Happy Friday! We’ve searched out the best events in and around the Lake Travis area so you don’t have to.
Along with all the events happening around the lake, it’s a great weekend to go shopping! This weekend is Sales Tax Holiday from August 5-7. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes.
Here’s your Lake Travis Lifestyle weekend roundup for August 5-7, 2016.
Friday, August 5
Lago Vista Farmers Market at the Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Parents Night Out at Rolly Pollies in Bee Cave (6:30pm-9:30pm)
The Good Dinosaur Dive-In Movies at the Lakeway Swim Center (8:30pm)
Natural Causes at the Oasis on Lake Travis — Beau’s Backyard Music (6:30pm-10pm)
Trick Shot at the Oasis on Lake Travis — Starlight Stage (7pm-10:30pm)
Matt Wilson Band at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Ru Coleman (6pm), Billy Broome (8pm), Chubby Knuckle Choir (10pm)
Fabulous Chevelles at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Manzy Lowry at Rumi’s in Jonestown (9pm-midnight)
Saturday, August 6
Skateboard Pencil Box Free Kids Workshop at Home Depot (9am-noon)
Open House at TexARTS Academy — the celebration will kick off the 2016-2017 Academy year and feature free dance classes and performances from recent TexARTS productions (10am-2pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Cap City Band at the Oasis on Lake Travis — Starlight Stage (7pm-10:30pm)
Third Language at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Gene Douglas (6pm), Double R Nothin (8pm), Dickie Lee Erwin (10:30pm)
Opie Hendrix at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
John Napier at Lee’s Almost by the Lake in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
The Toneshakers at Rumi’s in Jonestown (9pm-midnight)
Sunday, August 7
Lone Star Farmers Market in the Shops at the Galleria (10am-2pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-5pm)
Shawn Matthews at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (6pm-9pm)
Summer Jam at Life Austin Amphitheatre (2pm-10pm)
Salsa Night with The Brew at the Oasis on Lake Travis (7pm-10:30pm)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Jon Napier Song Swap (7:30pm)
In the big city
3rd Annual Austin Duck Derby on Saturday, August 6 (11am)
6th Annual Austin Splash Mob on Sunday, August 7 (2:30pm)
Get out of town
The Hill Country Science Mill, a regional science center in Johnson City, will offer free admission to K-12 teachers, administrators and employees on August 3, 4 and 5. The Science Mill will be hosting brief field trip info sessions at 11am, 1pm and 3pm each day.
The 17-piece Republic of Texas Big Band headlines the monthly Lakeway Big Band Bash from 8pm-10pm on Monday, August 8 at the Lakeway Activity Center ballroom, 105 Cross Creek.
Linda Wells, a resident of Lakeway since 1990, will display her oil and pastel paintings from July 7 to August 18 at Lakeway City Hall Art Gallery, 1102 Lohmans Crossing.