2018 AFHC Tube Trip & River Clean Up
Jun
23
9:45 AM09:45

2018 AFHC Tube Trip & River Clean Up

"Hey, you guys!" Are you ready for a Two-Part Goonies Adventure? 

21 and up only

Come join us on June 23rd as we tube down the San Marcos River for our 2018 AFHC Tube Trip & River Clean Up for Part 1 of our Goonies Adventure!! Part 2 of this trip will take place on Sept 15th which will take us towards the treasures that await on the Ole Pirate Ship (boat trip). Stay tuned for details to come on Part 2 of this trip. 

Get your advance tickets now for Part 1: 2018 AFHC Tube Trip & River Clean Up at a discount for $45 before May 31st. That's a deal even the Goonies would take advantage of!!! Mama Fratelli won’t let this deal last long though, after May 31st tickets will be $55 up until June 22nd. On June 23rd, day of the event, tickets will be $60. So don't delay and get your tickets today! 

Tickets can be purchased one of our pop-ups online click below. We will have a list of all ticket holders at check-in.

Tickets purchased on the day of the event, June 23rd will be CASH ONLY.

There will be NO REFUNDS if you will not be able to make the trip.

For your first adventure in Part 1:

2018 AFHC Tube Trip & River Clean Up, your entry fee covers

  • Travel to and from the river located in Martindale
  • Tube rental
  • A 2018 Limited Edition AFHC tank top or t-shirt
  • AFHC collapsible flask
  • Adult beverages, bottled water, snacks, games, and prizes!

When we return from our adventure down the river, the party isn't over just yet. Those who dare can join us for drink and food specials thanks to our friends at Bender Bar!!!!

Now for the details: June 23rd: We will meet in the parking lot for Bender bar. Please be on the lookout for the AFHC flag flying in the parking lot. You will need to be in the parking lot at 9:45 am for check-in. Rideshare, Capital Metro Bus, Uber, Lyft, or carpooling is encouraged. The parking lot for Bender Bar is conveniently located next to the South Congress Transit Center, Capital Metro Park & Ride.

Updates for our adventure can be found on our Facebook Event. RSVP to get notifications.

Meetup Spot:
http://www.benderbar.com/
321 W Ben White Blvd #300, Austin, TX 78704
 

Tubing Location:
http://donsfishcamp.com/
105 Nelle Ln, Martindale, TX 78655

If you have any questions about the trip or would like to become a sponsor please contact Roman Gabriel  at theMexicanAFHC@gmail.com

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Eastside Pop Up "Spring Fling" Benefitting Yellow Bike Project
May
27
11:00 AM11:00

Eastside Pop Up "Spring Fling" Benefitting Yellow Bike Project

::Save The Date:: 
Join Us For An Afternoon Of Eating, Drinking and of Course Shopping With Good Friends. 
We Will Be Celebrating Austin's Yellow Bike Project And All They Do For Our Community.
This Event Is Free + Family Friendly + Pet Friendly + All Are Welcome ❤️
Eats & Drinks by Gourmands
Pop Up Market Curated by Eastside Pop Up

:: Austin's Yellow Bike Project::
The Austin Yellow Bike Project (YBP) 501c(3) is a volunteer-powered initiative to put bicycles on the streets of Austin and Central Texas by operating community bike shops, teaching bike mechanics and maintenance, and acting as a local bike advocacy group.

"Be the change you would like to see in the world." - Gandhi
"Keep Cycling: it is Undoubtedly the Best form of Activism there is."

::More Details TBA::

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1861/2018 Gen Sam Houston Folk Festival Beard and Moustache Comp
May
19
4:00 PM16:00

1861/2018 Gen Sam Houston Folk Festival Beard and Moustache Comp

Come on out to the 2nd Annual 1861 Gen.Sam Houston Beard and Moustache Competition, during the 31st Sam Houston Folk Festival in beautiful Huntsville TX!

