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CAPITALINES

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A PUBLICATION BY THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF AUSTIN


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LEADERSHIP 2019-2020

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CAPITALINES EDITORIAL Editor Sheridan Butler Binford Editor-Elect Rekha Roarty Editorial Director Jennifer McKeon Design Director Stacy Reed Ad Sales Director Victoria Huffines Photography Director Mildred Hammond Sustaining Advisors Gay Puckett and Mary LeDuc

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Danielle Lobsinger and Paige Richards

CONTRIBUTING DESIGNERS Laurie Ebers and Megan Nyitray

AD SALES ASSISTANTS Photo by: Cat Mattingly Photography

The Junior League of Austin Board of Directors inside the Community Impact Center’s lobby. PRESIDENT Carrie Semple PRESIDENT-ELECT Lyndsey Crawford TREASURER Michelle Lupton RECORDING SECRETARY Laura Lee Daigle COMMUNITY VP Haley Gardiner ADMINISTRATIVE VP Claudia Legarreta COMMUNICATIONS VP Dionne Barner FUND DEVELOPMENT VP Stefanie Bertram MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT VP Nicole Elliott MEMBER-AT-LARGE Deanna Manford-Schobey MEMBER-AT-LARGE Yvette Ruiz Krumhansl SUSTAINING PRESIDENT Casie Wenmohs BYLAWS Jennifer Kalinowski TREASURER-ELECT Abby Raines NOMINATING CHAIR Laura Robinson STRATEGIC PLANNING CHAIR Earind Carter TECHNOLOGY CHAIR Kristen Reynolds ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT Jolie Cypert

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OUR MISSION The Junior League of Austin is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

2019-2020 Capitalines Committee


CONNECT A LETTER FROM THE

PRESIDENT On behalf of the over 2,600 Junior League of Austin members, welcome to our 44th annual A Christmas Affair! A Christmas Affair is a market with a mission. Every dollar raised during this five-day event will provide much-needed funding that makes our signature programs and nonprofit partnerships possible. The Junior League of Austin is a dynamic women’s leadership organization committed to our mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the greater Austin community. Every year, we partner with a diverse group of 25 to 30 local non-profits – providing them much needed funding as well as volunteers. Our members also impact the lives of local families through our signature programs: Food in Tummies: For 10 years, The Junior League of Austin has provided backpacks of nutritious food to two elementary schools in Del Valle Independent School District.

Photo by: Cat Mattingly Photography

Coats for Kids: Distributing new and gently used coats to over 30,000 children each December. Kids in Cool Shoes: Our newest signature program matches children with a new pair of athletic shoes.

Every dollar raised during this five-day event will provide much-needed funding that makes our signature programs and non-profit partnerships possible.

These programs are entirely planned, lead, and executed by our members in their capacity as volunteers with our organization. In total, the women of The Junior League of Austin will provide over $650,000 in funding and spend over 160,000 hours volunteering within our community this year. This fall, we officially opened our new Headquarters – The Junior League of Austin Community Impact Center, or CIC. Located at 5330 Bluffstone Lane, we have room to support our mission and signature programs. Additionally, meeting space is available to rent for events large and small. Thank you for choosing to celebrate the beginning of the holidays at A Christmas Affair this year! The women of The Junior League of Austin are grateful for your support!

Carrie Semple President, 2019-2020 The Junior League of Austin

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LEGACY A LETTER FROM THE

SUSTAINING PRESIDENT In our fast-paced times, this phrase makes us pause and take a breath, thinking of holidays past. This year’s A Christmas Affair theme, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” evokes feelings and memories of family, togetherness, excitement and tradition. In that spirit, and on behalf of the Sustaining Members of The Junior League of Austin, welcome to 2019’s A Christmas Affair! Austin today is tremendously different from the Austin of 50, or even 20 years ago; but the qualities that we cherish most in our city – compassion, generosity and creativity – have endured.

Photo by: Cat Mattingly Photography

This is also true for The Junior League of Austin (JLA). Women’s lives are evolving and how we volunteer is adapting. The League, founded in 1934, is changing along with the times. This year we made our biggest move yet, literally! The opening of our new home, the Community Impact Center (CIC), is the culmination of more than ten years of planning, preparation and tireless effort. In the CIC, we will find new and innovative ways to fulfill our mission of improving the community, developing the potential of women and promoting volunteerism. As Sustaining President for 2019-2020, I’m honored to represent the League’s 1,288 Sustaining Members, the JLA “alumnae”. Having completed our years of Active League service, we are now engaged in the community, applying the many skills we learned through our time in the League. I’m grateful for our Sustainers’ continued support and involvement.

Women’s lives are evolving and how we volunteer is adapting.

A Christmas Affair is a tremendous endeavor, involving months of planning, thousands of volunteer hours and generous donor support. Without this incredible event, which raises funds for our community projects and programs, The Junior League of Austin would not be able to give back yearround. Thank you for being here with us for A Christmas Affair!

Casie Wenmohs Sustaining President, 2019-2020 The Junior League of Austin

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PARTNERS & PROGRAMS

The Junior League of Austin (JLA) provides volunteers and funding to area non-profits for the benefit and enrichment of the Austin community and the development and education of League volunteers. Below is a summary of volunteers and funds that are allocated to each project or program that the JLA supports. To learn more about these projects and programs please visit www.jlaustin.org.

Community Projects

2019-2020 COMMUNITY ADVISORS

Project

Volunteers

Funds

Austin Creative Reuse

20

$2,600

Ballet Austin

14

$11,500

Elizabeth Christian

B.I.G. Love Cancer Center

14

$0

Breakthrough

20

$3,000

Carrying Hope

6

$4,000

President Elizabeth Christian and Associates Public Relations

Center for Child Protection

19

$12,000

Central Texas Food Bank

25

$4,000

Children’s Diabetes Camp of Central Texas

27

$0

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Travis County

16

$13,500

Down Home Ranch

10

$1,000

Dress for Success Austin

32

$16,000

Drive a Senior Northwest

23

$5,500

Global VP of Business Development Whole Foods Market

Emancipet

25

$4,000

Nikki Graham

Generation Serve

8

$0

Girls Empowerment Network

8

$12,000

President Bank of America Austin

Humane Society of Austin & Travis County

20

$0

Mobile Loaves & Fishes

10

$10,000

Mother's Milk Bank at Austin

20

$16,000

Partnerships for Children

14

$0

ROCK, Ride On Center for Kids

11

$10,000

Ron Kessler

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas

48

$12,000

Ron Kessler Group, LLC

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid

6

$13,000

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

13

$0

Edna Ramon Butts

The SAFE Alliance

13

$7,000

The Salvation Army Austin Area Command

10

$5,000

The Settlement Home

10

$5,900

The Thinkery

12

$10,000

We Are Blood

12

$4,000

Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center

12

$13,000

Women’s Storybook Project of Texas

6

$4,000

Zach Scott Theatre Center

75

$0

The Junior League of Austin Programs Project

Volunteers

Funds

Coats for Kids (CFK)

32

$157,599

Done-in-a-Day

41

$0.00

FIT - Food in Tummies

38

$236,612

KICS - Kids in Cool Shoes

13

$51,999

Playhouse Singers

22

$315

Spanish Immersion “Si”

7

$0.00

UT String Project

0

$2,000

Con Mi MADRE Scholarships

0

$2,000

Total 2019-2020 Community Volunteers & Community Contributions

712

$645,525

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FEATURE

Community Impact Center

The Strength of Women Welcome Home to the Community Impact Center! By: Paige Richards

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Photography: Mildred Hammond

fter over 10 years of strategic planning, hard work, and determination, The Junior League of Austin (JLA) has officially moved into their new home: the Community Impact Center (CIC). What started out as a dream has turned into a reality. While JLA settles into its new home, the CIC is readily available to host different groups and organizations. There are several rooms available, equipped and ready to serve

The Junior League of Austin’s Community Impact Center. a variety of functions. While the building was designed to support and enhance JLA’s current initiatives, it is also a new premier event venue and meeting space that is available for rent to all members of the local community. Those who utilize the space are also supporting the mission of JLA: an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. True to its Austin roots, the CIC is situated amongst numerous well-established trees. Great care was taken

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by JLA to highlight the natural beauty of the landscape. On the balcony, visitors may hear the locust and feel a calm breeze, as if in a peaceful sanctuary. The 48,000 square foot building features four meeting and event spaces on the first level and five on the second. Located on the first floor is the Community Ballroom. This room provides a place for League members (Active, Provisional, and Sustaining) to gather, hold social events, and work on League supported community projects. The CIC also has an attached parking garage that includes over 200 covered spaces.

“Because of all the added space CIC provides, the FIT Pantry will now have the availability to order larger food shipments in bulk for its inventory, rather than ordering food on a weekly basis.”

A stunning feature of the Community Impact Center is the large wraparound porch located on the backside of the first and second floors. From the porch, visitors can enjoy the scenery around the dry creek that weaves along the back of the property. Enhanced with carefully chosen, chic patio furniture, the porch is the perfect gathering location. The North side of the porch boasts a beautiful view of the Oak Grove. Walk down the stairs and take in the beauty of the peaceful surroundings. With its convenient central location, the CIC is truly an oasis right

Alexsandria DeLeon, FIT Pantry Co-Chair

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in the heart of Austin. This is the perfect setting for the next chapter in the League’s history. The CIC will become a hub of positive impact by supporting not only the endeavors of the JLA, but also those of our community partners. Three JLA projects that needed additional room were Kids in Cool Shoes (KICS), Food In Tummies (FIT) and Coats For Kids (CFK). Space and amenities for continued expansion and growth were taken into consideration when designing the CIC. The increased space allows for greater productivity, storage and improved organization, while also incorporating features to enhance the capabilities of JLA programs. KICS is the newest program of JLA and needed a dedicated space. Located in the FIT room, this space will provide a place for the committee to organize and sort shoes prior to distribution. KICS Recipient Eligibility Coordinator, Sandra Nava, notes the loading dock at CIC is a place “where shoes can easily be delivered. This will provide a considerable improvement to our delivery logistics!” In addition to the KICS space, Nava is

excited about the CIC for other reasons: “I love that our organization will have a place to gather together and converge our ideas and experiences with the common focus of helping the Austin community. I am excited about the strong, smart and united women that will fill this center for years to come and the impact they will make to each other and our community.” FIT Pantry Co-Chair Alexsandria DeLeon is thrilled about how her committee benefits from the move to the CIC: “Because of all the added space the CIC provides, the FIT Pantry will now have the availability to order larger food shipments in bulk for its inventory, rather than ordering food on a weekly basis.” Adequate space is a crucial part of the FIT program. CFK is enthusiastic and ready. Beth Bowers, Logistics Coordinator, stated, “So much of what we do is plan. I feel the CIC will help invigorate us to try new ideas!” Bowers is also excited “to welcome our amazing CFK sponsors.” She believes the CIC highlights what a strong group of women with a common commitment to making Austin a better place can achieve.

