Category: Events

Agenda for Meeting Tonight

March 11, 2014 1. Welcome – Kyla 2. New Member Intros 3. Treasurer Report – Irene 4. Elections: see for board positions and descriptions 5. Upcoming Events 6. Cake Show Post Mortem 7. Break – Dessert by Sheri George, Genevieve Levicki, Joanne Trcka, and Chris Cantrell

March 11, 2014 0

Highland Mall Notes

We are still working out details for the procedures to have cake competitors bring their masterpieces into the show at our new venue of Highland Mall. All registered competitors (and you MUST pre-register by this Sunday if you wish to compete, including children) will be getting complete information soon on these procedures. Please be patient…
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February 12, 2014 0

Bring Your Cake on Friday Night – Get Bonus Raffle Tickets!

We always have a big crunch of people trying to bring their cake entries in on Saturday morning at the last minute. This year with the venue change and the fact that there’ll be another event going on at the venue on Saturday from 10-2 means it’s really important to get your cake in as…
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February 4, 2014 0

Call for Volunteers

Many of you have already filled out our volunteer forms (sign up for the mailing list here: and then go here to put in your preferred hours:, and we sincerely thank you! A lot of other folks have told us they want to volunteer or have come to meetings but haven’t signed up.…
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February 4, 2014 0

Important venue change information about the “That Takes the Cake!” Sugar Arts Show in Austin

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have had to change the venue for the 2014 “That Takes the Cake!” Sugar Arts Show in Austin to the Austin Community College (ACC) campus at Highland Mall. The new address is 6001 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752 and the mall’s website is Highland Mall brings a…
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January 15, 2014 0

2014 Show Theme Information

We’ve got the official language for our 2014 show theme available for those who like to plan their awesome showcakes early: Time is of the essence for our 2014 theme of “Cake of Ages”. Cake decorators and sugar artists are challenged to create wedding, novelty, or other cake styles that depict a point in time…
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October 17, 2013 0

Day of Sharing Wrap Up

We had a fabulous Day of Sharing on Sunday and are very grateful to everyone who came! Here’s a summary of some of the things discussed and links the instructors wanted you to know about. First was Kerri Morris who showed us how to make a lovely Art Deco cake. She mentioned Bake Magazine, which…
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August 7, 2013 0

Austin Bakes for West

Just got an email via Bake a Wish that there will be a bake sale to benefit West, TX hosted by Austin Bakes. Details and a sign-up form to bake or volunteer can be found here.

April 26, 2013 0

Groupon Deal and Deadlines

Our cake show has a fabulous Groupon deal that just started, but has limited quantities. So grab it while you can and tell a friend! Also remember that the deadline to enter a cake, pre-register for a class, or get discounted online general admission tickets is February 15. So sign up now to avoid missing…
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February 14, 2013 0

On-Site Competitions at the Cake Show

That Takes the Cake! has two special on-site competitions this year – a Cake Club Cake-Off Challenge (Saturday 2:30 – 4:30) and a Speed Wedding Cake Competition (Sunday 12:30 – 2:00). Email Jennifer Bartos if you are interested in participating and she will send you more information.

January 24, 2013 0