Whether you're in the mood to sit and drink wine, run or get the whole family out of the house, there's something to do in the Lake Travis-Westlake area this weekend.


March 2
First Friday at Stone House Vineyard

Stone House Vineyard in Spicewood has special offers for the first Friday of the month. Patrons can get up to 25 percent off on bottle purchases, $7 select glasses of wine and $10 reserve glasses from 12-6 p.m. Stone House Vineyard, 24350 Haynie Flat Rd., Spicewood. www.stonehousevineyard.com





March 2-3
Dr. Suess’ birthday celebrations
In honor of Dr. Suess' birthday on Friday, March 2, Barnes & Noble at Hill Country Galleria and the Bee Cave Library are hosting special events to celebrate. On Friday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble will be hosting an event with storytime, games and activities. On Saturday, March 3 at 3 p.m., the Bee Cave Library will host a live performance by Joe McDermott, pop and children's musician, at Hill Country Galleria's Central Plaza. Barnes and Noble, 12701 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. O-140, Bee Cave. https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2267





March 3
Run the Ranch

Runners and walkers of all ages can participate in the 13th Annual Run the Ranch 5K and Kids Fun Run. Participants can enjoy a morning of racing, face painting, bounce houses and a vendor fair.

All proceeds benefit Hill Country Special Needs Alliance, a non-profit organization that helps families and caregivers in the Four Points Area of Austin offset the unique financial challenges affecting those with special needs. Town Square Community Center at Steiner Ranch, 12550 Country Trails Lane, Austin. www.runtheranch.org





March 3
Storytime at Barnes & Noble in Bee Cave

Each Saturday in March, Barnes & Noble at Hill Country Galleria will be hosting several story times that are open to the public. Guests can enjoy a reading and activities to follow. The story for Saturday, March 3 is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. 11 a.m.  Free. Barnes and Noble, 12701 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. O-140, Bee Cave. https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2267





March 4
ABC Kite Festival
Held on the first Sunday in March every year at Zilker Metropolitan Park in Austin, the festival includes a kite flying contest and showcase, kite making, a fun run and a children’s music concert. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd., Austin. www.abckitefest.org