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
 

ThinkTanque International Pétangue Tourney & Music Festival | April 25-26

ThinkTanque2014

The first annual ThinkTanque International Pétanque Tourney and Music Festival takes place April 25 and 26 at The Bloor Ranch in Manor, Texas. Four hundred (400) players from 7 different countries compete for a $10,000 cash prize in the pétanque tourney (French version of bocce ball). The music stage will be erected at the bottom of a huge hillside, with room for thousands of folks to bring a cooler, spread a blanket, and enjoy live music under the Hill Country sky. #Austin #ATX

The Bloor Ranch
12000 Blue Bluff Road
Manor, TX 78653
 

Springtime in Paris Annual Champagne Brunch and Style Show | San Antonio | March 22

 SA French Cultures Festival Springtime in Paris

Celebrate French culture in San Antonio at the Springtime in Paris Annual Champagne Brunch and Style Show on Saturday, March 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church Banquet Hall. Enjoy Parisian fare with complimentary champagne, fashions by Chico’s, a live and silent auction, door prizes and a cash bar. Tickets $35 | Reserved Seating | Information: (210) 861-7855 #SanAntonio

Holy Trinity Catholic Church Banquet Hall
20523 Huebner Road
San Antonio, TX 78258
 

Global Divas WorldBeat Party @ One-2-One Bar | March 6

WOBEON Global Divas March 2014

Join WOBEON (World Beat Online) for its GLOBAL DIVAS WORLDBEAT PARTY at One-2-One Bar on Thursday, March 6, from 7:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. Lineup includes Julie Slim & Rendez Vous (jazzed up French tunes), Paula Maya (Brazil-infused performance), Amanda Kitchens (soulful Americana), Naga Valli (Eastern Soul) and a special international guest. Free with RSVP on Eventbrite until March 5 at Midnight, or $7 cover at the door. Free Parking and happy-hour drink specials. #Austin, ATX

One-2-One Bar
1509 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite 600
Austin, TX 78704
 

San Antonio Mardi Gras River Parade and Festival | March 1

March Gras 2014 San Antonio River Walk

Image Credit: Paseo del Rio

Celebrate Fat Tuesday at the Mardi Gras River Parade and Festival in San Antonio on Saturday, March 1. A procession of decorated river barges and krewes of costumed revelers will transform the River Walk into a floating Bourbon Street (3-5 p.m.). Enjoy live music at the Arneson River Theatre Stage (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.), and a festival of food, arts and crafts, activities and more at La Villita Historic Arts Village (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.) Laissez les bon temps rouler! #Free #SanAntonio #MardiGras

 

12th Night Austin 2014 | Jan. 5

12th Night Austin 2014

Krewe du Bisoux presents the second annual Twelfth Night Parade and Ball on Sunday, January 5, 2014, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. The twelfth night after Christmas marks the final day of the mid-winter holidays and the beginning of Carnival season that culminates on Mardi Gras day. In New Orleans, Twelfth Night is celebrated with parties, processions and king cake. It’s a time for costumes, glitter and revelry in the streets of East Austin! Details at http://www.12thnightaustin.com. #Austin #ATX

Historic Scoot Inn
1308 E. 4th Street
Austin, TX 78702
 

Welcome 2014 @ El Sol y la Luna Restaurant with Les Brouvas and Huerta Culture

El Sol y la Luna New Year 2014

El Sol y la Luna Restaurant celebrates the New Year with live music, dancing, special raffles, great food and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Les Brouvas (visiting Austin from France) and Huerta Culture (psycho-cumbia) perform. No cover charge. #Austin #ATX #NYE2014

El Sol y la Luna Restaurant
600 East 6th Street
Austin, TX 78701