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“I love that our organization will have a place to gather together and converge our ideas and experiences with the common focus of helping the Austin community. I am excited about the strong, smart, and united women that will fill this center for years to come and the impact they will make to each other and our community.” Sandra Nava, KICS Recipient Eligibility Coordinator L to R: Beth Bowers, Sandra Nava and Alexsandria DeLeon

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Community Impact Center

Additionally, the Community Impact Center has event and meeting space available for rent to the community at large. The Junior League of Austin strategically established a revenue-generating solution of providing world-class space for rent in order to support the ongoing operations of this beautiful facility. The League encourages members of the community to book their next event, meeting or social gathering at the CIC. All booking proceeds go directly to support the mission, projects and community partners of JLA. The Junior League of Austin is grateful for the opportunity to create and design a new Austin landmark as it continues to grow and find new ways to provide additional resources and support for the Austin non-profit community. The CIC is the launchpad for League members and those serving the Central Texas community to go out into this world and make a lasting impact, for it’s not the building itself that creates the legacy, but that which is done within.

you would like to give to the Community Impact Center, all donations can be made at jlaustin.org. Not only do donations support The Junior League of Austin, but also the community which JLA serves.

To book an event or meeting at the Community Impact Center, please email cicrental@jlaustin.org for more information.

If you or someone you know would like to book an event or meeting at the Community Impact Center, please email cicrental@jlaustin.org for more information. If

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IMPACT

Food In Tummies

10 Years of FIT and The Future This year, Food in Tummies (FIT), a signature program of The Junior League of Austin, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. Each year, FIT continues to grow in an effort to serve local children. By: Rekha Roarty

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or most students, school is a fun, but stressful time. Stress can extend into the weekend where kids worry about homework, school projects and playground issues. Some children, however, also worry about food on the weekends. At Hillcrest and Baty Elementary in Del Valle Independent School District (DVISD), approximately 1,000 students rely on free breakfasts and lunches provided by their school during the week. On the weekends when the school cafeteria is closed, these children do not have a guaranteed meal. The Junior League of Austin’s (JLA) program, Food in Tummies (FIT), aims to resolve this source of stress by providing weekend nutrition to food-insecure children in DVISD. Unfortunately, lack of a reliable source of regular food, known as food insecurity, is a common problem throughout Texas. Over 1.8 million students across the state suffer from food insecurity, which can contribute to chronic absenteeism, poor performance on tests and emotional difficulties. Through FIT, JLA has closely collaborated with DVISD since 2009 to provide healthy,

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weekend food choices to food-insecure children. DVISD was selected because it was labeled a “food desert.” A food desert is an area where nutritious, high-quality food choices are often not easily available. Throughout the school year, JLA members volunteer in the FIT Pantry each week where healthy, donated food is safely stored, sorted and packaged into backpacks. JLA volunteers deliver nearly 1,000 backpacks weekly to Hillcrest Elementary and Baty Elementary. In addition to food, each backpack contains bilingual flyers with information on making healthy food choices and tips on how to stay active. Students are responsible for returning their backpacks to school each Monday, where the backpacks are picked up by a JLA volunteer and brought back to the Community Impact Center (CIC) to be cleaned and refilled for the following weekend. Each year, hundreds of JLA members-Provisionals, Actives and Sustainers--spend hours sorting food, packing backpacks, delivering the backpacks and volunteering at school events to promote FIT initiatives, such as healthy lifestyles. Recently, FIT volunteers have been able to get involved Page Sponsored By: Sun Connor in honor of Danny and Max


L to R: On a chilly February morning, students from DVISD joined JLA volunteers for a fun FIT field day. Hillcrest students celebrate the end of a great year at the Pep Rally. Thank you notes from students to the JLA for the new FIT t-shirts! JLA volunteers load up FIT bags to be delivered to students in their classrooms. JLA Volunteers Cat Mattingly, Cathy McHorse and Hadley Hempel. JLA members deliver FIT bags on an early Friday morning.

in teaching students about healthy lifestyle choices by participating in school initiatives. As education on healthy food choices can be the first step in creating lifelong beneficial habits, these opportunities help advance FIT initiatives. Volunteers lead bilingual, healthy cooking classes at the schools as well as active, afterschool programs. Additionally, volunteers can participate at FIT pep rallies, which have been particularly popular with students. These biannual events encourage students to live active lifestyles and make healthy food choices. “While FIT may have changed over the years, the one thing that has remained the same is FIT’s focus on benefiting the community and positively impacting children’s lives,” explains Elizabeth Peña, FIT Chair. The Junior League of Austin hopes to expand FIT’s impact on Austin. The move into CIC provided additional space for FIT to grow as a program and to expand its reach throughout Austin. Alexsandria DeLeon, one of the current FIT Pantry Co-Chairs, says she enjoys the larger space for her committee and hopefully in the future, the additional space will allow FIT to serve additional schools. “I would

love for FIT to have the capabilities to serve more schools/ districts, as well as provide food to children throughout the summer and winter breaks,” shares DeLeon. The Junior League of Austin and FIT aim to continue to work towards providing weekend nutrition for Austin students to focus on building bright futures through their education.

“While FIT may have changed over the years, the one thing that has remained the same is FIT’s focus on benefiting the community and positively impacting children’s lives.” Elizabeth Peña, FIT Chair The Junior League of Austin  19


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A Letter from A Christmas Affair Chair Courtney Dickey Welcome Home to the 44th annual Junior League of Austin’s (JLA) A Christmas Affair, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”. This year’s theme celebrates holidays spent at home with loved ones and captures the anticipation of JLA’s first Christmas in its new home, the Community Impact Center (CIC). To fully embrace the theme, we transformed Palmer Events Center into a festive holiday home. From the front patio at the entrance, to the library bar and cozy living room, to the upstairs Gingerbread Loft, no details were left unnoticed.

There are many firsts to celebrate at this year’s A Christmas Affair (ACA)! Providing additional food options for our patrons, the Hometown Food Court features three local food trucks with rotating menus. We centered Wednesday’s Opening Night party around one of the most beloved family traditions: the lighting of the Christmas tree. To increase the number and variety of merchants for our guests to shop, we introduced The Gingerbread Loft on Thursday and Friday highlighting Texas businesses and products. Speaking of firsts, December 25, 2019 will be JLA’s first Christmas in its new home, the Community Impact Center. CIC, located at 5330 Bluffstone Lane in Northwest Austin, opened its doors in August 2019. It serves as the new central hub for meetings and gatherings for over 2,500

Photo by: Cat Mattingly Photography

JLA members. In addition, and equally important, it is a building dedicated to serving our city. CIC is the place where League members come together in partnership with the community, united by a resolve to “do something” in response to today’s pressing needs. ACA is made possible by its generous sponsors, The Junior League of Austin volunteers and its loyal patrons who return year after year to be a part of this special tradition. An enormous thank you to the 2019 A Christmas Affair Committee! These exceptional 79 women have worked tirelessly on this event since March. They take time away from family, work and other commitments to ensure that this week is everything our guests and merchants have come to expect from ACA. On a personal note, thank you to my family. They are a constant reminder that there truly is no place like home. “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” is a beloved Christmas carol with a melancholy message. The song is written from the perspective of a WWII soldier who hopes to be home for Christmas, “if only in [his] dreams.” Whether you will be home for the holidays, or apart from family but together in spirit, we hope that this year’s A Christmas Affair evokes feelings of comfort and joy. So, again, welcome! We invite you to make yourself at home.

Courtney Dickey 2019 A Christmas Affair Chair

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2019 A Christmas Affair Courtney Dickey A Christmas Affair Chair

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A Christmas Affair Chair Elect

Robin Burch

Assistant to the Chair

Art Design & Layout: Adriana Cuthbert (Co-Chair), Sarah Matz (Co-Chair), Lara Anton, Lindsay Durr. Auction: Lisa Galloway (Co-Chair), Siiri Marquardt (Co-Chair), Tara Holman (Business Manager), Meredith Ankenbauer, Kelly Bodu-Tarrant, Kelsey Hagar. Children’s Events: Wendy Johnson (Co-Chair), Tania Leskovar-Owens (Co-Chair), Ashley Collins, Elise Richardson, Julie Short. Decorations: Libby Miller (Co-Chair), Katie Walker (Co-Chair), Jennifer Williams (Business Manager), Kristen Williams (Business Manager), Whitney Broughton, Brittny Rendano, Allison Winney. Facilities: Sara Hogan (Co-Chair), Krista White Arnold (Co-Chair). Food & Beverage: Ashley Aarons (Chair), Jillian Copeland, Sarah McIlroy. Guest Relations: Alanna Edwards (Chair), Kathryn McGee, Kate Rhodes. Hospitality: Benee Arndt (Chair), Tamiko Kelly, Chrissy Ryska. Merchandise: Jessica Castrejana (Chair), Deidra Floyd, Laci Ganninger. Page 22

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Presenting Committee A Christmas Affair is The Junior League of Austin’s largest fundraiser. We extend a huge thank you to all of our sponsors, donors, merchants and volunteers who have worked tirelessly to make this year’s A Christmas Affair a success.

