Get in the Halloween spirit with these 5 things to do in Georgetown, Oct. 24-26

The Williamson Museum hosts a ghost tour near the Georgetown Square.

The Williamson Museum hosts a ghost tour near the Georgetown Square.

Oct. 24-26



  1. ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’
    East View High School theater presents “Peter and the Starcatcher." The play tells the fantastical backstory of Peter Pan and his archnemesis Captain Hook. 7p.m. $5 (student and teachers), $10. East View High School, 4490 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-801-4717. www.evhstheater.com


Oct. 24


2. 25th Annual Halloween Festival
The city hosts its annual Halloween Festival at the Georgetown Community Center. The event will feature a trick-or-treat village, games, food and a costume contest. Some activities include a fee. 5-7:30 p.m. Free (admission). Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. 512-930-3595. http://parks.georgetown.org/halloween-festival/

Oct. 25-26


3. Georgetown ghost tours
The Williamson Museum hosts ghost tours around the Georgetown Square. Hear the stories of ghosts who have haunted local places for more than 100 years. There is also a scary tour that includes heightened stories and interactive ghost hunting at 9 p.m. 7:30-9 p.m. $15 (members), $20. Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1670. http://williamsonmuseum.org/

Oct. 26


4. Hallo-Dogtoberfest
Rentsch Brewery hosts a Hallo-Dogtoberfest event. The family-friendly portion of the event will be from 2-6 p.m. Attendees are invited to bring their dog and enter him or her into a dog costume contest and dog-owner look-alike contest. Local pet food vendors, dog trainers, pet boarders, dog bakeries and a dog photographer will have tables set up in the parking lot. We invite adults to come in their Halloween costumes in the evening. Noon-10 p.m. Free. Rentsch Brewery, 2500 NE Inner Loop, Georgetown. 512-688-5046. http://rentschbrewery.com/

5. Meet author Matt Tavares
Lark & Owl Booksellers hosts family story time with Matt Tavares, author of “Dasher." The book tells the story of an adventurous reindeer who wants nothing more than to have snow beneath her hooves and the North Star above her head. 2 p.m. Free. Lark & Owl Booksellers, 205 W. Sixth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown. 512-688-5582. www.larkandowlbooksellers.com
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.


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