SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1
HelpMeHemp at Christmas on the Chisolm Trail – 12-7pm. Come by and say hi to HelpMeHemp at this special holiday event featuring holiday music, craft vendors, food vendors, kids activities and family fun. Santa throughout the day. Free. 101 Central Ave, Belton. HelpMeHemp.org.
Daily Practitioner Program – The entire month of December, daily in-store practitioners provide intuitive services ranging from astrology charts to Reiki healing. Be sure to ask your favorite practitioner about gift certificates for their services to surprise your loved ones this holiday season. Call for December hours. Nature’s Treasures, 4102 N Interstate 35, Austin. 512-472-5015. NTRocks.com.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5
Desert Dreams Rewild Retreat in West, Texas – December 5-9. This is luxury camping experience where you will learn rewild skills, engage with the wild environment, eat gourmet meals and share with each other. 3 nights camping (all equipment provided for and no prior experience necessary) and 1 night in an eco-chic Airbnb in Terilingua, TX. More info at RootedMethod.com.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8
Starting Seeds Indoors – 10-11am. Linda will teach us all the tricks to starting seeds indoors successfully, so we can have the freedom of planting what we want, when we want. Learn about lighting, timing, heat, and more. Free. The Natural Gardener, 8648 Old Bee Caves Rd, Austin. 512-288-6113. TNGAustin.com.
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8
Monthly Spiritual Life Fair – 10am-5:30pm. This monthly Saturday fair is focused on presenting very special talents and products in a community dedicated to healing Body, Mind and Spirit as One. Nature’s Treasures, 4102 N Interstate 35, Austin. More info at Facebook.com/SpiritualLifeProductions.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8
Sharing of Spiritual Experiences – 3pm. Have you had a Spiritual Experience? Come share your experience and expand your awareness of God’s love. Little Walnut Creek Library, 835 W Rundberg Ln, Austin. Eckankar-Texas.org.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 10
WomanSpeak Introductory Event – 7-9pm. WomanSpeak circles allow women to practice public speaking and sharing their messages. Presented by WomanSpeak. Cost: $25. Soma Vida, 2324 Cesar Chavez Street, Austin. 808-282-0053. WomanSpeak.com/vbest.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13
12 Days of Giving Sale – December 13-24. 10am-8pm, closing early on December 24. Save 25% off a unique gift idea each day. Give the gift to be treasured this holiday season! Nature’s Treasures, 4102 N Interstate 35, Austin. NTRocks.com.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15
HelpMeHemp at Holiday Market Days – 9am-4pm. Come by and say hi to HelpMeHemp at this special holiday shopping event at the Georgetown Town Square. Corner of 7th Street and Austin Ave, Georgetown. HelpMeHemp.org.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16
ECK Light and Sound Service – 11am. “How to Take the Next Step to Spiritual Freedom”. This service is a celebration of God’s love for Soul. Austin Eckankar Center, 223 W Anderson Ln, Ste B-206, Austin. Eckankar-Texas.org.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 5
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Austin Metaphysical and Holistic Life Expo – January 5-6. 10am-6:30pm, Sat; 11am-6pm, Sun. Free Predictions Panel Friday January 4, 7pm. Our events are dedicated to education and community in a comfortable setting. Attendees will find a wonderful assortment of books, products and services, meet amazing teachers and make new friends! Free lectures with $8 admission. Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middlefiskville Rd. SpiritualLifeProductions.org.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 10
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New You with RESTART® – 6:45pm. Weekly through February 7. Start the year off feeling great! Join Colleen Flynn in this simple yet powerful program to give your body a vacation from toxins like sugar and other inflammatory foods. Weekly Zoom call for support plus materials, guidance and recipes. Cost: $235. For more information, call 512-649-1733, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit NutritionalZest.com/Restart.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 26
One Year Anniversary Open House – 11am-4pm. Join us for our one-year anniversary open house and see our new comfort room! Eternal Waters Aquamation, 1019 S Heatherwilde Ste 230, Pflugerville. 512-369-2913. EternalWatersAquamation.com.
Yoga for Writers Mini-Retreat – 2-4pm. A two-hour mini-retreat where we’ll use gentle movement and relaxation, followed by time to write. No yoga or meditation experience required. Open to any writer. Presented by Luna Nidra. Soma Vida, 2324 Cesar Chavez Street. Info: email@example.com.
