Lake Travis and Westlake-area residents can choose from events ranging from concerts to art markets this weekend.

FRIDAY, AUG. 11


1. Tax-Free Weekend sale events begin
Hill Country Galleria holds events, such as a treasure hunt and sale events, throughout Tax-Free Weekend. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Friday-Saturday), noon-6 p.m. (Sunday). Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001. www.hillcountrygalleria.com

2. See "The Lego Batman Movie" at a park
The city of Lakeway presents The Lego Batman Movie" as a part of its summertime film series. Guests can bring a blanket or lawn chair. Attendees enjoy free popcorn; other snacks are available for purchase. Starts at dusk. 8:45 p.m. Lakeway City Park, 502 Hurst Creek Road, Lakeway. 512-314-7530. www.lakeway-tx.gov

3. Johnny Lee performs a show at the Omni
Texas-born singer Johnny Lee, whose hits include “Lookin’ for Love,” performs his brand of country music at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa. The concert is open to Omni guests only. 9 p.m. Free. Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, 8212 Barton Club Drive, Austin. 866-572-7369. www.omnihotels.com/hotels/austin-barton-creek

SATURDAY, AUG. 12


The Bee Creek Makers Market features local vendors this weekend.[/caption]

4. Artisans market features vendors and food trucks
People browsing vendor stalls at the Bee Creek Makers Market enjoy food and drinks sold by vendors. Children and dogs are welcome. 10 a.m-8 p.m. Free. Bee Creek Makers Market, 914 Pace Bend Road, Spicewood. 512-626-9972. www.beecreekmakers.com

5. Worth the trip: Austin Ice Cream Festival serves sweet treats
The 11th annual Austin Ice Cream Festival takes place at the Fiesta Gardens at Lady Bird Lake. Guests can participate in activities like ice-cream eating contests and sample frozen treats from brands across the U.S. KUTX presents live music. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. $15-$25, free for ages 8 and younger. Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., Austin. [email protected] www.austinicecreamfestival.com

SUNDAY, AUG. 13


6. Car show benefits Humane Society
This month’s Cars and Coffee car show at the Oasis benefits the Austin Humane Society. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. The Oasis on Lake Travis, 6550 Comanche Trail, Austin. 512-266-2442. www.facebook.com/CarsAndCoffeeAustin

7. Austin performing and visual arts school holds open house
Guests can learn about the Austin School for Performing and Visual Arts programs at an open house. The open house is followed by a Decision on the Spot event at which qualifying students can audition for preconservatory and college preparatory programs in various categories of music, visual arts, dance and theater. 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Alisa’s Dance Academy, 3267 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 139, Austin. 512-522-7782. www.theaustinschool.org