When you don’t want to be in Lake Travis …
Floating on an inner tube at night watching Jaws. Alamo Drafthouse’s most popular Rolling Roadshow event, Jaws on the Water, returns on June 15 and continues Friday and Saturday nights through August 4 at Volente Beach Resort.
When you don’t want to be a bass in Lake Travis …
All eyes in the sport fishing world are on Lake Travis as the 2018 Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest hits the lake for four days (starting today). It will feature the top anglers in the Bassmaster Elite Series competing for $1 million in prize money with the top competitor earning $100,000.
When you love your kids, but they’ll be at home every day …
The Lakeway Activity Center hosts tons and tons of summer classes and camps for kids of all ages. This weekend, they’ll be hosting their annual Summer KickOff! You and your kiddos can see exhibits and meet instructors. It’s a free event, and they’ll have hot dogs, face-painting, and snow cones from Ice Cream 2U.
When you almost get run over by gazelles …
Okay, they weren’t gazelles, but they were very gazelle-like. Two beautiful, young, Blackbuck antelope were chilling at Lakeway City Park earlier this week. Check out the video on our Instagram page.
When you can’t keep up with what’s opening and closing …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale gave you the inside scoop on the new steakhouse that’s taking over Mimi’s old spot, the dance hall that had to call it quits — temporarily — and new pedestrian paths in Bee Cave.
For when it’s time to find a new place to live …
Lake Travis Lifestyle, together with Todd Hower Realty, will help you save money when you sell and make money when you buy. Find out more by clicking here if you want to do that.
When you need a Bloody Mary …
Nothing says Sunday Funday like sipping a zesty Bloody Mary at brunch. Since LTers are quite brunch-y, we’ve expanded our Weekend Roundup to include Sunday brunch spots.
What to do if you’re out and about today and this weekend …
Story Time at Bee Cave Library.
Sean Lucy & The Mismatch are playing at Poodies Roadhouse.
Carl Hutchens is performing at Grumpy’s.
Wine Appreciation Class at El Gaucho Winery.
Tommy Shane Steiner & Drew Womack are playing at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
Trivia Night at Gnarly Gar.
Friday, May 18
Storytime at Bee Cave Library at Hill Country Galleria (10:30am, 11:15am)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
5 Year Anniversary Party at Crosswater Yacht Club (6pm-10pm)
Stymie & Tex Tubbs, Jul & The Chrome Wheels at Gnarly Gar (5pm)
Jumpstart at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7:30pm-11:30pm)
Chris Smothers at 827Ray’s Kitchen + Cellar (7:30pm-10pm)
Dyfunkshun Junkshun at (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Cade Mower at Oasis Texas Brewing Company (6:30pm-8:30pm)
Square Grooves at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Mc 80 with Mark Chandler at Ernie’s Dockside (8pm)
American Gypsy Band 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 — Jennifer B & The Groove (8pm), Miss Lavelle White & The L Men (10:30pm)
Saturday, May 19
Bow Wow Reading at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am-11:30am)
Summer KickOff! at Lakeway Activity Center (10am-1pm)
Party on the Hill: Open House at Hill Country Indoor (noon-8pm)
Outdoor Class at RIDE Indoor Cycling (4:30pm)
Tempranillo and Paella Party IN the Vines at Spicewood Vineyard (6pm)
Marc Dulang & the Band at Oasis Texas Brewing Company (7pm-9pm)
Saturday Night Concert Series with Johnny Nicholas at Hill Country Galleria (7pm-9pm)
Groove Knight at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (6:30pm-10:30pm)
Funky Brass Factory (Starlight Terrace) at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
D-Soul with Demetrius Davis at Ernie’s Dockside (8pm)
The Blue Rapteurs at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Trick Question at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Cody Blue 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 Paul Nipper (8pm), The Whiskey Prophets (10:30pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, May 20
Woofstock to benefit Highland Lakes SPCA at Angel’s Icehouse (starts at noon)
CTBA Memorial Fest 2018 at Treaty Oak Distilling (noon-6pm)
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 with acoustics from Kayla Outlaw at The Gnarly Gar (11:30am)
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 Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Gray Gregson (7:30pm), BB Morse Friends & Family (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)
The Brew at The Oasis (7pm)
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
A local fundraiser founded by a special resident is happening in Dripping Springs this weekend, Bailey’s Riding On A Dream. It’s a bull riding event and concert featuring country music star Jason Boland. Bailey Kay Hutson is a 20-year-old who was born with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, and she founded this event to help children with disabilities and their families.
On Saturday, May 19, action-packed bull riding will begin at 6pm, and Jason Boland & The Stragglers will hit the stage at 9 pm. The event will be held at Dripping Springs Ranch Park.
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)
Save the date
May 17 – Wine Appreciation Class at El Gaucho Winery
May 25 – Lakeway Memorial Day Ceremony at Emmaus Church (11am)
June 8 — Celebrate Your Graduate at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (reservations required)
June 8 — Dive-In Movie: Jumangi at Lakeway Swim Park
June 9 — Big Band Bash at Lakeway Activity Center (7:30pm)
June 10 — Arts Committee Concert Series at Lakeway Activity Center
June 17 — Father’s Day Lunch & Dinner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (reservations required)
July 4 — July 4th Celebration: Parade, Pageantry of the Flags & Swim Park in Lakeway
July 4 — July 4th Celebration at Hill Country Galleria
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Photo credit: Cathy Hale