The To-Do List: Georgetown-area events in October and November

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in October and November

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WORTH THE TRIP: Oct. 20-22
Formula One hits the track at Circuit of The Americas
Formula One brings a weekend of world-class motor racing and entertainment to Austin. Times, ticket prices vary. Circuit of The Americas, 9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd., Austin. 512-301-6600.

Oct. 21
Film screening focuses on Central American children
Georgetown Public Library and Courageous Conversations host a screening and discussion of the documentary “Which Way Home,” which follows Central American children making their way to the U.S. 5 p.m. Free. 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-3551.

Oct. 21
Kids panel judges business pitches at Southwestern
Pitch-A-Kid presents an event at which entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to a children’s panel to help boost kids’ critical thinking skills. 1-3 p.m. $10 (free for age 12 or younger). Southwestern University, Olin Building, Room 105, 1001 E. University Ave.

Oct. 27
Library hosts Spooky Marine Madness event
The family-friendly event includes a Halloween-themed puppet show, candy and other activities. 6-8 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-3551.

Through Oct. 28
Art Hop exhibits paintings, sculptures and more
The Georgetown Art Center’s 10th annual edition of Art Hop features works from Texas artists. Entries are exhibited for free at the center and at the Georgetown Public Library until Oct. 28. 512-930-2583.

Oct. 28
50 Fellas Foodfest raises money for local schools
Teams create dishes for the public to sample and vote on winners. The event supports the Georgetown ISD Education Foundation. 6-8:30 p.m. $50. GTU Jet Hangar, Georgetown Municipal Airport. 600 S. Hangar Drive. 512-943-1886

Oct. 29
Boo Bash brings music, treats to the Square
Shop and listen to live music while children trick or treat downtown. Attendees are encouraged to arrive in costume for the seventh annual edition of the event. Noon-4 p.m. Free. The Square, 710 S. Main St. 512-868-8675.

Nov. 1
Austin writer Meg Gardiner visits local author series
Meg Gardiner is the featured writer at the next Hill Country Author Series event, which includes a presentation and book signings. 1:30 p.m. $18 ($15 advance purchase online). Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St.

NOV. 5
Georgetown Rotary Club, city host Field of Honor
More than 1,500 U.S. flags will be displayed in San Gabriel Park to pay tribute to veterans, military service members and first responders during the week of Veterans Day. Flags to be used for the display can be purchased online for $40. The display is presented by the Rotary Club of Georgetown. 2 p.m. (opening ceremony). Event continues daily until Nov 12. Free. San Gabriel Park Activity Field, Chamber Way south of North Austin Avenue.

Nov. 7
Early voting, Election Day drawing closer for voters
Early voting begins Oct. 23 for local and state elections. More information regarding what will appear on voters’ ballots can be found on Page 16 or online at

Nov. 11
Veterans Day ceremony honors military service
The Sun City Texas Community Association hosts an hourlong ceremony to honor veterans. The event includes music, service recognition and guest speakers. 11 a.m. Free. Williamson County Memorial Plaza, 2 Texas Drive. 512-948-7700

Wolf Ranch Town Center,
1015 W. University Drive, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

Republic Square Shopping Center,
900 N. Austin Ave., 2:30-5:30 p.m.