Upon entering the grounds, find the Austin Facial Hair Club booth and sign up for one of 6 categories:
1) Full Beard
2) Moustache
3) "The Jed" (Goatee) named after one of the great TX goatee wearers and Folk Musicians, Jed Marum.
4) "The General" (Sideburns) named after Gen. Sam Houston himself, because he didn't have enough things named after him.
5) Best Groomed Facial Hair
6) Craft - Artificial, make-your-own-beard, all-ages. We will have supplies at the AFHC booth.

Be sure and sign up before 4pm on Saturday May 19, and we'll see who has the best and most crowd pleasing whiskers in a light-hearted, fun-filled event!

31st Annual General Sam Houston Folk Festival dates & times:
May 18, 19, & 20, 2018

Friday, May 18th, 9am—3pm
Saturday, May 19th, 10am—6pm
Sunday, May 20th, Noon—5pm

ADMISSION:
Adult (13 and up) $5 per day
Child (4-12) $3 per day
Children 3 and under are free

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Bazaar Brunch "Earth Day "Editon
Apr
22
2:00 PM14:00

Bazaar Brunch "Earth Day "Editon

And We Are Back.......Let's Celebrate Earth Day Together!!
Stop by our Handcrafted and Vintage Market on the lawn at Bouldin Creek Cafe .Enjoy a lovely brunch and maybe even sip on a mimosa. This event is FREE, family friendly and of course dogs are welcome. Please join us. Support Local Art!
❤️Bouldin Creek Cafe serves up one of the best Vegan and Vegetarian Brunch’s in Austin❤️

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TXRD - Holy Rollers vs Putas del Fuego
Apr
21
6:00 PM18:00

TXRD - Holy Rollers vs Putas del Fuego

Doors open at 6pm
Skates hit the track at 7pm
$20 at the door

The After Party will be at The Jackalope South Shore right after the bout! Party with your favorite skaters!

TXRD is partnering with RubysRainbow.org. The goal and mission at Ruby’s Rainbow is to grant scholarships to adults with Down syndrome who are seeking post-secondary education, enrichment or vocational classes, helping them achieve their dreams of higher education while spreading awareness of their capabilities and general awesomeness. Keep an eye out for the donation buckets! 

Buy your tickets here!!! ----> http://Universe.com/txrdholyfuego

You can also get a discount code at the fine establishments listed below. Besides saving some $$$... See More

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FXFY Presents: Free Live Music
Mar
17
to Mar 18

FXFY Presents: Free Live Music

Saturday 3.17.2018
FXFY, ACGR, & AFHC Presents:

1:00AM PartyWizard
- - - - - https://youtu.be/nFWusYFsmc8
12:00AM The Manx
- - - - - https://youtu.be/Z4y2shw0L-Q
11:10PM OMG WTF BBQ
- - - - - https://youtu.be/DI0g7zF3FYk
10:20PM  Tia Carrera
- - - - - https://youtu.be/2F5hthsl-Wk
9:30PM Suckling
- - - - - https://suckling1.bandcamp.com/releases
8:40 Stay Inside
- - - - - https://stayinside.bandcamp.com/
7:50PM Special Guests*
- - - - - 
7:00PM The Revenge Wedding
- - - - - https://youtu.be/1yPDAiljA1g

Free Admission, 21+
No Wristband Required
Music from 7pm-2am

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BBQ Shack Presents: Free Live Music!
Mar
16
to Mar 17

BBQ Shack Presents: Free Live Music!

Friday 3.16.2018
BBQ Shack Presents:

1:00AM Yard Work (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/36zj67yqayw
12:15 AM Voidstrider (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/kUrE_iX0rUI
11:30PM Weak Flesh (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/Tps26W_qPgM
10:45 PM Black Mercy (Austin)
- - - - - DEBUT PERFORMANCE
10:00PM Taverner (Austin)
- - - - - 
9:15PM The Reeks (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/gtCo8MiaEeI
8:30PM A Deer A Horse (Brooklyn)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/H-OzmS7QrzA
7:45PM Gools (New Orleans)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/wOlgmsr0O9A
7:00PM WE Are The Asteroid (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/Esor4HOs1lI

Free Admission, 21+ 
No Wristband Required
Music from 7pm-2am

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AFHC & FXFY Present: Live Music, Gratis
Mar
15
to Mar 16

AFHC & FXFY Present: Live Music, Gratis

Great Live Music at The Liberty!

