The Spicewood Community Library will host kids classes focused on gardening every Tuesday in July. Master gardener Louisa Jones will teach children about harvesting, composting, parts of a plant, pollinators and more. The classes will take place in the garden behind the library. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Spicewood Community Library, 1011 Spur 191, Spicewood. 830-693-7892. www.spicewoodlibrary.org
July 9 through Aug. 14: 'Little Shop of Horrors'
Zilker Theatre Productions will hold its annual summer musical series at Bee Cave’s Hill Country Galleria for the first time. The summer production is “Little Shop of Horrors” and will be held every Thursday evening on the Central Plaza lawn. Advanced registration is required. 8:15 p.m. Free. Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-565-4525. www.zilker.org/summer-2021/
July 13: Business-builder lunch
Chamber members and guests are invited to attend a business-builder lunch hosted by the Westlake Chamber of Commerce. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to connect with local businesses and develop relationships with those who live or work in the community. Registration is available online. 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. $20 (members), $25 (nonmembers). Vaqueros Cafe & Cantina, 1801 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin. 512-327-3088. www.westlakechamber.com
July 16: Outdoor concert
Hotel Granduca Austin will provide guests the opportunity to enjoy live music from the comfort of their hotel room balcony through its Safe and Sounds concert series. The July 16 event will feature musicians Carolyn Wonderland and Brodie Lane. 6 p.m. Cost varies. Hotel Granduca Austin, 320 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Bldg. B, Austin. 512-306-6400. www.granducaaustin.com/en/safeandsounds.html
July 17: Local blood drive
The Lakeway Community Blood Drive, run by We Are Blood, will return in July by appointment only. We Are Blood will test donations to identify COVID-19 antibodies, and those who recently received a COVID-19 vaccine that was not part of a clinical trial are immediately eligible to donate. Masks will be available for donors but are not required. Appointments can be made at We Are Blood using the code A197. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.lakeway-tx.gov
July 21: 'How I built it' luncheon
The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will host a panel of six local entrepreneurs and community leaders who will share stories on how they built their businesses and what they endured to get to where they are today. Those included in the panel are Bryon Smith, co-founder of XSpace; Mike Daughterty, founder of FUSE Workspace; and Michael Benitez, the manager of Lakeway’s Whataburger. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $30 (members), $35 (nonmembers). Flintrock Falls Country Club, 401 Jack Nicklaus Drive, Austin. 512-387-3180
Aug. 1: Summer concert
The community is invited to enjoy a free outdoor concert hosted by the city of Lakeway Arts Committee. The event will take place in the city’s sculpture garden near “The Game” sculpture and will feature music by Jordan Moser, a Central Texas-based literary-folk country musician. 6-7 p.m. Free. 104 Cross Creek Drive, Lakeway. 512-314-7500. www.lakeway-tx.gov
Live music calendar
Angel’s Ice House
21815 Hwy. 71, Spicewood
16 Square Grooves, 7-10 p.m.
24 Chocktow Wildfire, 7-10 p.m.
Poodies Hilltop Roadhouse
22308 Hwy. 71, Spicewood
12 Songwriters showcase, 6:30 p.m.
20 The Trobadills, 5 p.m.
29 Alan Haynes, 8 p.m.
Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery
101 CR 409, Spicewood
10 The Greers, 2-5 p.m.
17 Robert Wagner, 2-5 p.m.
24 Jace of Spades, 1-4 p.m.