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August 2019

WAR REMAINS: DAN CARLIN PRESENTS AN IMMERSIVE MEMORY

August 20
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until September 1, 2019

War Remains, 500 East 5th Street
Austin, 78701
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$40

“War Remains” is a category-defining experience from MWM Immersive that uses virtual reality to give audiences a taste of one of the most extreme battlefields in history - The Western Front of the First World War. As educational as it is exhilarating, the experience blends Dan Carlin’s classic narrative style with moments of unfettered combat to bring viewers closer to history than ever before. Physical and virtual elements combine to create a visceral, realistic simulation far more immersive than a…

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We Are Blood Partners with Mama Fu’s & Austin Pizza

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until August 31, 2019

We Are Blood, 4300 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, 78756
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Free

Dinner anyone? We Are Blood’s got your next meal on the house! All whole blood and platelet donors between August 15 and August 31 will receive a voucher that can be redeemed for either an Austin Pizza 10-inch two topping pie or a Mama Fu’s Asian House single entree. Schedule a donation online anytime at https://weareblood.org/donor.

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BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements Webinar

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

The BizOpen Orientation Live Webinar provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The objective is to help you identify which processes are relevant to your business location development, and how to navigate the steps in a timely and efficient manner. Material will cover the following: Development Assessment, Land Use and Zoning, Site Plan Review, Building Plans and Permits, and Inspections and Certificate of Occupancy.System

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BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements

Free

The BizOpen Orientation provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The objective is to help you identify which processes are relevant to your business location development, and how to navigate the steps in a timely and efficient manner. Material will cover the following: Development Assessment, Land Use and Zoning, Site Plan Review, Building Plans and Permits, and Inspections and Certificate of Occupancy. Parking is available in the One Texas Center parking garage…

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Jeremy Blake: Winchester Trilogy

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 1, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Jeremy Blake’s haunting Winchester trilogy explores the history of the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California. In the late 1800s, Sarah Winchester, heiress of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company, began to turn her eight-bedroom home into a sprawling mansion. Over the course of thirty-six years, Winchester hired construction workers to continually build over a hundred rooms, miles of hallways, and stairs leading to nowhere. Rumors swelled and many believed that Winchester—after losing her child and husband at an early age—was cursed…

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Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 25, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Exactly 500 years ago, in August of 1519, an expedition led by the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortés began marching inland into Mexican territory. Just two years later, what today is Mexico City fell to an ethnically diverse army composed of both Spanish and local peoples from other cities, starting a long period of European colonization. This exhibition aims to expand our perspective on these events by featuring a selection of maps, known as Mapas de las Relaciones Geográficas, created by Indigenous…

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Lily Cox-Richard at Blanton Museum

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 14, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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This installation will present new work that expands artist Lily Cox-Richard’s research into the contextual history of materials. By removing common materials such as plaster, concrete, or scrap copper from familiar settings and giving them new forms, Cox-Richard makes visible unseen systems that dictate materials’ production, value, and use, and engages larger questions of natural resources, labor, the specifics of place, and the politics of viewership. Organized by Claire Howard, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of…

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Mighty Fine Burgers, Fries & Shakes Back to School Celebration

August 21 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00 pm, repeating until August 22, 2019

Free

It’s that time of year again and what better way to celebrate the start of a new school year than with juicy burgers and crispy fries? Mighty Fine Burgers is hosting a back to school special from August 19- August 22 3:00-9:00 pm Including 50% off kids meals and 25% off burgers or sandwiches with a student ID.The fun doesn’t stop there, the Back to School Special will also include face painting and a balloon artist! Mighty Fine Burgers, Fries,…

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Grupo Massa at Whisler’s

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Whisler’s, 1816 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

They Return! Join Whisler’s in welcoming back Austin-based world music band Grupo Massa. 

