A ‘Daytripper’ premiere party, a 5K and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown Oct. 3-5


Oct. 3

  1. ‘Daytripper’ Premiere Party
    The Daytripper’s 11th season kicks off with a street party in front of the Texas travel show’s Georgetown headquarters. Attendees can expect live music by Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, raffle prizes and a meet-and-greet with Chet Garner. There will also be a screening of the first episode of season 11. 6 p.m. Free. 211 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. https://thedaytripper.com/season-11-premiere-party-at-dthq/

2. Self-defense class for women over 55
The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce hosts a self-defense class for women over the age of 55. The training will promote awareness, strength and self-defense skills. RSVPs are recommended. 8:30-11 a.m. $10. Georgetown Event Center, 1 Chamber Way, Georgetown. http://cca.georgetownchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=txgt&evtid=346495&class=E

Oct. 4

3. First Friday at the Williamson Museum
The Williamson Museum reveals its latest art exhibit as well as new artifacts as part of First Friday on the Square. 6-8 p.m. Free. 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1670. http://williamsonmuseum.org

Oct. 5

4. Playful Child Foundation event
The Playful Child Foundation hosts its inaugural Why Play? Event, which looks to create opportunities for children, families and the community to play and to educate attendees on why play is important to the development of a child. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402. W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-924-6136. www.theplayfulchild.org/why-play-conference-2019?fbclid=IwAR1NttGdShRjJsAaZkR2UeIkYQKjD2iWkGydGIT6fxEjEanmw9gb8I-YgrU

5. Jameson 5K at Southwestern University
The 19th annual Jameson 5K at Southwestern University raises scholarship money for students. Each year, sponsors underwrite the cost of the race so all entry fees go directly into the scholarship fund. 8-10 a.m. $30 (student), $35. Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 713-213-8346. www.facebook.com/events/658692121284160

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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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