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

Brix and Ale celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a party on its patio.

Brix and Ale celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a party on its patio.

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.


Crews work on updating a section of I-35 in Central Texas (Courtesy TxDOT)
Central Texas transportation agencies investing millions in I-35 for new lanes, intersection improvements aimed at aiding mobility

About 20 miles of I-35 through Central Texas will see an infusion of $400 million in state and federal funding to add one to two additional lanes in an effort to improve mobility.

The Georgetown-based Texas Speed and Performance, a high-performance aftermarket automotive parts retailer, is expanding its operations in Georgetown. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Georgetown's Texas Speed & Performance expands operations

The business will build two new commercial buildings.

This rendering depicts the front of the Costco planned for Georgetown. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)
Costco in process of opening Georgetown location

Costco is looking to develop a members-only retail warehouse in Georgetown.

Wolf Crossing development brings new stores, minor road changes to Georgetown

As businesses begin to open, city and developers address traffic impact along Hwy. 29 and I-35

Georgetown ISD Hammerlun Center for Leadership and Learning is located at 507. E. University Ave., Georgetown.
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Cianfrani Coffee Company is located at 109 W. Seventh St., Ste. 105, Georgetown. (Community Impact Staff)
Cianfrani Coffee Company under previous owners again

Cianfrani Coffee Company is located on the Georgetown Square.

Grey's Emporium anticipates a Nov. 18 opening. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Grey's Emporium CBD store coming soon to Georgetown

The store is anticipated to open Nov. 18.

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