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Live! at Camp Lucy Music Series

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 26, 2019

Camp Lucy, 3509 Creek Road
Dripping Springs, 78620
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Free

Hear more, eat more and experience more with the Live! at Camp Lucy Music Series! Camp Lucy is excited to announce a new weekly music series. Every  Thursday evening, the Whit’s Inn venue of the Camp Lucy resort will play  host to a rockin’ good time with a different musical act while the Camp Lucy  catering team serves up a chef-inspired menu of eats and drinks. ·Thursdays at Whit’s Inn on the Camp Lucy resort property ·Doors at 5pm ·Live music…

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Paella Cooking Class w Paellas Tapas and More!

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Con Olio: Bee Cave, 3500 FM 620 S Ste F400, Ste F400
Bee Cave, TX, 78738 United States
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$63.87

Join us as we welcome Chef Fer Candil of Paellas, Tapas & More for an authentic Spanish Paella cooking class! The demo will include a brief introduction about extra virgin olive oils & balsamic vinegars, then Chef Fer will demonstrate the authentic Spanish paella below. This class is very interactive so be prepared to jump in and enjoy the class!   Menu: - Paella Valenciana from scratch with seafood & chicken - Two Spanish Tapas - Ensalada with fresh vinaigrette…

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Understanding Business Taxes

$35.00

Preparation of business tax returns can be very complex in light of the ever-changing tax laws. This class can help your navigation. Gain familiarity with the tax forms, due dates and the financial information required to accurately complete various business tax returns. Reduce your stress and frustrations by understanding what is needed before you start. This class is taught by a University of Texas Instructor and counts toward the 6 course requirement needed to earn your Business Skills Certification. Cost:…

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Boogie Back to Bastrop

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on August 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Bastrop Convention & Exhibit Center, 1408 Chestnut St
Bastrop, 78602
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$1 – $55

Let’s get swingin’. Come on and “Boogie back to Bastrop,” for a Texas-sized music and dance festival. This two day country and western swing festival makes for a top-notch weekend in Bastrop. With musical guests including Jeff Woolsey, Rocky King Band, Frank Cavitt, and the Nathan Colt Young Band we will be rocking and swinging all weekend. Hosted inside the beautiful Bastrop Convention & Exhibit Center, dance goers will enjoy spinning around the new, 1,600 square-foot wooden dance floor, while…

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Austin Fall Home & Garden Show

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 25, 2019

Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$8 – $10

More than 10,000 homeowners are estimated to attend the Austin Home & Garden Show seeking helpful advice, new products, the latest in décor, and inspiration for renovation projects. The Austin Home & Garden Show features high-interest exhibits, industry personalities, and offers the latest trends with thousands of products, and decorating, construction and remodeling ideas for guests to gather and compare from over 200 exhibitors.

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HobbyKids Adventures Walmart Tour – Austin

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Walmart, 710 E Ben White Blvd
austin, 78704
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Free

Come meet your favorite YouTube family - HobbyKidsTV! Play games, see all-new toys, and learn about the new HobbyKids Adventures animated series on YouTube. Make sure you're there to meet HobbyPig, HobbyFrog, and HobbyBear in person! Fun for all ages and a free collectible poster for all the fans!

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Music in the Park

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Union @ Easton Park, 7604 Solari Dr.
Austin, 78744
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Free

Featuring Genuine Leather / Ruby Jane & The Reckless Easton Park is bringing you the best of local artists with Music in the Park: a free live music concert series.

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Lord Krishna’s Birthday–An Evening of Transcendental Bliss!

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Austin Hare Krishna Center, 12012 North I35
Austin, 78753
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Free

Come for an ecstatic celebration of Lord Krishna's birthday at the Austin Hare Krishna center at 12012 North I35 (at the corner of Wren and I35).  There will kirtan (devotional sing-along music), an arati ceremony (worship service), a drama, a lecture by one of the leaders of the Hare Krishna movement, and amazing vegetarian feast that can't be beat.  Everything is free. (Donations are accepted.) .

