3 holiday events Southwest Austinites should know about this weekend

Find a gift for friends or family this weekend at the Seton Southwest Volunteers Holiday Market.

Find a gift for friends or family this weekend at the Seton Southwest Volunteers Holiday Market.

Thursday, Dec. 8

"Of Mice & Music–A Jazz Tap Nutcracker!"

Tapestry Dance Company will kick off its 10-day run of this rhythm tap and jazz spin on the "The Nutcracker" in the Rollins Theatre of the Long Center for the Performing Arts. The performance will include jazz versions of the original Tchaikovsky score and jazz classics. Performances will be held Thu.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m. and Sat.-Sun. at 2 p.m. until Dec. 18, with a possible extension through Dec. 22. Ticket prices vary and can be purchased here. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin. 512-457-5100. www.thelongcenter.org

Friday, Dec. 9

Seton Southwest Volunteers Holiday Market The Seton Southwest Volunteers Holiday Market will feature frames, wreaths, mini-trees and more.[/caption]

Seton Southwest Volunteers Holiday Market

A variety of ready-to-give gift items for family, friends, teachers and more will be available for purchase at this holiday bazaar, which will take place in the lobby of the Seton Southwest Hospital from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., or until items are sold out. Items often sell out by noon. Seton Southwest Hospital , 7900 FM 1826, Austin. 512-324-9000. www.seton.net

Sunday, Dec. 11

Uchi Holiday Brunch Benefit Pop-Up Uchi will host a holiday brunch pop-up to benefit the Central Texas Food Bank this weekend.[/caption]

Uchi Holiday Brunch Benefit Pop-Up

Community members are invited to benefit the Central Texas Food Bank by attending a holiday brunch pop-up at the renowned Japanese restaurant Uchi. The brunch will include a multi-course meal to be shared by two people at $100 a plate. To make reservations call 512-916-4808. Uchi, 801 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin. www.uchiaustin.com
By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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