Happy weekend, Lake Travis!
There will be a lot of people jumping into Lake Travis for a swim this Saturday at the 12th Annual Lake Travis Relay. This event is listed as one of the top 50 open water events in the United States and one of the top 100 open water events in the world!
Head over to Hudson Bend and Emerald Point Marina to cheer on all the swimmers for the start on Saturday morning. The race will finish at the Sundancer Grill on Stewart Road.
If you’re looking for a festival this weekend, you have a big city or get out of town option. Check out ACL Music Festival Week Two at Zilker Park or the 29th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival at the Gruene Historic District in New Braunfels.
Be sure to scroll down and take a look at the growing list of pumpkin patches and fall fun. This weekend is the start of Boo at the Zoo at the Austin Zoo.
Save the date and get your tickets! The Oak Ridge Boys will headlining the 6th Annual Be Brave Benefit taking place on Sunday, October 18 at the Oasis Starlight Room.
As always, thank you for supporting our local businesses, events and live music scene — Live Local!
Here is your Lake Travis area weekend roundup:
Friday, October 9
Sugar Skull Painting Workshop for Adults at Color Me Mine in the Hill Country Galleria (7pm)
Dysfunkshun Junkshun at the Oasis on Lake Travis, Starlight Stage (7pm-10:30pm)
TBD at the Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Flying Pig at Hill Country Golf & Guitar (7pm-10pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Ru Coleman (6pm), Earl Poole Ball (8pm), Brother Nothing (10:30pm)
John Deery at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
The Tap Room at Solid Rock Brewing in Spicewood with music by Chris Beirne and David Patrick Dunn (4pm-8pm)
Jukebox Jam at Rumi’s Tavern in Jonestown
Saturday, October 10
12th Annual Lake Travis Relay on Lake Travis (check-in 7:30am / start 8:30am)
Sugar Skull Painting Workshop for Kids at Color Me Mine in the Hill Country Galleria (10am)
Oktoberfest Pig Roast by Gotham Catering Company at the Oasis Texas Brewing Company — $10 plates and $7 wraps. (all day)
Firehouse Feast Fundraiser at PFD Station One with a BBQ dinner, raffle, auction and live music by The Warhorses (5:30pm-9pm)
Stan Wayne Review at the Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Saturday Night Concert Series featuring Whiskey Shivers at the Hill Country Galleria (7pm-9pm)
The Wooly Vicars at Hill Country Golf & Guitar (7pm-10pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Gene Douglas (6pm), Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (8pm), Jacob Steifel & The Truth (10:30pm)
The Tap Room at Solid Rock Brewing in Spicewood with food by It’s All Good BBQ and live music by Todd Westbrook (4pm-8pm)
Nudge at Rumi’s Tavern in Jonestown (9pm-1am)
Fly Guy & Other Stories at One World Theatre (12pm)
Sunday, October 11
Cars and Coffee at the Oasis — the largest free car show on Lake Travis (10am-1pm)
Lone Star Farmers Market in the Shops at the Galleria (10am-2pm)
Andrea Mann from the Sassy Spurs at Hill Country Golf & Guitar (5pm-8pm)
Sunday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Tessy Lou & the Shotgun Stars (4pm), Jon Napier Song Swap with Guest Brian Pounds (7:30pm)
In the Big City
ACL Music Festival Week Two at Zilker Park (October 9-11, 2015)
Get Out of Town
29th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival at the Gruene Historic District in New Braunfels — October 8-11, 2015
Pumpkin Patches & Fall Fun
Boo at the Zoo at the Austin Zoo — Fridays & Saturdays through October 30, 2015 (6:30pm-9pm)
ACTS Church Lakeway Pumpkin Patch opens on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Hours are Monday through Friday from 1pm-7pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am-7pm.
Harvest the Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm in Marble Falls — September 26 through November 8 (closed Wednesdays)
Fall Festival & Great Pumpkin Maze at Barton Hill Farms in Bastrop — open weekends September 26 through November 8
Get your tickets for the 6th Annual Be Brave Benefit. The Oak Ridge Boys will headline this years event taking place on Sunday, October 18 at the Oasis Starlight Room.
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