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					Convention 2006                                                                         Holiday Inn Austin – Town Lake
                                                                                                      900 Congress Ave
                                                                                                       Austin, TX 78701
Your Entertainment Guide                                                                                  512-472-4636

   Welcome to Austin, Texas – home of the 2005 NCAA Football National
   Champions!!          It is true, everything in Texas is bigger, including our recent celebration of UT’s
   football national win in the Bowl Championship Series. But with all of the celebration, we surely cannot
   leave out everything that makes Austin unique and different. While you stay in Austin, please feel free to
   discover the many distinctive aspects of our city! From 6 Street, to SoCo’s (South Congress) Bohemian
   shops, we have everything that will tickle your senses.

   The sisters from the Phi Chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated extend our warmest
   welcome upon the arrival of our sisters nation wide! We hope that you will enjoy a city that we dearly
   cherish and we hope that this year’s convention can create one worthwhile occasion for our sisters to

   Phi Chapter Sisters

   Airport – Austin Bergstrom International Airport
   Ground Transportation
   Taxis, limousines, and shuttles
    American Yellow Checker Cab:
   (512) 452-9999
    Austin Cab: (512) 478-2222
    Roy's Taxi: (512) 482-0000
    Limousine Services
    SuperShuttle: Austin direct number:
   (512) 258-3826;
    National number: 1-800-BLUE VAN
   Rental Car Companies
    Ace Rent a Car: (512) 530-3900
    Advantage Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-
    Alamo/National Rent-A-Car: (512)
    Avis Car Rental: (512) 530-3400
    Budget Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-
    Dollar Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-7368
    Enterprise Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-
    Hertz Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-3600
    Thrifty Car Rental: (512) 530-6811
   Capital Metro Bus
    Routes Serving the Airport: (512)

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Taxi Cab
Yellow Cab

Roy's Taxi Inc
(512) 482-0000

Austin Cab
(512) 478-2222

 *The City of Austin regulates taxicab rates. These rates apply to all taxicab companies and all drivers.
 Current Meter Rate
 $2.00 for the first 1/4 mile plus 25¢ for each additional 1/8 mile ($2/mile) plus a gas surcharge
 if applicable, waiting time $22.50 per hour.

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 Town Lake Trail
 Right behind the official Theta Nu Xi Convention!
 Town Lake Park boasts 17 ball fields for baseball,
 football, soccer and rugby, and volleyball. The area on
 the south side of Town Lake from Lamar Boulevard
 east to South First Street is known as Auditorium
 Shores, and many concerts and large events are held

 Town Lake Kayak & Canoe
 Office 512.467.7799
 Boat House 512.472.3925
 Texas Rowing Center
 1541 West Cesar Chavez
 Austin, Texas 78703
 Notes: It costs approximately $15 to rent a canoe/kayak.

 Whatever it is that you’re feeling, Austin has it all here! If you’re feeling for some good ole Texas style
 BBQ, be sure to visit Rudy’s BBQ. You might have seen it as one of the top BBQ on the Food
 Network! Listed here are some unique restaurants that Austin has to offer in addition to other
 restaurants that may have great specials for your wallet! These are only a few of the many restaurants
 that are here in Austin, but we just wanted to showcase a few of our all time favorites.

 McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant
 (512) 236-9600
 401 Congress Avenue
 Austin, Texas 78701
 They offer two happy hours in one day, everyday by offering drink and food specials. Please call the
 restaurant to see all specials.

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                                                   512 478-7222
                                                   208-D West 4th Street
                                                   Austin, Texas 78701
                                                   Saba Wins "Best Appetizer" Honor
                                                   in Austin Chronicle 2006 Reader's

(512) 472-7555
310 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
Tex-Mex. A very chic and comfortable environment to be in with your friends.S

                   Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
                   (old Real World Austin house)
                   (512) 476-8300
                   301 San Jacinto Blvd
                   Austin, TX
                   Remember the Real World Austin? Yea, their house is now a
                   restaurant! Come by and see it!

