Things to do in Austin on Thursday, Nov. 21
Holiday Wine Walk at Domain Northside. The outdoor mall, in partnership with the Wine & Food Foundation of Texas, hosts its second charity wine walk — the holiday version. Tickets include a wristband, souvenir glass and event passport to collect stamps. There will be music, raffles and more from participating tenants on the block, such as American Threads and Second Bar + Kitchen. 5 p.m. Nov. 21. $15. 11821 Rock Rose Ave. domainnorthside.com/events/northside-holiday-wine-walk-on-palm-way
A Christmas Affair at the Palmer Events Center. Now in its 44th year, the Junior League of Austin’s A Christmas Affair is a holiday market that hosts over 200 retail merchants from across the country. This year’s theme, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” celebrates holidays spent with loved ones and captures the anticipation of the Junior League’s first Christmas in its new home, the Community Impact Center. 12 to 8 p.m. Nov. 21, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 23, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24. $15. 900 Barton Springs Road. jlaustin.org/a-christmas-affair-2019/
Amy Edwards at BookPeople. The rock musician, radio personality, author, actress, accountability coach and podcast host comes to BookPeople with a new book, “The Trouble With Becoming a Witch.” In “Trouble,” Veronica’s husband busts her researching witchcraft — and her picturesque suburban life is turned upside down. As her marriage falls apart, she knows that, for her own sake and for the sake of her small daughter, something has to change. 7 p.m. Nov. 21. Free. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com.
Sugary Spines, Leafy Flowers and Other Unusual Desert Adaptations in Cacti. Jim Mauseth gives a presentation as part of a joint meeting for the Garden Club of Austin and the Austin Cactus & Succulent Society at Zilker Botanical Garden. Mauseth has been a professor of botany at the University of Texas since 1975. His research focuses on the modifications that occurred as early cacti evolved and diversified to be the wonderful plants we see today. Exotic plants will be for sale. 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 21. 2220 Barton Springs Road. zilkergarden.org
Basic Tree Care for Central Texas. Don Gardner leads this class at the Natural Gardener. Trees are the most valuable feature of our landscapes. In addition to providing shade, cooler streets, and clean air and water, they also contribute to the monetary value of our homes. He’ll walk us through all of the basics and more from planting, pruning and watering to ensure we are taking the best care possible of our newly planted and mature trees. 10 a.m. Nov. 23. Free. 8648 Old Bee Cave Road. tngaustin.com/events/?mc_id=221