The Supremes, the Westies and the Lake Travis Film Festival: Your to-do list for February and March in the Lake Travis-Westlake area

Feb. 14 The Marvelous Wonderettes (Courtesy TexArts)
Feb. 14 The Marvelous Wonderettes (Courtesy TexArts)

Feb. 14 The Marvelous Wonderettes (Courtesy TexArts)

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Feb. 20 Red Sea Security (Courtesy Lake Travis Community Library)
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Mar. 6 Concordia Crossing (Courtesy Concordia University)
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Feb. 26 Laura Prescott (Courtesy Bee Cave Public Library)
From reading programs to copious live music events, there is much to do in the Lake Travis-Westlake area during February and early March.

Feb.14

The TexARTS Association will present The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On at the Kam and James Morris Theatre. The show will run Feb. 14-March 1, with performances every Thursday through Sunday. The group will perform classic pop and rock hits of the '60s and '70s featuring songs such as “Build Me Up Buttercup” and “We Are Family.” 7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.) $43. 2300 Lohmans Spur Road, Ste. 160, Lakeway. 512-852-9079. www.tex-arts.org


Feb.15

Cody Blue



Austin-based country musician Cody Blue will perform at Jules Design Bar, the Hill Country Galleria’s cocktail, retail and music therapy bar. Jules Design Bar hosts musicians in its eclectic bar and design space, according to a press release by Giant Noise, a public relations firm representing the galleria. 7 p.m. Free. Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. T-100, Bee Cave. 512-906-0001. www.julesdesignbar.com


Feb.19

Lake Travis business connector



The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will host a networking luncheon event sponsored by EPSG Merchant Broker Service and the Lake Travis Fire Fighters Association. The purpose of the business connector is to bring together like-minded local business people for face-to-face marketing. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $30 (members) $35 (nonmembers). Vintage Villas, 4209 Eck Lane, Lakeway. 512-263-5833. www.laketravischmaber.com



Feb. 20



Red Sea Security



The Lake Travis Community Library will host the annual Great Decisions discussion program, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association to encourage public involvement in foreign affairs. A short documentary regarding Red Sea security will be shown followed by an open discussion led by an expert on the topic. 7 p.m. Free. Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Lakeway. 512-263-2885. www.laketravislibrary.org



Feb. 21



An evening with Mary Wilson



Mary Wilson of The Supremes will appear in two solo performances at Bee Cave’s One World Theatre. Wilson, Diana Ross and Florence Ballard founded The Supremes, which is one of the most successful female singing groups in recording history with 12 No. 1 hits, according to promotional information from One World Theatre. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Caves Road, Austin. 512-330-9500. www.oneworldtheatre.org


Feb. 22

Eanes Education Foundation Gala



The Eanes Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises funds for Eanes ISD, will host its annual gala in support of the district's educators and students. This year's gala, themed "Celebrate the Past, Inspire the Future," will be presented by Other World Computing and will feature a live auction. 6:30 p.m. $275. Omni Barton Creek Resort, 8212 Barton Club Drive, Austin. 512-737-9065. www.eaneseducationfoundation.org



Feb. 26



An evening with Laura Prescott



The Lake Travis Reads program will present an evening with Laura Prescott, author of the novel “The Secrets We Kept.” The New York Times bestseller tells a tale of Cold War intrigue and was featured in actress Reese Witherspoon’s book club. Prescott will sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase during the event. 7 p.m. Free. Bee Cave Public Library, 4000 Galleria Parkway, Bee Cave. 512-767-6620. www.beecavetexas.gov


Feb. 27

Lake Travis Film Festival



The first annual Lake Travis Film Festival will celebrate its opening night at the Lakeway Resort and Spa. The evening’s events will include a red carpet, Q&A's with filmmakers and a disco karaoke party. The Lake Travis Film Festival opening event will feature a world premiere, U.S. premiere, Texas premiere and an Austin premiere film. Attendees can purchase a single day pass to attend the opening event. 4-11 p.m. $50. Lakeway Resort and Spa, 101 Lakeway Drive, Lakeway. 512-261-6600. www.laketravisfilmfestival.com