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 Carmelo’s Italian Restaurant
 (512) 477-7497
 504 E 5th St
 Austin, TX 78701
 If you’re looking for some fine dining, this is the
 place to be! Not only do you have a nice and
 beautiful setting with great food, you can have
 Italian music played right where you eat!

 Roppolo's Pizzeria
 (512) 476-1490
 316 E 6th St
 Austin, TX 78701
 Whether you’re coming back from a club
 on 6 Street or craving some of Austin’s
 own pizza, Roppolo’s the way to go!
 Please note that a few Roppolo’s stands
 are scattered all through out downtown
 are pretty good, but if you want it straight
 from the oven, the Pizzeria is the more
 yummy option.

 (512) 469-9464
 2222 Rio Grande
 Austin, TX 78705
 Home of the Freshmen 15!

 Kerbey Lane Cafe
 2606 Guadalupe St.
 Austin, Texas 78705
 Right near campus. They are open 24
 hours a day! Be sure to try their Kerbey
 Queso – delicious!

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                                                    Trudy’s (near Campus)
                                                    409 West 30th Street
                                                    Austin, TX 78705
                                                    Four blocks north of UT Campus
                                                    Notes: Best known for their Mexican Margaritas,
                                                    wonderful Tex Mex, and a great environment to get
                                                    together with your friends after a long hard day of
                                                    work or school!
                                                    Posse East
(512) 477-2111
2900 Duval St
Austin, TX 78705-3800
Notes: A must for slackers and connoisseurs of no-frills dining. The patio offers an unobstructed view
of University of Texas life--students, frat brothers and panhandlers are all in view.

                                                Sam Paio
                                                (512) 469-9988
                                                2809 San Jacinto Blvd
                                                Austin (Texas), Texas 78705
                                                If you’re wanting to taste great Brazilian cuisine, this is
                                                the place to be!

Texas Specialty – our BBQ!!
Rudy’s BBQ
(512) 329-5554
2451 S Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78746
Was featured on the Food Network! Dubbed
“The worst BBQ in Texas!”. Don’t worry, it’s just
a saying, it’s delicious!!

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Stubb’s BBQ
(512) 444-2001
1711 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
Great BBQ and great live music! Check out the
website for artists playing.

                                            Salt Lick BBQ
                                            (512) 328-4957
                                            3801 N Capital of Texas Hwy
                                            Austin, TX 78746
                                            BBQ’s that’s born and bred here in Austin!

                                                                                   (512) 302-1200
                                                                                   1000 E 41st St
                                                                                   Austin, TX
                                                                                   One of the
                                                                                   popular BBQ

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 ** For more info visit: or

 Barton Creek Mall
 (512) 327-7040
 2901 S Capital Of Texas Hwy
 Austin, TX 78746
 Notes: Nordstrom, Dillards, Foley’s, Abercrombie
 and Fitch, Bebe, The Limited, Aldo, Coach, etc.
    Start out going SOUTH on I-35 N toward E RIVERSIDE DR.
     0.8 mi
    Merge onto I-35 S/US-290 W/US-81 S via the ramp on the
     LEFT. 1.6 mi
    Take EXIT 230B toward US-290 W/BEN WHITE BLVD/TX-71/JOHNSON CITY. 0.1 mi
    Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto S I-35. 0.4 mi
    Turn RIGHT onto US-290 W/BEN WHITE BLVD E/TX-71 W. 2.8 mi
    Take the CAPITAL OF TX HWY/TX-360-LOOP exit. 0.2 mi
    Merge onto S CAPITAL OF TEXAS HWY/TX-360 LOOP N. 1.8 mi

 Arboretum at Great Hill
 (512) 338-4437
 10000 Research Boulevard
 Austin, TX 78759
 Saks 5 Ave., Express, Nine West, Cheesecake Factory, William Sonoma, Sephora

