Pirate party, summer lock-in and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Aug. 9-11

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FRIDAY, AUG. 9

1. Pirate party

Georgetown Parks and Recreation hosts an end-of-summer celebration for kids ages 2-8. The event will include games, swimming and raffle drawings, among other activities. 5:30-8 p.m. Free (members), daily pool rates apply. 1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-3596. www.parks.georgetown.org

2. Guided tour of county courthouse

Learn about the historic courthouse, the central point of the Georgetown Square. The building underwent a $9 million restoration that was completed in 2007 and is home to the Williamson County Commissioners Court. 1:20, 2:20 and 3:20 p.m. Free. Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1670. www.williamsonmuseum.org

3. Summer lock-in

Mel’s Lone Star Lanes hosts middle and high school students for an evening of unlimited bowling, arcade and soda. Two slices of pizza are included. 11:45 p.m.-6 a.m. $30-$35. Mel’s Lone Star Lanes, 1010 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-2200. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eggmxw944618f7bf&llr=cf7jf7hab

4. ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’ Splat-O-Rific Camp

Splatter’s hosts it eighth summer camp of 2019. Kids can be dropped off for a day of fun including a screening of “Dora and the Lost City of Gold.” Popcorn and drinks will be provided during the movie. Campers should bring a sack lunch. Reservation required. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $30. City Lights Georgetown, 420 Wolf Ranch Parkway, Georgetown. 512-868-9922. www.facebook.com/events/701851263610644

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

5. ‘Forever Plaid’ musical

The Georgetown Palace Theatre presents “Forever Plaid.” The musical performance will feature pop hits of the 1950s and classic barbershop quartet harmonies. 7:30 p.m. $29 (students, military, seniors), $32. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

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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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