Feb. 28

Westies Award luncheon



The Westlake Chamber of Commerce will host the 14th annual Westies Award luncheon in recognition of Westlake citizens who have made extraordinary contributions to community service. Awards will include the business of the year, the citizen of the year and a new category for young entrepreneurs. The event is sponsored by Baylor Scott and White-Westlake and will feature a silent auction. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $60 (chamber members), $70. (nonmembers) Hotel Granduca, 320 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., West Lake Hills. 512-327-3088. www.westlakechamber.com


March 4

Texas wildflower all-stars



The Bee Cave Public Library will host Patrick Newman, director of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, as a part of its What’s For Dessert? speaker series. Newman will share facts and details about the plants that make the Texas Hill Country so vibrant and unique, according to a Bee Cave Public Library press release. Light refreshments will be served. 1-2 p.m. Free. Bee Cave Public Library, 4000 Galleria Parkway, Bee Cave. 512-767-6620. www.beecavetexas.gov



March 5

'Little Shop of Horrors'


Concordia University Texas will present its spring musical, “Little Shop of Horrors,” with performances running from March 5-8. The musical tells the story of Seymour Krelborn, a floral assistant who stumbles across a new breed of plant, which he names Audrey II. Created by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, the Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi musical has been performed for more than 30 years. 7:30-9:30 p.m., 2 p.m. (Sun.) $10. Concordia University Texas, 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin. 512-313-3000. www.concordia.edu



March6-8

Concordia Crossing



The community is invited to visit Concordia University Texas for the annual celebration for alumni, clergy, families, friends, and current or prospective students. Attendees are welcome to enjoy its nature preserve and campus tours March 6-8. The event will feature a tailgate lunch prior to the Concordia baseball game, admissions sessions and a spring musical. 9:30 a.m. Free. Concordia University Texas, 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin. 512-313-3000. www.concordia.edu



March 7



Lake Travis Education Foundation Gala



The philanthropy event sponsored by the Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel and Rough Hollow Lakeway is in support of Lake Travis ISD students and educators. The '80s-themed gala is the Lake Travis Education Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year and helps fund scholarships, new curricula and technology. 6-11 p.m. $200. Omni Barton Creek Resort, 8212 Barton Club Drive, Austin. 512-533-6010. www.lteducationfoundation.org


March 7

Adoption event at Tomlinson’s Feed



Pet supply store Tomlinson’s Feed will host an adoption event at its Westbank Market location. Dogs will be available for adoption through the rescue organization Texas Great Pyrenees Rescue, which helps Great Pyrenees that are considered at risk for physical or mental injury, cruelty and abandonment, or subject to euthanasia. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Tomlinson’s Feed, 2200 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 370, Austin. 512-306-1121. www.tomlinsons.com


LIBRARY EVENTS:

Bee Cave Public Library



4000 Galleria Parkway, Bee Cave



512-767-6620



www.beecavetexas.gov



Feb.



14 Valentine’s storytime, 10:30 a.m.



26 Lake Travis Reads author event, 7 p.m.



March



4 What’s For Dessert? 1 p.m.



Lake Travis Community Library



1938 Lohmans Crossing, Lakeway



512-263-2885



www.laketravislibrary.org



Feb.



17 Free tax help, 12:30-4:30 p.m.



18 PJ storytime, 6:15 p.m.


March

3 Memoir writing group, 3 p.m.



5 Little yoga, 10:30 a.m.



Laura Bush Library



9411 Bee Caves Road, Austin



512-327-3045



www.westbanklibrary.com



Feb.



15 Primary candidate forum, 12:30-4:30 p.m.



18 Senior living truth series, 10:30 a.m.-noon



22 Women in print book club, 3-4 p.m.


Mar.

3 Coding with scratch, 5-6 p.m.


Spicewood Community Library

1011 Spur 191, Spicewood



803-693-7892



www.spicewoodlibrary.org


Feb.

20 Nurse in the library, 2-4 p.m.


Mar.

6 Butterflies healthy living group, 11 a.m.-noon



Westbank Community Library



1309 Westbank Drive, Austin



512-327-3045



www.westbanklibrary.com


Feb.

18 Music and movement, 10:30-11:30 a.m.



19 Mysteries and more, 1-2 p.m.


Mar.

1 Tech help, noon-4 p.m.



3 Heartfulness meditation, noon-1 p.m.

By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.


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