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The Texas Observer's current issue explores the changing culture of hunting for food with Austin's own Jesse Griffiths. • The Texas Observer's non-profit journalism specializes in investigative, political, and social justice reporting, with continuous web content, blogs, and a monthly print version. Support them by subscribing now or score great merchandise like hoodies, shirts, totes, and books at their online store and pick up the perfect gift for the journalism fan in your life!
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.
Waterloo Records regularly hosts bands, artists, and author signings. • Upcoming In Store Performances: Texas Edition Launch of "The Oxford American: Southern Music Issue." Tuesday, December 6th, 6 - 8 pm. OA contributors Margaret Moser, Joe Nick Patoski, and Louis Black will be on hand to each read a selection from their featured work. Waterloo will have hundreds of copies of the Texas Music issue for sale that readers can get signed during the autograph session. • Shiner Presents Book Signing with author John T. Davis, Wednesday, December 10th at 7 pm. John T. Davis, Austin author and music journalist, will be on hand to present his new book "The Flatlanders: Now It's Now Again".
Forbidden Fruit, Austin Chronicle's "Best Naughty Business" 17 years in a row, is thanking their customers with two great sales this holiday weekend! Black Friday (November 28th) will feature their largest instore sale ever with 50% select toys. Cyber Saturday (November 29th) gives you the opportunity to participate in super sexy savings directly from the couch! Shop locally online and get 20% off your entire order! • 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.
Assistance League of Austin's Thrift House has a wide selection of Holiday themed items! From holiday clothing to trees to ornaments, Thrift House has you covered. • Thrift House offers great sales every Wednesday through Saturday on a wide variety of apparel, home furnishings, jewelry, books, music, games, seasonal and holiday items, and much more. For the current sales and more news, follow them on Facebook. • The Thrift House is run entirely by volunteers, and 100% of proceeds go to various programs that benefit Austinites in need. Donations of goods are accepted Mondays through Saturdays, and you can also contribute with an online donation. The Assistance League of Austin's Thrift House is located in the Lo-Burn IBIZ District.
HELM Boots knows how hard it is to get up and shop after a relaxing day with your loved ones - that's why they're offering 20% off all our boots online; so you can have your turkey and eat it, too. For the 24 hours of Black Friday (November 28th), all boots will be 20% off on our website with code BLKFRDY2014 at check-out. This includes all sale items and final inventory boots. All sales on Black Friday are non-refundable, but can be exchanged or returned for store credit. HELM Boots store features american-made, high quality boots and is located in the East Sixth IBIZ District.
Breed & Co. invites you to see their spectacular decorated trees and exclusive holiday gifts! The Christmas Shop is open at both locations. Browse their selection of ornaments from Radko, Old World, and more. You'll find Santa Clauses, Santa Fairies, Russian Santas, German Nutcrackers, snow globes, and a fabulous selection of holiday scents and candles. Their premium artificial Christmas trees will be the centerpiece of your holiday celebrations. • Breed & Co. will host a White Wing Trunk Show with White Wing President and Owner Blake Leggett on Friday, December 5th. 10 am - 1 pm, Austin Central Store. 2 - 5 pm, West Lake Hills. All of White Wing's products are custom made-to-order for every customer right here in Texas. Monogram Keychain gift with each White Wing purchese.
Clayworks Studio/Gallery is hosting the South American Holiday Bazaar in coordination with Buenos Aires Cafe on Saturday, December 6th from 12 -4 pm. The South American Holiday Bazaar sets the stage for a community of shared cultural heritage with unique gifts, art, food, music and a raffle benefiting the Sustainable Food Center’s The Happy Kitchen program. The event is family friendly and free to attend, but RSVPs are encouraged. • Clayworks Studio/Gallery has been practicing the art and craft of architectural ceramics for over 30 years. Their showroom, located in the East Sixth IBIZ District, is stocked with handmade sconces, decorative tile, garden art, murals, and more.
El Interior has a Holiday Gift Guide with a stunning selection of gifts for every price point! • Join them on Tuesday, December 16th for a special in-store holiday celebration of The Festival of Lights, Winter Solstice, Hanukkah and Christmas! We will be offering muffins, coffee and great conversation. • El Interior is a boutique specializing in unique finds and handmade merchandise from Mexico and Guatemala, has an array of clothing for men, women, and kids made with indigenous designs and materials to weather the summer in cool style. Shop online or at their store in the West Lynn IBIZ District.
BookPeople knows that looking for that perfect gift can be a challenge, but they're here to help with their annual Holiday Book Buying Guide. From fiction favorites to children's classic, they have a full list of sure-to-please picks. Looking for a personalized recommendation? Come down to the store and talk to one of their trained booksellers! If you're shopping from afar, send an email to email@example.com with the subject line: 'Help Me Pick Out a Book!' They're happy to work with you one on one to find the right read for your book lover. However you choose to shop, know that your gifts can be wrapped and shipped directly to the recipient. Shop locally, ship globally!
Wheatsville Food Co-op will host their Annual Taste of Thanksgiving Sampler Saturday, November 22, 1-3pm at either store! Come sample bites and tastes of their most popular holiday foods & treats. See the Thanksgiving Menu for a full list of entrees and sides. From traditional turkey and fixin's to meat-free and gluten-free entrees, sides and pies, Wheatsville has your Thanksgiving covered! • Find the current sales & specials and owners deals here.
Uptown Modern has 20% Off Vintage Jewelry Through Dec. 2. Choose from 1950s Czech glass necklaces, 1960s Navajo turquoise rings and bracelets, stunning vintage Mexican bracelets and earrings, and American pieces from all eras. • 20% Off Dining Tables & Chairs Through Wednesday, November 26. Holiday gatherings are just around the corner and the store has several wonderful Danish Modern dining tables and chairs this past week. Come get a great deal for your home before Thanksgiving! • Uptown Modern specializes in restored vintage Danish modern, European modern and American mid century modern furniture from the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Malvern Books has an exciting list of upcoming events for your literary amusements. Wednesday, November 19th, at 7pm W. Joe's Poetry Corner will feature a reading from Chicana Beat poet Christopher Carmona. W. Joe will also interview Christopher and take questions from the audience, so get your thinking caps on! • Malvern Books is an independent bookstore and community space conveniently located in the North Drag IBIZ District, frequently hosts discussions and readings by authors and poets, and performances by musicians and other artists.
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.
Morning Star Trading Company's Massages makes a perfect holiday gift, and gift certificates are available. Or try a signature facial, body scrub, added aromatherapy, or any combination of these for the ultimate pampering. Check out all the spa services and call them at 512-476-1726 to schedule your appointment. • Morning Star features monthly specials for all of your massage client needs, available online or in their South Austin store. Morning Star Trading Company also carries an array of jewelry, candles, water fountains, tranquil music, bath & body, incense, and is now carrying sarongs and Sarada's Ayurvedic Remedies. Located in the South First IBIZ District.