Crafting from the Collection
What: Join author and TV host Vickie Howell (Knitty Gritty ring a bell?) for a night of crafting, demos, and tours at the Amon Carter Museum.
Why: Howell signs her latest book, Craft Corps: Celebrating the Creative Community One Story at a Time.
When: Tonight, 6 p.m.
Where: 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth (817-989-5030).
Antiquing After Dark
What: White Elephant Antiques keeps the doors open late for a storewide event with sales, shopping incentives (including a $250 gift certificate), and a silent auction — all to benefit local charity Dwell with Dignity.
Why: Sign up to become a member at the party.
When: Wed., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 1026 N. Riverfront Blvd. (214-871-7966).
The Warehouse Sale
What: The California-based discount biz unloads 30,000 Rock & Republic men’s, women’s, and children’s pieces (jeans, jackets, tops, maternity) at up to 80 percent off.
Why: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with subject DailyCandy Dallas for a chance to win one of three $50 gift cards good toward all purchases.
When: Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Dallas Market Hall, 2200 N. Stemmons Fwy.
DECK THE HALLS
Holiday Decorations That Jingle Your Bell
What: Spruce up your digs with a made-to-order garland, snowflake mobile, 3-D paper mistletoe ball, or Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
Why: No one likes a Grinch.
When: Before the first snowfall.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
Candlelight Walk on Henderson
What: More than a dozen Henderson Avenue retailers (The Gypsy Wagon, The Wooden House, Jones Walker) team up for a night of discounts (most 20 percent off or more) and nibbles from area restos (like Park at Again Design Studio).
Why: Up to 60 percent off at Emeralds to Coconuts.
When: Wed., 6-9 p.m.
Where: Henderson Ave., b/t N. Central Expwy. & Ross Ave.
What: The soulful, local singer/songwriter pairs up with bluesy Austin talent Shelley King for a late-night show with sweet country twang.
Why: General seating tickets are just $10 at the door.
When: Sat., 9:45 p.m.
Where: Poor David’s Pub, 1313 S. Lamar St. (214-565-1295).
Photo: Wilson Alwyn Bentley, Dew on Spider’s Vertical Web, ca. 1920 / Courtesy of Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Want more Austin? Check out our coverage of Fun Fun Fest for carny-style antics and indie rock mayhem.
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