November is the start of the holiday season which brings lots of laughter, thankfulness and giving-back. Check out this list of events happening in Austin this month for you and your family to enjoy.
2017 U.S. Vintage National Championships
Circuit of the Americas
For the 5th consecutive year, vintage race competitors from around the world come to the 4-day event to race at this signature F1 track – all hoping to go home with the coveted golden Bell Racing National Champions helmet.
Texas Book Festival
Texas State Capitol Building
One of the largest and most prestigious literary festivals in the country, the annual Texas Book Festival features 250+ nationally and critically recognized authors, 80+ exhibitors, live music, local food trucks, family activities, and countless opportunities to meet authors and fellow book lovers.
Old Settler’s Heritage Association
Fun for kids of all ages, the 27th annual Fossil Fest includes opportunities to meet scientists, learn about fossils, win prizes and more! Bring your family for a day full of exciting workshops and exhibits.
A Christmas Affair
Palmer Events Center
The largest fundraiser for The Junior League of Austin, A Christmas Affair hosts approximately 200 vendors in a themed shopping extravaganza which includes parties, children’s events, a private shopping brunch, and the season’s biggest celebrity, Santa!
Chuy’s Christmas Parade
This festive Christmas parade features marching bands, giant balloons, vintage cars and more! During the parade procession, Santa’s Helpers will collect toys to be distributed by the Operation Blue Santa Program to another child just in time for the holidays.
The Long Center
The largest five mile run in Texas, the Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot also offers a one mile walk and Kids K. Register for a run/walk, purchase raffle tickets or participate in the Fundraising Challenge to help enable Caritas of Austin to support people on their journey out of crisis toward self-sufficiency.