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Things to do this weekend: Tree-lighting, holiday market, yoga and more!

(Downtown Austin Alliance)

Koko's Bavarian's Grand Opening
When: 5 p.m. Friday
Where:4715 E. Fifth St.
What: Check out the opening of one of East Austin's newest venues—and probably the only one owned by a German prince—for giant pretzels, sausages and a whole lot o' beer.

December in Downtown
When: 6–8:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Capitol Building
What: Feeling festive? Downtown Austin Alliance is kicking off the holiday season with the annual Holiday Sing-Along and Tree Lighting in front of the Capitol and along Congress Ave. from 9th to 11th Streets.

Free Entry at the Bullock
When: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday
Where: 1800 Congress Ave.
What: With admission fees waived on the month's first Sunday, why not explore the Bullock Texas State History Museum? Maybe even grab a seat for their multi-sensory screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol.

Free Entry at the Bullock
When: 10:30–11:30 a.m. Sunday
Where: The Riley Building, 315 Lavaca Street
What: Stretch out the stress from the week at the only all-weather, year-round Outdoor Yoga in Austin. Grab your tickets here.

Austin Holiday Mini Market
When: 10 a.m–4 p.m. Sunday
Where: Distribution Hall, 1500 East 4th Street
What: Come along to this free event to browse 65 vendors, enjoy free drinks, listen to tunes from local DJ Lilith and more!


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