1:33am  Pleb 
12:48am  Koningsor 
12:03am  The Reploids 
11:18pm The Heartland Rager  
10:35pm  Fight Plan 
9:52pm  Texacalas' Pony Island Express 
9:09pm  NOCONA - https://youtu.be/_BFWVEiN2xo 
8:26pm  Corinne Rose - https://youtu.be/cCmOcZeZoK0 
7:43pm  Tejon Street Corner Thieves -https://youtu.be/RnXRgYb_qF8
7pm  Duane Mark - https://youtu.be/P4WwSUoo3jk 

No Cover Charge, 21+
No Wristband Required
Music from 7pm-2am

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AFHC Presents: Lord Buffalo, Fee Lion, The Whips, More
Mar
15
12:00 PM12:00

AFHC Presents: Lord Buffalo, Fee Lion, The Whips, More

Free Live Music from amazing bands!
Music starts at Noon with very special artists from distant lands.
5pm Lord Buffalo
4pm Leo's Carwax
3pm FEE LION
2pm The Whips
1pm Secret Japanese Hip Hop Artists*
12pm Secret Japanese Hip Hop Artist*

Peruse the offerings from some of our amazing and talented local craft artisans! 

Eat delicious and award-winning taco (y mas) fare from Pueblo Viejo!

All ages, Free, No Wristband or Badge required.

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Pi Day show at The Liberty presented by AFHC & FXFY
Mar
14
to Mar 15

Pi Day show at The Liberty presented by AFHC & FXFY

Wednesday 3.14.2018
“Pi Day”

1AM Obnosticon (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/3WD5L8I_Hsg
12:00 Megafauna (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/WQdLFtsocew
11:10 Opposite Day (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/zCzJNbwYPQM
10:20 JUDO NO (Santa Cruz)
- - - - - https://judono.bandcamp.com/
9:30 Vision Kids (Austin)
- - - - -
8:40 Halcon Cara (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/gCLp1yPlNTI
7:50 The Gospel Truth (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/PfTtpUVI7nY
7:00 Queue Queue (Austin)
- - - - - https://youtu.be/lhKqqRzKkkM

No Cover, 21+
Shows start at 7pm
No Wristband Required

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Hotel Vegas presents SX Soundcheck Saturday!
Mar
10
1:00 PM13:00

Hotel Vegas presents SX Soundcheck Saturday!

Hotel Vegas presents
~~*~*Spring Break Boogie VII*~*~~
SX Soundcheck Saturday

4 Stages of Entertainment!
Eastside Pop Up Vendors!
Doors at 1pm
FREE on the Patio

PATIO STAGE - 2pm
UmeMegafaunaMagna CardaBoomBaptistDaniel Francis Doyle & The Dreams,  Caroline SaysBlushingPeyote CoyoteChakra Kahnbrother sports, DJ Sadah Luna
Followed by 10pm DANCE PARTY on the patio with Austin's Hottest New DJ Crew --STDS-- featuring DJ Tweedy & more!
--No Cover--

The Volstead STAGE - 10pm
DJ Orión García
--No Cover--

Hotel Vegas STAGE - 9pm
Annabelle ChairlegsRoky Moon & The ReputationsMean JoleneLöwin, and The Halfways
--$5--

HOTEL VEGAS ANNEX INSIDE STAGE - 10pm
Club Vegas POP UP from 10-2am
--No Cover--

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CASI XII 80’s Night Dance Party!
Feb
25
to Feb 26

CASI XII 80’s Night Dance Party!

Just Can’t Get Enough! Well then, Come Rock the Casbah at CASI XII’s 80s Night New Wave Dance Party at Elysium!!! Elysium nightclub has been a staple in Austin since 2001, and they are known for hosting the alternative nightlife scene and the best 80s night dance parties in town. So, grab another Lone Star and say farewell to family and friends with one last dance. Stay tuned for the secret password for entry.

