Photos with donkeys, holiday shows and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Dec. 12-15

Donkeys Lil Bob and Pedro will be available for Christmas photos at Berry Springs Park and Preserve on Dec. 14. (Courtesy Williamson County)
Donkeys Lil Bob and Pedro will be available for Christmas photos at Berry Springs Park and Preserve on Dec. 14. (Courtesy Williamson County)

Donkeys Lil Bob and Pedro will be available for Christmas photos at Berry Springs Park and Preserve on Dec. 14. (Courtesy Williamson County)

Dec. 12-15

All weekend

1. East View Choir Christmas show

The East View Choral Department presents “A Jolly Holiday.” This show will get you in the holiday spirit with singing and dancing. This year’s production includes traditional Christmas and holiday songs and a visit from Santa, Rudolph, The Grinch and Frosty the Snowman. 7 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.). $5. East View High School Auditorium, 4490 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1800, ext. 8103. www.eastviewchoir.com

2. 'Dashing Through the Snow'


The Georgetown Palace Theatre presents the comedy “Dashing Through the Snow.” The show tells the story of Trina, the innkeeper of the Snowflake Inn who has her hands full with a group of eccentric guests. The show runs through Dec. 29. Price includes $4 ticketing fee. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $36 (student, military, senior), $39. The Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469 www.georgetownpalace.com

Dec. 13

3. ‘The Polar Express’ kids holiday party

The Georgetown Public Library hosts its annual holiday party for kids. There will be crafts, treats and a reading of “The Polar Express.” 6 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. www.facebook.com/events/676280072778676

Dec. 14

4. Holiday photos at Berry Springs

Get a picture with Williamson County's Berry Springs Park and Preserve’s donkeys, Lil Bob and Pedro. Photos will be in front of the Donkey Compound at the old barn by the first parking lot. There will be a decorated staging area where volunteers will work with the donkeys so they are included in the background of the photos. Camera not provided. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 1801 CR 152, Georgetown. 512-930-0040. www.wilco.org/Departments/Parks-Recreation/County-Parks/Berry-Springs-Park

Dec. 15

5. Holiday Magic

Central Texas Philharmonic presents Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” with special guest Metamorphosis Dance. 4-6 p.m. $5 (student), $25. Klett Center for the Performing Arts, 2211 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-633-8050 www.centraltexasphilharmonic.com
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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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