December kicks off with a bang here in Austin. Ring in the winter solstice at Saturnalia Music Festival or pick your new favorite piece at Art From The Street’s Show and Sale. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, November 30
ZACH Theatre presents A Tuna Christmas
The ZACH Theatre brings the beloved A Tuna Christmas to town just in time for the holiday season. This hilarious, off-color comedy is a departure from traditional holiday entertainment, and even features a nativity scene complete with live sheep. Performances through December 31.
Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company presents Parade
Kathy Dunn Hamrick’s award-winning modern dance company examines the fine line between peace and conflict during this exclusive performance. Parade is an hour-long interactive experience of movement, show-stopping costumes, and live music inspired by the parades of Hamrick's youth. Performances through December 3.
Saturday, December 2
Art From the Streets presents Annual Show and Sale
Local artists experiencing homelessness create one-of-a-kind artwork for the annual Art From the Streets Show and Sale. Open to the public, this show features a variety of cool pieces perfect for a holiday gift (or your own living room wall). Proceeds from the sale directly benefit the artists. Exhibition and sale through December 3.
2017 Saturnalia Music Festival
Celebrate Saturn and the winter solstice at this unique music festival inspired by ancient Roman traditions. Held at the Electric Church, Saturnalia boasts a roster of local bands and touring acts certain to keep the positive vibes flowing. Attendees are encouraged to don their most whimsical costumes and masks while they dance the weekend away. Festivities through December 3.
Austin Film Society presents Mexico Trilogy & Mariachi After-Party with Robert Rodriguez
Austin Film Society celebrates the 25th anniversary of the cinematic classic, El Mariachi, for one night only. Director Robert Rodriguez hosts a rare screening of the full Mexico Trilogy at AFS Cinema that no movie buff should miss. Stick around after the credits and enjoy live performances by Rodriguez and his band.