Happy Thursday, friends! And just like that — spring has sprung in Lake Travis.
First things first: Let’s eat! Here are several new restaurants to give a try this weekend.
This sandwich chain opened in Bee Cave with new dishes that are supposed to be inspired by “street food .”
A University of Texas alum is bringing a version of these to the Oasis at Lake Travis.
Now then, let’s get you caught up on all the local happening’s.
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale gave us a sneak peek inside Magpie’s beautiful new store and Bon Japanese Cuisine in Gateway to Falconhead.
When you’re ready for a vacation and losing an hour of sleep …
Next week is spring break for Lake Travis ISD and Leander ISD, so enjoy your weeklong vacation from school.
Plus, Daylight Saving Time is Sunday, March 11, so remember you’ll be springing forward. Will Texas ever ditch daylight saving time? All it has to do is pass a state law.
What’s your campaign strategy?
The local political marketing strategy is to place more signs on the corner than the other candidate. Is that going to sway your vote? These three ladies are the 2018 candidates for Lakeway Mayor.
Everything has gone south after the June 2017 groundbreaking ceremony for this Bee Cave development.
What to do if you’re out and about today or tonight …
Thursday evening is hopping with live music: Ben Johnson and Frenchie’s Blue Destroyers are playing at Poodies, Red Dawg is playing Mercer Street Dance Hall, and Carl Hutchens is performing at Grumpy’s.
If you’re in the mood for vino, tonight is March Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria.
Have a great weekend, and we’ll catch you next week Lake Travis!
Friday, March 9
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Matt Wilson Band at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse
Lucas Johnson at The Oasis (7pm)
Howlin’ Waters at Angels’ Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Cody Blue (6pm) and Sonny Wolf (9:30pm) at Grumpy’s
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Blazin Kane at Table 620 at H-E-B Lakeway (6pm)
One Ton Country at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30am-11:30pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Max Flinn (8pm), Armadillo Road (10:30pm)
Saturday, March 10
Come and Go Crafts at Lake Travis Community Library (1pm-3pm)
Storytime with The Magician’s Hat at Barnes & Noble at Hill Country Galleria (11am)
The Clutch Kings at Angels’ Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Triple Play at Grumpy’s (9:30pm-1:30am)
Newsboyz at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (TBD)
Castaneda Project and Psychic Cowboys (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis (7pm)
The Mooncaps at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (6pm-8pm)
Saturday Night Lineup at Grumpy’s with Dawn Maracle’s White Flag (9:30pm-1:30am)
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with 10 Charlie Harrison (6pm), Dallas Burrow (8pm), Uncle Lucius (10pm)
Jason Allen at Mercer Street Dance Hall (8:30pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Carl Hutchens Band at LT Corner Pub (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Sunday, March 11
2-hour Guided Hike at Balcones Canyonlands Preserve (2pm-4pm)
Adoption Event at Tomlinson’s Feed Lakeway (1pm-4pm)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Tessy Lou & the Shotgun Stars (4pm), Audrey Malone & HoWdy (7:30pm), BB Morse (10pm)
Shawn Mathews at Angels’ Icehouse in Spicewood (noon-4pm)
The Brew at The Oasis (7pm)
Sunday Matinee with 3 Chord Rodeo at Mercer Street Dance Hall (3pm-6pm)
Georgia Hagan Art Reception at Lake Travis Community Library (1:30pm-3pm)
Sunday Brunch with Brian Wolff Duo 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)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (10am)
Poker Night at Grumpy’s (4:30pm-8pm)
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
Head out to Dripping Springs this weekend for crawfish fun at Proof & Cooper. They’re hosting a Crawfish Boil on Saturday and Sunday with plenty of food, drinks and fun for the whole family.
Yes, this will be a family-friendly event with free games for the kiddos like a crawfish sack race, pass the mud bugger, hot steamed potato, and duck-duck crawfish. For the adults, enjoy buckets of beer and live music from the Ghost Jam Players.
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 10 — Lunch & Learn with Freedom Solar Power (11:45am-1pm)
March 16 – Kids Night Out at Color Me Mine (6pm-9pm)
March 18-30 — Easter Bunny Photos at Hill Country Galleria (noon-6pm)
March 18 — Princess Tea Party at Color Me Mine (2pm-3pm)
April 1 — Easter Brunch at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (accepting reservations)
April 14 — Carnival on the Hill at Serene Hills Elementary (4pm-8pm)
April 28 — 11th Annual SpringFest at Hill Country Galleria (11am – 7pm)