Think, drink, and be merry as we celebrate the jolliest Thinkery21 of them all!
Warm yourself with festive seasonal cocktails, jolly tamales and rockin' holiday tunes. Strut your stuff in our Ugliest Ugly Sweater contest or check out some great DIY holiday cards and gift ideas. There are even holiday drag performances from Austin International Drag Foundation!
Thursday, December 6, 7–10 pm
Advance sale: $22
Walkup: $30 each
Featured activities include:
Think outside the (ugly) sweater: Join us in celebrating the holiday with a quintessential ugly sweater contest.
JingleDrag – Get on the naughty list with holiday drag performances from Austin International Drag Foundation.
Hollies, Jollies, and Tamales — Indulge in a festive feast of tamales made with love from Tamale Addiction and be sure to take a selfie with #TamiTamale
Koozie Couture — Visit Bibliographia
mobile studio to learn the process of screen printing and make a holiday memento that will keep your drink cold and your hands warm.
Didn’t think too hard about that holiday card? Create and mail your own holiday-themed card with Giddy-up Art Studio
Voices singing let’s be jolly – We’ll be rocking around with holiday tunes courtesy of Texas Professional DJ and Dub Academy
Shop-aholics Unite: Did you forget to buy a gift for that special someone? No worries--Thinkery’s got you covered since our gift store is open for the shoppin’!
Jingle Booze is for one night, but a poem lasts forever – See what Typewriter Rodeo
has in store as they create custom poems on vintage typewriters.
Fa-la-la-la-Lahar – Learn about viscous, destructive mudflows with UT Geoscience and holiday favorite – cookie icing!
Drink and be merry — Sample some festive libations with Tito's Handmade Vodka
Cheers and Beers — Discover some new favorite holiday beers and how they differ from year-round beers with WhichCraft Tap Room & Bottle Shop
Jingle Bells, Jingle Smells: Walk down memory lane by identifying the smells you associate with the holidays and challenge your friends to investigate the subtlety of seasonal scents.
Keep Calm and Accessorize – Join Austin Creative Reuse
for some holiday embellishments by creating up-cycled magnets to display your holiday cards. Not into cards? Then jazz up that holiday sweater with a pin!
Paws and Show Your Love – Hoping to become a kitty mama or papa this holiday season? Visit the Austin Humane Society
to adopt a new feline bestie!
Festive Flames – You won’t want to roast chestnuts around these open fires, but you will want to see what WINS (Women in Natural Sciences) is sending up in flames!
Light It Up – Hop on a bike and create enough energy to light up a beautiful holiday display as Austin Energy shares tips on how to save energy and money during this holiday season!
Home for the Howl-idays – Let Austin Animal Center
help you find your new best canine friend and give them a forever home.
Insta-Snow – Make snowflakes in a flash using a special polymer and a little help from UT Chemistry.
Deck the Bookshelves—Make a holiday ornament and get signed up for a library card with Austin Public Library
Taste the Holidays – Sample Stellar Sauces and determine what holiday ingredient makes them full of festive flavor.
More activities coming soon!