Get ready for the weekend, because it’s Friday!
Want to celebrate with a flight of handcrafted brew? Head out to Family Business Beer Company to enjoy beer and bites with a family-friendly, Texas-style vibe.
In case you missed us …
This real winter weather has us hankerin’ for hamburgers. What about you? On Thursday, we listed 7 must-try Lake Travis area burgers. Did your favorite spot make the list?
In other news …
The Backyard development captured headlines once again because the developers are now suing Bee Cave. They filed a $50 million lawsuit against the city of Bee Cave, the Mayor Pro Tem and city council members.
It looks like longtime Hill Country restaurant Hudson’s on the Bend is being given a third life after closing suddenly last February 2017. The new owners are looking to reopen the restaurant with a slightly different name — Hudson’s Hill Country — in mid-March.
Have a great weekend, Lake Travis!
Friday, January 26
Lego Club at Lake Travis Community Library (4pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Doc Mojo at Angels’ Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Ben Johnson (8pm), Aaron Einhouse (10:30pm)
David Ball and That Carolina Sound at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Saturday, January 27
Dads & Donuts at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am-11:30am)
Sail ATX Presents a special Austin-screening of the award-winning documentary Vanishing Sail with special guests at The Bullock Texas State History Museum. (reception 6pm, showtime 7pm)
Spicewood Arts Society presents “classical-not classical” string quartet at Spicewood Vineyards Event Center (7pm)
Lucas Johnson at Iron Wolf Ranch and Distillery (4pm-7pm)
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Dallas Burrow (8pm), Fred Eaglesmith (10:30pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Carl Hutchens at LT Corner Pub (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Kenny Orts at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Sunday, January 28
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Wink Keziah (7:30pm)
Asado Sunday at El Gaucho Winery in Spicewood (noon-7pm)
Lone Star Farmers Market at the Shops at the Galleria (10am-2pm)
Pedernales Farmer’s Market at Apis Restaurant parking lot (9am-2pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (noon-6pm)
Tasting Room at Spicewood Vineyards (noon-5pm)
Tasting Room at El Gaucho Winery (12:30pm-7pm)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (10am)
Poker Night at Grumpy’s (4:30pm-8pm)
Local Hero Sunday at High 5 — Free hour of bowling and other discounts for military and veterans (with ID), police, fire & rescue (after 6pm)
Get out of town
Lords and ladies of Lake Travis: If thou art seeking a unique experience in the Texas Hill Country, head out west for the annual Kerrville Renaissance Faire 2018 this weekend.
You’ll be transported back into history with plenty of food, entertainment, crafts, games and much more. For tickets and information, visit the event website.
Cinemark $5 Tuesdays all day at Hill Country Galleria
Trivia & Taco Tuesday every Tuesday night at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6:30pm)
Traditional Irish Music every Tuesday night at LT Corner Pub (7pm)
Whiskey Wednesday every Wednesday at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub every Wednesday night (8pm)
Texas Songwriters Showcase every Monday at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood (6:30pm)
Preschool Story Time at Lake Travis Community Library every Monday (10:30am)
Every 2nd Tuesday of the month is FREE Juice & Yoga. Join Bodhi Yoga + Juiceland in the greenspace next to Cho Sushi Lakeway. (7pm)
Save the date
January 29 — Glass of Wine Book Club at Lake Travis Library (7pm)
February 2 — Hearts For MK fundraising event at Star Hill to support the Keller family’s daughter (Mary Katherine) as she battles DIPG Brain Cancer
February 8 — Valentine’s Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria (5pm-9pm)
February 14 — Apis Restaurant & Apiary is currently accepting Valentine’s Day reservations
February 14 — Steiner Ranch Steakhouse is currently accepting Valentine’s Day reservations
February 16 – March 4 — TexARTS presents Smokey Joe’s Cafe
February 17 — Spicewood Arts Society annual fundraiser Rockin’ the Vineyard with live music from The Square Groovers and more (doors open 5:30pm)
February 24 — 10th Annual ‘Pair It with Claret’ Chili Cook-Off at Spicewood Vineyards (1pm)
March 3 — Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at Bee Cave Library at HCG (3pm)
April 28 — 11th Annual SpringFest at Hill Country Galleria (11am – 7pm)
Photo courtesy Corinne Downie