Neighborhood News – November 2023

BULLOCK TEXAS STATE HISTORY MUSEUM

Sharks

On Display until March 24, 2024

Come face to face with Sharks, the ocean’s most magnificent and misunderstood species. Bring your family to the fun and educational experience. Don’t forget to Save the Date for HEB Free First Sunday program on December 3, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will enjoy FREE exhibition admission all day and can explore the Story of Texas exhibits and artifacts on all three floors of the museum. Plus, visitors can explore the Sharks exhibit. Learn more here: Sharks | Bullock Texas State History Museum (thestoryoftexas.com)

BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART

Make plans to explore the Blanton Museum this holiday season.

Now showing through February 11, 2024

In December, make plans to stop by for their Weird Winter experience (Dec. 9 – 30) – This is a whimsical, musical, interactive installation by Steve Parker that will be on view during museum hours and included with admission. And don’t forget to check out the Blanton Museum Store for holiday specials. Learn more at: Home – Blanton Museum of Art

TEXAS STATE CAPITOL GIFT SHOP

The 2023 ornament has arrived!

A Texas tradition for over 28 years, the Texas Capitol Ornament Collection has been a favorite collectible. Each year since 1996, the Capitol has issued a new annual design reflecting an aspect of the Capitol’s building or history. Over the years, ornaments featuring popular themes such as the Alamo, bluebonnets, wildflowers, and the Texas House and Senate chambers have been added to the assortment. The ornament is proudly made in the USA. The annual collectibles are finished in 24k gold and presented in velour-lined gift boxes. Stop by or shop online at: Unique Texas Gifts and Home of the Texas Capitol Ornament (texascapitolgiftshop.com)

WATERLOO GREENWAY

Waterloo Park is open and ready for you and your family. Consider stretching your legs on a leisurely walk on a 1.5-mile trail through 11 acres of revitalized green space. Waterloo Park is located at 500 E 12th Street, Austin, TX 78701.

Park Hours: 5:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., including Moody Amphitheater. Hours are subject to change on event days. Here is a link to a self-guided tour of the park: https://waterloogreenway.org/parktour/

MOODY CENTER

Pedicab photo courtesy of atmtx

Are you planning a trip to the Moody Center for a special event? Be sure to check out the “Plan My Trip” page on the Moody Center website. Plan My Trip – Moody Center (moodycenteratx.com). Here you can pre-purchase a parking spot at a nearby parking garage. The garages are within walking distance of the Moody, or pedicabs are available.

 

 

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