Around Town.

Basically...I love the holidays. There's so much shopping to be done in the next three weeks, it's nearly impossible to imagine. Here are some key events this month in Austin, shopping and otherwise...enjoy!

Tonight, December 3rd:

Head over to Shakespeare's tonight at 10 for
Wish's Holiday Fashion Show.
Bring a toy to benefit Toys For Tots, or a $5 donation to get in.
Shakespeare's is located at 314 East 6th Street.
Doors open at 8.

Saturday, December 5th:

Taking place at The Ghost Room (304 West 4th),
this one-day event begins at 11 AM and goes until 6 PM.
Show will feature handmade art, jewelry, clothing, gifts,
baked goods, live music, and other fun treats.
Bring a canned good to donate to the Capitol Area Food Bank!
Benefiting Austin Pets Alive, Home Slice Pizza
will be sponsoring a pizza-eating contest.
The prize? Free Pizza for an Entire Year!
The pizza pandemonium begins at noon at 1425 South Congress.
Thanks to Tolly for the heads up.

Sunday, December 6th:

Craft RIOT! A Handmade Revolution in Shopping.
Etsy Austin, at 5005 Commercial Park Drive, will host holiday shopping featuring handcrafted jewelry, soap, accessories, baby items, and lots of gifts. Other activities include photos with Santa, wine tasting, cheese, chocolate, and treats.
Etsy Austin will be giving goodie bags to the first 25 guests!
Event begins at 11 AM, lasts until 7 PM.
The Preferred V.I.P. Sale at Ligne Roset Boutique ends.
Currently, your entire purchase of in-stock items will be 25% off,
while special orders are 20% off.

Thursday, December 10th:

Spartan, along with Bows + Arrows,
is hosting a launch party for their new blog.
The holiday party will include an art auction.
Proceeds benefit Blue Dog Rescue.
Bow + Arrows is located at 215 South Lamar.
Shindig starts at six.

Saturday, December 12th:

The Art Institute of Austin is hosting its second fashion show:
Grunge to Glam.
Tickets are $10; if you bring a toy donation, your ticket will be $8.
I'll be there, working it, so come and check it out!
Doors open at 6; show starts at 7.
The Art Institute is located at
101 West Louis Henna Boulevard.

Saturday, December 12th-Sunday, December 13th:

With work from over 80 artists and live music,
this year;s Cherrwood Art Fair is sure to be a hit.
Event takes places at the Maplewood Elementary
on 38th 1/2 Street & Maplewood Avenue.
Saturday: 10 AM-6 PM.
Sunday: 12 noon-6 PM.

Friday, December 18th-Monday, December 21st:

Keep Austin Bizarre Bazzar.
Free Admission + Free (limited) Parking.
Live Music and Over 100 Vendors.

Heated Circus Tents and Full Bar.
Taking place at the Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Bergman Avenue.
Friday and Saturday: 11 AM-midnight.
Sunday and Monday: 11 AM-10 PM.

Through December 24th.

If you buy a $50 gift card at
the Round Rock location of Plato's Closet
on 220 Sundance Parkway,
you will receive $10 in "Plato's Bucks" for you.


  1. You have your hands tied up with all those events... wish I were in Texas.

  2. wow these events look awesome! be sure to post photos!

  3. Hey there. How are you? I hope you had a great weekend. I really like your blog. Enjoy the week ahead. Cheers!

  4. Thanks for commenting on my blog. I hope you enjoy Nine. I can't wait to see it myself. Take care.


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