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Merchants: Lyndsay Kerr (Co-Chair), Sharon Morgan (Co-Chair), Lindsay Boroush, Lura Edge, Jaclyn Marroquin, Krystle Pleitz, Lauren Reed, Jeni Williams. Parties: Ashley Bias (Co-Chair), Natalie Sheridan (Co-Chair), Sarah Gooding, Erin Kent. Placement: Melissa Golding (Co-Chair), Rami Legha (Co-Chair). Public Relations: Rachel Zander (Coordinator), Brooke Feachen, Brittany Richardson. Sustaining Advisors: Holly Mace Massingill (Lead Advisor), Jessica Balladares-Bennett, Paula Chaney, Leslie Moore, Holly Priestner, Nancy Wade, Gayle Vickers. Technology: Melinda Boe (Co-Coordinator), Emily Rice (Co-Coordinator). Tickets: Rebecca McCormick (Co-Chair), Erica Shelgren (Co-Chair), Amy Miller, Katrina Natale, Charlotte Williams. Traffic & Security: Erin Arnold (Co-Chair), Amy Hudson (Co-Chair), Rachel Beaulieu, Emily Franke, Brooke Morgan, Whitney Oppermann, Arden Wimberly. Treasury: Mimi Braun, Elissa Pate. page sponsored by: Melissa Tait

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Go Mad for Plaid at our evening cocktail party, one of the most popular A Christmas Affair events! Special Guest Jack Ingram will perform. Tickets: $75 per guest Sponsor: Centerpoint Energy Saturday, November 23, 8-10 a.m.

Wake up early for our Sunrise Sip & Shop,Jingle & Mingle. Enjoy two hours of private shopping before the market opens to the public while sipping on your complimentary glass of sparkling wine. Tickets: $40 per guest Tickets to all events are available for purchase online at AChristmasAffair.com. All tickets purchased will be delivered electronically. Market day passes are available online and at the door. Page 24

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Wake up early for breakfast, Get cozy and settle in as Santa reads gingerbread, and a Santa sighting at ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas There’s Snow Place Like Home. at our new dinner with Santa. Tickets: $35 per Guest Tickets: $35 per Guest Join Santa and his friends for a pancake breakfast at

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our lunch with Santa. Tickets: $35 per Guest Tickets: $35 per Guest Gingerbread Treats Provided by: Make it Sweet Santa’s corner sponsored by: St. David’s HealthCare

PHOTOS w i t h SANTA

Friday, November 22, 11: 00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Photography by:

Michael Barker photography

Santa Photo Packages

Package 1 ($35): One (1) high-resolution digital image downloaded by client via code/link sticker given during client session + one (1) 4x6 photo printed on site. Photographer commits to delivering digital images to clients within one (1) week of the respective Photo Session. Package 2 ($55): Three (3) high-resolution digital images as selected by client, downloaded by client via code/link sticker given during client session + one (1) 4x6 photo printed on site. Photographer commits to delivering digital images to clients within one (1) week of the respective Photo Session. Package 3 ($75): Five (5) high-resolution digital images as selected by client, downloaded by client via code/link sticker given during client session + one (1) 4x6 photo printed on site. Photographer commits to delivering digital images to clients within one (1) week of the respective Photo Session. page sponsored by: No Owwiebooboo Children’s Apparel

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Market Information Market Sponsor: IBC Bank

Market Days: Tickets $

15

per day

Thursday, November 21, Noon - 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 22, 10 :00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 10 :00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 10 :00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Browse more than 230 carefully selected local and national merchants at our holiday market cozy enough to call home. Children five years and under may enter at no charge during the regular market hours. Strollers, rolling bags and pull carts are not permitted inside Palmer Events Center.

Guest services Sponsor: Jack Brown Cleaners Bags getting too heavy? A Christmas Affair now offers Elf Assistance! Call (512) 532-2602 from wherever you are in Palmer Events Center and a Junior League elf will pick up your bags and check them for you! Elf Assistance is just $4 plus the $3 per-item storage fee. Avoid the hassle of lugging your bags to the garage! Just use the

Santa Sleigh Delivery

and for $5 we will bring your bags to your car in the front circle drive. Check an Item (Bag/Coat/Stroller) $3 per item Extra Shopping Bag $2.

Parking

Shuttle Sponsor: Capitol Chevrolet Parking is available at Barton Creek Square Mall on Thursday, November 21, through Sunday, November 24, and at ZACH Theatre on Thursday, November 21, through Friday, November 22, with complimentary shuttle service to and from Palmer Events Center. Please check www.AChristmasAffair.com for the shuttle schedule. Paid parking is available at Palmer Events Center on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking is prohibited within the neighborhoods surrounding Palmer Events Center during A Christmas Affair. For more information visit:

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A Christmas Affair Holiday Decor Sale Would you love to see some of the decor used at “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” in your own home? All decorations used at A Christmas Affair are for sale at below retail prices. Stop by The Junior League of Austin booth near the main tree to select and purchase your favorites. We also encourage you to visit our Holiday Decor Sale on Friday, December 6th - Sunday, December 8th from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily at The Junior League of Austin’s Community Impact Center, 5330 Bluffstone Lane, Austin, TX 78759.

A Surprise Treat… Pick-a-Package!

Merchandise

2019 A Christmas Affair personalized Ornament

$25

Short-sleeved A Christmas Affair logo T-shirt

$18

Stop by the Junior League of Austin booth near the main tree during A Christmas Affair to purchase your pick-a-package for just $50! Each package contains gift cards valued at $100 that can be used during A Christmas Affair at participating merchants.

Long-sleeved Home for the $24 Holidays green T-shirt White puffy vest with the A $45 Christmas Affair logo Long-sleeved chambray shirt $30 with bow

Ultimate Diamonds & Domain Raffle

Sponsor: Diamonds Direct Enter the 2019 A Christmas Affair Ultimate Diamonds and Domain Raffle for a weekend getaway prize valued at $5,000.00!! This incredible package includes: • A 2-Night Stay at the Westin Domain Austin • A Couples’ Massage at Massage Sway at the Domain • Dinner for 2 at Fleming’s Steakhouse at the Domain AND…a Stunning 1ctw Diamond Pendant from our Sponsor Diamonds Direct!! Tickets are $25 for one or you can purchase a value bundle of 5 tickets for $100 (a $25 savings!). There will only be one Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected based on a random drawing. Chances of winning depend on the number of entries received. The Grand Prize Winner will be announced Sunday, November 24th at 3:30 p.m. Need not be present to win. The Junior League of Austin

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A Christmas Affair Past Chairs

1976 Anne S. Carlson, A Christmas Affair 1977 Nancy Buford, A Christmas Affair 1978 Bitsy Henderson, A Charles Dickens Christmas 1979 Amy Jenness, A Texas Christmas 1980 Ellen Yarrell, A Christmas Affair 1981 Libby Malone, A Christmas Confection 1982 Mary Herman, Fiesta de Navidad 1983 Anne Winn, A Country Christmas 1984 Susan Baker, Christmas Around the World 1985 Chris Attal, A Colonial Williamsburg Christmas 1986 Melissa Jackson, A Nutcracker Christmas 1987 Nancy Nation, Fete de Noel 1988 Patty Huffines, A New York Christmas 1989 Lucie Taylor, Twas the Night Before Christmas 1990 Susan Parker, Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree 1991 Donna Stockton, Christmas and All That Jazz 1992 Celeste Stark, The Magic of Christmas Past 1993 K.K. (Katherine) Rice, A Christmas Affair to Remember 1994 Nancy Prideaux, An Enchanted Christmas 1995 Amanda Beck, Christmas in the Mountains 1996 Julie Oles, An Old World Christmas 1997 Sherie Krause, Heavenly Holidays 1998 Hillary Anderson, A White Christmas 1999 Elizabeth Ateyeh, Celebrate the Season 2000 Lisa Rodman, A Bon Voyage Christmas 2001 Sharman Reed, Deck the Halls 2002 Laura Mauro, A Royal Holiday 2003 Beth Plater, Christmas in the Quarter 2004 Tamra Beasley, Bellisimo Natale 2005 Sandy Alcala, A Classic Hollywood Christmas 2006 Betsy Kirksey, Christmas in Austin: Home for the Holidays 2007 Kelly Goulding, The Gift of the Magi 2008 Gayla Zachry, Noel de Paris 2009 Stacy Dollar, It’s a Wild Holiday 2010 Cathy Northcutt, Enchanted 2011 Trish Koester, The Magic of Christmas 2012 Marilyn Orr Willson, The Twelve Days of Christmas 2013 Holly Mace Massingill, Winter Wonderland 2014 Tina McCutchin, Christmas in the City 2015 Holly Wilkerson Priestner, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas in Texas Y’all 2016 Leslie Moore, Merry and Bright 2017 Stacy Reed, Haute Holiday 2018 Lyndsey Crawford, Joyeux Noel Page 28

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Hometown Food Court Sponsor: Brandywine Realty Trust

Bohemian Barbecue | RedFin Seafood Kitchen | The Peached Tortilla We are thrilled to bring an Austin favorite to A Christmas Affair: Food

Trucks

Located on the west outdoor terrace, the Hometown Food Court is the place to find yummy cuisine for both lunch and dinner. We are proudly offering selections from: Bohemian Barbecue, RedFin Seafood Kitchen and The Peached Tortilla.

All meals include an entree, side and water. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available.

$

15

per meal

Don’t want to have to find a seat? Reserve your table for 10 for $300! Tables can be reserved online and at the west outdoor terrace ticket booth. Food Court Hours:

Thursday, November 21, Noon - 6:00 p.m. Friday, November 22, 11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Nyle Maxwell Home Team Tailgate

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Join us on the west outdoor terrace for an all-day college football watch party! Want to shop but don’t want to miss the big game? Now you don’t have to choose! The Hometown Food Court will be taken over by college fans and beautiful cars provided by our generous sponsor Nyle Maxwell Family of Dealerships.

Author Meet and Greet and Book Signings

A Christmas Affair 2019 Pop-Up

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Alicia Peru

Cool CLever Gifts

Angela West Designs

Runaway Luna Lifestyle

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Toni’s Toffee

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Lulo Texas Cowhide Creations

ELLA Pajamas

NO Owwiebooboo Children’s Apparel

Hemlock & Heather

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Shops

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Alma Boutique

Colores Collective

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Emma Jane Designs

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Pop-Up Shops are open on Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22 only

page sponsored by: Kendall & Andrew Guinn

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page sponsored by: Keri Bellacosa Walling, ACA Chair 2020

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MERCHANT DIRECTORY New Merchant

Adelante Boutique

Austin, TX Adelante Boutique carries hundreds of fashions, fun shoes, great jewelry and furniture. Often vintage-inspired, but always with a distinctly modern. twist. www.adelanteaustin.com Booth Number: 322, 324, 326, 328 ADORN Boutique

Bee Cave, TX Moderately priced current styles for Moms and daughters. Sporty casual clothing brands, jewelry and accessories. www.adornaustin.com Booth Number: 638, 640, 642 Alabama Sweet Tea Co.

