Juneteenth celebration, Father’s Day with Rentsch Brewery and other things to do in Georgetown this weekend, June 16-18


From Juneteenth to Father’s Day, there is something for everyone happening in Georgetown this weekend.


1. Senior Dance
The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Senior Adult Dance this weekend. The event is designed for, but not limited to, adults age 55 and older. Dress is casual and light refreshments will be served.

6-9 p.m. $7 (advanced registration is encouraged). Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St. 512-930-1367. www.parks.georgetown.org/senior- adult-dance

2. ‘Swan Lake’
Georgetown Ballet performs the “Swan Lake” ballet at Southwestern University.

7-8:30 p.m. (Fri.), 2-3:30 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.). $12-$15 (additional service fee applies to online purchases). Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, 1001 E. University Ave. www.georgetownballet.com


3. Juneteenth celebration
The Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association hosts the 65th annual Juneteenth celebration. The event starts with a panel and a gospel choir performance, followed by a barbecue lunch for $5 per plate. There will also be vendors, a jewelry display, a raffle and games for youth and adults. The event will conclude with 15-minute interactive presentations.

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Georgetown Community Center at San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St. 512-863-2109 or 512-887-7899.

4. Touch A Truck event
Wolf Ranch Town Center hosts a Touch A Truck event featuring police, military and fire trucks as well as some heavy equipment. The event includes crafts for kids as well as air hockey and foosball tournaments for $5. Proceeds raised during the event will go to the Armed Forces Families Foundation.

9 a.m.-noon. Free. Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1015 W. University Ave. 512-930-8008. www.wolfranchtowncenter.com

5. Dive-In Movie
Georgetown Parks and Recreation screens “Shark Tale” at the Williams Drive pool. Moviegoers can bring flotation devices as long as the devices are translucent and smaller than 4 feet.

Pool opens at 7:30 p.m., movie starts at 8:15 p.m. Free-$3. Williams Drive Pool, 3201 Williams Drive. parks.georgetown.org/sunset-movie-series


6. Free concert at Georgetown Library
Mezzo soprano Keely Rhodes and pianist Khanh Pham perform a program of arias by Bach and his 18th-century contemporaries.

2 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. www.library.georgetown.orgwww.texasbachfestival.org

7. Father’s Day Brunch
Brix And Ale at the Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center feature a special Father’s Day Brunch with Rentsch Brewery. The event includes Rentsch Brewery beer tasting (until 2 p.m.) as well as a chef’s selection of smoked sausage, prime rib, short ribs and migas as well as live music.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. $42 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Brix And Ale, 1101 Woodlawn Ave. 737-444-2750. www.brixandalegtx.com


Fire truck pull for Special Olympics athletes (Saturday) 
Special Olympics Texas and the Texas Law Enforcement Torch Run team up to haul a 55,000-pound fire engine 75 feet. Teams of 12 will compete to haul the truck in the fastest time. Each team must fundraise a minimum of $360 to compete, with proceeds benefits Special Olympic Texas athletes.

2 p.m. $360 (to compete), free (admission). Round Rock Sports Center, 2400 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. www.specialolympicstexas.org 

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