Escape rooms, reindeer runs and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Dec. 6-9

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No “Grinch-ing” allowed this weekend with all of these Georgetown Christmas and holiday events.

ALL WEEKEND

  1. Georgetown High Choir presents ‘A Holiday to Remember’
    Georgetown High School’s show choir will perform holiday favorites including songs from “The Polar Express” and “Grinch”. The show—titled “A Holiday to Remember”—is family-friendly and features Frosty the Snowman and Santa Claus. Thu.-Sat. 7 p.m. Free. Klett Center for the Performing Arts, 2211 N. Austin Ave. 512-943-5100. www.georgetownchoir.com

2. East View Choir presents ‘A Jolly Holiday’
The East View High School choir will help you get in the holiday spirit with singing, dancing and costumes. The show will feature some favorite holiday songs including songs from the Christmas movie “Elf” and “Frozen”. Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. $5. East View High School Theater, 4490 E. University Ave. 512-943-1800. www.georgetownisd.org/evhs

SATURDAY

3. Try these popup escape rooms
The Georgetown Public Library will have age-specific escape rooms as part of its Saturday activities. A tween mini-escape room is geared toward kids ages 9-12 years old. Participants will have to escape the room in 10 minutes. A second “Stranger Things”-themed mini-escape room is geared toward teens ages 12-18 years old. 1 p.m. (tweens), 3 p.m. (teens). Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-3551. Library.georgetown.org

SUNDAY

4. Join the Compassionate Friends in a worldwide candle lighting
The Compassionate Friends of Bushy Creek will participate in the annual worldwide candle-lighting event that honors the memories of all children who have died. Annually tens of thousands of families, united in loss, light candles for one hour. The program will feature music, readings and refreshments. 6:30 p.m. Free. 510 Luther Drive. 512-348-785. www.compassionatefriends.org

5. Run like a reindeer
Join the Locker and help raise money for kids at the fifth annual Reindeer Run. The event will include a Santa’s Village that will have Christmas shopping, food, crafts, photos with Santa and a costume contest. Pets are welcome. 1 p.m., run begins at 2 p.m. $20 adults, kids $10. McMaster Athletic Complex, 101 W. L. Walden Drive. 512-688-5221. www.thelocker.info

WORTH THE TRIP

SantaCon, Austin
Take part in the Santa-themed pub crawl, complete with food and drink specials and reindeer games. Santa Suits and other Christmas-themed attire is encouraged. The event benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas. 2-6 p.m. $20. Rainey Street, Austin. 512-472-5437. https://www.classy.org/event/santacon-2018/e193916

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Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.
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