Big Hair Country Fair

benefiting Creative Action

Big Hair Country Fair February 24, 2018

Don’t miss Creative Action’s signature event, Big Hair Country Fair, unlike any event in Austin! Dine on all you can eat comfort food and carnival treats from local vendors and enjoy signature drinks from our sponsors Deep Eddy Vodka, Mighty Swell, High Brew Coffee, Waterloo Sparking Water, and Austin Eastciders!

Fun & Games

Take a stroll through our row of carnival games presented by Creative Action staff. We’ll have panning for gold, a hooch toss, fortune tellers, and many more surprises! You’ll enjoy signature cocktails, complimentary hairstyles, interactive art, youth performances, photo booths and live music!

Event Committee

Event Chair: Carly Christopher
Event Committee: Emily Beckman, Polly Cooper, Yvette Farrell, Laurie Gosda, Tara Miko Grayless, Lisa Hickey, Jim McDermott, Emily Stengel

Event MC: Elizabeth McQueen

Host Committee

BOS Forum
Lonnie & Polly Cooper
Hank & Yvette Farrell
Laurie & Dirk Gosda
Kendall & Jerry Jensen
David & Shelby Marquardt
Johanna & Mitchell Vernick
Joe & Kirstin Ross
Rich & Anne Smalling
Lisa & Stuart Thomajan

Support Austin Youth

The mission of Creative Action is to spark and support the academic, social and emotional development of young people.

Through interactive classroom performances, after school arts residencies and community-based programs, Creative Action’s team of professional Teaching Artists inspire youth to be creative artists, courageous allies, critical thinkers, and confident leaders in their community.

TICKETS & SPONSORSHIPS

Table sponsorships are available at various levels. Choose one below to attend or view our sponsorship document below to view more opportunities.

Buy Tickets or view the Sponsorship Packet to choose your level.

When you sponsor Creative Action’s Big Hair Country Fair, you are providing youth with creative youth development opportunities that inspire students to be creative artists, courageous allies, critical thinkers, and confident leaders in their community.

PROGRAM

Here's the rundown for our night of hootin' and hollerin'!

6:00 — Welcome and Carnival Games Begin! Including…

  • Big Hair styling

  • Photobooth

  • Carnival treats

  • Live art

  • Live music

  • Surprise bags

7:15 — Dinner

7:45 — Performances, and live auction

9:15 — Carnival reopens with surprise performance!

10:00 — Goodnight, y’all!

2018 LIVE AUCTION

Check out our amazing live auction items below.

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UT LONGHORN EXPERIENCE

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SAIL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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DINNER FOR 10 AT EDEN EAST

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AFRICAN PHOTO SAFARI

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JACKSON HOLE GETAWAY

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UNDERWRITE THE AFTER SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

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SWIFT’S ATTIC TASTING MENU FOR 10

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AUSTIN EASTCIDERS BASH

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PRIVATE DINNER FOR 12

+20,000

Students Served

750

Teachers Trained

25,000

Hours of Programming

105

Locations

venue

Fair Market

1100 E 5th St
Austin, TX 78702

more information

SPONSORS

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!