Red Poppy Festival, crawfish boil and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, April 25-28



1. Southwestern University production of ‘American Buffalo’
Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department presents “American Buffalo.” The play tells the story of three small-time crooks who are forced to confront the tensions between them and decide what is more important: loyalty or the need to carry out “business”. 7:30 p.m. (3 p.m. Sun.). $8-$10. Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Heather Hall Black Box Theater, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1378.


2. Red Poppy Festival
The 20th annual Red Poppy Festival will include a parade, a car show, food and live music. Country artist Pat Green will headline the event. The festival runs from Friday through Sunday. For more information click here. Times vary. Free. Georgetown Square, 710 S. Main St., Georgetown. 800-436-8696.


3. Pam Jernigan artist reception
Fabric artist Pam Jernigan stitches subjects and settings from her imagination. Meet Jernigan and enjoy refreshments at the artist reception. The exhibit will be on display at the Georgetown Public Library through May 10. 4-6 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551.


4. Southwestern University Wind Ensemble
The Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department present the Southwestern University Wind Ensemble in concert under the direction of Lois Ferrari. 7:30 p.m. Free. Alma Thomas Theater, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1378.

5. Central Texas Olive Ranch crawfish boil
Central Texas Olive Ranch hosts Sun City night with a crawfish boil and live music by Natalie Metcalf. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. Central Texas Olive Ranch, 5251 FM 972, Georgetown. 512-713-1824.

WORTH THE TRIP Cedar Park (Friday)

Movies in the Park
Attendees can bring blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic to Cedar Park’s Movies in the Park event featuring “Ralph Breaks the Internet.” Glass containers are prohibited. 8 p.m. Free. Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-401-5500.

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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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