When it has nothing to do with winning or losing …
The Vandegrift Viper’s football program did this on Saturday.
When it has everything to do with winning …
Baker Mayfield’s fantastic journey began at Lake Travis high school, and his story is incredible by anyone’s standards. However, with a particular group of millennials and Madden football junkies, being a bonafide Madden star takes the cake.
When you need a wheatgrass shot while shopping …
Get to Four Points. Daily Juice is planning to open a location inside the HEB.
When you’re eating fried chicken, and the sun goes down …
This does get old …
So far, the triple-digit hot count for 2018 is now up to 42 in metro Austin, tying last year’s count. Only one other year in recent times had more: 2011 with the all-time record of 90.
When you’re in the mood for Cajun …
Get to Steiner Ranch. Hecho en Mexico moved out and Poppy’s Southern Recipes is moving in.
When you get a break from being trapped …
At least for a little while. The deer will be roaming free after Lakeway City Council voted unanimously to temporarily suspend the city’s deer management program for a year, starting immediately.
When you’re not first you’re last …
Lakeway’s mayor was busy doing this in the first 60 days.
When your teacher is the best …
Congratulations to Megan Holden, an English II and AP art history teacher at Lake Travis High School for being nominated as one of six finalists for the 2019 Texas Teacher of the Year.
When your dishwasher is empty …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale shared a go-to guide for Kids Eat Free and meal deals at Lake Travis area restaurants.
For when you start looking for cardboard boxes …
Lake Travis Lifestyle, together with Todd Hower Realty, will help you save money when you sell and make money when you buy.
What to do if you’re out and about today and this weekend …
Tech Coach at Lake Travis Community Library.
Rosé All Day & Battle of the Rosé at We Olive & Wine Bar at Hill Country Galleria.
The Mighty Pelicans (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis.
Eric Bettencourt, Appa-George-Ty are playing at Poodies Roadhouse.
Carl Hutchens is performing at Grumpy’s.
Live Music at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
Live Team Trivia at LT Corner Pub.
Trivia Night at Gnarly Gar.
Friday, August 24
Geneology Group at Lake Travis Community Library (9am-10am)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Stymie & Tex Tubbs, Nothing Left at Gnarly Gar (5pm)
Live Music with Willow|speak at Hill Country Galleria (7pm-9pm)
Rotel and The Hot Tomatoes at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Chuck Hawthorne & Libby Koch at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Uptown at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7:30pm-11:30pm)
Shelton Ray Band at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Flatbed Ford (8pm), Austones (10:30pm)
Saturday, August 25
Dads & Donuts at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am-11:30am)
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9am)
The Grooves at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Argentine Asado at El Gaucho Winery (6:30pm-10pm)
Harvest Dinner at Stone House Vineyard (7pm-9pm)
Time Warps (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Blue Rapteurs at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Shad Blair at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Freeze Frame at Gnarly Gar (4pm-8pm)
Cade Mower at Oasis Texas Brewing Company (7pm)
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Jennifer B & The Groove (8pm), Patrice Pike (10:30pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, August 26
Charles Wesley Godwin at Treaty Oak Distilling (2pm-5pm)
“Some Like It Hot” classic movie at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (2pm)
Shawn Mathews at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (noon-4pm)
Sunday Brunch at The Gingerman (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Chisos Grill (11am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Cafe Blue (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Sundancer Grill (9am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Lucy’s on the Lake (10am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch with Bobby Earl at The Gnarly Gar (noon)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 at H-E-B Lakeway (10am)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Swing Dance Lessons (3pm), Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Gray Gregson (7:30pm), BB Morse Friends & Family (10pm)
Lone Star Farmers Market at Hill Country Galleria (10am-2pm)
Pedernales Farmer’s Market at Apis Restaurant parking lot (9am-2pm)
Tasting Room at Jester King Brewery (noon-9pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (noon-6pm)
Tasting Room at Spicewood Vineyards (noon-5pm)
Tasting Room at El Gaucho Winery (12:30pm-7pm)
The Brew at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Lucky’s Poker Club at Grumpy’s (4:30pm-8pm)
Local Hero Sunday at High 5 — a free hour of bowling and other discounts for military and veterans (with ID), police, fire & rescue (after 6pm)
Cinemark $5 Tuesdays all day at Hill Country Galleria
Wine Down Wednesday at Cafe Blue at Hill Country Galleria (all day)
Trivia & Taco Tuesday every Tuesday night at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6:30pm)
Traditional Irish Music every Tuesday night at LT Corner Pub (7pm)
Whiskey Wednesday every Wednesday at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6pm)
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)
Save the date
August 30 – Cheers to Our Troops at Texas Oasis Brewing Company (6pm-9pm)
September 1 – The Bellamy Brothers are performing at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (8:30pm)
September 2 – Labor Day Celebration with beer from SweetWater Brewery, music from Leigh Rowan at The Gingerman Hill Country Galleria (4pm-7pm)
September 6 – “Holiday in the Heat” Block Party at Lake Travis Center (6pm-8pm)
September 15 – Bicycles, Blues & Brews at Hill Country Galleria (2pm-7pm)
September 27 – Encore performance! The Bellamy Brothers at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (8:30pm)
September 30 – CC4C Run to Uplift 2.62 Mirco-Marathon at HCG (8am-noon)
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Photo credit: Cathy Hale