It’s Friday, Lake Travis, and Turkey Day is almost upon us. There’s a lot to do this weekend, so get ready for some fun.
Before we dive into our weekend events, we wanted you to know there are plenty of local options for your Turkey Day enjoyment …
Get your foodie fix with a modern twist at Apis Restaurant & Apiary with a special Thanksgiving Day dining experience (pictured above). You can catch a free Thanksgiving Day celebration at Mercer Street Dance Hall with Bob Appel or chill at Open Mic Night with Carl Hutchens at Grumpy’s Saloon.
In case you missed us …
On Thursday, Cathy shared a Lake Travis development update complete with businesses that are now open and the ones opening soon. Plus, we highlighted a few potential roadwork plans that could ease your traffic woes.
In other holiday news …
Christmastime in Lake Travis means your event calendar will be full. All of your favorite spots in the area are hosting a variety of holiday celebrations throughout the rest of November and into December, so keep an eye on our Save the Date section for info.
Enjoy your weekend, friends!
Friday, November 17
The Musicians Woodshed Live at Lake Travis Community Library (4:30pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Eric Hisaw (8pm), Travis Green (10:30pm)
Huck Johnson & The Jacknives at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm)
Whitney Rose at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Saturday, November 18
Lakeway Community Blood Drive at the Lakeway Activity Center (8am-noon)
Bow Wow Reading at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am-11:30am)
Mockingbird Band at LT Corner Pub (8pm-11pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Chris Berardo Acoustic Trio (7pm), Aaron McDonell CD Release Party (9pm)
The Pearl Snaps at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Sunday, November 19
Westlake High School Jazz Ensemble at Hill Country Galleria (4pm-6pm)
Holiday Bazaar & Girls Night Out at High 5
Lone Star Farmers Market in the Shops at the Galleria (10am-2pm)
Pedernales Farmer’s Market in Apis Restaurant parking lot (9am-2pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (noon-6pm)
Tasting Room at Spicewood Vineyards (noon-5pm)
Tasting Room at El Gaucho Winery (12:30pm-7pm)
Sunday Brunch (10am) with Tim Bond (11am) at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood — Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Honky-Tonk Red (7:30pm)
Local Hero Sunday at High 5 — Free hour of bowling and other discounts for military and veterans (with ID), police, fire & rescue (after 6pm)
Get out of town
You can head south this weekend to Wimberley for their annual Winter Wonderland celebration. It’s decorating made easy because local businesses and organizations will provide festive, decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and centerpieces. You just bid on your favorite and take it home!
Enjoy live performances, food trucks, vendors, holiday desserts, a visit with Santa and a turkey. Lend a hand by bringing toys for Sheriff’s Brown Santa Program and non-perishable food for Crisis Bread Basket.
Nature Photography by Pam Garrett at Lakeway City Hall Art Gallery (weekdays 8am-5pm)
Traditional Irish Music every Tuesday night at LT Corner Pub (7pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub every Wednesday night (8pm)
Texas Songwriters Showcase every Monday at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood (6:30pm)
Preschool Story Time at Lake Travis Community Library every Monday (10:30am)
Every 2nd Tuesday of the month is FREE Juice & Yoga. Join Bodhi Yoga + Juiceland in the greenspace next to Cho Sushi Lakeway. (7pm)
Save the date
November 15-19 — 2017 A Christmas Affair at Palmer Events Center
November 23 — Thanksgiving Day dining at Apis Restaurant & Apiary
November 23 — Bob Appel at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8pm)
November 23 — Open Mic Night with Carl Hutchens at Grumpy’s Saloon
November 23 — Hill Country Galleria is closed
November 24 — Black Friday Shopping starts at 8am at Hill Country Galleria with Santa’s Arrival and Tree Lighting starting at 6pm
November 25 — Opening Weekend for North Pole Flyer holiday train rides
November 30 — Wine Tasting with Rancho Loma Vineyard at We Olive & Wine Bar
December 1 — Lights On! at Trail of Lights in Lakeway (6pm-8pm)
December 3 — Jingle Bell Run 5k at Hill Country Galleria
December 9 — Breakfast with Santa at Lakeway Activity Center (tickets will sell out)