Montgomery, AL Custom blend of high-quality sweet tea and gift items. www.alabamasweettea.com Booth Number: 116, 118 Alicia Peru

Seattle, WA Sustainable Women’s Luxury: premium alpaca coats, capes, shawls, scarves, silver jewelry with small home furnishing and gifts. Designed in Seattle & made globally. www.aliciaperu.com Booth Number: U101* All About Dips

Kansas City, MO All natural gourmet dips. No preservatives, no MSG, no sugar, low in sodium and gluten free. www.AllAboutDips.com Booth Number: 113 Allred Leather Company

Austin, TX Handmade leather goods for Home Decor, Women’s Adornments, Men’s Travel Accessories, Key Carriers, Wallets, Purses and More. www.allredleathercompany.com Booth Number: 208 Alma Boutique

Austin, TX Women’s young contemporary clothing. Cute dresses, trendy sweaters, jackets, tops, rompers and jumpsuits. Women’s accessories and gifts. www.shopatalma.com Booth Number: U117, U119* Alyn Vaughn

Nashville, TN Jewelry with a purpose! Alyn Vaughn advocates for Student Apprenticeships. A college degree is no longer enough, and not the only way to create a path to success. www.alynvaughn.com Booth Number: 202

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Amberleaf

Austin, TX Classic Clothing for the Modern Woman. Offering coats, vests, blazers and jackets, including the popular Game-Day selections. www.Amberleaf.com Booth Number: 536 American Duke Apparel Co.

Austin, TX American Duke was created to bring America a brand that truly represents our nation. We’ve created our company from the deepest roots of the American Spirit - Patriotism, Grit, and Free-Spiritedness. Out of many, American Duke is one. www.americanduke.com Booth Number: 641 Angela West Designs

arloom

Wimberley, TX Handwoven Textiles + Leather Goods www.arloom.com Booth Number: 201, 203 Artisans Thrive

Denver, CO Modern, unique, and quality global goods made by and supporting women worldwide. www.artisansthrive.com Booth Number: K6 Au Mexique

Paris, TX Boho luxe leather handbags and accessories that are handcrafted by artisans in Mexico using premium quality leather. www.au-mexique.com Booth Number: 625

Rosenburg, TX Handcrafted jewelry and accessories made with exotic skins and furs, precious stones and metals, creating a contemporary western appeal. www.facebook.com/AngelaWestDesigns/ Booth Number: U100*

Austin Cake Ball

Animal Packers

Austin Canine Central

Cedar Park, TX Kids backpacks that are washable, ethically-sourced, super-cute, come with a care bag for wash day, a removable name tag, and in colorable gift box. www.animalpackers.com Booth Number: 152 Anna Irion

Houston, TX The Anna Irion collection is a sophisticated line of luxury wraps made with the finest cashmere and wool with a rich alchemy of the finest furs. www.AnnaIrion.com Booth Number: 123 Annie’s Metal Outlet

Springtown, TX We feature the latest trends in seasonal home and garden decor. Booth Number: 627, 629, 726, 728 Arboretum Skincare

Austin, TX Artisan soaps, lotions, bath bombs and candles. Handmade in Austin, Texas. Vegan & Bee-gan friendly. Booth Number: 342 ARCHd

Memphis, TN ARCHd - image transfers on wood and marble with original photography and graphic designs by two sisters. www.getarchd.com Booth Number: 213

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Austin, TX Artisan & locally crafted cake balls and assorted chocolate covered treats. www.austincakeball.com Booth Number: 542 Austin, TX Cool collars, leashes, gifts and treats for dogs and dog lovers. www.austincaninecentral.com Booth Number: 555, 557 Authenticaa

Austin, TX Authentic art and home decor from reclaimed wood and metal. www.authenticaa.com Booth Number: 127 Baba & Pop’s Handmade Pierogi

Denver, CO Handmade, from scratch pierogi. Sold frozen by the dozen! www.babaandpops.com Booth Number: 200 Bali Sterling Silver

St. Louis, MO Sterling silver jewels including 18kt gold, turquoise, topaz, larimar and more. handcrafted in Bali. Booth Number: 736 Barbecue Wife

Austin, TX Handcrafted “Junk Free” Craft Cocktail Mixers, Texas BBQ Rubs, t-shirt’s and accessories. www.barbecuewife.com Booth Number: 607


BarneStar Candle Co.

Austin, TX Handcrafted home and fragrance items: candles, melts, car fresheners, room and linen sprays. www.BarneStarCandle.com Booth Number: 205, 207 Bespoke Provisions

Boulder, CO BESPOKE gifts including Swedish Dish Cloths, Gourmet Teas, Sea Salts and Candles. Plus SLEEP OVER brand skincare. www.bespokesalt.com Booth Number: 261 Bird and Pear

San Antonio, Texas We use Mexican Dresses and Latin American textiles to design and manufacture our very own line of gifts and accessories. We also feature beautiful, original Christmas ornaments, decor, gifts for kids and carefully curated items for gift giving. www.thebirdandpear.com Booth Number: 500, 502

Brenham Kitchens

Brenham, TX Gourmet Food Products: made in small batches with no preservatives or artificial flavors - sauces, salsas, jams/jellies/preserves, roasted nuts with no oil or salt, dried fruit and nut/ fruit blends. www.brenhamkitchens.com Booth Number: 216 Brookwood in Georgetown

Georgetown, TX Handmade pottery, soaps, cookies, fudge, and more...all made by adults with special needs. www.brookwoodingeorgetown.org Booth Number: 527, 529 Brush Strokes Pottery

Austin, TX We are a completely mobile paint your own pottery studio specializing in onsite ART parties and custom hand painted keepsakes. www.brushstrokespottery.com Booth Number: 129 Bryan Anthonys

Chicago, IL Sophisticated yet whimsical men’s accessories and traditional clothing. www.birddogbay.com Booth Number: 743

Austin, TX Jewelry and home decor layered with empowering and thoughtful messages. Meaningful gifts for those who mean the most. www.bryananthonys.com Booth Number: 102, 104, 106

BJ Weeks Fine Art

Buffalo Girls

Bird Dog Bay

Madison, MS Hand painted original holiday art, ornaments, soft angels, crosses, churches, hearts and abstracts. www.bjweeksart.com Booth Number: 505

Del Rio, TX Boho Chic with a border flare. Women’s apparel, shoes and Christmas decorations. Booth Number: 549, 551, 553

Black Tie Caramel

Dexter, KS Toy Bow and Arrows with Targets. www.BullseyeBow.com Booth Number: 253, 255

Peoria, AZ Handcrafted Caramel chews & sauces in a variety of flavors along with our delicious Toffee Caramel Crunch, Flavored Salts & Sugars. www.BlackTieCaramel.com Booth Number: 360 Blushing Belle Boutique

Austin, TX We offer women’s clothing, shoes and accessories that are for every age and every size! www.shopblushingbelle.com Booth Number: 257, 259 Brackish

Charleston, SC Men and Women’s Feather Accessories hand crafted by a team of artisans in Charleston, South Carolina. www.brackishbowties.com Booth Number: 541 Brenda Grands Design

Houston, TX Brenda Grands Jewelry and accessories are made in 24k Goldplated and Sterling Silver, including their best seller Texas Line of Jewelry with natural stones. www.brendagrands.com Booth Number: 516

Bullseye Bow

Louisville, MS Caroline Taylor Jewelry specializes in handmade, super chic jewelry, as well as, engraving on-site. www.carolinetaylorjewelry.com Booth Number: 209 Carry It Well!

Waco, TX Hanging garment bags for ladies that are fun and trendy! These are great Christmas and graduation gifts! www.carryitwell.com Booth Number: 220 CASA TRUFFLE®

Tampa, FL CASA TRUFFLE®, we are all about truffles. Our mission is to deliver you the freshest truffles available, as quickly as possible, direct from Alba, Italy. Handmade Truffle salt, truffle honey, truffle oil, truffle tapenade. www.casatruffle.com Booth Number: K2 Cassandra Collections

Austin, TX Inspired by world travels, these unique jewelry pieces are perfect for everyday wear, special occasions or the ultimate gift. www.cassandracollections.com Booth Number: 413 Charleston Shoe Co.

Charleston, SC The Cobblestones-to-Cocktails shoe, hand sewn, machine washable, bunion friendly. Comfy, stylish and affordable shoes. www.charlestonshoeco.com Booth Number: 124 Christmas Carvings, etc.

Bunnies and Bows

Lewisville, TX Originally designed pillowcases, tea towels, tooth pillows and aprons personalized on site. www.bunniesandbows.com Booth Number: 753, 755 BURLEBO

Austin, TX T-shirts, performance shorts, sweatshirts, outerwear, caps and accessories. www.BURLEBO.com Booth Number: 523, 525

Lockhart, TX Hand carved Santas, Christmas ornaments and wood dolls. All carvings are hand painted and carved by local Texas wood carvers. www.christmascarvingsetc.com Booth Number: K4 Clayton & Crume

Louisville, KY Handcrafted leather gifts with complimentary on-site personalization. Proudly made in the U.S.A. www.claytonandcrume.com Booth Number: 355, 357 Cobalt and Curry Artisan Bowls

BuxieJo Bags

Denver, CO Handmade leather bags and accessories built one at a time in Denver, Colorado for the Fashionable Adventurer. www.buxiejobags.com Booth Number: 256 Carmie’s Kitchen

Caroline Taylor Jewelry

Wylie, TX Home of gourmet food including dip mixes, soups and olive oil seasonings, as well as holiday gift items. www.peppersprings.com Booth Number: 700, 702

Carbondale, CO Hand painted, long-lasting, American hardwood salad bowls in vibrant colors. Beautiful detailing. Functional Art! www.cobaltandcurry.com Booth Number: 221 Collective Humanity

Austin, TX Handmade Cambodian textiles & accessories empowering women around the world. www.collectivehu.org Booth Number: 356

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Colores Collective

DGZ Chocolates

ENO Hammocks

Conscious Goods

Dish Envy

Erin’s Earrings

Houston, TX Hand painted custom monogram totes, clutches, and tassels from Marrakesh, Morocco that come in a variety of vibrant colors and textures. www.colorescollective.com Booth Number: U116* Austin, TX Family safe and chemical-free: bath bombs, beeswax candles, therapeutic essential oil rollers and balms, gift sets, all locally handmade. www.consciousgoods.com Booth Number: 710 Cool Clever Gifts

Houston, TX Cute and adorable children’s clothing. The clothing is unique. Appliquéd and handmade sweaters from Peru. Booth Number: U103, U105* Crave Candle Co.