Chakra Reports including aura video & photography – Noon-6pm. With the updated Aura Machine, see your chakra system and Eastern 5 Elements as well as the colors of your aura! $25-$75. Nature’s Treasures, 4103 N Interstate 35, Austin. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Donation-Based Yoga – 12:15-1:15pm & 1:30-2:30pm. Lunch break donation-based classes designed to help you finish your day feeling calm and focused. Increase mental clarity, meet new friends and elevate your mood! Support the youth programs of Amala Foundation. Sanctuary Yoga, 1006 S 8th St, Austin. 512-476-8884. SanctuaryYogaAustin.com.
Slow Flow Yoga – 4-5:15pm. A mindful, gentle flow linking breath and movement. Classes incorporate creative sequencing while utilizing sun salutations between poses. Intended for those who are looking for graceful movement and a breakdown of various postures. All levels are welcome. Sanctuary Yoga, 1006 S 8th St, Austin. 512-476-8884. SanctuaryYogaAustin.com.
Candlelit Restorative Yoga – 9:15-10:15pm. A gentle form of yoga that slowly eases the body into relaxation. Attendees use props to hold postures for extended periods of time, deepening into relaxation and allowing the physical and energetic bodies to heal, open, and reduce stress. Sanctuary Yoga, 1006 S 8th St, Austin. 512-476-8884. SanctuaryYogaAustin.com.
Mueller Farmers’ Market – 10am-2pm. A slice of farm-fresh heaven in East Austin, in a dreamy setting of Austin’s first airplane hangar in a charming waterfront park. Browning Hangar, 4209 Airport Blvd. TexasFarmersMarket.org/Mueller.
Unity Church Austin – 11am-12:15pm. Positive, practical, uplifting approach to living universal spiritual principles grounded in the inclusive teachings of Jesus Christ. Inspiring message, welcoming congregation, joyful youth ministry and soul-moving music. Free. Unity of Austin, 5501 W Hwy 290. Info: Rev Anna Shouse, PhD. 512-892-3000 ext 303. UnityChurchAustin.org.
Hope Farmers’ Market – 11am-3pm. Perfect if you missed out on the Saturday markets. Unique vendors include art, music and pet products. 412 Comal St, Austin. HopeFarmersMarket.org.
Real Love Meeting – 12:15-2:15pm. Learn how to take the simple and powerfully effective steps that lead to real love and happiness. Donation. Unity in the Heart of Austin, 2801 S IH-35 Frontage Rd, Ste 110. Info: 415-9075.
Vegetarian Potluck Dinner – 6-7pm. 3rd Sun. Vegetarian (vegan friendly). Kids welcome. Meditation afterwards. Free. Yoga Meditation Group, 13740 Research Blvd, Bldg T, Ste 3, Austin. RSVP: Lisa: 774-4964. YogaMeditationGroup.org.
Insight Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8pm. At this Burmese monastery, instruction is given in vipassana insight meditation leading to nibbana (nirvana). Sitagu Buddha Vihara, 9001 Honeycomb Dr, Austin. 750-9963.
Community/Family Yoga – 6-7pm. A kid-friendly class that’s more than just yoga, with Carrie Ann Paulo. Donation. MORE Yoga, Oils and Mindful Living, 188 HWY-21 Bastrop. 512-766-4033. MoreYogaTX.com.
Austin Organic Gardeners Club – 2nd Mon. 6:30pm (mingle); 7-9pm (meeting). Speakers vary each month. Free. Zilker Botanical Garden Center, 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin. AustinOrganicGardeners.org.
Real Love Meeting – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn the principles that lead to happiness and loving relationships; identify behaviors that don’t. Donation. Unity in the Heart of Austin, 2801 S IH-35 Frontage Rd, Ste 110. Info: 415-9075.
The Heart of Recovery – 7-8pm. A weekly meditation and support group bringing together Buddhist practice and the 12-Steps. Open to all those interested in addiction recovery. Free. Austin Shambhala Center, 1702 S 5th St. Shambhala.org.
Austin Herb Society – 9:30am-noon. 1st Tues. Learn about propagation, culinary and medicinal uses of herbs. $5. Zilker Botanical Garden Center, 2220 Barton Springs Rd. AustinHerbSociety.org.
