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8 Austin Twitter accounts that will bring some life to your timeline
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Those of us on Twitter know the Twitterverse is a little bit of everything, from your friends' random thoughts to a source for instant news (@austonianews). But sometimes you just need a break from the alerts and political discussions.

Here are eight Austin Twitter accounts that will add a little fun to your timeline.


1. @AustinFC

Austin's own Major League Soccer team's Twitter account has announcements and giveaways that has attracted almost 30,000 followers.

Keep up with all things Austin FC by following this account. And if you want more Austin FC, you might want to consider following local support groups like @LosVerdesATX, @AustinAnthem and @LaMurgaATX.

2. @CraftBeerATX

Bringing you local brewery news, Craft Beer Austin has over 13,000 followers.

It releases weekly newsletters about the Austin beer scene, as well as posts about how to support local brewers.

3. @ElArroyo_ATX

The famous El Arroyo sign is an Austin trademark. It's quirky messages on the sign are beloved by many and you can see the fun messages on the Tex-Mex restaurants Twitter daily.

The account has over 15,000 followers.

4. @EvilMopacATX

A parody account of happenings in Austin, Evil Mopac has almost 20,000 followers.

Named after one of Austin's most disliked corridors, this account is worth the follow for a good laugh.

5. @McConaughey

The only account on this list with an actual face, Austinite Matthew McConaughey had to be included on this list.

With over 2 million followers, McConaughey stays true to his roots and posts about Austin FC, the Texas Longhorns and new projects he is working on.

6. @TracesofTexas

A blog that has grown to over 33,000 followers, Traces of Texas provides the rich history of Texas in its posts.

If you like history and love Texas, this account will sprinkle exactly that on your feed.

7. @UTBarstool

Just like the original Barstool Sports account, Barstool Hook 'Em brings you sports entertainment, but related to the University of Texas.

It has over 20,000 followers.

8. @yelpAustin

And last but not least, Yelp Austin provides business reviews from different people. It has over 11,000 followers.

You'll always know what local business you'll want to support by following this account.

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Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

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🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway