Field day, gardening class and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, July 25-28

The Georgetown Project is hosting a field day as summer winds down.

The Georgetown Project is hosting a field day as summer winds down.


Rock and roll bingo
Name that tune at rock and roll music bingo at South Fork Fun, Food & Brew. Players will have 15 seconds to name 75 rock ’n’ roll classics. 7-9 p.m. Free. South Fork Fun, Food & Brew, 3309 W. SH 29, Georgetown. 512-279-8042.

Field day with the Georgetown Project
Enjoy an afternoon of field day games as summer winds down. Attendees should meet at the gazebo in San Gabriel Park. Registration is required. The event is hosted by the Georgetown Project, which works to serve children, youth and families in the Georgetown community. 10-11:30 a.m. Free. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. 512-864-3008.


Hometown Heroes
The event is hosted by Wolf Ranch Town Center and will include a movie screening of “Guardians of the Galaxy V1,” live music, food and a kids zone filled with games and activities. Adults will have access to a beer garden. Local hometown heroes will be recognized and will receive a free barbecue sandwich if in uniform. Attendees should bring chairs and blankets to use. 5:30-10:30 p.m. Free. Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1015 W. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-8008.


Master gardeners class
Learn how to grow roses with the Williamson County Master Gardeners Association. Attendees will learn about a variety of roses, best fertilizers and diseases that can harm your flowers. 9-11 a.m. Free. Texas A&M AgriLife training room, 3151 S.E. Inner Loop, Georgetown. 512-943-3300.


Georgetown Sheraton turns 3
The Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel is celebrating its third year in the Georgetown community with birthday specials at its restaurant, Brix and Ale. Noon-10 p.m. Free. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown. 737-444-2700.
By 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.


The Georgetown ISD board of trustees meet in the Hammerlun Center for Leadership & Learning on the third Monday of the month. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Filing opens for Georgetown ISD board of trustees places 4 and 5

One person has filed for one of the two open board of trustee seats so far.

housing, development
Single-family homes sold in Georgetown in 2019 reach record high

"As we look forward to this year, the market is not showing signs of slowing down anytime soon," Austin Board of Realtors President Romeo Manzanilla said.

The Georgetown ISD board of trustees held their monthly meeting at the Hammerlun Center for Leadership and Learning, located at 507 E. University Ave., Georgetown. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown ISD awarded in school architecture competition

Georgetown ISD is among four Texas school districts awarded the Caudill Award, the highest honor in the annual Exhibit of School Architecture competition.

Texas oil and gas industry could see a major slowdown in 2020

The oil and natural gas industry paid a record-setting $16.3 billion in taxes and royalties to local governments and the state in 2019, the Texas Oil and Gas Association announced Tuesday.

This year Field of Honor will be Nov. 7-15 at San Gabriel Park. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Possible new program could bring more artistic elements to 2020 Field of Honor project

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board was invited by the National Endowment for the Arts to apply for a $10,000 grant.

The top photo shows design plans for the mural; the bottom photo shows the current site. (Courtesy City of Georgetown)
New, large mural to be installed on the Gus's Drug building in Georgetown

City Council approved the mural easement agreement at the Jan. 14 meeting.

The persons elected to the positions of mayor, District 2 council member and District 6 council member will be in office until May 2023. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Filing opens for May 2 Georgetown election, race for mayor, District 2 and District 6 council members

Applications for a place on the Georgetown May 2 election ballot may be filed starting Jan. 15.

2020 Market, Scratch Kitchen & Bar opened Jan. 1. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
2020 Market, Scratch Kitchen & Bar now open in Georgetown

The restaurant offers food from from local sources, including farmer's markets, Gulf Coast fishing boats and country farm fields.

Commissioner Cynthia Long has represented Williamson County on the 21-person CAMPO transportation policy board since 2007. (Courtesy Williamson County)
Williamson County Commissioner Cynthia Long named chair of regional transportation planning agency

Long has represented Williamson County on the 21-person CAMPO transportation policy board since 2007.

Avocado toast is served at First Watch The Daytime Cafe. (Courtesy First Watch The Daytime Cafe)
First Watch cafe now open in Wolf Crossing

The restaurant opened Jan. 13.

Grupo Massa performs at the Georgetown Library as part of the Live Music at the Library series. (Courtesy Grupo Massa)
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