Artist talks, poetry open-mic night and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Nov. 1-3

Williamson Museum cemetary tour
The Williamson Museum hosts a cemetery tour at 100F Cemetery in Georgetown. (Courtesy Williamson Museum)

The Williamson Museum hosts a cemetery tour at 100F Cemetery in Georgetown. (Courtesy Williamson Museum)

Nov. 1

1. Riverbank cleanup

Help keep the banks of the San Gabriel River clean at this city hosted event. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Participants are asked to wear appropriate clothing such as long pants, hats, and sunglasses, as well as comfortable closed toe shoes. The cleanup event may be canceled in case of bad weather. Follow the City’s social media page for updates. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. San Gabriel Park, 425 E. Morrow St., Georgetown (next to the playground and eating area). 512-930-6592. https://georgetown.org/2019/10/18/city-hosts-riverbank-cleanup-event-nov-1/

2. Poetry open-mic night

Lark & Owl Booksellers hosts its first open-mic poetry night in the Garden. Attendees are invited to share their original work or a poem that is special to them. Poetry may contain adult language. 7:30 p.m. Free. Lark & Owl Booksellers, 205 W. Sixth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown. 512-688-5582. www.larkandowlbooksellers.com


​Nov. 1-2

3. EVHS Haunted House

East View High School Theater Department presents “Lost in the Woods” haunted house. The event raises money for the department and is recommended for ages 11 and up. 6:30-11 p.m. $10, ($5 each additional round). East View High School, 4490 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1800 ext. 8101. www.evhstheater.com

Nov. 2

4. Law and Order Cemetery Tour, I00F Cemetery, 4pm-6pm

Walk along the International Order of the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Georgetown for a self-guided tour with living history characters honoring local law enforcement and their families. 4-6 p.m. $8 (members), $10. IOOF Cemetery, 701 Smith Creek Road, Georgetown. 512-943-1670. http://williamsonmuseum.org/

Nov. 3

5. Artist talk

The Georgetown Art Center hosts an artist talk for its Contemporary Mosaics exhibit by the Austin Mosaic Guild. The pieces push the boundaries in techniques, formats and materials of mosaic art. The exhibit runs Nov. 1-Jan. 5. 2 p.m. Free. Georgetown Art Center, 816 S. Main St., Georgetown. 512-930-2583. www.georgetownartcentertx.org/calendar/exhibit-contemporary-mosaics
By 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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