Allison Gaddy's Blog Posts

Bullock Texas State History Museum

History will inspire you at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. There are tons of Texas stories that are told through ever-changing artifacts, rare documents, photographs, and special exhibits.

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Body Mind Spirit Expo

The Body Mind Spirit Expo is coming to Austin July 23rd through July 24th, 2016. The Palmer Events Center will be host to this premier event in the Wellness, Health & Fitness industry. Body Mind

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Fourth Of July Fireworks Symphony

Come spend this Independence Day with 100,000 of your closest friends! Held at the Austin Symphony Orchestra this July 4th, Central Texans will hurry to claim their spot for one of the largest

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Monthly Birding And Nature Hikes

Hill Country Conservancy invites you to join in on one of their Monthly Birding and Nature Hikes at Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve. Every 3rd Saturday of the Month, the hikes are only $5.00 per

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Selena Gomez

Singer and actress Selena Gomez will grace the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas this June 17th, 2016. She will be promoting her worldwide “Revival Tour” this Friday. To quote Selena, “I am

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MommyCon Austin 2016

This Saturday, June 25th, you won’t want to miss MommyCon coming to Austin! The Austin Convention Center is proud to host this event that will have over 50 exhibitors in attendance. In addition to

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ATX Television Festival

The ATX Television Festival is held in Austin every year. This year, it will be held at the Hilton 406 from June 9th through June 12th, 2016. While some people ask, “What is a Television?

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The Wizard Of Oz

Coming to Austin, Texas, The Long Center presents The Wizard of Oz, the Musical! This production of The Wizard of Oz is a captivating adaptation of the classic, completely reconceived for the stage.

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A Weekend With Patrick Beach

Patrick Beach integrates the six aspects of his signature approach—strength, flexibility, balance, mental toughness, focus, and breath—of vinyasa class. His classes are a fluid mix of longer

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Loves Sacrifice

McCallum High School will be presenting Love’s Sacrifice Friday, May 13th through Sunday, May 15th. This little-known Caroline-era play was recently staged for the first time in almost four

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DreamHack Austin 2016

The World’s largest digital festival is coming to North America for the first time in its history! DreamHack Austin 2016 will be held at the Austin Convention Center Friday, May 6th, 2016 through

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Cinderella

Ballet Austin presents Cinderella at the Long Center for Performing Arts. From Friday, May 6th to Sunday, May 8th, you can choose from four different showings of the timeless fairy tale. Tickets

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Black Violin

Black Violin is coming to the Long Center in Austin, Texas this April 29th. Starting at 8:00 pm, you won’t want to miss this blend of classical, hip-hop, rock R&B and bluegrass music that Black

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Sesame Street Live Make A New Friend

Sesame Street Live has been bringing top notch entertainment to children and their families for over twenty years. With a new show every year with a cast of beloved characters, this show has toured

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Statesman Cap10K

Austin's oldest annual race, the Statesman Cap10K will be celebrating its 39th running on Sunday, April 10, 2016. This race is Austin’s Rite of Spring event for runners and walkers of all ages.

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Texas VegFest

This year’s 5th Annual Texas VegFest is set for Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 between 11 am and 6 pm. Held at the Fiesta Gardens in Austin, Texas right off beautiful Lake Austin, the Texas VegFest

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Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage

Come Live Long and Prosper at the Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage, Saturday March 26th at 8:00 pm in Dell Hall at the Long Center. This event brings together the five decades of Star Trek to concert

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Old Settlers Music Festival

The Old Settler’s Music Festival will be held this Thursday April 14th through Sunday, April 17th. This will be held at both the Salt Lick BBQ and Camp Ben McCulloch You can buy a ticket for all

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Study Again Finds Homeownership To Be A Better Way Of Producing Wealth

Study Again Finds Homeownership to be a Better Way of Producing WealthStudy Again Finds Homeownership to be a Better Way of Producing Wealth According to the latest Beracha, Hardin &

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Shen Yun Performing Arts

Coming to the Long Center for Performing Arts in Austin, Texas, the Shen Yun Performing Arts will be here March 21st and March 22nd, 2016. The Shen Yu Performing Arts boasts of there being a time

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PLAY Acro Festival

Coming to Mateo Daniel & Mansal Denton in Austin, TX is the P.L.A.Y Acro Festival. From Friday, March 4th, 2016 to Sunday, March 6th, 2016, the AcroYoga Festival, Divine Play is an annual family

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Zilker Kite Festival

The annual Zilker Kite Festival is coming back to Austin, Texas this March 6th, 2016. What better way to kick off your spring in beautiful Zilker Park in central Austin. The ABC Zilker Kite Festival

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Mother Earth News Fair

The Mother Earth News Fair is coming to Belton Texas on February 20th through February 21st. With more than 150 workshops, there are tons of great informative demonstrations and lectures that will

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Guitars Under The Stars

Guitars Under the Stars is coming back to Austin, Texas at the Mansion. It is an annual gala in support of ACG Education. With the support of the community, ACG Education has built an entirely new

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Austin Glass China Pottery Show

