When you forgot to tell drivers you’re painting the road …
We’re sorry. That’s what TxDOT said after causing major back-ups at 2222 and 620 when they started to paint new striping on Wednesday. Now, when you’re in the right lane on 2222 coming through the River Place signal, the striping changes allow you to turn left onto 620 from that lane.
When TxDOT forgot about you again …
A TxDOT project for road improvements and signal work on 620 in Lakeway secured nearly $70 million in funding from CAMPO. Road expansion will begin in 2022. If you travel on 620 from Mansfield Dam to US 183, you’re not included in the latest project call for funding.
When you run out of hand sanitizer …
Signs at the UT Golf Club in Steiner Ranch encourage you to wash your hands after a mystery illness made 17 people sick at the women’s NCAA golf tournament.
When you have fish in your lake …
B.A.S.S., the world’s largest fishing organization, will host the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest May 17-20, in Jonestown, Texas. This event marks the first time B.A.S.S. has held a tournament on the shores of Lake Travis.
When you win the race …
The final Election Day results mirrored those of early voting in Lakeway. Congratulations to Sandy Cox, winner of the three-way Lakeway mayor’s race.
When you can’t stop at five …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale shared 5 of the best lakefront spots for food, music, and fun on Lake Travis … and then she added four more.
For when it’s time to find a new place to live …
Save money when you sell and make money when you buy. Check out this local real estate company if you want to do that.*
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What to do if you’re out and about today and this weekend …
May Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria.
Dillard’s Cosmetic Event at Hill Country Galleria (RSVP required)
Story Time at Bee Cave Library.
Art & Wine Dinner at 827Ray’s.
George DeVore, Travis Green & The Mismatch 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.
Friday, May 11
Storytime at Bee Cave Library at Hill Country Galleria (10:30am, 11:15am)
Irish Music Duo Knockferry Bridge at Lake Travis Community Library (4pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Kid’s Night Out at Color Me Mine making gifts for dad! (6pm-9pm)
Chuck Shaw Band at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Pictures at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7:30pm-11:30pm)
Cody Blue at 827Ray’s Kitchen + Cellar (7:30pm-10pm)
Suede (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Cade Mower at Oasis Texas Brewing Company (6:30pm-8:30pm)
Lucas Brothers Band at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
MorningStar at Grumpy’s (9:30pm-1:30am)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Jordan Cody, James Buffaloe, The Texas KGB (8pm-12:30am)
Saturday, May 12
Lakeway Community Blood Drive at Lakeway Activity Center (8am-11am)
Lunch & Learn with Freedom Solar Power at Hill Country Galleria (11:45am-1pm)
Diaper Drive at Hat Creek Burger Company (9am-11am)
Gabby Johnson Art Reception at Lake Travis Community Library (1pm-3pm)
Wine, Flamenco & Paella Festival at El Gaucho Winery (7pm)
Anniversary Dinner at Stone House Vineyard (tix on sale)
Saturday Night Concert Series with The Watters at Hill Country Galleria (7pm-9pm)
Sophisticates at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (6:30pm-10:30pm)
Austin Party Band (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Sprung at Cedar Street Dockside (8pm-midnight)
Jo James at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Jennifer B & The Groove at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Dawn Maracle’s White Flag at Grumpy’s (9:30pm-1:30am)
Ken Hamilton at LT Corner Pub (8:30pm-11:30pm)
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Cory Allen Band, Jamie Hanks & Two Timin’ Country (8pm-10;30pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, May 13 – Happy Mother’s Day!
Mother’s Day Concert with The Vintage 15 at Central Plaza at Hill Country Galleria (4pm-6pm)
Mother’s Day Brunch at Cafe Blue (starts at 9am, call for reservations)
Mother’s Day Brunch at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse
Mother’s Day Brunch at The Oasis (10am-3pm, reservations required)
Mothers’ Day Brunch at High 5 (10am-2pm)
Mother’s Day Brunch at Toscano (11:30am-2pm, 4pm-8pm)
Mother’s Day Sunday Asado at El Gaucho Winery
Sunday Brunch at The Gingerman (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Chisos Grill (11am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch with acoustics from Bobby Earl at The Gnarly Gar (11:30am)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 at H-E-B Lakeway (10am)
Sip & Shop at Hawk’s Shadow Winery in Dripping Springs (1pm-5pm)
Sunday Funday with Shawn Mathews at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (noon-4pm)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars, Ruby Dice, BB Morse Friends & Family (4pm-10pm)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 H-E-B Lakeway (10am-2pm)
Lone Star Farmers Market at the Shops at the 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)
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
This 4-day event (May 9-12) is jam-packed with fun in Marble Falls. It’s MayFest! Enjoy amusement park rides & games, live music, food & drink, volleyball & washer tournaments, market vendors and much more. Head out to Johnson Park to enjoy the best of life in “Marble.”
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
May 14 — Big Band Bash at Lakeway Activity Center (7:30pm)
May 17 – Wine Appreciation Class at El Gaucho Winery
May 25 – Lakeway Memorial Day Ceremony at Emmaus Church (11am)
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Photo credit: Cathy Hale