13 key Austin affairs to anticipate

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Tall Grande Vent. Photo: Chad Wellington.

A look at the near term for pivotal Austin parties.

Did I miss any big ones for this stretch of the season? Let me know at mbarnes@statesman.com.


Tall Grande Vent. Photo: Chad Wellington.

Aug. 30. Opening of the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival. Various locations.

Sept. 2: 4th and Goal Gala for DKR Research Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease. AT&T Center.

Sept. 4: UT Longhorns football opener against Notre Dame. Royal Memorial Stadium.

Sept. 8: Red Dot SpreeWomen & Their Work. ADDED

Sept. 9: The Big Give for I Live Here, I Give Here. Sunset Room.

Sept. 9: “Over the Lege,” a fresh set of political sketches, opens. The Institution Theater.

Sept 9. Opening of the Austin Symphony season, “The Mozart Requiem.” Long Center


The Mathis family, who filed a complaint when their transgender child, Coy, was told she couldn’t use the girl’s room.

Sept. 10: Southwest premiere of transgender issues movie, “Growing Up Coy.” Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar.

Sept. 14: Liz Carpenter Lecture featuring Gloria Steinem. LBJ Presidential Library.

Sept. 14: Chef’s Table Austin for Water to Thrive. Brodie Homestead. ADDED

Sept. 16: Authentic Mexico for the Hispanic Alliance. Long Center.

Sept. 17: Ballet Austin Fête and fête*ish. JW Marriott.

Sept. 17: Opening of the Austin Opera season, “The Manchurian Candidate.” Long Center.

Sept. 17: Moonlight in the Gorge GalaCanyon Lake.

Sept. 17: Little Black Dress Soirée for Dress for Success. Palazzo Lavaca.


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