Wine walk, live shows and puppy kisses: Your Lake Travis-Westlake to-do list for February and early March


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Feb. 15

See a Broadway musical performed in Lakeway

The TexARTS Professional Series presents the Broadway hit musical “Xanadu,” based on the 1980 Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly cult classic film. 7:30 p.m. $43. Kam & James Morris Theatre, 2300 Lohmans Spur, Lakeway. 512-853-9079.

Feb. 16

Get free puppy kisses

Puppy kisses and more are available at Tomlinson’s Feed’s Barks & Kisses event. In attendance will be adoptable puppies from Happy Hooves Healing Hearts Animal Sanctuary & Thundering Paws. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Tomlinson’s Feed, 2303 RM 620, Ste. 180, Lakeway. 512-344-9111.


Feb. 16

See an exhibit on a historical leader at the Texas Capitol

The Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation will display an interactive exhibit of Barbara Jordan’s life at the Texas Capitol. The audio and visual tribute is designed to highlight the significant impact Jordan made on civil rights legislation, social justice, female empowerment and education. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Texas Capitol Rotunda, E2 North Central Gallery, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin.

Feb. 16

Attend a free health fair

This health fair and blood drive features more than 25 vendors, hearing evaluations, healthy food demonstrations and more. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (blood drive),
10 a.m.-1 p.m. (health fair). Free. Emmaus Parish Life Center, 1718 Lohmans Crossing Road, Lakeway. 512-261-8500.

Feb. 16, 23
March 2, 9

Get a little taste of a boot camp workout

Camp Gladiator is hosting anyone over age 14 for free workouts in the Galleria’s Central Plaza every Saturday. Join Camp Gladiator to experience its boot camp-style community workouts. Attendees are recommended to bring water, a towel and a mat. 9 a.m. Free. Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001.

Feb. 19

Test yourself at trivia night

This weekly event is hosted by Alden Schaub every Tuesday at The Ginger Man. Top winners get prizes. Play solo; create your own team, or join a team. 7-9:30 p.m. Free. The Ginger Man in the Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-893-6102.

Feb. 21

Take in a noon concert

The Brown Bag concert series presents pianist Red Young. Young’s musical career includes recordings with Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker and Nelson Riddle as well as concert tours around the world. The Red Young Quartet will feature Young’s wife, vocalist Silvie Rider. Noon-1 p.m. Free. Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway.

March 2

Celebrate Dr. Suess

The Hill Country Galleria and Bee Cave Public Library host a celebration of Dr. Suess’ birthday called “Suess on the Loose.” There will be games, crafts and fun at 2 p.m. and a concert with Joe McDermott starting at 3 p.m. 2-4 p.m. Free. Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001.

March 2

Go to a giant garage sale

This community event will feature  everything from children’s clothing, furniture and toys to housewares, collectibles, tools and more. 8 a.m.-noon. Free to attend, $25 (10-foot-by-10-foot space fee for activity center members), $35 (nonmembers). Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway.

March 9

Support local artists

The Lakeway Arts Committee is hosting its annual Cool Arts Party. The event will feature fine visual arts created by Lakeway-area artists. Art available includes paintings, jewelry and pottery. 2-6 p.m. Free. Lakeway Activity Center,
105 Cross Creek, Lakeway.

March 14

Attend Hill Country Galleria’s second wine walk of 2019

Guests can shop the eclectic mix of retailers in the Galleria while sampling wines from all over the world. Attendees can pick up a map at Twin Liquors that is both a guide to the walk and a ticket for each wine walk stop. The last stop will be a restaurant so wine-walkers can end the night with dinner. 5-9 p.m. Free. Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001.

Library events

Bee Cave Public Library

4000 Galleria Parkway, Bee Cave


Feb. 14: Book Club, 7-8 p.m. Free

Feb. 20: Chess Club, 5 p.m. Free

Feb. 21: Preschool Pals Storytime, 10:30 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. Free

Lake Travis Community Library

1938 Lohmans Crossing, Austin


Feb. 15: Lego Club, 4 p.m. Free

Feb. 21: Great Decisions, 7 p.m. Free

March 5: Toddler story time, 10:30 a.m. Free

Laura Bush Library

9411 Bee Caves Road, Austin


Feb. 20: Prime of Life Yoga, 6 p.m.

Feb. 25: Qi Gong, 10-11 a.m. Free

March 1: First Friday Genealogy,
10 a.m.-noon. Free

March 6: “Outside of the Box” Children, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free

Spicewood Community Library

1011 Spur 191, Spicewood


Feb. 19, 26: Children’s story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free

March 5, 12: Children’s story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free

March 13: Book Club, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free

March 13: Lawyer in the Library, 4-6 p.m. Free

Westbank Community LIbrary

1309 Westbank Drive, Austin


Feb. 17: Tech Help, noon-2 p.m. Free

Feb. 21: ¡Hola, Hola! Spanish Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. Free

Feb. 23: Seated Qi Gong, 11 a.m. Free

Feb. 26: BookTalk, 1 p.m. Free

March 1: Knit Wits, noon-3 p.m. Free

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Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.
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