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Upcoming things to do in Austin!

Blue Genie Art Bazaar
October 28 - December 24, 2014
Marchesa Hall & Theatre 6406 N I H 35 # 3100, Austin, TX

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a fixture of the Austin holiday season. Shoppers can browse thousands of original works ranging from serious art to fun and kitschy items. A great way to buy hassle-free holiday gifts and support local artists. Details.
Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker
December 6 - 23, 2014
The Long Center for the Performing Arts 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX

Ballet Austin presents the 52nd annual production of The Nutcracker with a fresh new experience to Austin's beloved holiday tradition. Details.
Trail of Lights
December 7 - 21, 2014
Zilker Park 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX

The Austin Trail of Lights is part of the Austin experience, lighting up the season with a celebration of community, memories and fun. With a beautiful array of lights the tree is lit following a 5k run, which allows the Trail of Lights to be lit and showcased. Details.
Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
December 16 - 24, 2014
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX

The show is actually two events in one: an art fair and music festival with a vibrant community-driven vibe. Visitors can explore an amazing array of handmade items from 160+ artists while enjoying live local music and sips from a full bar. It all adds up to a fun authentic Austin experience. Details.
ANY 2015!
December 31, 2014
Butler Park 1000 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX

ANY is an alcohol-free celebration showcasing Austin's diverse and talented creative community through art, films, and live music. And kids and adults alike won't want to miss the exciting fireworks finale! Details.
Free Week
January 4 - 10, 2015
Various Venues Austin, TX

The first week of January might be the best time for a music fan to visit Austin. Why? Hundreds of Austin bands participate in this annual event that encompasses multiple venues all over Austin. Details.
Austin Boat & Travel Trailer Show
January 8 - 11, 2015
Austin Convention Center 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX

The Show serves a seven-county area for the boating trades industry as well as the recreational vehicle industry. See the best new boats for fishing, water skiing and cruising the lake. Details.
Bridal Extravaganza
January 10 - 11, 2015
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX

Find everything you need to plan your wedding! This is the weekend to meet Austin’s premier wedding professionals face-to-face. The Bridal Extravaganza brings the pages of the Wedding Guide to life. Experience in person everything you need for your wedding. Sample the cake; taste the finest of catering; smell the flowers; listen to the music. Details.
17th Annual Austin Home & Garden Show
January 16 -18, 2015
Austin Convention Center 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX

Find just about everything for your home all under one roof. Shop a complete selection of kitchens and baths, builders and remodelers, windows and doors, security and technology, energy solutions, gutters, organizing products and more. Details.
MLK March and Festival
January 19, 2015
University of Texas campus Austin, TX
The Austin Area Heritage Council’s MLK Celebration is comprised of several events. The Oratory Competition, MLK Scholarship Awards, and Day of Service lead up to the March and Festival. We would love for you to join us at as many events as possible! Details.
Le Garage Boutique Sale
January 24 - 25, 2015
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, TX
Spend the afternoon discovering great deals on everything from shoes to handbags to jewelry, to clothing for men, women and children as well as home furnishings and accessories. Now you can feel good about supporting your local businesses and saving money! Details.
Carnaval in Austin
February 28, 2015
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX
Carnaval in Austin is one of the biggest Brazilian carnaval celebrations outside Brazil – samba, costumes and wild abandon – Brasileiro style in the heart of Texas! Details.
Zilker Kite Festival
March 1, 2015
Zilker Park 2100 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX
This is a day for everyone to fly kites, however, you don’t have to fly a kite to come to the event. A lot of folks make this a day in the park to have time together and see this incredible sight. After seeing all the kites you might want to try one. Kite sellers will be there in case the notion strikes you. Details.
SXSW Music
March 13 - 22, 2015
Various Venues
For 2015, SXSW plans on keeping with our tradition of continuously outdoing ourselves by bringing you even more of the absolute best mix of brand new, up-and-coming, international and legendary musical performances, planted all over Austin in bars, clubs, parks, churches and elsewhere. Details
Zilker Garden Festival
March 28 - 29, 2015
Zilker Botanical Garden 2220 Barton Springs Rd Austin TX
For over 50 years, the annual Zilker Garden Festival has been a one-stop, garden shopping destination when spring arrives in Austin and Central Texas. A family-friendly event, the garden festival offers something for everyone Details.
Shiner Gasp
April 25, 2015
Austin to Shiner
The 2014 Great Austin to Shiner Pedal is a 100 mile bicycle ride starting in Austin and finishing at the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, TX. If 100 miles is too far you can sign up for the 1/2 GASP and start at Whizzerville Hall in McMahan and enjoy the last half of the GASP course. We'll see you in Shiner! Details.

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