3 things to do in Lakeway heading into the new year

The band Lucky Strikes preformed at Lakeway's Brown Bag Luncheon series in 2016. (Courtesy the city of Lakeway)
The band Lucky Strikes preformed at Lakeway's Brown Bag Luncheon series in 2016. (Courtesy the city of Lakeway)

The band Lucky Strikes preformed at Lakeway's Brown Bag Luncheon series in 2016. (Courtesy the city of Lakeway)

From a luncheon concert series to a local blood drive, here are three free events taking place in Lakeway throughout January.



Jan. 9

Brown Bag Lunch Concerts



The Lakeway Arts Committee will kick off its winter 2020 Brown Bag Lunch concert series with a performance by a surprise guest. The concert series will take place every Thursday at the Lakeway Activity Center from Jan. 9 through Feb. 28. Guests are encouraged to pack a lunch and enjoy the entertainment. Noon-1:00 p.m. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.lakeway-tx.gov



Jan. 13



Big Band Bash



The Lakeway Activity Center will host its Big Band Bash, sponsored by the Lakeway Arts Committee. Guests are invited to dance and listen at the reoccurring event featuring Kent Duggan’s 17-piece Republic of Texas Big Band. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own refreshments as none are provided. 8-10 p.m. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.lakeway-tx.gov



Jan. 18

Lakeway Community Blood Drive


Prospective donors are encouraged to attend a community blood drive hosted at the Lakeway Activity Center. Donations collected at the Lakeway Community Blood Drive will be utilized throughout the 10-county area surrounding Travis County, according to the city of Lakeway. In order to participate donors should be in good health, be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 115 pounds. Photo identification will also be required. Donors with appointments will be given priority; however, walk-ins are always welcome. Appointments can be made through [email protected] 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.lakeway-tx.gov
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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