November Annual Events In Austin
Annual events, runs and festivals in Austin, Texas in the month of November.
Since 1997, the Austin Celtic Festival has celebrated the Celtic culture and traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, Nova Scotia and Wales with over 200 artists, musicians, actors and storytellers. Held over two days on a weekend in November at Fiesta Gardens Park in East Austin, the Austin Celtic Festival presents traditional Celtic music including internationally renown authentic Celtic folk musicians, dance performances, lectures and workshops, animal performers, food, crafts, archery, children's activities and competitive Highland Games. The dates for the 2012 Austin Celtic Festival are Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4, 2012.
Sponsored by the Austin Independent School District, the Annual Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival is the the nation's largest annual school event and largest American Indian annual gathering in Texas. Hundreds of Native American Indian dancers, singers and drummers gather each year in Austin on the first Saturday in November to celebrate American Indian culture. Dancers of all ages in full American Indian regalia compete for prize money and vendors sell traditional American Indian cuisine, including buffalo stew and roasted corn, and wares such as jewelry and pottery. The annual Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival always takes place on the first Saturday in November and admission is free. The date for the 2012 Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival is Saturday, November 3, 2012.
The East Austin Studio Tour is a self guided tour of working art studios located east of I-35, west of 183, south of 51st Street and north of Town Lake. Begun in 2003 as a one day event with only twenty-eight studios, the East Austin Studio Tour is now a two weekend event with over 100 artists and studios participating. The East Austin Studio Tour usually takes place in November. Look for the red numbered signs that mark all the studios. Maps are available from the studios and are also distributed around town in the weeks before the tour. Funded in part by the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division, by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the East Austin Studio Tour is a unique opportunity to see the working spaces of artists and visit with the artists themselves. The dates for the 2012 East Austin Studio Tour are Saturday November 10 and Sunday November 11 followed by Saturday November 17 and Sunday November 18, 2012.
The dates for the 2012 Fun Fun Fun Fest are Friday November 2, Saturday November 3 and Sunday November 4, 2012. Presented by Transmission Entertainment, Fun Fun Fun Fest is an independent genre based annual three day music festival in early November featuring many progressive and underground musicians with a focus on indie rock, punk rock, hardcore and hip hop and DJ music. The first Fun Fun Fun Fest was in 2006 at Waterloo Park in downtown Austin. Fun Fun Fun Fest is now taking place at Auditorium Shores on Lady Bird Lake adjacent to the Palmer Events Center. The 2012 Fun Fun Fun Fest lineup includes Run DMC; A$AP Rocky; Girl Talk; De La Soul; Etienne De Crecy; Bun B; STRFKR; AraabMuzik; Dillon Francis; Rakim; Danny Brown; The Octopus Project; Trust; Tanlines; Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros; Public Image Ltd.; Explosions In The Sky; Santigold; The Head And The Heart; Superchunk; Real Estate; The Black Angels; Bob Mould (Performing Copper Blue); Refused; Turbonegro; X (Performing Los Angeles); Tomahawk; Against Me!; Fucked Up; Wavves; Seaweed; The Sword; Converge; Youth Of Today; Lagwagon; Between The Buried And Me; Napalm Death; David Cross; Hannibal Buress; Wyatt Cenac; Doug Benson; Eugene Mirman; Saul Williams; Jon Benjamin; Tig Notaro; W. Kamau Bell; and Duncan Carson with a wide mix of old and new acts presented on four stages