                                                                                Start out going SOUTH on ramp toward
                                                                                 FESTIVAL BEACH RD. 0.3 mi
                                                                                Turn RIGHT onto I-35 N. 0.6 mi
                                                                                Merge onto I-35 N/US-290 E/US-81 N via the
                                                                                 ramp on the LEFT. 1.4 mi
                                                                                Merge onto I-35 N/US-81 N. 4.1 mi
                                                                                Merge onto US-183 N via EXIT 240B toward
                                                                                 RESEARCH BLVD. 4.3 mi
                                                                                Take the exit toward CAPITAL OF TX
                                                                                 HWY/GREAT HILLS TRAIL/TX-360-LOOP.
                                                                                 0.3 mi
                                                                                Stay STRAIGHT to go onto RESEARCH
                                                                                 BLVD/US-183. 0.7 mi
                                                                                Make a U-TURN onto RESEARCH
                                                                                 BLVD/US-183. 0.1 mi


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 South Congress
 Between Riverside and Oltorf
                                                   Funky shops and restaurants, uncommon objects, stores like
                                                   Factory People Inc. are great places to

                                                       The Drag
                                                       Besides Campus. Between 25 Street and Martin
                                                       Luther King. A portion of Guadalupe that runs along
                                                       the western edge of the University of Texas campus is
                                                       known as The Drag. Although more mainstream than
                                                       earlier years it is traditionally home to underground
                                                       shops, tattoo parlors, and other eclectic shops.
                                                       Great shopping and eating. From local dining
                                                       experiences to near campus pubs and shops, this is the
                                                       place to be. Great for souvenir shopping and to visit the
                                                       campus that the Phi’s can call their own.

Night Life
 Warehouse District
 4th Street
 -for the over 21 crowd
 - older, more sophisticated crowd
 - bars and restaurants
 -dressier attire
 - gay bars- Rain: 217 W. Fourth St

 Our favorites: Vicci- Club: 404 Colorado
 St.,, Saba Blue Water Café- restaurant,
 Six- bar
 5 Street
 -extension of the Warehouse district
 Lucky, Red Fez, Apple Bar (all bars)
 Cuba Libre: 409 Colorado St

 Oslos- 301 W. Sixth St. and Lavaca

 Congress Ave: Copa (club/bar: salsa dancing) 217 Congress Ave

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  Real World House: 301 San Jacinto (close to the Warehouse District)
  Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

                                         6th Street
                                         clubs for 18+ and bars for 21+
                                         -cheaper drinks, lots of drink specials
                                         -crazier college crowd
                                         -restaurants- Hard Rock Café, Iron Cactus

                                         Our favorite bars: The Library, The Drink(dancing), Bar Austin (dancing),
                                         Spill (dancing), Treasure Island

                                         *Featured on the Real World Austin:
                                         Dizzy Rooster: 306 E. 6 St.

                                        Good clubs for 18+
      -Exodus (6 St) Hip Hop
      -Paradox (5 and Trinity) Hip Hop
      -Spiros (7 and Red River) Hip Hop
      -Bonggos (5 and Neches)- Spanish Music and Hip Hop

Austin Duck Adventures
The Duck Tour will take you downtown and see
some of the places that make Austin one of the
greatest cities in the country. With a Duck eye view
you will see the State Capitol, Governor's Mansion,
Bob Bullock Museum, historic Congress Avenue and
music rich 6th Street before "SPLASHING" into Lake

Please visit the website to obtain your ticket!


Austin Walking Tours
Not only are we “big” we are also the fittest city in Texas. With many recreational activities, the Austin
Walking Tour is something you don’t want to miss. Our scenic city is even better when you’re up close
and personal.

      This 90-minute tour begins across the street from the Governor's Mansion and continues through
      Wooldridge Park to the historic Bremond Block, where stately 19th-Century mansions chronicle the
      lives of the John Bremond, Sr. and John Robinson, Sr. families. Explore the fashionable residences
      of two Victorian families, (1854-1898). Guided tours for Bremond Block meet at the south entrance
      of the State Capitol at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March through November.CAPITOL

      The legend and lore of the red granite Texas State Capitol echoes through the chambers of the
      imposing structure, and through a wide circle around the restored building. A guide will provide
      information on statues, memorials and building surrounding the Capitol.

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      Guided tours meet at the south entrance of the State Capitol, Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 9
      a.m. March through November.

      A 90-minute walk through the historic downtown area of Austin. Learn the story of the founding of
      the city, the Republic Capitol, and the granting of statehood. See the elegant business houses and

      Guided tours meet at the south entrance of the State Capitol, Thursday through Saturday at 9 a.m.
      and Sunday at 2 p.m., March through November.


