy bringing fun loving men and women to Austin from all over to socialize, dance/listen to DJs from around the country/world, and to experience our beautiful city and friendly people. Benefitting AIDS Services of Austin, Equality Texas, and Project Transitions. Details.
"4th and Goal Gala"
Friday, September 2, 2016 7:00 p.m.
AT&T Conference Center Grand Ballroom 1900 University Ave Austin, TX

The gala will be a night to remember, featuring performances by four of the music industry's most prominent singer/songrwriters, Paul Overstreet, Mike Reid, Brett James and Wendell Mobley. Mark your calendars and save the date for this incredible event supporting The Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer's Disease. Details.
Texas Craft Brewers Festival
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Fiesta Gardens 200 South Lamar, Austin, TX

The Texas Craft Brewers Fest is the largest beer festival for and by Texas Brewers. This annual event features the best of Texas craft beer and displays the thriving beer community across the Lone Star State. Details.
Fall 2016 Pecan Street Festival
September 24 - 25, 2016
Sixth Street Austin TX

The Festival is a FREE, bi-annual juried music, arts and crafts festival held on historic Sixth Street. The show proudly features over 300 artisan vendors from all over the world who display and sell homemade art and craft work. Details.
Austin City Limits Music Festival
September 30 - October 2, 2016
Zilker Park 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX

One of the country's largest celebrations of music, six-day festival brings the magic of the famed public television series Austin City Limits from the studio to Austin's most beloved park. The festival features more than 130 musical acts on eight stages over two weekends (September and October). Details.
The 2016 Austin Heart Walk
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Long Center for the Performing Arts 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers - heart disease and stroke. Details.
Walk to End Alzheimer's
Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:00 a.m.
Travis County Expo Center 7311 Decker Ln. Austin, TX

All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Details.
Austin No Kid Hungry Dinner
Thursday, October 20, 2016
South Congress Hotel 1603 South Congress Ave Austin, TX

No child in should grow up hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. Details.
2016 Austin Gem and Mineral Show
October 21 - 23, 2016
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX

Over 30 dealers with a great selection of fine gems, minerals, jewelry, fossil, meteorites and more! Just in time for the holidays. Details.
AustOberfest
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Scholz Garten 1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX

This year, the Austin Saengerrunde will celebrate the 4th annual AustOberfest in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of Scholz Garten, the oldest continuously operating tavern in the state. This festival celebrates German heritage in Texas with beer, sausage, live music and bowling! Details.
Austin Symphony Orchestra Presents: Halloween Children's Concert
Sunday, October 23, 2016
The Long Center for the Performing Arts 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX

This concert is a wonderful chance for you to introduce your children to the wonders of live orchestral music and also a great opportunity to wear costumes and have tons of fun. The concert hall will be decorated top to bottom to enhance your little one's concert experience. Details.
Hill Country Halloween Half Marathon
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Cedar Park, TX

Set for its 3rd annual running here in this suburb of Austin on the weekend before Halloween, the Half Marathon is designed to be mostly flat with some downhill sections through a series of residential neighborhoods, at which runners are welcome to wear their craziest costumes — or not. Details.
Walk MS: Austin 2016
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Dell Diamond Austin, TX

Together, we become a powerful force. And with every step we take, every dollar we raise…we’re that much closer. Together, we will end MS forever. Details.
Ironman 70.3 Austin
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Austin, TX

Nicknamed the live music capital of the world, Austin, Texas plays host to one of the only indoor finishes on the IRONMAN 70.3 circuit. Details.
Christmas at the Caswell House
November 3 - 10, 2016
The Caswell House 1404 West Ave, Austin, TX

The Austin Junior Forum transforms this historic home into a winter wonderland. Now in its 32nd year, Christmas at Caswell raises funds that are distributed to local charities and non-profits through our grants program. Details.
Run with the Heroes 5K
Sunday, November 13, 2016 8:00 a.m.
Camp Mabry 2200 W. 35th St Austin, TX

This event features both competition and fun for all skill levels; it’s a day of community and enjoyment with friends and family!Each year, the race honors all fallen heroes and their families from the Fire, EMS, and Police first responder agencies Details.
20th Annual Austin Empty Bowl Project
Sunday, November 20th, 2016 11am - 3pm
Central Texas Food Bank 6200 Metropolis Dr., Austin TX

We hope you will join us to help feed Austin's hungry while enjoying gourmet soups, live music and a great selection of ceramics bowls from local potters. Details.
Houston Super Bowl
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Game Day, Sunday, February 5, 2017
Give Texans the opportunity to put on a big show and they will never disappoint. Mark your calendar for Sunday, February 5, 2017 and come early for Houston celebrations, parties, attractions and concerts!! Check back often!! Details.

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