The first weekend of 2017 is upon us and it’s going to be a chilly start to the new year. But fortunately, our winter cold snaps are just that — snaps — and we’ll be back up in the 70s by early next week.
We kicked off the New Year with a write-up about the newest food trailer to arrive in the Lake Travis area.
On Thursday, Cathy Hale went down memory lane with the Lake Travis Cavs journey to their sixth UIL football championship. Celebrate the victory at the Parade of Champions this Sunday at the Hill Country Galleria.
Here is your weekend roundup for January 6-8. Take a look at our “save the date” section … it’s going to snow next weekend in Johnson City!
Friday, January 6
First Friday in January at Stone House Vineyard (noon-6pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at the Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Syxgun at The Grumpy Grouper (9:30pm-1:30am)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Carl Hutchens (8pm)
Fabulous Chevelles at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Sonny Wolf at Rumi’s in Jonestown (9pm)
Saturday, January 7
Free Kids Workshop Crate Toolbox at Home Depot (9am-noon)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Dawn Maracle at The Grumpy Grouper (9:30pm-1:30am)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Billy Broome (8pm), Statesboro Revue (10:30pm)
White Truck Band at Rumi’s in Jonestown (9pm)
Sunday, January 8
The African Children’s Choir at Lake Travis United Methodist Church (9:45am)
Lone Star Farmers Market in the Shops at the Galleria (10am-2pm)
Lake Travis High School Parade of Champions at Hill Country Galleria (2pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (noon-6pm)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Carl Hutchens (4pm), Jon Napier Song Swap (7:30pm)
Lakeway’s Big Band Bash on Monday, January 9 at Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek.
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. Thursday, January 12 — The iconic duo of Albert and Gage has impressed Lakeway and Austin audiences for years. Christine Albert draws on her musicianship as chairwoman of the National Recording Academy’s board for the Grammy Awards. She and her husband, Chris Gage, have performed their roots rock-folk music together and with other bands across the nation.
Save the date
The Hill Country Science Mill, a regional science center in Johnson City, TX, will host a family-friendly Snow Day on Saturday, January 14th from 11am-2pm. Twenty tons of snow will be delivered to the backyard of the Science Mill to create a winter wonderland in the Texas Hill Country.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway will host a Community Open House event to celebrate a new name and vision, as well as a new year of serving Lake Travis, Bee Caves and the greater Central Texas community. The free public event will feature a number of engaging activities for all ages, including:
- Demonstrations, Including da Vinci Robotic Technology
- Educational Talks
- Hospital Tours
- Meet the Team: Doctors, Nurses and Staff
- Free Interactive Health Screenings (Blood Pressure, Glucose Testing,
- Cardiovascular Risk Assessments, Stroke Risk Assessments and BMI Screenings)
- Kids’ Activities
- STAR Flight Helicopter and Lake Travis EMS
When: Saturday, February 4 // From 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Spicewood Arts Society announces its second art trek of the season, “Art and Culture: Texas Style!” on Feb. 9, highlighting Texas’ diverse culture. The trip includes the historic Ursuline Academy, the Southwest School of Art, and the San Antonio Museum of Art.