When you flashback to September 2011 …
On Thursday afternoon, Firefighters had to put out a brush fire that erupted in Steiner Ranch. Travis County Emergency Services requested for drones to stay on the ground so STAR Flight could make water drops. In May, Lake Travis fire officials said drones flying around the six-car crash on RM 620 stopped STAR Flight from landing.
When it gets worse before it gets better …
Construction is slated to begin this fall on a major road improvement project aimed at increasing the capacity of 2222 at 620 to meet projected future traffic volumes.
When you need 75,600 minutes of instruction …
Also beginning next fall, the school day will be extended by five minutes at all Lake Travis ISD campuses.
When the younger generation moves into town …
Lakeway’s World of Tennis is going through a major rebrand with renovations to attract new members … with no plans for the racquet-shaped swimming pool from 1990.
When you put down your apron …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale introduced you to a trio of mamas in Dripping Springs who are sharing their foodie faves in a new cookbook dedicated to southern comfort foods with a Texas Hill Country twist.
When you watch a movie in a custom inner tube with cup holders …
You might not want to watch this movie.
When it’s all about dad …
It’s Father’s Day weekend! Celebrate dad with bowling or live music or donuts. Or just let him snooze on the sofa uninterrupted. Check out the LTL Weekend Roundup for Father’s Day activities in the Lake Travis area.
For when you need more closet space …
Lake Travis Lifestyle, together with Todd Hower Realty, will help you save money when you sell and make money when you buy.
Check out this featured property if you’re looking for a home in a cul-de-sac.
What to do if you’re out and about today and this weekend …
Story Time at Bee Cave Library.
Austin Reptile Show at Lake Travis Community Library.
June Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria.
John Napier, The Mismatch and Travis Green are playing at Poodies Roadhouse.
Carl Hutchens is performing at Grumpy’s.
Tommy Shane Steiner & Drew Womack are playing at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
Trivia Night at Gnarly Gar.
The Mighty Pelicans at The Oasis (Starlight Terrace).
Farah Lovelle at Angel’s Icehouse.
Friday, June 15
Storytime at Bee Cave Library at Hill Country Galleria (10:30am, 11:15am)
Lego Club at Lake Travis Community Library (4pm)
Kid’s Night Out at Color Me Mine at Hill Country Galleria (6pm-9pm)
Grand Opening White Party at Lemon Leaf Florist (6pm-10pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Movie in the Park: Paddington 2 at Lakeway City Park (8:30pm)
Triple Play at Grumpy’s Saloon (9:30pm-1am)
Stymie & Tex Tubbs, Jagged Luck at Gnarly Gar (5pm)
Texas Unlimited Band at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7:30pm-11:30pm)
Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Ryan Kennedy and the Green River Revival 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 — Doc Pointer (8pm), WC Clark (9:30pm)
Saturday, June 16
Bow Wow Reading at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am-11:30am)
Kindnesspalooza at Hill Country Galleria (noon-4pm)
Patrick Fleming at Hops & Thyme (6:30pm-9pm)
Dad & Me Paint Night at Color Me Mine Hill Country Galleria
Newsboyz at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (6:30pm-10:30pm)
Ruby Dice at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Sonny Wolf Band at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Charlie Roth at LT Corner Pub (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Marc Dulang & the Band at Oasis Texas Brewing Company (7pm)
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Leigh Rowan (8pm), Troy Hanna (10:30pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, June 17 – Father’s Day
Father’s Day at High 5 (all day)
Father’s Day Concert with The Vintage 15 at Hill Country Galleria (4pm-6pm)
Father’s Day Brunch Buffet at The Oasis (10am-12:30pm)
Father’s Day Lunch & Dinner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (reservations required)
Donuts with Dad at Color Me Mine at Hill Country Galleria (10am-2pm)
The Brew at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Sunday Asado at El Gaucho Winery
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 at The Gnarly Gar (noon)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 at H-E-B Lakeway (10am)
Sunday Funday with Shawn Mathews at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (noon-4pm)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Carl Hutchens (4pm), Audrey Malone & Howdy (7:30pm), BB Morse Friends & Family (10pm)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway with Brian Wolff Duo (10am-2pm)
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)
Get out of town
Father’s Day weekend is jam-packed with fun at the annual Boerne Berges Fest at the historic Herff Park in Boerne. It started as an ice cream social in 1967 and now it’s a huge celebration with a carnival, family-friendly games, a vast variety of cuisines, local bands, street dances, a parade, arts and crafts, and so much more.
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
June 15 – August 4 – Jaws on the Water returns to Volente Beach Resort Friday and Saturday nights
June 22 — The 5th Annual Hill Country Food Truck Festival in Luckenbach, TX
July 4 — July 4th Celebration: Parade, Pageantry of the Flags & Swim Park in Lakeway
July 4 — July 4th Celebration at Hill Country Galleria
Photo credit: Cathy Hale