November-Austin & Central Texas Things to Do!!

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There is a lot to do in the fall here in the Austin and Central Texas Hill Country - it is one of the most beautiful times of the year - the weather is amazing, so get out and ENJOY!   

11/1/19 - 11/10/19 - New Braunfels
Don't miss this unique annual celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun! Located near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas!
>> Wurstfest

Fossil Fest
11/2/19 - Old Settler's Heritage Assoc. Round Rock
New Discoveries in Paleontology! Guest Speakers, Meet a Scientist, Hands-On Fossil Touch Table, Hourly and Grand Door Prizes!
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Texas Monthly BBQ Festival
11/2/19 - Long Center
Features 30 BBQ joints from across Texas, cold drinks, desserts, sides, and live music from The Suffers and Al Dressen’s BBQ Playboys.  
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Veterans Day Observance
11/11/19 - Lake Travis Performing Arts Center - Lakeway
Johnie E. Webb, Jr., Deputy Director for Outreach and Communications of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency will speak on the mission of his organization; identification and recovery of service members lost in the war. >> more info

East Austin Studio Tour
11/16/19 & More - Various Locations
Free, annual, self‑guided art event spanning two weekends. EAST provides opportunities for the public to meet the artists of Austin in their creative spaces. >> more info

North Pole Flyer
11/16/19 - Austin Steam Train, Bertram TX
Children of all ages enjoy the North Pole Flyer train ride! This 2-hour excursion on a real train features a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot cocoa and Christmas cookie.
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Gingerbread Fun Run
11/16/19 - The Thinkery
Thinkery is teaming up with Variety – the Children’s Charity of Texas to make sure the 1K run is open and accessible to kids of all ages and abilities. 
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A Christmas Affair
11/20 -11/24 - Palmer Events Center
Now in its 44th year, A Christmas Affair is a five-day holiday market that hosts over 200 retail merchants from across the country and attracts over 25,000 patrons. This year’s theme, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” >> more info

Turkey Trot
11/28/19 - Long Center
29th Annual Turkey Trot for Caritas of Austin. #thundercloudturkeytrot >> more info

Austin Jazz Festival
11/29/19 - Mexican American Cultural Center
An intimate evening of great jazz entertainment featuring Grammy Award winner Kirk Whalum and Jazz/Funk Trumpeter Tom Browne. >> more info

Chuy's Christmas Parade
11/30/19 - Congress Ave.
This spirited holiday parade features a procession of giant balloons, marching bands, vintage cars, celebrities and floats to usher in the season of giving. >> more info