Lake Travis - Westlake Edition | June 2022


June & July events


Westlake’s celebration is at Independent Financial. (Courtesy Westlake Chamber of Commerce)






Bee Cave Public Library will host a Star Party with the Austin Astronomical Society. The family-friendly event will explore the sky above Bee Cave at The Old Schoolhouse next to the Bee Cave Police Department. The event will be held regardless of the weather, and organizers advise attendees to bring bug spray. 8-10 p.m. Free. 13333 Hwy. 71, Bee Cave. 512-767-6620. (Courtesy Bee Cave Public Library)

26 FEEL THE MUSIC The city of Lakeway Arts Committee will host classical pianist Kiyoshi Tamagawa as part of its Sunday Afternoon Concert Series. Tamagawa is a professor of music at Southwestern University and has performed as a soloist and collaborative pianist across North America, Europe and Asia. His collaboration with violinist Eugene Fodor resulted in more than 30 recitals and a CD of violin and piano music, “Witches’ Brew.” 4-5 p.m. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek Drive, Lakeway. 29 BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT Lake Travis Community Library will hand out free frozen treats from Frios Gourmet Pops. The popsicles come in a variety of avors, ranging from strawberry and orange to Fruity Pebbles and root beer oat. 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Austin. 512-263-2885. 30 LAKEWAY TOWN HALL The city of Lakeway will hold the third meeting in its Town Hall series with City Manager Julie Oakley. The event will focus on updates with the city’s parks, including potential upcoming projects and events. Previous town halls on development and transportation were held in February and April, respectively, and included interactive portions in which residents spoke with city employees at individual tables about certain projects. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-314-7500 JULY 16 DONATE BLOOD The Lakeway Community Blood Drive will be at the Lakeway Activity Center. Residents must schedule an appointment to donate, which can be done by visiting and searching for Group Code A197 or emailing the coordinators at If appointments ll up, residents may use this email to ask to be included on a waitlist. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. 105 Musician Denny Herrin will perform at Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery. Herrin was born in Austin and raised in the Central Texas Hill Country. Located on the distillery’s 15-acre property, the event will also have food from CraigO’s Pizza, specialty cocktails and mocktails, yard games and more. The event is open to all ages. 2-5 p.m. Free. 101 CR 409, Spicewood. 512-970-3203. (Courtesy Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery)

Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery will hold its Independence Day Celebration with live music by the Men of Madam Radar, frozen drinks, face painting, food, yard games and more. All ages are welcome, and on-leash pets are permitted. 1-4 p.m. Free entry. 101 CR 409, Spicewood. 512-970-3203. The town of Spicewood and the Highland Lakes Lions Club will hold a 4th of July Parade at 9:30 a.m. Those wishing to attend the parade are asked to assemble at 9 a.m. at the Spicewood Post Oce at 121 Spur 191. The parade will make its way from the post oce and end at the Spicewood Community Center at 7901 CR 404. Entries are free and can include decorated bicycles, decorated oats, golf carts or ATVs, riding groups, antique or classic cars, walking groups and pets. All entrants must sign a release of liability form before the parade. For questions, contact Mary Moore at 805- 889-9956 or WESTLAKE The Westlake Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual 4th of July Celebration and Parade in West Lake Hills. Sponsored by H-E-B Westlake, the event will feature a parade and an after-party. The after-party will be in the Independent Financial parking lot with live music, a costume contest and free food. 8:30-11 a.m. Free. Independent Financial, 101 Westlake Drive, West Lake Hills. 512-327-3088. LAKEWAY The city of Lakeway will host an Independence Day celebration featuring a parade, hot dog reception and reduced entry fee at the Lakeway Activity Center Swim Center. The parade themed “She’s a Grand Old Flag” will kick o at 8:30 a.m., followed by a H-E-B Lakeway- sponsored hot dog reception at the Lakeway Activity Center with live music, food, games and awards at 9:30 a.m. The entry fee for the swim center will be reduced from noon-6 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Free-$4. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-314-7532. BEE CAVE The Hill Country Galleria will host its annual Independence Day Festival. The event will feature live music, a reworks show, art vendors, food, fair rides, water games and face painting. Over 20 options for food will be available from the Galleria’s eateries, plus festival vendors. Performances include Two Tons of Steel, Southern Angels, Rock Bottom String Band, Robin Mordecai and The Saddle Sores. 4-10 p.m. Free. 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001.


Crosswater Yacht Club will hold its ninth annual CYC Fish Fry. Donations will be accepted for food, and all funds go directly to Folds of Honor, a nonprot foundation that provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of fallen and disabled service members. Noon-3 p.m. Free entry. Crosswater Yacht Club, 1505 Hurst Creek Road, Austin. 512-261-5253. Facebook: 9th Annual CYC Fish Fry to Benet Folds of Honor. 18 KEEP IT COOL The fourth annual Briarcli Ice Cream Social will be sponsored by Bryan Swan Residential. The event includes a classic 1960s ice cream truck, a 22-foot extreme waterslide, a live DJ, door prizes and features the Pedernales Fire Department as special guests. 2-4 p.m. Free. Briarcli Park, 22005 Kyle Drive, Briarcli. Eventbrite: 4th Annual Briarcli Ice Cream Social 19 CELEBRATE WITH BOATS AND BARBECUE The second annual Juneteenth and Father’s Day celebration features beers, barbecue and a boat ride. The all-inclusive boat cruise will feature access to four boats, an open bar, free food, a DJ, exclusive samples of local distilled beverages and more. The event is for individuals 21 and over. 5:30-9:30 p.m. $65-$100. Emerald Point Marina, 5971 Hiline Road, Austin. Eventbrite: 2nd Annual Juneteenth Weekend Fathers Day BBB Boat Ride 21 LEARN THE LANDSCAPE Lake Travis Community Library will host an in- person landscape photography workshop in June with Kim Ortiz, owner of Kim Ortiz Portrait Art. The event will teach participants how to use an iPhone to take photos of owers, plants, trees and other natural landscapes. 11 a.m.-noon. Free. Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Austin. 512-263-2885. 24 SUPPORT A LOCAL MUSICIAN Groove Knight, a high-energy dance band with more than two decades of performing, will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at Vincent’s on the Lake. The free, all-ages show features dance hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s and today. 5973 Hi Line Road, Hudson Bend.

Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010.

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