When you’re a seasonal phenomenon …
Blame it on El Niño. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, you should be bracing for biting cold and arctic conditions this winter. The climate pattern likely will mean above-average rainfall in Texas from October to May.
When people from up north laugh at you …
It’s a Texas cold front. Cooler temps arrived with more moisture for the Lake Travis area. September rains have brought water levels in Lake Travis up more than 4½ feet, and Lake Buchanan has gone up more than 2 feet.
When you’re not asked to be a hero …
Be a good father-figure. The Watch DOGS program is helping Lake Travis area elementary schools with the presence of positive male role models to enhance school security and reduce bullying.
When you’re missing something …
When you’re all about yoga pants …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale gave you the inside scoop on the grand openings of two pop-up shops at Hill Country Galleria.
When sunsets make you swoon …
Go here if you like capturing sunset pics of Lake Travis and winning stuff.
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What to do if you’re out and about today and this weekend …
Eric Bettencourt and Appa-George-Ty are playing at Poodies Roadhouse.
$tart-Up Kid’s Club at Lake Travis Community Library.
Chick Flick: Sweet Home Alabama at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls.
Food, Wine & Olive Oil at We Olive & Wine Bar.
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 28
Food as Medicine at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am)
Lago Vista Farmers Market at Lago Vista Village Shopping Center (2:30pm-6:30pm)
Live Music by Musicians Woodshed Teachers at Hill Country Galleria (5pm-9pm)
Lululemon Grand Opening Party at Hill Country Galleria (5pm-8pm)
Hoppy Hour at Infamous Brewing Company (4pm-9pm)
Jennifer B & The Groove at Spicewood Vineyards (7pm)
Live Music TBD at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse
Stymie & Tex Tubbs, Jule and Chrome Wheel at Gnarly Gar (5pm)
Suede at Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Giulia Millanta at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
Work Brothers 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 — Flyjack (8pm), Graveltooth (10:30pm)
Saturday, September 29
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9am)
Trickshot at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Contra/Common House Warming Party at Hill Country Galleria (7pm-10pm)
Like A Stone at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Jerry Rivers (noon-3pm) and Scott Collins (7pm-10pm) at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls
Thawind Mills at Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery in Spicewood 4pm-7pm)
Saturday Night Music Series with Ready Betty at Hill Country Galleria (7pm-9pm)
Psychic Cowboys at Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Sports Special for UT vs Kansas State Game at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (2:30pm)
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Doc Pointer (8pm), Emmerson Biggins (10:30pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, September 30
CC4C Run to Uplift 2.62 Mirco-Marathon at HCG (8am-noon)
Free Yoga with Alive + Well at Hill Country Galleria (9:30am)
Brunch at Gnarly Gar (noon)
Classic Movie: Lawrence of Arabia 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 Gnarly Gar (11:30-2pm)
Sunday Brunch at Lucy’s on the Lake (10am-3pm)
Sunday Brunch 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), 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
October 2 – Steiner Ranch MTB parent/student informational session at Towne Square from 6:30-7:30pm.
October 13 – Lakeway Wildflowers Chorus presents ‘Rhythm of Life’ at Lakeway Activity Center (7pm)
October 16 – Orin Swift Wine Dinner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (reception 6:30pm, dinner)
October 20 – Lake Travis Public Safety Day at Lake Travis Elementary (11am-3pm)
November 1 – Encore performance! The Bellamy Brothers at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (tix on sale)
November 7 – 2018 ClubCorp Charity Classic hosted by The Hills of Lakeway Country Club (noon)
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