Check out these 15 events in Austin, Bee Cave, Lakeway and Spicewood this spring and summer.

Through May 31: Have a beer for a good cause

Divine Canine will host its largest fundraiser, Barks for Beers, through May to support therapy dogs serving the elderly, hospitalized patients, school programs and more. During this fundraiser, patrons can go to one of the 30 participating breweries to purchase their $30 Pawsport, which will entitle them to one beer at each of the breweries. The breweries partnered with Divine Canine offer outdoor drinking and dining spaces, and are dog friendly.May 27: Learn to hula dance

Don your best luau outfit and head to the Lakeway Swim Center for an Aloha Pool Party hosted by the Lakeway Parks and Recreation Department. The event will feature games, a limbo contest and the chance to learn authentic hula dancing.
  • 5 p.m.
  • Free (with membership, age 2 and under); $5-$6 (ages 3-17, 55-plus); $6-$7 (ages 18-54)
  • 3103 Lakeway Blvd., Austin
  • 512-314-7530.
May 28: Tour breweries

Texas Tipsy Tours will host an immersive and private tour of three Dripping Springs breweries: Beerburg Brewing, Vista Brewing and Family Business Brewing. There will be a flight of beers available at each brewery with a pickup and drop-off point directly to patrons’ homes before and after the tour.May 29: Honor the fallen

The city of Lakeway will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Lake Travis Performing Arts Center. Retired Army veteran Blair Didion Sr., the recipient of three Purple Hearts and an upcoming Congressional Medal of Honor, will be a special guest speaker.May 31: Have a family game night

Frontyard Brewing will host an open game night for families or anyone interested in the array of games. There will be board games, Jenga and dominos available to play. Patrons can also partake in handmade pizzas sold at the brewery.June 3: Attend an art festival

The artist-run nonprofit Contracommon will host its third annual Summer Arts Festival at the Hill Country Galleria central plaza, bringing together more than 40 arts and community vendors, live music, and free art activities. Proceeds from the festival go to emerging artists and makers in the Central Texas region.June 4: Peruse a farmers market

The Bee Cave Farmers Market will debut at the Hill Country Galleria. The market will include vendors selling a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods and more. The event will also feature weekly live music ranging from country to jazz to rock. The farmers market will be held weekly on Sundays.June 4: Swim with mermaids

The Lakeway Parks and Recreation Department will host an afternoon of magic at the Lakeway Swim Center. Kids will have the opportunity to swim with mermaids and take a photo with Princess Ariel. There will also be glitter tattoos, games and prizes.
  • 1 p.m.
  • Free (with membership, age 2 and under); $5-$6 (ages 3-17, 55-plus); $6-$7 (ages 18-54)
  • 3103 Lakeway Blvd., Austin
  • 512-314-7530.
June 5: Read all about it

The Lake Travis Community Library will host a celebration in honor of the start of its summer reading program. The program is open to all ages, and individuals can pick up a punch card from circulation; every five books read earns a prize or Friends Bookstore coupon. The event will feature a scavenger hunt and other activities.June 9: Bar crawl on the lake

Spend a Friday night embarking on a bar crawl on Lake Travis. Swing by local hot spots such as Shack 512 and Beachside Billy’s for food, drinks, live music and more. The entire event will be around five hours with 30 minutes of cruise time before and after the crawl. The event is strictly for those age 21 and older.June 10: Try goat yoga

The Yoga & Goga team will offer its specialty of goat yoga at its Hill Country Galleria studio for a twist on a classic, low-impact form of exercise. The vinyasa yoga class will feature special guests, baby pygmy Nigerian dwarf goats. Try a downward dog while bonding with a baby goat and reduce stress.
  • 10 and 11 a.m.
  • $30
  • 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. 115, Bee Cave
June 11: Support local art

TexArts, a nonprofit arts organization, and Iron Wolf Ranch and Distillery are set to host the first annual Sip & Sway event, full of live music performances, activities, crafts, a silent auction, a raffle and more. Proceeds from the silent auction and the raffle will go to TexArts programs. There will also be food and drinks available for purchase from local Austin vendors. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets.
  • 2 p.m.
  • $25 (ages 3-18), $50 (general admission), $1,125 (VIP table for eight)
  • 101 CR 409, Spicewood
  • 512-852-9079.
June 17: Celebrate Father's Day

Iron Wolf Ranch & Distillery and US 13, an organization created to honor lives lost in Kabul in August 2021, will host a dual celebration in honor of Father’s Day and local military. The event will feature live music from local veteran and country musician Denny Herrin, face painting, a barbecue cookoff, a car show, a silent auction and more.June 28: Learn about reptiles

The Bee Cave Public Library will host Austin Reptiles, a small local organization that brings reptiles to schools, libraries and other groups for up-close experiences. Kids will learn about reptiles, their histories and the environment. Registration is required ahead of time and will open June 21.