Can you believe we got through the weekend of the Austin Film Festival, Texas Book Festival and Viva la Vida Festival all staged within the space of a few downtown blocks?
We slip into quieter but still quite busy social waters this week.
Nov. 1: Beauty of Life Luncheon for Hospice Austin. JW Marriott.
This year’s speaker is Molly Carroll, author of “Trust Within.”
Nov. 1: Past, Present, Pease for Pease Park Conservancy. Kingsbury Commons.
This party takes places right at the southern end of Pease Park.
Nov. 1: Andy Roddick Foundation Gala. ACL Live.
Dierks Bentley is the musical headliner for Andy Roddick and Brooklyn Decker.
Nov. 1: Beer, Wine, Swine and More for Manos de Cristo. Mercury Hall.
A casual, mostly outdoor "ungala" for an incredibly effective nonprofit.
Nov. 1: Keep Aging Weird for Capital City Village. Norris Conference Center.
Author and professor Raj Raghunathan is the keynote speaker.
Nov. 1: Bridging the Gap Gala for New Milestones Foundations. Westin Austin at the Domain.
Dr. Clay Johnston, dean of Dell Medical School, will be honored.
Nov. 2: Baby Shower Luncheon for Hand to Hold. JW Marriott.
“Good Morning America” meteorologist Ginger Zee headlines.
Nov. 2: The Art of Giving Gala for Boys & Girls Clubs. JW Marriott.
Formerly known as the Blue Door Gala, this is a big one for an essential Austin group.
Nov. 2: Leadership & Legacy Awards for the Arc of Texas. DoubleTree by Hilton.
State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. is among the honorees this year.
Nov. 3: BettyFest 2018. Scoot Inn.
An all-woman comedy festival hosted by Carina Magyar and Roxy Castillo.
Nov. 3: Charity Ball for Archibald Project. Springdale Station.
This groups empowers people to care for orphaned and vulnerable children.
Nov. 3: Diwali at the Domain: Festival of Lights. The Domain.
South Asian Austin Moms are behind this extravaganza.
Nov. 4: Stardust for Seton Development Board. Four Seasons Hotel.
Benefits the cardiovascular programs and equipment at Seton Medical Center.
Nov. 4: Strings in the Park with Guy Forsyth and Will Taylor. Lawn at Central Market.
Rescheduled due to rain, this free event runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.