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Tue October 14, 2014 1:00 pm

Grey Goose - Summer Soirée

September 7-October 29
Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston
texasmonthly.com

The perfect setting. Exceptionally good company. Enjoy your city's finest venues with a complimentary Grey Goose cocktail as entertaining is raised to new heights. To RSVP for a Summer Soirée event near you, click here .

The Making of Gone With The Wind

September 9-January 4
Harry Ransom Center
Austin
hrc.utexas.edu

Go behind the scenes of one of the classic films of Hollywood's Golden Age. Featuring more than 300 rarely seen and some never-before-exhibited materials, the exhibition is drawn entirely from the Ransom Center's collections and includes on-set photographs, storyboards, correspondence and fan mail, production records, makeup stills, concept art, costume sketches, audition footage, and producer David O. Selznick's memos. The green curtain dress and other gowns worn by Vivien Leigh are displayed together for the first time in more than 25 years.

Dinosaurs Live!

September 15-February 15
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
McKinney
heardmuseum.org 

Walk back in time along a half-mile nature trail with nine life-size animatronic dinosaurs. Watch the dinosaurs move, learn about them, and hear them roar. The exhibit gives families and friends a fun, educational activity to enjoy together. Photo op and play area dinosaurs will be available as well.

SAS Limited Edition Pink Tour

October
Participating SAS retail locations
Nationwide
SASshoes.com

San Antonio Shoemakers is partnering with Breast Cancer Charities of America for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to offer a limited edition women's walking shoe.  During October, SAS will sell the specially designed "Pink Tour" at select retailers, donating a portion of the proceeds to BCCA.  #SASgoesPink

Films of 1939

October 2, November 6, December 4
Harry Ransom Center
Austin
hrc.utexas.edu

The Harry Ransom Center presents the series “Films of 1939” in conjunction with its exhibition "The Making of Gone With the Wind."  The series includes "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (Oct. 2), "Idiot’s Delight" (Nov. 6), and "The Wizard of Oz" (Dec. 4). Learn more here.

Huffington Award Luncheon

October 23
Hilton Americas Houston
Houston
asiasociety.org/Texas

The Huffington Award Luncheon recognizes an individual who has been a major force on the international stage. Named for the Houston oilman and former ambassador who played a leading role in creating Asia Society Texas Center, the Roy M. Huffington Award for Contributions to International Understanding is the highest honor bestowed by the Texas Center. Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ExxonMobil Corporation, has been selected for 2014 and will be in conversation with Andrew H. Card, Jr., the 21st White House Chief of Staff.

Celebrating Women 2014 Luncheon

October 24
Hilton Anatole
Dallas
give.baylorhealth.com

Celebrating Women is the premier breast cancer luncheon in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Every year, it brings together more than 1,200 supporters to increase awareness and generate funding for breast cancer research, diagnosis and treatment. Together, we can find a cure for this disease that affects so many women and families in our community. Over the past 14 years, Celebrating Women donors have raised more than $21 million for the fight against breast cancer. These donations provide the women and men access to advanced diagnostic equipment, innovative clinical research, and most importantly, safe, quality, compassionate care.

The Family Place: Partners Card

October 24-November 2
Participating locations
Dallas
familyplace.org

Over the past 21 years, Partners Card has become the largest fundraiser for The Family Place and is one of the most popular shopping events in the Dallas Metroplex. In 2013, Partners Card celebrated its 21st anniversary with more than 750 participating retailers and restaurants selling 14,600 cards and raising $1,150,884 for The Family Place. In its history, the community has helped raise more than $14 million through the Partners Card program. 100% of your Partners Card purchase goes directly to supporting survivors of family violence.

Texas Book Festival

October 25-26
State Capitol
Austin
texasbookfestival.org

The Texas Book Festival celebrates authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. The signature event has evolved into one of the premier literary events in the country and takes place in and around the State Capitol in Austin, hosting about 250 authors each year. More than 40,000 book lovers of all ages attend the festival annually, enjoying  author sessions,  live music, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, the late-night Lit Crawl Austin event, and more.

An Evening With Farm Aid

October 25
Luscombe Farm
Anna
farmaid.org

An Evening With Farm Aid is the event series dedicated to an intimate celebration of local family farm food, incredible music, and community. Farm Aid will celebrate the region's family farmers with a cocktail reception followed by dinner in the field and live music. All proceeds benefit Farm Aid's 2014 grant program. To RSVP for this event, visit farmaid.org/luscombe.

Amber Lounge Austin: The Ultimate Grand Prix Weekend

November 1-2
Amber Lounge
Austin
amber-lounge.com

Amber Lounge is returning to the Lone Star State for a stylish weekend of decadence with unrivalled service guaranteed to leave the A-list audience mesmerized. Amber Lounge Austin will be held on November 1-2, as the action moves from racetrack to dance floor. VIP guests will find themselves rubbing shoulders with F1 drivers, Hollywood stars, supermodels, and business magnates during the evening’s glamorous entertainments, which will include a live performance from superstar vocalist John Martin, known for his work with Swedish House Mafia.

Dreams Gala

Boys and Girls Clubs of Austin Area
November 14
Four Seasons
Austin
bgcaustin.org

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Austin Area present an evening including cocktails, dinner, ZACH performers, and more.  Stay late or come later for the “After-party of Your Dreams” with DJ Manny, open bar, and midnight snacks. The Dreams Gala tickets are $300 and After Party of Your Dreams tickets are $100. #DREAMSGALA

GENaustin's We Are Girls Conference

November 15
Austin High School
Austin
wearegirls.org

GENaustin’s We Are Girls Conference is a statewide annual event that helps girls explore the issues of bullying, body image, and being a girl. Skill-building workshops and dynamic presentations are

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