Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, March 14 -17


How will you spend this upcoming weekend?


  1. Teens learn to do improv at workshop
    The Georgetown Public Library hosts an improv workshop for 12- to 18-year-olds. The improv workshop is taught by experienced professionals from Excused Absence Comedy. 3 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-819-3132. www.library.georgetown.org/events-calendar


2. Georgetown hosts first photography festival
The inaugural Georgetown Texas Film Festival begins with a photo walk in front of the Williamson County Courthouse, where attendees can take photos with guidance from  David Valdez, event coordinator and former chief official White House photographer. Throughout the day, attendees can talk with photographers and take part in photography demonstrations. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Georgetown Square, 710 S. Main St., Georgetown. www.davidvaldezphotography.com/blog/georgetowntexas-photography-festival

3. Check out some hot rods at Pistons on the Square
The March edition of the Pistons on the Square event gathers owners and enthusiasts of antique, classic, muscle and late-model cars and motorcycles on the square. The events are held on the third Saturday of every month. 8-10 a.m. Free. 103 W. Seventh St. 512-863-5598.


4. Restaurant hosts St. Patrick’s Day lunch
Brix and Ale will have drink specials, live music and Irish bites on its patio. Noon-4 p.m. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, 1100 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown. 737-444-2750. brixandalegtx.com

5. Live music at the library
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Celtic, Irish, Scottish and English music. The musical duo Chaski will have Shana Norton on harp and Adrienne Inglis on flute. 2 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. Library.georgetown.org

Austin (Sunday)

Party on Rock Rose at St. Patrick’s Day celebration
Jack & Ginger’s Irish Pub hosts its annual St. Patrick’s Day block party with live music. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. $10 (before noon), $20 (after noon). 15100-B Rock Rose Ave., Austin. 512-350-3738.

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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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