What to Do and See in Austin This Thanksgiving Season, and Then Some

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As we all continue to hope for a safe and memorable holiday, the local businesses throughout Austin, Texas, are finalizing their plans for what is always a spectacular time of the year. 
For this month’s blog, we have reviewed a variety of on-line resources to find you some fun things to do with family and friends that may be visiting you at your own cozy apartment home at LeMontreaux.
November 24, 2016 / 25th Annual Turkey Trot
Whether you want to run or walk to find room for your upcoming delicious Turkey Dinner, this 26th annual event that is sponsored by Thundercloud Subs is a great way to get outside for some fresh air for a good cause that benefits the Caritas of Austin.  For complete details, visit Thundercloud Sub’s website by clicking here.
November 24, 2016 / Operation Turkey
Some say this day is the best day to get out and about to help others give thanks for your generous time and support to good causes.  And the annual Operation Turkey is a great way to do so.  There are plenty of opportunities to help no matter what your age or ability.  For more information, visit Operation Turkey by clicking here.
November 23 – December 31 / A Christmas Carol
We can’t think of a better way to get into the mood about the holiday season.  If you have never seen the classic  Broadway Show “A Christmas Carol”, this is the year to do so.  And there’s no better place than Austin to see this magnificent recreation that promises to keep you rockin’ throughout the holiday.  It’s a ‘fresh and inspired’ version of the classic production with a modern score that spans all genres and generations.  Get your tickets now by clicking here.
November 25 – 26 / “Annie” – Live on Stage
Forget the football for just a few hours and get the family out to enjoy a true holiday event as the Long Center presents one of the best-loved musicals,  “Annie”.  Ticket are now available and can be purchased at the Center or through their website.  ANNIE is a Broadway classic featuring book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin. Get ready to experience such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.”

November 25 / Texas v/s TCU
OK, so if you do have those in the household that just HAVE to get their fill of football, there’s a great game in town.  The contest starts at 2:30 pm and tickets will certainly go fast.  Here’s the link to get the gang to a live game this Thanksgiving! 
December 6 / Dolly Parton On Stage!
Here’s a very special opportunity to see one of the finest performers ever to hit the stage.  Dolly Parton is coming to Austin to share all that has made this Grammy Super Star what she has been … and continues to be .. throughout her incredible life.  For ticket and time details, visit the Frank Erwin Center website by clicking here.
In closing, we do hope you all find the time for some very special quality time this Thanksgiving, and throughout the holidays to come.

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