Right on time: The Austin social scene blows up.
Jan. 25: March on the Kitchen Dinner for SAFE. L’Oca D’Oro.
Jan. 25: “The Great Society” previews. Zach Theatre.
Jan. 26: Doty Award Dinner for UT College of Fine Arts. AT&T Center.
Jan. 26: “The Bowie Project: A Rock & Roll Sound Painting” from Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre opens. Ironwood Hall.
Jan. 27: “Mamma Mia” opens. Bass Concert Hall.
Jan 28: Dell Children’s Believe Gala. Austin Convention Center.
Jan. 28: Human Rights Campaign Austin Gala. JW Marriott.
Jan. 28: Edible Austin’s Bacon and Beer Festival. Brazos Hall.
Jan. 28: Drop the Mic, the ReMix for LEEF. Hilton Austin.
Jan. 28: Austin Opera’s “Daughter of the Regiment.” Long Center.
Jan. 28: Golden Hornet String Quartet Smackdown III featuring Mother Falcon String Quartet opens. Alamo Drafthouse South.
Jan. 29: KMFA 50th Birthday Block Party. Fair Market.
Jan. 29: Revel Unclassified: The Magic String. 4th Tap Brewing Co-Op.
Jan. 29: Concert pianist Anton Nel. Long Center.
Feb. 2: Blue Lapis Light Luncheon. Chez Zee.
Feb. 3: Salvage Vanguard’s “Thr3e Zisters.” Off Center.
Feb. 3: “Kaleidoscope” opens. Ransom Center.
Feb. 4. CASAblanca for CASA of Travis County. JW Marriott.
Feb. 4: Corazón Awards for Con Mi Madre. Brazos Hall.
Feb. 4: Comedian Kathy Griffin. Long Center.
Feb. 4: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner for Project Transitions. Various locations.
Feb. 4: Rodeo Austin Gala with Randy Houser. Palmer Events Center.
Feb. 4: “Voices of Mercy” from Chorus Austin opens. St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Feb. 6: “Stories to Tell” opens. Ransom Center.
Feb. 7: “Dancing with the Stars.” Bass Concert Hall.
Feb. 7: Forklift Danceworks Launch Party. Private home.
Feb. 8: Feel the Love for Austin Music Foundation. Emo’s.
Feb. 9: Malpaso Dance Company. Bass Concert Hall.
Feb. 10: Ballet Austin’s “Belle Redux”opens. Long Center.
Feb. 10: Mix ‘n’ Match Party, Exhibition & Art Sale. Mexic-Arte Museum.
Feb. 11: Blanton Gala + Reinstalled Permanent Collection. Blanton Museum of Art.
Feb. 11: Mardi Gras Magic for Town Lake Links. Hyatt Regency Austin.
Feb. 12: Nobelity Austin’s Feed the Peace Awards. Four Seasons Austin.
Feb. 14: “The World According to Snoopy.” Texas State University.
Feb. 14: Esquina Valentine’s Dinner and Show. 209 Pedernales St.
Feb. 15: UT Dance’s “Momentum.” Brockett Theatre.
Feb 15: Philanthropy Day Luncheon. JW Marriott Austin.
Feb. 16: “Farrah Fawcett: Seductress and Sculptress” opens. Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum.
Feb. 16: Penfold Theatre Co’s “An Iliad” opens. Scottish Rite Theater.
Feb. 16: “Pride and Prejudice” opens. Mary Moody Northen Theatre.
Feb. 17: Physical Plant Theater’s “Sister of the Shattering Glass” opens. Digital.
Feb. 17: “West Side Story” opens. Georgetown Palace Theatre.
Feb.17: Austin Symphony’s “Pixar in Concert.” Long Center.
Feb. 18: Opera Austin’s Serenata Wine Dinner & Auction. Four Seasons Hotel Austin.
Feb. 21-22: Texas Medal of the Arts. Bass Concert Hall.
Feb. 22: Literacy First’s Bright Futures Ahead Party. South Congress Hotel.
Feb. 24: Wonders and Worries Unmasked. JW Marriott Austin.
Feb. 25: Rockin’ Round Up for Any Baby Can. Bullock Texas State History Museum.
Feb. 25: Toast and Roast for Wine & Food Foundation of Texas. Stonehouse Villa.
Feb. 25. Meet the artists of Performa/Dance. Private home.
Feb. 25: Carnaval Brasileiro. Palmer Events Center.
Feb. 27: Comedian Billy Crystal. Long Center.
Feb. 28. Firefly Fund Inaugural Event. ACL Live.
UPDATES: Opening date for the Salvage Vanguard show is Feb. 3 and the Firefly Fund event venue has changed.