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Upcoming Austin Events!

There is always something fun to do in Austin, whether you enjoy music, film, art, or the outdoors. This city sure doesn’t fall short on events! Check out these cool happenings going on this month!

 

Mac Miller:

Enjoy live music from Mac Miller and other guest performers TONIGHT at Emo’s! It’s totally okay to go out on a Monday night (Monday funday), especially for Mac Miller. Come get your drink and jam on!!!

WHEN: November 21, 2016 | 7pm

WHERE: Emo’s – 2015 E Riverside Dr, Austin TX 78741

WEBSITE: emosaustin.ticketofficesales.com/

TICKETS: Starting at $75

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(noise11.com)

 

Turkey Trot

For those of you who don’t hate running… ThunderCloud Subs’ annual 5-mile run/1-mile walk is a great way to work up a Thanksgiving-sized appetite!! Think of all the calories you’ll burn before stuffing your face!

WHEN: Thanksgiving day (Nov 24, 2016) | 9am

WHERE: The Long Center – 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin TX 78704

WEBSITE: thundercloud.com/register/

TICKETS: Kids: $10 1-mile: $30 Timed 5-mile: $40 Untimed 5-mile: $35

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(statesman.com)

 

Chuy’s Christmas Parade

Christmas festivities never start too early!! Not only is this a cool parade with festive holiday floats, giant inflatable balloons, music, and food, but it also benefits Operation Blue Santa!

WHEN: November 26, 2016 | 11am

WHERE: State Capitol Building, Congress Avenue

WEBSITE: chuysparade.com

TICKETS: Free, but please bring 2 unwrapped toys to donate

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(austintexas.org/event/chuys-christmas-parade/)

 

Craft Fair

The Renegade Craft Fair is a DIY craft celebration that showcases unique and emerging talents in the maker community. This is awesome for people who love arts and crafts, and DIY projects. Here you can finally showcase your talents or just come to support the many local makers! The Craft Fair will also feature delicious food trucks and pop-up bar tents.

WHEN: November 26-27, 2016 | 11am-6pm

WHERE: Fair Market

WEBSITE: renegadecraft.com/fairs/austin-2016-holiday

TICKETS: Free

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(thepapercraftpantry.com/blog/2016/5/13/around-austin-renegade-craft-fair)

 

Blue Genie Art Bazaar

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is an annual four-week holiday shopping event featuring handmade artwork, jewelry and gifts from more than 200 regional artists. In addition to shopping, there will be special events and activities throughout the show. This is the perfect place to find all your homies gifts for Christmas this year!

WHEN: November 25th- December 24th | 10am-10pm

WHERE: 6100 Airport Blvd

WEBSITE: bluegenieartbazaar.com/shopping/

TICKETS: Free

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(sllaustin.wordpress.com/tag/blue-genie-art-bazaar/)

 

Other World’s Austin

Other World Austin is Austin’s one-and-only Science Fiction film festival. Join your sci-fi pals for a three-day far-out film extravaganza that showcases cinematic works from a diverse range of genres such as horror, drama, sci-fi, and comedy. This events features full-length films, shorts, Q&A sessions with directors and auteurs, post-film discussions, screenplay contests, mixers, audience awards and red carpet engagements.

WHEN: December 1-4, 2016 

WHERE: Flix Brewhouse

WEBSITE: otherworldsaustin.com

TICKETS: Starting at $65

 

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(tessamorrison.com/2015/12/21/other-worlds-austin-film-festival-recap/)