Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg | October 3-5

Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg 2014
Fredericksburg, Texas celebrates its German heritage at Oktoberfest, Oct. 3-5. The weekend includes four stages of continuous German music, a domino tournament, delicious food, a German beer tent, artisans, a children’s fun area and lots of family fun! #Oktoberfest #FredericksburgTX

Marketplatz
100 West Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
 

Texas Wendish Festival | Giddings, Texas | Sept 28

Image Credit: Texas Wendish Heritage Society

Image Credit: Texas Wendish Heritage Society

Join the Texas Wendish Heritage Society for its 26th Annual Texas Wendish Festival, Sunday, Sept 28.  Activities include live Czech music, children’s activities, competitions, sausage and sauerkraut making demonstrations, Wendish Easter egg decorating demonstrations, quilting, vintage machinery, food and more. The Texas Wendish Heritage Society preserves the history of the Texas Wends (or Sorbs), Slavic immigrants from Lusatia, an area in eastern Germany.  #GiddingsTX

Texas Wendish Heritage Museum | St. Paul Lutheran Church
1011 County Road 212
Giddings, TX 78942
 

AustOberfest (Austin + Oktoberfest) | Sept 27

AustOberFest 2014

Austin Saengerrunde celebrates Central Texas’ German heritage at the second annual AustOberfest (Austin + Oktoberfest), an All-You-Can-Eat Sausage and Beer Tasting Festival, Saturday, Sept 27. Ticket price includes unlimited German-style sausage and sides from some of the area’s best meat purveyors (1-5 pm) and live music/beer tasting from 1-11 pm. Live music by Jared & The Mill, The Derailers, and Czech Melody Masters. Proceeds benefit Foodways Texas. #AustOberfest #Austin #ATX

Saengerrunde Hall
1607 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX 78701

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