It’s hard to believe that July is coming to an end. Summer is more than halfway through and the kids will be back at school soon. That means it’s time to get back in the swing of the school year — waking up early, packing lunches, doing homework, school drop-off and pickup … and school traffic — yikes!
But you don’t have to start practicing your school driving maneuvers just yet. And the kids don’t have to practice waking up early … maybe next week. There are still ways to enjoy the final few weeks (and weekends) of summer. Squeeze in one more vacation down on the Texas Gulf Coast, escape the heat with a road trip to the mountains, or explore a few of the Lake Travis area swimming spots you haven’t made it out to yet.
What ever happened to that giant water slide that was supposed to be coming to Austin? Maybe next summer.
Here is your Lake Travis area weekend roundup filled with places to go and people to see. As always, thank you for supporting our local businesses, events and live music scene — Live Local!
Friday, July 31
Dive-In Movies at the Lakeway Swim Center – Paddington (8:30pm)
Family Movie Night at Ski Shores Cafe on Lake Austin (movie begins at dusk)
Parents Night Out at Rolly Pollies in Bee Cave (6:30pm – 9:30pm)
Austin Party Band at the Oasis on Lake Travis, Starlight Stage (7:00pm – 10:30pm)
Kopy Kats at the Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7:00pm)
Casey Hubble at Hill Country Golf & Guitar (7:00pm – 10:00pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Tony Ramey, Juke Joint Prophets (starting at 8:00pm)
Pearl Snaps at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm – 10:30pm)
Mark Chandler at Shore Club Volente Beach (7:30pm – 11:00pm)
The Tap Room at Solid Rock Brewing in Spicewood with music by Chris Beirne (4:00pm – 8:00pm)
The Melodic Drifters at Rumi’s Tavern in Jonestown (9:00pm – 1:00am)
Firefall at One World Theatre (8:00pm)
Saturday, August 1
Free Kids Workshops at the Home Depot (9:00am – 12:00pm)
Marcus Woolverton at the Oasis on Lake Travis, Overlook Stage (6:30pm – 9:30pm)
Dysfunkshun Junkshun at the Oasis on Lake Travis, Starlight Stage (7:00pm – 10:30pm)
Stan Wayne Review at the Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7:00pm)
Armadillo Road at Hill Country Golf & Guitar (7:00pm – 10:00pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Houston Marchman, Flattop Gypsy (starting at 8:00pm)
Lohman’s Crossing at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:00pm – 10:00pm)
The Tap Room at Solid Rock Brewing in Spicewood with food available from It’s All Good BBQ and live music by Todd Westbrook (4:00pm – 8:00pm)
Jennifer B and The Groove at Rumi’s Tavern in Jonestown (9:00pm – 1:00am)
King George at Shore Club Volente Beach (7:30pm – 11:00pm)
Crystal Bowersox at One World Theatre (7:00pm)
Sunday, August 2
Lone Star Farmers Market in the Shops at the Galleria (10:00am – 2:00pm)
Edison Chair at Hill Country Golf & Guitar (5:00pm – 8:00pm)
Sunday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Tessy Lou & the Shotgun Stars, Jon Napier Song Swap with Guest Alex Harvey (starting at 4:00pm)
Shawn Matthews at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (12:00pm – 4:00pm)
Salsa night with The Brew at the Oasis on Lake Travis (7:00pm – 10:30pm)
In the Big City
Formula Sun Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas on Friday, July 31 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Get Out of Town
Hill Country Food Truck Festival in Luckenbach Texas on Saturday, August 1 (12:00pm – 7:00pm)
Did we miss something?
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