Georgetown To-Do List: Your guide to local events in February and March

Georgetown Police Chief Wayne Nero will u2018raceu2019 runners during the Chase the Chief event March 4.

Georgetown Police Chief Wayne Nero will u2018raceu2019 runners during the Chase the Chief event March 4.

Here's your ultimate local guide for Georgetown events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of February and March

Runs through March 8

New exhibit of contemporary prints arrives at Southwestern
Join the Southwestern University Sarofim School of Fine Arts' Studio Art Department for the Off the Wall: Contemporary Prints Gallery, in conjunction with PrintAustin. The exhibition explores the intersections of sculptural and pictorial spaces in prints. Noon-5 p.m. Free. Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown 512-863-1378.

Feb. 13

Baylor Scott & White to bring Bloodmobile to Sun City
Baylor Scott & White Health’s Bloodmobile will be parked in the Sun City social center parking lot for a donation drive. Donating takes about 30-45 minutes, and donors receive a free blood t-shirt. Photo ID is required. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free. 2 Texas Drive. 254-724-4376.

Feb. 14

Artist Cheisiel John speaks as part of ‘the Salon’ series
Hosted by The Williamson Museum, the Salon is a recurring event that allows participants to engage in topical discussions with leaders in the fields of science, history, art, archaeology, technology and more. Artist Cheisiel John will speak about her exhibit, "Love in Broken Places," which uses found and repurposed objects to create art pieces. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Wildfire Restaurant, 812 S. Austin Ave. 512-943-1670.

Feb. 15

Stroke support group meets in Georgetown
Baylor Scott & White Health's Stroke Support Group meets to provide support, resources and information for individuals who have experienced strokes. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Free. Baylor Scott & White Clinic Conference Room, 4945 Williams Drive. 512-509-9432.

Feb. 16

Sun City to host more than 40 nonprofits
Attendees can speak with representatives from dozens of nonprofit organizations in need of volunteers. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Sun City Texas Community Association, 2 Texas Drive. 512-864-1200.

Feb. 17

Unique cars and motorcycles gather in downtown Georgetown
Every third Saturday of the month, antique, classic, muscle and late model cars and motorcycles gather on the downtown Square. Free. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. The Square, 710 S. Main St. [email protected]

Feb. 18

Hungrytown to perform at the library
Folk duo Hungrytown, comprised of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, perform during the Georgetown Public Library’s regular live music event. 2-3:30 p.m. Free. 402 W. Eighth St. 512-686-7247.

Feb. 18

The end-all be-all for Georgetown brides
The Georgetown Bridal Show features vendors, prizes, fashion shows and seminars. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $10. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Texas Hotel and Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave. 512-930-3535.

Feb. 23

Southwestern performers put on a show
Students from Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts Music Department will present a collection of solo and ensemble works. 3-6 p.m. Free. 1001 E University Ave. 512-863-1378.

Feb. 26

Georgetown Art Center hosts artist’s talk with Larry Jolly
Artist Larry Jolly will speak about his paintings, which will be on display at the Georgetown Art Center. 2-4 p.m. Free. 816 S. Main St., Georgetown. 512-930-2583.

March 3

The Georgetown Swirl celebrates their 9th annual event
Sample Texas wines while listening to jazz music and tasting foods from local restaurants during the ninth annual event. 6-9 p.m. $50. The Square, 710 S. Main St., Georgetown. 512-930-2027.

March 3

United Way raises money with a flash from the past
Support the United Way of Williamson County by going back in time at Second Chance Prom: ‘80s MTV Edition. A variety of activities will be available, including dinner, dancing, a live auction and prize giveaways for the best MTV icon lookalikes. 7-11 p.m. $100. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown. 512-255–6799.

March 3

Downtown businesses stay open later
Downtown Georgetown businesses stay open until 8 p.m. for evening shopping and activities. Participating locations include galleries, restaurants, wineries and shops. Free. The Square, 712 S. Main St., Georgetown 512-639-8719.

March 4

Georgetown Police Chief Wayne Nero to ‘race’ runners
Hosted by the Georgetown Police Department and the Georgetown Health Foundation, the Chase the Chief run is open to beginners and more serious runners. Participants can “chase” Georgetown Police Chief Wayne Nero in the 5k, or Assistant Police Chief Cory Tchida in the fun run. Noon- 5 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (students). East View High School Athletic Field, 4490 E. University Ave., Georgetown.

March 8

City of Georgetown staff to hold a town hall at Sun City
Georgetown City Manager David Morgan will give a presentation about how the city functions, and city department staff will be available to answer questions. Coffee and donuts are provided. 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Free. Sun City Texas Community Association Ballroom, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown. 512-864-1200.


Heidi's Bakery offers several baked goods such as bagels, Bundt and coffee cakes, scones and cookies. (Courtesy Heidi's Bakery)
Veteran-owned bakery offering bagels and Bundt cakes opens in Georgetown

Heidi's Bakery offers homemade baked goods, and orders may be made through social media.

Purple Sky Bookkeeping services Georgetown and the surrounding areas. (Courtesy Pixabay/Pexels)
Purple Sky Bookkeeping service now open in Georgetown

Purple Sky Bookkeeping offers various monthly bookkeeping services.

Leander Marketplace PUD would be located at the northeast corner of Hero Way and US 183. (Screenshot courtesy city of Leander)
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Mortgage purchase applications are down year over year, but the Austin housing market remains hot. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin housing market still hot but showing signs of slowing down

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Peter Lake (left), chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and Brad Jones, interim president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, provided an update on state regulators' electric grid redesign efforts in Austin on July 22. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Regulators: Texas electric grid prepared for potentially record-breaking demand next week; 'once-in-a-generation reforms' underway

The heads of the agencies in charge of the Texas electric grid met in Austin on July 22 to provide updates on their grid reform efforts.

The Pit Stop Grooming opened in Georgetown on July 1. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Dog grooming shop now open in Georgetown

The Pit Stop Grooming serves dogs of all breeds and sizes.

Straight Fencing serves Georgetown and the surrounding areas. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Fencing, deck business opens in Georgetown

The business provides fencing, decks and pergola services to Central Texas.

Complaints over roofing scams general rise after storms, and the city of Georgetown is looking at how to help residents find reputable roofers. (Courtesy Sarris & MacKir Roofing and Construction)
Roofing scam complaints lead Georgetown officials to consider how to protect residents

Unofficial complaints from residents generally increase after storms such as the recent April hail storm, and leaders are looking at ways to protect residents.

The business serves Georgetown and surrounding areas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Lice-removal service now open in Georgetown

The mobile company offers professional head lice removal at clients' homes and sells products geared toward lice prevention and treatment.

WCCHD vaccination drive
Outside consultants to review programs, performance of Williamson County’s health district

The firm will review services and programs offered by the Williamson County and Cities Health District as well as the performance of different departments.

Back to school bash. (Courtesy Wolf Ranch Town Center)
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