Happy Thursday, friends! So glad you can join us to get caught up with our local Lake Travis area happenings and get ready for the weekend ahead.
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale made us hungry. After saying adieu to their quaint spot just blocks away, this restaurant is happily settling into its new home.
What happens when you skip school …
Montannah, a second-grader at River Ridge Elementary in Steiner Ranch, has become the youngest female to do this.
When small-town politics collide with powerful personalities …
Read this story of how the small city an hour’s drive northwest of Austin came to acquire a Mediterranean revival mansion with breathtaking views. Taxpayers are paying the price for a property that no one wants to buy.
When you need your next car payment …
Do you know this guy? He was last seen heading toward Austin on Bee Caves Road in a new model Infiniti after robbing the Compass bank in the Hill Country Galleria.
What to do if you’re out and about tonight …
Thursday evening is hopping with live music: George Devore and Tom Ben Lindley are playing at Poodies, Sam Bentley is playing Mercer Street Dance Hall, and Carl Hutchens is performing at Grumpy’s, and Tommy Shane Steiner & Drew Womack is playing at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
When the warmer weather arrives …
Easter is right around the corner, so that means it’s time for the biggest Easter egg hunt in Lake Travis. Kiddos will be dashing to grab eggs at the annual Eggstravaganza! hosted by Lakeway Parks and Recreation Department.
This free event will be from 2pm-4pm on Saturday, March 24 at Lakeway City Park. In addition to the egg hunts, there will be a petting zoo, a cookie decorating craft station, mural coloring, spin art, a visit from the Easter Bunny, snowcones and glitter tattoo artists.
Egg hunts are age-specific, so check the website for start times. B.Y.O.B. (bring your own basket)
Have a great weekend, and we’ll catch you next week Lake Travis!
Friday, March 23
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Tech Coach at Lake Travis Community Library (noon-2pm)
Kids Night Out at Color Me Mine (6pm-9pm)
Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
London Calling at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse
Square Grooves at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Rattle The Cage at Grumpy’s (9:30pm-1:30am)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Blazin Kane at Table 620 at H-E-B Lakeway (6pm)
The Damn Torpedoes (A Tribute to Tom Petty) at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Jennifer B & The Groove (8pm), Guy Forsyth (9:30pm)
Saturday, March 24
Dads & Donuts Story Time at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am)
Storytime at Barnes & Noble in Hill Country Galleria (11am)
Egg Painting Party at Color Me Mine (11am)
Eggstravaganza! at Lakeway City Park (2pm-4pm)
Standup Comedy with Mike MacRae, Wes Corwin, & Josh Castro at Oasis TX Brewing Company (7pm-11pm)
Saturday Night Concert Series with Chubby Knuckle Choir at Hill Country Galleria (7pm-9pm)
Leigh Rowan at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Jul and The Chrome Wheels at Grumpy’s (9:30pm-1:30am)
Hot Sauce ATX (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
The Sophisticates at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Pearl Snaps (8pm), Shotgun Billy’s (10:30pm)
FINGERPISTOL at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Ken Hamilton at LT Corner Pub (8pm-11pm)
Sunday, March 25
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Audrey Malone & HoWdy (7:30pm), BB Morse (10pm)
Princess Tea Party at Color Me Mine (2pm-3pm)
Shawn Mathews at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (noon-4pm)
The Brew at The Oasis (7pm)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (10am-2pm)
Asado Sunday at El Gaucho Winery in Spicewood (noon-7pm)
Lone Star Farmers Market at the Shops at the Galleria (10am-2pm)
Pedernales Farmer’s Market at 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)
Poker Night 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
If you want to see Easter egg magic, head out to Kyle, Texas, for an amazing, one-of-a-kind Easter Egg Drop Eggstravaganza.
On Saturday morning, Gregg-Clarke Park we’ll be hosting the largest Easter egg hunt that Hays County has ever seen. 80,000 eggs will be dropped from a helicopter in a designated zone for the kids according to age. Even a special one for toddlers!
The helicopter will be showing up to drop the eggs starting at 11:30am, so be sure to arrive early. In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, there will be inflatables, face painting, a photo booth, a live DJ, and the Easter bunny will make a visit.
Cinemark $5 Tuesdays all day at Hill Country Galleria
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)
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
March 18-30 — Easter Bunny Photos at Hill Country Galleria (noon-6pm)
April 1 — Easter Brunch at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (accepting reservations)
April 1 — Easter Brunch at Proof & Cooper (10am-4pm)
April 13 — Big Band Bash returns to Lakeway Activity Center (7:30pm)
April 14 — Carnival on the Hill at Serene Hills Elementary (4pm-8pm)
April 19 — Quintessa Wine Dinner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (6:30pm reception, 7pm dinner)
April 28 — 11th Annual SpringFest at Hill Country Galleria (11am-7pm)
Photo credit: Cathy Hale