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COCO AT THE LIBRARY

September 24, 7 p.m.

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Georgetown Public library will be hosting an outdoor screening of the Pixas movie Coco. The movie will be shown in the library’s Ninth Street parking lot. Crafts and activities will be available prior to the showing. 


Mexico 2000

September 25, 2 p.m.

Come to the library to witness a special performance by Mexico 2000 Ballet Folklorico dance school. Tickets are required and can be purchased in the library lobby one hour prior to the event.


NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

October 5, 6 p.m. 

After a virtual celebration was held in 2020, the annual National Night Out event supporting safe neighborhoods and public safety employees will take place October 5 in Georgetown from 6-9 p.m. This year, neighborhoods in the city will host block parties. The city is encouraging residents to continue practicing Covid-19 safety measures during activities. The Georgetown Police Department is hosting a reception NNO block party organizers September 28 from 6-8 p.m. at the Public Safety Operations and Training Center, 3500 DB Wood Road. pd.georgetown.org/national-night-out


HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL

October 27, 5:30 p.m.

Hosted at San Gabriel Park, this event is fun for the entire family. On October 27, enjoy a night of hayrides, starting at 5:30 p.m., carnival games from 5:30-8:30 p.m., and a free showing of “Hotel Transylvania” at 6:45 p.m. 

 

BOO BASH ON THE SQUARE

October 31, 1 p.m.

On Halloween, the community is welcome to come down to the Square in costume, bring candy bags and enjoy trunk or treating at the Boo Bash. From 1-4 p.m., local restaurants and shops around the Square will be open for the festivities. This event is free to attend and is sponsored by the Downtown Georgetown Association. Thegeorgetownsquare.com

 

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POPPTOBER FEST

 

October 1-3

POPPtober Fest is a stand-in for the annual Red Poppy Fest, which was cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid. The three-day event on the Square will bring artisan booths, food, live music, a car show, kid zones, a pet parade and more. The full schedule and updates can be found on POPPtoberfest.georgetown.org 


 

ROCK BARN DANCE

October 16

Ride on Center For Kids is setting up for their annual Barn Dance, and will once again welcome people in-person to their facility October 16. The Barn Dance is one of ROCK’s staple fundraisers, and goes to fund their operations as an equine assisted therapy facility. Tickets are officially sold out, but for anyone wishing to support ROCK’s classes and camps, an online auction will be available at ROCKride.org/barndance beginning October 8 at noon and closing at 9 p.m. on October 16.

 


​​Performances

REAWAKENING

September 26, 4 p.m. 

For the first time in nearly two years, the Central Texas Philharmonic will put on a live performance in Georgetown this Sunday to launch its 2021-22 concert season at the Klett Performing Arts Center. The first show, titled Reawakening, features Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, Serge Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, and American composer George Walker’s Lyric for Strings and Modest Mussorgsky’s “Dawn on the Moskva River” from his opera Khovantchina. Tickets are available at www.CentralTexasPhilharmonic.org

 

FAITH IN ACTION MUSICAL

September 30, 7 p.m.

Local nonprofit Faith In Action is hosting a musical celebration on September 30 at the First Baptist Church of Georgetown. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and will celebrate 20 years of serving seniors in the Williamson County area. Admission is free, and the event is family friendly. www.faithinactiongt.com 


American La Ronde

September 24–26

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts presents the play by Steven Dietz at the Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater. In this daring American adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler’s Reigen, a single silver bracelet weaves its way through the most sincere and staggering moments among a chain of complicated love affairs.

 

LOST IN YONKERS

Through October 3  

Georgetown Palace Theatre presents Neil Simon’s award-winning comedy Lost in Yonkers through October 3. Performances of Lost in Yonkers are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. This production will be presented inside at the Palace Playhouse, the Palace's resident black box theatre off Eighth Street and Tin Barn Alley. Tickets are on sale at bit.ly/gpttickets

 

Happenings

Jarrell Library Fundraiser 

September 25, 11 a.m.

Come out to The Granary to help support the Jarrell Community Library Saturday from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. during the group’s Fabulous Fall Fundraiser. The Granary will donate 10 percent of barbecue and drink sales to benefit the library, with entertainment including music and games for the kids. There will also be a silent auction and a “giving tree” raffel. The Granary is located at 110 West Avenue L, Jarrell. 

 

NATIVE PLANT SALE

September 25, 10 a.m.

The NPSOT-Williamson County Chapter will have their Fall Native Plant Sale at Berry Springs Park & Preserve. There will be a selection of locally grown Texas native plants just right for your yard. Knowledgeable sales assistants will help you find just what you need. Special guest Ricky Linex will lead two plant walks and share his expertise in a talk. 

 

WHOLENESS SERVICE

September 26, 6:30 p.m. 

The Georgetown Ecumenical Wholeness Service is pleased to announce the first service of the 2021-2022 year on Sunday evening at 6:30 PM. In person services will resume at San Gabriel Presbyterian Church, 5404 Williams Drive. The Wholeness Service is a prayer by candlelight, asking for God’s presence in our lives, for our community, and for the world. Events are a fusion of two types of worship services: The Service of Healing and Wholeness, and Taize Common Prayers. The theme for this year is an exploration of and meditation on an element of The Lord’s Prayer. Services will also be available via livestream by messaging info@wholeness-service.org.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KIWANIS CLUB MEETING

September 28, 10 a.m.

Join the Kiwanis Club of Sun City Georgetown for a meeting with Josh Schroeder, Georgetown mayor, who will talk about the state of the city. The meeting will be held in the social center at 2 Texas Drive in Sun City .This meeting is free and open to the public

 

SWEET EATS FALL FESTIVAL 

October 1 - November 21

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm, just east of Georgetown, offers an outdoor, fall-themed area to enjoy this season. Along with its annual pumpkin patch, the farm will have a “Taylor Rodeo” themed corn maze this year. The venue also features weekend fireworks and live music, wagon rides, mutton busting, food trucks and more than 30 different activities that are included with a general admission ticket. There is no admission fee for visiting the pumpkin patch alone. www.sweeteats.com

 

SQUARE STAMPEDE

October 7, 5 p.m.

The Williamson Museum invites the public to embark on the “Square Stampede,” a Wild West-themed pub crawl starting at 5 p.m. on October 7. The one-day fundraising event kicks off at the museum, located at 716 South Austin Avenue, where participants will be given a map and five drink tickets for any of the contributing “saloons” on the Square. Venues include Barrels & Amps, Kork, Mesquite Creek Outfitters, Golden Rule, Gumbos and more. 


MUSEUM GHOST TOURS

October 8 - November

The Williamson Museum will start running its fall ghost tours n Fridays and Saturdays starting October 8. Hear stories about the ghosts who have haunted local places for more than a hundred years. The costumed, docent-led tour leaves the museum at 7:30 p.m. There will also be Ghost Hunting tours, with heightened stories, imagery, and interactive ghost hunting, leaving at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on the same dates. Tickets are $20 per person; 15 for members and students. To purchase tickets, call 512-943-1670, stop by the museum or purchase online at www.williamsonmuseum.org/museum-events.