5 things to do around Lake Travis and Westlake this weekend, Nov. 24-27

2015's Santau2019s Arrival concert at the Hill Country Galleria.

2015's Santau2019s Arrival concert at the Hill Country Galleria.

Thursday, Nov. 24:


Lakeway Turkey Trot

Hosted by the Lakeway Area Mountain Bike Enthusiast organization, the fifth annual event benefits the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life of Lake Travis. 8 a.m. (refreshments), 8:30 a.m. (start). Free (donations accepted). Trailhead off of Trophy Drive, next to World of Tennis, 100 World Tennis, Lakeway. 512-919-1888. www.relayforlife.org

Friday, Nov. 25:


Black Friday Open House

Hosted by Antebellum Oaks, the event includes food tastings, cocktails, music, designs and the venue’s preferred vendors for engaged couples. Reservations are encouraged. 5-8 p.m. Free. Antebellum Oaks Venue, 14913 Murfin Road, Austin. 512-423-0372. www.antebellumoaksvenue.com

Santa’s Arrival and Tree Lighting

The 10th annual event includes the first look of the all new Central Plaza. Attendees enjoy dance performances, help light the synchronized holiday tree, see Santa and watch a fireworks show. The event is emceed by Mix 94.7’s Sara Osburn with live music by Andy Grammar. 6-9 p.m. Free (admission). Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001. www.hillcountrygalleria.com

Saturday, Nov. 26:


WORTH THE TRIP: Chuy's Parade

Held rain or shine, the parade benefits Operation Blue Santa and new, unwrapped toys are donated along the parade route. The hour-long parade starts at the Texas Capitol and ends at Cesar Chavez Street. 11 a.m. Free. 1100 Congress Ave. www.chuysparade.com

Sunday, Nov. 27:


Zilker Holiday Tree Lighting

The 50th annual lighting of the Zilker Holiday Tree will take place this at 6 p.m. Sunday and features live music, food and local entertainment. The tree will be open to the public until Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. to midnight. Free. Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Road. www.austintexas.gov