Get into the Christmas spirit the Austin way

Dec. 14, 2017 by Ashley Sava


Sing-Along at Riverbend Church

Come and sing along to all of your favorite Christmas music featuring the Riverbend choir and orchestra. Rudolph, Frosty and Santa Claus might even show up for the fun. The festivities begin Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

elfGo ice skating

We might not see snow again in Austin for another six years, (or ice!),  but you can hit the roof of Whole Foods to imagine you are in a winter wonderland. Looking for a bigger rink? Check out Chaparral Ice.


trail of lightsTake in the Trail of Lights

Endure the lines (maybe get some doughnuts and hot cocoa for the wait) and check out the two million lights, the attractions and the displays that make the Austin Trail of Lights what it is.



charlie brownMicah 6 benefit concert

On Wednesday, Dec. 20, starting at 7:30 p.m., the University Christian Church will be hosting Amphion Choir for a benefit concert for Micah 6. The chamber group of Amphion is bringing their Christmas program to University Christian Church for the first time, where they explore the hope and joy of the Christmas season with music ranging from traditional carols to contemporary arrangements and spirituals. Listen to familiar and diverse Christmas music and get into the spirit of Christmas.

christmas in georgetownChristmas in Georgetown

Willing to make the drive? Go to the Georgetown Square at 5 p.m. on Dec. 23 to remember the reason for the season. This is a great way to find the heart of Christmas. Enjoy a  45-minute service with familiar and upbeat songs and an inspirational message. 

Ugly Christmas Sweater Goat Yoga

goat yogaUgly sweaters anyone? Mixed with yoga and goats, this might just be the experience you need to put some cheer in your life. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, bring your own mat, your ugly sweater and NAAAH-Maste Goat Yoga will provide goats, pigs, cows and turkeys to accompany you during your yoga experience. Classes take place on the Tomlinson's field located at 908 East 49th 1/2 St. One class is held at 2 p.m. and the other starts at 3:15 p.m. 


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