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Windsor’s Cutest Pet Contest Starts Today!

October 9, 2015 3:11 pm

The search is on for The Monarch by Windsor & Windsor on the Lake's Cutest Pet. Check out photos of all the entries on our Facebook Pages!

The Monarch by Windsor
Windsor on the Lake

The pet that receives the most "likes" on their photo will be featured in Haute Dog Magazine’s calendar for 2016. They will also receive a $100 Pet Smart gift card.

A winner will be selected by combining the number of "likes" from both The Monarch by Windsor and Windsor on the Lake's Facebook Pages.

Voting starts TODAY and a winner will be chosen on October 15th.

Who will you vote for?

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Departure Lounge Presents: A Taste Of Africa Wine Reception & Safari Showcase

October 9, 2015 9:00 am

A Taste of Africa wine reception and safari showcase on Saturday, October 17, from 2-4 p.m.

This informative event is hosted by Ramona Manzi, director of sales for Micato Safaris, the world’s top-rated and most-awarded safari outfitter, and Suzanne Bayly-Coupe, managing director of Classic Portfolio, a collection of the best camps and lodges in Africa.

Ramona and Suzanne will make presentations starting at 2:30 p.m. Ramona will outline the safari experiences that Micato Safaris offers in Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, South Africa, Botswana, Rwanda, Uganda, Namibia, Zambia, Victoria Falls and Mozambique.

Suzanne will showcase top camps and lodges, including:
1. Giraffe Manor
2. Solio
3. Sasaab
4. Sala's
5. Angama

6. Legendary Lodge
7. Chem Chem
8. Gibbs Farm
9. Mwiba
10. Legendary Mobile

11. The River Club
12. Remote Africa Safaris

13. Tanda Tula
14. Kwandwe
15. Delaire

Attendees will receive a special map of Africa from Classic Portfolio, as well as a redeemable gift certificate from Micato Safaris. The hosts are providing some great South African wines as well.

For those interested in one-on-one time with these African safari experts to help plan your safari, Departure Lounge is making appointments for times starting at 4 p.m. Email info@departurelounge.com to schedule your appointment.

Parking for the event:
•Street parking ($1 per hour)
•The former post office across the corner at Guadalupe and 5th Street (flat fee)
•Parking garage across 5th street from Departure Lounge (hourly fee)

Departure Lounge
311 W 5th Street at Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX

October 17th, 2015, 2pm – 4pm

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The Long Center for the Performing Arts: Where Austin Soaks Up the Limelight

October 7, 2015 3:06 pm

Check The Long Center’s for the Performing Arts' calendar and you’re sure to find something you’ll enjoy. This live entertainment venue aims to be a community gathering place, emphasizing local art and talent while creating a fun and welcoming place for residents to come together.

Both outdoor and indoor concerts are held at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, either inside the spacious, round venue or outside on the attached City Terrace. The programming is diverse, and you’ll often find many different types of performances ranging from Shakespeare in the Park to touring rock groups and even comedy shows throughout the week. Theater buffs will enjoy seeing musical theater performances, while fans of ballet will likely want to check out a night with Ballet Austin.

The Long Center for the Performing Arts
701 W. Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 457-5100

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