Austin Ghost Tours
Many historical sites exist in Austin, and, yes, that includes the ghosts that still remains to haunt. If you’re
wanting a little bit of excitement with your visit here, check out some of these websites that will allow you
to visit Austin’s spookiness.

http://www.austinghosttours.comAVE FROM:
Ghosts of Austin Downtown Walking Tour a
Haunted 6th Street Tour and our
Graveyard Tour

                                                   With all the ghosts and haunting, nothing is scarier than
                                                   the bats that live in Austin. Just kidding, it is quite the
                                                   spectacle to see! The bridges that span Austin's Town
                                                   Lake (right near where our official hotel is) are home to
                                                   one of the largest bat colonies in North America. Each
                                                   summer evening more than 1.5 million Mexican freetail
                                                   bats fly up and down the Colorado River, devouring
                                                   hundreds of tons of insects annually from the local area.
                                                   Watching the bats fly at dusk is an unforgettable
                                                   experience that's uniquely Austin.


  For all current events, please go to

Historic Sites

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Austin History Center
Part of the Austin Public Library system, the Austin History Center's local history collection provides
information about history, current events, and activities in Austin and Travis County.

810 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 974-7480

Austin Nature & Science Center

Hike a tree-lined path to this "living nature museum" in Zilker Park. Visitors are invited to discover the
natural world of Austin through scientific exploration. Journey down the Eco-Detective Trail (with the help
of our Eco-Detective Kit). Venture into the Small Wildlife Exhibits. The Center also features the Dino Pit,
an outdoor, hands-on exhibit utilizing six different areas for discovery and exploration. The Austin Science
and Nature Center offers a world of discovery for explorers of all ages.

                                         301 Nature Center Drive
                                         Austin, TX 78746
                                         (512) 327-8180

                                         Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
                                         Sun: Noon - 5 p.m.

                                         Admission: $2 suggested donation, free Eco-Detective kit rental with
                                         $1 donation.

Austin Steam Train Association

Experience America's romantic railroading past.
Ride a steam train through historic
neighborhoods or the Texas Hill Country. The
Austin Steam Train Association operates a
restored 1916 steam engine and a 1960 diesel-
electric locomotive.

708 Congress Avenue, Suite 210
Austin, TX 78767
(512) 477-8468

Office: Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Call for details

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River City Flyer $10-$25
Hill Country Flyer $10-$38
Charter - Call for Details

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Downtown Austin
tells the story of Texas through three floors of interactive exhibits, the
special effects of the Texas Spirit Theater and Austin's only IMAX
Theatre. With an indoor/outdoor café, a gift shop and special programs
throughout the year, the Museum offers something for everyone in
Texas, and for the Texan in everyone.

1800 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 936-8746
(866) 369-7108 (Toll Free)

Mon - Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sun: Noon - 6:00 p.m.

Exhibits: free to ages 18 and younger, $5.50 for adults
Multimedia Theater: $3.50 for youth, $5.00 for adults
IMAX Theatre: $5.00 for youth, $7.00 for adults
Senior discounts and money-saving combination tickets available

Capitol Visitors Center

The Capitol Visitors Center is located on the southeast corner of the grounds of the Texas Capitol. It is
housed in the restored 1856-1857 General Land Office building. The three-story castle-like structure
reflects the mid-19th-century mock-medieval revival architectural style and is the oldest state office
                                        building in Texas. The Visitors Center features exhibits and videos
                                        on the Capitol and Texas history as well as travel information and
                                        a gift shop.

