Hey Austin! What are you doing this weekend?
The ThunderCloud Sub Turkey Trot is a beloved Austin tradition that takes place on Thanksgiving morning (Nov 28 at 8:45am) each year and benefits Caritas of Austin. The event includes a five-mile run, one-mile walk, and a Kids’ K that all take place outside the Long Center for the Performing Arts. More than 23,000 participants are expected for this year’s run. The ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot is the perfect activity for families or individuals who want to do something fun, healthy, and charitable. For more information click here.
25th Annual Children Giving to Children Parade, benefiting Operation Blue Santa. It will be held Saturday, Nov 30 at 11am in Downtown Austin. Each guest should bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Blue Santa. The parade highlights include marching bands, giant inflatable balloons (Curious George, Angry Birds), and festive floats with music (including children's entertainers The Biscuit Brothers). For more information click here.
The USA Motorcross Championships will be at Cycle Ranch Nov 28 - Dec 1. Now that their facilities have been enhanced with more tracks and they have more riders than ever before, there have been a few changes to the racing format. With the addition of a night track, they will be holding Supercross racing on Friday and Saturday nights, in addition to the day Motocross racing Friday and Saturday. They will have open practice each day from November 25th-28th. On November 28th they will be hosting a Thanksgiving dinner with live music and other entertainment for riders and their families. Throughout the weekend there will be live entertainment, moon walks, and several fun competitions including our Saturday night costume pit bike races. For more information click here.
For other holiday events read our blog article:
2013 Austin Holiday Light Shows, Parades, Santa Sightings and more!
Dont forget to support the HomeCity Food Drive 2013!
Come by the office anytime during business hours between now and December 20th to make your donations! All donations go to support the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas.
For more information go to: /austin/food-drive-2013