Thursday, December 29th, 2016 at 1:51pm. 186 Views, 0 Comments.
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of New Year’s Eve? Most might say, resolutions or champagne toasts with midnight kisses, but a true Texan will be quick to tell you, the new year isn’t the new year without a hearty plateful of black-eyed peas.
Why, you ask? For wealth!
There’s a belief in the south, that if you eat poor on New Year’s Day, you’ll be rich for the rest of the year. Apparently, back in the Civil War days, the peas were not worthy of General Sherman's Union troops. When Union soldiers raided the Confederates food supplies, legend says, they took everything except the peas and salted pork. The Confederates considered themselves lucky to be left with those meager supplies, and survived the winter. Thus, peas became…
Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 at 5:13pm. 714 Views, 0 Comments.
Family / Adults Activities for the Weekend 6,7,8 of November (Austin, TX)
Are you searching for fun family and adult activities in Austin this weekend? Here is a list of suggestions for adult and family activities this 6, 7, 8 of November that everyone will enjoy.
November 6, 2015
Visit Austin Zoo
It might not be the largest zoo in Texas, but Austin Zoo is worth visiting. This is a small animal sanctuary and non-profit zoo with more than 350 rescued species. Austin Zoo is situated about thirty minutes from the business district of Austin and considered as one of the exciting things to do in Austin with family and adults. The Zoo is situated approximately fifteen acres with extra forty acres of the nearby Texas Hill Country. Here, you can see…
Thursday, October 29th, 2015 at 4:26pm. 642 Views, 0 Comments.
Be sure to visit one of these Austin parks for an exciting weekend with your family and friends.
Brushy Creek Lake Park (3300 Brushy Creek Rd, Cedar Park, TX 78613)
Brushy Creek occupies 90 acres of land and features a trail for hiking and biking, a sand volleyball court, picnic tables, 4 pavilions, grills, playgrounds, fishing pier, parking and lots of restrooms. It’s also known for its splash pad. Two pavilions can accommodate 30 persons, but have no electricity access. The other two pavilions have access to electricity and water and can accommodate 50 persons.
Bartholomew District Park (5201 Berkman Dr, Austin, TX 78723)
Bartholomew District Park has a creek, sports fields, pool, a splash pad, picnic areas, swing sets, playgrounds and a…
Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 at 3:36pm. 580 Views, 0 Comments.
Halloween Weekend Activities for Families and Adults in Austin, TX
Halloween in Austin is among the most popular nights of the year. Don’t miss these Halloween weekend activities for families and adults in Austin, TX.
21st Annual Halloween Festival and Hayride
Where: Georgetown Community Center
The 21st Annual Halloween Festival and Hayride will be held on October 29th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. The Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department-sponsored festival will be conducted in the Community Center. Hayrides are available outside the Community Center and the first ride will leave at 5:30 pm. Tickets will cost $1 for kids aged 1 to 4 years old and $2 for children aged 5 and adults. Admission is free. To participate in the booths and activities,…
Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 9:29am. 723 Views, 0 Comments.
EVENTS IN AUSTIN TX FOR AUGUST 2015
Every year, more particularly every month, this city never runs out of special events to offer to its natives and tourists. Austin offers a broad range of events, from food festivals, sports competitions, and music concerts to exhibits, museum displays and family fund. If you are up for an amazing trip in the city this coming August, use this guide below as Austin presents and features its upcoming events this August. All these can be perfect for your vacation.
Austin Pet Expo. From August 1-2, 2015, this event will be loaded with local and nationally renowned groomers, veterinarians, retailers, trainers, and organizations initially geared towards pet enthusiasts and lovers. Whether you would like to
Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 10:50pm. 434 Views, 0 Comments.
Stunning estate that’s truly a dream! A part of the Arnold Palmer gated golf community within the serene Barton Creek Lakeside Country Club. This impeccable home features 2 Master Suites & 4 Bedrooms w/ ensuite bathrooms. A total of 7 Bathrooms. Even a 4 car garage! Guests will enjoy a separate poolside guesthouse. The quiet 3.250 acre grounds offers a Pool, Hot Tub, 2 Ponds and a stairway to the lake.
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Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 11:29am. 707 Views, 0 Comments.
It’s that time of the year again. The holidays are in full swing. If you are looking for something to do with friends and family this month Austin Trail of Lights Zilker Park turns 50 this year. There will be 17 days of lights and trails from Dec 7- Dec 21 for the whole family. For the 17 days of festivities there will be 1.25 miles of music, dancing, carnival rides, popular food trucks, snow machines, and winter activities for the whole family. The Trail of Lights is free Monday-Thursday and will include special events such as Heroes Night 12/9 and UT night 12/16. The trail will open from 7pm-10pm nightly. Those with disabilities & special needs can be accommodated a little bit earlier at 6:15pm. Check out AustinTrailOfLights.Org for more…
Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 12:57pm. 933 Views, 0 Comments.
The office of O realty has taken upon itself the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS, Ice Bucket Awareness Challenge. (Also known as the Lou Gehrig's disease) Every year, as many as 30,000 Americans are diagnosed with this destructive disease that ultimately paralyzes and kills its victims. Those taking part in the challenge dump a bucket of ice water over their heads and then post the video to any online social media website, challenging others to do it as well. The ALS Association is asking for donations to continue the search for a cure.
Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 1:43pm. 7,183 Views, 0 Comments.
Lustre Pearl is one of Rainey St.'s original bars. Opened in 2009 and a leader in the Rainey Street Bar Movement, Lustre has been one of the hottest social gathering places in the Rainey district. The bar features a lovely outdoor patio with seating and a cozy inside atmosphere with private rooms.
The laid-back bar will be having its last night on March 30, 2014 making way for the new eight-story, 327 unit, Millenium Rainey residential high-rise on the bar’s site as well as a various mix of residential and retail projects that are predicted to enhance the area.
Lustre Pearl will be throwing an all out bash on Saturday and Sunday with live music–including owner Bridget Dunlap doing a Stevie Nicks tribute night before the lights are forever turned off.
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:13pm. 1,428 Views, 0 Comments.
One of the many unique beauties of Texas is the abundance of spring wildflowers blanketing the lush terrain with vivid reds and oranges of the Indian Paintbrush, elegant white flowering dogwood, to the most famous Texas Bluebonnet. Every year Texans are notorious for taking their families to one of the many fields donning this beauty for stunning backdrops for portraits.
Come celebrate this kick off to spring at the Sweetwater Wildflower Festival this Saturday, March 29th 2014, from 11am-4pm. With local food truck fare, prizes to win, family fun and games on the athletic fields and live music on the Sweetwater events lawn, guests are bound to have a spectacular time. Shuttles will also be available for guests to tour seven gorgeous model homes ranging…