- November 7, 2017

FREE Date Nights in Austin: November 9-12, 2017


This week’s FREE Date Nights in Austin includes a wine walk, shopping, live music, a brewery tour, and more!

Thursday, November 9

November Wine Walk
From 5 to 9 p.m., Hill Country Galleria is hosting the monthly Wine Walk event, a unique wine and social gathering experience offering great wines from around the world while getting to know the eclectic mix of businesses. Guests can start the walk at Twin Liquors to pick up a guide / map, which also acts as a ticket to all the stops. Hill Country Galleria shopping bags filled with exclusive offers will also be available to participants.
Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Galleria Blvd., Bee Cave

2nd Street Social
2ND Street District has announced extended hours for the monthly 2ND Street Social. At this month’s three-hour event, shoppers can take part in special offerings while enjoying FREE sips from 5 – 8 p.m. Pizzeria Numero 28 will host the evening’s Prix Fixe dinner, featuring Southern Italian cuisine. Guests can get a true sense of Italy with the restaurant’s gelato bar, extensive wine menu, and colorful garden surrounding the outdoor patio.
2nd Street District, 214 Guadalupe St., Austin

Friday, November 10

Jon Dee Graham Free In-Store Performance
Celebrate the release of Jon Dee Graham (Official)’s quintessential album Escape From Monster Island on LP from New West Records. Refreshments provided by Shiner Beer. Event starts at 5 p.m. and is FREE!
Waterloo Records, 600 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin

Creek Show
Now in its fourth year, Creek Show spans nine nights and includes six light-based, site-specific art installations, which will be installed on Waller Creek between 5th and 8th Streets. The community is invited to walk along Waller Creek to view the art designed to bring attention to the future revitalization of Waller Creek and its transformation into a series of urban parks. Creek Show is FREE and open to the public nightly November 10 to 18 from 6 to 10 p.m.
Waller Creek, between 5th St and 8th St, Austin

Saturday, November 11

Pfoundation Pfling
The community is invited to attend the FREE 3rd annual Pfoundation Pfling, from 8:30 a.m. to Noon at the Pfield-PfISD stadium. Attendees can visit with different vendors and compete in the first ever, Pfun Challenge Course. There will be live music, a photo booth, and refreshments at the event. The purpose of the Pfoundation Pfling is to celebrate education and raise funds to provide resources for Pflugerville ISD students and teachers through the Pflugerville Education Foundation.
Pfield – Pflugerville ISD Stadium, 1440 West Pecan St., Pflugerville

Laura’s Library Artisans’ Market
The Laura’s Library Artisans’ Market is a juried craft show hosting about 34 Austin area artists, a large silent auction, and food trucks.  All items are handmade! The show is a fundraiser for student scholarships, as well as various library programs offered FREE to the public. It’s happening from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., admission and parking are FREE!
The Laura Bush Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd., Bee Cave

Red Line Brewery Tour 2nd Anniversary

Train hop between three local breweries for the 2nd Anniversary of the Red Line Brewery Tour! From 4 to 10 p.m., travel between Zilker Brewing, Circle Brewing, and Black Star Co-Op to earn FREE swag. Plus, show your Capital MetroRail ticket stub for $1 off beers at each brewery. More info on schedule and how to earn your FREE gear here.
Zilker Brewing Company, 1701 E. 6th St., Austin

Southwestern University Chorale
Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present the Southwestern University Chorale in concert under the direction of Dr. Kenny Sheppard. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and admission is FREE!
Alma Thomas Theater, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown

St. Thomas More Christmas Bazaar
Enjoy leisurely and festive shopping for your holiday gifts. The bazaar will offer unique, hand crafted, popular gifts for most any occasion. Entry is FREE and will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
St. Thomas More Parish Center, 10205 FM 620 North, Austin

Sunday, November 12

Eastside Pop Up Turns 3
Celebrate the tribe we call Eastside Pop Up. Celebrate their three year anniversary and support local artists like  Bleach Black Vintage, Finery Elaborate Adornments, South Austin Bath & Body, and so much more. Get more info on the FREE event here.
The Grackle, 1700 East 6th St., Austin

Thom’s Market 10th Anniversary Party

Join Thom’s Market at their parking-lot parties at both locations for their 10th Anniversary Celebration. There will be local music and FREE beer, wine, and eats from 2 to 7 p.m. Ruby & The Reckless will play at 2 p.m. at the Barton Springs store while SKYROCKET! plays at the Riverside store at 4 p.m.
Thom’s Market,  1418 Barton Spring’s Rd. & 160 E. Riverside, Austin
Friends of Port Aransas have organized a fundraiser for the city of Port Aransas on Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Hill’s Cafe. Suggested donation is $10 or Visa gift cards and there will be a full day of live music from musicians like Deanne Rene Band, Shelly King, Debra Watson & The Smokin’ Aces, Rockville Blues, and more. The goal of the event is not only to raise money for Port A, but to raise awareness of just how much Port A needs our help.
Hills Cafe, 4700 South Congress, Austin