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Friday and Saturday,
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50307 Raindance Dr. Sat. 8/27, 8am-1pm
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August 26th-27th: 9:00-4:00.
432 Chisholm Valley Dr, Round Rock, 78681. Friday - Sunday
Aug 26-28. Fri
and Sat 9-2 and Sun 11-2
31105 La Quinta Dr. 78628, Sat/Sun Aug.27-28. 9am-4pm
Weekend Update, August 27-29
A family in Eunice, Louisiana, salvages what they can from their home August 14. The devastating floods have forced thousands from their homes in the southern area of the state. Local residents are trying to help. See how you can help in the Sunday Sun. Joyce May
Saturday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
SundayA 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
3-day weather history at the airport [here]
Lake levels Friday
Georgetown: .36 feet above full (791') +
Stillhouse Hollow: 2.72 feet above full (622') +
Friday, August 26
6:30p The Manchurian Candidate Film screening at the Georgetown Public Library, Hewlett Room
6:30p LIVE MUSIC: Music on the Square – Roland Waits
7:00p LIVE MUSIC: Dan Sullivan at Gumbo's
7:30p 42nd Street at the Palace Theatre
8:00p LIVE MUSIC: Balls plays at Hardtails Bar & Grill
Saturday, August 27
2:00p The Manchurian Candidate Book discussion at the Georgetown Public Library, Hewlett Room
3:00p The Manchurian Candidate Opera preview at the Georgetown Public Library, Hewlett Room.
7:00p LIVE MUSIC: Alan Lemke at Gumbo's
7:30p 42nd Street at the Palace Theatre
8:00p LIVE MUSIC: Whitney Rose, Neo-traditional country, Globe Theatre, Bertram
9:00p LIVE MUSIC: 3 Legged Willie plays at Hardtails Bar & Grill
Sunday, August 28
6:00p Williamson County Giving Back live music and dance at Sun City Ballroom
2:00p 42nd Street at the Palace Theatre
Live music at Gumbo's
Listen to live music at the bar this weekend. Dan Sullivan: Friday, August 26, 7-10pm. Alan Lemke - Saturday, August 27, 7-10pm
Live music at Hardtails Bar & Gril Live music this weekend. Balls - Friday, August 26, 8pm-midnight. 3 Legged Willie: Saturday, August 27, 9pm-1am
The Manchurian Candidate
All three events will be at the Georgetown Public Library, Hewlett Room.
Film screening Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, and Angela Lansbury star in this motion picture from 1962. Angela Lansbury was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress. Austin Opera will be on hand to talk about the connection between the novel, film, and opera. One pair of tickets to see Austin Opera's Sept. 17 performance of the opera will be given away at the beginning of the film showing. August 26 at 6:30pm
Book discussion Join Georgetown Public Library for a book discussion about Richard Condon's novel. The library has extra copies of the book for checkout in print and on Overdrive. August 27 at 2pm
Opera preview Austin Opera presents a preview of the latest opera from Pulitzer prize-winning composer and librettist team Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell, The Manchurian Candidate, which premiered with the Minnesota Opera in 2015. At the opera preview, Debra Erck, a member of Austin Opera's Manchurian Candidate production team, will discuss the genesis of the opera, the music of Kevin Puts, and the inventive staging of Austin Opera's production. She will play some of the music from the opera and show clips of the projections that filmmaker Greg Emetaz is designing for the Austin Opera production. One pair of tickets to see Austin Opera's Sept. 17 performance of the opera will be given away at the beginning of the opera preview. August 27 at 3 pm
Music On The Square All summer, enjoy live music every Friday night in the Music on the Square Summer Concert Series. Pick up dinner at one of the downtown restaurants or bring your picnic (but, no glass, please). August 26 – Roland Waits. Concerts are sponsored by the Georgetown Convention and Visitors Bureau, The Williamson Museum, and the Downtown Georgetown Association. VisitGeorgetown.com. Free. Courthouse Square, Fridays 6:30–8:30pm
42nd Street Based on the Novel by Bradford Ropes, 42nd Street tells the story of a young actress, Peggy Sawyer, who has come from Allentown, PA to audition for a Broadway musical. Peggy catches the eye of the famous director, Julian Marsh, who gives her a part in the chorus. On opening night, the star of the show falls and breaks her ankle. Can Peggy take the role and learn twenty-five pages, six songs and ten dance numbers to become a star? Don't miss this dance spectacular that was a 1980 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical and based on the 1933 Academy Award-winning musical film. The Georgetown Palace Theatre, Weekends August 26 – September 25. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm.
Williamson County Giving Back A night of music, dinner and dancing benefiting the Salvation Army. Enjoy a catered dinner and a professional swing dance performance before dancing the night away to the sounds of jazz, swing and big band period music performed by eighteen-piece band, Not Past 11. Tickets online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/austin/williamson-county-giving-back, Sun City Ballroom, August 28, 6-8:30pm
Deaths • Services
Carolyn Virginia Kinton passed away on August 22. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 27 at Texas Masonic Retirement Center in Arlington, Texas
Charles G. Hooks passed away on August 22. A Celebration of Life service for Mr. Hooks will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 27 at the San Gabriel Presbyterian Church
Dr. Myron H. Dees passed away on August 25. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 27 at the First United Methodist Church
Lindsey Lamar Lee passed away on August 21. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 26 at the First Baptist Church, Georgetown
Charles “Hoss” Burson passed away on August 23. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 27 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home
Jesse Robert Whitson passed away August 21. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 27 at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel and Crematory at 10am