Plant a tree, meet dogs looking for a home and other things to do in Georgetown this weekend: Nov.4-5

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Saturday, Nov. 4
Arbor Day Tree Giveaway
To celebrate Arbor Day, Georgetown’s Parks and Recreation Department will gift 200 city residents either a Cedar Elm or Monterrey Oak tree to plant on private property.8:30-11:30 a.m. Free (preregistration is required). Georgetown Parks and Recreation, 1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-3596. parks.georgetown.org/tree-giveaway/

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch
Celebrate fall at the festival, complete with pony rides, a petting zoo, a hay maze, bounce house, face painting and an obstacle course. There will also be a large pumpkin patch, hay rides, live music, local food trucks and adult beverages for sale. The festival will continue on weekends until the weekend of Nov. 19. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free (ages 2 and under), $10 (adults), $12 (children). Sweet Eats, 14400 E. Hwy. 29, Georgetown. www.sweeteats.com

Weekly Adoption Event
Meet adoptable dogs from the Georgetown Animal Outreach program, a nonprofit animal rescue group which relies 100 percent on foster homes. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. The Monument Cafe, 500 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. www.georgetownanimaloutreach.org

21st Annual Hill Country Arts & Crafts Fair
At this annual event, attendees can see the latest decorative trends and shop for jewelry, decor and gifts from Texas artists on both Saturday and Sunday. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday), 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sunday). Free. Sun City Texas Community Association, 2 Texas Dr., Georgetown.

Sunday, Nov. 5
Field of Honor
More than 1,500 U.S. flags will be displayed in San Gabriel Park to pay tribute to veterans, military service members and first responders during the week of Veterans Day. Flags to be used for the display can be purchased online for $40. The display is presented by the Rotary Club of Georgetown. 2 p.m. (opening ceremony). Event continues daily until Nov 12. Free. San Gabriel Park Activity Field, Chamber Way south of North Austin Avenue. www.georgetowntxfieldofhonor.org

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Carlie Porterfield

A San Marcos native, Carlie Porterfield joined Community Impact as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Texas State University. After covering political, business and school district news in Buda and Kyle for over a year, she made the transition to the Georgetown editorial team, where she is responsible for Williamson County coverage. Before her time with Community Impact, Porterfield had bylines in the Austin American-Statesman, the San Marcos Record and Texas State's student paper, the University Star.

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