Georgetown Bridal Show, comedy theater and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Jan. 24-26

The 2020 Georgetown Bridal Show will bring more than 90 vendors to Georgetown. (Courtesy Georgetown Bridal Show)
The 2020 Georgetown Bridal Show will bring more than 90 vendors to Georgetown. (Courtesy Georgetown Bridal Show)

The 2020 Georgetown Bridal Show will bring more than 90 vendors to Georgetown. (Courtesy Georgetown Bridal Show)

Jan. 24

1. Palace Theatre presents ‘Laughter on the 23rd Floor’


The Georgetown Palace Theater presents "Laughter on the 23rd Floor.” This comedy has show attendants struggling to out each other with gags while vying for the attention of star madman Max Price. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $32 (seniors and students), $34. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

Jan. 25

2. Southwestern faculty concert


The Sarofim School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University presents the faculty piano concert of David Utterback. Utterback is an active collaborative and solo pianist in the Austin area. He is also a member of the Austin Chamber Ensemble and accompanist for the choirs of Chorus Austin. 7:30 p.m. Free. Southwestern University, Alma Thomas Theater, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512- 863-1378. www.southwestern.edu/music

3. Meet author Cate Berry

Lark & Owl Booksellers welcomes children’s author Cate Berry. Berry’s book, “Chicken Break,” was released in October. 3 p.m. Free. Lark & Owl Booksellers, 205 W. Sixth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown. 512-688-5582. www.larkandowlbooksellers.com

Jan. 26

4. Georgetown Bridal Show


The annual event has more than 90 vendors, a fashion show and giveaways. Vendors include DJs, photographers and venues. The event is put on by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce. Noon-4 p.m. $10. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-3535. www.georgetownbridalshow.com

5. Artist reception for Craig Meurer

Craig Meurer's solo exhibit, “Dynamic Birds of Prey: Photography from Multiple Continents,” includes many rare species such as red kites, black chested buzzard eagles, black eagles, golden eagles, bateleur eagles, European kestrels, vultures, owls and more. His photos will be on display at the Georgetown Public Library through Feb. 22. 2-4 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. library.georgetown.org
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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