Are you getting excited about Austin Bakes for West? We sure are! The bake sale is tomorrow, Saturday, May 4, and waiting for our first kolache to sell feels like waiting for Santa to come. That is, if Santa were bringing amazing kolaches and money for AmeriCares’ relief efforts in West. If you’re mapping out your schedule for Saturday, here’s a convenient Google Map with all 8 locations of the bake sale plotted out. If you’re more a pen and paper person, the locations are:
Bee Cave: Whole Foods Market Bee Cave
12601 Hill Country Blvd, Bee Cave, TX 78738
Central Austin: Foreign & Domestic
306 E. 53rd Street, 78751
Central Austin: Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew
6610 N Lamar Blvd, 78757
Downtown Austin: Whole Foods Market Lamar
525 North Lamar Boulevard, 78703
East Austin: Springdale Farm
755 Springdale Road, 78702
Northwest Austin: Whole Foods Market Gateway
9607 Research Boulevard, #300, 78759
Round Rock: Round Rock Market Days
221 E. Main St., Round Rock, TX 78664
South Austin: Crema Bakery & Cafe
9001 Brodie Lane, Suite B, 78748
All eight bake sale sites will be open from 10 AM – 2 PM. Our online giving page is open now, and we’ve already raised over $500 there! None of the items at Austin Bakes for West will have price tags. Instead, our cheerful volunteers will take your gift for AmeriCares and encourage you to shop accordingly! We will be accepting cash and checks made out to AmeriCares at the bake sales. If you’d prefer to pay by credit card, please make your gift online and take the receipt to the sale to get shopping!
We are also preparing for lots of social networking on Saturday and afterwards. Here’s a rundown of links to our online communities:
- Flickr: We’ll be asking people to post photos of their baked goods and photos from the bake sale here!
- Twitter: If it’s 140 characters or less, and it’s about @AustinBakes, it belongs on Twitter! The volunteers and donors at the bake sale will be using the #austinbakes hash tag to share information on Saturday.
- Facebook: We like you, and you should like us, too! We’re posting bake sale previews, recipes, and donation updates on the Facebook Page.
- Facebook Event: Inviting your friends to the Facebook Event is a great way to spread the word about Austin Bakes.