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Austin FC Head Coach Josh Wolff nominated to Hall of Fame
(Major League Soccer/Twitter)

In the same year as his inaugural head coaching career, Austin FC Head Coach Josh Wolff has been nominated to the 2021 National Soccer Hall of Fame.

If selected, Wolff will be announced as a Hall of Fame member in March. The announcement will be celebrated up I-35 in Frisco on May 22 in an event that will host none other than Austinite Willie Nelson in concert.


Wolff has been nominated for his 15 years as a pro player, in which he made 267 career MLS appearances and participated in two World Cups as part of the U.S. Men's team. Wolff is also an Olympian who helped the 2000 U.S. men's team to a fourth-place finish.

Wolff began his professional career in 1998 with the Chicago Fire in a rookie year which ended with both an MLS Cup and U.S. Open Cup title under his belt. In 84 regular season matches, Wolff scored 32 goals and made 15 assists for the Fire before moving on to the Kansas City Wizards in 2003.

Wolff stayed on with the Wizards for seven seasons, making 119 appearances and scoring 43 goals before finishing his professional playing career at DC United in 2011 and 2012.

In 2002, Wolff was also part of the U.S. team's historic quarterfinal run at the FIFA World Cup. The qualification was the first time the national team had made it to the quarterfinals since 1930 and the furthest the team has made it since. Wolff, who also made the team once again for the 2006 World Cup, scored nine goals and five assists in his time with the USMNT.

After making 80 total goals and 49 assists as a professional player, Wolff took to coaching with his former team, D.C. United, in 2013. Wolff also spent time with the Columbus Crew's 2014 coaching staff before serving the assistant coaching position for the U.S. national team. After four seasons with the USMNT, Wolff took his inaugural head coaching position as Austin F.C's first-ever head coach in 2019.

Wolff is one of 14 former players selected as Hall of Fame finalists, including legendary Manchester United player and current Inter Miami CF co-owner David Beckham. From here, a 48-member Player Committee will narrow down two to four players as the official 2021 Hall of Fame class.

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Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

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.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation


🗓 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