Fun runs, crafting and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Jan. 31-Feb. 3


Welcome February at these weekend events in and around Georgetown.


Run for a cause
The 24th annual Cupid’s Chase 5K and Fun Run will have a new route. The race begins at the Williamson County Courthouse and ends at Bark Park near the San Gabriel Park. Proceeds from the event benefit the Georgetown Department of Parks and Recreation. 7:30 a.m. $10-$22. 710 Main St., Georgetown. 512-930-3595.

Austin Civic Orchestra presents ‘Meisters of Musik’
Enjoy music by German and Austrian “Meisters of Musik” during the Austin Civic Orchestra’s annual performance at Southwestern University. The event will include works by Mozart and Beethoven. A pre-concert talk about the music will begin at 6:45 p.m. 7:30-9 p.m. $10 (seniors, military and students), $15. Alma Thomas Theater, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-200-2261.

Enjoy food trucks and live music at Central Texas Olive Ranch
Central Texas Olive Ranch will have the Garbo’s Lobster food truck and live music by Nick Sterling. Attendees can also get a free tour of the orchard. The ranch holds food truck and live music events most Saturdays. 5-9 p.m. Free. Central Texas Olive Ranch, 5251 FM 972, Georgetown. 512-630-7085.

Looking for a quick Valentine’s Day gift?
Board and Brush will offer a Valentine’s Quickie Crafting session for all ages. Attendees can make one of seven Valentine signs to use as gifts or home accents. 10-11:30 a.m. $20. 104 CR
Ste. 103, Georgetown. 737-931-7774.


Bridal show brings more than 70 vendors
More than 70 wedding experts will come together for the Georgetown Bridal Show. Meet vendors who specialize in cakes, bachelorette parties, cosmetics, dances, DJing, event centers, flowers, invitations and photography, among other specialties. The show will also have honeymoon giveaways and a fashion show. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $10. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-3535.

WORTH THE TRIP Saturday (Round Rock)

Reception and presentation honor the life of Bill Pickett
A reception and presentation from the Round Rock Black History Organization will honor the life of Bill Pickett, an African-American cowboy. 10 a.m. (reception), 11 a.m., 1 p.m. (presentations). Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Round Rock.

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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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