Vision board making, live music and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Jan. 3-4

Georgetown Square (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown Square (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Georgetown Square (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Jan. 3

1. X Factory at Hardtails

Musical group X Factory takes over Hardtails for a night of live music. The band plays rock and blues. 8-11:45 p.m. Free. Hardtails Bar and Grill, 1515 I-35, Georgetown. 512-869-5454. www.facebook.com/events/2752182618181577

2. First Friday on the Square

Start 2020 by supporting local as First Friday on the Square kicks off a new year. The monthly event keeps businesses and restaurants around the Square open later to allow for more visitors. 6 p.m. Free. Georgetown Square, 710 S. Main St., Georgetown. 800-436-8696. www.thegeorgetownsquare.com


Jan. 4

3. Get your vision board ready

Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen will help you kick off the new year with vision board creations. The class includes supplies and welcomes adults and children. Closed-toe shoes are required. Hair must be secured back. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $20. Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen, 1911 N. Austin Ave., Ste. 102, Georgetown. 941-284-4266. www.facebook.com/events/2534497349996445

4. Dan Guevara performs at Jack’s Lounge

Enjoy live music by Dan Guevara as he performs at Jack’s Lounge, located in the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel. 8-11 p.m. Free. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown. 737-444-2700. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ilegt-sheraton-austin-georgetown-hotel-and-conference-center

5. Resolution Rush North Austin

Start your new year with a run in Berry Springs Park and Preserve. The event includes live results and awards, free photos, a costume contest and free kids dash. This is a chip-timed event. There are 5K, 10K and 1 mile options. 9 a.m.-noon. Cost varies. Berry Springs Park and Preserve, 1801 CR 152, Georgetown. https://bodiesracecompany.com/austin
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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