A wizards ball and local art fair: 6 events to do in Northwest Austin from Nov. 27-Dec. 20

Courtesy Cherrywood Art Fair
Courtesy Cherrywood Art Fair

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Learn more about health care marketplace enrollment

Nov. 27-Dec. 14
: Austin American Shaman and EVO Health Advisors are hosting informational sessions every Friday and Saturday through Dec. 14 for federal marketplace health care enrollment.

Times vary. Free. Austin American Shaman, 13450 Research Blvd., Ste. 100, Austin. 512-489-0303. www.evohealthadvisors.com

Put the pen to the paper with Austin-area writers

Dec. 5: The Little Walnut Creek Branch Public Library in North Austin hosts a night of writing, providing a space for local authors, poets and creative writers to socialize, network and express themselves. The library will also offer access to its computer workstations throughout the event.

6-8 p.m. Free. Little Walnut Creek Branch, 835 W. Rundberg Lane, Austin. 512-974-9860. www.library.austintexas.gov

Learn about Austin ISD’s middle school programs

Dec. 7:
AISD’s 2019 Middle School Fair offers families with middle schoolers an opportunity to learn about various programs, speak with faculty and enjoy student performances.

9 a.m.-noon. Free. Webb Middle School, 601 E. St. Johns Ave., Austin. 512-414-4481. www.austinisd.org

Cast a spell

Decl 7:
Worthwich School of Wizardry hosts its annual social Yule Ball. Witches, wizards and students are invited to enjoy cocktails and brews, dance lessons, a cosplay contest and more.

3 p.m.-midnight. $10-$20. Sterling Events Austin, 6134 E. Hwy. 290, Austin. www.worthwich.com

Visit a local art fair

Dec. 7-8:
The two-day fair features local artists, live music, kids activities and food. Proceeds benefit Little Artist Big Artist, a mentoring program that pairs artists with fifth- and sixth-grade students from East Austin schools.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 3808 Maplewood Ave., Austin. www.chulaleague.com/cherrywood-art-fair

Listen to a piano concert

Dec. 20: Texas pianist Joseph Fuller plays a free concert at Steinway Piano Gallery of Austin. The Houston-area recording artist will perform songs off his recent live concert album “Christmas in the City,” which includes holiday arrangements.

7:30-8:30 p.m. Free (RSVP required). Steinway, 12980 N. US 183, Austin. 512-258-6100. www.josephfuller.com
By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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