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Austin Symphony Holiday Pops featuring "Simply Sinatra" with Steve Lippia
Steve Lippia has become one of the most prominent, in-demand vocalists and has quickly established his place among the finest interpreters of "standards" and traditional pop music in the nation. Location: Palmer Events Center. Call 512-476-6064 for more info. Event ID:12/31

Zilker Park Christmas Tree
Each year, the lighting of the Zilker Park Christmas Tree and the Trail of Lights signify the beginning of the holiday season in Austin. The 155-foot "Moonlight Tower" tree, made up of more than 3,000 lights, has illuminated the winter skyline since 1967. The tree remains lit until New Year's Eve. Event ID:12/31

Whole Foods Market Ice Rink
Even in Texas, it wouldn’t be the holiday season without ice skating on the Whole Foods Market Ice Rink. Location: Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar Blvd. 10am-9pm. Event ID:12/30

The Santaland Diaries
The comedy tells the real-life story of Sedaris' tour of duty as the elf Crumpet, and what it takes to juggle tots and tottering Santas during a painfully festive time of the year. A laugh 'til you cry evening of merrily subversive entertainment to delight adult audiences. Location: Zachary Scott Theatre. Call 512-476-0541 for more info. Event ID: 1/6/08.

Rockin' Christmas Party
Rockin’ Christmas Party turns fourteen this year reigning as one of the longest-running Austin traditions of all time. Bigger, brighter and merrier than ever our award-winning cast sure knows how to put the Christmas spirit in your heart – and your booty! – as they shake, rattle and roll down Santa Claus Lane. Location: Zachary Scott Theatre. Call 512-476-0541 for more info. Event ID:12/30

Rehearsing the American Dream: Arthur Miller's Critical Theater
The American playwright Arthur Miller (1915-2005) articulated an unparalleled engagement with his historical moment through such plays as Death of a Salesman and The Crucible. The exhibition uses Miller's plays to explore conscience in its theatrical expression: as an intertwined and interdependent political and emotional life. Event ID:1/08

Bat Watching
The 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that live beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge take flight in a mass exodus each night at dusk. Located at Congress Ave. & Cesar Chavez St. Austin, TX 78704.

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