When it gets worse before it gets better …
TxDOT has been working on two projects along 2222 and 620. The stretch of road is popular with commuters and students that attend Vandegrift high school. What’s not popular are the daily accidents, light timing issues, and traffic delays that won’t be getting better any time soon. Both projects are expected to be completed by summer 2020.
When it gets heated and scrapped …
You want a brand, but you don’t want to pay one million for it. The city of Bee Cave is trying to figure out how to allocate the city’s hotel tax fund. The debate between the City Council and residents turned heated at times.
When you want to manage the herd …
The city of Lakeway will host two open houses where you can learn about the history of the deer population and comment on deer management options. Open houses will be from 6:30 to 8pm on Thursday, and 9 to 10:30am on Friday at the Lakeway Activity Center.
When you want the valley to be low and bears to hibernate …
LT Cavs football will go up against Smithson Valley on Friday at 7:30pm at Cavs stadium in the 2019 Football State Championships playoffs. The Vandegrift Vipers have a home playoff game vs. Bridgeland Bears (Cypress, TX) on Friday, November 15 at 7p.
When the vaping truth bomb hits Central Texas …
The vaping epidemic is hitting close to home, and local Lake Travis area residents are creating a task force to promote awareness about the dangers of vaping. Health providers are seeing more cases, not only of people using these devices but also experiencing various side effects, with the most concerning being acute lung injury. Most teens don’t know that vaping can lead to serious damage or side effects, with symptoms ranging from shortness of breath to fatigue and vomiting to full respiratory failure.
When it’s about to get lit …
The Lake Travis area is getting ready to bust out its traditional holiday cheer in a big way with tree lightings, Santa’s arrival, and much more. How do you do the holidays in the Lake Travis area? Here are our top picks.
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What to do if you’re out & about today and this weekend …
The Nowhere Men at Jules Design Bar at HCG.
Holiday Preview Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria.
Start-Up Kids Club at Lake Travis Community Library.
Thursday at Mercer with Johnny Dango 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 15
Classic Car Show at Sandeez Hamburger Hut (11:30am)
Lego Club at Lake Travis Community Library (4pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista City Hall (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Benji Lamar at Jules Design Bar at HCG (7pm-9pm)
Lion Throne at Grumpy’s Saloon (9:30pm)
Texas Unlimited Band at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Brooke Fulks at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (6pm-9pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Grouchy Like Riley at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (8:30pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Brenda Hood & The Hoodygoode (8pm), Shinglers (10:30pm)
Saturday, November 16
Lakeway Community Blood Drive at Lakeway Activity Center (8am-noon)
Sweat It Out with Athleta & Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9:00am)
2nd Annual Volksmarch at Mount Lakeway Peak (noon-4:30pm)
Movie Under the Stars featuring Home Alone at HCG (7pm)
Special Concert: ‘A Night With the Austin Symphony Orchestra’ in collaboration with the LTHS Band & Orchestra at LTHS Performing Arts Center (7pm)
Morgan Nicole at Hops & Thyme (9pm)
Jumpstart at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Jason Allen at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (8:30pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Celebration of Life Honoring Bill Crow (1pm-9pm), Jeremy Vasquez (10pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, November 17
Lululemon In-Store Yoga at Hill Country Galleria (10am-11am)
Teen Book Club at Lake Travis Community Library (2pm)
Bob Ross Painting Party at Flip ‘N Art in Hill Country Galleria (2pm)
Sunday Matinee with Marvin Dykhuis at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (3pm-5pm)
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 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 Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Travis Green (7:30pm), Lucas Johnson (10pm)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista City Hall (noon-4pm)
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 18 – Lakeway City Council Regular Meeting at Lakeway City Hall (6:30pm)
November 22 – Lights On! Holiday Celebration at Trail of Lights in Lakeway (6pm-8pm)
November 23 – Hill Country Holiday Village at HCG (2pm-9pm)
November 23 – Santa’s Arrival & Tree Lighting at HCG (6pm-8pm)
November 24 – Photos with Santa at HCG Holiday Village (noon-6pm)
November 28 – Hill Country Turkey Trot at The Hills Country Club (8:30am)