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Come and Shave It XII Celebration Brunch!
Feb
25
12:00 PM12:00

Come and Shave It XII Celebration Brunch!

Not ready for Come And Shave It XII to end? Then our Celebration Brunch at Drinks Lounge is where you need to be! Revisit last night’s adventures and victories with some hearty brunch food and drink specials starting at 12pm. Drinks Lounge is known for their wonderful pancake sliders, Bloody Mary’s, breakfast tacos, mimosa buckets, and their famous trash browns. And, of course, they will have plenty of our favorite beverages, Lone Star Beer and Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey. Let’s Celebrate!!

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Come and Shave It XII After-Party
Feb
24
to Feb 25

Come and Shave It XII After-Party

  • The Jackalope South Shore (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Right after CASI XII, the party continues at Jackalope South Shore!!! The Jackalope South Shore is a lively neighborhood bar, and Austin institution that is conveniently located across the street from Come And Take It Live. This bar has an amazing food truck, that serves up delicious burgers (meat and veggie), wings, and a host of other goodies. Jackalope South Shore also features a pool table, and a spacious patio, and outdoor space complete with games! Their in-house DJ will keep us all going till the wee hours of the morning. And of course, we can’t forget about their trademark giant Jackalope! Be sure to get your picture taken with it before the night is through! Can’t wait to to party with y’all!

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Come and Shave It XII Yeti Happy Hour
Feb
23
3:00 PM15:00

Come and Shave It XII Yeti Happy Hour

We hope you can come celebrate Come And Shave It XII’s Friday Happy Hour with Austin Facial Hair Club at the new Yeti Flagship Store located in the heart of Austin, Texas on Congress Avenue. Yeti built not only the cooler you can use every day, but also but the coolest store front that has a bar!!! You can shop for Yeti products you won’t find online and toast your bearded family with an ice cold Lonestar beer. Oh, and a little secret, Yeti has donated some great items to the CASI prize bags! 

Come And Shave It XII is a beard and moustache competition for charity which takes place Saturday, February 24th at Come And Take It Live. You can purchase competitor and spectator tickets below!

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Come and Shave It XII Family Lunch
Feb
23
11:00 AM11:00

Come and Shave It XII Family Lunch

Join Austin Facial Hair Club at our Come And Shave It XII Family Lunch on Friday, February 23rd for some scrumptious Tex-Mex food for meat-eaters and vegetarians at El Mercado Restaurant South! El Mercado is also known for their award-winning margaritas, plus they will have plenty of Lonestar Beer available. We plan to dine on their beautiful back patio which is dog friendly and has a fun playscape for the kiddos to enjoy. Lunch is from 11am-1pm. We hope to see you there!!

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8th Annual Albert's Whimsical Whisker Revue
Dec
2
5:00 PM17:00

8th Annual Albert's Whimsical Whisker Revue

Join us at the 44th Annual Dickens on the Strand in Galveston, TX for our 8th Annual Albert's Whimsical Whisker Revue! Celebrate whiskers of all styles as members and friends of the Austin Facial Hair Club judge the best of the bearded and dandy! 

Categories include:
Rip Van Winkle (full beard)
Most Impressive Picadilly Weepers (sideburns)
Finest Gatter Soaker (moustache)
Noblest Toff (best groomed) 
Hair-est Maiden in the Land (ladies). 

Interested contestants may register in person at the Austin Facial Hair Club Booth on 22nd across from Murphy's.

The Revue will be held from 5-7pm on the Windsor Castle Stage right there at 22nd and Strand!!

We will be partying all weekend at this fantastic and historical event!
Email austinfacialhairclub@gmail.com for more details

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4th Annual Dog Beard and Moustache Competition
Oct
21
12:00 PM12:00

4th Annual Dog Beard and Moustache Competition

On Saturday, October 21st, dog lovers throughout central Texas will convene and show off their canine’s coiffure. Please join the Austin Facial Hair Club and Austin Animal Center at the Mohawk for the 4th Annual Dog Beard and Moustache Competition. 

