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December 2017

Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

December 12
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Until March 2018
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
$9 - $13

The immersive and interactive exhibit Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming explores the past and future of electronic gaming through the player's experience.

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American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until Jan. 7
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
$9 - $13

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition is the first comprehensive exhibition about the temperance movement and the unprecedented repeal of a constitutional amendment.

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“This Is Hunger” Free National Exhibit: A Must-See Experience

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until December 14, 2017

Shalom Austin, 7300 Hart Lane
Austin, 78731 United States
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Come on a compelling journey, one that draws you into the lives of everyday Americans – and deepens your awareness about who struggles with hunger and why. This 45-minute FREE exhibit tells intimate stories of dozens of Americans using portraits, state-of-the-art storytelling techniques and hands-on activities.   Come face to face with hunger in America. It will change the way you look at your city and your neighborhood.   Spaces are limited. Reserve your seat at the table now! (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/this-is-hunger-tx-shalom-austin-tickets-39461019973)…

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The “Even the Grinch Has a Dog” Adoption Event!

December 12 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until December 31, 2017

Austin Pets Alive!, 1156 W Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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We are waiving adoption fees for all available dogs at our Town Lake and Tarrytown locations from now until the first of the year! Now is the time to grow your heart three sizes this holiday season. Grow your heart, and home, bring home a new furry friend before 2017 is over! *Excludes puppies under 6 months of age, post parvo dogs, and dogs who are heartworm positive. See all our available dogs at https://www.austinpetsalive.org/adopt/dogs/ or head on over to…

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Maizie O’s Longhorn Lounge

December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Until Dec. 16
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Skedaddle on back to north Texas in the Roaring 1920s, where the only thing dryer than Dallas County is the wit of sassy speakeasy owner Maizie O. Her clandestine, colorful Longhorn Lounge hides right in plain sight on the downtown drag, and if you manage to get in, you'll enjoy anything but a quiet drink.

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KLRU & Austin City Limits Holiday Sale

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, 2504 Whitis Ave B
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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Get yourself or your loved ones an Austin City Limits limited edition poster, T-shirt or one of the many other items available for purchase at our annual Holiday Sale, free and open to the public from 5:30-8pm on Tuesday, Dec. 12th in KLRU's Studio 6A! Free beverages from Shiner, Texas Coffee Traders and more! Enjoy live music from Cecilia + The Broken Hearts and a holiday-themed mix set from DJ Santa Smooth. This special event will feature a silent auction…

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December Volunteer Phone Banks

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until December 27, 2017

Join us for a volunteer phone bank at our office! This is a people-powered campaign that is not taking corporate PAC money. This campaign will be won by people just like you, standing up and getting involved. If you are able, bring a laptop and your phone. If not, no worries! Let's bring the message to the people of the district. Get signed up to volunteer at http://www.electcrowe.com/join

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Maywald Christmas Light Display

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until December 31, 2017

Over 80,000 lights and much more!  All for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  Donations appreciated.

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53rd Annual Austin Trail of Lights, Powered by H-E- B, Dec. 9-23, 2017

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until December 23, 2017

The 53rd annual Trail of Lights powered by H-E- B has been announced for Saturday, Dec. 9 and will run through Saturday, Dec. 23. Since it began in 1965 as a small gathering, the Trail of Lights has grown into one of Austin’s three largest events, attracting more than 400,000 people every year. The annual tradition continues to grow, celebrating the unique character Austin is recognized for across the country. Every holiday season, Zilker Park is transformed into the Trail…

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Heroes Night presented by The Texas Lottery

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Zilker Metropolitan Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Join us as we honor veterans, active military, first responders (police, fire, EMS, etc.) and natural disaster relief workers at our annual Heroes Night on Tuesday, December 12 from 7-10pm at the Austin Trail of Lights. In light of many the disasters and tragedies which occurred this past year all over the nation, this year’s Heroes Nights provides an extra special opportunity to recognize, honor and thank the hundreds and thousands of military, first responders, natural disaster relief workers and…

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Trivia Night @ St. Elmo Brewing Co.

December 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

St. Elmo Brewing Co., 440 E. St. Elmo Rd
Austin, TX 78745 United States
Free

Hey y'all! St. Elmo Brewing Co. is hosting trivia every Tuesday at 8pm starting on May 2nd in our Beer Garden. The lovely duo from Trivia 512 will be dishing out some epic questions. Pretty good at trivia? Prove it. Come try and beat the St. Elmo house team. No entry fee! Prizes! Tuesdays at 8 p.m.   Verified 8/28/17

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Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

December 13
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Until March 2018
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
$9 - $13

The immersive and interactive exhibit Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming explores the past and future of electronic gaming through the player's experience.

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American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Until Jan. 7
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
$9 - $13

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition is the first comprehensive exhibition about the temperance movement and the unprecedented repeal of a constitutional amendment.

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“This Is Hunger” Free National Exhibit: A Must-See Experience

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until December 14, 2017

Shalom Austin, 7300 Hart Lane
Austin, 78731 United States
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Come on a compelling journey, one that draws you into the lives of everyday Americans – and deepens your awareness about who struggles with hunger and why. This 45-minute FREE exhibit tells intimate stories of dozens of Americans using portraits, state-of-the-art storytelling techniques and hands-on activities.   Come face to face with hunger in America. It will change the way you look at your city and your neighborhood.   Spaces are limited. Reserve your seat at the table now! (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/this-is-hunger-tx-shalom-austin-tickets-39461019973)…

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December Volunteer Block Walks

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Until He's Elected

Join us for a volunteer block walk starting at our office! This is a people-powered campaign that is not taking corporate PAC money. This campaign will be won by people just like you, standing up and getting involved. Wear some comfortable shoes and bring a smile. Please bring a charged smartphone, if you have one. If not, no worries! We will have a few printed walk lists. Get signed up to volunteer at http://www.electcrowe.com/join

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