Art exhibitions, personal care and other things to do in January-February. in the Lake Travis-Westlake area

Here are some of the events happening in the Lake Travis-Westlake area in January and February.

Until February 15 | Discover a printed exhibition

The contemporary print exhibit “IMPRINT ATX” will be on view through mid-February at the Contracommon Gallery, featuring works by 13 Central Texas artists. The gallery will hold a free reception on January 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. Appointments are required Monday through Thursday. for viewing. 12pm-6pm (Fri-Sun). To free. 12912 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. F-140, bee cave.

January 21 and 28 | Attend a blues concert

Sorellina Pizzeria will host the Spicewood Blues Connection blues band from Austin on Fridays in January. The casual Italian restaurant on Lake Travis is known for its homemade pizzas and offers an outdoor bar and beer garden. 6-9 p.m. Free. 23526 highway. 71, spice wood. 737-222-606.

January 21 | Celebrate self-care

Barnes & Noble and The Hive at Bee Cave Arts Foundation will celebrate the launch of “The New Mom Code” by international curvy model and Lake Travis mom Amanda Tice. The self-care event for moms will include a book signing followed by cocktails, chair massages and mini makeovers. 5-8 p.m. Free. 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001. Eventbrite: New Mom’s Codebook Launch Party

January 22 | Explore new horizons

University of Texas research professor Sean Gulick will hold a conference in January to explore how a single catastrophic astrogeological event can change the climate crisis and show how the planet’s habitability is determined. Guests must pre-register online. 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free. Austin Nature & Science Center, 2389 Stratford Drive, Austin. 512-974-3888. Eventbrite: Life and Death by Impact: Extinction and Habitability

February 10 Host a Girls Night Out

Hill Country Galleria For the Galentine Wine Walk, attendees will use a hand-held map to navigate shops and restaurants serving free wine samples during the event. 4-8 p.m. Free. 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-0001.

February 12 | Support local law enforcement

The Bee Cave Police Benevolent Foundation will hold its annual Officers Gala at Star Hill Ranch. The Denim & Diamonds event will feature live music, food, whisky, a live auction, dancing and games. The nonprofit foundation supports Bee Cave law enforcement and their families in times of need with financial assistance. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sponsorship starts at $2,000 per table of 10 people. Star Hill Ranch, 15000 Hamilton Pool Road, Bee Cave. 512-657-9331.

Annual events to discover in 2022

February 12 | Eanes Foundation Education Gala

February 25 | Westies Awards Luncheon
April 9 | Stravaganza egg hunt
April 23 | Lake Travis Educational Foundation Gala
September 11 | Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

William E. Bennett