Live music, pet adoption and community service: 6 things to do in Georgetown, Sept. 27-30

See below a list of things to do this weekend in Georgetown.

THURSDAY


Famed quartet to play at Southwestern University
Enjoy the music of HUB New Music, a quartet made up of a flute player, clarinet player, violinist and cellist. HUB New Music is best known for playing through challenging pieces while exploring collaborative, contemporary music. Each member of HUB New Music is also a music educator, and the group is passionate about influencing the next generation of great musicians and artists across the country with a focus on artist entrepreneurship. 7:30-9 p.m. Free but must reserve a ticket with Mathers Box Office. Alma Thomas Theatre, Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave. 512-863-1378. www.southwestern.edu/live/events/9795-sarofim-music-series-hub-new-music

Good Water presentation to discuss climate, soils and biodiversity
The Good Water chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists will host guest speaker Michael Huston to discuss biodiversity and ecosystems. Huston is a retired biology professor from Texas State University, who has looked at the link between geological, climatic and planetary conditions with ecological and evolutionary processes. 7 p.m. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3151 SE Inner Loop Road. 512-943-3300. https://txmn.org/goodwater

FRIDAY


Help your community at Day of Caring
Live United is sponsoring a Day of Caring. Williamson County community members are encouraged to give a couple of hours to this community-wide service event that addresses critical needs through volunteer action. The event kicks off at the Round Rock Sports Center with breakfast tacos, coffee, T-shirts, giveaways and a short rally, but there will be over 300 volunteers doing various projects across the county. Look up projects here. 8 a.m.- noon. Free, but pre-registration is required. Locations vary. 512-255-6799. www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-united-way-of-williamson-county-day-of-caring-september-28-kickoff-event-at-the-round-rock-registration-48161747082

SATURDAY


Save a life at pet adoption event
The Feathers & Fur event will bring 14 vendors with items and services for all kinds of pets, as well as have pet adoptions by the Williamson County Regional and Georgetown animal shelters. The event is sponsored by For the Birds, a bird supply store in Georgetown, that will also being cleaning bird houses and feeders for a donation to the shelters. Proceeds from the event will go to the shelters. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. For the Birds, 1103 Williams Drive, Building 4. 512-688-5278. www.facebook.com/forthebirdsgeorgetown

Enjoy wine and music at annual festival
Georgetown’s 11th Annual Wine and Music Festival will bring nearly 20 wineries and breweries, as well as performances from Micah Marcos, the Peterson Brothers and Mike Hamilton, among others. Put on by the Downtown Georgetown Association, the event is held in the Georgetown Square. Must be 21 years of age and older to enter. Noon-8 p.m. General admission $25 online, $35 day-of; VIP $50 online only. Georgetown Square, 117 W. Eighth St. 512-868-8675. www.thegeorgetownsquare.com/Wine---Music-Festival.html

Here are other events taking place on Saturday:

  • Georgetown Health and Wellness Expo
    10 a.m. – 1p.m. Free. Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave. 512-930-3535. https://georgetownchamber.org/healthexpo/

  • Williamson County Texas Alzheimer’s Walk
    8 a.m.-noon. Free. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. 512-241-0420. www.txalz.org/walk

  • Free breakfast for first responders
    8-10 a.m. Free. San Gabriel Lodge, 900 N. College St. 512-289-0954. Sangabriel89.org


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Alan’s Hope 5k run to bring suicide prevention awareness
Alan’s Hope, a project dedicated to suicide prevention and awareness, is hosting its second annual 5K walk and run, “Guitars for HOPE,” in recognition of National Suicide Prevention Month. The event will feature live music along the route as well as health and wellness information and activities. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $15. Twin Lakes Park, 204 E. Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park. 512-26-4280. www.eventbrite.com/e/alans-hope-guitars-for-hope-5k-runwalk-tickets-49212095703?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=esfb&utm-source=fb&utm-term=listing
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