SXSW muscles its way onto Austin’s social calendar in a couple of weeks, but you can wrestle down plenty of other options for parties before, during and after the main event.
Feb. 22: Junior League of Austin presents Austin Entertains. Fair Market.
Feb. 23: Wonders and Worries Unmasked. JW Marriott.
Feb. 28: Austin Music Awards. ACL Live.
March 1: Back on My Feet Austin Gala. JW Marriott.
March 2: Flashback for Explore Austin. The Parish.
March 3: 10th Anniversary Celebration with the Avett Brothers plus Asleep at the Wheel. Long Center.
March 7: League of Women Voters Austin State of the City Dinner. Doubletree by Hilton.
March 8: Texas Film Awards for Austin Film Society. AFS Cinema.
March 9-18: South by Southwest Festival. Various venues.
March 18: Nine Core Values Awards Luncheon for First Tee of Greater Austin. Hyatt Regency.
March 20: Nature Conservancy of Texas Austin Luncheon. JW Marriott.
March 24: Austin’s Fab Five Event for Seedling Foundation. Westin Domain.