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InStep is offering a free holiday gift with purchase! With every purchase of $100 or more, InStep is offering a free Holiday Sparkle Bar Necklace. Promotion limited while supplies last so stop by today! • InStep carries a wide selection of Birkenstocks, as well as vegan/leather-free, orthotics, and chef/duty shoes. New styles arrive daily. Shop online or in one of their stores.
Celebrate Co-op history at Wheatsville Food Co-op! Celebrate 170 Years of Cooperation Sunday, December 21st 6 pm -8 pm (OR until the cookies are gone!). Visit either store for oatmeal cookies and music and celebrate the birth of the modern cooperative movement. One hundred and seventy years ago, on December 21, the lights were lit at 31 Toad Lane in Rochdale, England. With just 28 members and open only 2 nights per week, the Rochdale Pioneers sold four key items; butter, sugar, flour and oatmeal. Driven by idealism and vision of a better social order, the Pioneers became champions of pure food, honest weight, fair dealings, education, community and cooperation. Their founding principles became the framework for co-ops today. • Find the current sales & specials and owners deals here.
Sue Patrick will host a book signing Thursday, December 18th from 5 pm to 8 pm. Author Jenna McEachern will be on hand to sign copies of her book "100 Things Longhorn Fans Should Know And Do Before They Die". • Sue Patrick is offering a limited time sale of $10 purchases of $50 or more in the online store. Browse their amazing selection of Officially Licensed University of Texas apparel and merchandise for men, women, and kids, and enter the discount code TENOFF at checkout! Limit 1 per customer per day, sale ends November 24th. Find them all in the store or shop online. Sue Patrick is located in the Lo-Burn IBIZ District.
Frock On Vintage is offering 20% off all accessories now through December 31st. This sale is perfect for holiday gift giving or accessorizing for the season!. • A professional seamstress is in the store every Friday through Sunday providing alterations. • Frock On Vintage is located in the North Drag IBIZ District, near the UT campus.
Yoga Yoga invites you to their Winter Solstice Celebration, December 20th at Yoga Yoga Westgate. Join them during this powerful time for two special events with Mehtab and friends. Clear the energy of the old year on the eve of the Winter Solstice! Tickets available for $75, register online. • Yoga Yoga provides a wide array of offerings, including weekend workshops, yoga programs for the workplace, and much more. Sign up to receive emails to keep up on classes, events, and special offers.
HELM Boots is offering free shipping on ALL orders through December 31st. No need for fancy codes or emails - just pick "Free Shipping" at check out and all domestic shipping is on the house! HELM's shipping offices will be closed from the 22nd of December until January 5th. To take advantage of the 'FREE SHIPPING' promotion and receive your items by the holidays, please order by December 18th at 2pm.mIf you want to get your package before the 25th, please make sure to select 3-day shipping if ordering before 2pm on December 19th. Anything placed after that time will ship out in the New Year! HELM Boots store features american-made, high quality boots and is located in the East Sixth IBIZ District.
Room Service Vintage is featuring 20% off all Luggage during the entire month of December. • Open daily 11am-7pm with new arrivals every day. Check out their newly revamped website for all items and current sales, and follow them on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for the latest updates. Room Service Vintage is located in the North Loop IBIZ District.
Uptown Modern has 20% Off Vintage Jewelry Through Dec. 30th. Choose from 1950s Czech glass necklaces, 1960s Navajo turquoise rings and bracelets, stunning vintage Mexican bracelets and earrings, and American pieces from all eras. • Yellow Tag Sale. Prices have been slashed 25-75% on older stock teak credenzas, Danish Modern dining tables & chairs plus other great merchandise. Look for bright yellow tags denoting Final Sale prices on this special sale merchandise. • Uptown Modern specializes in restored vintage Danish modern, European modern and American mid century modern furniture from the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Go Dance invites you to dance in the New Year with them at one of their exciting events on December 31st. • Go Dance North will a multi-genre New Year’s Eve party! There's a style for everyone with a West Coast Swing room, a Ballroom dedicated to all your favorite Country styles, and a Freestyle room for those who just want to do their own thing. • Go Dance Lakeway is ringing in the New Year in style. The evening will feature: reserved tables with champagne on ice, Country & Ballroom social dancing, professional dance performances, and appetizer and dessert buffets. • Check out their calendar chock-full of all sorts of parties, classes and events at all 3 Austin locations. • If your nuptials are coming up, be sure to sign up for a Wedding Dance Workshop.
Forbidden Fruit invites you to Heat Up Your Holidays. Join them December 18th, 7 - 9 PM during North Loop's 5th Annual Holiday Happening. See in-store adult-themed demos while enjoying libations from Bone Spirits. Get free gift wrapping for all of your wicked and romantic gifts! • Forbidden Fruit offers frequent workshops for every adult in a safe and fun environment, now including American Sign Language interpretation. • The storefront is located in the North Loop IBIZ District.
Spider House Caffe and Ballroom presents Oztin: A Technicolor New Years. On Wednesday, December 31st, re-imagine the Land of Oz in a colorfully designed and fashioned world and watch Austin transform "somewhere over the rainbow" for one night only! Celebrate New Year's Eve with pop music icon Ronnie Spector and special guests Shannon and the Clams, Christian Bland & The Revelators, Cosmonauts, and The Pesos! OZtin features art installations, projections, decor, costumes, themed beverages, food trucks, spirits and more! Experience a party unlike any other this NYE! Early Bird Tickets just $45! • Check out the full calendar of upcoming events, shows, and weekly happenings. Spider House is located in the North Drag IBIZ District. The Cafe is open daily 11am-2am, and the Ballroom daily 5pm-2am with Happy Hour until 8pm.
Brass Ovaries is hosting a New Years Eve Aerial Spectacular and you're invited! Wednesday, December 31st 8:30 PM to 2 AM at Marchesa Hall and Theater. This unforgettable night will include an Aerial Spectacular, Midnight Countdown & Champagne Toast, followed by a DJ after-show Dance Party! Relax in your seat or at your table and enjoy three Acts with six aerial numbers in each. You will be astounded and thrilled by their death-defying splendor! After the show a midnight countdown and champagne toast will bring in 2015 on the right note! Then dance until 2AM or...! Today through Wednesday December 17th, use the code SandS to get 15% off all tickets and tables. Seating is based on date of purchase, so hurry now before all the best seats are sold out!
AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine's blog currently features winter recipies for optimizing health during the holiday season. • AOMA offers academics including master's, doctoral programs, and continuing education, plus a variety of workshops for the general public on balance and healing with mindfulness, movement therapies, and mind-body practices. • Don't forget, many Flexible Spending Accounts expire at the end of the year. Often plans can be used for alternative treatments, such as acupuncture or chiropractic sessions, that aren't typically covered by medical insurance. If your FSA spending deadline is the end of December, schedule your appointment now.
Peoples Rx offers an array of health and wellness products, services, and informative practitioner talks at locations throughout Austin. Peoples Rx offers help for your holiday season, from hints to reduce stress, to tricks for keeping your holiday diet healthy, to help surviving flu season, Peoples Rx is your winter wellness guide.