From buying a bee sculpture to taking a studio tour, here are three events in Lake Travis-Westlake to get creative this month.

Nov. 11: Boost your art acumen

Jeannie Buderer will present “Painted Surfaces: A Sampling of Famous Works of Art, Then and Now.” She will discuss the influences of religion, culture, patronage and politics. Buderer is a longtime Lake Travis Community Library volunteer and a gallery teacher at The University of Texas' Blanton Museum of Art. 7 p.m. Free. Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Lakeway. 512-263-2885.

Nov. 13-14: Take a tour

Circle C Creatives, a group of 20 artists, will host a studio tour at the Circle C Community Center. In the past, large studio tour events have been in East and West Austin. The event will be open to the public and will have art, jewelry and other items for sale as well as food trucks. Noon-6 p.m. Free. 7817 La Crosse Ave., Austin.

Nov. 20, Dec. 1-2, 20: Buy a bee sculpture

Bee Cave Arts Foundation will host a silent auction of its artist-designed “Bee” sculptures. Funds generated through the sales will go toward scholarships for local high school students, educational programming, community projects and the artists who created the sculptures. Auction registration is Nov. 20. Bidding will begin at noon Dec. 1, and an auction event will take place Dec. 2 from 6-8 p.m. Bids will be accepted until 5 p.m. Dec. 12. Free (admission). Bee Cave Arts Foundation, 12700 Hill Country Galleria, Ste. T125, Bee Cave. 512-731-5868.