When September is hotter than July …
It’s fall in Texas. And this has been the hottest September on record. Daily high temperatures this month have averaged 100.3 degrees, and you have seen more 100 degree days this September than ever before. Is a cold front on the way?
When sometimes you see it, sometimes you don’t …
With its all but barren, grassy sands and the odd chunk of concrete, Sometimes Island has a hardly desirable reputation. And yet, people report having gone there … even taking their children for the day. How did Lake Travis’ Sometimes Islands get their name?
When you drove across the top of Mansfield Dam …
Those were the good ole days and likely that you didn’t see this coming. Plans are in the works to tackle traffic woes along the 19-mile corridor of 620. But based on growth, the proposed improvements to six lanes will be rendered obsolete when complete. Will ten lanes do the trick?
When you can run fast …
Vandegrift senior Anthony Monte has quickly grasped big meet cross country and is excelling at it. He ran a 14:14.50 to finish in third place behind two of the hottest runners in the nation in the Newbury Park HS, (Ca) duo of Nico Young and Jace Aschbrenner.
When the Lakeway Police need your help …
Be on the lookout for this creep, driving a white Ford pickup truck.
When you like to bake cakes for your dog …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale gave you a look at the posh new Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming pet boutique in the Gateway to Falconhead.
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What to do if you’re out & about today and this weekend …
Lakeway Wildlife Advisory Committee Meeting at Lakeway City Hall.
Start-Up Kids Club at Lake Travis Community Library.
Live Team Trivia at LT Corner Pub.
Thursday at Mercer with The Dirty Rotten Swing Band 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, Jeremy Vasquez at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood.
Friday, September 27
Classic Car Show at Sandeez Hamburger Hut (11:30am)
Austin Banjo Club Concert 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)
Suede in Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Live Music at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Drew Womack & Tommy Shane Steiner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Texas KGB at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Karaoke with Raden Hughes at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Johnny McGowen’s Rugged Gents at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (8:30pm)
Friday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood — AJ Croix (8pm), Grand Old Grizzly, Hunter Perrin & Wild Card (10:30pm)
Saturday, September 28
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9:00am)
Dads & Donuts at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am)
Terp’d Tour at Family Business Beer Company (11:30am-12:30pm)
13th Anniversary Party at Treaty Oak Distilling (noon-9pm)
Firehouse Feast at Pedernales Fire Department (6pm-9pm)
Saturday Night Concert Series at Hill Country Galleria with Bob Schneider (7pm-9pm)
Newsboyz at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Bedrock at LT Corner Pub (8:30pm-midnight)
D-Soul Davis Experience at Castro’s Bar & Grille (9pm)
Roger Creager with David Lee at Mercer Street Dance Hall in Dripping Springs (8:30pm)
Open Mic with Douglas Clyde Martin at Gnarly Gar (7pm)
Saturday Night Live Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Annual Poodie’s Party, The Troubadillos Bad Rodeo (8pm-12:30am)
Live Music at Doc’s Fish Camp & Grill in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, September 29
Barrel Boss Wake Surf Contest at Sale & Ski Yacht Club (8am-5pm)
Sunday Matinee with Jessee Lee 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 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)
The Brew in Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Sunday Live Music Lineup at Poodies Roadhouse in Spicewood with Swing Dance Lessons (3pm), Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (4pm), Andrea Marie & The Magnolia Band (8pm), 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
Tickets on sale now for Little Shop of Horrors at TexARTS, performances Oct 4th – Oct 20th
September 30 – Special City Council Meeting to Adopt Budget and Tax Rate at Lakeway City Hall (2pm-5pm)
October 1 – National Night Out! Stay tuned for details.
October 7 – Tickets go on sale for ELF The Musical Jr at TexARTS
October 9 – 18th Annual LT Chamber of Commerce Birdies by the Lake Golf Tournament
October 10 – Fitness Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria (5pm-9pm)
October 16 – Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Vintage Villas (11am-1pm)