Austin Boat Show, Lakeway blood drive: 4 things to do in the Lake Travis-Westlake area this weekend, Jan. 18-21

The Invoke String Quartet performs in Spicewood on Jan. 20.

The Invoke String Quartet performs in Spicewood on Jan. 20.

Whether in the Lake Travis-Westlake or Austin area, there are plenty of things to do from Jan. 18-21.


Thursday, Jan. 18-Sunday, Jan. 21
1. The Austin Boat and Travel Trailer Show returns

Running from Jan. 18-21, the annual Austin Boat and Travel Trailer Show features local dealers of ski boats, fishing boats, yachts, bay boats, pontoons, kayaks and more. 4-9 p.m. (Thu.), noon-9 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.). $10. Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin. 512-494-1128. www.austinboatshow.com





Saturday, Jan. 20
2. Donate blood in Lakeway

In partnership with We Are Blood, the Lakeway Community Blood Drive collects blood for use in the Central Texas area. Eligible donors must be in good health, at least 17 years old and weigh at least 115 pounds for whole blood donations or 110 pounds for platelet donations. Additional blood drive dates in Lakeway this year are March 17, May 12, July 21, Sept. 15 and Nov. 17. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-206-1204. www.weareblood.org

3. Invoke String Quartet performs in Spicewood

Known for an innovative take on traditional string music, the Invoke String Quartet performs in Spicewood Saturday evening. 7 p.m. $35. Spicewood Vineyards Event Center, 1419 CR 409, Spicewood. 512-264-2820. www.spicewoodarts.org

 





Sunday, Jan. 21
4. Worth the trip: Power for Parkinson’s celebrates five years in the community

Nonprofit Power for Parkinson’s is celebrating five years in the Austin community with a party Sunday that includes dinner, live music, exercise demonstrations and a performance by the Power for Parkinson’s dance troupe. 4-7 p.m. Free. Jewish Community Center of Austin, 7300 Hart Lane, Austin. 512-464-1277. www.powerforparkinsons.org




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