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Events at Lake Austin

In addition to the daily activities at Lake Austin Spa Resort, we offer special programs and events to enlighten, entertain and excite. These outstanding programs are offered exclusively to overnight guests with no additional fees.

Guest Presenters and Artist Series

At Lake Austin Spa Resort we want our guests to take a step back and focus on their well-being, and we create activities and events that can truly enrich their everyday lives. Whether that is learning how to grow your own herb garden, attending a do-it-yourself workshop, or having a discussion about the stories we read with one of our guest authors, it will be a unique experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.

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Friday, December 14


Jane Iredale Makeup Event with Theresa Hebert

Theresa Hebert, a Jane Iredale Cosmetics Makeup Artist will be available for complimentary makeup consultations and makeovers.

Theresa is an established make-up artist and retail sales person with jane iredale Mineral Cosmetics.  She has worked in the industry for 18 years and has worked with stores such as Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus.  She has worked with lines such as Clinique, Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics, Laura Mercier, and Chanel.  She has also trained and taught at the famous John Casablanca Talent Agency and School.

At an early age she always had a passion for art. She has been coloring, drawing, taking photos and painting since before she could walk. Today she loves photography and painting to express her creativity, which contributes to her excellent make-up skills!  She consistently educates herself on the current trends and what’s ‘HOT’ in the industry, and she is very passionate about sharing her tips and tricks to beautify her client’s lives.

She believes as Coco Chanel did, “You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty and irresistible for the rest of your life.”

December 28-30, 2018


Sarah Briggs Jewelry Trunk Show

Don’t miss Texas jewelry designer Sarah Briggs.

View the collection and visit with the designer herself!

SARAH BRIGGS is a collection of classically timeless yet breathtakingly modern pieces designed to marry a high-fashion aesthetic with your everyday wardrobe.


January 2019


Wise Women Wednesdays

In the month of January, Lake Austin Spa Resort is pleased to announce that Baylor Scott & White Medical Center will be providing area Physicians for our new speaker series, “Wise Women Wednesdays”. Top specialists in fields such as Dermatology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology and Pain Management will give small group lunch and learn talks with the latest information on health and wellness.

Saturday, January 26


Artist Series | For the Love of Books with Special Guest Author Jessica Shattuck

Jessica Shattuck is the New York Times Bestselling author of The Women in the Castle, The Hazards of Good Breeding (a New York Times Notable Book and finalist for the PEN/Winship Award), and Perfect Life. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, Glamour, Mother Jones, and Wired among others. A graduate of Harvard University, she received her MFA from Columbia University. Shattuck now lives with her husband and three children in Brookline, MA.

Friday, February 1


How It’s Done: Insights from a News Show with Special Guest Karyn Miller-Medzon

Karyn Miller-Medzon came to NPR’s Boston station, WBUR, as senior writer for Morning Edition while the Supreme Court was deciding whether to award the presidency to Al Gore or George Bush. She worked on that show for about three years, until waking up at 2:30 a.m. lost its appeal. That’s when she moved to NPR’s national Here & Now program, where she’s currently a senior producer. The show airs on about 500 stations with a national listenership of over five million. At Here and Now Karyn covers politics, arts, social issues — from homelessness to the opioid crisis, science and literature.

Before WBUR she wrote for newspapers including the Montreal Gazette, the Toronto Globe and Mail, the Riverdale Press and the Boston Herald, as well as for numerous magazines. Her environmental reporting in New York earned her NY Press Association awards for Writer of the Year and Best News Story, as well as the New York Deadline Club’s Community Service award.

She holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in international relations from McGill University, a master’s in journalism from Columbia, and a certificate from the Institut de Sciences Politiques de Paris. Her interests include reading, running, recovering from running injuries, traveling and baking elaborate cakes.

Wednesday, May 22


Artist Series | For the Love of Books with Special Guest Author Kristy Woodson Harvey

Kristy Woodson Harvey is the internationally bestselling author of DEAR CAROLINALIES AND OTHER ACTS OF LOVE, SLIGHTLY SOUTH OF SIMPLE, THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM and the forthcoming THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF PARADISE. Kristy was a finalist for the Southern Book Prize, her work has been optioned for film and her books have received numerous accolades.