When you’re breaking a different record …
Today is the coldest Halloween in Austin since 1991.
When you’re crushing on Halloween candy in Texas …
According to Candy Store’s Top Halloween Candy State-by-State, you’ve probably purchased or consumed pounds of these three candies if you live in Texas. Thank goodness we don’t live in Arizona.
When you can’t touch the bottom …
The University Interscholastic League recently approved water polo as a pilot program beginning in 2021. Water polo has been a club sport in a smattering of Texas high schools for years — including Vandegrift — but this move by the UIL has created a buzz throughout the state. Texas will spend the next two years trying to organize the sport and becomes just the seventh state in the nation to sanction the game.
When you have what it takes …
Lake Travis quarterback Hudson Card received his honorary Under Armour All-America game jersey and is one of the top 100 players in the nation that will compete in Orlando on January 2, 2020.
When the ‘burbs are booming …
Austin Business Journal recently listed the 20 Austin suburbs where home values have skyrocketed over the past ten years.
When you aren’t out of your league …
You’re in it. By early 2020, The League Kitchen & Tavern will be occupying this primo spot in the Lake Travis area. And burger lovers in the Cedar Park area will enjoy the Hopdoddy Burger Bar opening on November 4. Free burgers for a year will be offered to the first 100 guests in line at the grand opening party on November 9 from 3-6 pm.
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What to do if you’re out & about today and this weekend …
Candy Hunt at High 5 Bowling.
The Great Gatsby: A Themed Halloween Party at Castro’s Bar & Grill.
Halloween Costume Bash at LT Corner Pub.
Live Music at Jules Design Bar at HCG.
Halloween at Mercer with Sophia Johnson at Mercer Street Dance Hall.
Open Mic Night with Douglas Clyde Martin at Gnarly Gar.
Alex Lopez at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
Kevin Daniel Smith, The AGT Project at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood.
Friday, November 1
Classic Car Show at Sandeez Hamburger Hut (11:30am)
Tony Morris Classical Guitar at Lake Travis Community Library (4pm)
Angels Costume Party at Jules Design Bar at Hill Country Galleria (7pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Ru Payne Coleman at Pizzeria Sorellina (7:30pm)
80’s Dance Party with Blazin Kane at Caddie Shack at Point Venture (8pm-11pm)
MorningStar at Grumpy’s Saloon (9pm)
Live Music at Hops & Thyme (7pm-10pm)
Live Music at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Drew Womack & Tommy Shane Steiner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
The Fabulous Chevelles at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Jake Penrod at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (8:30pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Carl Hutchens (8pm)
Saturday, November 2
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9:00am)
Point Venture Holiday Bazaar at Point Venture (9am-6pm)
Wishlist Wonderland Fashion Show at Justice in HCG (11:30am & 2:30pm)
Family Story Time at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am)
Movie Under the Stars featuring E.T. at HCG (7pm)
Railers at Castro’s Bar & Grill (10pm)
TrickShot at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Vinyl Flashback at LT Corner Pub (8:30pm-midnight)
Blake Torrey at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (8:30pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with William Beckman (8pm), Dale Watson (10pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, November 3
Bow Wow Reading at Lake Travis Community Library (1:30pm-2:30pm)
Sunday on the Deck with Meagan Tubb at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (3pm-5pm)
Live Music at Jules Design Bar in HCG (4pm-8pm)
Sunday Brunch at Cafe Blue (11am)
Sunday Brunch at The Ginger Man (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Gnarly Gar (noon)
Sunday Brunch at Chisos Grill (11am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Cafe Blue (11:30am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Lucy’s on the Lake (10am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch at Table 620 at H-E-B Lakeway (10am)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Swing Dance Lessons (3pm), Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Jeremy Vasquez (7:30pm), Lucas Johnson (10pm)
Lone Star Farmers Market at noon 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)
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)
Cinemark $5 Tuesdays all day at Hill Country Galleria
Trivia Night every Tuesday at The Ginger Man 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
Tickets on sale now for the 20th season of Spicewood Arts Society events & performances
November 6 – Zoning and Planning Commission Regular Meeting at Lakeway City Hall (9:15am)
November 7 – Parks & Recreation Committee Regular Meeting at Lakeway City Hall (1pm)
November 7 – Lakeway Wildlife Advisory Committee Meeting at Lakeway City Hall (6:30pm)
November 11 – Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Lake Travis Performing Arts Center (6pm-7:30pm)
November 16 – 2nd Annual Volksmarch at Mount Lakeway Peak (noon-4:30pm)
November 28 – Hill Country Turkey Trot at The Hills Country Club (8:30am)