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Bryan Ferry

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Acl-Live At Moody Theater Austin, TX 78701 United States + Google Map
$15.00

British pop rock veteran Bryan Ferry is giving a concert in our city as a part of his World 2019 tour. His sixteenth studio album Bitter-Sweet was released last year. The new album has been inspired by Bryan’s work on the Sky Atlantic/Netflix television series ‘Babylon Berlin’ (a German period drama based on the books by Volker Kutscher set in the 1920s), and takes the musical stylings from that era to put a new twist on well loved Roxy Music…

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Silent Disco Party @The Belmont

August 23 @ 10:00 pm - August 24 @ 2:00 am
The Belmont, 305 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$10 – $20

With swanky interiors, skyline views, an ivy covered courtyard and three full service bars, The Belmont, located in the heart of downtown Austin is the perfect spot for a Quiet Clubbing Silent Disco. Tune into three live DJs spinning 3 different genres of music on stage all night and never leave the dance floor. Your 3 Live DJs are spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop, R&B Your experience includes:…

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Bartholomew Park Cleanup and Splashpad Day!

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bartholomew park, 5201 Berkman Dr.
Austin, 78723
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Free

Join The Austin Parks Foundation for the beat the heat Little Hummingbirds Society project! On Saturday, August 24th kids will be able to learn about giving back to their community and the importance of Austin's parks, trails, and green spaces. Parents will get to have fun with their kids while promoting a healthy lifestyle, volunteerism, and advocacy for their youngest park-goers! You will be guided on a nature walk through the park as you pick up trash along the way…

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3rd Annual Festival of Good

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Goodnight Ranch at Whitter Park, 8701 Whitter Drive
Austin, 78747
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Free

Goodnight Ranch’s annual block party and festival returns this August for the 3rd Annual Festival of Good! Join us at Whitter Park in the heart of Goodnight Ranch on Saturday, August 24th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for a summer celebration of all the good things in life: Friends, family, food and more! This year’s free, public festival features a variety of activities and family-friendly activations like face painting, family yoga, kids’ crafts, a bounce house, a petting zoo…

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William Chris Vineyards Grape Punch

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

William Chris Vineyards, 10352 U.S. Highway 290
Hye, TX 78635
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$25

As we approach harvest season, William Chris Vineyards is thrilled to announce the dates for their infamous Grape Punch sessions taking place at the vineyard in August! Tickets are now available for purchase on their website for $25.   The sessions, led by the winemakers at William Chris will feature a mini learning workshop focused on harvest and the winemaking process including techniques for transforming grapes to wine - from the vine to the bottle. During Grape Punch, guests will…

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International Multicultural Festival (IMfest 2019)

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sahara Lounge, 1413 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78721 United States
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Free

Welcome to IMFest also known as International Multicultural Festival. This festival is derived from the idea that we are all different and unique, and yet, we are all the same. We may look different, speak different languages, hold different practices and beliefs. But when we look inside ourselves, we are still the same. The event has lined up a series of vibrant activities to mark this celebration. We will have representations of artists, vendors, businesses, people and communities from around…

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Grand Opening of Rags Consignments

August 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rags Consignments, 2424 South Lamar Blvd.
Austin, 78704
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Free

Join us at the Grand Opening of Rags Consignments to celebrate the benefits, beauty, and fun of both consigning and buying quality brands at a greatly discounted cost! FREE Admission. RSVP here. Enjoy local sips and snacks while you shop sustainable - Plus, the first 100 guests will gets $20 to spend in-store at the event! Meet the team, get inspired - It doesn't have to be new to be perfect. We're ready and excited to help you discover phenomenal fashion and understand how consignment can change your…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters’ 2019 Ice Ball Gala

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fairmont Austin Hotel, 101 Red River
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for Austin’s brightest gem, the 2019 Ice Ball Gala. It’s a night of elegance, inspiration and revelry that makes a lifetime of difference for children in our community. This special event takes place Saturday, August 24th at 6:00 pm at the Fairmont Austin Hotel, 101 Red River St., in downtown Austin. With cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, live and silent auctions, live music and more, it’s an exciting evening that changes children’s lives for the…

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