Aug 2, 2022

August Events at Travisso

It’s that time of the year, back to school! But don’t worry, Travisso has tons of fun events before your kids have to get back to the books. Check out the new and recurring events this month down below.


Fri-Yay Crafts: Play Dough Soap with Two Island Girls

Friday, August 5th
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Toscana room

Let’s make play dough soap! Your neighbor, Shakera Shankar of Two Island Girls, is bringing you a fun craft for the kiddos! Enjoy a hands-on experience making a fun play dough soap with food-safe ingredients.


So Long Sweet Summer 

Saturday, August 6th
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Palazzo Pool

Join us for the last hurrah of summer before school starts up! We’ll have cotton candy for the first 150 residents, free snow cones, Gee Hud’s Smokehouse for purchase, and more!


End of Summer Dive-In Movie

Saturday, August 6th 
8:00 PM
Palazzo Pool

Movie Options: Encanto (PG, 2021), Moana (PG, 2016), The Parent Trap (PG, 1999), or The Goonies (PG, 1985).


Late Night Sip & Dip

Friday, August 12th
8:00 PM
Palazzo Pool

Leave the kids at home and join us for an adult pool party! We’ll provide the chips and dip, throw on some music, and our friends Lafitte’s Liquor and Fine Wine will sponsor the beer and wine! This event is intended for our 21+ residents. No one under 21 will be allowed in the pool area after 8 pm.


Cousin’s Maine Lobster Food Truck

Friday, August 12th
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Palazzo Parking Lot

The free ordering app can be downloaded from the app store (search for Cousins Maine Lobster). Once you have the app, it will open for orders approximately 5 minutes before the truck opens for business in your community.


Live Music at the Palazzo Featuring The Bayou Dawgs

Friday, August 19th
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Pavilion

Make time to enjoy live music right here in your community! Pop on down to the Palazzo to listen to the Bayou Dawgs, grab dinner from Garbo’s food truck (for purchase), and enjoy the summer evening with us!


Garbo’s Food Truck

Friday, August 19th
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Palazzo Parking Lot

New England cuisine with an Austin twist! Serving up lobster rolls that are out of this world and grace Travisso with their buttery deliciousness on the 3rd Friday of every month.


Luau Party at the Pavilion

Saturday, August 20th
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Palazzo Pavilion and Pool

Say aloha to a tropical good time with us! Put on your best vacation-worthy outfit and meet and greet with Moana from 7-8 pm, learn some moves from the roaming hula dancers from 8-9 pm, listen to tropical music, grab a flowery lei, enjoy free snow cones, and grab a mixed cocktail sponsored by Lafitte’s Liquor and Fine Wine for our 21+ guests.


Brisket 101 with BBQ Fiends

Saturday, August 27th
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Toscana Room
Cost: $23 per person

BBQ Fiends will be teaching an exclusive Brisket smoking class for us! The class will cover the entire brisket process from start to finish. This process includes:

  • Beef grades
  • Trimming & seasoning 
  • Times & temps
  • Wrapping process
  • Slicing & serving

BBQ Fiends will have their 250 Gallon Offset Smoker on-site and will be showing various stages of the brisket throughout the cooking process. The class will be open to questions at any time. Every attendee will be provided with a 1/4 lb of brisket, pickles, onions, and bread at the end of class, so come hungry, ready to learn, and have fun!

They will sell extras to attendees and community residents from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM.


Hot August Nights Car Show

Saturday, August 27th
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Palazzo Parking Lot

Get ready for our second annual Travisso car show! This year we have category sponsors offering prizes for the top car in each category and of course, the return of our piston trophies for our winners! We have so much in store for you, including Culinary EXP food truck serving up your favorite bites for purchase, free snow cones, music, a hands-on RC drift car demo thanks to Ground Zero Hobbies, and beer for purchase from the Hoppy Hydrant firetruck. It’s going to be a great evening that brings out the car enthusiast in us all!


Don’t forget about our recurring monthly events! We have the Savory Farmers Market the 3rd and 17th, Coyote Moon Coffee the 3rd and 17th, Ladies Bunco the 2nd, Preschool Playdate the 3rd, Book Club the 3rd, Racehorse Canasta on Wednesdays, Palazzo Poker the 11th and 25th, and Tropical Sno the 14th and 28th. Make sure you RSVP for events using the Travisso Newsletter! Happy August.