Jingle Bell Run, Lights On! and live music: 9 things to do in the Lake Travis-Westlake area this weekend, Nov. 30-Dec. 3

Julianne DeBower, Steve Richard andnJudy Donohue performing in the 2016 Lakeway Sing Along Christmas show.

Julianne DeBower, Steve Richard andnJudy Donohue performing in the 2016 Lakeway Sing Along Christmas show.

Here is a list of events taking place in the Lake Travis-Westlake area over the weekend.


Nov. 30

Usher in the season with a tree lighting and happy hour at Hotel Granduca
Hotel Granduca kicks off the holiday season with a tree-lighting ceremony and complementary treats, including wine, hot chocolate, cookies and appetizers. 6 p.m. Free. Hotel Granduca, 320 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., West Lake Hills. 512- 306-6400. www.granducaaustin.com





Kim Waters performs at One World Theatre
The saxophone player preforms tracks from his 20th studio album. 8 p.m. $20-$93. One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Caves Road, Austin. 888-616-0522. www.oneworldtheatre.org





Dec. 1

Lakeway’s Lights On! celebrates the season
Santa plugs in the city’s holiday lights for the first time of the year. Participants decorate cookies, enjoy hot chocolate, can donate non-perishable food items and can meet Santa, Mrs. Claus and Rudolph. 6-8 p.m. Free. Lakeway City Hall, 1102 Lohmans Crossing. 512-314-7509. www.lakeway-tx.gov





Dec. 2

Create holiday arts and crafts at the Bee Cave library
Celebrate winter with a “Merry Making” Saturday,  including holiday music, crafts and stories. 2-4 p.m. Free. Bee Cave Public Library, 4000 Galleria Parkway, Bee Cave. 512-767-6620. www.beecavetexas.com/city-government/library





WORTH THE TRIP: War monument set for unveiling at the state Capital 
“The Price of Liberty” monument, honoring Texans who have fought in the Global War on Terror, is unveiled at the state Capitol. 11 a.m.-noon. $10 (barbecue lunch included). East Capitol Lawn, 12th and San Jacinto streets. 512-236-1001. www.priceoflibertyevents.com





Dec. 3

Lakeway Sing Along supports the local Green Santa Project
The Christmas-themed music show benefits the local community and celebrates the holidays. This year’s program, “A Sleigh Full of Christmas,” combines old favorites and new music while offering several opportunities for audience participation. Shows begin at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Admission is one unwrapped gift donation for a child. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.lakeway-tx.gov





The Bee Cave Chamber of Commerce presents its Fit Fox 5K Jingle Bell Run
The race benefits the Lake Travis Education Foundation and has music, food and drinks. 10 a.m. $15 (children’s run), $35 (adult registration). Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512- 263-0001. www.hillcountrygalleria.com





Westlake chamber hosts its annual holiday Wonderfest
The family-friendly holiday festival includes food, games, a visit from Santa on a fire truck and live entertainment. 2-4 p.m. Free. Westlake High School parking lot, 4100 Westbank Drive, Austin. 512-327-3088. www.westlakechamber.com





Local farmers sell produce at weekly market
The Lone Star Farmers Market features more than 50 booths from local farmers and artisans. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 12611 Shops Parkway, Bee Cave. 512-924-7503. www.lonestarfarmersmarket.com