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Explore new scenery and rediscover the simple pleasures of yesteryear. The Estate calendar is full of tempting libations, restorative wellbeing, convivial experiences, and flavors to pique your palate. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org when you are ready to reserve your spot. Exclusively for overnight guests and members.
Weekdays | 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
With modern twists on traditional recipes, our mixologists infuse a sense of fun and whimsy into old-fashioned punch service. During our weekday cocktail hour, enjoy the festive air of ladles clinking against heirloom punchbowls as you soak in the one-of-a-kind buzz in our landmark Mansion, settle down on our Loggia, or take a glass to the garden where you can play vintage lawn games from croquet to horseshoes as the sun goes down.
Monday, May 3 | 6:30 PM
Candlelight Consciousness - Mother Moon Energy
Join us in the Sunken Gardens to begin the new month with a grounding candlelight meditation led by local yoga instructor, Melissa Phillips, as she takes us through guided meditation practices: breath work, mindfulness, traditional mantras to evoke emotional and intellectual awareness and deep relaxation. In honor of Mother’s Day (May 9) Attune to the Mother Moon Energy and the power of creation. Aligning our hearts desire with inner wisdom and knowledge to bring forth righteous action in our lives.
Thursday, May 6 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Live at the Mansion | Jane Leo
Each week, take a seat in the Living Room with a cocktail in hand and a moody soundtrack to accompany the scene. With the sounds of modern pedal steel, to fresh jazz floating in the air, you’ll have the perfect vibes to take you into the weekend. The month of May will feature the enchanting Austin duo Jane Leo.
Friday, May 7 | 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Learn about the art of elixirs and soak in the history of their use in cocktails. Blend flavors and build your own elixir using fresh herbs, spices and more to take home and infuse into your own cocktails. $40 per person in the Inn Courtyard.
Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8 | 5:00 PM
The Cool Down
An ice cream cone on a sunny day may just be one of life’s perfect simple pleasures. Take a break from art camp or a stroll around the fragrant rose gardens to savor hand-churned ice creams by The Mansion’s own Chef Susanna, prepared with locally sourced, fresh ingredients, and served out of a striking, retro-inspired Lutie’s ice cream bike.
Saturday, May 8 | Pilates Sculpt at 10:30 AM
Fitness and Mindfulness in Nature
Focus on your core with a pilates sequence in our gardens or take in a MoveStrong mat-based class that uses your body weight, intentional breath, and time intervals to find your body's limits and develop a new and stronger you. Wellness is a way of life at the Estate, but we won’t judge you one bit if you decide on a post-class mimosa.
Saturday, May 8 | 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
By Hand: The Ancient Art of Water Marbling
In this workshop students will be introduced to the ancient art of water marbling- a centuries old process that involves floating pigments on the surface of specially treated water. Textile artist Mercedez Rex, will cover a brief history of the craft before guiding participants through how to achieve specific patterns using various tools. Each student will have their own tray and time to experiment with learned techniques and color combinations before transferring their designs on to silk and paper.
Saturday, May 8 | 5:00 to 6:00 PM
Records & Reserves | Amari Tasting
Spend a relaxing afternoon listening to warm, crackly vinyl in our Listening Room. We’ll have specially curated reserve bottles ranging from cult Napa Valley Cabs to limited runs of small batch bourbon, so you can pair some soulful Charles Bradley with a smoky mezcal, our new favorite Texas Whisky with some vintage Willie Nelson, or an effervescent Pet Nat with the soothing sounds of Dorothy Ashby.
Sunday, May 9 | 9:00 AM
Sound Healing Session
Lay back on a yoga mat and relax as planetary tuned gongs, crystal bowls, Tibetan bowls and other instruments are played to create a vibrational, healing experience that resonates with every cell in the body, leaving you rejuvenated and refreshed. These instruments put you in a state of deep relaxation, work to clear the subconscious, calm the mind, and activate your body's natural healing systems.
Sunday, May 9 | Yoga at 10:30 AM
Yoga with Peach House ATX
Give yourself an hour of curated self-care with Caitlin Fennessy, founder of the popular Peach House ATX. The classes are creatively curated and intuitively choreographed, consistently challenging but approachable for all levels because of thoughtful cueing and modifications and variations.
$20 per person
$20 per person
Sunday, May 9 | 11:00 AM
Mother's Day Brunch
Treat mom to a new tradition with a special brunch at the Mansion. Complete with multiple stations including favorites like soft shell crabs, lobster, crab cakes, a pastry bar and more.
Sunday, May 9 | 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Gypsy Floral Mother's Day Flower Bar
Gypsy Floral is setting up their signature flower bar on the Mansion lawn to create the perfect bouquet for mom using a selection of their luscious blooms fit for a still life painting. Treat mom to a bouquet she can curate herself, or surprise her with a special bunch of flowers.
Sunday, May 9 | 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Mother's Day Live Portraits
Get a keepsake of the day of an abstract-style line drawing portrait with mom by local artist Hallie Shafer.
Sunday, May 9 | 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Easter Sunday Picnic
Feel time slow down as you linger over a picnic spread on our manicured lawn overlooking seasonal blooms and ornamental water fountains. Relax as every detail has been taken care of, from the comfortable picnic blanket, Champagne on ice, and delectable bites prepared with fresh, local ingredients by our award-winning chefs, Bradley Nicholson and Susana Querejazu. Reservations required.
Tuesday, May 11 | 5:00 PM
Vintage Society | Sparkling Italian Whites for the Summer
This month, sit down and explore the world of refreshing Italian white wines to take you into the summer months.
Daily | First Come Basis
Drive the Mercedes-Benz House Cars
Through a unique partnership, guests of the estate have access to our fleet of luxury 2020 Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Feel the movement of the Texas air from behind the wheel of the E53 Cabriolet or S560 Cabriolet. For an elegant evening ride, take the GT53 4-Door Coupe. Each vehicle is available on a first come basis. Please see the Estate Host for more details.
Preview of What is To Come
Tuesday, May 11: Vintage Society: Sparkling Italian Whites for Summer
Wednesday, May 12: The Mystic Hour wit Sister Palm
Thursday, May 13: Live at The Mansion with Jane Leo
Friday, May 14: Infusions 101 | The Cool Down
Saturday, May 15: Pilates Sculpt | Records & Reserves Mezcal Tasting | The Cool Down
Sunday, May 16: Morning Yoga | Sunday Picnic | Austin Film Society: Private Screening of "Without Getting Killed or Caught"
Tuesday, May 18: Night School: A Blind Wine Tasting Experience & Learning to Navigate a Wine List with June Rodil and Mary Catherine Edmondson
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