Heart O’ Texas Orchid Society – 7pm. 1st Tue. Get to know the orchids that thrive in our climate. Refreshments. Free. Zilker Botanical Garden Center, 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin. Hotos.org.
Gentle Hatha Yoga – 6-7pm. A simple yoga practice with Carrie Ann Paulo, $10. MORE Yoga, Oils and Mindful Living, 188 HWY-21 Bastrop. 512-766-4033. MoreYogaTX.com.
Thinkery Community Night – 4-8pm. Families welcome to discover new ideas and learn together; enjoy the exhibits and educational programs. Donation. 1830 Simond Ave, Austin. 469-6200.
Mueller Farmers’ Market – 5-8pm. A slice of farm-fresh heaven in East Austin, in a dreamy setting of Austin’s first airplane hangar in a charming waterfront park. Browning Hangar, 4209 Airport Blvd. TexasFarmersMarket.org/mueller
Community Wellness Hour – 12:45-1:45pm. Free NADA acupuncture, group support, mindfulness exercises and more. AOMA, 4701 Westgate Blvd, Rm E4, Austin. Info: Stephanee Owenby: 492-3076. AOMA.edu.
Environmental Talk Radio – 1-2pm. Shades of Green is a weekly talk radio program featuring personal profiles, information and events. KOOP 91.7FM. ShadesOfGreenMedia.com.
Yin-Inspired Yoga – 6-7pm. Yin-inspired end-of-the-week decompression session with Carrie Ann Paulo, $10. MORE Yoga, Oils and Mindful Living, 188 HWY-21 Bastrop. 512-766-4033. MoreYogaTX.com.
Deep Peace Meditation – 7-8:30pm. Experience the deeply peaceful effects of yoga meditation. No mat needed. Free. Yoga Meditation Group, 13740 Research Blvd, Bldg T, Ste 3, Austin. RSVP: Lisa: 774-4964. YogaMeditationGroup.org.
Meditation and Oneness Blessing – 7:30-9pm. The Oneness Blessing is sacred energy that leads to higher states of consciousness. Donation. Casa de Luz, 1701 Toomey Rd, Austin. AustinOneness.com.
Self-Care Group – 12-12:45pm. We will explore mindfulness, creative movement, guided meditation, and other directives to end your week on a peaceful, joyful note. Austin Dance Therapy, 501 Studios, 501 North IH35, Suite 112, Austin. More info: Laurel Crawford, 512-790-3771.
Complimentary Community Qigong – 8-9am. Weekly class hosted by Stonegate Wellness Schedule changes monthly; call for schedule. 3534 Bee Caves Rd, Ste 101, Austin. Info: 673-0617.
Barton Creek Farmers’ Market – 9am-1pm. Lots of vendors, easy parking and a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, and different meats from local farms and ranches. Barton Creek Square Mall, 1000 Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin. BartonCreekFarmersMarket.org.
Lakeline Farmers’ Market – 9am-1pm. Rain or shine, they’re always celebrating their weekly, open-air market with fresh foods, live music, kids’ entertainment, specialty events, festivals, a café for breakfast or lunch and a great community vibe. Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr, Austin. Facebook.com/CedarParkFM.
SFC Farmers’ Market: Downtown – 9am-1pm. Centrally located, a great selection of vendors and lots of options for breakfast as you shop. 422 Guadalupe St, Austin. SFCFarmersMarket.org.
SFC Farmers’ Market: Sunset Valley – 9am-1pm. Hundreds of loyal customers come to this south Austin market every week, where some farmers have been stationed for more than 12 years. Toney Burger Activity Center and Stadium, 3200 Jones Rd. SFCFarmersMarket.org.
Market Days – Thru Nov. 9am-4pm. 2nd Sat. Visit booths that showcase arts and crafts, jewelry, unique clothing, wood crafts, iron works, festive foods, collectibles and stained glass, while enjoying live music throughout the day from local musicians. Corner of 8th & Main, Georgetown. DowntownGeorgetownAssociationTX.org
3-Set Saturday – 3rd Sat. 12:15-2:15pm. Spice up your practice with this fun and challenging class. Bring mat towel and water. PURE Yoga, 507 Pressler St, Ste 100. PureYogaTexas.com.