4 things happening in Georgetown this week

There is plenty happening in the Georgetown area this weekend, including a public viewing night at Fountainwood Observatory.

There is plenty happening in the Georgetown area this weekend, including a public viewing night at Fountainwood Observatory.

It is another busy week in the Georgetown area. Here are four things you need to know:

Hill Country Author Series
Nov. 2


The Georgetown Public Library hosts Austin author Karan Mahajan, who discusses his second book, “The Association of Small Bombs.” The work covers the effects of terrorism on all involved. 1:30 p.m. (doors open), 2 p.m. (presentation). $15 (in advance), $18 (at the door). Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-868-8974. www.library.georgetown.org

WilCo Goes Red For Women
Nov. 3

The American Heart Association’s event, presented by St. David’s HealthCare, aims to raise awareness and funds for research, prevention and education of heart disease and stroke among women in Williamson County. The event is led by JJ Parker and Barbie Sproull, and attendees are encouraged to wear red. 6-8:30 p.m. $25 (per person). Don Hewlett Chevrolet, 7601 S. I-35. 512-338-3487.

Rotary Club of Georgetown annual golf tournament
Nov. 4

The invitational golf tournament precedes the Pavilion After Golf Dinner and benefits local charities and scholarships for Georgetown ISD students. 1 p.m. (shotgun start), 5:30 p.m. (dinner). $30 (pavilion dinner and wine tasting), $150 (single player, dinner and wine tasting). Cowan Creek Golf Club, 1433 Cool Spring Way. 512-257-8889. www.georgetownrotary.org

Fountainwood Observatory public viewing
Nov. 5
Visit the Fountainwood Observatory at Southwestern University for its free public viewing night. Visitors should park on Southwestern Boulevard and walk to the observatory. 8-10:30 p.m. Free. Fountainwood Observatory adjacent to the Rockwell Baseball Field at Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave. 512-863-1242. www.southwestern.edu


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