Things to do in and around Northwest Austin this weekend, Nov. 9-12

Concordia debuts documentary-style play this weekend Nov. 9-12.

Concordia debuts documentary-style play this weekend Nov. 9-12.

Enjoy fairs, fundraisers and other events in Northwest Austin this weekend.


THURSDAY







See Concordia University's documentary-style play

 
Concordia University Theater will present a production of the play “SEVEN” which tells the true stories of seven women and their work to combat injustices throughout the world. The play tackles issues such as domestic violence, human trafficking and education rights.

7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.); noon, 2 p.m. (Sun.). $10. Black Box Theatre, 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin. 512-313-5410. www.concordia.edu





FRIDAY







Celebrate Catch Air’s 2nd Anniversary
Indoor play center Catch Air in Anderson Mill celebrates its 2-year anniversary on Friday Nov. 10. The event features face paint, snacks and a dance party with photo opportunities with Pup Patrol and Rainbow Pony cartoon costume performers.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission varies by age. 13450 US 183, Ste. 107, Austin. catchairparty.com/location/austin





SATURDAY







Brush up on language skills at bilingual fair
The Asian American Resource Center hosts a Bilingual fair on Saturday Nov. 11. Attendees can participate in kid-friendly activities in Spanish, Mandarin and French throughout the afternoon. Panel discussions geared towards education are available for adults as well.

1-4 p.m. Free. 8401 Cameron Road, Austin. www.facebook.com/events/1974514246162077/






Check out an International craft market that offers fair trade items
Hope Presbyterian church hosts its World of Hope Fair Trade Market on Nov. 11 and 12. Items for sale include clothing, jewelry, baskets, tea, coffee and candies sold at prices that help support families from around the world.

8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sat.), noon-4 p.m. (Sun.). Free. Hope Presbyterian Church, 11512 Olson Drive, Austin. 512-258-9117. www.hopeaustin.org





SUNDAY







Support victims of Hurricane Harvey
The Salvation Army hosts a benefit concert at LifeAustin Amphitheatre in Southwest Austin featuring Cory Morrow and other Texas musicians to raise money for the Salvation Army’s Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

5:30- 9 p.m. Prices vary. 8901 W. Hwy. 71, Austin. www.rocktheredkettleatx.org






Raise money for the National Kidney Foundation
The National Kidney Foundation and Fresenius Medical Care host Austin Kidney Walk this weekend at Concordia University. More than 80 cents of every dollar raised goes towards supporting National Kidney Foundation programs. Special guests include Fox 7 New Anchor, Rebecca Thomas and singer Charlite Brooks, known as Lil Miss Swag.

9 a.m. Registration fees vary. 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin. www.kidneywalk.org


By Emma Whalen
Emma is Community Impact Newspaper's Houston City Hall reporter. Previously, she covered public health, education and features for several Austin-area publications. A Boston native, she is a former student athlete and alumna of The University of Texas at Austin.