Birmingham, AL Hand poured soy candles and home decor. www.cravecandlesco.com Booth Number: 125 Cuentology Books in Spanish

Austin, TX Curated selection of books in Spanish for kids and bilingual t-shirts. www.cuentology.com Booth Number: K1 Curated by Design With Consignment

Austin, TX Fine vintage and estate jewelry. Unique, luxurious gifts for the home. Crystal, silver, collectibles, art, decor, & holiday floral. new and pre-owned. www.curatedtx.com Booth Number: 254 Deann Art

Franklin, TN Original paintings and giclee prints on gallery-wrapped canvas: florals, angels, churches, barnes and more. Featured in Anthropologie! www.deanndesigns.com Booth Number: 601, 603 Declan

Los Angeles, CA Handmade tees and sweats for all ages. Inspirational comfort clothes with a cause. declan.la Booth Number: 711, 713 Delta Grind

Houston, TX DGZ Chocolates’ products include their award winning toffee, Toffarazzi, a fan favorite sweet and salty confection, Poparazzi and other gourmet chocolates. www.dgzchocolates.com Booth Number: 144, 146 Buda, TX Fine Polish Pottery direct from Boleslawiec, Poland. www.dishenvy.net Booth Number: 110 Divine Goods

Lookout Mountain, TN Beautiful, curated and custom gift boxes for all occasions. Available for shipping nationwide! www.divine-goods.com Booth Number: 240 Dog Collar World

Farmington, AR Stylish pet collars and accessories with optional personalization. Perfect gifts for your favorite dog moms and dads. www.dogcollarworld.com Booth Number: 119, 121 Duck Camp

Austin, TX Premium hunting and fishing apparel. www.duckcamp.com Booth Number: 135, 137, (Tiny House outside on West Patio by Hometown Food Court) El Arroyo Marquee Sign

Austin, TX Since 1975, El Arroyo has been serving up Tex-Mex with a side of laughs on our famous marquee sign that stands on the corner of West 5th and Campbell in Austin, Texas. In 2017, we launched the sign’s first coffee table book, El Arroyo’s Big Book of Signs Volume One and now have an entire gift collection! Makes a great gift for friends or loved ones. www.elarroyo.com/store Booth Number: 316 ELLA Pajamas

Beaumont, TX Cool to the touch, comfy cozy pajamas. Nightie and Cami have a built in shelf bra with a ruffle that is adorably monogrammed. www.ellabydenisemclaughlin.com Booth Number: U115 Embellish Nails & Boutique

Oxford, MS Stone-Ground Products: Yellow Corn Grits, Corn Meal, Masa and Polenta as well as other promotional goods. www.deltagrind.com Booth Number: 249

Austin, TX Cute and affordable women’s apparel, jewelry, and accessories. Holiday festiveness including ornaments, pillows, candles and tees! www.embellishnails.com Booth Number: 302, 304, 306

Delysia Chocolatier

Emma Jane Designs

Austin, TX Award-winning chocolates handcrafted in Austin Texas. Chocolate truffles, corporate gifts, personalized designs, gift baskets, customized chocolate and privately catered events. www.delysia.com Booth Number: 649

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Auburn, AL Minimalist jewelry made by hand using 14k gold-filled materials and semiprecious stones. As seen on Today. www.shopejd.com Booth Number: U118*

Asheville, NC ENO’s mission is to help, inspire and motivate people to go outdoors and Relax with the highest quality hammocks and accessories in the industry. www.enonation.com Booth Number: 704 Georgetown, TX Uniquely handcrafted jewelry with semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls and crystals. Booth Number: 721, 723 Espacio Handmade

Austin, TX Leather wallets, flasks, lifestyle and home goods. Smart solutions for pocket essentials featuring snarky musings. Handmade in Austin and womanowned. www.espaciohandmade.com Booth Number: 550 Everlasting Joy Jewelry

Fort Worth, TX Handcrafted jewelry made with natural gemstones and 14K gold. EJ is created in small, unique batches. Every purchase fights against trafficking and slavery. www.shopeverlastingjoy.com Booth Number: 122 Felix Z Designs

New York, NY Handcrafted one of a kind natural gemstone jewelry. www.felixz.com Booth Number: 156 Fiesta Feet

San Antonio, TX 100% Handmade Huaraches from Mexico! For every pair we sell, Fiesta Feet pledges to donate to Casa Kamami, an all-girls foster home in Mexico. www.fiestafeet.com Booth Number: 320 Florida Pure Sea Salt

Saint Petersburg, FL Small batch made, gourmet finishing sea salt. Over 15 different infused flavors. Crisp, clean and briny. www.floridapureseasalt.com Booth Number: 521 Flower & Vine

Austin, TX Watercolor stationery, cards, calendars and custom artwork. www.flowerandvine.com Booth Number: 510 Frankie Jean

Austin, TX Dad caps, tees, accessories, home decor, Texas themed gifts and more. www.frankiejean.com Booth Number: 321 Freaky Record

Los Angeles, CA Hand cut artwork from vinyl records. www.freakyrecord.com Booth Number: 706, 708 Get Swank

Sibley, LA Each sign is handcrafted with love and attention to detail to bring joy to your home. Our signs are created from new and reclaimed wood, all 100% handmade in North Louisiana. www.getswank.co Booth Number: 535, 537, 539


Gigglebox

Humble Goods

Gourmet Blends

IMK Jewelry

Austin, TX Inspiring and colorful artwork for fun people. www.gigglebox.net Booth Number: 245 Torrance, CA The best EVER Barrel Aged Balsamic Vinegars and Herb/Fruit Infused Olive Oils. www.gourmetblends.us Booth Number: 234, 236 Grace and Charm

Pflugerville, TX Handmade, boho inspired jewelry using 14k gold fill, sterling silver, leather and semi-precious stones. www.shopgraceandcharm.com Booth Number: 538 Grace and Lace

Austin, TX Grace and Lace is a women’s apparel brand based in Austin, TX featuring flattering, feminine and on trend designs. As seen on ABC’s Shark Tank. www.graceandlace.com Booth Number: 421, 423, 425 Grandmother’s Buttons

Austin, TX Mens wallets, leather accessories, gifts, and purses. www.humble-goods.com Booth Number: 507 Austin, TX Gold & silver layering jewelry, chokers, simple everyday pieces and keepsake charms. www.imkeepsakes.com Booth Number: 754 Jacqueline b clothing

Thousand Oaks, CA Women’s up to the minute clothing with a california flair. www.jacquelinebclothing.com Booth Number: 616, 618, 620, 622 Jam Mom Baby Kids Boutique

Dripping Springs, TX Fall and winter clothing for babies to tweens. Holiday wear for children. Mariana Jewelry and Holiday Gifts. www.jambabykids.com Booth Number: 703, 705 Joe Koen & Son Jewelers Since 1883

St. Francisville, LA Jewelry handmade with antique buttons, buckles and vintage glass. www.Grandmothersbuttons.com Booth Number: 548

Austin, TX A unique collection of fine, fun, holiday and collegiate jewelry, watches and gifts. www.joekoenjewelers.com Booth Number: 544

Headhunters Headwear

Joy at Castle Hil

Frisco, TX Embellished custom hats, women’s plus size and regular size clothing and accessories. www.headhuntersheadwear.com Booth Number: 655, 657 Helene Thomas

Austin, TX Jewelry, handbags, and apparel with a polished bohemian spirit. Unique designs made with genuine stones, real leather, snakeskin and cowhide. www.shophelenethomas.com Booth Number: 709 Hemlock & Heather

LaGrange, TX Reclaimed wooden wall art designed and handmade in La Grange, TX by Kris and Kelley Denby. www.hemlockandheather.com Booth Number: U114* Heritage Game Mounts

Austin, TX We are a curated gift store with items that bring you JOY! We scour the world looking for unique items that bring smiles to all. We are committed to supporting artists, to bring both high and low design items to Austin and most importantly, to creating happiness and dare we say it...JOY! www.joyatcastlehill.com Booth Number: 107 Julie B

LaGrange, TX Women’s, Men’s and Children’s clothing. Christmas decorations and Christmas themed shirts. Booth Number: 459, 461, 558, 560 Just Cashmere

Thousand Oaks, CA Booth Number: K3 Kanti Goods

Holy Land Crafts

Kendra Scott

Alpharetta, GA 3D Replica Stadiums of your favorite NFL, MLB and NCAA teams. www.homefields.com Booth Number: 653

Austin, TX Kendra Scott offers jewelry, home decor, gifts and more! www.kendrascott.com Booth Number: 441, 443 Kiki Bean for BedHeads

Killer Pecans

Dallas, TX Handmade roasted, seasoned Texas Pecans. Perfect for snacking, adding to recipes or gifting! www.killerpecans.com Booth Number: 161 Knotty Kid

Memphis, TN Patterns, colors and crafts collide in an edgy assortment of unique clothing, monsters, toys and gifts! www.KnottyKid.com Booth Number: 634, 636 Kristyn Chambers Designs

Austin, TX Designer stadium and event compliant clear handbags and accessories. Get into your next event in style! www.kristynchambers.com Booth Number: 153 Austin, TX LA LO LA Clothing: Luxurious resort wear featuring oneofakind silk and cashmere collections. www.lalolaclothing.com Booth Number: 308, 310, 312

Austin, TX We support artisans around the world to help them create a livelihood for their families. We sell handcrafted silk scarves, jewelry, baskets, slippers and stuffed animals. www.kantigoods.com Booth Number: 218

