A cave festival, fundraiser and a farmers market: 6 things to do this weekend in the Lake Travis-Westlake area, Feb. 8-11

The Austin Cave Festival takes place at the wildflower center this weekend.

The Austin Cave Festival takes place at the wildflower center this weekend.

Lake Travis-Westlake area residents have many options when it comes to weekend activities Feb. 8-11.


Feb. 8
Celebrate Valentines Day early with a wine walk
Held the second Thursday of the month, the Hill Country Galleria’s wine walks features local businesses and wines from around the world. The walk starts at Twin Liquors, and participants walk to other stores at the mall. February’s walk is Valentines Day themed. 5-9 p.m. Free. 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001. www.hillcountrygalleria.com





Feb. 9
Annual “Night To Shine” prom takes place
Austin Ridge Bible Church hosts its third-annual Night to Shine. Sponsored by the Tim Tebow foundation, the event offers a prom experience for area people with special needs. 5:30 p.m. Austin Ridge Bible Church, 9300 Bee Caves Road, Austin. 512-263-7701. While guest registration is full, individuals can register to volunteer online at www.austinridge.org/beecave/night-to-shine-volunteers/.





Feb. 10
Austin Cave Festival takes place at the wildflower center
The festival includes presentations about caves, springs, endangered species and aquifers, virtual reality cave tours, live music, guided hikes to a sinkhole and caves. 10 a.m-4 p.m. Free. Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave., Austin. 512-232-0100. www.wildflower.org





Neuropathy support group meets
Hosted by Neuropathy Alliance of Texas, the monthly support group has a discussion about ways to live well with neuropath. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church, 7127 Bee Caves Road, Austin. 512-553-9130. www.neuropathyalliancetx.org





Feb. 10-11
Bee Creek Makers Market returns to Spicewood
The monthly farmers market includes food, music and vintage hand-made items. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission. 914 Pace Bend Road, Spicewood. 512-626-9972. www.beecreekmakers.com





Feb. 11
WORTH THE TRIP: Candlelight Ranch Chili Cook-off and car show takes place in Marble Falls
The chili cook-off and car show benefits at-risk youth and children with disabilities across Central Texas. Noon-4 p.m. $10-$20 (Free for children three and under). 6408 Muleshoe Bend Trail, Marble Falls. Tickets can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com




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