6 things to do in Lake Travis-Westlake this weekend, Sept. 22-24

Lake Travis/Westlake area entertainment this weekend includes a comedian and concerts.


1. Worth the trip: Texas Tribune Festival focuses on state politics
The festival’s schedule includes a forum on race and justice, live recordings of podcasts and panels on local, state and national politics. Various times. $50-$300. Various locations on the University of Texas at Austin campus. [email protected] www.texastribune.org


2. Americana band Silo Road performs
Four-piece band Silo Road performs Americana and roots music. 10:30 p.m. $7. Poodie’s Roadhouse, 22308 Hwy. 71 W., Spicewood. 512-264-0318. www.poodies.net


3. Selection of products available at indoor garage sale
Booths at the city of Lakeway’s last indoor garage sale of the year sell new and slightly used items like clothing, books, furniture and toys. Non-perishable food is accepted for local charities. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.lakeway-tx.gov

4. American Dreamer plays at Hill Country Galleria
Hill Country Galleria’s Saturday Night Concert Series continues with local orchestral folk band American Dreamer. 7-9 p.m. Free. Hill Country Galleria Central Plaza, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001. www.hillcountrygalleria.com


5. Worth the trip: Race for the Cure raises money for breast cancer programs
Proceeds from the Susan G. Komen Austin Race for the Cure benefit community and national programs such as breast cancer screening and treatment. 7:30 a.m. $15-40. Austin American-Statesman, 305 South Congress Avenue, Austin. 512-473-0900. http://austin.info-komen.org

6. Comedian Amit Tandon comes to Westlake High School
Amit Tandon, a stand-up comedian, performs at Westlake High School’s auditorium. 4-6 p.m. $15-$100. Westlake High School, 4100 Westbank Drive, Austin. 512-777-1271. www.filmdesi.com



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