September 26, 2022


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Live Performances 

How I Became a Pirate
September 30-October 2
A normal day at the beach turns into a day of adventure when young Jeremy Jacob spots a band of pirates rowing to shore. In between singing, dancing and finding a place to bury their hidden treasure, hopefully Jeremy Jacob can make it home in time for soccer practice. This is a Southwestern University production at the Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater.

Arts

OAXACAN GOLD
Through September 24
The Georgetown Art Center will host National Geographic Image Collection Photographer Greg Davis for a culturally immersive and multi-faceted show titled Oaxacan Gold. The show, which opens on August 26, will feature photographs and artifacts from the Mexican state of Oaxaca and will be on display until September 24. The idea and premise of the exhibition are to bring awareness to the culture and traditions of Oaxaca through exhibitions, new media applications, and speaking engagements.

Area happenings

HILL COUNTRY AUTHOR SERIES
October 20, 2 p.m.
The Hill Country Authors Series returns October 20 and will feature Lynda Rutledge, author of the bestselling novel West with Giraffes. The Hill Country Authors series is a long-running program by the Friends of the Georgetown Library that brings published area authors to the library for presentation. The event takes place Thursday, October 20 at 2 p.m. in the Friends Room upstairs at the library, located at 402 West Eighth Street. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available from September 6-October 18 online at the Friends of the Library website www.folgeorgetown.org. Tickets may also be purchased at Second-Hand Prose, the used bookstore upstairs at the library. Refreshments are included in the cost and will be served by Sweet Lemon Kitchen. Lark and Owl will be on hand to sell copies of West With Giraffes, which the author will sign.

STEP UP AND SCALE DOWN
November 8
Are you interested in making some small changes towards a healthier lifestyle?  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has a great program for you. Using USDA dietary guidelines and evidence-based research, in just 8 weeks you can find the path to help you maintain a healthier weight, stay active, and reduce your risk for chronic disease. Classes will be every Tuesday from 12-1 p.m., starting on September 20 through November 8. The cost is $60 and lunch will be provided. Located at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 100 Wilco Way, Room 205. For more information, contact Katie Sharpton, family and community health agent, at 512-943-3300 or katie.sharpton@ag.tamu.edu.

Bulletin board

BLOOD DRIVE
October 22, 10:30 a.m.
Local veterans service organizations will host a blood drive at VFW Post 8587 located at 1000 North College Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 22. Contact Craig at cwellborn@weareblood.org to register. We Are Blood is the collection agency. A mask is required to participate in this event. Walk-ins are permitted on a space-available basis. The lead sponsor for this event is the U.S. Submarine Veterans Inc., Central Texas Base.