The Calendar

Friday, Sept. 21:

  • Texas Tribune Festival at the University of Texas at Austin runs through Sunday, kicks off with keynote from Gov. Rick Perry at 6 p.m.
  • Texas Democratic Party's "Noche Azul" with San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and Newark Mayor Cory Booker; Sunset Station, San Antonio (6 p.m.)

Saturday, Sept. 22:

  • Harris County Democratic Party's Johnson Rayburn Richards Dinner; Hilton America's Hotel, Houston (6-9 p.m.)
  • Block walk for U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions with House candidate Jason Villalba; Dallas (8:30 a.m.)

Monday, Sept. 24:

  • House Elections Committee hearing (10 a.m.)
  • Land and Resource Management Committee hearing (10 a.m.)
  • Joint Public School Finance Committee hearing (9 a.m.)
  • Rally for Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson at the University of Texas at Austin (5-7 p.m.)
  • Fundraiser for Tarrant County GOP nominees Giovanni Capriglione, Craig Goldman, Stephanie KlickMatt Krause and Jonathan Stickland; Austin (4:30-6:30 p.m.)
  • Fundraiser for Collin County GOP nominees Jeff Leach, Scott Sanford and Scott Turner; Austin Club (4:30-6:30 p.m.)
  • Fundraiser for GOP Reps. Bill Zedler and Charles Perry and House candidates James Frank and Drew Springer; Austin Club (4:30-6:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, Sept. 25:

  • House Public Education Committee hearing (9 a.m.)
  • Senate Finance Committee hearing (10 a.m.)
  • Swearing-in ceremony for Rep. Bobby Guerra; Capitol (10:30 a.m.)
  • Fundraiser for Rep. Dan Huberty; Austin Club (4:30-6:30 p.m.)
  • Fundraiser for Rep. Linda Harper-Brown; Las Colinas Country Club, Irving (6:30-8 p.m.)

Wednesday, Sept. 26:

  • House Environmental Regulation Committee hearing (9 a.m.)

Thursday, Sept. 27:

  • House State Affairs Committee hearing (1 p.m.)
  • Fundraiser for House candidate Justin Rodriguez; Casa Hernan, San Antonio (5:30-7:30 p.m.)
  • Fundraiser for House candidate Carol Kent; W Residences, Austin (5:30-7 p.m.)