Art, plays and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Nov. 21-24

Alex Thompson, "I can feel you breathing under my skin," Digital archival inkjet printc, 2019. (Courtesy Southwestern University)
Alex Thompson, "I can feel you breathing under my skin," Digital archival inkjet printc, 2019. (Courtesy Southwestern University)

Alex Thompson, "I can feel you breathing under my skin," Digital archival inkjet printc, 2019. (Courtesy Southwestern University)

Thursday, Nov. 21

1. Southwestern University Art Department Senior Art Exhibitions

Two seniors of the Sarofim School of Fine Arts—Alex Thompson and Abigail Jendrusch—present their works in a gallery format. Thompson will show a photographic series while Jendrusch will present her porcelain work. The art will be on display until Dec. 1, and it will be open Tue.-Sun. from noon-5 p.m. The seniors will give artists' talks Nov. 21. 5-6:30 p.m. Free. The Sarofim Fine Arts Gallery, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-6511. www.southwestern.edu/sarofim

2. Romance author panel

Lark & Owl Booksellers hosts a romance author panel with Julia London, Sherry Thomas, Laura Griffin and Tracy Wolff. The authors will be discussing their latest books, their love of the craft of writing and more. 6:30 p.m. Free. Lark & Owl Booksellers, 205 W. Sixth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown. 512-688-5582. www.larkandowlbooksellers.com/


Friday, Nov. 22

3. Matthew McQueen at Roots

Georgetown’s own Matthew McQueen returns home after a run on NBC’s “The Voice.” He was on Team Blake Shelton. 7-10 p.m. Free. Roots Bistro, 118 W. Eighth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown. 512-863-7080. https://www.facebook.com/events/939737603045792/

4. ‘A Christmas Story'

The Georgetown Palace Theatre presents a production of “A Christmas Story.” The musical runs through Dec. 29. Price includes $4 ticketing fee. 7:30-9 p.m. $36 (student, military, senior), $39. The Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

Sunday, Nov. 24

5. Puppy red carpet and fundraiser

Wag Heaven Pet Supplies and Self-Serve Dog Wash hosts “Project Runway for Paws.” Pets and their owners will be greeted by a red carpet runway. There will also be vendors and food at the event. The event raises money fro the Georgetonwn Animal Shelter. Noon-2 p.m. Free. Wag Heaven, 3010 Williams Drive, Georgetown. 512-838-3980. www.facebook.com/WagHeaven
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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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