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Garage Sales

126 E. Sequoia Spur Fri/Sat, 7/8-9, 8am-1pm

Estate Sale in Georgetown large adult community Friday July 8th & Saturday July 9th, 9am-2pm. Due to community rules please text us @512-923-1021 or email for address

Another Gypsy Junk Lady Estate Sale, 350 CR 474, Elgin, Saturday-July 9th, 8am- 3pm, Sunday-July 10th, 9am-2pm.


Weekend Update, July 2-4

Willamson County News update

Zachary Metzger, 7, prepares to take an archery shot  during Camp Peniel day camp at San Gabriel Park. Andy Sharp

Council votes to keep shortcut open

The intersection of Apache Mountain Lane and West Majestic Oak Lane, a source of consternation for a pair of neighborhoods the past two years, will remain open to through traffic. Georgetown City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday to keep the roadway open that connects Sun City with Woodland Park and allows motorists a quicker route to Williams Drive.

Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind 5 to 15 mph.


Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. South wind 15 to 20 mph.


Monday Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South wind 10 to 15 mph.


3-day weather history at the airport [here]

Lake levels Friday

          Georgetown: 3.48 feet above full (791') -

   Stillhouse Hollow: 11.94 feet above full (622') -

Friday, July 1
6:30p Music on the Square - Square Tones
7:30p Legally Blonde the Musical at the Palace
8:00p LIVE MUSIC: BERTRAM - Jason Boland & The Stragglers, w/ Mike & The Moonpies, Globe Theatre


Saturday, July 2
7:30p Legally Blonde the Musical at the Palace
8:00p LIVE MUSIC: BERTRAM - Jeff Hughes & Chaparral, Country, Red Dirt, Globe Theatre, Bertram


Sunday, July 3
6:30p Taste of Chaos tour at the Cedar Park Center.
7:30p Legally Blonde the Musical at the Palace


Monday, July 4
11:00a July 4th Celebration begins at San Gabriel Park
8:00p Frontier Days Celebration at Old Settler's Park, Round Rock

July 4th Celebration Georgetown's 30th Annual 4th of July Celebration. Entertainment will be provided for the entire family throughout the day, and finishes with a spectacular fireworks finale at dusk. Over 60 Arts and Craft booths, 20 Food vendors, kiddie rides, bounce houses and games along with a petting zoo are provided for the children. Musical entertainment, featuring some of the best local and central Texas talent, will begin at the Gazebo at noon and will continue all day. A hometown parade, begins at 11:00 a.m. at the low water crossing, ending at the Gazebo. Fireworks display begins at approximately 9:30pm, launched from the McMaster Athletic Fields on N. College Street. Free, sponsored by Georgetown Sertoma Club. San Gabriel Park, July 3 and 4, Noon-10pm


Legally Blonde the Musical Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture. Legally Blonde The Musical will take you from the sorority house, to Harvard, to the halls of justice with Broadway’s brightest new heroine, Elle Woods.  Watch her tackle stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming warming, this musical is so much fun it should be illegal! $28. The Palace, weekends June 3-July 3. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.


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 (no glass please).
July 1 Square Tones; July 8 Bluegrass Showmen; July 15 – Wilson String Band; July 22 – Bob Case; July 29 – Jimi Lee; August 5 – Mike Hamilton; August 12 – Detentions; August 19 – Adan Davila; August 26 – Roland Waits. Free. Courthouse Square Fridays 6:30pm–8:30pm

Deaths • Services

Linda Lou Liles passed away on June 14. A memorial service for Linda will be held Sunday, July 10 at San Gabriel Park, Georgetown at 2pm

Eugenia Mahone Harrell passed away on June 26. Services will be held on Friday, July 8 at Grace Episcopal Church in Georgetown at 2pm

Paul Anthony Bollinger passed away on June 16. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 5 at Santa Rosa de Lima Catholic Church in Andice at 4pm

Virginia Wilson Evers passed away June 29. A private graveside service was conducted on Saturday, July 2, at the Evers Family Cemetery followed by a Celebration of her life at Hope Lutheran Church.

Pedro Zamora Sanchez passed away on June 29. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 2 at Ramsey Funeral Home at 9am

Larry Lee Buckingham passed away on June 30. A memorial service will be held on July 7 at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel and Crematory at 10am