Homefields

Roanoke, TX Affordable, quality clothing designed by women for women in every shape, size and season of life. Sizes XS-3X. www.kikilarue.com Booth Number: 149, 151, 248, 250

LA LO LA Clothing

San Antonio, TX Elegant Antler Display, Sporting Accessories & Art. Old world style & custom painting: everything for the Sporting & angling lifestyle. www.HeritageGameMounts.com Booth Number: 722 Lake Mary, FL Hand Carved Olive Wood Crafts from The Holy Land. www.iholylandcrafts.com Booth Number: 239

Kiki LaRue

Venice, CA Pajamas, loungewear and jewels for the family. Booth Number: 225, 227

Landry Kate

McKinney, TX Casual and chic boutique specializing in on trend and affordable clothing for women of all ages. www.landrykate.com Booth Number: 453, 455, 457 Laugh Out Loud Expressions

Houston, TX We sell laughter! Plush singing Santas, reindeer, elves. Musical unicorns, llamas, elephants. Hilarious onesies, socks, tea towels, hats and holiday headbands! www.laughoutloudexpressions.com Booth Number: 204, 206 Laura Lively

Jacksonville, FL Timeless jewelry made with genuine freshwater pearls, shell and stones at affordable girlfriend pricing. Modern twists on the classics. www.mylauralively.com Booth Number: 338, 340 Laurel Denise

Charlottesville, VA Inspirational leather bracelets, accessories and home decor. Handmade in the USA featuring Laurel’s original handwriting. www.laureldenise.com Booth Number: 226 Lauren Ferrell Designs

Tyler, TX Handmade jewelry and accessories supporting missions in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. www.laurenferrelldesigns.com Booth Number: 716

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Limbo Jewelry

Austin, TX Modern handmade jewelry and gifts, crafted in Austin. www.LimboJewelry.com Booth Number: 349, 351 Little Limbo

Austin, TX Lifestyle brand for all ages encouraging all things love and acceptance. Booth Number: 341 Lizzylu

Austin, TX Beautiful Christmas décor, unique gifts and a myriad of fun and fine things. www.Lizzylugifts.com Booth Number: 317, 319 Local Boy Outfitters

Columbia, SC Lifestyle apparel t-shirts, performance shirts, Polo’s, dress shirts, hats and outerwear for Youth & Adult. www.localboyoutiftters.com Booth Number: 222, 224 Loma Vista of Texas

Fredericksburg, TX Heirloom American Buffalo tote bags, luggage & apparel for women and men. Lambskin jackets and vests. Lifetime Guarantee! www.loma-vista.com Booth Number: 344 Longhorn Fashions

Austin, TX On-trend yet affordable apparel, statement earrings, Texas themed gifts, Austin watercolor prints, funny Christmas tees and unique stocking stuffers. www.longhornfashions.com Booth Number: 501, 503 Love Bug Apparel

Ruston, LA Incredibly soft, cute, classy and a little bit sassy t-shirts for women. www.lovebugapparel.com Booth Number: 117 Lulo Texas Cowhide Creations

San Antonio, TX Colorful leather, cowhide, and exotic hide bags and accessories: purses, wallets, travel bags, belts and jewelry, designed in Texas! www.LuloTexas.com Booth Number: U111 Luna Antigua

Fort Worth, TX Artisan hand embroidered tops, tunics, and dresses from Guatemala for baby, woman and child. www.LunaAntigua.com Booth Number: 228 MAKE A SCENE

Austin, TX Austin-made pop-up greeting cards featuring original designs and eyecatching colors. www.makeascenecards.com Booth Number: 724

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MAKE it sweet

Austin, TX Tools, supplies, ingredients and classes to make beautiful and delicious cakes, cookies and candies. www.MakeItSweet.com Booth Number: 359, 361 Mana Culture

Austin, TX Sophisticated boho chic jewelry with a timeless feel. Specializes in high quality gemstone and metals made to last. www.manaculture.com Booth Number: 217, 219 Manjusha Jewels

Concord, CA Handcrafted Jewelry: Sterling Silver, 22 Carat Gold Plated with Natural Gemstones. www.manjushajewels.com Booth Number: 658 Manos De Sur

Atlanta, GA Alpaca/Acrylic throws & blankets, Fair Trade Horn Jewelry, Fair Trade handmade Turkish towels, mens gifts and Vintage South American pillows. www.manosdesur.com Booth Number: 740, 742, 744 Maria Victoria

Austin, TX Handbags, clothing, and accessories handmade by artisans in Mexico who are part of a social reform enterprise. www.mymariavictoria.com Booth Number: 251 me&re design

Austin, TX Fresh collection of personalized blankets, coolers and beach towels. Come see us to knock out your holiday gift list! www.meandredesign.com Booth Number: 511 METRO MAN GIFTS

San Francisco, CA Sport’s-Authenticated men’s accessories, bar and wine, wood watches, desk toys, grooming, silk ties and periodically inspired tees. www.METROMANGIFTS.com Booth Number: 645 Mi Casa Tamales

Boerne, TX Homemade, gluten free, no preservative Tamales, gourmet foods and holiday gifts. www.tamalesmicasa.com Booth Number: 748, 750, 752 MIAH Collection

Mila & Rose

Fort Worth, TX Cute and affordable children’s clothing and accessories. www.milaandrose.com Booth Number: 513 Milo+Nicki

Austin, TX Handmade sustainable, cruelty-free, ethically-designed womenswear and accessories. www.milonicki.com Booth Number: 659 Minnie Belle Jewels

Marietta, GA “The Selection of Unique Jewelry” Classic, trendy modern and timeless vintage at affordable prices for everyone. www.minniebellejewels.com Booth Number: 602, 604 Miss Rose Sister Violet

Carmel, CA Women’s, Children’s and Baby! Beautiful clothes, hand made toys and accessories. www.missrosesisterviolet.com Booth Number: 337, 339 ML Kids

Buford, GA Vintage girls clothing and accessories (Ages 6 months - 14 Years old). mlkids.design Booth Number: 235, 237 Munday Antiques

Sesser, IL Victorian gold and silver bracelets, chains, lockets, and earrings, monogram bracelets, engagement bangles and estate jewelry. www.mundayantiques.com Booth Number: 626 Musee

Madison, MS Handmade bath balms, soaps, candles and bath salts. www.museebath.com Booth Number: 343, 345 NAKED body+bath

Houston, TX Handmade sugar scrubs, solid lotions and cozy, soft comfort accessories including socks and slippers. www.nakedbodyandbath.com Booth Number: 517, 519 Nellie’s Shortbread Cookies

Tyler, TX Gourmet Butter Cookies. www.nelliesshortbread.com Booth Number: K5

Tyler, TX Luxury fair trade artisan crafted leather and hand woven bags and home accessories. Each sale benefits women’s education in Guatemala. www.miahcollection.com Booth Number: 643

Nested Sanctuary

Michele’s Estate Jewelry & Silver

New Braunfels Candle Company

Austin, TX Large selection of Estate/Antique jewelry and sterling silver flatware, holloware and objects of art. www.Michelessilver.com Booth Number: 648, 650

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Missouri City, TX Mother/Daughter owned decor boutique with unique gifts for home, holiday and her. www.nestedsanctuary.com Booth Number: 334, 336 New Braunfels, TX Established with the idea of bringing quality, clean-burning, soy candles into your home. www.newbraunfelscandleco.com Booth Number: 354


No Owwiebooboo Children’s Apparel

San Antonio, TX Children’s apparel that is 100% Organic Cotton, omfortable, fashionable, durable, for ages: Newborns thru Toddlers up to Age 7. www.noowwiebooboo.com Booth Number: U110* Noha Nadler

Birmingham, AL Handbags, handbag accessories, travel accessories and scarves made in Los Angeles. www.nohanadler.com Booth Number: 707 Northwest Hills Pharmacy

Austin, TX A delightful mix of holiday gifts for someone special or yourself, ranging from elegant and cozy, to fun and whimsical. www.northwesthills.net Booth Number: 301, 303 Nothing Bundt Cakes, AustinWestlake

Austin, TX Individual size bundt cakes made from scratch using only the finest ingredients; real eggs, butter and cream cheese! 5 delicious flavors to choose from! www.NothingBundtCakes.com Booth Number: 600 Oh Yeah!

Bee Cave, TX Shop our trendy collection of clothing, accessories, gifts and baby! Cute FREE tote bag with purchase! www.ohyeahboutique.com Booth Number: 407, 409, 411 Oklahoma Toffee Company

Tulsa, OK Oklahoma Toffee makes the most delicious toffee around! 20% of our profits support teachers who have school supply needs. www.OklahomaToffee.com Booth Number: 120 Onata Fragrances

PerriBerri

Austin, TX Cozy curation of goods for women, baby, and home...featuring Barefoot Dreams! www.perriberri.com Booth Number: 437, 439 Pharao Jewelry

Austin, TX Pharao is a subtle, chic jewelry line created for everyday wearability. Each piece is handmade in Austin, Texas using natural gemstones and quality metals. www.pharaojewelry.com Booth Number: 413 Pink Armadillos®

Montgomery, TX Pink Armadillos is a fun collection of graphic tees for Game Day, Holiday and everyday; and all the accessories to style them with. /www.PinkArmadillos.com Booth Number: 210, 212 Pizzazzzz

Chesterfield, MS Huge selection of personalized Christmas ornaments and upscale gifts. Booth Number: 660 Palm Springs, CA Fine handcrafted Mexican pewter and beautiful table linens from the South of France. www.pkfineimports.com Booth Number: 609, 611, 613 Pony Pal Stable

Austin, TX Pony Pals are “Kit Powered” plush riding ponies, unicorns and tigers. www.ponypalstable.com Booth Number: 101, 103 Austin, TX All-Natural Teen Clean Hygiene. A collection of chemical-free hair, body and face care products designed specifically for growing guys. www.prepuproducts.com Booth Number: 756

Packed Party

Round Rock, TX Texas based quality puzzles, brainteasers, games and gifts. www.projectgeniusinc.com Booth Number: 727

Austin, TX Unique and fun products that make everyday a party, holiday drinkware, tech accessories, patented Holiday Light up and Snowglobe Sipper. www.packedparty.com Booth Number: 325

Dallas, TX Traditional handmade Mexican embroidery with a Modern twist. www.primaveracollection.com Booth Number: 311

RunAway Luna Lifestyle

Austin, TX Leather hand tooled artisan purses,wallets, totes and clutches, all beautifully hand crafted with the timeless art of tooling. www.runawaylunalifestyle.com Booth Number: U102* Austin, TX Treasures from Mexican artisans, including handmade goods and antiques. Blouses. Dresses. Guayaberas. Jewelry. Leathers. Pottery. Travel accessories. Home, ranch and pet goods! Booth Number: 323 Sarah Briggs

Waxahachie, TX Handmade jewelry all made in Texas:earrings, ear cuffs, necklaces, bracelets and more. www.sarahbriggs.com Booth Number: 621, 623 Carrollton, TX Decorative styrofoam and frost flex cups, collegiate, humor napkins, koozies and more. www.thewritedesigns.com Booth Number: 606, 608, 610, 612 Savannah Bee Company

Savannah, GA Rare artisanal honeys and all-natural, organic hive-ingredient based body care. www.Savannahbee.com Booth Number: 512 Fort Worth, TX Custom home, party and gifts. www.sevargo.com Booth Number: 445 Shirley’s Potpourri

PUNCHY’S

Austin, TX Best French Macarons in Austin and tons of other yummy French treats. Booth Number: 524 Paris Texas Apparel Co.

