Your guide for things to do in Georgetown in August and September

Rentsch Brewery marks its third year in business Aug. 25 with brewery tours, special-release beers, food trucks and live music.

Rentsch Brewery marks its third year in business Aug. 25 with brewery tours, special-release beers, food trucks and live music.

Here is a local Georgetown guide for upcoming events, meetings and more.

Aug. 17

Movie series wraps up with ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

The Sunset Movie Series closes it 2018 season with Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time.” Attendees should bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks. 7:30 p.m. Free. San Gabriel Park Soccer Fields, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. 512-930-3595.

Aug. 17

Boutique Bazaar features jewelry, clothing vendors

The bazaar includes a variety of vendors selling jewelry, clothing, purses, lotions, soaps, small gift items and other products. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Social Center Ballroom, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown. 512-948-7700.

Aug. 17, 24 and 31

Music on the Square features Neil Diamond hits

Austin’s Mr. Thrill returns to Music on Square on Aug. 17 bringing the sounds of Engelbert Humperdinck and Neil Diamond to the stage. Music on the Square is held most Fridays during the summer on the Williamson County Courthouse lawn. 6:30 p.m. Free. 710 Main St., Georgetown. 800-436-8696.

Additional Performances:

Aug. 24: Steel Country Outlaws

Aug. 31: Them Duquaines

Aug. 18

Pool party for adults, kids celebrates summer’s end

The Berry Creek Country Club lets children and adults spend one of the last days of the summer season poolside. 5-7 p.m. $8 (kids), $12 (adults). 30500 Berry Creek Drive, Georgetown. 512-930-4615.

Aug. 19

Hear some live music at the Georgetown library

The Georgetown Public Library hosts free live music every third Sunday of the month. The concert series is a gift of the Friends of the Georgetown Public Library. 2 p.m. Free. 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551.

Aug. 21

City Council holds special meeting on city budget

Georgetown City Council holds a special meeting for a public hearing on the city’s fiscal year 2018-19 budget. The city’s fiscal year begins in October. 6 p.m. Free. Georgetown Municipal Court, 101 E. Seventh St., Georgetown. 512-931-7715.

Aug. 25

Tours, tunes, brews and food at Rentsch Brewery

Rentsch Brewery marks its third year in business with brewery tours, special-release beers, food trucks and live music. Noon-10 p.m. Free. 2500 NE Inner Loop, Georgetown. 512-688-5046.

Aug. 25

Ante up at Sertoma Club’s Texas Hold’em tournament

The nonprofit Georgetown Sertoma Club hosts its fourth annual poker tournament at Berry Creek Country Club. 11 a.m. $100 (online), $125 (at venue). 30500 Berry Creek Drive, Georgetown. 512-930-4615.

Aug. 25 and 26

Boxers raise gloves and money for local charities

The annual Georgetown Sterling Gloves Boxing fundraising event includes sanctioned boxing matches at Georgetown High School. 2 p.m. $7 (students), $12. 2211 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown.

Aug. 26

Local art guild opens new monthlong art exhibition

The Williamson County Art Guild presents work from Jennifer Polnaszek, an oil, watercolor, graphite and printmaking artist. Polnaszek’s exhibit is open until Sept. 22. 3-5 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551.

Aug. 31

Palace Theatre musical highlights famous quartet

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ is inspired by a famous one-time recording session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. 7:30 p.m. $32. Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469.

Sept. 4

Free-entry Tuesdays start at Garey Park on FM 2243

Garey Park offers free entry on Tuesdays until May 31. Garey Park has a playground, a splash pad, a dog park and an equestrian arena. Free. 6450 FM 2243, Georgetown. 512-930-6800.

Sept. 8

Cellist Hai Zheng performs at Alma Thomas theater

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts presents a show from acclaimed cellist Hai Zheng, who is also an assistant music  professor at Southwestern University. 7:30 p.m. Free. Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1378.

Sept. 8

Market Day brings fun, food and more downtown

The recurring event lets attendees enjoy an outdoor market on the Square with shopping, food vendors, restaurants and entertainment. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 710 S. Main St., Georgetown. 512-639-8719.

Sept. 8

CrossFit event welcomes a range of competitors

The I Can CrossFit competition splits competitors into six divisions based on age and experience. 8 a.m.-noon. $75. Bob Rainey Farms, 6517 N. Lakewoods Drive, Georgetown. 512-828-3145.

Sept. 8

K-9 Kerplunk offers pool party that pups can enjoy

Georgetown Parks and Recreation invites dogs and their humans to an end-of-summer swim party. 10 a.m. noon. Free (humans), $5 (per dog). Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-3596.


Aug. 18 | Bat Fest | Austin
Watch 1.5 million bats emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge.

Sept. 2 | Splash Jam | Cedar Park
Live music, fireworks and other activities in Elizabeth Milburn Park.

Sept. 8 | Pfurry Splash Party | Pflugerville
Dogs can take swims in the Scott Mentzer Pool.


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

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

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


Chick-fil-A will open a location in downtown Austin on July 29. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)
Chick-fil-A coming to downtown Austin; Dutch Bros Coffee opens in Round Rock and more Central Texas news

Located at 600 Congress Ave., Ste. C150, the newest outpost for the fast-food fried chicken giant is locally owned by Luke Steigmeyer.

Interested residents can apply for the city's leadership academy to learn about how to be an effective leader. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown seeks applicants for leadership academy

Participants in the academy will gain a deeper understanding about the city's inner workings.

State Rep. Vikki Goodwin, D-Austin sent a letter July 23 urging Gov. Greg Abbott to allow schools to require masks. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas state reps. call on Abbott to permit school mask mandates amid rising COVID-19 cases

The letter, spearheaded by Rep. Vikki Goodwin, called upon Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath to permit school districts to enact mask mandates and provide virtual learning options.

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)
Leander eyes development with restaurants, retail; Bin Drop opens in New Braunfels and more top Central Texas news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Central Texas area.

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

Experts say that a decrease in mortgage purchase applications points to “a reversion back to norm” in the Austin housing market.

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.

The hospital is a full-service clinic that offers several services for dogs and cats. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Georgetown pet hospital is now under new ownership

Dr. Donnie Hoff purchased the practice from Dr. Margaret Stummer.