The Austin Glass, China & Pottery Show is one of the most specialized and major upcoming business events. Coming February 13th-14th at the Travis County Expo Center, this Show and Sale is one event

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Mom EXPO

The annual Mom EXPO is a one-day event that is coming back to Austin on January 30th, 2016 at the Palmer Events Center. This event showcases products that include Apparel and fashion accessories,

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Bacon And Beer Festival

Come to the 3rd Annual Austin Bacon and Beer Festival presented by Edible Austin in partnership with Eat Boston this January. This is the premier event for bacon lovers all in the Austin area. This

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MLK Celebration

Each year, in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy, the Annual Community comes together this January with a short program at the MLK Statue on the University of Texas campus. The March also

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Ice Skating On The Plaza

The Whole Foods’ Flagship store on North Lamar in Austin, Texas is offering Ice Skating on the rooftop! This is the last week for you to partake in this annual event until the holiday season comes

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Hill Country Flyer

Come aboard the Hills Country Flyer for a 66-mile round trip excursion that journeys through the Texas Hill Country. You’ll cross the wooden trestle bridge over the South San Gabriel River and

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Holiday Lights And Ice At Omni Barton Creek

This holiday season, come to the 6th Annual Holiday Lights and Ice! This event benefits Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas and helps you get into the holiday spirit. Be in awe by skating on an indoor

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Lake Austins Boat Trail Of Lights

December 12, 2015Lake Austin's Boat Trail of LightsHula Hut, Austin, TXThursday,  December 17th‘Tis the season to be jolly, and Austin is such a wonderful place to be this time of year it is!

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Trail Of Lights

December 5, 2105Trail of LightsZilker Park, Austin, TXTuesday, December 8th - Tuesday, December 22ndWhat a better way to spend an evening during the holiday season than outside, underneath the

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Free First Sundays

November 28, 2015Free First SundaysThe Bullock Texas State History Museum, Downtown Austin, TXSunday, December 6thWell the hustle and bustle of this year’s holiday season is just beginning.  

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25th Annual ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot

November 21, 2015ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot 2015The Long Center for Performing Arts, Austin, TXThanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26thWell we all know what Thanksgiving Day entails, that huge

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Baby Boomers Home Is Where The Heart Is

Within the next five years, Baby Boomers are projected to have the largest household growth of any other generation during that same time period, according to the Joint Center for Housing

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WaffleFest

November 14, 2105WaffleFestHideout Theater, Downtown Austin, TXThursday, November 19th - Saturday, November 21stThere is nothing better for you in life that to be happy and when you are happy, you

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Christmas At The Caswell House

November 7, 2015Christmas at the Caswell HouseAustin, TXSaturday, November 7th - Thursday, November 12thWell, whether we want to realize it or not, the holidays are fast approaching.  Christmas

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24th Annual Austin Powwow

October 31, 2015Toney Burger Center, Austin, TXSaturday, November 7thAutumn is in the air and with that comes the beautiful change in the landscape color along with a tribute and competition amongst

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22nd Annual Austin Film Festival Conference

October 24, 210522nd Annual Austin Film Festival & ConferenceDowntown Austin, TXThursday, October 29th -  Thursday, November 5thAre you looking for something out-of-the-ordinary to do?  

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2015 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

October 17, 20152015 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix Circuit of The Americas, Austin, TXFriday, October 23rd - Sunday, October 25thAre you needing to get a little revved up?  Well, no need

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Texas Book Festival

October 10, 2115Texas Book Festival State Capitol Building, Austin, TXSaturday, October 17th – Sunday, 18th, 2015Oh what a better way to spend a relaxing fall day than on the lawn of the State

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3rd Annual AustOberfest

October 3, 20153rd Annual AustOberfest Scholz Garten, Austin, TxSaturday, October 17thWell it is October, so what better way to spend your weekend than at the premiere German cultural event of

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When Character Is More Valuable Than Competence

It was her 80th birthday and as Sue's family gathered around in celebration, she announced a major decision. After years of toying with the idea, she had come to the conclusion that now - yes, now -

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Austin City Limits Music Festival

September 26, 2015Austin City Limits Music FestivalZilker Park, Austin, TXOctober 2nd - 4th & 9th - 11thThe Lone Star State is known for a lot of things, and one of them is the 13th annual music

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Over 23 Thinking Of Selling Why The Hesitation

Last month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that housing inventory was down 4.7% from the same time last year and that the month’s inventory of homes for sale stood at 4.8 -

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5 Tech Questions That Seniors Should Ask When Interviewing A Real Estate Agent

We are pleased to have Nikki Buckelew back as our guest blogger for today’s post. Nikki has extensive experience working with seniors and is the Founder & CEO of the Senior Real Estate Institute.

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Home Purchase Sentiment Index By Fannie Mae

Earlier this month, Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group announced the launch of their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). The index will distill results&

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American Indian Heritage Day

September 18, 2015American Indian Heritage DayBullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, TXFriday, September 25thTexas has a lot of heritage behind its history.  A while it is important to

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