Quality Pennants Company

Houston, TX Texas inspired apparel and gifts. Guayaberas for men and boys, t-shirts for adults and kids, ties, barware, home goods and mens gifts. www.paristexasco.com Booth Number: 652, 654

New Braunfels, TX We design gourmet size, cotton kitchen towels. Inspired by food and old time recipes because food is beautiful and we believe a good recipe can bring people closer. www.redbirdshouse.com Booth Number: 509

Sevargo

Project Genius

Stephenville, TX Women’s classic apparel fused with western flair. Authentic handbags and jewelry, Native American Turquoise and other unique accessories. www.punchys.com Booth Number: 718, 720

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Red Bird’s House

Sassy Cups, LLC dba The Write Designs

Prep U

Primavera Collection

Houston, TX Flour sack towels, cards and prints featuring original watercolor paintings inspired by the backroads of Texas. www.rainydayillustrations.com Booth Number: 139

Saint Beatrice

PK Fine Imports

Houston, TX Custom designed fragrances used in handmade soy candles, soaps, room|body mists, and perfume that transform any room, any occasion. www.Onatafragrances.com Booth Number: 313

Rainy Day Illustrations

Georgetown, Texas Specializes in pennants of colleges, teams, baseball, football, basketball, rodeo, travel, Christmas holidays, and much more. Booth Number: 619

Canton, TX We craft handmade potpourri, wreaths and garlands made from dehydrated fruits and vegetables and top of the line refresher oils. www.shirleyspotpourri.com Booth Number: 729 Smart Cookie Barkery

Golden, CO Handcrafted dog treats. www.smartcookietreats.com Booth Number: 150

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Smathers & Branson

Bethesda, MD 100% Hand-Stitched needlepoint belts and accessories, collegiate, pro sports. www.smathersandbranson.com Booth Number: 540 SoloSol

Manhattan Beach, CA Active & casual lifestyle clothing and accessories so you can live your best life. www.solosolmovement.com Booth Number: 238

Susie’s South Forty Confections

Midland, TX Famous Texas frozen pecan toffee, Texas trash, key lime and lemon cookies, 4 assorted barks, chewy pralines and other confections. www.susiessouthforty.com Booth Number: 300 Sweet Treats by: Cornucopia Popcorn and Fancy Fluff Cotton Candy

Fort Worth, TX Texas and Austin-Centric signed, framed & matted pop art prints. www.sortofcool.com Booth Number: 318

Austin, TX Cornucopia Popcorn and Fancy Fluff Cotton Candy offers the Best of Austin: sweet and savory edible treats, gift baskets and other goodies. www.fancyfluffatx.com www.cornucopiapopcorn.com Booth Number: 229

South Austin Gallery

Tahoe Kitchen Company

Sort of Cool Art

Austin, TX Handmade, neighborhood-specific gifts. www.SouthAustinGallery.com Booth Number: 158, 160

Tall Order

Soy Austin

Austin, TX 100% locally poured soy candles for you to customize on site! Unique vases of all shapes and sizes also available for refills after the show! Booth Number: 449, 451 Spicewood Gourmet Foods/E.P. Sales, LLC

Spicewood, TX Gluten free, gourmet, infused all natural olive oils & 18 year barrel aged balsamics. www.spicewoodfood.com Booth Number: 543, 545 Spirit Snob

Fort Worth, TX Designer spirit apparel company focusing on stylish, multipurpose collegiate wraps. The Otomi-inspired designs are created by hand by local Texas artist Allison Castillo. www.spiritsnob.com Booth Number: 223 Stash Style

Rocky River, OH Stash Style prides itself on reinventing items using vintage clothing and materials. All of the fabrics for the clothing are hand dyed and always natural. We source everything locally and in the USA. Each piece is one of a kind and created out of our studio in Rocky River, Ohio. www.stashstyle.com Booth Number: 651 Sterling Brooke

Destin, FL White oak and stainless steel wine openers, pocket knives, and oyster shuckers; waxed canvas aprons, candles and heirloom chef’s knives. www.SterlingBrooke.com Booth Number: 128 Sugar and Spice Apparel

Austin, TX Trendy women’s boutique featuring boho style apparel and accessories. www.sugarandspiceapparel.com Booth Number: 745

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Monument, CO Featuring Hammer Stahl and Wolfe German Steel Cutlery. www.tahoekitchencompany.com Booth Number: 556 Jericho, NY Fun, fashionable, funky men dress socks in sizes 9-20, giving back to families affected by traumatic loss. www.tallorder.com Booth Number: 719 Taylor and Tessier

Carbondale, CO Leather, gold, silver, pearl, exotic skins and semi-precious stone jewelry handmade in Aspen. www.taylorandtessier.com Booth Number: 358 Tess Jewelry

St. Louis, MO Bohemian chic, Artisan made, Lariat style necklaces made with pearls and suede. Gemstone and leather chokers and gemstone bracelets with sterling silver charms that each represent your spiritual path. www.Tessjewelry.net Booth Number: 243 Texas Hill Country Olive Company

Dripping Springs, TX Texas produced Extra Virgin Olive Oil & flavor infused Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil spa-products, Olives & more. www.texashillcountryoliveco.com Booth Number: 617 Texas Standard

Austin, TX Outfitters of the Texas Gentleman, featuring items made in Texas. www.texas-standard.com Booth Number: 757 Texas Toffee

Plano, TX Texas Toffee manufactures an old English Toffee in a variety of flavors. It is a new spin on an old favorite. Our toffee is an old favorite with a modern twist...try our Toffee you’ll never buy another. www.TexasToffee.com Booth Number: 712

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Texas Trends

San Marcos, TX Texas made product. Featuring Jon Hart Design! Booth Number: 108 The Christmas Belle

Greenville, SC Elegant, handmade Christmas tree skirts, stockings; embroidered pillows, linens accessories and gifts! From classic to whimsical! www.thechristmasbelle.com Booth Number: 258, 260 The Dainty Doe

Round Rock, TX Dainty and simple jewelry, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. www.daintydoejewelry.etsy.com Booth Number: 307, 309 The Doggie Express

Houston, TX Organic, gluten-free, grain-free treats, seasonally decorated, reindeer antlers, dog themed drink tags and cleaning towels, cakes and jerky. www.Thedoggieexpress.com Booth Number: 504 The Fouta Spa

Tampa, FL Hand loomed, 100% cotton towels, bedspreads, tablecloths, beach blankets, robes and beach bags from Tunisia. www.Thefoutaspa.com Booth Number: 148 The Giving Manger

Austin, TX Christmas tradition for families to help bring the gift of giving into your home. www.thegivingmanger.com Booth Number: 353 The Guayabera Shirt Store

Austin, TX Men and Boys Guayabera Shirts for weddings and casual wear. All designed locally. www.theguayaberashirtstore.com Booth Number: 734 The Homesteaders Finest

Lawton, OK All natural craft jams and awesome sauces. www.Homesteadersfinest.com Booth Number: 760 The Limoges Lady

Houston, TX The Limoges Lady specializes in authentic, hand-painted porcelain Limoges boxes from France. www.thelimogeslady.com Booth Number: 661 The Neutral Nest

Tomball, TX Signs and photos printed on raw natural canvas and framed in reclaimed architectural pieces from Europe. www.theneutralnest.com Booth Number: U106, U107* The Treasured Accessory, Inc.

