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Austin Event Calendar

Upcoming Austin Events - Special Events


Welcome to the Austin Event Calendar for upcoming, one-time, or special events.

Have or know of a special Austin event you'd like listed here? Please submit the details on the Promote Austin Events page.

[For annual or recurring Austin events and festivals, be sure to check out the comprehensive Austin Events page. And while you're there, if you haven't already, go ahead and subscribe to the free R.A.T. Calendar of Monthly Events delivered to your email inbox the third Monday of every month.]




JUNE 2010

Our Body: The Universe Within at the Stark Center
April 24 - September 22, 2010
Tickets: $11-$21

Official Description: "OUR BODY: THE UNIVERSE WITHIN is a fascinating, artful and educational exhibit consisting of actual human bodies and organs. Appropriate for all ages, this exhibit literally goes 'under the skin,' revealing the mysteries of the human anatomy. The bodies, specimens and organs have been preserved using a process known as polymer impregnation. OUR BODY: THE UNIVERSE WITHIN allows you the insight to the inside: giving one a true look at the inner workings of the extraordinary human body."



Savvy Kids Conference - Austin Event Calendar
Savvy Kids Conference at St. Edward's University
June 12-13, 2010
Online Registration: $8 (through June 10, 2010)
Registration at Door: $10
5 and under Free
Free Parking

Official Description: "Savvy Kids Education announces the 2010 Austin Savvy Kids Conference. This first of its kind unique family event and educational conference will be held on the beautiful St. Edwards University campus. The conference focuses on activities and information for K-8th graders and their families based on the Savvy Kids Core Pillars: Community Involvement; Environmental Awareness, Financial Literacy and Physical Health and Fitness. With over 40 local exhibitors, indoor and outdoor activities, and multiple stages of entertainment, this is a great opportunity for families to get involved with their community while kids interact with local experts to learn life skills they need to be happy and successful."



Lady Day - A Tribute to Billie Holiday at the One World Theatre
June 13, 2010
2 Shows - 6pm & 8:30pm
Tickets available at www.OneWorldTheatre.org

Official Description: Women in Jazz Concert Series present Pamela Hart in "Lady Day: A Tribute to Billie Holiday" on Sunday, June 13, 2010 at the beautiful One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Caves Road, Austin, TX at 6:00 PM and 8:30 PM —two fabulous shows!

This performance will feature Pamela Hart doing what she does best—classic jazz standards made popular by one of the best jazz singers of all time, Billie Holiday. Pamela will be accompanied by the James Polk Quintet, consisting of Dr James Polk (piano), Kevin Scott (drums), Aaron Allen (bass), Mike Malone (sax), and a special guest appearance. If you have ever attended any Women in Jazz Concert or heard Pamela before, you know you are in for an outstanding evening.

Produced by HartBeat Productions, Women in Jazz Concert Series will bring to you an encore performance of "Lady Day: A Tribute to Billie Holiday". If you want to feel musical emotions you’ve never felt before, you don’t want to miss this show!

Tickets $22 - $32 - Reserved Seating

Pre-concert dinner provided by Word of Mouth Catering with concert tickets are $57 - $67.

(Pre-concert dinners must be pre-ordered and are served 90 minutes before each show.)



City-Wide Garage Sale - Austin Event Calendar
Austin City-Wide Garage Sale at the Palmer Events Center
June 19-20, 2010
Palmer Events Center
Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission - $5

Official Description: Austin's Largest Antique, Collectible & Vintage Marketplace.

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

GUIDELINES - Who May Participate

1)Anyone who wishes to sell second-hand, used, vintage or antique merchandise may participate

2)New Merchandise is not allowed without express consent of Management.

3) All Exhibitors must have a Texas Sales Tax Permit. Contact the Texas Comptrollers Office for more info - 800.252.5555



Austin Goes Classical - Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition
June 22-27, 2010
Long Center & Elsewhere
60+ Events - 6 Days
Ticket and Schedule Info on Site

Official Letter from the Director:

Dear Austin Music Fans,

I would like to welcome you to join us at the Long Center for the Performing Arts this June 22 - 27 for Austin’s greatest collaborative classical music festival ever. We are hosting the Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition – the Wimbledon of classical guitar – and expect competitors and fans from more than 25 countries.