The Austin Facial Hair Club and The Mohawk are teaming up to raise funding and awareness for The Schrodi Memorial Fund. 

The Schrodi Memorial Training Fund helps owners who can't afford top dollar training be able to train and keep their dogs.
The fund teams with top dog trainers and behavior consultants to train owners how to handle and manage their dog(s) and their behaviors in a reward-based style. Owners will fill out an application and be chosen based on training and financial need.


And Love-A-Bull.
Love-A-Bull is an outgrowth of the former Austin American Pit Bull Terrier Meetup Group, which was formed in 2003.The mission of Love-A-Bull is to promote responsible guardianship and improve the image and lives of pit bull type dogs through community support, education, advocacy, and rescue.

Don't have a dog? Come join the party anyway! Doors open at noon. This family-friendly event is $5 (suggested donation) to attend plus $5 per category entered. You can enter your dog into as many categories as you like. 

Categories: 
Dog & Owner Look-A-Like: Pet and owner must be similar in appearance, style, and attitude

Freestyle: Styled beard and moustache. Styling products permitted, any shape or color! Emphasis on creativity and complexity of design. Anything goes, and costumes are welcome.

Best Groomed: Neatest-looking, well-kept dog beard. Emphasis on symmetry, clean lines, and a neatness of the canine beard.

Gnarliest Beard: Wild-looking, gnarly dog beard! The wilder the better!

Sweetest Stache: The title says it all!

Old Timer: Has your dog become a curmudgeon, full of grey hair and living on a prayer? Give them one last hurrah by entering them here! 

The Finale!
Best in Show: Winners of each category will go head-to-head to see who is the overall Best in Show! Audience participation will be a big factor in this decision.

To enter your pet in one of the categories, please complete the form that can be found at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/pzVb2rJqtbQXYGFr1

We will also be registering walk up competitors before 1pm on the day of the event!

All proceeds from this event benefit The Schrodi Memorial Fund and Love-a-Bull. 

A huge thank you to our sponsors and vendors:
Lone Star Beer
Tullamore Dew
Titos Handmade Vodka "Vodka for Dog Lovers"
Tomlinson's
Ruta Maya Coffee
Dog + BONE
Zoom Room
Slab BBQ
Weight Watchers
J. Sam Frankel
Millies Wolfheart USA

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Mama K & the Shades, Kalu & the Electric Joint, Lindsay Beaver
Sep
3
to Sep 4

Mama K & the Shades, Kalu & the Electric Joint, Lindsay Beaver

Official 2017 WBMC After Party #3

Held at the world famous Antone's Nightclub!!! Drink Specials, Live Music, and other special offerings for WBMC participants and spectators! 

Mama K and the Shades
https://www.facebook.com/mamakfunk/

Kalu and the Electric Joint
https://www.facebook.com/KaluandTheElectricJoint/

Lindsay Beaver
https://www.facebook.com/Lindsaybeaverandthehotdamns/

#2017WBMC

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2017 Remington Beard Boss World Beard & Moustache Championships
Sep
1
to Sep 3

2017 Remington Beard Boss World Beard & Moustache Championships

  • The Long Center for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Proceeds from this event will be donated to the following charities.

Out Youth
F.A.R.M Vet
Livestrong

Benefitting

 

Remington Beard Boss
Lonestar Beer
Tullamore D.E.W Whiskey
Grave Before Shave

Captain Fawcett
Legendary Man
Billy Jealousy

Sponsors

 

 

The 2017 World Beard and Moustache Championships are coming to Austin, Texas Sep. 1–3 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. The three-day competition, hosted by the Austin Facial Hair Club, will attract beard enthusiasts from around the world including more than 1000 competitors and fans. Every two years, the WBMC showcases the very best in men’s and women’s whiskers and unites beards in a cultural event like no other. Projected to be the largest competition to date, the three-day event will include live entertainment, local food vendors, family-friendly activities and dozens of facial hair categories. 

