Southwest Austin Events

8th Annual Apple Pie Giveaway

Thank you to everyone who came out and made our 8th Annual Apple Pie Giveaway such a HIT! We love this event as it gives us the opportunity to make new friendships in the community and reconnect with some familiar faces. We look forward to this each year and hope to see you all again next year! 

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Mother's Day Tips to Ensure Mom Has The Best Day Ever

Mother's Day is approaching quickly and we want you to be covered, ensuring an amazing day for both you and mom. Follow DO512's Tips on how to have the best Mother's Day ever!

Get Batty for This Austin Family Attraction!

Austin is home to the largest Mexican free-tail bat colony in North America, and Austinites love to celebrate those winged creatures. The colony lives underneath the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge in downtown Austin. 

While the "peak season" is in late July early August, it is still considered "Bat Season" in Austin right now! "Bat Season" takes place every year from March to November as the bats emerge around sunset to feed on a variety of flying insects. You can call the "bat hotline" at (512)327-9721 to see when bats have been emerging downtown.  

Not sure where to spend your batty experience? We've got you covered! Here are a few of the most popular bat viewing locations downtown.

- Sit on the lawn / Stand on the bridge: The easiest thing to do is to pack a picnic and head down to the Statesman’s Bat Observation Center in the northwest corner of the parking lot at least an hour before dusk.

- Take a boat tour:  Lone Star Riverboat offers public sightseeing cruises which are about an hour in length and which cost $10 per adult and $5-$7 for kids. Departure times vary slightly, depending on what time of year it is, and you do need to arrive a bit in advance. The boats are also BYOB so feel free to bring some drinks along for the cruise. 

- Enjoy the view from afar: The north side of Lady Bird Lake has several hotels with restaurants, which have some of the best bat watching views. One casual dining option is ...

Join us this Thursday for the Think, DO, and Grow Rich Event

We have a Big announcement and opportunity for you all to be apart of on Thursday, April 5th from 5:30 to 9:00 PM!
 
Recently, our team has been chosen to be featured on the New TV Show Success in Your City, which is a show highlighting entrepreneurs in different cities that are creating great things in their business and also helping others. 
 
The crew is Emmy award-winning, and the producers are the co-founder of Priceline, one of the original sharks on Shark Tank and a producer that worked with the Napoleon Hill Foundation to create the Think and Grow Rich movie.
 
As part of the show, we are filming a big fund-raising event for our non-profit, Cain Cares.  At this event titled Think, Do, and Grow Rich, we have the author of the new Think and Grow Rich book speaking and signing copies of the book, as well as myself speaking on how my thinking has changed and how that's impacted my life.  A portion of this will be me speaking about how BOLD has lead to me thinking at a much higher level.  There will be other speakers and also a panel discussion.
 
All the proceeds from the event and everything we do will also go towards our 1st Annual Love Where You Live Event, the following Saturday. This event will include our entire organization, along with any applicable service providers, essentially shutting down for the day to go and work as a team to improve a resident's home and property. By the end of the day, we will have made a new friend, and their home will once again be a place of happiness to help them along through their tough times and challenges. 
 
We would like to invite you to join us at this event on April 5th. You can reserve your tickets at ...

Candy Cain Lights Giveaway Winner!

The Holiday Season is our favorite time of the year, as everyone is in such a joyous and giving spirit! To celebrate, every year, our team rewards one very lucky Southwest Austin resident with a custom exterior holiday lighting package from Shine of Lakeway! We accept entries in November and love surprising the lucky winners on their doorstep with the fantastic news! Congratulations to this year's winner, Lisa Dufrene!

To stay in the loop about all of our contests and giveaways be sure to join our Loyalty Rewards program, Cain Club. Complete various small tasks to earn points for amazing prizes and services. Sign up TODAY on Cain Club.

2017 Southwest Austin Candy Cain Lights Contest Winners

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8th Annual Candy Cain Holiday Lights Contest

Every year, Cain Realty Group rewards one very lucky Southwest Austin resident with a custom exterior holiday lighting package from Dennington Decor.  It's one of our favorite events we put together every year, and we love showing up at the winner's doorstep to surprise them with the fantastic news.  

We begin accepting entries in November every year, and we usually surprise the lucky winner the first week of December. Residents can only win once, so make sure you fill out the entry form below to throw your name in the hat.

Click here to fill out your entry form!

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Southwest Austin Events: Weekly Update

There's always something interesting going on in Southwest Austin, and this week is no exception. Here are some updates/ events Southwest Austinites should know about going into this next week!

Austin Sound & Cinema - June 28, 2017

  • The four-show series showcases live bands paired with classic Hollywood movies at the Long Center. Doors and food trucks open at 6 p.m., with live music beginning at 7:30 p.m. and the movies beginning at 9 p.m. Free Admission 

Setting Goals for Small Business Excellence Seminar - June 29, 2017

  • Setting Goals for Small Business Excellence provides a hands-on, step-by-step instructions for establishing goals & strategies, defining core values. The purpose of this class is to provide business owners with exactly what they need to discover their most important goals and how to go about achieving them. Attendees must register here! (6/29/2017)

El Chilito - Grand Opening! June 30, 2017

  • El Chilito is an East Austin taquería boasting a delicious selection of Tex-Mex & interior Mexican tacos along with a full espresso bar, and a whole lot of local charm. The Grant Opening will include a pig roast on Friday, June 30th from 6-8pm. CLICK HERE to check out their menu!

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