In planning over 60 events in 6 days, with amazing headline concerts and marvelous evening receptions, our vision highlights the very best of Austin for our community, and for our international guests. As you can see from our many partners, Austin will enjoy a week of world class, diverse music and entertainment ranging from the Alamo Drafthouse’s Rolling Roadshow on the Long Center City Terrace, to the Austin Symphony Orchestra with Maestro Peter Bay. We welcome you, your family, and friends, to join us this summer for what will be an unforgettable festival at the Long Center.

Dr. Matthew Hinsley, Executive Director

Austin Classical Guitar Society


JULY 2010

Our Body: The Universe Within at the Stark Center
April 24 - September 22, 2010
Tickets: $11-$21

Official Description: "OUR BODY: THE UNIVERSE WITHIN is a fascinating, artful and educational exhibit consisting of actual human bodies and organs. Appropriate for all ages, this exhibit literally goes 'under the skin,' revealing the mysteries of the human anatomy. The bodies, specimens and organs have been preserved using a process known as polymer impregnation. OUR BODY: THE UNIVERSE WITHIN allows you the insight to the inside: giving one a true look at the inner workings of the extraordinary human body."



Bastille Day BBQ Party and Petanque Tournament at La Maison
July 10, 2010
La Maison French Cuisine & Patisserie
204 E. 8th ST
Georgetown, Texas 78626

Official Description: To celebrate American Independence Day and French Bastille Day, we are planning to have a BBQ party and Pentanque game tournament outdoors.

Please send us an email [on the La Maison site above] if you are going to join our Pentanque game tournament. The game is outdoor and fun for family (children and adults). You can find the game rules at www.petanque.org/news/rules/official_rules.shtml.

We are also going to have a small French Market ourside to introduce french community around Austin/Georgetown. If you have French heritage and own any merchandise, please let us know. We will contact you.

[Related: be sure to check out the annual Bastille Day celebration at the French Legation Museum on July 17, 2010.]



City-Wide Garage Sale - Austin Event Calendar
Austin City-Wide Garage Sale at the Palmer Events Center
July 17-18, 2010
Palmer Events Center
Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission - $5

Official Description: Austin's Largest Antique, Collectible & Vintage Marketplace.

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

GUIDELINES - Who May Participate

1)Anyone who wishes to sell second-hand, used, vintage or antique merchandise may participate

2)New Merchandise is not allowed without express consent of Management.

3) All Exhibitors must have a Texas Sales Tax Permit. Contact the Texas Comptrollers Office for more info - 800.252.5555


AUGUST 2010

Our Body: The Universe Within at the Stark Center
April 24 - September 22, 2010
Tickets: $11-$21

Official Description: "OUR BODY: THE UNIVERSE WITHIN is a fascinating, artful and educational exhibit consisting of actual human bodies and organs. Appropriate for all ages, this exhibit literally goes 'under the skin,' revealing the mysteries of the human anatomy. The bodies, specimens and organs have been preserved using a process known as polymer impregnation. OUR BODY: THE UNIVERSE WITHIN allows you the insight to the inside: giving one a true look at the inner workings of the extraordinary human body."



City-Wide Garage Sale - Austin Event Calendar
Austin City-Wide Garage Sale at the Palmer Events Center
August 14-15, 2010
Palmer Events Center
Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission - $5

Official Description: Austin's Largest Antique, Collectible & Vintage Marketplace.

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

GUIDELINES - Who May Participate

1)Anyone who wishes to sell second-hand, used, vintage or antique merchandise may participate

2)New Merchandise is not allowed without express consent of Management.

3) All Exhibitors must have a Texas Sales Tax Permit. Contact the Texas Comptrollers Office for more info - 800.252.5555


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