Enjoy a play, orchestra or choir performance or participate in a fun run: things to do in Georgetown this January and February

Marty Haggard, the oldest son of country artist Merle Haggard, pays tribute to his dad through stories and songs on Jan. 31 at the Georgetown Event Center. (Courtesy Marty Haggard Music)
Marty Haggard, the oldest son of country artist Merle Haggard, pays tribute to his dad through stories and songs on Jan. 31 at the Georgetown Event Center. (Courtesy Marty Haggard Music)

Marty Haggard, the oldest son of country artist Merle Haggard, pays tribute to his dad through stories and songs on Jan. 31 at the Georgetown Event Center. (Courtesy Marty Haggard Music)

Check out this list of things to do in Georgetown in January and February:

Jan. 31

Marty Haggard pays tribute to his father, Merle


Marty Haggard, the oldest son of country artist Merle Haggard, pays tribute to his dad through stories and songs. 2 p.m., 7 p.m. $28. Georgetown Event Center, 1 Chamber Way. 1-800-838-3006. https://martyhaggardtickets.com/

Jan. 15 through Feb. 22

“Art with Enthusiasm” exhibit


Artist Helena Conti-Hatch’s solo exhibit will be on display at the Georgetown Public Library. Her paintings are full of energy and enthusiasm displayed in bold, dynamic brushstrokes. Time varies. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-3551. https://library.georgetown.org/

Jan. 30 through Feb. 2

‘James and the Giant Peach’


The Georgetown High School Theater Department presents the musical “James and the Giant Peach.” 7 p.m. (Thursday-Saturday) 2 p.m. (Sunday). $8 (student), $12 (adult). Georgetown High School, 2211 N. Austin Ave. 512-943-5100. https://sites.google.com/georgetownisd.org/ghstheater

Jan. 31 through March 1

‘Peter Pan’ musical


The Georgetown Palace Theatre presents “Peter Pan.” Join Peter Pan and the Darling children on their journey to Neverland and learning the importance of growing up. Times vary. $32 (seniors and students), $34. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com
Feb. 5

Hill Country Author Series

Friends of the Georgetown Public Library host Elizabeth Crook, the author of five novels, including her latest, “The Which Way Tree.” Tickets include dessert. 2-3 p.m. $15 (advance), $18 (day of). Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. https://library.georgetown.org/

Feb. 7

First Friday on the Square


Visitors to the Georgetown Square can enjoy an evening of live music, gallery hopping and shopping as part of First Friday, a monthly event series in which downtown shops and businesses remain open later than their usual business hours. 6-8 p.m. Free. 710 S. Main St., Georgetown. 800-436-8696. https://visit.georgetown.org

Feb. 8

Austin Civic Orchestra


The Sarofim School of Fine Arts presents the Austin Civic Orchestra, featuring Lois Ferrari, in concert on the Alma Thomas stage. Ferrari is a professor of music at Southwestern University, where she teaches conducting. 7:30 p.m. $10 (military, student and senior), $15. Alma Thomas Theater, Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-6511. www.southwestern.edu

Feb. 8

Cupid’s Chase 5K and fun run


Take part in the 25th annual Cupid’s Chase 5K and Fun Run, hosted by the Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department. This is a chip-timed event. Dogs are welcome on the course. The event benefits Georgetown parks. 7:30 -10 a.m.$15 (kids 10 and under), $30. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow, Georgetown. 512-930-3595. https://cupid.georgetown.org/

Feb. 14

Valentine’s Day guitar concert


Enjoy the music by guitarist Adam del Monte as part of the Southwestern University Sarofim Music Series. Del Monte infuses traditional flamenco with other musical styles from around the globe. 7:30 p.m. $15-$20. Alma Thomas Theater, Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-6511. www.southwestern.edu

Feb. 15

Shake, Rattle and Roll


The ninth annual Heart to Heart Gala benefits the Sacred Heart Community Clinic which provides free medical and dental care to low-income, uninsured residents of Williamson County. Enjoy a night of dancing, casino games, dinner and drinks as well as an auction. 6 p.m.-midnight. $100. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn St., Georgetown. 512-589-4580. http://hearttoheartgala.com/

Feb. 15

Canvass Project goes BiG


The Wolf Ranch Town Center’s monthly Canvass Project brings art work and products by citizens of Brookwood in Georgetown, or BiG. BiG is a vocational community that provides meaningful work and a sense of belonging for adults with functional disabilities. 1-3 p.m. Free. Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1015 W. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-8008. https://brookwoodingeorgetown.org/

Feb. 16

Austin Flute Choir


The Austin Flute Choir performs as part of the Live Music at the Library series. The choir is part of the Austin Flute Society, a nonprofit; its membership includes students, teachers, professionals and amateurs. 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. https://library.georgetown.org/

Feb. 21 through March 8

‘Patsy Cline: One More Time’


Spend a night with Patsy Cline and her greatest hits in an intimate setting at the Palace Playhouse with “Patsy Cline: One More Time.” Times vary. $32 (seniors and students), $34. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 216 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.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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