Adult spelling bees, fall shopping events and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Sept. 19-21

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THURSDAY

  1. UT Dell Medical School town hall discussion on the research and care of neurodegenerative disease
    The neurology faculty at UT Dell Medical School hosts a town hall in Sun City to discuss advances in the research and care of neurodegenerative disease. This will be an opportunity to listen to the latest research advances into neurological disorders and their treatment and care. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Sun City ballroom, 2 Texas Drive. 512-948-7700

FRIDAY

2. ‘What the spell?’ spelling bee
Lark & Owl Booksellers and the Georgetown Public Library join together for a spelling bee as part of the library’s Adultish program. This team-based event if for age 18 and up. 7-8 p.m. Free. Lark & Owl Booksellers, 205 W. Sixth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown. 512-688-5582. www.larkandowlbooksellers.com

3. Sean Russell Band at Mesquite Creek
Enjoy live music by Sean Russell Band and food from Garbo’s Food Truck at Mesquite Creek Outfitters. 8-10 p.m. (music), 5-10 p.m. (food truck). Free. Mesquite Creek Outfitters, 704 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-9253. www.facebook.com/events/515845215835712

SATURDAY

4. Fall Y’all shopping event
The Caring Place hosts its inaugural Fall Y’all shopping event at Second Helping thrift store. The store is run by the local nonprofit, which raises money to provide basic human needs of all people in the community. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Second Helping, 3700 Williams Drive, Georgetown. 512-943-0713. www.caringplacetx.org

5. Learn to navigate social media
The Artists @ 816, the studio located above the Georgetown Art Center, hosts “ENGAG–Navigating Social Media” with Emma McMullin Major. The event is the first of a monthly series that provides a platform for artists to come together to learn and share. The art series will feature talks by professional artists about navigating the arts life, the business of art and the creative process. 11 a.m.-noon. Free. Farmer’s Gallery, 610 S. Main St., Georgetown. 512-930-2583. www.facebook.com/artists816

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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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