Check out this list of Austin events for the month of February, courtesy of Austin Monthly. Surely there’s something here for everyone, so get out there and enjoy Austin at one of these great events.
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
13th Annual Series of themed dinners held in private homes.
Tickets: $100/person; Contact: www.projecttransitions.org
Rodeo Austin Gala
Benefits Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo Scholarship Program. Dwight Yoakum performing.
Tickets: $150/person; Contact: www.rodeoaustin.com
Stride and Ride
Teams of 5 or more walk to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Central Texas.
Brewing Hope Charity Pub Crawl
Grab some friends and create a pub crawl team with portions of proceeds benefiting the National MS Society.
Tango at the Villa
Gala benefiting Seton Medical Center Williamson.
Tickets: Sponsorships from $3,000; Contact: www.setonwilliamsonfdn.org
Toma Mi Corazon
18th Annual event encouraging artists to submit works in the shape of a heart to be sold in a silent Austin benefiting the group.
Tickets: $10/person; Contact: www.lapena-austin.org
St. Valentine Gala & Presentation of the 2010 Senior Class
Celebrates local high school seniors while raising funds for Hospice Austin.
Tickets: $125/per adult, $75 for students 21 and under; Contact: www.hospiceaustin.org
Make a Difference 2010: Celebrate La Vie Nouvelle
11th Annual Make a Difference Gala raises awareness and funds for the New Life Children’s Center.
Tickets: $100/person; Contact: www.lsss.org
For the Love of One World Gala
Proceeds benefit One World and its many programs.
Tickets: $500/person; Contact: www.oneworldtheatre.org
Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
Run 26 miles for 26 charities in this marathon. This year will include approximately 40 entertainment acts for participants.
Tickets: $90 to $125/person; Contact: your www.austinmarathon.com
Nine Core Values Award Luncheon
The First Tee of Greater Austin honors nine area leaders.
Tickets: $75/person; Contact: www.firstteeaustin.org
2010 Spring Swing Sock Hop on the Hill
Proceeds support St. Stephen’s commitment to provide financial aid to its students in need.
Tickets: $300/two person table; Contact: www.sstx.net
St. Francis School’s 25th Anniversary Celebration
Support the students at St. Francis, held at the UT Alumni Center.
Tickets: $75/person; Contact: www.stfrancis-school.org
Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce Lunar New Year Celebration
Honors the achievements of Asian Americans during this 14th annual event.
Tickets: $TBD; Contact: www.txasianchamber.org
Viva! Las Vegas
Proceeds benefits AIDS Services of Austin
Tickets: $50/person; Contact: www.asaustin.org/viva
Heart & Sole
Fundraising event for Rise School of Austin.
Tickets: $TBD; Contact: www.riseschool.org/Austin
Proceeds benefit the Women’s Division of the Jewish Community Association of Austin’s Campaign.
Tickets: $TBD; Contact: www.shalomaustin.org/mosaic
Bowl for Kids’ Sake
Big Brothers and Big Sisters fundraising event.
Tickets: sponsorships from $1000; Contact: www.bigmentoring.org
2010 Eanes City Limits Gala
“Excellence Forever” fundraiser for the Eanes Education Foundation.
Tickets: $150/person; Contact: www.eaneseducationfoundation.org
Art Night Austin
Art Alliance Austin hosts this excursion to some of Austin’s hottest galleries and museums.
Tickets: $75/person; Contact: www.artallianceaustin.org
Benefiting the Ronald McDonald House.
Tickets: $150/person; Contact: www.rmhc-austin.org
Commemorates CASA of Travis County’s 25th year of helping abused and neglected children.
Tickets: $150/person; Contact: www.casatravis.org/gala.aspx
Deal for a Cure
Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament and Casino Night benefitting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Tickets: $150/person; Contact: www.jdrf.org/Austin
Red, Hot & Soul
Zach Theatre’s largest fundraiser gala.
Tickets: $250/person; Contact: www.zachtheatre.org
Austin Community Keepsake Award
Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels and More, held at Antone’s.
Tickets: $TBD; Contact: www.mealsonwheelsandmore.org