When you love a rainy night …
When you don’t want to be on a list …
60% of Austin freshwater sites tested positive for this. Lake Travis and Lake Austin didn’t make the list, and that’s a good thing.
When some like it hot …
Is summer over yet? Austin’s summer of 2018 was the city’s third-hottest ever. September 22 will be the first official day of fall. Bring it on.
When you can pour your own …
A gastropub is coming to River Place with the first self-serve tap experience in Austin.
When you’re a wanna-be storm chaser …
When you say goodbye …
Our thoughts are with friends and family of Rod Malone, the founder and co-owner of Sail & Ski. Rod unexpectedly passed away on August 31. His presence will be missed in the Lake Travis community and beyond.
When OMG means Oaks My Goatness …
On Wednesday, LTL’s Cathy Hale gave us the inside scoop on development projects and new businesses brewing in Bee Cave.
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 …
“Holiday in the Heat” Block Party at Lake Travis Center.
Erin Bettencourt, Appa-George-Ty are playing at Poodies Roadhouse.
Jim Halfpenny 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 7
Classical Guitarist Tony Morris 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)
Stymie & Tex Tubbs, Sonny Wolf Band at Gnarly Gar (5pm)
London Calling at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Memphis Train at Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Alex Winters at Uptown Art House in Marble Falls (7pm-10pm)
The Fabulous Chevelles 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 — Carl Hutchens (8pm)
Saturday, September 8
Japanese Story Time at Lake Travis Community Library (10:30am)
FREE Workout with Camp Gladiator at Hill Country Galleria (9am)
Lunch & Learn with Freedom Solar Panel at Hill Country Galleria (11:45am-1pm)
Argentine Asado at El Gaucho Winery (6:30pm-10pm)
Matt Wilson Band at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (7pm)
Saturday Night Music Series with Jomo & The Possum Posse at Hill Country Galleria (7pm-9pm)
Harvest Dinner at Stone House Vineyard (7pm-9pm)
Austin Party Band at Starlight Terrace at The Oasis (7pm-10pm)
Ken Hamilton & Gulf Breeze at LT Corner Pub (9pm-1am)
Sports Special for UT vs Tulsa Game at Angel’s Icehouse in Spicewood (7pm-10pm)
Jennifer B & The Groove at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Cade Mower at Oasis Texas Brewing Company (7pm)
Saturday Night Music Lineup at Poodie’s Roadhouse in Spicewood with Andrea Marie & Magnolia Band (8pm), The Texas KGB (10pm)
Tour & Tasting at Infamous Brewing Company (1pm-9pm)
Sunday, September 9
Douglas Clyde at Gnarly Gar (8pm)
Classic Movie: Steamboat Bill, Jr. 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), The Railbenders Authority (8pm), BB Morse (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 11 – 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Hill Country Galleria (7:45am)
September 13 – September Wine Walk at Hill Country Galleria (5pm)
September 15 – Bicycles, Blues & Brews at Hill Country Galleria (2pm-7pm)
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)
Photo credit: Cathy Hale