In need of Serenity by fritters

4th Annual Indiana Browncoat Bash in Bloomington

On Saturday, Sept 17th, there will be another Bash in Bloomington! I've been to the last 3 & they are FUN!! It's free to attend, but there is swag for sale. Funds go to Middleway Houe in Bloomington, which is a shelter for battered women & children.

More details at
http://wildandbad.com/backwoodsbash or http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=180214548676812

If you come, please consider bringing a food item. We do a pitch-in picnic while watching DVDs, socializing, etc. :)

Whedon Wares, shop for charity

Are you a fan of Joss Whedon and his amazing works? Do you enjoy supporting charity? Then head
over to Whedon Wares: The Browncoat Store and take a look at some of our new and positively geeky
items! You can now sport your very own Firefly class pewter key chain. Decorate your home or
office with one (or more!) Big Damn Hero posters. Start or expand your 'Verse statue collection with
a Serenity: Inara Strikes statue – only 2 available for purchase. Proceeds from each and every sale at
Whedon Wares go to support Austin Browncoats championed charities. Visit www.whedonwares.com
today to start shopping!
Austin Browncoats is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt public charity located in Austin, TX. For more
information, visit www.austinbrowncoats.org.

Special Screening of Serenity, Dec. 6th at 12:30pm in Austin

Special Screening of Serenity:

Come join us on Sunday, December 6th at 12:30pm at the Village Alamo
Drafthouse Theater for a special screening of Serenity.
All proceeds from this event will go to the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage
Center, which is
our beloved Shepherd Book's charity organization. More information
about the Center can be found at: http://www.wootencenter.org/
Tickets are $6.75 and they are available on the Alamo web-site:
http://www.originalalamo.com/default.aspx?l=3&d=12/6/2009
We hope to see you there!

Reminder for the Lone Star Shindig Dec. 4th -6th

A Weekend at Southdown Abbey

Come visit Austin, Texas, December 4th-6th, 2009 as it is transformed
into Southdown Abbey on Persephone from the Firefly and Serenity
‘Verse.

Join us as we celebrate Shepherd Book’s journey before becoming a crew
member on Serenity. We’ll start with an Abbey Fashion Show, showcasing
Asian-inspired designs, while offering Sereniteas’ blended teas, as
well as homemade hors d’oeuvres. We’ll have a costume picnic on the
Abbey grounds and then a dance in the Fellowship Hall with music by
The Bedlam Bards and food made primarily from produce grown at the
Abbey! We’ll end this shiny shindig with Serenity on the Big Screen at
our local Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek.

The best part – all proceeds from this event will go to support The Al
Wooten Jr. Heritage Center of which Ron Glass, our Shepherd Book, is a
Board Member.

Want to spend a weekend at Southdown Abbey? Tickets are $25, get them now. Space is extremely limited for this event, so don’t miss out!

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit
www.lonestarshindig.com

Lone Star Shindig Dec. 4th-6th

A Weekend at Southdown Abbey

Come visit Austin, Texas, December 4th-6th, 2009 as it is transformed
into Southdown Abbey on Persephone from the Firefly and Serenity
‘Verse.

Join us as we celebrate Shepherd Book’s journey before becoming a crew
member on Serenity. We’ll start with an Abbey Fashion Show, showcasing
Asian-inspired designs, while offering Sereniteas’ blended teas, as
well as homemade hors d’oeuvres. We’ll have a costume picnic on the
Abbey grounds and then a dance in the Fellowship Hall with music by
The Bedlam Bards and food made primarily from produce grown at the
Abbey! We’ll end this shiny shindig with Serenity on the Big Screen at
our local Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek.

The best part – all proceeds from this event will go to support The Al
Wooten Jr. Heritage Center of which Ron Glass, our Shepherd Book, is a
Board Member.

Want to spend a weekend at Southdown Abbey? Tickets are $25, get them now. Space is extremely limited for this event, so don’t miss out!

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit
www.lonestarshindig.com

2nd Annual Jayne Hat Knit-a-Thon

Austin Browncoat's 2nd Annual Jayne Hat Knit-a-Thon will be held during Dragon*Con this year from September 4th-7th.  Our own Ma Cobb, Claudia, knit an impressive 12 Jayne hats during last year's Knit-a-Thon, raising $1000 in pledges benefiting The Kids Need to Read Foundation (KNTR).  She's at it again at Dragon*Con 2009!  Claudia will be knitting during all hours of the con this year, and pledges can be made either at the Austin Browncoats booth or via the Knit-a-Thon website, http://www.austinbrowncoats.com/Jaynehats.  In addition to pledging at the site, you can keep up to date with Claudia's progress with daily photos and progress logs.  Join us in cheering Claudia on and see just “how many Jayne hats can be knit at Dragon*Con?”  All proceeds will benefit KNTR.

Serenity, Bad Horse, Charity & More in Austin this Sunday!!!

Who: The Austin Browncoats
What: Austin's “Can't Stop the Serenity” 2009 event featuring “Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog”
Where: Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek

Hurry tickets are selling out fast! We still have seats available for our 10 PM showing at the Alamo Lake Creek. You can get your tickets here: http://www.drafthouse.com/lakecreek/shows.php?id=397

We also have a few Big Damn Bags still available. What's a Big Damn Bag? Well simply put, this bag is one of everything! Valued at over $150.00. We only have 10 of these, and once they're gone, they're gone for good! Contents include 1 ticket to the Austin CSTS event; 1 official 2009 CSTS T-Shirt, men's style; 1 official 2009 CSTS Poster, size 11x17; a special autographed item; exclusive artwork commissioned for Austin event; and more. Visit http://www.cantstoptheserenity.com/austin/merch.html and you will see the Big Damn Bag near the bottom of our merch page.

Hope to see you there.

Name The Crappy Town Where You're A Hero Charity Auction is Ending Soon!!!

Hey gang, just wanted to let you know time is closing in fast on the Crappy Town auction. If you haven't checked it out yet or placed your bid, here is the link to our site with all the info you need: www.austinbrowncoats.com/crappytown.php.  Proceeds are going to benefit Equality Now. Now how can you go wrong with that? Answer: You can’t. It is a win, win! You get a chance to have a town named after you and you help people in the process. Yay!