                                        112 East 11th Street
                                        Austin, TX 78701
                                        (512) 305-8400

                                        Mon - Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                                        Sun: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

                                        Admission: Free

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Center for American History

The Center for American History is a special
collections library, archive, and museum that
facilitates research and sponsors programs on the
historical development of the United States. Exhibits
are on view at the Collections and Research division
in Sid Richardson Hall on the University of Texas
campus as well as at Winedale, near Round Top, at
the Sam Rayburn Library and Museum in Bonham,
and at the John Nance Garner Museum in Uvalde,

Sid Richardson Hall, Unit 2
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 495-4515

Mon - Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: Closed

Admission: Free

The Driskill Hotel

Opened in 1886, this luxurious hotel was designed to
rival the grand palaces of Chicago, St. Louis and San
Francisco. Beautifully restored, and one of the
"Leading Hotels of the World," and a National Trust
Historic Hotel. Step inside and step back into Austin's

604 Brazos
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-5911

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French Legation

The French Legation Museum is a historic house providing an intimate glance into the Republic of Texas
and the Victorian era. The museum offers the community a unique way to experience and learn about
history through guided tours of the historic home and restored kitchen. The annual events held at the
museum include Bastille Day, Easter Fete, Austin Museum Day, Archeology Awareness Day and
Christmas at the French Legation. The museum also offers a variety of school programs that provide
interactive learning experiences. Hands-on programs include the history of folk toys, archeology, the early
classroom, and archival research. The tranquil grounds of the French Legation comprise 2.5 acres of
beautifully landscaped space providing a perfect backdrop for special events.

802 San Marcos Street
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 472-8180

Tues - Sun: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

$4.00 adults; $3.00 seniors, AAA members and groups with advance booking; $2.00 teachers and
students with ID; free for ages 5 and younger

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

The George Washington Museum and Cultural Center is the first African-American neighborhood
museum in the state of Texas. This one-time branch library has expanded to a wonderful 36,000 square-
foot facility that includes four galleries, a conference room, classroom, darkroom, dance studio, 134-seat
theatre, and archival space, The galleries feature a core exhibit on Juneteenth, a permanent exhibit on
Austin African-American families, an Artists Gallery, and a children•fs exhibit on African-American
scientists and inventors.

1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 974-4926

Mon, Wed & Fri: 9:30 a.m. •| 6:00 p.m.
Tue & Thu: 9:30 a.m. •| 8:00 p.m.
Sat: 1:00 p.m. •| 5:00 p.m.
Sun: Closed

Admission: Free

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German Free School

Built in 1857 by German immigrants, this building was the first chartered school in Austin. Today the
building serves as the headquarters of the German-Texan Heritage Society.

507 East 10th St.
Austin, TX 78768-4171
(512) 482-0927

Office: Mon - Thu: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Library: Thu 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. or by appointment
Building Tours: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. or by appointment

Governor's Mansion

The Texas Governor's Mansion has been the home of every Texas governor since 1856. It is the fourth-
oldest continuously occupied governor's residence in the United States. The building is an important
example of Greek Revival architecture and contains one of the nation's finest collections of early 19th
century furniture.

1010 Colorado Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-5516 (tour information 24 hours)

Public tours
Mon - Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Due to security, tours must be booked one business day in advance by calling (512) 463-5518. No
                                      personal belongings are allowed.
                                      Call ahead for private tours

                                       Admission: Free

                                       Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

                                       The Harry Ransom Center houses one of the world's finest cultural
                                       archives with more than 45 million items, including extensive
                                       collections of rare books, manuscripts, photography, film, art and
                                       the performing arts. The Ransom Center Galleries offer diverse
                                       exhibitions from the Center's holdings, as well as a permanent

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display in the lobby that features a Gutenberg Bible and the first photograph ever taken.

21st and Guadalupe Street
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 471-8944

Mon: Closed
Tue, Wed, Fri: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sat - Sun: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

"It's all here: the story of our time with the bark off. This Library will show the facts, not just the joy and
triumphs, but the sorrow and failures, too." This is how Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the
United States, wanted the records of his life and his presidency to be viewed by the public. The LBJ
Library and Museum takes visitors back in time through six decades of American history with emphasis
on the turbulent 1960s. Visitors can see LBJ's 1968 Lincoln limousine, walk into a replica of the Oval
Office, and marvel at the life and accomplishments of Lady Bird Johnson in the First Lady's Gallery.

