Baked goods! Fabulous art! Dogs and DJs! This weekend has it all, and we've rounded up all the good parties just for you. 

Friday, September 15

The Fabulous People Party at Spider House: Celebrate 110 years of the YWCA Greater Austin, the longest serving agency in Central Texas to work to eliminate racism and empower women. MC'ed by the talented and hilarious Vanessa Marie Gonzalez, enjoy a night of performances and meet outstanding folks from the community. 7pm. Ticket info.

Art Raffle Party for Hurricane Harvey Relief at Art for the People: Purchase raffle tickets for just $10 a pop and you could win art from local artists, over 70 of which have donated for the party. Proceeds split between Austin Pets Alive! and Central Texas Food Bank. 7pm. Info

Shakey Graves with Parker Millsap at ACL Live: A benefit show for Hill Country Conservancy that raises funds to keep Central Texas beautiful. Ticket info.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit Show at The Liberty: Music by Vision Kids and Eagle Claw. Bar sales go to hurricane relief funds, so drink up. 10pm.

Saturday, September 16

Good Food: Bakers are coming together all over the city to sell you carbs and raise money for hurricane relief at Austin Bakes for Harvey, profits from all 14 locations of P. Terry’s will be donated to Hospice Austin, and Blenders & Bowls is hosting an Ice Cream Social with NadaMoo! Ice Cream benefiting Austin Pets Alive! Whew, we’re hungry just reading this. Hungry yet?

Brunch/Beer and Workout with Erica Nix at St. Elmo Brewing: Shake your booty with motivational, sensational exercise queen Erica Nix. Grab a cold beer and $1 of each pint will go to the Organization of Latin Trans Women in Texas. 11am.

Harvey Flood Benefit at Moontower Saloon: Live music all day, benefit food plates, and donations accepted to Central Texas Food Bank and Austin Disaster Relief Network. Noon.

Goodnight for Good at The Goodnight: Games, food, and libations, with 100% of sales going to Dell Children’s Medical Center. 1pm. Info

Sunday, September 17

Franklin Backyard BBQ at Mohawk: First come, first served for delicious Franklin BBQ benefiting hurricane Harvey relief, $30 tickets at the door. 11am.

Dawg Day Afternoon at Spider House: Meet adoptable dogs from Texas Humane Heroes, pitch in to the raffle, and enjoy brunch specials. Noon.

Dogs on Deck at Cherry Cola Dog: Tito’s Vodka cocktails, DJs, pet photobooth, and supply collections for Austin Humane Society. Noon.

Live Music Fundraiser at Donn’s Depot: Donate cleaning supplies & cash to Austin Disaster Relief Network and enjoy music all dang day. 1pm.


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