6 things to do in the Lake Travis/Westlake area this weekend, June 23-June 25

Residents from Lakeway and the surrounding area explore items for sale at the city-wide indoor garage sale.

Residents from Lakeway and the surrounding area explore items for sale at the city-wide indoor garage sale.

Try a barre class, hear from a best-selling author and learn how to make brisket this weekend.

1. Movie showing takes place at Lakeway pool Friday

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” is shown at the Lakeway Swim Center. Guests can bring chairs or blankets, and may swim during the movie. Snacks are available for purchase. The movies starts at dusk. $3. 3103 Lakeway Blvd., Lakeway. 512-261-3000. www.lakeway-tx.gov

2. Author to speak about newest book at spa café Friday

Best-selling author Sarah McLean talks about her newest book, "The Power of Attention," at the Aster Café. Reservations are required. 5:30-6:30 p.m. $30. Lake Austin Spa Resort, 12611 Riverbend Road, Austin. 512-372-7341. www.lakeaustin.com

3. BBQ class covers beef brisket technique Saturday

Schmidt Family Barbecue’s class focuses on beef brisket, while covering topics like fire management and seasoning. Owner Chad Franks teaches the class. 2-3:30 p.m. $59 (includes class, beer/drinks, brisket samples, pit tour). 12532 Bee Caves Road, Bee Cave. 512-263-4060. www.schmidtfamilybarbecue.com

4. Residents sell items at citywide garage sale Saturday

The Lakeway Activity Center hosts an indoor garage sale. Facility staffers collect nonperishable human and pet food for local charities and animal shelters. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.lakeway-tx.gov

5. Spa services combine with pet adoptions Sunday

The Woodhouse Day Spa Austin and Austin Pets Alive partner for the Spas and Paws event. Guests receive spa services and adoptable pets are on-site. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $125. The Woodhouse Day Spa Austin, 3600 N. Capital of Texas Highway, Ste. 180 A, Austin. 512-306-1100. www.austin.woodhousespas.com

6. Barre class pops up on Lake Travis Sunday

Barre3 at the Hill Country Galleria holds a pop-up class at the Reserve on Lake Travis. Complimentary mimosas are served after class. 9-10 a.m. Free. 19926 Thurman Bend Road, Spicewood. 512-243-5233. www.barre3.com
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