St. Elias Mediterranean Festival | Sept 26-27

Mediterranean Fest 2014

Celebrate Mediterranean culture at the St. Elias Mediterranean Festival, Sept 26-27, with live music; homemade foods from Lebanon, Palestine, Greece, Eritrea and Romania; a diverse Orthodox Bazaar; dance demonstrations; and children’s games. The festival has been named one of Central Texas’ Top 10 Food Festivals by The Austin Chronicle. Tickets are available online, at the gate, and at all Twin Liquors locations for a $5 donation. Free Admission Saturday from 12-4 pm | Austin #ATX #MedFest14

St. Elias Orthodox Church
408 East 11th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
 

International Music Festival | Sept 6-7

International  Music Festival 2014

The Texas Music Museum presents the 4th Annual International Music Festival celebrating the diverse cultures of Austin with #free live entertainment and music from around the world. September 6-7 | 12:30 pm -7 pm | George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center | #Austin #ATX

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702
 

“We Play Chekhov: Two Short Stories for the Stage” @ The Long Center | Aug 14-24

Breaking String We Play Chekhov Aug 2014

Breaking String Theater’s We Play Chekhov includes two of Chekhov’s masterful short stories adapted for the stage: The Black Monk (adapted by Kama Ginkas and translated by John Freedman) and the world premiere of playwright Eliza Bent‘s adaptation of Chekhov’s final story, The Fiancée. The Long Center | August 14-24 | #Austin #ATX

The Long Center
Rollins Studio
701 W. Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78704
 

Bastille Day 2014 @ French Legation Museum | July 12

Bastille Day 2014

Alliance Française d’Austin presents Bastille Day 2014 on Saturday, July 12, from 6-10 p.m. at the historic French Legation Museum. Dance to the beautiful sounds of Christine Albert, along with the Fanfare Skroks, who’ve come all the way from Angers, France to entertain you. Savor delicious sandwiches, pastries, crêpes, fine wine and beers. Activities for the whole family. Tickets $10 in advance or $12 at the door; children 12 and under free. #Austin #ATX

French Legation Museum
802 San Marcos
Austin, TX 78702
 

Pflugerville Deutschen Pfest | May 16-18

Deutschen Pfest

Celebrate Pflugerville’s German heritage at Deutschen Pfest, May 16-18. Enjoy live music, a Saturday parade, carnival rides, children’s games and activities, shopping booths and a 5K Pfun Run/Walk on Sunday. #Pflugerville #Austin #ATX

Pfluger Park
515 City Park Road
Pflugerville, TX 78660
 

 

Passport Italy @ Central Market | through May 13

Central Market Passport to Italy 2014

Don’t miss Passport Italy at Central Market, a celebration of regional Italian cuisine and culture. Mingle with chefs, winemakers, and cheesemakers, attend bambino-friendly events, watch live cooking demos, learn authentic recipes, and more! Buon Appetito! North Lamar Store Schedule | Westgate Store Schedule #Austin #ATX

 

Gelato World Tour | May 9-11

Gelato World Tour 2014 No. 2

The Gelato World Tour stops in Austin May 9-11 after visiting Rome, Valencia, Melbourne and Dubai. The tour visits eight cities on five continents and hosts thousands of people before crowning the World’s Best Gelato champion. Sixteen North American gelato artisans compete for best flavor, including Austin’s Matthew Lee of Tèo Espresso and Gelato. Top three winners move on to represent the U.S. in the Grand Finale of the Gelato World Tour, in Rimini, Italy, later this year. The Gelato World Tour Village features instruction on the art of making gelato and educational workshops about the history of gelato. #Austin #ATX #Free

Republic Square Park
422 Guadalupe
Austin, TX 78701