When you can’t turn left …
This won’t help. The Lakeway landscape will likely change once more following its City Council meeting scheduled for September 17. Final approval will bring a new daycare facility, a medical office for autism therapy, and a car wash that you can’t enter.
When you like it dark at night …
12 Fields Foundation is a nonprofit with a focus on resolving the shortage of sports space in the region. The Sports Park at Baldwin is the first project to be recognized by the International Dark-Sky Association as “community-friendly outdoor sports lighting.”
When it falls in the right spot …
Lake Travis is 63% full at 655.25. That’s up from last week’s level of 653.90. More rain is on the way.
When you feel the earth move under your feet …
This controversial rock-crushing quarry project is not a-okay with Spicewood residents.
When you like a bike and a beer …
Head over to Hill Country Galleria on Saturday for Bicycles, Blues & Brews, a family-friendly event where you can bike in a vehicle-free zone, sip local craft beer (21+ up) and listen to bluesy tunes.
When the doggie paddle is perfect …
Local aspiring writer and 5th grader at Lakeway Elementary, Aria Koberg gave us the inside scoop on the 2018 Colin’s Hope Kids Triathlon.
Thing to Know
together with Todd Hower Realty
The percentage of homes that get listed with Todd Hower Realty and sell in 49 days or less. And when you partner with Todd Hower Realty, you only pay a $5497 listing fee at closing.
What to do if you’re out and about today and this weekend …
September Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria.
Free Class at Barre3 at Hill Country Galleria.
Craig Marshall is playing at Poodies Roadhouse.
$tart-Up Kid’s Club at Lake Travis Community Library.
Alex Harvey at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls.
Carl Hutchens is performing at Grumpy’s.
Stella & The Hey Dudes at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse.
Live Team Trivia at LT Corner Pub.
Trivia Night at Gnarly Gar.
Friday, September 14
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Stymie & Tex Tubbs, MC80 at Gnarly Gar (5pm)
Grove Night at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Dysfunkshun Junkshun at Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Scott Martin at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Junction at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — Los Gumbo (8pm), Greg Izor (10pm)
Saturday, September 15
Bow Wow Reading at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am)
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9am)
Bicycles, Blues & Brews at Hill Country Galleria (2pm-7pm)
Newsboyz at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Vanessa Lively at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Brian Lee at Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery in Spicewood (3pm-6pm)
Saturday Night Music Series with Guy Forsyth Blues Band at Hill Country Galleria (7pm-9pm)
Enargeia Release Dinner at Stone House Vineyard (7pm)
Brian Scartocci at Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Sports Special for UT vs USC Game at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Ryan Ross Band at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Stone Wheels at Oasis Texas Brewing Company (7pm)
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with The Golden Roses (6pm), Julie Nolen (10pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, September 16
Drew Womack Brunch Acoustic at Gnarly Gar (noon)
Classic Movie: The Great Race at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (2pm)
Shawn Mathews at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (noon-4pm)
Sunday Brunch at The Ginger Man (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 Bobby Earl at The Gnarly Gar (noon)
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), Jeff Warren Johnston (8pm), Lucas Johnson (10pm)
Lone Star Farmers Market 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)
The Brew at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
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)
Cinemark $5 Tuesdays all day 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
September 19 – Deadline for online registration for the LTHS Cavalette Fall Junior Dance Clinic on Sat., September 22, 2018. No walk-ins accepted this year!
September 21 – Jennifer B & The Groove at Spicewood Vineyards (7pm)
September 22 – The legendary LTHS Cavalettes are offering a Fall Junior Dance Clinic to teach parade skills and a homecoming dance routines to aspiring dancers. No walk-ins this year. Registration deadline September 19.
September 23 – The Balcones Community Orchestra – a free concert! – at Lakeway Activity Center (4pm-5pm)
September 27 – Encore performance! The Bellamy Brothers at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (8:30pm)
September 30 – CC4C Run to Uplift 2.62 Mirco-Marathon at HCG (8am-noon)
October 20 – Lake Travis Public Safety Day at Lake Travis Elementary (11am-3pm)
November 7 – 2018 ClubCorp Charity Classic hosted by The Hills of Lakeway Country Club (noon)
Sign-ups are open for the Steiner Ranch MTB Team for Middle School and High School students.
Photo credit: Cathy Hale