Live music, movie night and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Aug. 16-18

Families enjoy the Music on the Square summer concert series in Georgetown.

Families enjoy the Music on the Square summer concert series in Georgetown.

FRIDAY, AUG. 16


1. Music on the Square
Mike Elliot pays tribute to Elvis in one of the final Music on the Square events for the year. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs for use. 6:30 p.m. Free. 710 S. Main St., Georgetown. 800-436-8696. http://visit.georgetown.org/music-on-the-square-concerts

2. Sunset Movie Series
Georgetown Parks and Recreation presents “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” Free popcorn is provided, and participants should bring chairs and blankets to use. Vendors and games begin at 7:30 p.m.; film begins at sunset. The event is held at the soccer fields behind Creative Playscape. 7:30 p.m. Free. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. 512-930-3595. http://parks.georgetown.org

SATURDAY, AUG. 17


3. Lark & Owl author event
New York Times best-selling author Katherine Center will be at Lark & Owl Booksellers. Center has written seven comic novels including “Things You Save in a Fire.” The event will include a conversation and book signing with Center. 7 p.m. Free-$30. 205 W. Sixth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown. 512-966-5789. www.larkandowlbooksellers.com

4. The Canvas Project
View the works of local artists at Wolf Ranch Town Center. Five local artists will display their work in the Shade Plaza near Kirkland's. 5-7 p.m. Free. Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1019 W. University Ave., Ste. 601, Georgetown. 512-930-8008. http://wolfranchtowncenter.com

SUNDAY, AUG. 18


5. Live music at the library
Enjoy bluegrass and country music by Hot Pickin 57s at the Georgetown Public Library’s monthly event. 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. http://library.georgetown.org
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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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