About

 

Friday, September 1 @ The Long Center

10AM -12PM | Check-In & Qualifying/Category Confirmation
12:15PM | Competitor group photo on the lawn
1 PM | Opening Ceremonies
2PM | Moustache Categories*
5PM | Craft/Fantasy | Whiskerinas*

Saturday, September 2 @ The Long Center

10AM | Late Check-in & Qualifying/Category Confirmation
12PM | Partial Beard Categories*
5PM | Full Beard Categories*

Sunday, September 3 @ The Long Center

10AM | Late Check-in, Qualifying/Category Confirmation
12:30AM |  ALL Freestyle Categories (moustache, partial, full beard)*
5PM | Best In Show*
6PM | Closing Ceremonies*

*Category placement is subject to change depending on size

Competition Schedule

FAQ
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Official WBMC Welcome Party
Aug
31
5:00 PM17:00

Official WBMC Welcome Party

The official Welcome Party, Meet and Greet, and 12 month Beard Sprint competition all-in-one night! 

Every year AFHC holds a shave party (we know don't shave) at a local bar in East Austin and competitors line up to prove who can grow the gnarliest beard for our annual Come and Shave It. The gnarliest of the 6 month sprinters will be crowned. Since we are hosting worlds we thought we'd give these gents a full year to grow and show.

Beard Sprint Competition

 

Networking

Meet your fellow travelers from 30 countries, enjoy the tranquil and fermented ambiance of one of Austin's most revered drinking institutions. 

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AFHC Presents: Come and Tube It!!
Jul
15
10:30 AM10:30

AFHC Presents: Come and Tube It!!

AFHC's Annual Tubing Trip!!!

Saturday July 15th!

Take a break from the Texas heat, and join us on the river for an epic float and some nice cold Lone Star Beer!

Only 60 tickets available so get yours a.s.a.p.!

10:30am we'll meet at the The Park Bar and Grille parking lot, 4024 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704. BE ON TIME! The buses leave at 11am, if you miss the bus you will need to drive to Dons Fish Camp in Martindale.

We've got some great swag for y'all this trip! Come and Tube It shirt, double wall club cup, lone star swag, beer/whiskey. Plus beer specials waiting for us at The Park Bar and Grille afterwards!

*Leave your items in your car. AFHC and Dons fish camp is not responsible for lost or stolen items. If you do bring a anything on the bus, have it in a small bag with your name on it. Item's will be removed from the bus after the drop off at the river so it can go back into service for other tubers. Dons will place brought items in their office

*21+ only

*Please utilize car pool or ride share if you can

Email TheMexicanAFHC@gmail.com with any questions.

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Las Putas del Fuego vs Rhinestone Cowgirls
Jul
8
6:00 PM18:00

Las Putas del Fuego vs Rhinestone Cowgirls

The undefeated Rhinestone Cowgirls take on Las Putas Del Fuego.

Doors open at 6pm
Wheels hit the track at 7pm
$20 at the door

Get your tickets today!
www.universe.com/RCPDF

You can also buy discounted vendor tickets at the fine establishments listed below. Besides saving some $$$, you just might run into some rollergirls, too!

Medusa Skates - 3515 Hyridge Drive
Texas Chili Parlor - 1409 Lavaca St
Pasta & Co - 3502 Kerbey Ln
Don's Automotive - 1636 S 1st St
Strive Green - 1631 Barton Springs Rd

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Welcome to Our Tribe
Jul
7
to Jul 8

Welcome to Our Tribe

All Are Welcome ( 21+)
Join Us For an Evening Of Drinking , Dancing, & Shopping With The Eastside Pop Up Tribe.

::Handcrafted & Vintage Market::
::Libations from Cheer Up Charlies::
::Delicious food by Arlo's::
::Support Your Community::

We are so happy to announce that the Eastside Pop Up tribe will be donating 10% of all vendor sales to Society For Animal Rescue and Adoption

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