Calabasas, CA Beautiful “Of the moment” jewelry. www.thetreasuredaccessory.com Booth Number: 552, 554


The Tree House

Austin, TX Shop the Tree House for holiday happiness! We are a local boutique filled with holiday decor, gifts and FUN! www.shopthetreehouse.com Booth Number: 518, 520, 522 This is Tisa

Round Rock, TX Happy and bright stationery and gift items. www.thisistisa.etsy.com Booth Number: 105 Threads of Hope

Austin, TX Artisan soaps, lotions, bath bombs and candles. Handmade in Austin, Texas. Vegan & Bee-gan friendly. Booth Number: 342 Three Sisters Bows

Weatherford, TX Top Quality Handmade in Texas Hair Bows. 60 colors/4 sizes. Unique and fun printed bows. Monogrammed caps. www.3sistersbows.com Booth Number: 628 Tiny Pies

Austin, TX Hand-held pies made from old family recipes and the highest quality ingredients sourced locally whenever possible. www.tinypies.com Booth Number: 348 Toni’s Toffee

Austin, TX Toni’s Toffee is Award Winning, SemiSweet Chocolate Almond Toffee made one batch at a time, locally with fresh ingredients. www.tonistoffee.com Booth Number: U104 Tough Mother

Austin, TX USDA certified organic, raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar based health shots steeped with 10 organic roots, fruits, spices & honey. www.toughmotherbrand.com Booth Number: 741 Treestump Woodcraft

Tumacacori, AZ Handcrafted furniture, utensils, bowls, cutting boards & home furnishings with turquoise/river rock inlay. www.treestump.com Booth Number: 252 trulyYOURS

Severna Park, MD Pure cashmere wears and complimenting jewelry. www.trulyyoursonline.com Booth Number: 143, 145 Tutu and Lilli

Round Top, TX Casual lifestyle clothing that goes from day to night! You will want one in every color. Pair with our contemporary fine jewelry. www.Tutuandlilli.com Booth Number: 109, 111

Two Tequila Sisters

Vintage Fresh

Ultra Bella

Vintage Soul

Bellaire, TX Custom Embellished Denim Jackets for Women and Children. www.twotequilasisters.com Booth Number: 605 Ultra Bella Celebration, FL Children’s and Ladies’ classic jewelry and accessories handcrafted in the USA of Ultrasuede, Swarovski crystals and gemstones. www.ultrabella.com Booth Number: 141 Under Wraps

Dallas, TX Designer gift wrap and gable boxes, tulle, raffia and wired sheer, burlap and poly ribbons. www.underwrapsgiftwrap.com Booth Number: 635, 637, 639 Uptown Chic Boutique and Gifts

New Braunfels, TX Hill Country’s Best Kept Secret Boutique: Ladies and children’s clothing, Christmas t-shirts, initial items, unique gifts and fabulous soaps. Booth Number: 559, 561 UrbanUndercover & TowelTopper

Austin, TX Home decor, holiday, candles, local gifts. www.vintagefreshdesign.com Booth Number: 401, 403 Dripping Springs, TX Custom designed hats, jewelry and home decor. Women’s clothing and gifts. www.vintagesoultx.com Booth Number: 242, 244 We Craft Box

Sarasota, FL Give the Gift of Creativity with We Craft Box! Prepared kids craft kits delivered to your doorstep every month! www.wecraftbox.com Booth Number: 624 Weather & Story

Austin, TX Handcrafted, heirloom leather goods. www.weatherandstory.com Booth Number: 305 West Texas Beard Company

Hale Center, TX Quality beard care products. Each item carefully made in West Texas! www.texasbeardcompany.com Booth Number: 352

St. Paul, MN Designed to travel. With tntention. Versatile, comfortable and chic apparel and accessories for the travel lover. www.urbanundercover.com www.toweltopper.com Booth Number: 211

White Loft

Usborne Books & More

Whitney Winkler Art

V Fashion/My Town Art

Willow Hill Soap Company

Austin, TX Handcrafted growth charts to measure children’s height and other products that capture precious milestones. www.white-loft.com Booth Number: 405

Cedar Park, TX Award-Winning, engaging, educational books for kids of all ages! www.UsborneLink.com Booth Number: 644 Towson, MD Unique items for your and your home. Personalized prints and canvas by award winning artist, Patrick Reid O’Brien celebrating the story of your life. www.mytownart.com Booth Number: 155, 157, 159 Viajera Imports

Santa Barbara, CA Ethically-sourced, handmade bags, jewelry & homegoods. Made in partnership with our global artisans. www.viajeradesigns.com Booth Number: 738 Vineyard Marketplace

San Marcos, TX Vineyard Marketplace is a member of the Fair Trade Federation selling ethically sourced African goods from 13 African nations, including items made by the 122 women we employ in Northern Rwanda. www.truevineyard.org Booth Number: 506, 508 Vinglacé

Houston, TX Stainless steel portable wine cooler, glass - lined, stemless wine glasses and tumblers. www.vinglace.com Booth Number: 758

Memphis, TN Watercolor and Ink art on paper, ceramics, stationery and textiles. www.whitneywinkler.com Booth Number: 130, 132 Canton, NC High quality bath and body products handcrafted with passion and purpose. www.willowhillsoapcompany.com Booth Number: 417, 419 Wren & Ivy

Madison, MS Leather and canvas sporting and travel gear. www.wrenandivy.com Booth Number: 241 Yellow Button Baby

Dallas, TX Handmade baby and toddler products: burpdanas, bibs, blankets, bags and more. www.yellowbuttonbaby.com Booth Number: 656 Yellowbird Foods

Austin, TX Spicy condiments with spunky character made deep in the heart of Texas. www.yellowbirdsauce.com Booth Number: 749

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Thank you to our generous sponsors! PREMIER

Cornucopia Popcorn Fancy Fluff Lisa & Ian Galloway Jack Hates Coffee Premiere Events Jim & Ariel Romell Tito’s Handmade Vodka

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The Akin Law Firm, LLC Austex Moving Austin Kids Directory BOTMHOA Amber Carden Courtney & Ed Dickey DJ Wizard Nancy & Jim Edsel Ferguson Enterprises, LLC Dana Fisher Diane Finch Grant Ed, Jinky, Jake & Mallory Hicks The Hill House Lisa Kennedy Kittleman Photography Jill & Mike Klucher Leslie & Jonathan Moore Beth & Bryan Plater Plush Fabric - Home Interiors Holly & Kevin Priestner Purdy Special Randy Rogers Band Robin Burch Travel Tiff’s Treats Show Gear Systems Gayle & Laney Vickers Waterloo Dental Vicki & Fred Wilkerson

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Counseling with Kelly Cunningham-Turner Home in San Saba, Owned by Martha Leigh Whitten HEAT Bootcamp Paula & Dan Herd Holly the Realtor Kork Wine Bar Kat Kronenberg Lucky Arrow Retreat Libby Malone Marquee Maxwell Locke & Ritter PC Midland Radio NEAT Method Austin Prosecco Weddings and Events Reddy Ice, Inc. Roadway Productions Sandoval Family Law, P.C. Helen Dale Simons Strokes Tennis Michelle & Paul Tobias Underwear Keri & Greg Walling YMCA of Austin

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Suzy Balagia Ballet Austin Blanton Museum of Art Boat Town Burger Bar Nancy Buddawapee, The Hills Salon High 5 Hotel Granduca Austin i9 Sports Melissa Jackson Salling Madeley PLLC Certified Public Accountants PAIYH Dance Studios Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy St. Croix Capital Araminta & Tom Sellers Sally Sheppard-Mandell Katie & Mav Turner Elizabeth & Stuart Vardaman Carolyn Waddle-Ford Window Genie of West Austin Cash and in-kind donors are listed together.


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Houndstooth Hyatt House Downtown IVitamin Gena Keller, Scout & Cellar Wine Consultant Kome Group Lariat Springs Liber & Co LURE by Y&F Massage Sway milk + honey Monet & Me My Maria Victoria Party Hearty Box Playland Skate Center Rowing Dock Still Austin Whiskey Co. Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop Tecova Villa Vallecito Vineyards Wedding Oak Winery Westin Hotel (Domain Austin) Westin Hotel (Downtown) Wink Medical Aesthetics Cash and in-kind donors are listed together.

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PRESCHOOL, LEAGUES, CAMPS, CLASSES & MORE! WAYA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has served over 150,000 Austin youth and their families through sports, WAYA Preschool, camps, and classes and more. WAYA relies on support from the community to ensure that children and their families in the Austin area have a place to gather!

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Gladys Greenlee Bowman+ Ruth McCelvey Bremond+ Mamie Ray Earnest+ Julian Devereux Weeks+ Margaret Ann Caldwell Scarbrough+ Ina Williams Walker+ Hilda Rudd McElhenney+ Frances Coopwood Morgan+ Mary Tucker Muse+ Julia Matthews Perry Robinson+ Virginia Nalle Page+ Elizabeth Schneider Rogers+ Mary Helen George Ammann+ L. Ellen Steck Ross Carter+ Eleanor Niggli Tyler+ Frankie Gist Peterson+ Eleanor Stayton Gammon+ Mary Ireland Graves Dougherty+ Mary Lee Wilson Crusemann+ Hallie Groos Slaughter+ * Elora Watt Smith+ Sue Kone Drake+ Beverly Nash Bell+* Mary Lucile Wicker O’Brien+ Elinor Willis Pittman+ Marjorie Dodge Granger+ Irene Hopkins Harwood+ Alice Kleberg Reynolds Meyer+ Nancy Price Bowman+ Barbara Louise Davis Neff+ Eugenia Betts Miller Shelby Reed Hearon+ Diane Hierholzer Finch Grant* Marian Marley McCrummen+ Alison Gray Kimberlin* Josephine Klotz Roche

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Josephine Drake McRee+ Barbara Leonard Smith* Margaret Craig Cowden Susan Dean Stayton* Susan Page Driver Carolyn Kellam Curtis Marilla Black King Nancy Chapman Collins Ann Johnston Dolce Clare Ritchie Hudspeth Regan Kimberlin Gammon Mary Gideon Herman* Elizabeth Snyder Malone Pamela Pitzer Willeford Cynthia Hendrick Kozmetsky Christina Kazen Attal Judith Allen Shelton Elizabeth Walters Atherton^ Melissa Owens Jackson Paula Thompson Herd Kristen Jones Holland Cookie Gregory Ruiz Hallie Powell Cardwell Emily Heebner Baker Nancy Cummins Prideaux Nancy Schoenvogel Edsel MariBen Ramsey*^ Joan Granger Talley Amy Johnson Dunham Suzy Balagia Diane Catalani Falkenberg Laura Wolf Beth Nance Smith KaLyn Laney Melissa Greenwood Morrow Kathi Livingston Haralson Sandy Segura Alcalá Morgen Cesarano Hardin Cathy Knapp McHorse Kelly Breeden Gregory Noack Casie Kaluza Wenmohs Sarah Moore Valenzuela Julie Hall Amy Hurt

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WE LEARN.

Mandarin and Spanish Singapore math STEM Collaboration Healthy habits

WE CARE.

About the planet About other cultures About each other About the future

WE LEAD. Our classrooms Our teams Our clubs Ourselves Our world

Age 2 through Middle School Also offering a 3 day and 1/2 day option for Early Childhood

An IB World School 4402 Hudson Bend Road, Austin, Texas 78734 • (512) 351-3403 • istexas.org


THE JUNIOR L E AGUE OF AUST IN is excited to announce the opening of our new event space TH E COMMU NITY IMPACT CEN TER is available for full and half day rentals The CIC has a variety of spaces perfect for • Corporate Parties • Events and Fundraisers • Small and Large Meetings • Conferences

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