2313 Red River Street
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 721-0200

Mon - Sun: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed December 25th

Admission: Free

Mexic-Arte Museum

                                         Mexic-Arte Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, dedicated to cultural
                                         enrichment and education through the presentation and promotion
                                         of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin
                                         American art and culture. Founded in 1984, Mexic-Arte Museum
                                         has emerged as the Official Mexican and Mexican-American Fine
                                         Art Museum of Texas.

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419 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 480-9373

Mon - Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fri - Sat: 10:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Admission: $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for senior citizens/students; free for children younger than 12 (except
school groups).

O. Henry Museum

Famous for the short story, "The Gift of the Magi," O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) lived in this 1981
Victorian cottage. His experiences as journalist, draftsman, bank teller, and with the Texas Rangers are
reflected in his short stories. Memorabilia from the author's life in Austin furnish this National Literary

409 E. 5th Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-1903

Wed - Sun: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Old Bakery and Emporium

Built in 1876, this building originally housed the Lundberg Bakery and has served many famous guest
over the years including Teddy Roosevelt, O. Henry and Ma Ferguson. Now operated by the City of
Austin where you can buy wonderful crafts and confectionary items produced by local seniors.

1006 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 477-5961

Craft Sales: Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m.. - 4:00 p.m. (closed on most holidays)
Saturdays in December (prior to Christmas): 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Confectionery: 11:00 a. m - 1:30 p.m.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan Memorial

This statue was erected in 1994 to honor legendary musician
Stevie Ray Vaughan who died tragically in a helicopter crash in
1990. Music lovers still come to pay their respects to this
tremendous talent and symbol of Austin's music tradition.

Auditorium Shores Park
Riverside Drive and South First Street

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Susanna Dickinson House

This 1870's stone house was the home of Susanna Dickinson Hannig. one of the few survivors of the
Battle of the Alamo and the person who delivered the news of the Texan army's defeat to General Sam
Houston. It was at this house where Dickinson, later in her life, talked to historians and journalists about
the famous battle, providing details that became the basis of much of the state's historical record. The
house, in the German-inspired Texas Hill Country architectural style, has been documented as one of
Austin's oldest surviving residences, pre-dating both the University of Texas and the Capitol dome. House
is currently undergoing restoration and not open to the public.

Brush Square
409 E. 5th
(512) 472-1903

Symphony Square

Symphony Square is the headquarters of the Austin Symphony, the city's oldest performing arts group.
Located at Red River and 11th Streets, Symphony Square is a complex of four historic limestone
buildings and a 350-seat amphitheater.

Austin Symphony Orchestra
1101 Red River
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 476-6064

Texas Capitol

The 1888 Capitol is the working seat of Texas government. Including its new underground Extension, it is
the largest statehouse in the nation. The building houses an impressive collection of historical Texas
artwork and antique furnishings. Ten spaces have been returned to their turn-of-the-century appearance.

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Congress Avenue at 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-0063

Mon - Fri: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sat - Sun: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Texas Folklife Resources

Texas Folklife Resources (TFR) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving and
presenting the folk arts and diverse cultural expressions to be found in the Lone Star State. Right here in
Austin, TFR presents exhibitions, produces the Folk Masters Series at the historic Paramount Theatre,
and offers education programs for children and adults.

1317 S. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 441-9255

Texas Memorial Museum of Science and History

This starfish fossil is a well-preserved example from the
Cretaceous Period (144-65 million years ago)

The Texas Memorial Museum is a natural science museum
with exhibits and programs based on its renowned research
collection of more than 5.7 million specimens. Museum
exhibits focus on three areas: gems and minerals, Texas
wildlife, and fossils and dinosaurs. A number of unique
features include an on-site working paleontologist preparing fossil specimens and answering questions
from visitors, live-animal exhibits, and the country's first museum exhibit of immersive 3-D images of

2400 Trinity
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 471-1604

Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

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Texas State Cemetery

Walking through the Texas State Cemetery is like reading a history of Texas. Almost every aspect of
Texas' past is represented on the picturesque 18 acres in East Austin. Notables such as Stephen F.
Austin, "Bigfoot" Wallace, John Connally, Barbara Jordan, and Bob Bullock, along with hundreds of
Confederate veterans, lend their personal stories that together make up Texas' history.

909 Navasosta
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 463-0605

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

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