Heat. A/C. Heat. A/C. Is your Nest getting a workout? Brisk mornings and sunny afternoons — we’re not complaining!
Enjoy this warm and dry weekend, because rainy weather is on its way for next week. Let’s take a look ahead and — in case you missed us — a look back at what went on this past week.
In the mood for authentic Italian cuisine right here in the Lake Travis area? Cathy checked out Trattoria Toscano in Oaks at Lakeway for lunch and recommends the Petto di Pollo al Gorgonzola.
If you missed National Pizza Day yesterday, you have all weekend to grab a slice. We’ve got 8 awesome Lake Travis pizza spots from Bee Cave to Spicewood for the perfect pizza fix.
And speaking of pizza, get a head start on your Valentine’s Day celebration at Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza this weekend with a special V-Day flight: Lakewood’s Raspberry Temptress, Karbach’s Bourbon Barrel Hellfighter Cherry, Martin House’s Hibiscus saison and Goose Island’s Lolita.
Happy weekend, LT friends!
Friday, February 10
Geneology Group meets at Lake Travis Community Library (9am)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at the Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Javier Soliz Band at Table 620 in H-E-B Lakeway (6pm)
Victopia at The Grumpy Grouper (9:30pm-1:30am)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Leigh Rowan (5:30pm), Andrea Maria & The Magnolia Band (7:30pm), James Hand (9:30pm)
Pearl Snaps at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Polyfox at Rumi’s in Jonestown (9pm)
Saturday, February 11
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Movie Night at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6:30pm)
White Truck at The Grumpy Grouper (9:30pm-1:30am)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Jesse Stratton Band (8pm), Aaron Einhouse (10:30pm)
Morning Star at Rumi’s in Jonestown (9pm)
Sunday, February 12
Lone Star Farmers Market in the Shops at the Galleria (10am-2pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (noon-6pm)
Tasting Room open at Spicewood Vineyards (noon-5pm)
Jonas Alvarez at Table 620, H-E-B Lakeway (6pm)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Tesse Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), John Napier Song Swap with guest Nicole Waggoner (7:30pm)
In the big city
Texas Women’s Basketball VS. Kansas at Frank Erwin Center on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1:30pm.
Whether you’re running or cheering, get ready for the annual Austin Marathon & Half Marathon on February 19 featuring 20k runners, live music, finish line festival and beer garden.
Get out of town
On February 11 the Hill Country Science Mill is presenting Control Your Immune System and Live Healthy Longer at 290 Vinery, Johnson City’s beautiful new winery from 5-6pm followed by a wine and cheese reception.
Celebrate the one year anniversary of the new Lake Travis Community Library location at Preschool Storytime on February 13 at 10:30am. Enjoy crafts and cake!
The Lakeway Arts Commitee presents the Lakeway Big Band Bash will take place on February 13 from 8-10 p.m. at Lakeway Activity Center. Guests will enjoy Kent Dugan’s 17-piece orchestra, The Republic of Texas Band, featuring Lakeway singers David Cummings and Lisa Clark. Free & open to the public.
Irish Music Night at LT Corner Pub (every Tuesday 7pm-9:30pm)
Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series every Thursday in January and February at the Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek. February 16th — The Robert Skiles Quartet will present a musical valentine. Vocalist Shawnda Birch will be featured as they present popular songs with a taste of jazz. Skiles is renowned as an orchestra leader, composer and college teacher. He performs in many venues, including annual shows at the One World Theatre.
Take a walk! Read a book! Families can enjoy a Valentine’s Day story while taking a short stroll around the StoryWalk trail behind Lakeway City Hall from Feb. 1-14.
Lakeway City Hall Art Gallery welcomes the works of Jane Fatino in its latest exhibit that runs now through Feb. 14. The display may be viewed during regular office hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Lakeway City Hall, 1102 Lohmans Crossing.
Save the date
Sing and dance to the music of Suede, Austin’s premier cover band, at the Spicewood Arts Society’s annual “Rockin’ the Vineyard” fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at Spicewood Vineyards. Rockin’ the Vineyard benefits arts programs in local schools and scholarships awarded to area high school seniors pursuing an arts career. Last year the Spicewood Arts Society awarded five $1500 scholarships.
Lakeway Indoor Garage Sale will be held at Lakeway Activity Center on March 4, 2017 (8am – noon)