To-do List: 15 Georgetown events happening in May and June


May 16-17: Texas Tree Climbing Championship

In addition to the tree-climbing competition, the Texas Tree Climbing Championship includes the Arbor Fair with tree giveaways, tree care and landscaping talks and demonstrations, and face painting. Times vary. Free. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St. 979-324-1929.

May 17: Sunset Movie Series 

The monthly movie series features “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse.” Attendees should bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks. 8 p.m. Free. Garey Park, 6450 FM 2243. 512-930-3595.

May 17: ABBA tribute concert

Dancing Dream ABBA Tribute brings glitter and glamour to Sun City for a night of ‘70s pop hits and memorable performances. 7-8:30 p.m. $16. Sun City Community Association, 2 Texas Drive. 512-948-7700.

May 19: Live music at the library

Minnie and Ella Jordan perform during an edition of the Live Music at the Library event series. The duo showcases a mix of jazz, western swing, bluegrass, country and Americana music. 2 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-3551.

May 19: Stories from the border 

Learn about the experience of refugees from south of the U.S. border from members of Hope United Church who traveled to Brownsville, Texas, to gain firsthand experience from people arriving at the border to seek asylum. 2-3 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-3551.

May 19: ATX Food Truck Festival

The BBQ and brunch festival includes music and a petting zoo. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. free (children under 12), $5-$12. Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1015 W. University Ave. 512-905-2181.

May 25: Heroes Night Out

The annual military appreciation barbecue offers food, live music, a car show and veteran services vendors for all active-duty military, veterans, first responders and their families. Registration is required by May 17. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Reunion Ranch, 850 CR 225. 512-986-7660.

May 25: Impact Dance Company contemporary recital

Impact Dance Company presents “Rooted,” a contemporary dance performance. Times vary. $18. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave. 512-259-6444.

May 26-June 2: Beethoven Festival

Performances at the annual event, which is held in the theater at the Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center at Southwestern University, include Beethoven Violin Concerto and Beethoven Symphony No. 3. 4-6 p.m. $25 (concert), $135 (series). 1001 E. University Ave. 512-639-0433.

May 31: Project Graduation

The all-night event gives recent graduates a safe place to celebrate with friends and classmates in an alcohol-free and drug-free environment with entertainment and food. 11 p.m.-4 a.m. Free. Georgetown High School, 2211 N. Austin Ave. 512-943-5100

June 1: Georgetown Art Center artist reception

The art center hosts an artist reception for the exhibit “Nosotros.” Artwork in the exhibit celebrates and reflects on the land and culture of the American Southwest, the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico and South America. The exhibit runs from May 31-July 7. 6-8 p.m. Free. Georgetown Art Center, 816 S. Main St. 512-930-2583. 

June 7: Annual Fish Fry Scholarship Fundraiser

The Williamson County A&M Foundation Fish Fry Scholarship Fundraiser features a fish fry dinner and silent auction. 5-8 p.m. $7 (age 10 and under), $15. Georgetown Community Center, 445 Morrow St. 512-887-2247.

June 7-July 7: Georgetown Palace Theatre presents musical ‘Evita’

The musical follows the early life, rise to power, charity work and eventual death of Argentine political leader Eva Perón. Times vary. $29 (military members and students), $32. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave. 512-869-7469.

June 7: Glow goat yoga

The event, which is for adults only and requires tickets, combines a variety of yoga styles, including hip-hop yoga, goat yoga, silent yoga and glow yoga. 7-9 p.m. $25. A Shot of Texas Ranch, 201 Cobb Creek Road. 512-746-2729.

June 7: First Friday on the Square

Visitors to the Georgetown Square can enjoy an evening of live music, gallery hopping and shopping as part of First Friday, a monthly event series in which downtown shops and businesses remain open later than their usual business hours. 6-8 p.m. Free. 710 S. Main St. 800-436-8696.

Georgetown Live Music Calendar

Roots Bistro
118 W. Eighth St., Ste. 101

16 MorningStar, 7 p.m.
17 Jo Ellen and the Box of Chocolates, 7:30 p.m.
18  Mercury 3,7 p.m.
31 Dirty Echoes, 7 p.m.

Sun City Texas Community
2 Texas Drive

22 The Sieker Band, 7 p.m.
31 Armadillo Swing Band, 7 p.m.

05 A Capella Texas, 7 p.m.

Area Farmers Markets

Georgetown Farmers Market
2:30-5:30 p.m., Thursdays
500 S. Austin Ave.

Sun City Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon., Tuesdays
2 Texas Drive

Wolf Ranch Farmers Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays
1015 W. University Drive

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Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.
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