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Garage Sales

138 Meadowlark Circ., Katy Crossing. Multi-family Sale. Sat. 4/22, 7am-1pm. Home furniture & decor, clothing, misc.
Rain date: May 6.

Estate Sale in Berry Creek
29005 Colonial Drive.
Thurs. April 27 - SAT. April 29 10-4

711 Churchill Farms Dr.
Sat 4/29, 8am-2pm.

Estate Sale Fri-Sun.
April 28-30.
Fri/Sat 9am-2pm
Sun 11am-2pm
text for address 512-763-6710

340 River Chase Blvd.
4/29, 9am-4pm.

3704 Sierra Dr. 78628 Fri/Sat, 4/28-29, 8am-3pm.

309 Cedar Lake Blvd. Georgetown, Fri/Sat 8am-2pm; Sun 8am-12noon.

3704 Sierra Dr. 78628 Fri/Sat, 4/28-29, 8am-3pm.

Lots of Stuff Sale,
May 5-6, 9am. Blue building just west of FM 3405 & FM 2338 on right.

119 Arrowhead Lane, 78628,Georgetown. 4/29,
8am-2pm.

Weekend Update, April 29-30

Daily Photo

The Red Poppy Festival is here! Festivities kick off at 6 p.m., Friday, on the Square.


Saturday A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Saturday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe.

 

Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

3-day weather history at the airport [here]


Lake levels Friday

          Georgetown: .02 feet below full (791') -

   Stillhouse Hollow: .36 feet above full (622') -


Early Voting

Tues., April 25 -Sat., April 29
8:00a-6:00p Early voting
Mon., May 1 - Tues., May 2
7:00a-7:00p Early voting

 

Election Day

Saturday, May 6
7:00a-7:00p Election Day


Red Poppy Festival

Friday, April 28
6:00p Red Poppy Festival opens on the Georgetown Square
7:00p Groove Knight, Austin's Classic Party Band, plays on the Red Poppy stage in Downtown Georgetown

 

Saturday, April 29
10:00a Red Poppy Festival opens on the Georgetown Square
10:00a Red Poppy Festival Parade starts on the Georgetown Square
10:00a Historic Shotgun House Tours will be given at 801 West Street, Georgetown
11:00a Red Poppy Festival Classic Car & Truck Show starts off the Georgetown Square
7:30p Blue Water Highway Band plays on the Red Poppy stage in Downtown Georgetown
9:30p Diamond Rio, plays progressive bluegrass and Western music on the Red Poppy stage in Downtown Georgetown

 

Sunday, April 30
11:00a Red Poppy Festival opens on the Georgetown Square
2:00p Historic Shotgun House Tours will be given at 801 West Street, Georgetown
2:00p One in the Hole Ball Drop sponsored by the Sun City Kiwanis off Austin Avenue


Friday, April 28
7:30p Man of La Mancha plays at the Palace Theater
7:30p Always a Bridesmaid plays at the Palace Playhouse located across Austin Avenue from The Palace Theater
7:30p Javier Bonet plays French Horn at the Georgetown Performing Arts Center, 2211 N. Austin Avenue

 

Saturday, April 29
8:00a Pancake Fundraiser hosted by the Georgetown American Legion Post 174, at Applebee's, 350 South IH-35
10:00a Sun City Garden Tour presented by the Sun City Garden Club. Tour begins at The Sun City Activities Center, 1 Texas Drive
3:00p Man of La Mancha plays at the Palace Theater
3:30p Parkinson's Awareness Walk hosted by the Georgetown Area Parkinson's Support Group at San Gabriel Park, Pavilion B, 445 East Morrow St., Georgetown
7:30p Man of La Mancha plays at the Palace Theater
7:30p Always a Bridesmaid plays at the Palace Playhouse located across Austin Avenue from The Palace Theater

 

Sunday, April 30
11:00a Sun City Garden Tour presented by the Sun City Garden Club at The Sun City Activities Center, 1 Texas Drive
2:00p Man of La Mancha plays at the Palace Theater
2:00p Always a Bridesmaid plays at the Palace Playhouse located across Austin Avenue from The Palace Theater
2:00p Ministry of Angels plays in the sanctuary at the First Presbyterian Church of Georgetown, 703 S Church Street
3:00p Let Music Live at San Gabriel Presbyterian Church, 5404 Williams Dr., Georgetown
4:00p Georgetown Symphony Society final concert performances at the Klett Center for the Performing Arts, Georgetown High School, 2211 N. Austin Avenue
7:00p Disney's Lion King Kids Edition plays at the Palace Theater


Deaths • Services

Wilburn Thomas (WT) Castle, age 91, of Florence, Texas was born on February 16, 1926 in Plain Dealing, Louisiana and was welcomed to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, Florence, Texas. Funeral services, with full military honors, will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at First Baptist Church, 106 College St., Florence, Texas. Interment will follow at the Florence Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

 

Juan Raymond Quintanilla, 57, of Georgetown, Texas, passed away on April 26, 2017. A Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m., at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 N IH 35, Georgetown, Texas. Funeral services will take place on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 2 p.m., at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, with the burial to follow at Georgetown Memorial Cemetery.

 

Clarence Stanley Fischer of Bartlett died April 25, 2017. Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church of Bartlett, with Pastor Joe Woodward officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

 

Joe Clifford Brown, age 83, of Florence, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017. The family will receive guests for a time of visitation from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Florence with his funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Florence City Cemetery in Florence.

 

Harold Downey, age 81, of Georgetown passed away on April 27, 2017. Survived by wife Sandra Downey of Georgetown. Services privately held by family.