Dripping Springs budget news: the distillery expands with a bar and event hall; opening new floors for the primary care clinic and more

2. Dripping Springs Distilling will expand this summer with the opening of Distillers Bar and Distillers Hall, both located on the distillery’s 10-acre property. The bar and restaurant will serve craft cocktails and “elevated comfort food.” Distillers Hall will host weddings and events of up to 200 guests. 5330 Bell Springs Road, Dripping Springs. 512-858-1199. www.drippingspringsdistilling.com

1. Big Dogg Custom Diesel Works celebrated its grand opening on July 15 at 1032 Canyon Bend Drive, Ste. A, Dripping Springs. Owned by two-time “Monster Garage with James” winner Thomas “Big Dogg” Betar, Jr., the auto shop offers diesel truck repair and fleet services. 512-244-3644. www.bigdoggdiesel.com

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  • 4. High Cotton Home & Design plans to relocate to a private ranch at 130 Schoolhouse Ridge, Driftwood, in late September. Currently located at 10827 Hwy. 290, Ste. 110, Austin, the boutique furniture store and design center will be open at its new space from Wednesday through Sunday during the first week of each month. Otherwise, it will open by appointment only. 512-296-2423. www.highcottonhomedesign.com

  • 3. Total Care Primary Care will hold the grand opening for a new Belterra Village clinic Aug. 11, along with a ribbon-cutting at 5 p.m. Total Care offers physical exams, allergy care and vaccinations, among other services. 164 Belterra Village Way, Ste. Y200, Dripping Springs. 512-866-3016. www.total.healthcare