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A Sandlot Facility

Where everybody enjoys a home field advantage.

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The Long Time is...

...a unique event space for rent in far east Austin. Five acres of versatile grounds provide a contemporary country backdrop for wedding ceremonies & receptions, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, musical performances, sporting events (baseball/kickball), corporate retreats, educational workshops, or any other cause for celebration. We strive to create authentically Austin events on almost any budget. Welcome to the Long Time.

Only 12 miles east of downtown Austin, The Long Time provides: 5 acres of beautiful Texas landscape, ancient pecan and oak trees, comfortable indoor/outdoor meeting space, covered front and back porches, a baseball/softball/kickball field, a batting cage with accompanying sports equipment, a metal and wood shop (instructor required), a shade pavilion, a towable flatbed trailer-cum-stage, a kitchen with food storage and prep space, a wildflower meadow, fruit and vegetable garden full of hyper-local ingredients, two bedrooms, two indoor bathrooms, an outdoor bathroom facility, a variety of parking options, on-site camping availability, event tents, a golf cart, lots of hens and a really mean rooster.

Sandlot is...

...more than baseball! It's kickball and camp outs. It's live music and tacos. It's welding retreats and wedding receptions. It's making the maximum impact with the minimum means. It's hyper-local and DIY. It's wildflowers and outlaw country. It's whatever you dream up!

Come out and show us what you've got in mind!

It's Build-Your-Own Corporate Welding Retreats! (Why not?)

It's Build-Your-Own Corporate Welding Retreats! (Why not?)

It's weddings in the Church of Sacred Geometry.

It's weddings in the Church of Sacred Geometry.

It's live music with friends.

It's live music with friends.

It makes a great set.

It makes a great set.

It's photo shoots with built-in grittiness.

It's photo shoots with built-in grittiness.

 
 
 

Your Texas Playboys

Sandlot All-Stars.

 
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The Texas Playboys are...

...an Austin-based sandlot baseball team and social club. Founded in 2006, this rag-tag team of artists and adventurers (with their famous booster club, “Playboys Nuts!”) are the undisputed leaders of the Sandlot Revolution.

 
 
 

Take The Long Time home with you!

Visit the online version of our merch table, you'll find Playboys' gear, Design Build Adventure apparel and The Long Time swag. Posters, Tees, Patches, and Hats abound!

 
 

Not too close, not too far!

Come see us at 5707 N Dunlap Rd, Austin, TX 78725!

Directions: The Long Time is 12 miles east of Downtown Austin around what is often referred to as "Hornsby's Bend" or "Austin's Colony", or "Getting Close to Webberville".

From Downtown: Head east on MLK (969) towards Webberville. Continue over 183, under 130 and through the light at Austin's Colony (with Texaco on the left and the water tower on the right)... Continue another mile or so and then take a right on Dunlap Road. The Long Time will be on your left almost immediately, at the corner of Dunlap and 969.

From South: Take 71 East towards Bastrop. Take 973 or 130 Toll North to 969 and turn right. Turn right on Dunlap.

From North: Take 290 East towards Manor. Head south on Decker Lake or 130 Toll South to 969 and turn left. Turn right on Dunlap.

 
 

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Want to plan a Sandlot event at The Long Time? Go on a Design Build Adventure? Learn more about the Texas Playboys? Just say "Hey"?

Go ahead and fill out this form and we'll be in touch!

Alternatively, come out to the next event at The Long Time and we can handle it in person over a Lone Star.

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