Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
This weekend is packed with seasonal festivities and can’t-miss events. Raise a glass at Banger’s or make your annual holiday shopping trip to the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar. For a full listing of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, December 15
Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden presents A Founders’ Christmas Carol
A hand-picked lineup of limited Founders Brewing Co. brews are available at this holiday happening. Attendees can win swag while exclusive beers flow from the taps. The can’t-miss lineup includes Breakfast Stout, Lizard of Koz, Devil Dancer, and 2015 Backwoods Bastard.
Spun Ice Cream presents The Chix Dinner Series: Holiday Party Edition
The Chix Dinner Series gets a festive spin this month. Guests can enjoy Anjore’s rendition of holiday tamales and nachos and Spun Ice Cream’s spiced hot chocolate and cookies under the stars. Sip Texas Keeper Cider’s mulled and unmulled ciders and sing along to classic Christmas music.
2016 Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar returns for another year of art, fine goods, and live music. Shop a variety of handmade gifts, stocking stuffers, and heirloom pieces while you groove to Texas music all-stars at the Palmer Events Center. Open through December 24.
Saturday, December 17
Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis’ Holiday Shindig
Texas country music couple Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis bring holiday cheer with a twist to the Paramount Theatre stage. Enjoy an intimate evening of holiday tunes with a country edge, plus special guest Lee Ann Womack.
Sunday, December 18
827Ray’s presents a Fine Art and Wine Dinner
Fine art and fine vino collide at the first-ever 827Ray’s Kitchen + Cellar Fine Art and Wine Dinner. Enjoy a four-course feast while you appreciate art by masters Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, Jules Cheret, and Pierre Auguste Renoir on display. Seating is limited to 25 guests only. Call 827Ray’s to make a reservation.