When you’re too busy eating Christmas cookies …
There’s no time for cooking a Christmas Eve meal, doing the dishes, and opening presents. These Lake Travis area restaurants will take care of you.
When you have foodie friends …
They gave you all the homemade cookies, but you forgot to get them a gift. Here are last minute gift ideas with a few local stores in the mix.
When you go retro …
It’s time to put away your Ugly Christmas Sweater and ring in the New Year at The Oasis with a Lake Travis area favorite, Dysfunkshun Junkshun. You can also end 2018 at the annual year-end event, Willie Nelson & Family New Year. Here are more choices to celebrate the New Year.
When you haven’t seen numbers like these since the ’90s …
This does not smell like teen spirit. If you’re feeling sneeze-y, here’s why. The cedar pollen count in the Texas Hill Country is already off the charts.
When you connect two dots on a map …
You can draw a straight line from Lakeway to Lago Vista. So how about ferries or bridges that take you across Lake Travis? It’s just a concept.
When Urban Meyer doesn’t change your mind …
When you want your Elf on the Shelf to leave …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale shared the Ode to Moms: ‘Twas Days Before Christmas in Lake Travis.
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What to do if you’re out and about today and this weekend …
Customer Appreciation Day starts at 4pm with Louis Long, George DeVore & Appa-George-Ty at Poodies Roadhouse.
Tech Coach at Lake Travis Community Library.
Extended Holiday Hours at Hill Country Galleria.
Carl Hutchens at Grumpy’s.
Live Team Trivia at LT Corner Pub.
Friday, December 21
Lego Club at Lake Travis Community Library (4pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Extended Holidays Hours at Hill Country Galleria (9am-9pm)
Texas Wineries Showcase at Lakeway Resort & Spa (5pm-6:30pm)
Echo’s Edge at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6pm-8pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Last Mariachi Night of 2018 at Don Mario Mexican Restaurant (7:30pm)
Christine Renner at Hops & Thyme (7pm)
Tacky Sweater Party with Texas KGB at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (6pm-10pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Troy Hanna & Co. (8pm)
Saturday, December 22
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9am)
Extended Holiday Hours at Hill Country Galleria (9am-9pm)
Lone Star Holiday Market at Hill Country Galleria (10am-2pm)
Dads & Donuts at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am)
Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary at Tomlison’s Feed Lakeway (1pm-4pm)
Mr. Will’s Christmas Show at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6pm-8pm)
Crystal Image at Grumpy’s Saloon (8:30pm-12:30am)
Jay Webber Band at LT Corner Pub (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Landon Bullard (8pm), Texas KGB (10:30pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, December 23
Extended Holiday Hours at Hill Country Galleria (11am-9pm)
BBQ + NFL Sunday Ticket at LT Corner Pub (noon)
Sunday Brunch at The Ginger Man (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Gnarly Gar (noon)
Sunday Brunch at Chisos Grill (11am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Cafe Blue (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Lucy’s on the Lake (10am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 at H-E-B Lakeway (10am)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm)
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)
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
Now through December 24 – Photos with Santa at Hill Country Galleria
Now through December 23 – Extended Holiday Hours at Hill Country Galleria
Now through January 1 – Lakeway Trails of Lights at Lakeway Activity Center
December 24 – Christmas Eve Hours at Hill Country Galleria, 9am-6pm
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Hours at Hill Country Galleria, 10am-6pm
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Dinner at Stone House Vineyards (7pm)
January 15 – Lakeway Heritage Committee history series: Mansfield Dam at Lake Travis Community Library (7pm)
February 23 – 11th Annual Pair It with the Claret at Spicewood Vineyards (1pm-5pm)
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