Lake Travis - Westlake Edition | May 2021

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COMPILED BY AMY RAE DADAMO

MAY 8

EDUCATIONFOUNDATIONGALA LAKE TRAVIS

MAY 15

LIVE ON THE LAWN HILL COUNTRY GALLERIA

MAY 30

MERMAID DAY LAKEWAY SWIM CENTER

The Lake Travis Education Foundation, a nonprot organization that supports Lake Travis ISD, will host its annual gala May 8. The 2021 Un-gala, Fun-gala will be held at High5 and through a virtual watch party. Funds will benet school projects, technology, tools and resources for more than 11,000 LTISD students. 6-11 p.m. $250, (in-person) Free. (virtual) High5, 1502 S. RM 620, Lakeway. 512-533-6010. www.lteducationfoundation.org

The Vista Brewing pop-up is continuing its live on the lawn outdoor concert series. The event will feature a performance by Christopher Cody Meacham, an San Marcos-based singer, songwriter. The concert will take place in the Central Plaza and will also include snacks, beer, wine and other drinks. 4-6 p.m. Free. Vista Brewing, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-766-5685. www.facebook.com/vistabrewing/events/

The City of Lakeway Parks and Recreation Department will host a family-friendly mermaid day event at the Lakeway Swim Center. The event will feature mermaids and mermen, as well as games and other kid friendly activities. 12-4 p.m. Free, (swim center members and infants) $7, (adults) $6. (children and seniors) Lakeway Swim Center, 3103 Lakeway Blvd., Lakeway. 512-261-3000. www.lakeway-tx.gov/1834/Mermaid-Day

09 MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH Families can celebrate Mother’s Day with a brunch buet at Hotel Granduca Austin. The event will feature a bloody mary and mimosa bar, omelet and carving stations, a dessert bar and more. Those in attendance can also enjoy live music in the hotel’s courtyard. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $60, (adults) $20, (kids) Free. (kids under 5) Hotel Granduca Austin, West Lake Hills. 512-306-6400. www.granducaaustin.com/en/ happenings.html 12 BOOK CLUB The Spicewood Community Library will host a free book club for the community. The book up for discussion will be Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe by author Heather Webber. 9:30 a.m. Free. Spicewood Community Library, 1011 Spur 191, Spicewood. 830-693-7892 www.spicewoodlibrary.org 21 ANNUAL WESTIES will kick o its annual Westies Award Luncheon on May 21. The award show, The Westlake Chamber of Commerce

22 WOMEN IN PRINT BOOK CLUB Westbank Library’s monthly women in print book club will take place virtually. Led by library sta, the club will read and discuss books focused on the women’s perspective. The May 22 meeting will be centered on The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood. Zoom information can be found on the library’s online calendar. 3 p.m. Free. Virtual. 512-327-3045. www.westbanklibrary.com/event/ JUNE 09 LEANDER ISD STATE OF DISTRICT The West Austin Chamber of Commerce will host the 2021 Leander ISD State of the District luncheon featuring superintendent Bruce Gearing. The informative event will include the current state of LISD and how the community is preserving through the pandemic, according to the chamber. The event will also be live-streamed. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $25. Vista Ridge High School, 200 S. Vista Ridge Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-551-0390. www.westaustinchamber.org

MAY 08 MAMAS ON THE LAWN Joint brewery and winery, Frontyard Brewing and 5Soul Wine Co will host a Mother’s Day celebrating on its nine-acre site. The event will include a yoga session taught by a certied instructor and a happy hour featuring frozen peach shandys and wine. Attendees should bring their own yoga mats. 10-11 a.m., (yoga) 11 a.m.-noon (happy hour) Frontyard Brewing, 4514 Bob Wire Road, Spicewood. 512-614-4380. www.frontyardbrewing.com/ 08 TOM PETTY TRIBUTE BAND Local cover band, The Damn Torpedos will appear in a live outdoor performance at Iron Wolf Ranch Distillery in Spicewood. The Damn Torpedos are a Texas-based tribute band dedicated to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at Iron Wolf. 8 p.m. $10. Iron Wolf Ranch and Distillery, 101 County Road 409,

which has occurred since 2005, celebrates outstanding Westlake community members with an emphasis placed on their philanthropic endeavors and economic impacts. Awards for seven categories will be presented at the luncheon, which will also feature keynote speaker, Erik Qualman, a motivational speaker and author. Online registration is required. $65 (members) $75 (non-members) Hotel Granduca Austin, 320 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., West Lake Hills. 512-327-3088. www.westlakechmaber.com 22 COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE The city of Lakeway’s upcoming community blood drive will take place at the Lakeway Activity Center with COVID-19 precautions. The drive will be conducted by appointment only scheduled at www.weareblood.org/donor/ using the city’s code A197. Testing will also be conducted on donated blood to detect COVID-19 antibodies and donors will receive results within days. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.weareblood.org

Spicewood. 512-970-3203. www.ironwolfranch.com

Find more or submit events at communityimpact.com/event-calendar. Event organizers can submit local events online to be considered for the print edition. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.

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