Austin Symphony members perform with Lake Travis High School students and more: Four things to do this weekend in the Lake Travis-Westlake area

Quebe Sisters
The Quebe Sisters will perform at the Spicewood Vineyards Event Center on Nov. 15. (Courtesy Kristine Shelstad)

The Quebe Sisters will perform at the Spicewood Vineyards Event Center on Nov. 15. (Courtesy Kristine Shelstad)

Nov. 15

The Quebe Sisters


Spicewood Arts will host The Quebe Sisters, who perform progressive western swing music. The musical trio consists of Grace, Sophia and Hulda. The group has performed at venues such as the Ryman Auditorium and the Kennedy Center. 7-10 p.m. $55. Spicewood Vineyards Event Center, 1419 CR 409, Spicewood. 512-264-2820. www.spicewoodarts.org

Nov. 16

Austin Symphony Orchestra members perform with Lake Travis High School students


Members of the Austin Symphony Orchestra and students with Lake Travis High School perform together at “A Night with the Austin Symphony Orchestra.” Peter Bay will conduct the performance with participation by Anna Macias, director for the Lake Travis High School Orchestra, and Richard Hicks, director for the Lake Travis High School Band. Tickets are on sale at the Lake Travis Performing Arts Center or online at www.ltisdschools.org/finearts. 7:30 p.m. $15-$50. Lake Travis Performing Arts Center, 3322 S. RM 620, Lakeway.

Nov. 16

Volksmarch

The Lakeway Parks & Recreation Department and Friends of the Parks of Lakeway will host a Volksmarch, which will begin at the Lakeway Swim Center. Noon-4:30 p.m. Free. Lakeway Swim Center, 3103 Lakeway Blvd., Austin. 512-261-3691. www.lakewayfop.org

Nov. 16

Lakeway community blood drive at activity center

The Lakeway Activity Center will host the Lakeway Community Blood Drive, offering all donors a coupon for free macaroni and cheese from the Lake Travis Chick-fil-A. Walk-ins are welcome, but donors with appointments receive priority. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.wrbdonor.org
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.