Archive for Austin Events

Fun Things to Do in Austin, The Bat Sunset Cruise

Sometimes you just have to be a tourist in your own town! I tend to avoid the tourist traps so to speak, but really they can often be a novelty thing to do. So last night I headed out to the sunset tour on the lake to see the bats. Now being a long time […]

New Station and New Studio for Austin’s KUT

Austin’s public broadcasting station, KUT, launched a new radio station on January 2nd. KUT is now news and talk and the new KUTX is all music. They sort of took one great party and divided it into two. Of course there were a few that grumbled about the change, but for the most part many […]

Cherrywood Art Fair in East Austin

This past weekend I went to the annual Cherrywood Art Fair in East Austin. The fair is held each holiday season – December – at Maplewood Elementary School on East 38 1/2 Street.  Many know this neighborhood as Cherrywood, the area lies just east of the UT campus and the hospital district. It’s a cool […]

Local Musicians Perform at University Baptist Church

Friday night I had the privilege of seeing a friend of mine, Erin Ivey, in concert at University Baptist Church on Guadalupe in the UT area. Erin is a secular artist so I wondered why she had picked this venue for her concert. The associate pastor for the church told us that their heart is […]

Buy Local for the Holidays

Gift giving time, and what in the world should I get everyone, well let’s run down to the mall and figure it out. Or you can get a variety of gifts from local spots and really help out your community and your local business. Hear me out on this. Whenever you shop at a chain […]